Chelsea have joined the race to sign Inter Milan defender Maicon, according to the Brazilian's agent, who says Real Madrid are also interested.
Maicon's representative, Antonio Caliendo, recently claimed that Madrid and a number of other clubs are monitoring the 27-year-old's situation at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza.
Caliendo has now suggested Chelsea are one of the sides interested in the powerful wing-back, but he believes only a significant bid would tempt Inter into a sale."Not only Real Madrid have asked me about Maicon," said Caliendo to Terra.
"The other team that has asked about Maicon is Chelsea and there are also three other English teams that are interested.
"However, personally I think that Inter are not interested in doing business.
"I think that the only way they would let him go is if there is a very large proposal."