- Juventus defender Alex Sandro has reportedly told his club he wants a move to Chelsea in January
- The Brazilian player is reportedly not interested in a move to Premier League club Manchester United
Reigning Premier League champions Chelsea are now in pole position to beat rivals Manchester United for the signing of Juventus defender Alex Sandro in January.
According to the report by Sunsport, the Brazilian player has made it clear to the Juventus' chiefs that he wants a move to Stamford Bridge next year.
His decision is expected to be a big disappointment for Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho who is also interested in signing the player from Juventus.
Chelsea were chasing the Juve full-back all summer, but the Italian champions demanded a staggering £80 million for the Brazilian international.
Blues boss Antonio Conte is desperate to add a top quality left sided defender so he can rotate Marcos Alonso who has already made 22 appearances this season in the highly demanding wing-back role.
Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Premier League champions Chelsea are planning to sign Juventus defender Alex Sandro in January 2018.
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