Chelsea have stepped into the chase for Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi. The Belgium international wanted to join a Champions League c...
The Belgium international wanted to join a Champions League club but is keen for an agreement to be struck with the Stamford Bridge club.
Crystal Palace had agreed a £31.8m fee with Marseille for the 22-year-old but Batshuayi had not agreed to the move while Tottenham and West Ham are interested but believe he is overpriced.
Marseille need a substantial profit as Batshuayi's former club Standard Liege are also due a 35 per cent sell on and other interested clubs are wary of being used in an auction to drive up the price.
Reports in France on Tuesday evening claimed Chelsea have offered £33million with agent Pini Zahavi understood to be working on a deal.
The priority striker target for Antonio Conte has been Alvaro Morata of Real Madrid with Everton's Romelu Lukaku another option.