Chelsea will revive their interest in Sevilla defender Jules Kounde as their pursuit for Manchester City's Nathan Ake looks to be collapsing, according to the Evening Standard.

Chelsea will re-approach the LaLiga side for Kounde, with the Blues unwilling to match City's £50 million price tag for the 27-year-old Ake.

As Thomas Tuchel looks to rebuild his side's defence this summer transfer window following the departures of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen

Kounde was a backup option for new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly as the side pursued Matthijs de Ligt, Kalidou Koulibaly, and Ake.

After Koulibaly's arrival in a €40m move from Napoli, Chelsea are now set to fight Barcelona for 23-year-old Kounde, who is reportedly valued at £56m.

The Catalan side lead the race for the France international, who made 32 LaLiga appearances for Sevilla last season, after reportedly reaching an agreement on personal terms.

13.48 BST: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri would like Alvaro Morata to be the alternative to Dusan Vlahovic in the team's attack this season, according to the Italian journalist Gianluca DiMarzio.

Morata, 29, spent the last two seasons on loan at Juventus, scoring 20 goals in Serie A, but returned to parent club Atletico Madrid this summer

Taking part in preseason training this week, with Juve unwilling to pay the agreed €35m fee to make the deal permanent.

Allegri is still keen on having the Spain international as a back-up to first choice Vlahovic, however, and talks between the two clubs have now reopened.

Hutchinson, 18, was in talks with Arsenal over a new contract but has opted to move across the capital. While he hadn't made a first-team appearance for Arsenal

He had been named in the matchday squad on several occasions, including for the trip to Stamford Bridge in April.