Chelsea 'not giving up on Alex Sandro, want Juve star to lodge transfer request'

Chelsea 'not giving up on Sandro'
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Chelsea are reportedly refusing to give up on signing Juventus star Alex Sandro after making a fresh enquiry.

Chelsea are reportedly confident that Alex Sandro wants to move to Stamford Bridge, but they may need the full-back to submit a transfer request.

The Brazilian has been linked to the defending Premier League champions all summer, but Juventus have rebuffed the Blues' advances.

Bids of £52m and £61m have been rejected by the Italian giants, but Chelsea remain keen on getting a deal over the line after enquiring about Sandro on Tuesday, according to the London Evening Standard.

The report claims that the West London outfit are willing to pay the full-back £100,000 a week, which is a major improvement on the £84,000-a-week salary that Juventus have offered in a new contract.

Due to the player's delay in putting pen to paper on fresh terms, Chelsea reportedly feel that they have a good chance of signing the 26-year-old, as long as he forces the move along.

The Blues have signed Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata so far this summer.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte gesticulates on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the KCOM Stadium on October 1, 2016
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