Italian club close to signing Chelsea player

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According to reports in Italy, Serie A giants Inter Milan are close to signing Chelsea left-back Emerson Palmieri.

Former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte brought the left-back to Chelsea and is keen on taking the Italian international to Milan.

According to Italian media outlet Tutto Mercato Web via Sport Witness, Inter Milan have submitted a bid for Emerson.

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The report claims the Nerazzurri are offering an initial amount of €20m plus €5m in bonuses for the Brazilian-born Italian international which is close to the €30 million Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia is demanding for the left-back.

Emerson earns €3m plus bonuses per season at Chelsea and Inter Milan are offering him a salary of €4m over the next five years.

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