Real Madrid and Barcelona are reportedly set to go head-to-head in pursuit of Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta in the summer.
The Hard Tackle takes a look at the best central defenders of the recently concluded 2016/17 Premier League season.
Chelsea welcome a Championship-bound Sunderland to Stamford Bridge for the last game of their title-winning campaign.
In their first game as Premier League Champions, Chelsea emerged victorious after a hard fought battle against Watford at Stamford Bridge
Goals from John Terry, Michy Batshuayi, Cesar Azpilicueta and ultimately Cesc Fabregas proved to be enough for Antonio Conte's Champions to see off Walter Mazzarri's Watford, who finished the match with 10 men after Sebastian Prödl was sent off in the dying moments.
Chelsea narrowly beat West Bromwich Albion to secure the Premier League title at the Hawthorns, thanks to a late Michy Batshuayi strike.
Barcelona have reportedly cast their eyes on three Chelsea players and are set to make a stunning triple raid on the Premier League club in the summer.
Chelsea beat a well-organised Middlebrough 1-0 on Sunday night to romp to the top of the Premier League table and the Blues' boss was quick to heap praise on his charges after the game.
Premier League side Chelsea have approached Italian outfit Inter Milan for the signature of centre-back Juan Jesus as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his defensive options.
Premier League side Chelsea have reportedly opened talks with Juventus over a move for striker Alvaro Morata.