Alcantara is thought to have a release clause of around 18 million euros in his contract because he did not feature regularly for Barcelona last season.
The club are desperately trying to keep him at the Camp Nou, and it now seems as though a struggle will ensue between the two clubs for the player.
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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.