Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas is keen on Genoa defender Diego Polenta.

He tried to sign the 19-year-old starlet while he was still in charge at Porto last season and is keen to bring the defender to Stamford Bridge, says the People.

Polenta, who has been compared with new Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates in his homeland, is also drawing interest from AC Milan and Barcelona, but Genoa will only consider bids in the region of £6million.

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