Ajax star Edson Alvarez is forcing his way through a move to Chelsea.

This is after Chelsea owner Todd Boehly made a £50m move for the Mexico international.

According to De Telegraaf, the Blues Chelsea have made a £50m offer for Alvarez on Wednesday.

Alvarez can play as a defensive midfielder or centre-back.and is keen on joining the Blues, having pushed for a move away from Ajax earlier in the summer.

The Dutch champions had earlier blocked the 24-year-old from joining Newcastle United and Rennes.

Now the Mexican is forcing the hand of the club to allow him leave as he views a move to Chelsea as a great opportunity.

Transfer deadline: Chelsea’s Todd Boehly submit £50m for Ajax’s Mexican midfielder