Chelsea enquire about £20m-rated Ghanian international

Chelsea are considering making a £20m offer for FC Augsburg full-back Abdul Rahman Baba ahead of the summer transfer window with Jose Mourinho having made contact over his availability.

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According to the Daily Star, Blues boss Jose Mourinho has made contact with current Ghana coach and former Chelsea manager Avram Grant over the quality of the 20-year-old, as the Portuguese manager wants as much information on the senior Black Stars international as possible.

The left-back has been one of the star performers for Augsburg this term, as the German outfit sealed a place in next season’s Europa League for the first time in their history.

The reported fee of £20m would be a hefty figure for the youngster, but his performances in the Bundesliga have been so impressive this campaign that Mourinho is tempted.

With Felipe Luis’s future at Stamford Bridge uncertain following a debut season playing second-fiddle to first-choice Cesar Azpilicueta, the Blues are set to be in the market for his replacement in defence.

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