Chelsea are set to sign Carney Chukwuemeka from Aston Villa for a deal that could reach £20 million.

In a brief statement, the Blues confirmed: "Aston Villa and Chelsea can confirm that the clubs have reached an agreement for the permanent transfer of Carney Chukwuemeka.

"The 18-year-old has been given permission to travel to London to discuss both personal terms and undergo a medical."