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Wednesday's transfer rumors circling around Chelsea were quite peculiar to the outside observer.
The first odd deal involving the Blues comes to us from Alan Nixon at The Mirror, who claims that Manchester United are making a £30 million move for defender David Luiz.
Luiz was targeted by Barcelona earlier in the transfer window, but that interest diminished a few weeks ago.
The 26-year-old Brazilian could be seen as expendable by some with John Terry and Gary Cahill locking down the starting center-back positions early on in the EPL season.
As for the other player linked between the two clubs, Wayne Rooney, it seems as though no progress has been made recently in the bid for the English forward.
If you believe the report from Mark Ogden at the Telegraph, there will be no further bid for Rooney as he reports that the forward has not submitted a transfer request.
While Rooney's deal may have hit a dead end, it seems like the Juan Mata saga is only just beginning.
According to John Drayton of the Daily Mail, Arsenal have stepped up as the latest club to be interested in signing the Spanish midfielder.
With the sudden interest from the Gunners, it looks like there will be a three-horse race for Mata between Arsenal, Tottenham and Atletico Madrid.
Manager Jose Mourinho could also be adding another attack-minded midfielder, according to Darren Lewis at The Mirror.
Lewis reports that Mourinho is going back to his Portuguese roots to sign Christian Atsu from Porto for £3.5 million.