Stoke City are keeping a close eye on Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek, according to reports.
Following reports that the youngster is set for a loan move out of the Stamford Bridge, a host of clubs are said to have registered interest in the midfielder with Stoke City being the latest side to show intent in signing him.
The England U-21 midfielder has been hailed for his exceptional qualities coupled with physicality and energy to bust into spaces in the midfield.
Antonio Conte had earlier hinted of a possibility of a move for the youngster who has only managed two appearances for the Blues this season.
Reports in the Evening Standard have it that Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi could be set for a move to China with suggestion of medicals taking place today.
Earlier reports have it that Mikel will not be moving to China due to family issues, with Valencia said to be leading race to sign the Nigerian star which was also confirmed by their club chief but latest reports have it that his wage demand could be an issue for the La Liga side.
Mikel hinted at a move yesterday after posting a letter from a fan on social media after spending a decade at the Stamford Bridge, winning nearly all trophies at his disposal.