Chelsea has lost to Paris Saint-Germain in the race to sign Porto on the left-hand side of Alex Telles, according to reports.
27-year-old has already garnered considerable interest from a number of top clubs, now he will his current deal in Portugal come to an end in the summer of 2021.
Chelsea has been persistently linked to Brazil in recent weeks, though Juventus has also been credited with an interest.
The versatile defender is set to join the PSG, according to the Brazilian outlet GaúchaZH
The report argues that the champions of the Ligue 1 are close to agreeing on a deal for Telles and that Brazil’s international is likely to cost between €20 m (£17.5 m) and €25 m (£21.8 m).