Chelsea are making a serious play for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira. The Daily Mail says Chelsea are confident of beating Arsenal to Khedira from Real Madrid.

Contract talks between Real and The 27-year-old German's representatives have broken down and they are willing to sell rather than let him go for free next summer.

Arsenal want Khedira but will pursue Bayer Leverkusen's Lars Bender if they lose out to Chelsea.

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