The newly promoted Ligue 1 club have already signed Joao Moutinho and James Rodriguez, with Radamel Falcao set to follow.
Carvalho was allowed to leave Real Madrid, whom he has been with since playing for Chelsea.
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Summer 2016 is set to be a very exciting time for football fans, as this is when the long awaited Euro 2016 tournament kicks off.
Since Guus Hiddink arrived at the helm, Chelsea have improved considerably after a tricky start to the campaign.