There are reports that Cameroonian Geremi Njitap could be leaving Real Madrid for the English Premiership.
Cameroonian international Geremi Njitap could be making a move to English football.
In the 4 April edition of Marca, a Spanish daily sports newspaper, it was said that Chelsea was interested in signing the Real Madrid player.
« Geremi, in whom Chelsea has shown interest, is also the target of other English clubs », the paper reported.
Officials at Chelsea refused to comment on the transfer bid when BBC Sport Online made inquiries.
It is the second time that the World Cup bound player has been linked with the English club.
They reportedly made an approach to Madrid last year after Geremi put in a transfer request but Jorge Valdano, Real Madrid’s sporting director, said the Cameroonian would not be sold.
Njitap who scored for Real Madrid in last week’s UEFA Champions League game against Bayern Munich, remains on the periphery of the team.
Since Vicente Del Bosque was appointed as manager, Njitap has been unable to command a first team place.
Njitap did not make the starting line-up in this weekend’s Primera liga match against Rayo Vallecano.
The Cameroonian international was signed by Madrid while Welsh manager John Toshack was in charge.
In contrast to his lean spell with Madrid, Njitap has become a permanent fixture in the Indomitable Lions squad.
He has won two African Nations Cup (2000 and 2002) titles and a gold medal at the 2000 Olympic football event in Australia.