Wilfried Zaha wants to join Chelsea and could even submit a transfer request at Crystal Palace. The Blues though, have been more concrete with their interest in the 25-year-old.
His improvement over the last three seasons has been so astounding that he is now considered to be among the best attacking players in the Premier League.More news: New Zealand Says No to Resuming Tours of Pakistan
The probability of Chelsea recruiting a winger this summer is, at the time of writing, extremely slim.
The newspaper says Tottenham are also in the race to sign the attacker and hope a £45m plus £15m in odds-ons and a sell-on clause would persuade Palace to do business this summer.
The Englishman's failed spell at Manchester United prompted a return to Palace, but Zaha was vital in his side's quest to avoid relegation last season.More news: In Italy's Conte, Trump sees a like-minded European
The Eagles have said they will only accept a huge offer for Zaha, but the Ivory Coast global does not want this stance to stop him making the move to Stamford Bridge.
Palace had attempted to tie their prized asset to a new long-term contract on improved terms, but Zaha has rejected it in favour of moving away from Selhurst Park, snubbing Everton in the process.
Maurizio Sarri is gearing up for a busy few days as he looks to further strengthen the squad he inherited from Antonio Conte and Zaha could be viewed as a potential replacement for Willian amid speculation surrounding his future.More news: Google tailoring a search engine for China