Chelsea ready to pay world record fee to sign this defender in the summer

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According to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea are in the race to sign RB Leipzig centre-back Josko Gvardiol ahead of the summer transfer window.

The Blues, however, face competition from Liverpool and Manchester City for the transfer of the Croatian international.

Romano told CaughtOffside: “At the moment I’m aware of Chelsea, Man City and Liverpool being in the race for Josko Gvardiol, but it’s still March and nothing is agreed, so we have to keep the race open. I think Gvardiol will become the most expensive centre back ever, more than €80m fee.”