Chelsea lining up January swoop for 26-year-old Serie A ace following failed summer move

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Chelsea are reportedly set to go back in for Juventus and Brazil star Alex Sandro in January.

This is according to the Express, who state the the Blues are set to go back in for a player who they failed to sign in the summer.

The news outlet are also stating that 26-year-old Sandro is rated at £60M, so if the west London side are to go after the Brazilian international, they’ll have to break the bank to sign the former Porto star.

Juventus player Alex Sandro
It seems as if the Blues are going to have to break the bank to sign Sandro in January

Since moving from Portugal to Italy, Sandro has enjoyed a more than successful time playing for the Old Lady.

In 90 games for the Turin-based giants, the Brazilian international has managed to score six and assist 15 for Massimiliano Allegri’s side.

During his time in Italy, Sandro has managed to add to his personal trophy cabinet by a fair bit.

Since his arrival, Sandro has helped Juventus win two Scuddeto’s and two TIM Cup’s, as well as helping his side reach a Champions League final, however they we’re beaten by Real Madrid 4-1.

The player impressed fans and critics alike before his move to Turin, as Sandro showed he was more than capable of putting in stellar performances for Porto.

In 137 games for the Portuguese giants, Sandro managed to score three and assist 17 times.

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Should Chelsea end up signing Sandro in the winter transfer window, it’ll be interesting to see if the Brazilian can put in the performances we know he’s capable of for the Blues.

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