Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea manager has been affected as some of his key players were unable to play due to injury but now a huge boost for him as the Blues have been linked with signing a world-class player.
Without much doubts, Chelsea football club will be going all out to further strengthen their squad under the management of Thomas Tuchel when the transfer window opens in January.
The North London club have somehow struggled with injuries so far this season with the likes of Mateo Kovacic, N’golo Kante and Romelu Lukaku finding it difficult to stay fit.
Despite that, Chelsea are still very much in contention for the Premier League trophy this season and are currently sitted in 3rd position on the table ahead of their next league match away to Wolves on Sunday.
But now, Chelsea remain keen on signing a new left-back following a serious injury to Ben Chilwell, which has left Marcos Alonso as the only fit senior left-back in the squad.
And if reports are anything to go by, Chelsea have been linked with a move for AC Milan left-back Theo Hernandez when the transfer window opens in January.
The 24-year-old France International, who joined AC Milan from La Liga side Real Madrid in 2019 has been an important member of the first-team squad since he made the move.
The young left-back was in superb form last season where he scored eight goals and created eight assists in 45 appearances in all competitions for AC Milan.
Theo Hernandez has also started the ongoing season on a strong note and has scored one goal and provided five assists in the 19 matches he has played so far.His impressive performances in that left-back position is believed to have caught the attention of Chelsea and according to reports from Daily Mail, the Blues are interested in bringing him to England.
The reports further claimed that Chelsea are on the lookout for a suitable cover for Marcos Alonso and will make a move to sign Theo Hernandez when the transfer window opens in January.
That said, it remains to be seen if AC Milan will be interested in offloading the young left-back as they view him as an important member of the first-team squad.