Chelsea transfer news
Chelsea should let Ruben Loftus-Cheek leave the club in order to improve his game, claims Trevor Sinclair.
Loftus-Cheek, 21, has played just six games this season for Chelsea and started the 4-0 win over Brentford yesterday.
The Blues academy product has never been sent out on loan to another club, despite Chelsea’s well-known policy of fielding out their youngsters.
And Sinclair thinks Loftus-Cheek needs a chance to prove himself.
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“It’s a conundrum. You go away and someone gets injured and you could have had an opportunity,” Sinclair said on match of the Day.
“Or you could be waiting for ever.
“He’s not a young man anymore. I feel it would be a good option if he got to a good club and played some football.
“Get the experience and feel like the main man, because he looks like he has the ability to be one.”
Barrow (left), Zaha, and Loftus-Cheek (right) could all move before deadline day
Tottenham transfer news
Tottenham want to sign Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, according to reports.
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is seeking a new attacking player, with Erik Lamela still suffering from a mystery back injury.
Zaha, 24, has returned from Africa Cup of Nations duty with Ivory Coast.
And the Sun on Sunday claim a £25million bid from Spurs is in the pipeline to secure the winger before Tuesday’s transfer deadline.
Leeds transfer news
Leeds United and Newcastle are interested in signing Swansea’s Modou Barrow, according to the Sun on Sunday.
Swansea winger Barrow has made 19 appearances for the south Wales club this season but is reportedly available at the right price.
It is claimed Swansea want around £7m for the Gambia international.
And Leeds, along with Newcastle, Aston Villa, Southampton and a club from China are all said to be interested.
Leeds have not spent £7m on a player since they landed Robbie Fowler from Liverpool in an £11m deal back in November 2001.
Cheik Tiote is set to leave Newcastle
Newcastle transfer news
As for Newcastle, they are also preparing to sell midfielder Cheik Tiote before deadline day.
“It’s still the same,” manager Rafa Benitez said of Tiote’s situation.
“We have clubs interested in him, and then we need to decide.
“He will not be involved [against Oxford].”