Chelsea close to signing Barcelona teenager Romeu

Chelsea close to signing Barca teenager
Chelsea close in on Barcelona defensive midfielder Oriol Romeu.

Chelsea are close to signing Barcelona teenager Oriol Romeu, according to reports.

The Catalan club want €5m (£4.35m) for the 19-year-old defensive midfielder, who made his full debut for the 2011 Champions League winners last season.

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas had previously shown an interest in the player during his time managing Porto.

The Stamford Bridge club recently made a bid for Anderlecht striker Romelu Lukaku and have had offers rejected for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Luka Modric.

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