Juventus eye Emerson Palmieri?

Chelsea left-back Emerson Palmieri is reportedly the subject of interest from the Italian champions Juventus, according to Calciomercato.

The 25-year-old, who has impressed with the Blues under Frank Lampard’s starting lineup, leading to suggestions that the club may be ready to offer the defender a new contract.

The report claims, Juventus could reignite their interest in the Italy international as they look to bolster their options in that area of the pitch.

Juve are now managed by former Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri, who used the defender on 27 occasions across all competitions over the course of last season.

The west London outfit are unlikely to offload their asset unless they are able to reduce their transfer ban.