Chelsea have made an offer to try and sign long-term transfer target and Inter Milan star Denzel Dumfries
Reece James suffered a knee injury in the Blues’ 2-0 win over AC Milan in the Champions League group stage and is set to be out for eight weeks – and may even fail to make it on the plane to the World Cup.
But his injury could cause some real concern for Chelsea long-term and it has been claimed that the Blues will not to FINALLY signing Dumfries during the January transfer window.
And According to a report by Calciomercato – Chelsea have made an attractive offer for Dumfries knowing that the Italian may be open to selling because of their financial situation.
The report adds – the Blues want to add depth to their backline with the addition of Dumfries
Amid all that speculation – Matteo Di Marzio recently told Chelsea how they may be able to sign the defender.
Speaking to wettfreunderegarding Dumfries, Matteo Di Marzio said: “He’s doing a good job at Inter – even Wednesday night against Barcelona.
“They don’t want to sell Dumfries but you know the economical situation of Inter is particular because the club is having economical problems and so I think every player at Inter could be sold.
“But in this moment the owner of Inter and Simone Inzaghi and the managers, they decided not to touch the most important players until the end of the season – Dumfries, [Milan] Skriniar.
“They will try to keep the most important players until the end of the season and at the end of the season with Chelsea they will try to renew the deal of Lukaku,” he added.
“”I don’t know if in Lukaku’s deal, Chelsea will try to ask again for Dumfries, or Skriniar or Lautaro [Martinez].
“It depends on the two situations of the clubs but they will talk again soon because Lukaku wants to stay at Inter and so surely Chelsea and Inter have to talk about Lukaku and probably other players.”