Chelsea are currently leading the in the race to sign Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain.
The west London side eportedly among a number of clubs interested in signing the France international this summer.
The French superstar dropped a bombshell last night with news he has told PSG he will not be extending his contract at the capital city club.
This simply means he could depart for nothing when his deal expires in 2024.
It means the Ligue 1 champions could be forced to sell their star man this summer, with Real Madrid thought to be frontrunners.
But The Times claim Chelsea have jumped into the front line as Todd Boehly continues his mega-money overhaul of the Blues squad.