£45m bid Submitted – £4m-a-year wages AGREED – Chelsea set to complete 3rd summer signing

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is ready to spend heavily at his new side to strengthen the core of his team and remains in the hunt for a new defensive addition.

After the signing of Italian midfielder Jorginho from Napoli this summer, the Italian gaffer is keen on raiding Serie A once again for the signing of his compatriot Daniele Rugani.

As reported by Goal, the Blues are now set to make an improved bid of £45m for the 23-year-old, having seen their initial approach of £36m rejected by Juventus.

With those demands having been met, the Premier League club are now expected to push through a deal for the Italian seven-cap international and are prepared to offer around £4m-a-year in wages.

The centre-back has worked alongside Sarri previously during their time with together at Empoli, where the club earned promotion from Serie B, and is understood to be keen on a reunion.

In other news, Chelsea have completed the signing of Robert Green on a free transfer after being released by Huddersfield, where he did not make a first-team appearance last season.

The goalkeeper have registered a total of 650 games for Norwich, West Ham, QPR and Leeds and has 12 England caps. It’s believed the 38-year-old goalkeeper will serve as back-up to Thibaut Courtois and Willy Caballero at Stamford Bridge.

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