Date: 23rd June 2014 at 8:28am
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Speculation linking us with centre-backs continues to generate column inches in the tabloid media.

Now quit whether we`re actually in need of a centre back remains a debatable subject.

However, it would seem that it is the same name that continues to be in the frame, that of the FC Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala.

Today, if the tabloid media is correct, Chelsea`s chances of landing the player have somewhat improved after a declaration from the Catalan giants, Barcelona, they are no longer interested in signing the 23 year-old centre-back.

Which if the speculation is correct leaves two main contenders for his signature, Chelsea Football Club and some fading giant going by the name of Manchester United Football Club.

What are your thoughts on the acquisition (possible) of Eliaquim Mangala?