Chelsea in talks with CSKA Moscow over Aleksandr Golovin move

• Russian club want around £27m for attacking midfielder
• Futures of Willian and Pedro in doubt at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea are in talks with CSKA Moscow with a view to making the much coveted attacking midfielder, Aleksandr Golovin, their first signing of the summer.

Golovin has impressed as Russia have progressed into a meeting with Spain in the last 16 at the World Cup, with two assists in the group stage, with Chelsea having now moved to follow up their long-standing interest in the 22-year-old. Juventus had been close to securing the player earlier in the summer, with Arsenal having also been linked with this signature, but Chelsea are now favourites to tie up a deal once his participation at the summer tournament has concluded.

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