Chelsea are confident of completing a deal to bring Juventus ace Paul Pogba to Stamford Bridge, according to reports.
The French international has been heavily linked with a move away from the Serie A this summer, with Chelsea reportedly emerging as genuine contenders for his signature.
According to The Independent [via Metro], Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia is currently in talks with Juventus and the Blues are believed to be convinced Pogba will make the move.
The Daily Mail on Tuesday reported Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich had sanctioned a £73m bid for Pogba, with the Russian billionaire worried by the possibility of the midfielder joining Barcelona.
It is understood Juventus are keen to hold onto Pogba for another season, with the former Manchester United prodigy believed to be keen on a move to Barcelona next summer.
A bid in the region of £73m would surely turn the heads of Juventus’ top brass, however, Pogba is contracted until 2019 and could turn down Chelsea in favour of a move to Barcelona in 2016.
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