Bayer Leverkusen have revealed that up to 20 clubs have shown interest in signing their Brazilian defender Lucio, although only a few could match their €15 million valuation of the player.

The World Cup winner defender is expected to leave the BayArena this summer and speculation as to his next club, has been immense .

“This year practically all our players are on sale,” said Calmund.

“It’s enough to mean those interested will pay the right price.

“Almost 20 clubs have asked us about him (Lucio), but not many can afford him. Chelsea, Milan, Manchester United and Bayern Munich.”