The 25-year-old is now in the United States for Madrid's pre-season tour but Danilo could be on his way to west London over the coming week if these reports are accurate.
Chelsea are also in negotiations with Real Madrid about the signing of their talented young forward Álvaro Morata, who is estimated to be worth £70 million, according to the Standard. "Nor one from Real Madrid", Mourinho replied when asked about the club's interest in the 24-year old.
Two key pieces from Chelsea's Premier League winning campaign a season ago are missing from the club's preseason tour in Asia. We have not come to an economic agreement, that is obvious as well. We do not determine what the price is of a player of Real Madrid, Real Madrid do that.
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"He is coming here in the right moment of his career".
"The reason why he was so important and hard to get is what he did in the Premier League".
'We have options. Good options, good players, but a target man, a clear number nine - we thought that was Romelu'.