Revealed: The three centre-backs of interest to Chelsea ahead of summer window

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By Josh Barker Published: April 27, 2022 11:59 am
Last Updated: April 27, 2022 3:23 pm

 The 3  centre-backs of involvement  to Chelsea up  of summertime  window

Chelsea look to person created a shortlist of centre-backs they are funny successful signing this summer.

This comes with the Blues acceptable to suffer 2 of their main defenders astatine the extremity of 2021/22.

Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen volition beryllium retired of declaration astatine the extremity of June and are some expected to marque the power to Spain.

Rudiger is looking apt to articulation Real Madrid who, aft their caller show vs Manchester City, rather intelligibly request immoderate caller legs successful defence. Christensen, meanwhile, volition beryllium joining Madrid’s bitter rivals, FC Barcelona.

This leaves Chelsea with the ageing duo of Thiago Silva and Cesar Azpilicueta positive the inexperienced brace of Malang Sarr and Trevoh Chalobah to screen 3 positions.

Granted, Reece James tin besides play arsenic a right-sided centre-back successful a three, but that past greatly diminishes Chelsea’s attacking prowess from the right.


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Chelsea eyeing centre-backs

So, it does look evident that Chelsea volition request a centre-back oregon 2 this summer.

And now, according to Nathan Gissing, Wesley Fofana, Jules Kounde and Max Kilman are each of involvement to the Blues:

Wesley #Fofana is an enactment for Chelsea astatine centre-back. Man City, Man Utd are besides interested. Real Madrid were past summer, Ancelotti is simply a fan. 🇫🇷

Jules #Kounde remains a cardinal people for Chelsea.🇫🇷

Max #Kilman is simply a subordinate #CFC person watched intimately this season. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

— Nathan Gissing (@Nathan_Gissing) April 26, 2022

Both Fofana and Kilman person acquisition successful the Premier League and some are accustomed to operating successful a back-three.

Kounde, meanwhile, though lacking Premier League experience, is regarded arsenic 1 of the champion centre-backs successful La Liga.

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