Fez- According to the Daily Star, Morocco’s defender Mehdi Benatia is set to be transferred to Chelsea for $ 50 million.
According to the same source, Chelsea’s manager, Jose Morinho, is ready to secure the transfer of Benatia ahead of its first game next Monday.
The Moroccan defender, who has been playing with A.S Roma for one year, has been coveted by several heavy-weights, such as F.C Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United.
AS Roma recruited Mehdi Benatia from Udinese for € 13.5 million. The Italian club coach Rudi Garcia relies heavily on the player, but playing for the Spanish team could be a good opportunity for the Moroccan national, who was named the best Moroccan athlete in 2013.