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Chelsea report: Blues winning race to sign £63m-rated AC Milan and Portugal forward



Chelsea head coach Graham Potter giving a press conference

chelsea (opens in a new tab) would lead a group of top clubs in the battle to sign Rafael Leao from AC Milan (opens in a new tab).

The winger was instrumental as Milan won their first Serie A title in 11 years last season, scoring 11 goals and providing eight assists.

And according to the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera (through the daily star) (opens in a new tab)the Blues lead the way for the Portuguese’s services.

Leao was Milan’s joint top scorer in the 2021/22 league (Image credit: Emmanuele Ciancaglini/Ciancaphoto Studio/Getty Images)

Leao joined Milan from Lille in the summer of 2019 and has made over 100 appearances for the club. transfer market (opens in a new tab) currently value him at £63million – but the Rossoneri are said to want more than €100m (£87m) (opens in a new tab) for one of their star men.