Gossip: Blues keen on Bologna's Calafiori

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Arsenal have had a 47m euro (£39.8m) offer for defender Riccardo Calafiori rejected by Bologna, who want at least 50m euros (£42.3m) for the Italy international. Chelsea are also interested in the 22-year-old. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen, 25, is expected to be involved pre-season next week amid interest from Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal for the Nigeria international. (Football Italia)

The Blues are keen on Nottingham Forest defender Murillo but deem the 21-year-old Brazilian's £60m-plus price tag as too high. (Football London)

Finally, midfielder Conor Gallagher would be "reluctant" to relocate to the Midlands to join Aston Villa as the 24-year-old waits on a potential new Blues deal. (Telegraph - subscription required)

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