CHELSEA and Manchester United are reportedly set to battle for Inter Milan star Andre Onana.
But The Blues could offer a trade deal as a sweetener for the keeper.
The 26-year-old Onana came to Inter on a free transfer from Ajax last summer.
The former Cameroon international, who was sent home from the World Cup for disciplinary reasonsmade 28 appearances in all competitions after battling for the number 1 jersey with Inter icon Samir Handanovic.
The Blues are poised to sell Edouard Mendy this summer, still harboring some doubts about Kepa Arrizabalaga’s abilities as first-choice goalkeeper.
As for United, they could lose David De Gea on a free transfer as both sides struggle to agree a new deal.
And Inter would like £35 million to sell Onana, who is a battle on the field with teammate Edin Dzeko last month.
However, Chelsea is willing to offer several stars in exchange for a lower fee.
Romelu Lukaku is already on loan at Inter and the Blues could pave the way for a second season by signing Onana.
Inter have also shown concrete interest in Trevoh Chalobah, who has fallen down the league table under Graham Potter.
And the Italians also like the look of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – ideally on a free transfer.
As a result, Chelsea reportedly beat United in the Onana race.
But the stopper played under Erik ten Hag at Ajax.
And that could sway things in United’s favor if they took a formal approach.