Chelsea have joined the battle for Fenerbahce fullback Caner Erkin.

The Turkey international is off contract in June and been scouted regularly by Liverpool this season.

The Sun says Chelsea have now joined Liverpool's interest in Erkin as manager Jose Mourinho seeks a long-term successor for Ashley Cole.

Only yesterday, Mourinho said of Turkish players: "I have an eye, I know them all and there are some good players."

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