The 23-year-old Militao have initially found it difficult to settle at Los Blancos following a move from Porto in July 2019, but he has been a vital player for the club this season, playing in all 16 of their fixtures in all competitions for the Spanish giant.
Report from other reputable media houses have shown that Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is a huge admirer of the Brazil international, and the Champions League holders have placed a €40m (£34m) offer on the table for the established player.
Although it was also reported that Real Madrid are determined to keep hold of the South American and are planning to open talks over a new long-term deal at the Bernabeu for the player.
It must be noted that Militao is also attracting interest from ‘other giants’ in European football – still has four years left to run on his current contract with Carlo Ancelotti’s side.
With the blue trying to sign a new centre-back during the summer transfer window but were frustrated in their attempts to bring Sevilla’s Jules Kounde to the club.