Chelsea are looking at Atalanta defender Joakim Maehle to bolster their choices within the wing-back positions.
Fabrizio Romano not too long ago claimed that each Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta might be heading to Barcelona this summer time. The Spanish pair typically offered cowl at wing-back for Chelsea, so this would go away them brief in the event that they had been to depart the membership.
Signing a participant able to enjoying on both flank could be excellent, however there are usually not many who’re snug doing so.
Nevertheless, one participant who has usually performed at each left and proper wing-back is Atalanta star Maehle. Now, in keeping with journalist Simon Phillips, Chelsea are contemplating making a transfer for the Danish worldwide.
Maehle tends to separate half his time on both aspect of the defence, so may present satisfactory cowl for each Ben Chilwell and Reece James.
The 25-year-old would additionally present an attacking risk, having scored 9 instances in simply 29 video games for Denmark.
A wing-back will not be a precedence, with Chelsea struggling for numbers in defence and assault, however including another choice, particularly with 5 substitutions being launched, might be some good enterprise.