Chelsea FC looking to conclude Turan deal ASAP

Chelsea FC are closing in on Turkey midfielder Arda Turan and hope to have a deal for the left sided player completed by next week.

Owner Roman Abramovich is keen to get some players on board quickly during pre-season and although the final decision will be left to Andre Villas-Boas, Turan remains one player that is believed to be wanted across the Chelsea staff.

The club initially bid £15m for the Galatasaray forward then quickly increased the bid to £18m which was duelly accepted, the terms of the agreement are now to be set between the player and club with a medical highly likely to take place next week when Turan travels to London.

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