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The Blues have struggled in defence this season and have now identified a Serie A defender to help strengthen the defence.
According to Daily Mail, Chelsea are interested in a summer move for 32 year old Lazio defender Francesco Acerbi.
The veteran centre back has impressed in a successful campaign for Lazio and his contract at Lazio is set to run through until June 2023.
Serie A club Inter Milan have also been linked with Acerbi and it believed there could be a bidding war in the summer for the 32 year centre-back.
Acerbi has made 24 appearances in the Serie A this season, scoring two goals in the process.