Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie’s agent has revealed that that his player is in talks with Chelsea over a potentional switch to Stamford Bridge during the January transfer window.
The 20-year-old versatile midfielder has enjoyed an excellent start of the season with scoring seven goals and atracted interest from hosts of Premier League clubs.
The Blues chief Antonio Conte is a huge fan of promising midfielder and keeping a close eye on his progress during his tiem at Juventus.
And Kessie’s agent, George Atangana, says he is in discussions with Chelsea over a transfer.
‘Chelsea are very interested and it is a great club but we must take our time to consider all the options.
‘Now we are in January so he has to play at the Africa Cup of Nations for Ivory Coast so I am not going to rush anything,’ Atangana told The Guardian.
‘We have a lot of interest from the Premier League.
‘I cannot say at this stage how much he will cost but we are talking about one of the best young players in the world.’
Last season Kessie was on the verge to join Premier League outsiders Sunderland, however, now after a huge improvement he could join PL leaders and help them to finish season on top of the table.