Chelsea ready to sign future Ballon d’Or winner wanted by Arsenal

Chelsea ready to sign future Ballon d'Or winner wanted by Arsenal
Chelsea are reportedly keen on Gabriel Barbosa (Picture: Getty Images)

Chelsea are reportedly interested in the potential transfer of Santos forward Gabriel Barbosa.

Barbosa is tipped to be Brazil’s next big thing and the 19-year-old follows in a long line of stars to come out of Santos, including Neymar, Robinho and, of course, Pele.

The teenager has scored 46 goals in 128 appearances for the Vila Belmiro outfit which has led to the Blues weighing up a move for the star, according to the Sun.

Manchester United and Arsenal are also understood to be interested in Barbosa who made his senior debut for Santos aged 16 back in 2013.

The three Premier League clubs could be set to battle it out for the hugely promising youngster who scored over 600 goals for Santos at youth level.

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