Chelsea have joined Manchester United's interest in CSKA Moscow goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev.

Akinfeev, 24, is expected to be sold by CSKA in the summer, with Russian champions Zenit St Petersburg also keen.

The talented shot-stopper has confessed an ambition to play in England and this week is being linked with United and Chelsea.

There have been growing concerns at Chelsea over the form this season of their No1 Petr Cech.

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