Chelsea are reportedly in advanced negotiations with Inter to sign right-back Douglas Maicon, beating Real Madrid and PSG.
The Brazilian international stated he was ready for a change of scenery after seven years at San Siro.
He had until now been in talks with Paris Saint-Germain and Jose Mourinho’s Real Madrid.
According to Sky Sport Italia, Chelsea have stepped up with a new proposal that has them now leading the race.
It is reported the move could be completed within days.
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