Chelsea are keeping tabs on three Inter Milan players, according to The Athletic‘s Simon Johnson and Dominic Fifield.
The Blues’ interest in Romelu Lukaku is well documented, while speculation about a move for his teammate Achraf Hakimi has also surfaced over the last few days.
However, the two journalists have now said that Lautaro Martinez may well come under consideration if their move for Lukaku proves to be unsuccessful.
The Argentinian international currently has a €111m (£95.6m) release clause, which means he would likely be the more expensive out of the two Inter forwards.
Even so, the fact that he is five years younger than Lukaku could go in Martinez’s favour. The striker scored 19 times and provided 11 assists last season so he does provide a major threat in front of goal.
There is, though, concerns over whether he would be the type of player Thomas Tuchel is looking for, with some feeling he is too similar to Timo Werner. We shall see if Chelsea do make a formal approach for the Argentine in the coming weeks.