Chelsea is ready to rival Manchester United for the signature of Barcelona ace this summer as the Blues plan a double raid on the Camp Nou outfit this summer.
Chelsea has dived into the race to sign Frenkie de Jong and they are prepared to knock out long-term admirers Manchester United off the race in the ongoing summer transfer.
Thomas Tuchel wants to improve his midfield options and he is interested in adding the Dutch midfielder but they face competition from Manchester United for the Barcelona star.
Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag is keen on working with the Dutch midfielder having previously coached him at Ajax but the Red Devils are facing stern competition from fellow Premier League rival Chelsea and Barcelona is open to the deal.
Chelsea is also interested in the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Barcelona with the Stamford Bridge team aiming to add more firepower to the attack having signed Raheem Sterling from Manchester City this summer.
Tuchel wants to reunite with the Gabon attacker-both worked together during their time together at Borussia Dortmund and the former Arsenal forward wants a move back to the Premier League.
For this part, Chelsea is planning a double raid on Barcelona with de Jong and Aubameyang in the sight of the Premier League team.