Gossip: Blues may use Chalobah in deal for Murillo

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Chelsea want Nottingham Forest's 21-year-old Brazilian defender Murillo, who the City Ground side value at £70m, and could offer Trevoh Chalobah as part of any deal. (Guardian)

The Blues have contacted Leicester City about signing 25-year-old English midfielder Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, who is understood to only want to move to Stamford Bridge if he leaves the Foxes. (Athletic - subscription required)

Romelu Lukaku is ready to open talks with AC Milan and Napoli over a transfer, but the striker will cost £25m. (La Gazetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)

Meanwhile, Chelsea have joined Tottenham in the race to sign English midfielder Archie Gray, 18, from Leeds United. (Telegraph - subscription required)

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