La Liga winners leading £29m race for Chelsea and Man United target

Chelsea and Manchester United face tough competition from Barcelona in their bids to sign Atletico Madrid star Arda Turan, according to reports from the Express.

The 28-year-old was believed to be on his way to England after his agent revealed that his client was keen on playing in the Premier League.

He was heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge amid speculation that he favoured the London outfits over a switch to Old Trafford.

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However, interest from Barca have put any signs of a potential transfer on hold as rumours now suggest that Turan is heading to the Camp Nou.

His agent has already confirmed that the Turkey international will leave Atletico this summer and could announce his new destination in the coming days.

The winger has been a key player for manager Diego Simeone over the past few seasons, making a total of 46 appearances in all competitions, scoring three goals and providing six assists.