Paris Saint-Germain superstar Marco Verratti has told French giant that he has no intention of returning to France, amid Interest from Barcelona and Chelsea.
The 24-year-old midfielder is believed to have already met with the representatives of Barcelona, while Antonio Conte is hopeful to lure him at Stamford Bridge.
PSG are keen on to hold on their key players ahead of 2017/18 season, but Italian playmaker has made his feelings clear that he wants to leave France.
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Verratti has informed Ligue 1 giants of his decision.
La Liga giants are keen to make Verratti the new driving force of their midfield, while Antonio Conte’s sees him as a replacement for Nemanja Matic and Cesc Fabregas. The Blues midfield duo have been heavily linked with an exit from Stamford Bridge this summer.
Antonio Conte and Verratti have worked together at Euro 2016, and Italian manager wants to be reunited with him at Stamford Bridge. However, PSG star dreams of playing alongside with Lionel Messi.
Chelsea returns to the Champions League next season, and they are in need for reinforcements this summer,
Verratti has been valued at £88 million, and both Barcelona and Chelsea will have to break the bank to sign Italian superstar.