Real Madrid have reportedly decided to make an offer of £70m for Chelsea winger Eden Hazard.
The Spanish giants are long-term admirers of Hazard, who appears likely to leave Chelsea in the summer if he does not pen a new contract at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea have allegedly set an asking price of £100m but according to The Sun, Real intend to make an offer considerably lower than the Premier League club’s valuation.
The report adds that Real do not expect to be successful with their opening approach, but want it to be viewed as a sign of their intent ahead of next season.
Returning head coach Zinedine Zidane could be provided with funds of up to £300m to transform Real’s under-performing squad.
Meanwhile Arsenal are reportedly considering a summer swoop for Celtic defender Kieran Tierney.
Tierney has appeared on 165 occasions for Celtic since making his debut back in 2014.
The 21-year-old has a long-term contract with the Hoops until the end of the 2022-23 campaign, but according to The Mirror, Arsenal are keen to land the defender in this summer’s transfer window.
Tierney, who has only just returned from a troublesome hip problem, has contributed five assists in 17 Scottish Premiership appearances for his club during the 2018-19 campaign.
Leicester City have also been credited with an interest in the Scotland international, though, with Brendan Rodgers keen for the defender to follow him to the King Power Stadium.