There has been some interesting rumours emerge which have claimed Chelsea have made a formal bid to try and prise Neymar away from Santos.

Chelsea faxed offers, thus appears heard on his future destination, even if Santos still seem to doubt recently the rumours of a possible agreement between Neymar and Barcelona.

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The Brazilian club received several proposals of large European clubs. Chelsea, Bayern and a third club would have faxed figures for a transfer in June 2013. (Le10Sport, in French)

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovic is a massive admirer of the lad and the news will come as a surprise as many though he would not be leaving Brazil until at least after the 2014 world cup. But in the summer there will surely be more bids to see if they can tempt the lad away from his homeland.