Chelsea are reportedly monitoring striker Mauro Icardi’s situation at Paris Saint-Germain as they weigh up a summer transfer.

Now Chelsea were linked with a whole bunch of players during the January window, as Frank Lampard needed to improve his squad, but despite the serious amounts of speculation linking the club with a move, Chelsea failed to do any real business in the winter.

However, as we have said before, that will surely not be the case during the summer transfer window as it is widely expected that Chelsea make a number of signings that will help change them from top four chasers to possible Premier League contenders, with Icardi on the shopping list of the Blues.

Icardi, who is owned by Inter Milan, joined PSG on an initial loan deal last summer and the French champions have the option to make the move permanent for around £54.4million, but the Argentine forward would have to ‘endorse’ the move and Chelsea are among the teams considering an approach if the transfer falls through.

Icardi and wife-slash-agent Wanda Nara reportedly wouldn’t be against a return to Italy but a return to Inter looks unlikely, but has also admitted that anything can happen in football, in an interview with Chi magazine, Nara admitted: “I don’t know if next year we will live in Milan or Paris.

“In football you never know what will happen.”

According to Gazzetta dello Sport , Chelsea are said to have taken note of the 27-year-old’s situation, and are reportedly ready to battle the likes of Real Madrid to try and tempt the former Seria A star to the Premier League.

Lampard is reportedly keen to add another striker to the squad, and with a massive transfer budget to play with, he will be easily able to match the high £70 million price tag on the mans head.

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