Chelsea risk missing out on prodigy Casadei with Sassuolo ready to pounce as Inter hold out for £12m transfer fee

    CHELSEA risk missing out on Inter Milan prodigy Cesare Casadei with Nice and Sassuolo circling, according to reports.

    The Italian midfielder, 19, is yet to make a first-team appearance for Inter.

    Nice and Sassuolo are rivalling Chelsea for Casadei


    Nice and Sassuolo are rivalling Chelsea for CasadeiCredit: Getty

    But the promise he has shown in the academy ranks has seen Inter slap a £12million transfer fee on his head, according to Sky Italy.

    And Chelsea run the risk of missing out on Casadei with two clubs ready to make a move.

    French outfit Nice are ready to make an offer to Inter for the player.

    Sassuolo also hold an interest and are willing to insert a buy-back option into the deal.

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    However, the Italian outfit are significantly short on Inter’s demands.

    With his transfer future still up in the air, Casadei will continue to train with Simone Inzaghi’s first-team. 

    The box-to-box midfielder scored in the joint training session held Wednesday afternoon against Sant’Angelo Lodigiano.

    Inter ran out 11-0 winners and on-loan Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku got in among the goals.

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    Lautaro Martinez and ex-Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko scored braces.

    Goals also came from Joaquin Correa, Hakan Calhanoglu, Denzel Dumfries, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Roberto Gagliardini.


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