Chelsea, having agreed a deal to sign Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli are moving on their next defensive target in the summer transfer market.
And the man they have in their sights now is Paris Saint-Germain centre back Presnel Kimpembe.
The French club are open to the idea of selling the French international, who came through their academy system, and has gone on to make more than 220 appearances for them.
He has 28 senior caps for France.
Thomas Tuchel wants to sign three centre-backs to replace the departed Antonio Rüdiger and Andreas Christensen, and the club are also pursuing a deal with Manchester City to re-sign Nathan Aké.
With the acquisition of Raheem Sterling already announced, the new era under Todd Boehly at Stamford Bridge is starting to get into full swing now.
Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.