Jack Butland is the latest goalkeeper to be linked with a summer move to Stamford Bridge.
According to reports from the Sports review, The Blues have reluctantly accepted First choice goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtouis would be granted his desire to depart from the club this summer and have reportedly cast their focus toward Englishman, Jack Butland
The England International has thoroughly impressed , notwithstanding the Potters demotion from the top tier and reports have claim club chairman would seek to offload its best players to curb an over bloated wage bill ahead of their stint in the Championship.
Liverpool were heavily linked with the Englishman in recent months but the Blues are reportedly now in pole position and on the verge of weighing in a bid for the 25- year –old amid the uncertainty surrounding Thibaut Courtouis.
The Belgian is reportedly craving a move to Spain, amid Champions league winners Real Madrid reported keenness on luring the man mountain back to La Liga, where he starred for Atletico Madrid, prior to a switch to Chelsea in 2015.
A move to the Spanish capital could potentially hinge on whether Chelsea manager Antionio Conte leaves amid rumours of an upheaval at the club next summer.