Chelsea may be ready to offer David Luiz to Real Madrid in a bid to land Raphael Varane.
Blues manager Jose Mourinho remains a big fan of youngster Varane after working with him during his time in charge at the Bernabeu, and has even admitted that he is interested in bringing him to Stamford Bridge
The Brazilian centre-back has been linked numerous times with Barcelona, and reports in the media have claimed the giants are lining up a big summer move.
However, Mourinho now looks ready to use the 26-year-old as a pawn in a deal to bring in one of his preferred targets, according to the SportsDirectNews website
The 20-year-old Frenchman has spent much of this season out injured, but remains one of the most highly rated young defenders in Europe