Following the series of misfortune, Chelsea have had a mixed up performance this season. However, they are hoping for things to change in the new season. Tuchel is keen to rebuild his squad to enable his team to compete at the top level with the likes of Manchester city and Liverpool.
Rudiger and Christiansen are the outgoing players this season, and there are some doubts whether Alonso and Azpilicueta could remain in West London. The Spanish duo have been link with a move to Camp Nou in this coming transfer window.
Chelsea are eying Jules Kounde, Josko Gvardiol, Sergino Dest and Marc Cucurella are the potential defensive reinforcement. Tuchel is a big fan of Brighton left back Marc Cucurella, his dynamic performance have impressed him, and he has registered an interest in signing the Spaniard as Rudiger's replacement.
Cucurella is of one of the rising fullback in the league and is having a superb season at Amex. His impressive performance have also caught the attention of Manchester City. Guardiola's side are set to rival Chelsea in the race to sign him. Reports claim that the EPL champion and preparing to make £30 to £35 million bid.
The 23-year-old is solid defensively and is very calm and composed on the ball. He played a center back and as a left back, and he has shown his defensive astuteness a d the ability to surge forward like Rudiger and play in advance role. With Rudiger's similarities in playing style, Cucurella will perfectly fit into Tuchel's system.
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