Tiemoue Bakayoko has passed a medical at Chelsea.
The Times report the 22-year-old French midfielder has been given a check over by Blues medics and given the all-clear.
The Blues are set to announce the arrival of the Monaco man this weekend.
The Times say the club are waiting until the end of the week, when their kit deal with Adidas ends.
They want to present the £35m signing to the world in their new Nike strip.
Antonio Rudiger’s brother is jetting to London for talks with Chelsea.
Gianluca Di Marzio claims Roma have been in negotiations with the Blues over a deal for the defender.
And the Germany international now looks to be closing on a switch to Stamford Bridge.
Rudiger’s brother – who acts as his agent – has jetted to London to seal a deal for the player.
Real Madrid have ended their interest in Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.
Courtois’ agent has admitted he’s spoken to the Real – and they like his client.
“I meet regularly with those in charge at Real Madrid and Thibaut’s case has come up,” Christophe Henroy revealed earlier this week.
But the Evening Standard claim Madrid have now given up any lingering hope of getting the Chelsea shot-stopper.