Chelsea lead the race for Sevilla’s Vitolo who has a €40m release clause, the club could Kurt Zouma and Michy Batshuayi to knock the price down.Tiemoue Bakayoko has arrived in London to complete signing for Chelsea.
Federico Bernardeschi is likely to leave Fiorentina as the club are to be sold. The player has drawn in Chelsea’s attention, but Juventus are favourites.
Chelsea have inserted a buy-back clause in Bertrand Traore’s contract with Lyon and can also expect 15% from profit if the French club sell the striker.
John Terry is ready to sign for Aston Villa when his Chelsea contract expires at the weekend. The Villans are out-bidding their Second City rivals Birmingham with a £5million, one-year deal also including huge bonuses if centre-back Terry, 36, helps them win promotion back to the Premier League.