Gossip: Chelsea target Lukeba

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Chelsea are enquiring about RB Leipzig and France centre-back Castello Lukeba, 21, who has a £60m release clause in his contract with the Bundesliga club. (FootMercato - in French)

Chelsea defender Thiago Silva, 39, has reached a verbal agreement with Fluminense, with the Brazilian out of contract at the end of the season. (Goal)

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