Italian outfit AS Roma could be about to make a stunning £25 million swoop for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma.
This has been reported by the Mirror, who claim that the Serie A giants are plotting a move for the Blues centre-back, who's behind the duo of John Terry and Gary Cahill in the pecking order at Stamford Bridge.
In fact, with the Blues pressing ahead with a move for Everton youngster John Stones, Zouma could yet find himself as the fourth choice centre-half in west London.
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It's far from certain, of course, as to whether Jose Mourinho and Co. will accept any potential offer for the talented Frenchman, with the same report claiming that Roma could attempt to secure his services on a loan deal if the Blues reject their advances.
It would certainly come as a surprise if Chelsea opted to sell Zouma, but that may well change if Stones arrives in the near future.
Jose mustn't sell
Let's be honest, there's no way the Chelsea hierarchy should accept a bid from Roma, even if they offer such a huge sum.
Ultimately, the Frenchman is one of the most exciting centre-backs in Europe right now, and he could prove a fine player for the club for the long-term.
In truth, even if Stones arrives, there's still room for Zouma in Mourinho's squad, with the Blues hoping to make an impact on both the domestic and European scene this term, so even a loan move doesn't appear to be necessary.
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