Chelsea recognize two replacements to Leicester City star
Ben Chilwell is Chelsea’s best option select in the left-back role this summer, but Frank Lampard and club bosses have recognized two replacements should they fail to land the Leicester City left-back.
Ben Chilwell has a £85m price tag, which could constrain the Blues to look somewhere else.
Porto’s Alex Telles and Nicolas Tagliafico, the Ajax full-back are back-up choices and would both be significantly less expensive than Ben Chilwell.
One of Emerson Palmieri and Marcos Alonso is required to be sold off this summer.
As indicated by report, Inter Milan have opened talks with Emerson Palmieri.
Ex-Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, presently manager at the San Siro, is quick to add the left-back to his squad.
Inter Milan are prepared to offer £18m for his services however Chelsea are waiting for a higher fee for the Italy left-back, who is under contract until 2022.
Emerson Palmieri is available to return to Serie A to give himself the most obvious opportunity with regards to being Italy’s best choice left-back at the next summer’s European Championship.
He is worried about playing first-team football at Stamford Bridge amid Chelsea’s quest for Ben Chilwell.
Juventus are also intrigued his signature.
Alex Telles has intrigued in Portugal’s top flight this season.
He has scored nine goals and five assists in 23 Liga starts.
Nicolas Tagliafico, who has also been connected with Leicester as a well for Ben Chilwell, has scored five goals in all competitions.
Chelsea have already signed Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech this summer and still want to sign more players, Kai Havertz have also been connected to the Blues.