Maurizio Sarri plots January raid on former club Napoli and eyes £20m move for Elseid HysajDecember 9, 2018
Chelsea are preparing a £20million January swoop for Napoli right-back Elseid Hysaj.
Hysaj’s agent was quoted on Italian radio this week saying that negotiations could resume over a January switch.
And now the blues are ready to test Napoli’s resolve again with a firm offer for the 24-year-old.
Sarri needs to off-load Davide Zappacosta before he brings in another defender and the right-back could even be offered in a swap deal for Hysaj.
But Lazio and Roma are also interested in a deal for the Italian international so Chelsea will sell to the highest bidder.
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Meanwhile the Blues are expected to pursue a deal to land Juventus’ central defender Daniele Rugani.
Sarri worked with the player while they were together at Empoli and now he wants to reunite with the 24-year-old.
He has made just four appearances for Juventus this season and the Old Lady are ready to listen to any offers.
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