Chelsea set to lure Marco Verratti to Stamford Bridge for £55million

Chelsea set to lure Marco Verratti to Stamford Bridge for £55million

- Chelsea are set to lure PSG's Marco Verratti to Stamford Bridge for £55million

- The 24-year-old just signed a new five-year deal with the French giants January, 2017

- Antonio Conte will be looking to bolster his squad after winning the 2016/17 EPL title

Chelsea are set to lure Paris Saint Germain midfielder Marco Verratti to Stamford Bridge in the summer.

Why is he needed?

The Blues boss Antonio Conte is looking to bolster his squad after winning the 2016/17 English Premier League title.

Conte believes he needs midfielder and after being snubbed by AS Roma's Radja Nainngolan, he is looking at Verratti.

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How much will he cost?

According to reports, the 2016/17 EPL champions have made a £55million offer to PSG for the Italian.

Chelsea set to lure Marco Veratti to Stamford Bridge for £55million

Marco Verratti.

NAIJ.com understands that the 24-year-old has told the Ligue 1 side he will like to stay with the club despite interest from the London club.

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The midfielder just signed a new five-year deal with the French giants in January, 2017.

What is PSG saying about the rumours?

Sources revealed that the French side are willing to sell the playmaker to the English giants if the price is right.

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Source: Sports.naij.com

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