Chelsea battle PSG and Atletico Madrid for brilliant Brazilian midfielder

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Chelsea are in the race to sign Athletico Paranaense midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, according to Portuguese newspaper A Bola.

The Blues face competition for the brilliant 22 year old Brazilian from the likes of Paris Saint-Germain, Atletico Madrid and Benfica.

Chelsea scouts have reportedly watched the 22 year old midfielder several times.

Atletico Madrid reportedly lead the race to sign the midfielder due to an agreement with Athletico Paranaense that gives them priority over Bruno Guimaraes.

It is believed Benfica are set to bid €20 million for the 22 year old.

Bruno Guimaraes is regarded as one of the best players in the Brazilian league.

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