Chelsea Football Club are weighing up a second bid for Juan Mata.
Andre Villas-Boas admits he wants to sign a new midfielder before the window shuts, and Luka Modric of Tottenham Hotspur remains his top target.
But it appears as though the Portuguese coach could be about to accept defeat in his pursuit of the Croatian, as he has now made an offer to land Mata.
And although Valencia rejected this bid, believed to have been of around £22million, it is being reported that the Blues are discussing the possibility of an increased offer.
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