Chelsea could be handed the chance to sign Porto star Jesús Corona for a cut-price €20m this summer due to a clause in his contract with the Portuguese side.

That’s according to SIC Noticias, who explain his deal with Porto includes a clause that will see his valuation fall year on year if the club do not sell him.

As a result, this saw his price drop from €50m to €30m last year, and it will fall again this year to €20m, although the clause is only active between May and June, with a secondary clause seeing his value rise by 50% again in July and August.

Thus, Chelsea have a small window to get a player they’ve been looking at since last year for something of a bargain price.

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According to BolaVIP, they have ‘already expressed’ their interest in the player on ‘repeated occasions’, which tallies with what we saw last summer.

Back in May, we covered a report that stated Chelsea had initiated talks to sign Corona, with his agent confirming as much a month later.

That was followed by claims he would cost €30m, which falls perfectly in line with what SIC Noticias are saying about his contract now.

Of course, Chelsea never made a move for him, but perhaps this summer is the perfect time to get their man.