Chelsea to battle Liverpool and Leeds in a race for Brighton centre-back
Chelsea are keen on Brighton defender Ben White as Liverpool and Leeds United also battle for his signature.
Ben White had an amazing season on loan in the Championship with Leeds last season, playing as a central defender and helped the Yorkshire side earned promotion to the Premier League.
He has come back to his parent club, having never played a first team game for Brighton, and now he is profoundly sought after by many Premier League sides top clubs.
Leeds have just had two offers turned down for Ben White, with the most considerable being worth £22m.
Liverpool have for some time been watching Ben White and stay intrigued by him, however are not ready to pay more than that sum for the promising defender.
According to reports Chelsea are willing to pay £40m for Ben White’s services.
Brighton will request that huge sum for Ben White, in spite of him never played any game in the Premier League, presently that Premier League top clubs Liverpool and Chelsea are battling to sign him.
There are reports that Antonio Rudiger could be on his way out of Stamford Bridge as Chelsea boss Frank Lampard hopes to uograde his alternatives in central defence.
Fikayo Tomori has been connected with an exit, with Rennes reaching over a potential deal. while Kurt Zouma and Andreas Christensen are also at the club, however neither has ever had the option to hold down a regular spot in the first team.
Chelsea are believed to offer for Manchester City and England centre-back John Stones, with a £20m offer sanctioned by Frank Lampard.