And in their search for a cheaper alternative to Ben Chilwell, Chelsea are reportedly ready to pay €30m for Cucurella.
And Chelsea boss Frank Lampard ‘has asked’ management to try and sign Cucurella.
Lampard values Cucurella’s work ethic and versatility on the left-hand side, with the Spain under-21 star excelling in a wing-back role.
Barcelona have a 10 per cent sell-on clause on Cucurella and will be watching developments with interest.
Chelsea’s preferred choice has been Chilwell, but Leicester are demanding €90m for the England international.