Chelsea could sign this Serie A star for £15m after Antonio Conte’s interest

first_img Diego Laxalt in action against Napoli Chelsea have checked in with Genoa over the availability of midfielder Diego Laxalt.The 24-year-old has been on the Blues’ radar since December and he recently spoke about how he was ‘pleased’ to hear of their interest.Laxalt has impressed at Genoa this season since joining permanently last summer, having spent a season at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on loan from Inter Milan, and he could be on the move already.Indeed, according to Calciomercato, Chelsea have firmed up their interest by contacting Genoa regarding a deal for the Uruguayan.Antonio Conte is reportedly keen on Laxalt due to his ability to play in midfield or as a wing-back.Genoa are yet to respond to Chelsea’s enquiry but it is said they maybe tempted to sell if a bid of around £15m is made. 1last_img read more