La Repubblica says Lazio are pursuing a loan deal for the Spanish goalkeeper that will see them pay 50 per cent of his wages.
Kepa, 26, lost his place to Edouard Mendy last season, despite the Blues having paid a goalkeeper world record £71million for his services in 2018.
The Spaniard featured sporadically under Thomas Tuchel, but could be offered an escape route to Italy in the coming months.
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