Matt Law: Chelsea ‘willing to spend £84m on Juventus star’

Chelsea are reportedly prepared to spend as much as €100m (£84m) on Juventus forward Federico Chiesa.

The 24-year-old starred for Italy during Euro 2020, playing a leading role in his country winning the competition, while he has been an important player for the Old Lady during the 2021-22 campaign, scoring three goals and registering three assists in 15 appearances in all competitions.

Chiesa is still technically on loan at Juventus from Fiorentina, but the Old Lady have a deal in place to sign the Italian on a permanent basis next summer.

According to Calciomercato, Chelsea were firmly interested in the attacker over the summer transfer window but could not convince I Bianconeri to let him leave.

The report claims that the Blues remain interested in Chiesa and would be prepared to make ‘a monster offer’ in the region of €100m (£84m) to secure his services.

The forward played 80 minutes of his side’s Champions League clash with the London club at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday evening, which ended in a 4-0 victory for the home team.

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