Shock reports have claimed super-agent has offered Chelsea the services of Nicolas Otamendi.
Valencia star Otamendi, 27, is Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal’s next target as he bids to further strengthen the defence.
But United face a battle to get their man.
Super-agent Jorge Mendes has been brought in by Otamendi’s agent Eugenio Lopez to broker a move and he plans to offer the centre-back round to the Premier League big boys.
Mendes plans to sound out Chelsea as he bids to get top dollar for the player.