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Chelsea’s long-serving centre-back Gary Cahil could be on his way out of Stamford Bridge this summer.

Both Galatasaray and Fenerbahce have been linked with a move for the experienced defender over the past week.

According to the Turkish outlet Fotomac, Chelsea are prepared to let Cahil leave this summer.

Per the source, Cahil does not feature in Chelsea’s newly appointed manager Maurizio Sarri’s plans for the 2018/19 season.

The report goes onto state that Chelsea will not be renewing the England international’s contract which expires in under 12 months.

Galatasaray are keen on signing a new defender before the transfer window in Turkey slams shut on September 1.

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Fotomac states that Galatasaray officials will meet with Cahil’s representatives this week.

The Istanbul Giants are lacking options in defence after failing to re-sign Jason Denayer on loan. The Belgium international returned to City after his loan deal expired and ended up joining Ligue 1 giants Lyon.