N’Golo Kante could be released in the summer by Chelsea to help fund the transfer of Benchilwell and Kai Havertz.
The Stamford Bridge outfit have already completed the signing of Timo Werner from RB Leipzig and the Blues are also keen on signing Leicester City and Bayer Leverkusen stars And according to Times, Chelsea know the pursuit for Chilwell and Havertz will not come cheap and will consider selling Kante.
The west London club are understood to be enforcing Uefa’s rule of one-in, one-out following Hakim Ziyech’s arrival from Ajax.
Kante has been heavily linked with Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain is believed to be player Chelsea wants to be sold in the summer window.
Frank Lampard is not satisfied with his left-back position and the Blues boss is looking to replace Emerson with Leicester’s Chilwell.
But it is understood that the Foxes will reject £50m bids for the England international which would be a major blow to Chelsea’s plans.
On the other hand, Havertz’s move to Stamford Bridge was given hope after the German star liked a tweet demanding the Blues to sign him.
But German club Leverkusen have set a price tag of £100m are willing to listen to offers if their valuation is met.
The 21-year-old who has also been linked with Real Madrid has scored 16 goals and providing nine assists so far this season.