Blues the latest side to show an interest in Bundesliga wonderkid.
Chelsea are the latest top European side to join the race for Julian Draxler’s signature, according to reports on Infoticker.ch.
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The German international has been widely tipped to leave Schalke for some time now, with Arsenal and Manchester United known to be among his biggest admirers.
However, Chelsea and Juventus now look set to step up their interest in the talented 21-year-old, who is likely to be the focus of their attention in the January transfer window.
Jose Mourinho already has plenty of attacking midfield options, but is keen to build for the future by also targeting PSV teenager Zakaria Bakkali.