Premier League Champions Chelsea believe they can snatch away Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk from Liverpool.
Liverpool are bent on signing the Dutch defender and have seen bids rejected by the saints despite the defender handling a transfer request and with the move angling on, Chelsea has decided to enter the race to sign the £50m rated defender.
The blues believe that Southampton rocky transfer relationship with Liverpool could work in their favour even though Van Dijk favours a move to Liverpool over Chelsea.
The Antonio Conte side think they can seal his transfer next weekend.
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