Monaco have made it clear to Chelsea an offer in the region of €40m (£32m) would be enough to sign in-demand midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni.
The midfielder is high on Thomas Tuchel‘s list of potential signings for Chelsea. With N’Golo Kante, recently turned 30, and Jorginho is soon to join him. Chelsea, therefore, are keen to bring in a ready-made star in midfield, while also preparing for the future. Tchouameni ticks a lot of boxes for Chelsea.
Despite still only being 21, he now has over 70 Ligue 1 appearances under his belt and has quickly become one of the division’s rising stars. And he is a very defensively sound player whose main focus is disrupting attacks and winning the ball back. This was demonstrated well in 2020/21 when Tchouameni ranked joint-first for the most tackles and interceptions made in Ligue 1.
Tchouameni’s recent form would also see him called up to the France national team for the first time in his career. The midfielder would feature three times for Les Bleus during the September international break.
Fabinho, Youri Tielemans and Bernardo Silva are just a few names that have left Monaco for the Premier League in recent years. They have all prospered with their new sides. That gives optimism to a move for Tchouameni.
Along with Tchouameni, Chelsea are reportedly interested in bringing in a few more talents to the club. Chelsea are keen to bring in some new talent at centre-back. They also appear interested in Jules Kounde and Nicolas Sule.
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