Chelsea defensive midfielder Nemanja Matic is on the verge on joining Serie A giants Juventus according to reports making rounds in Italy.
The Serb has been one of the under-performing stars for the Blues this season. His powerful display has been a mockery this season as attackers has had a filled day with Chelsea defenders.
Considered as one the players that has led former boss Jose Mourinho down, Matic could be offloaded to Juventus as the Italian team has expressed desire in bring the 27 year old to Turin.
Matic joined Chelsea from Benfica in 2014 and helped the club to a domestic double last season with an impressive display all through last season. With 85 appearances for Chelsea and 4 goals to his credit, Chelsea might as well do away with his services.
Young prodigy and England international Ruben Loftus Cheek could be used as his replacement as the desire of the owner Roman Abramovich is to integrate more of the academy players into the first team. Traore could as well be a candidate for the defensive midfield role while veterans like John Mikel Obi, Ramirez could fill his spot.
New boss Guus Hiddink has issued a stern warning to the underperforming players according to reports and axing them from the club could be another option considering their huge wages and the current position of the club in the premier league this season.