Chelsea are eyeing Fenerbahce fullback Simon Kjaer.
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte feels his squad is a centre-half short, however has hit several dead ends in his pursuit of a solution.
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, the 27-year-old player is now being scouted by Conte.
The London club hope to convince the Turkish club to sell with an offer of €18 million.
The 47-year-old specialist is specifically targeting Kjaer for playing in his favourite three-man defence.