Chelsea are reportedly considering whether to launch a summer approach for Nice right-back Youcef Atal.

Nice right-back Youcef Atal has reportedly emerged as a potential transfer target for Chelsea.

The Blues are currently facing the prospect of a two-window transfer ban, but the Premier League side continue to be linked with possible summer additions.

According to The Telegraph, Atal has been identified as a player who Chelsea wish to pursue ahead of the start of next season.

The 22-year-old – who can also play in midfield – has contributed six goals from 25 appearances in Ligue 1 during the current campaign.

However, the report suggests that any interested club will have to be prepared to pay in the region of £35m in order to tempt Nice into a sale.

The Algeria international still has over four years remaining on his contract.

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