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Chelsea set to make summer move for 21-year-old Barcelona defender

Premier League giants Chelsea are reportedly weighing up a summer move for Barcelona full-back Marc Cucurella who has been on loan at Getafe this season.

The 21-year-old is currently having an impressive loan spell at Getafe and has played 34 games during the 2019-20 season, founding back of the net once and provided five assists.

Getafe allegedly have the option to secure the services of the Spaniard on a permanent deal in the summer, however, according to Sport, the Blues are also in the hunt for the left-back.

The report suggests that the Catalan club are ready to accept offers in the region of €25m (£22.7m), making Spain U-21 defender a cheaper option than the likes of Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell and Porto’s Alex Telles.

The Spain Under-21 international has largely operated as a left midfielder this season, however, is also capable of turning out at left-back.

Marc Cucurella has only played one first-team games for the Spanish champions, which came back in October 2017

Meanwhile, Real Madrid are reportedly happy to part ways with attacker Luka Jovic during the next transfer window amid interest from Arsenal and Chelsea,

While Jovic had already been in line to depart from the Bernabeu in the summer after founding back of the net just twice in La Liga, the Serbian forwrd has recently angered team officials by returning to his homeland during the coronavirus outbreak.

Having broken government protocol regarding self-isolation, it appears that the former Eintracht Frankfurt forward now has no future at Santiago Bernabeu.

According to The Mirror, Chelsea and Arsenal will both be asked whether they wish to secure the services of the attacker ahead of next season.