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Gabriel Menino

Chelsea are monitoring Palmeiras midfielder Gabriel Menino and are interested in a summer move for him according to Brazilian news outlet UOL.


The 20-year-old has already made 59 appearances for Palmeiras since he made his debut. He was called up to the Brazilian national team in September after a stellar campaign for his club last season.

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His magnificent performances in the Brazilian top flight have attracted the attention of several of the best clubs in Europe, including Chelsea and Atlético de Madrid.

Atlético de Madrid have been strongly linked to the midfielder, with Chelsea reportedly set to battle La Liga leaders in the race for his signature.


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Chelsea are looking to strengthen their squad in the summer and Menino, who can play efficiently in both midfield and right-back, has become a potential target.




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Atlético de Madrid are reportedly the favorite in the race for Gabriel Menino. However, they will have to balance their accounts due to the rules of Financial Fair Play and will have to sell some players before making a move.


Chelsea are looking to take advantage of Atlético de Madrid’s financial difficulties. However, it is unclear how much the Blues will be willing to spend for the midfielder.


It is reported that while the versatile midfielder has a release clause of €50m, Chelsea and Atlético de Madrid value him between £15m and £20m respectively.

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