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Chelsea have been linked with a shock move for Liverpool target Nabil Fekir as a potential replacement for outbound star Eden Hazard who is closing in on a move to Real Madrid.
Liverpool were close to prising Fekir away from Lyon last month before the player’s involvement at the World Cup in Russia.
However, the transfer collapsed – with Express Sport understanding the Reds pulled the plug amid fears over Fekir’s long-term history of knee problems.
Real Madrid are reportedly closing in on a £170m for Hazard as a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo who completed a move to Juventus for £88million.
Report in Italy state that Chelsea will look to make a move Fekir, should Hazard or Willian leave this summer.
Willian too has drawn links with a move to Barcelona and Sky Sports reported that the Catalans have already made a 55 million euros for the Brazilian after the opening two offers were rejected by the Blues.
Jürgen Klopp have already won Maurizio Sarri to the signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker from AS Roman, he joins Liverpool for a club record fee ever paid for a goalkeeper.