- Chelsea have reportedly included Morata in bid for sign Juventus duo of Higuain and Caldara
- The west London side are still locked in negotiation with Serie A champions over the deal
- Higuain and Chelsea are yet to sort out the Argentine personal terms
Premier League side Chelsea have tabled €55m cash plus Spanish forward Alvaro Morata in their bid to prize away Juve’s duo of Gonzalo Higuain and Mattia Caldara.
According to a Tribal Football report citing sources at Sportmediaset suggests talks between Chelsea and Juve continued over the weekend, with the west London tabling their latest formal proposal.
The bid includes €55m cash plus Morata in exchange for Higuain and Caldara.
The report further added that the proposal is receiving positive attention from Juve's board with a deal now on the horizon.
However, the Blues are yet to agree personal terms with Higuain as the Argentine is asking for longer contract than the Premier League side are ready to offer.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that Chelsea and Juventus have been linked with a sensational swap for Alvaro Morata and Gonzalo Huguain.
Reports in Italy reveal incoming manager Maurizio Sarri is interested in Argentinian hitman while Juve would happily take Morata back.
According to Italian news media, outlet Gazzetta dello Sport, Chelsea are the team pushing for the deal.
The report from Gazzetta dello Sport say that although transfer mogul Marina Granovskaia is yet to contact Juve counterpart Beppe Marotta, agents and intermediaries are already attempting to get negotiations underway.
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