Gossip: Blues lead race for Osimhen

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Chelsea are leading the race to sign Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen but Paris St-Germain remain interested and Napoli want 130m euros (£111m) for the 25-year-old to fund a move for a replacement. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Tottenham are preparing a move for Chelsea's England midfielder Conor Gallagher, 24, whose contract expires in 2025. (Teamtalk)

Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United are interested in Shakhtar Donetsk's 21-year-old Ukrainian midfielder Georgiy Sudakov, who is valued at 100m euros (£85m). (Teamtalk)

Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea are among the clubs interested in Nottingham Forest's Brazilian defender Murillo, 21. (Mail)

Brazil defender Thiago Silva, 39, is in regular contact with former club Fluminense as he looks to secure a return home when his Chelsea contract runs out at the end of the season. (Sun)

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