Chelsea have been linked with a £10m January swoop for Udinese defender Mehdi Benatia, joining the likes of Fiorentina, Juventus and Barcelona.
The 25-year-old Moroccan international has impressed at the Stadio Friuli and continues to earn plaudits from around Europe.
According to TalkSport, Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo is keeping a close eye on Benatia with a January offer worth up to £10m being prepared.
Benatia had already been linked with Fiorentina, Juventus and Barcelona, but he has a contract with Udinese until June 2017.
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