The Monaco midfielder is viewed as one of France’s brightest talents and, according to reports, has been attracting interest from the Blues and Manchester United.
According to Football London, Chelsea are in pole position for the Frenchman due to speculation that Paul Pogba is set to extend his stay at Old Trafford and therefore put paid to any United move for Tchouameni.
‘United are interested in a move for AS Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni and are set to battle it out with Chelsea for the 21-year-old’s signature,’ the report states.
‘Paul Pogba is reportedly ‘more open’ to signing a contract extension at Manchester United after their transfer business over the summer.
Former Chelsea star Joe Cole feels that adding a player of Romelu Lukaku’s quality to the ranks can help the Blues retain our Champions League crown.