Real Madrid are reportedly interested in signing Chelsea and England right-back Reece James.
The Spanish giants are said to be one of a host of top European clubs that have approached the full-back, who has been fantastic since returning from injury earlier this season.
And ex-Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti reportedly wants to bring him to Real Madrid
Goal are reporting that Real will look to sign the right-sided defender in the summer of 2023 – but their current priority is securing the services of Kylian Mbappe from PSG at the end of the season.
And they look to have already agreed a move for James’ Blues teammate Antonio Rudiger this summer.
The report goes on to say that despite being one of the west Londoners’ key players, James – whose contract expires in 2025 – is not one of the club’s highest earners.
James swapped shirts with Real Madrid superstar Karim Benzema after their thrilling Champions League clash a few weeks ago.
Benzema was seen in a clip asking the England defender for his shirt after Madrid won 5-4 on aggregate in extra-time.
There were no words exchanged when they swapped shirts, but perhaps the gesture was a little sweetener to try and persuade James to make the move to the Bernabeu…