Premier League club Chelsea are in advanced talks to sign Inter Milan midfielder Matias Vecino.
The Italian serie A side want £32m for the Uruguay international, who featured in each of his country’s games at this year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The 26-year-old played under new Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri at Empoli in the 2014/15 season and was instrumental for Inter in Serie A last term, making 29 appearances and scoring three goals in the process.
The Blues have already signed midfielder Jorginho from another Italian side Napoli and goalkeeper Rob Green on a free transfer.
The current transfer window closes on August 9.