Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has identified Atalanta midfielder Marten de Roon as a target for next summer, according to Daily Express.
The Dutchman is seen as a cheaper option to West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, who is also a transfer target for the Blues.
De Roon will be a free agent next summer and Lampard has identified him as a key transfer target for next summer.
De Roon, 29, has previously played in the Premier League for Middlesbrough in the 2016-17 season.
Chelsea have also shown interest in Nice midfielder Danilo, 24, who is also in the final year of his contract.