Chelsea are ‘weighing up a transfer’ to signal Leicester defender Wesley Fofana because the membership search for centre-back additions.
Thomas Tuchel desires to strengthen his defensive choices earlier than the closure of the switch window, with Fofana having emerged as a switch goal for the west Londoners.
The 21-year-old shone throughout his debut marketing campaign with the Foxes in 2020/21 and was named as Leicester Metropolis’s Younger Participant of the Season, earlier than a damaged leg sustained in a pre-season pleasant restricted Fofana to only seven league appearances final season.
Chelsea had agreed a deal to signal Jules Kounde from Sevilla, however Barcelona now look like main the chase for the Frenchman and the Mail are reporting that the Blues at the moment are contemplating a transfer for Fofana as a substitute.
The departures of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen have left Chelsea in need of defensive depth, regardless of the arrival of Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli.
Tuchel desires to signal two additional centre-backs and has additionally been annoyed in pursuits of Matthjis de Ligt, who has signed for Bayern Munich from Juventus, and Nathan Ake.
Brendan Rodgers final week mentioned Leicester must promote gamers this summer season earlier than incomings can arrive on the King Energy Stadium, with the Foxes but to make a signing within the present window.
“Clearly, we now have to do some enterprise out earlier than we will get gamers in,” Rodgers mentioned, as per the Metro.
“We simply aren’t in the identical place as among the different golf equipment. Till that adjustments, I maintain working with the gamers we now have.”
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