It’s always risky to try and rebuild a defence in one transfer window, however Chelsea don’t have lots of a choice after the key departures of Rudiger and Christensen this summer.
It’s additionally not definitely clear if Thomas Tuchel plans to maintain going with a three-at-the-back formation or if he needs to transition to a greater standard lower back four, though the presence of Thiago Silva suggests a three is nevertheless greater likely.
They already have Kalidou Koulibaly to bolster their ranks, and there are plenty of reports that advocate Sevilla celebrity Jules Kounde was once going to be the last piece of the puzzle. You do choose stability at the lower back so a left-footed player would make more sense, and these today’s remarks from the supervisor advocate that they may be looking some other place for the next recruit
If Tuchel is after any one who’s greater naturally left-sided then that would supply greater credence to reports claiming that Nathan Ake could be on his way lower back to Stamford Bridge, so it will be fascinating to see how this pans out.