Chelsea has blocked Malanga Sarr from joining London rivals, Fulham this summer
The Blues have blocked the newly promoted side’s proposed move to sign the sign French star.
Thomas Tuchel is said to be opposed to allowing Sarr leave Stamford Bridge this summer until they sign a new centre-back themselves.
The Standard added that Fulham’s bid for West Ham’s Issa Diop has also been rejected following the injury to summer signing Nayef Aguero.
Meanwhile, the Blues are still pressing ahead with trying to sign Wesley Fofana from Leicester City.
This is despite the Forces’ insisting the player is not for sale, talkSPORT understands.