Chelsea have been tipped to sign Vidal from Bayern Munich with the player previously playing under Antonio Conte at Bayern Munich.

The Chile international’s time at the Allianz Arena appears to be drawing to a close, with Bayern closing in on the signing of Leon Goretzka.

And German newspaper Sport Bild say that Chelsea have taken the first steps to securing Vidal’s signature.

It is said that Conte has personally sounded out the player about making the move to Stamford Bridge.

Bayern are open to offers for Vidal, whose contract expires in the summer of 2019.