Chelsea handed massive boost in their pursuit for £50m-rated Serie A defender

By | February 9, 2019

Napoli are making contingency plans ahead of the expected exit of Chelsea long-term transfer target Elseid Hysaj, according to Il Mattino.

The West London club had lined up a move to sign the Albanian full-back in the lead-up to the January transfer window with Sarri is a huge admirer of his talent.

Hysaj has worked under the Italian manager during his time in charge of Serie A giants Napoli and flourished, evidently prompting him to establish an interest in bringing him at the West London club.

Reports recently suggested that the Serie A giants could try to cash in on the defender, whose future at the Stadio San Paolo has been under the question mark.

Napoli’s recruitment are already in the transfer market as they are looking for Hysaj’s successor.

The Italian media outlet states that Sampdoria man Bartosz Bereszynski has been on Napoli’s shortlist.

This news could come as a boost to the Blues, should their interest in securing services of Hysaj still exist.

Maurizio Sarri has utilised Cesar Azpilicueta at right-back position with Davide Zapacosta has been a back-up while Victor Moses has left the club for Fenerbahce.