Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has made it clear on numerous occasions that he feels his current squad is not big enough to compete on all fronts, and wants reinforcements. Here are 10 stars who are linked with a move to Stamford Bridge this month.
Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see 10 stars who have been linked with Chelsea, according to various reports.
The reigning Premier League champions have already been active in this transfer window, having bought England international Ross Barkley from Everton for a fee of £15 million (R254 million).
According to Sky Sports, the Blues' have made contact with West Ham United over the availability of Andy Carroll. The 29-year-old, who has struggled with injuries for most of his career, is wanted to add depth in the striking department, but has managed only two goals in 14 appearances this season.
Juventus wing-back Alex Sandro is a name that has often been linked with Conte's side during this campaign. The Brazilian is reportedly looking for a new challenge and sees the Premier League as the perfect place to test his ability, according to the Daily Express.
The Daily Mirror reckons Monaco star Thomas Lemar has three suitors, one of them being Chelsea. The France international is considered a terrific attacking talent, and is reportedly valued at about £90 million (R1.52 billion) by his club.
Other players who are linked with the London club, according to the various reports, include Arthur, Lucas Moura, Mauro Icardi, Jack Butland, Jean Michael Seri, Domenico Berardi and Saul Niguez.
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