Chelsea pursue £20m South American wonderkid who is wanted by Real Madrid: report

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Chelsea are set to rival Real Madrid in their pursuit of yet another South American star.

The Blues qualified for the UEFA Europa League thanks to a strong second-half showing in the Premier League last season, before choosing to part ways with Mauricio Pochettino. Enzo Maresca will take charge of the side next season.

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Matthew Holt

Matthew is a Freelance Journalist and has racked up bylines for Manchester United, Manchester Evening News, GOAL and SPORTbible to name a few. A long-term sufferer of Scunthorpe United, he currently resides in the north-west after escaping the smog of North Lincolnshire.