Reports from Get Football News Daily claims, the 2016/17 Premier League champions are stepping up interest in the defender this summer.
The reported five-year deal will see him earn around €3.5 million per year (€67,307.69 per week) which is reportedly on cards. His linked to Chelsea comes start gathering momentum following reports that Maurizio Sarri is due to take over from Antonio Conte this summer.
The Italian player is a player that his compatriot knows well from time at Empoli and tried signing him for Napoli during his time in charge of the Napples.
The Italian gaffer remains a huge fans of the player and Chelsea are hoping to can secure his signing this summer.
An earlier report have handed the Blues a boost in their pursuit of the player as it claims Juventus would be open to listening to offer for the Italian, but would want to receive an offer of around €40 million for the 23-year-old.