7 Players Being Linked With A Move To Chelsea In January
The January transfer window is expected to officially open in a matter of weeks, as clubs will have the opportunity to strengthen their teams for the remainder of the footballing campaign.
As we all know, some clubs usually take advantage of the winter transfer window to make necessary reinforcements for their teams, while players also move to new clubs in search of game time.
I will thus be going through notable players who have been attracting transfer interests from the blues ahead of the winter window.
The Hungarian defender was reportedly said to be close to a move to Chelsea sometime last week.
Szalai, has been tipped to make a move to West London in January, as he has been identified as a possible replacement for Antonio Rudiger, should the German defender quit Stamford bridge come end of the season.
Another player currently attracting interests from Chelsea is Everton’s left back Lucas Digne.
The blues are on the look out for a replacement for injured defender Ben Chilwell, and the 28 year old left back could possibly make a switch to Stamford bridge in January.
Due to the current injury crisis rocking Chelsea’s midfield at the moment, there could be a chance that the blues may make a move for an established midfielder in January.
One name that tops the list for Chelsea is former academy star Declan Rice who currently plays for West Ham United.
Another midfielder who is also attracting interests from Chelsea lately is Real Madrid’s defensive midfielder Casemiro.
It is believed that Thomas Tuchel is a huge admirer of the 29 year old midfielder, and he could be a perfect replacement for injury prone Ngolo Kante.
The French star has also been linked with a surprise January move to Chelsea, following his current struggles at Barcelona.
Tuchel is reportedly keen on reuniting with his Dembele whom he worked with at Borussia Dortmund.
One player who doesn’t just stop attracting interest from Chelsea is Real Madrid’s star Eden Hazard.
According to reports, his parent club are willing to cash in on him this January and have even slapped a £21 million transfer fee on his head, with Chelsea a possible destination.
Lastly on players who could sign for Chelsea in the January transfer window is Sevilla’s defender Jules Kounde.
The 24 year old center back was close to joining Chelsea last summer, but a deal never materialized between the two clubs. It’s widely believed that Chelsea could make a move for him in January, as the likes of Christensen and Rudiger are currently stalling on extending their stay at the club.
Which of these 7 players do you think could possibly make a switch to Chelsea in January?