Chelsea win race to sign 25-year-old Brazilian star – report

Chelsea have won the race to sign Danilo from Real Madrid this summer, according to reports

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte Photo: The Sport Review

Chelsea have won the race to sign Real Madrid defender Danilo, according to reports in the British media.

The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Blues have secured the signing of the 25-year-old full-back ahead of Serie A champions Juventus this summer.

The same report claims that Chelsea are hopeful of completing a deal for the Brazilian before the Blues head off to the Far East for their pre-season tour next week.

The story also states that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte remains keen on signing full-back Alex Sandro from Juventus this summer – but that the Italian club will now demand £70m for him.

It is claimed that Sandro has indicated that he wants to sign for Chelsea this summer and that the Blues are “hopeful” they will be able to land both Danilo and his compatriot.

Chelsea confirmed their second signing of the summer on Sunday when they tied up a deal to land defender Antonio Rudiger from Roma.

The Blues are preparing for their second season under Conte as they look to defend their Premier League title and also challenge for the Champions League.

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