Chelsea have reportedly in advanced talks to seal a transfer move for Real Madrid left-back Sergio Reguilon.
The Blues boss Frank Lampard is desperate to sign a left-back this summer and is identified Leicester’s Ben Chilwell as he top transfer targets but the Foxes demanding for a fee in the region of £80million for the England international.
And due to Leicester asking price for the England left-back, who has four years left on his contract at the King Power Stadium, Frank Lampard & co. are switch their attention to Sergio Reguilon, who made impressing on loan at Sevilla in 2019/20 campaign.
The 23-year-old left-back played a crucial role on loan at Sevilla for the past campaign, where he helped them achieve a fourth-placed finish in the league and qualify for the Champions League.
Despite, reports claimed Everton are favourites to land Reguilon after placing an £18million bid over the weekend, an emerged reports this afternoon now claims the Blues are in advanced talks with Real Madrid in order to seal a transfer for the 23-year-old.
ESPN, claims that Chelsea transfer negotiator Marina Granovskaia is in discussions with LaLiga champions over a loan swoop or a permanent deal worth around £22.5m.
Reguilon, who was named in LaLiga team of the season after completing the second-highest number of key passes from open play of any defender in the division, is represented by Philippe Coutinho and Willian’s agent Kia Joorabchian.
Chelsea have already added Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner to their squad ahead of the 2020/21 campaign and Kai Havertz proposed switch to Stamford Bridge this summer is closer to completed.
A new centre half and new goalkeeper is on the agenda after Kepa Arrizabalaga underwhelmed season at Stamford Bridge and he was dropped to the bench for the final game of the league season.