Chelsea are one of three teams who have reportedly contacted Mino Raiola over the availability of AC Milan’s Gianluigi Donnarumma.
The Italian shot stopper could be sold by Milan in an effort to balance the books with an annual salary of €8m (£6.97m) touted by Nicolo Schira .
Serie A rivals Juventus are also keeping tabs on the situation which could create a four-way battle
The Blues interest in Donnarumma would mean them dealing with Raiola who has got under the skin of many in England, not least Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, as he looks to manufacture a move for Paul Pogba.
Gianluigi Donnarumma is highly thought of and could be on the move
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The super agent has recently helped Erling Haaland seal a move to Borussia Dortmund while the likes of Matthijs De Ligt and Henrikh Mkhitaryan are also on his books.
Raiola has been accused of looking after his own interests as he manoeuvres his clients among some of Europe’s biggest clubs for hefty fees.
But Chelsea’s goalkeeping situation could force them into the market following Frank Lampard’s decision to drop record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Kepa Arrizabalaga has been dropped by Frank Lampard
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The Spaniard made several errors prior to his omission and hasn’t played since January 21 with Willy Caballero stepping in.
And Lampard, when questioned on Arrizabalaga’s international hopes, appeared to show little remorse in dropping the 25-year-old.
“I haven’t discussed it with him,” said Lampard. “I can only pick the team from a Chelsea view.
“I keep coming back to the same thing, it’s how well you train — [and] he is training well — and, when you get the opportunity to play, how well you play. That’s all I see.
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“I understand all my international players have ambitions but the rules remain the same.