With the latest departures of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen, Chelsea will probably be searching the marketplace for a defender this summer time.
One defender who remains to be on the membership is Thiago Silva, who at 37-years-old remains to be dominating attackers within the Premier League. Nonetheless, with the departures of two defenders already, Chelsea will want others to play alongside him, and the Brazilian defender has been trying to influence one in every of his former teammates to affix the membership.
In accordance with journalist Olivier Bossard (by way of Football.London), Silva has been texting Presnel Kimpembe, trying to promote him the challenge at Chelsea and persuade him to affix the London membership. The previous PSG pair performed 75 occasions collectively throughout their time in France, shedding simply six video games.
GOAL have reported that Chelsea are contemplating making a transfer for Kimpembe, probably on the request of Silva, who understandably needs to reunite with the Frenchman contemplating the success they shared at PSG.
Kimpembe is a left-footed centre-back, and this sort of participant is changing into more and more well-liked within the trendy sport. Particularly in a again three, having a left-footed participant on the left facet of a defensive trio helps with increase possession, as they’ll obtain the ball extra comfortably and drive ahead.