Inter Milan reportedly expect to receive a bid this month from Chelsea for Denzel Dumfries.
According to 90min, Serie A giants Inter are prepared for interest in Dumfries to accelerate before the close of the January transfer window.
It is understood that the Italians are ready to hear some sort of offer from Chelsea for the 26-year-old player.
The report adds that Chelsea have already held talks to discover the financial side of any deal for the right wing-back, with initial suggestions that he could cost £35million.
In addition, Dumfries is viewed as the priority right-back target for Graham Potter’s side right now, albeit they’re looking at several options across Europe.
Denzel Dumfries interest
Dumfries has lost his starting position at the San Siro post-World Cup, which is why 90min mention he’s become ‘unsettled’.
He’s an attack-minded full-back with blistering pace and great technique, so he offers a lot going forward for both club and country.
The Netherlands international proved his quality in the recent World Cup this winter, but he’s still linked with a potential move away from Inter.
All the attention in Chelsea’s transfer rumour mill is now pointing towards targeting a new right-back.
For certain, Dumfries is the high-profile option that could bring a lot of excitement to Stamford Bridge. Would he be content possibly playing second fiddle to Reece James, though?
Elsewhere, the Blues are lined with some lesser names to reinforce the full-back role.
Journalist Simon Phillips has informed GiveMeSport that Chelsea have been in talks with the agent of Real Valladolid 18-year-old right-back Ivan Fresneda.
Meanwhile, L’Equipe claim that Chelsea are closely interested in Lyon’s 19-year-old defender Malo Gusto.
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