Chelsea have contacted Ajax to express interest in acquiring attacking midfielder Mohammed Kudus, according to TA reporter David Ornstein.
The Premier League club have initiated communication with their Dutch counterparts but are yet to make an offer.
Chelsea is examining a variety of possibilities, including Kudus, and a deal on personal terms with the Ghanaian international is almost complete.
Kudus, who has a deal with Ajax through 2025, turned down a one-year extension in April and wants out of the Johan Cruyff Arena.
Kudus, 22, made 30 appearances for Ajax last season and scored 11 times assisting three.
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