Chelsea are concerned with signing Celtic’s Croatian full-back Josip Juranovic, 90min understands.
The Blues have been working exhausting to bolster their defensive choices this summer season and have already got concluded offers for Kalidou Koulibaly and Marc Cucurella, costing practically £100m within the course of.
Additionally they tied Cesar Azpilicueta right down to a brand new two-year deal, however they nonetheless need additional choices on the again.
Talks are ongoing over a deal for Leicester’s Wesley Fofana and so they additionally need to usher in one other right-back.
Denzel Dumfries and Kyle Walker-Peters are on their listing of choices, however 90min can reveal that Chelsea have been doing background work on Juranovic for quite a few weeks and are actually contemplating making a transfer.
Juranovic loved an excellent debut marketing campaign in Scotland after becoming a member of from Legia Warsaw for simply £2.5m, and was named within the Scottish Premiership Staff of the Yr.
Various golf equipment have expressed an curiosity in Juranovic, together with Spanish giants Atletico Madrid, and earlier in the summertime he admitted to being flattered by such a hyperlink.
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“I hope there was one thing within the tales, however truthfully I didn’t even ask our supervisor or something about it. I didn’t care,” he advised RTL.
“I’ve to maintain my toes firmly on the bottom. It was Atletico Madrid in any case, however I’m at an enormous membership already, Celtic.
“Lastly I’ve the prospect to play within the Champions League right here. Simply to listen to the environment, that anthem and to get to play on that stage.”
It’s believed Celtic would think about a sale however they’d demand greater than £15m to green-light a deal.