The 25-year-old has caught the eye in Serie A in recent times, even if he’s not exactly the biggest name, and it seems Chelsea are keen to add him to their squad this summer.
According to Il Romanista, the Blues hope to try using Zouma as bait in this deal, in what could be smart business the west London giants if they pull it off.
Zouma hasn’t managed to establish himself as a regular at Stamford Bridge despite being on the club’s books for many years now, with the Frenchman going out on loan a few times.
Chelsea surely has better options like Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen ahead of Zouma now, so it makes sense for them to try using him in an exchange deal if possible.
Mancini could be an upgrade in Thomas Tuchel’s defense if this deal can go through, with CFC likely to need to think about a long-term successor to Thiago Silva in the near future.
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