Chelsea are in the market for defensive reinforcements this summer and two of them have been identified on their wish list.
One of Thomas Tuchel’s main achievements since taking the job has been tightening the Blues up at the back.
Chelsea’s starting back three at current is composed of Cesar Azpilicueta, a converted right-back, Thiago Silva, a 36-year-old and Antonio Rudiger, whose future at the club was in doubt not too long ago.
Thiago Silva has been a great addition for the Stamford Bridge outfit, but is 36-years-old.
It’s hardly a long-term solution for Tuchel and Chelsea, with Marina Granovskaia likely to agree that defensive reinforcements are a necessity in the upcoming summer transfer window.
Don Balon claim Chelsea have already identified two potential targets, with both of them playing their football in Spain.
They are, per the report, Atletico Madrid’s Jose Maria Gimenez and Sevilla’s Jules Kounde.
Roman Abramovich will have to splash a serious amount of cash to get either Gimenez or Kounde through the door.
Considering how much they invested into their attack last summer, it’d make sense to balance it out with some defensive expenditure.
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