Blues see off Liverpool, United and City and agree deal with youngster – report

Chelsea have agreed a three-and-a-half-year contract with highly-rated teenager Conor Hunte, the Sunday Mirror report.

It is claimed that Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United were ready to snap-up the 16-year-old midfielder had he not decided to stay with the Blues.

The Sunday Mirror also say Chelsea are ‘on alert’ amid reports Real Madrid’s former Tottenham playmaker Luka Modric is keen to return to England.

Both Manchester clubs are also said to be interested in the 27-year-old, who was a target for Chelsea prior to joining Real.

Chelsea are poised to sign Malaga midfielder Isco, 20, either this month or in the summer, according to the Sunday People.

The Daily Star Sunday claim QPR boss Harry Redknapp was hoping to sign Daniel Sturridge from Chelsea prior to the forward’s move to Liverpool and that Yossi Benayoun could join Reading from the Blues.

And a number of papers report that Chelsea are in contract talks with Frank Lampard despite initially indicating that he would not be offered a new deal.

QPR want Stoke striker Kenwyne Jones, the Sunday Mirror report.

It is claimed Aston Villa are also interested and that Swansea would like to take him on loan.

Redknapp has been put off by Tottenham’s apparent £7m valuation of Tom Huddlestone but is hopeful of negotiating a deal for the midfielder, according to the Mail on Sunday.

The Sun on Sunday say Robbie Keane has turned down a loan move to Loftus Road from LA Galaxy.

Related West London Sport story: QPR boss rules out move for duo (December 29)

The People say both QPR and Newcastle are sending delegations to France to try to clinch the signing of Marseille striker Loic Remy.

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