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​Chelsea making progress on deal for Juventus defender de Ligt

Chelsea are pushing to sign Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus.

The Dutch centre-half is a top target for Thomas Tuchel's side this summer.

The Blues are seeking a replacement for Antonio Rudiger, who joined Real Madrid on a free transfer.

According to CBS journalist Ben Jacobs, Chelsea are hoping to secure De Ligt for a basic fee of £60-65 million.

However, Juventus are pushing to increase the fee, as there is interest from other teams in the ball-playing defender.

De Ligt has indicated his desire to leave Juventus for a side that can satisfy his ambitions.

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