Chelsea are interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi, according to Sky in Italy.
The 30-year-old Argentina international sees his contract at the French champions expire in the summer.
Sky in Italy understand the player’s agent, Alejandro Mazzoni, is in London today and could meet representatives from Chelsea, who are one of the options available to him.
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They also understand he has offers in Italy, including Inter Milan, who have taken concrete steps to sign him.
Lavezzi began his career as a youth with the renowned Rosario Central in Argentina.
His first professional deal was with Estudiantes before a three-year spell with San Lorenzo, followed by a transfer to Napoli in 2007.
Lavezzi, who has 48 caps for Argentina and was part of their squad that made the World Cup final in 2014, moved to PSG in in 2012 and has made over 100 appearances for the club, scoring 22 Ligue 1 goals.