Chelsea report: Blues eye cut-price deal for Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot

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Chelsea are eyeing up a summertime determination for Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot, according to reports, though the club’s ongoing takeover complicates matters.

A consortium led by Todd Boehly is acceptable to acquisition the Stamford Bridge nine from Roman Abramovich successful a £4.25 cardinal deal, but the acquisition is yet to beryllium completed. 

A transportation prohibition is presently successful spot astatine the club, but Tuttosport (opens successful caller tab)reports that the Blues could marque a determination for France planetary Rabiot erstwhile it is lifted.

Chelsea caput  manager  Thomas Tuchel successful  a property   conference

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The Turin-based paper believes that Chelsea could connection astir €15-20 cardinal (£13-17m) for the cardinal midfielder.

Rabiot is entering the last twelvemonth of his declaration successful Turin, and the Italian giants could beryllium acceptable for a summertime squad shake-up aft different disappointing season.

Juve finished 4th for a 2nd consecutive season, but they were 8 points worse disconnected this word nether Massimiliano Allegri than they were past play with rookie brag Andrea Pirlo.

Max Allegri Giorgio Chiellini Juventus

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It was besides the archetypal clip successful 11 years that the Old Lady finished a play without a trophy, aft they mislaid the Super Cup and Italian Cup finals to rivals Inter Milan.

Rabiot has featured regularly, making 45 appearances successful each competitions, but the Frenchman’s signifier has been inconsistent.

The 27-year-old failed to people immoderate goals this play and provided lone 2 assists.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is simply a freelance writer based successful Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling connected the FFT shirt, helium tin beryllium recovered astatine Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since increasing up connected a fare of Football Italia connected Channel 4, helium present counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passionateness for Ross County and Lazio.