The Foxes have initiated their quest for a substitute for Youri Tielemans, who is expected to leave the club in the summer.
His contract is due to expire in June, and he shows no indication of agreeing to a fresh agreement. Consequently, there are expectations that the Belgium international will join another team on a free transfer, with Arsenal and Barcelona expressing interest.
Newcastle United are reportedly keeping an eye on Stefan de Vrij, as the defender’s future with Inter Milan remains uncertain.
According to Sport Italia, The Magpies are targeting the 30-year-old defender, whose contract set to expire in the summer.
With the transfer market nearing its end, the Premier League outfit are remaining vigilant for any opportunities to add quality depth to their squad, as manager Eddie Howe looks to strengthen his squad.
In the wake of Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit, Man United’s manager Erik ten Hag is looking to add more attacking firepower to the team, and Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix has been rumoured to be a potential target for the Red Devils.
Italian website Sport Italia reports that Chelsea are preparing to make a formal offer for Inter Milan’s Denzel Dumfries.
It is anticipated that the Blues will make multiple additions to their squad during the January transfer window. The West Londoners have already announced that they have reached an agreement to acquire David Fofana from Molde, and it is expected that Andrey Santos and Benoit Badiashile will also be officially announced as Chelsea players in the near future.