Chelsea ready to sell one of two players to fund move to sign 27-year-old – report
Chelsea could sell Kurt Zouma or Michy Batshuayi as part of a deal to sign Vitolo from Sevilla, say reports
Chelsea are ready to sell either Kurt Zouma or Michy Batshuayi to fund a deal to sign Vitolo from Sevilla, according to reports in Spain.
Spanish newspaper Marca, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that the west London side are considering letting the defender or striker leave the club as part of a deal to land the 27-year-old.
It is claimed in the same story that Vitolo has a £35m buyout clause in his contract with Sevilla and the Spanish club will demand that Chelsea meet the fee.
However, it is also reported that the La Liga side would be open to a possible deal including one of either Zouma or Batshuayi this summer.
Both players struggled for first-team opportunities at Chelsea last season and it remains to be seen if either of them feature in Antonio Conte’s main plans for next term.
The same story claims that Vitolo and his representatives are aware of the interest from Chelsea in his services.
Chelsea have been linked with a host of new players this summer, but the Blues have not yet confirmed any new signings ahead of next season.
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