Chelsea and FC Barcelona held a new round of talks regarding a deal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Thursday evening.
The Blues are in desperate need of a striker before the close of the window and they have turned to the former Arsenal man.
Following talks between the two clubs, the west London club now know what it will take to land the 33-year-old.
Revealed: Barça’s Aubameyang asking price
Chelsea have been told to pay £20 million for the signing of Aubameyang, according to the Evening Standard.
The club’s co-owner Todd Boehly and Barcelona sporting director Mateu Alemany met on Thursday evening to discuss a deal.
The west Londoners have already had a bid of £15 million plus Marcos Alonso rejected by the Catalan club.
Barça want £20 million paid up front so that they can register the signing of Jules Koundé and help ease their FFP worries.
A deal over personal terms has already been agreed between the striker and Chelsea suggesting that a move is likely.
Thomas Tuchel will be hoping to reunite with a player who he had a very successful relationship with at Borussia Dortmund.
The 33-year-old netted a stunning 79 goals in 95 appearances whilst also registering 17 assists whilst working with the German coach.