Demba Ba Transfer: 5 Reasons Why Chelsea Move Stalling Is Good for Both Parties

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Demba Ba Transfer: 5 Reasons Why Chelsea Move Stalling Is Good for Both Parties
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Demba Ba looked all set to be Chelsea's January signing to replace the expected loss of Daniel Sturridge, but the latest reports have the transfer in jeopardy after an unproductive meeting.

The Newcastle United striker has a well-publicised £7 million release clause in his contract that has allowed the Blues to get their offer in early ahead of the opening of the transfer window, but the Telegraph Monday reported that Ba's high wage demands were at the centre of the problems in talks.

Ba is understandably keen for the move that would see him play for an elite team for the first time in his career, but perhaps if this transfer was to break down entirely it would not be the worst outcome for both parties.

Here are five reasons why both Ba and Chelsea might be better off going their separate ways.

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