Barely eleven days to the closure of the Winter transfer window Chelsea have continued to be linked with more players as fans wait for additions to the Blues squad.
According to the Sun report, Chelsea are said to be leading the race to sign AS Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchoumeni, moving ahead of rivals Manchester United, who are also said to be interested in the player.
Tchouameni has been linked with a move to west London and has been identified as the man to replace Ng’olo Kante as it is believed that he shall be exiting the club next season. Tchouameni has already shown at the international level that he is capable of replacing Kante and with the veteran not getting any younger, signing him would make Chelsea’s life easier.Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is keen on improving his midfield dilemma as he is in the last minute rust to clear the dilemma to at least be safe for the remaining season fixtures.
Tchouameni is the latest player from Monaco to make waves across Europe with his performances. The midfielder has continued his fine form from last season into this year as well, establishing himself as a regular at Monaco.