Betting suspended on Dries Mertens to Chelsea

Bookmaker 888sport have suspended betting on Dries Mertens joining Chelsea this transfer window after a flurry of bets.

The Belgian forward had been 20-1 to transfer from Napoli to the London club but could be on the brink of a move to Stamford Bridge with Chelsea short on numbers in the final third.

Blues striker Olivier Giroud is 10-11 to sign for Tottenham this month and there are doubts over the long-term fitness of Tammy Abraham.



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