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Chelsea battle Juventus for Stephan Savic


Reports from Sky in Italy indicate that Chelsea are in talks with Atletico Madrid to sign defender Stefan Savic but will face competition from Juventus who are also interested in the defender.

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Savic who played in the Premier League with Man City has spent three seasons at Atletico Madrid after joining from Fiorentina in 2015. He played 37 games for Atletico Madrid last season and was an unused substitute in the Europa League final against Marseille.

Juve are looking to boost their defensive options after letting Stephan Lichsteiner join Arsenal on a free transfer this summer. Chelsea are also in the market to improve their squad although there is still managerial uncertainty at Stamford Bridge.