Race for Chelsea defender heats up as La Liga club join Bursaspor in race to sign Nigeria international

Nigeria's forward Ahmed Musa (L) and Nigeria's defender Kenneth Omeruo play the ball during a Round of 16 football match between France and Nigeria at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN

Turkish Super Lig club Bursaspor are set to face major competition from Spain in the race to sign Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo.

The Green Crocodiles have been closely linked with a move for the Nigeria international over the past month.