Chelsea will reportedly go head to head against Real Madrid for the signature of a possible £50 million wing back after losing out on Achraf Hakimi to Paris Saint Germain.
The Blues were in the race to sign Moroccan wing back until Paris Saint Germain reached an agreement with a much better offer leaving the London side to go for another player.
Chelsea are reportedly set to battle it out with Real Madrid in the race to sign Leonardo Spinazzola from AS Roma in the summer transfer window with player open to making a move elsewhere.
Although no statement from their new manager Jose Mourinho is has been quite despite just landing the job as Roma manager with them also in the transfer market shopping for players.
According to a reports coming from Il Messaggero, the race to sign Leonardo Spinazzola this summer window is heating up with both clubs strongly showing interests to complete a move.
Real Madrid and Chelsea are the only two clubs showing interest for the 28-year-old Italian international, who could be set to leave AS Roma soon despite Jose Mourinho arrival as manager.
The wing back have been exceptional since making a move away from Juventus to Roma where he has established himself season in and out to be one of their most valuable player.
Leonardo Spinazzola performance in Euro 2020 have now caught the attention of Chelsea and Real Madrid who are now willing to make an official bid once Italy are done with the European Championship.
The Blues will be also looking to make a player swap if possible with Thomas Tuchel already blocking Marcos Alonso move to Barcelona despite reports of them ready to reach an agreement.
The Spain International might be staying put or probably be used as a bargain to sign a new wing back which could be Leonardo Spinazzola this summer transfer window.