Chelsea are ready to rekindle their interest in Edinson Cavani, and will bid £35 million for the striker this week, The Sun report.
The west London club have signed a raft of new players this summer, but did lose Didier Drogba on a free transfer at the end of the campaign after eight years of service.
With the Ivory Coast international’s presence being missed, Roberto Di Matteo is eager to bolster his options in attack.
Cavani has emerged as one of the most devastating strikers in the world game, and has consistently delivered for the Serie A outfit over the last two seasons.
Despite Napoli being eager to hold onto their prize asset, an offer of £35 million is thought to be enough for Walter Mazzarri’s men to consider selling.
By Gareth McKnight