Los Blancos want Chiellini at the Bernabeu.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini is the subject of a transfer hunt from Real Madrid this summer, with the Spanish giants prepared to offer €22m for the Italian, according to Football Espana.
New manager Carlo Ancelotti is keen to improve in central defence with the departure of Ricardo Carvalho to AS Monaco and constant reports of Manchester City making a move for Pepe.
The 28-year-old has impressed at Juve since a £6.4m switch from Fiorentina in 2005 and has won two Serie A titles and the Supercoppa Italia – as well as sticking with the club following their demotion to Serie B in 2006 for match fixing.
However, despite showing such loyalty to La Bianconeri, Madrid are still confident they can tempt the centre-back to the Santiago Bernabeu with wages of around €4.5m-a-year.
Currently Juve are in no position to match that kind of money as although the Turin club are champions of Italy, finances are tight following high profile moves for Fernando Llorente and Carlos Tevez.
Therefore any big money offers from Spain would be tempting, but manager Antonio Conte does highly rate Chiellini and would be reluctant to let the Italy international leave.
The defender has 63 caps for his country and has remained a stalwart in the Juve side for the player’s entire time with the ‘Old Lady.’
Yet the chance for Chiellini to join up with some of the world’s best players at Madrid – and to be playing regularly for the first team – could prove to be too good an opportunity to pass up, especially with fellow Italian Ancelotti now in charge.