Sky Sports News have reported just now that Chelsea have confirmed that both Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur made enquiries for striker Demba Ba, but they have rejected both London clubs and accepted an offer from another unnamed Premier League club.
But Ba’s representatives did say that his preference was to play in the Champions League.
So what does this mean? Should Arsenal look elsewhere? Are Chelsea concerned about the threat from Arsenal in the Premier League and are they reluctant to strengthen another Premier League rival?
More to follow.