Atletico interested in signing £30m-rated Blues transfer target

Atletico Madrid are desperate to sign Porto defender Alex Telles and preparing to make an offer during the summer transfer window. Los Rojiblancos have problems in the back-line as Filipe Luís already up to 33, Lucas Hernandez linked with several clubs and their replacement is necessary.

Brazil international is the best option in this situation as he has an excellent season and proves his worth one more time. Diego Simeone ready to spend big money on the footballer in July when the transfer window opens again. Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal also keen to sign him and there will be a real battle for the player.

His price could increase and become much more. In this campaign, Telles already played 43 matches, scored four goals and made ten assists in all competition. It is a fantastic result, and he can improve his consequences with high-class teammates. Alex also named in national team squad several times which is already a big success for the footballer.

He joined the Portuguese club from Galatasaray in 2016 with a €7m deal. The Brazilian defender has contracted with the Dragons until 2021, and his release clause is around €30m. Atletico Madrid have a good result in La Liga as they are in a second place in the table and have a big chance to finish this tournament in top 4.

Los Rojiblancos kicked out from the Champions League and Copa del Rey and Argentine coach planning to strengthen the squad during the transfer window. His primary targets are Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico, Alberto Moreno and Mesut Ozil. Spanish club already added Chelsea centre-forward Alvaro Morata with a season-long loan deal.