Chelsea is leading the race to sign Niklas Süle according to Express media outlet. The defender is prepared to leave FC Bayern as free agent in the summer. His contract extension proposal from Bayern has been turned down as per the German club. The west London club is believed to be ahead of the likes of PSG and Manchester United in the race to sign the Germany defender.
Chelsea is believed to keep an eye on centre backs domino with Andreas Christensen who is a target for Bayern and Barcelona, transfer expert Fabrizio Romano understands. Christensen's deal has entered fresh twist as Chelsea representatives are said to be in lengthened conversations with Süle's agents over a possible summer move. Bayern is set to settle for Christensen in case he will leave Chelsea for free in the summer.
Following Rudiger's contract extension conundrum, Chelsea is set to look for string replacements before it is too late. Marina Granovskaia is also hunting down the services of Sevilla defender Jules Koundé among other deals including Monaco's Aurelien Tchoumeni and West Ham's Declan Rice. The summer is going to be busy following Chelsea's fall from title race contention.
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