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Chelsea eye Donnarumma on free transfer with AC Milan keeper out of contract in summer but must pay £175k-a-week wages

CHELSEA are reportedly eyeing a stunning free transfer for AC Milan star Gianluigi Donnarumma.

The highly-rated goalkeeper, 22, is out of contract this summer.

And Eurosport claims the Blues are ready to pounce if Donnarumma does not extend his San Siro deal.

However, Chelsea will have to cough up wages of £175,000-a-week to lure the Italian to Stamford Bridge.

Donnarumma is considered to be one of world football’s top shot-stoppers.

He was just 16 years old when he made his senior Milan debut in 2015.

And Donnarumma has since gone on to play 235 times for the Serie A outfit, while also picking up 22 caps for Italy’s national side.

His arrival on a free transfer would be a huge coup for Chelsea, who have struggled in the goalkeeping department recently.

Kepa Arrizabalaga, the world’s most expensive in that position at £71.6million, isn’t even first choice in London.

And summer arrival Edouard Mendy has had a few shaky moments between the sticks during his first Premier League season.


Should Chelsea open talks for Donnarumma, they would have to deal with controversial super agent Mino Raiola.

But there is another client of his that Chelsea are keen on too.

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland is thought to be Thomas Tuchel’s No1 target this summer.

And reports claim Dortmund are already on the hunt for a replacement, boosting Chelsea hopes of a big-money deal.

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