Chelsea on alert after Benatia admission

According to talkSPORT, Chelsea have joined the race to sign Udinese defender Mehdi Benatia.

Benatia has attracted attention from a host of top European sides including Real Madrid, AC MIlan and Juventus. The 24 year old has revealed that he wants to leave Udine in the summer for bigger and better things. Chelsea are on the trail of the Moroccan and are looking to make a £10m offer for the player.

Benatia will not leave until the summer and Chelsea are one of several clubs who are ready to make a move for the talented defender. Benatia said: ‘I have a deal with Udinese and I don’t think I’ll leave in January. However, I do think that I will leave at the end of the season’.

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