Spanish publication Diario Gol have provided an update on Chelsea’s pursuit of Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio.

The ‘Asensio to Chelsea’ speculation boat is yet to dock in England, but the Spanish press have been continually publishing reports in recent weeks and months linking the Premier League champions with a summer move for the 22-year-old.

Diario Gol’s latest report claims that Chelsea have been joined by Paris Saint-Germain in the race to sign Asensio.

Marco Asensio
Chelsea are reportedly interested in signing Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio.

It’s believed that Real Madrid are keen on signing superstar Neymar, despite the Brazilian only making a world-record move to the Parc des Princes last summer. Asensio would provide a direct replacement for the former Barcelona attacker.

However, Chelsea are prepared to promise Asensio a place in the starting eleven, as well as a significant pay-rise, in hope of convincing him to make the move to Stamford Bridge.

We’ll provide you with updates on this developing situation as they come…

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