Trabzonspor target Djilobodji set to join Chelsea on £4m deal

Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (L) reacts in front of Nantes' Senegalese defender Papy Djilobodji during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Nantes at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on December 6, 2014. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Chelsea are set to sign Nantes defender Papi Djilobodji on a £4 million transfer according to the BBC.

The report claims that the 27-year-old defender has reached an agreement with the Blues and will under a medical.

Djilobodji has a year remaining on his current deal with Nantes and has nine goals as well as two assists in 183 appearances for the Ligue 1 outfit since 2010.

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly concerned with the state of his sides defending after conceding nine times in their first four league games.

Trabzonspor also made a £1.4 million bid for Nantes target Djilobodji according to source close to the Ligue 1 club.

The Mirror report that Premier League outfit Sunderland are also interested in the 27-year-old defender.

Trabzonspor have had a busy transfer window and have already signed Cavanda from Lazio, N’Doye from Hull City, Europa League winner M’Bia and Turkish international Okay Yokuşlu.

The Black Sea Storm drew 2-2 with Akhisar at the Avni Aker stadium to remain in first place.

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