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Conte order Emenalo to battle Man United for PSG star

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Premier League holders Chelsea are ready to battle Manchester United for the services  Ligue 1 wantaway star Serge Aurier, according to report.

The Paris Saint-Germain defender wants to leave French capital this transfer window with Unai Emery already confirming Aurier has asked for a transfer.

The Ivorian international has been eyeing a switch to Premier League with Manchester United on social media and in the French media, but it now seems as though Chelsea will challenge their title rivals for the defender.

According to Telegraph  Antonio Conte has been promised at least three more signings before the close of the window and the Italian has told the club to go after Aurier and Virgil van Dijk.

Aurier transfer fee will be £27million and Conte wants to add two more full-backs to his side. Conte wants competition for wing-backs Victor Moses and Marcos Alonso and sees Aurier as a good option in that position.

Blues and Red Devil would wait to see  Aurier appeal on assaulting a police officer is resolved. Former Ligue winner Aurier cannot enter the United Kingdom he was stopped from doing just that last October when PSG traveled to London to face Arsenal in the Champions League.

Aurier is ready to make move but no bids will come in for him until after a ruling on his appeal. Van Dijk is Conte’s top choice at centre-back and Chelsea were given new hope in the race to sign him.

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