RUMOURS: Chelsea & Man Utd battle for €40m De Vrij

The centre-back has impressed in his time with Lazio and alerted the Premier League giants who are considering summer bids, though he won't come cheap

Chelsea are set to battle it out with Manchester United in the summer to sign Stefan De Vrij from Lazio, reports Gazzetta dello Sport.

The Netherlands centre-back has long been tracked by the Red Devils, and the Blues look ready to jump into the chase.

A January move by either for De Vrij had been mooted but reports now state he will stay put in the Italian capital and put pen to paper on a new deal.

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This will allow Lazio to demand a fee in the region of €40 million for the 24-year-old this summer.


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