Reporter: Thomas Tuchel desires Chelsea FC to signal 20-year-old from RB Leipzig - Football Roof

Reporter: Thomas Tuchel desires Chelsea FC to signal 20-year-old from RB Leipzig

Chelsea FC are exploring the potential of signing defender Josko Gvardiol from RB Leipzig this summer season, in keeping with reporter Florian Plettenberg.

The Blues are more likely to be looking out for some defensive reinforcements forward of the brand new marketing campaign, with the likes of Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger set to depart the south west London membership.

Each Christensen and Rudiger are out of contract this summer season and are extensively anticipated to go away Stamford Bridge on free transfers when their offers expire.

A lot of the main target at Stamford Bridge has been on the membership’s impending new possession deal, with the British authorities having now authorized the £4.25bn takeover of Chelsea FC by a consortium led by LA Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly.

The information signifies that the Blues will probably be free to make summer season signings as soon as the deal has been accomplished as they appear to bolster their squad forward of Thomas Tuchel’s second full season in cost on the membership.

Now, in keeping with German reporter Plettenberg, Chelsea FC are eager on a transfer for 20-year-old defender Gvardiol. The journalist additionally says that the Blues wish to signal fellow RB Leipzig defender Christopher Nkunku however that switch appears much less more likely to occur.

Posting on his private Twitter account, the Sky Sport Germany reporter mentioned: “As reported: Gvardiol is a central defender Tuchel wish to have in his squad subsequent season to interchange Rudiger or Christensen.

“Tuchel desires Nkunku as properly however Leipzig received’t promote him this summer season. He’s eager to increase his contract, a launch clause included.”

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Gvardiol was a daily fixture within the RB Leipzig crew this season, scoring two objectives and making two assists in 29 Bundesliga video games for the German membership.

The Croatia worldwide additionally made 17 appearances within the cup competitions for Leipzig – and Gvardiol featured 4 instances for Croatia ultimately summer season’s Euro 2020 event.

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