Premier League side Southampton interested in signing Chelsea defender Gary Cahill

Premier League side Southampton interested in signing Chelsea defender Gary Cahill

- Gary Cahill's contract with Chelsea expires at the end of the ongoing season

- The 32-year-old joined the Blues from Boldton Wanderers in 2012 in a deal valued around £7.56 million

- He is however wanted by Southampton and a few other European clubs once his deal elapses

Premier League outfit Southampton are reportedly interested in signing Chelsea defencder Gary Cahill.

The England international has just featured twice for the Blues in all competitions so far this season.

With his current contract with the club set to expire next summer, the Saints are planning to land him to add experience to their defence.

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SunSport also report that Sheffield Wednesday and Aston Villa are also looking to sign the former Bolton Wanderers player.

The publication revealed that the St Mary's Stadium outfit made Cahill their top priority signing after Lweis Dunk penned a new deal with Brighton & Hove Albion.

According to the Blues' boss Sarri said that: "I have spoken with him (Cahill), but I think that there is October, November and December so he has to wait.

"We have to wait. I repeat, I was really very happy with the performance of Cahill against Liverpool this week.

"So, now, Gary for me is very useful. I don't know: January is far from now. We will see in October, November and December.

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Cahill may opt to leave in order to obtain first-team football - but could also be tempted to stay in order to go on a Europa League run. previously reported that Chelsea have given Gary Cahill the green light to speak with Galatasaray over a possible move away from Stamford Bridge this month.

Turkish reports according to UK Sun claim that Galatasaray's president has met with Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia to thrash out a deal for Gary Cahill.

Chelsea new manager Maurizio Sarri has left the England international out of his squad for the two Premier League games played so far this season.

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