Chelsea are reportedly set to complete a swap deal with Stoke City this summer.
According to Sky Sports, the Stamford Bridge outfit will sign Potters goalkeeper Asmir Begovic in the next 24 hours, with Blues midfielder Marco van Ginkel moving the other direction.
Begovic’s move to Chelsea will be on a permanent deal, but Van Ginkel’s Stoke switch will just be a season-long loan.
Stoke finished ninth in the Premier League table last season – only 16 points behind fourth-placed Manchester United.
Despite being a midtable outfit, Stoke are one of England’s most ambitious teams in the transfer market.
They launched a £12m bid for Inter Milan playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri earlier this week, having shocked the world by signing Bojan from Barcelona last summer.
In Van Ginkel, Stoke will be getting a strongly-buily 22-year-old, with two senior Netherlands caps to his name.