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Chelsea ready to pay mammoth £30m for Swedish international, Conte very keen

Amid the circus going on in Manchester these days, the Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern are quietly going about their business, excited for the season ahead.

After watching Antonio Conte’s tactical masterclasses at EURO 2016, the West London locals are waxing poetic about the nature of life under the Italian schemer.

Despite both Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho taking new jobs over the past few months, the Blues propping up the bar sure seem excited.

Still, we are entrenched in silly season and much of the talk amongst punters will rather naturally centre around big money transfers.

With that in mind, even the most ardent of TT drinkers have been shocked by this one.

According to Portuguese outlet Record, the Stamford Bridge giants are ready to splash a whopping £30m on Benfica ace Victor Lindelof.

The Swedish international has previously been linked with Manchester United after seeing his stock rise in the Portuguese capital over the past two season.

Just 22 years of age, he can operate as either a right-back or centre-half, perhaps giving Conte some defensive reinforcement he so badly desires at the Bridge.

Is Lindelof worth even half of £30m?! Let us know below…

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