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According to report via Sky Sports, Chelsea are interested in signing Atletico Madrid star Stefan Savic but they will have to lock horns with Juventus who are keen on his signature.
The Serbian centre-back had a solid season in La Liga, making 27 appearances as he helped Los Rojiblancos to finish runners-up.
Chelsea are reportedly looking to strengthen their defensive this summer after a poor season which saw them finish just fifth in the Premier League and ultimately miss out on a Champions League spot.
Report from Gianluca Di Marzio claims Chelsea have begun talks with Atletico for the former Manchester City star and the Blues are currently leading Juventus for his signature.
The Blues are yet to resolve the managerial situation with report confirming Antonio Conte is set to be replaced by former Napoli boss Sarri, the situation at the club does not appear to be impacting their movements in the transfer market.
Chelsea’s disappointing defence of their Premier League title highlighted their need for a settled central defensive partnership.
Gary Cahill’s form was inconsistent last term, although Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen showed signs of promise.
David Luiz is expected to leave Stamford Bridge which would explain the club’s interest in Savic.
Sky Italy: Chelsea and Juventus in talks to sign Atletico Madrid defender Stefan Savic
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) June 12, 2018