Chelsea contemplating making a transfer for 29-year-old defender

Chelsea are contemplating making a transfer for Lens defender Jonathan Clauss.

Clauss was not too long ago referred to as as much as the France nationwide workforce, making 4 appearances for his nation since. The 29-year-old right-back has been attracting curiosity from golf equipment round Europe, after hitting his peak in direction of the latter phases of his profession.

In accordance with La Voix du Nord, Chelsea are actually all for signing Clauss as they appear to supply elevated competitors for Reece James.

Clauss has spent little time throughout his profession taking part in top-flight soccer, however has now grow to be an everyday for France forward of the World Cup.

Clauss might discover it troublesome to cement an everyday beginning place at Chelsea as a consequence of James, however Tuchel has been recognized to rotate his workforce a good quantity all through the season. The London membership will probably be within the Champions League subsequent season, so squad depth will probably be important.

Nonetheless, Clauss could also be thought-about as a alternative for James, who has been linked with a transfer to Manchester Metropolis and Actual Madrid this summer season, in line with the Daily Mail. The England worldwide is but to signal a brand new deal on the membership, so Chelsea could also be eyeing a brand new right-back in case James decides to depart the membership.