After failing to land Kalidou Koulibaly and Leonardo Bonucci Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte now sets his eyes on Athletic Bilbao right back Oscar de Marcos.
The defender who can also play in the midfield is reportedly has been contacted by the Italian. Antonio Conte is desperate to sign a defender after Chelsea’s defence has been exposed innumerable times already this season. With the absence of John Terry and Kurt Zouma, new signings David Luiz and Marcos Alonso have failed to shine for the Blues.
The player has a price tag of £30m release and has a contract till 2019 with the Spanish club. Earlier, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich had given a go ahead to Conte to who wants a rapid change in the squad.
The player has made 299 appearances for the club and has netted 28 times. It is reported that Chelsea have offered him a four-year contract and even ready to double his wage.