The Stamford Bridge outlet are being linked with moves for two top wingers and have reportedly been told how much each of them would cost in the January transfer window
Chelsea have been quoted prices as they look set to ramp up their search for a new forward option in the January transfer window.
Blues boss Thomas Tuchel is believed to be seeking more width for his forward line as the league leaders head into the business end of the season well in the hunt for silverware.
It means the Stamford Bridge outfit could be in for a busy month, and there could also be departures.
One of the players being linked with a move away is centre midfielder Jorginho, who could be set for a big-money return to Italy, if he decides to return to his homeland – as unlikely as that may seem right now.
Here are all the latest Chelsea transfer rumours.
Jorginho set for move?
Juventus have reportedly made contact with Jorginho’s representatives to sound the midfielder out about a potential return to Italy.
According to Calciomercato.com, the Italian club have let his entourage know they would be interested in signing the midfielder, should he decide he wants to leave Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea paid an initial fee of £50 million to sign Jorginho from Napoli in the summer of 2018, meaning a substantial bid ay be needed to persuade the blues to part with the player, who finished third in the Ballon d’Or this week.
Diaz to cost £42m
Chelsea have been quoted a price of £42m in the race to sign Porto winger Luiz Diaz, it is reported.
Colombian journalist Pipe Sierra claims the Premier League is the player’s ‘most likely’ destination and that Chelsea haveasked his club for moe information about a potential move.
Thr player has a £68m release clause written into his contract at Porto, although interest from the likes of Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich, Everton and Liverpool could spark a bidding war and push his fee higher than Chelsea have been quoted,Sierra adds.
Chiesa price named
Another winger the Blues are said to be interested in bringing to Stamford Bridge is Italy international Federico Chiesa.
And according to CalcioMercato.it, the player could be available for around £51m.
Juventus are said to be considering signing off on the sale of the Italy international in order to fund a ‘small revolution’ at the club with the side currently struggling in seventh place in Serie A.
Chelsea have been widely linked with a move for Chiesa, who is reportedly tempted by a move to the Premier League.