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Chelsea Identify Benfica's Central Midfielder as Declan Rice and Aurelien Tchouameni Alternative

Chelsea's interest in German midfielder Julian Weigl is rapidly growing. Weigl is on the wish list for Thomas Tuchel squad for next season. The Blues consider Weigl or Tchouameni if they fail to secure Declan Rice deal in the summer.

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The Dortmund youngster who has spent a season long loan deal with Benfica will be number one on Tuchel's transfer list this term. Whereas French wonder kid Aurélien Tchouaméni of Monaco could be the alternative to ex-Chelsea academy prospect Declan Rice.

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Meanwhile, West Ham's valuation for Thomas Tuchel's top priority is considered a very high price demanded by the Hammers. Moyes is demanding a figure estimated to be around €80 million, which may lead Chelsea to seek more economical alternative.

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Marina Granovskaia is facing stiff competition from Manchester United for the signature of Rice. However, they are looking for options either as they feel they need a cheaper option too. United are looking for Eduardo Camavinga who's a cheaper option to Rice.

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