Chelsea interested in signing European giants experienced centre-back

Chelsea and the Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain are being connected with eye-catching moves to land Leonardo Bonucci, according to reports in Italy.

The Italian national sports newspaper Corriere dello Sport states that both clubs could look to make a swoop for the player with AC Milan needing to sell this transfer market.

Due to Financial Fair Play rules, a host of huge names are being connected with a move away from the San Siro.

Bonucci, who is believed to be Rossoneri’s highest earner, could depart from the club, whilst Gianluigi Donnarumma and Suso are also being connected with moves away.

The report states that Maurizio Sarri could be interested in the star, with the former Napoli boss because of taking over at Stamford Bridge this summer.

He is in the transfer market for defenders with another Serie A giants Juventus young central defender Daniele Rugani expected to join the west London club.

There are doubts over the futures of both Gary Cahill and David Luiz at Chelsea, with both players falling out of favour during the previous campaign.