Chelsea are reportedly interested to sign Milan Skriniar on a free transfer. The contract of the defender with Inter Milan is expiring the next summer.
Hence, many clubs are fighting for his signature. However, the Italian giants are also trying to convince the defender to extend his contract.
CHELSEA AND MILAN SKRINIAR TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY
According to reports, Chelsea are interested in signing Milan Skriniar on a free transfer. The report also adds that the Blues had an interest in the defender in the summer. However, they decided to sign Wesley Fofana on a record transfer and Kalidou Koulibaly. Although, they are still monitoring the situation of the defender. The report also states that they might move for the defender in January.
There is a chance that he will be available for a low fee if he rejects a contract extension. Inter Milan does not want to lose the player on a free transfer. Hence, they might be forced to sell him in January. Milan Skriniar is still considering his options including Chelsea. The defender knows that this might be the last big move in his career. Hence, the player is taking decisions very carefully.
OTHER TOP EUROPEAN SIDES ARE ALSO IN THE RACE FOR HIS SIGNATURE
The report also claims that a number of other top European sides remain interested. Paris Saint Germain remains the most interested in the player. The French giants had even bid 55-60m bid for the defender. However, Inter Milan refused to accept the bids. The Italian giants wanted 70 million for their star defender. Real Madrid have also shown interest in the defender.
There is also a belief that PSG will come back with a bid in the January transfer window. However, nothing has come out of the Real Madrid rumors. Many reports also claimed that PSG even offered a player plus 55 million for the player. However, Inter Milan were only interested in more money. The defender had even agreed on personal terms with the French giants.
So, the race between Chelsea and PSG will be interesting. There is also a chance that the defender signs a contract extension. However, there is also a possibility that the player stays in January. But, then Skriniar decides to leave on a free transfer for more salary and signing bonus in the next summer transfer window.
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