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Chelsea Ready Bid To Land Real Madrid Star

European champions Chelsea are expected to be active in the January transfer window.

Manager, Thomas Tuchel is hunting for a new central defender with both Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger in contrast limbo as Thiago Silva, now aged 37 is set to leave the club at the end of the season. Tuchel has identified Madrid's Eder Militao and Chelsea are reported to be readying a €34 million bid to land the defender. Milotao has earned regular starts at Madrid after the departures of both Sergio Ramos and Rafael Varane to Paris Saint Germain and Manchester United respectively.

Chelsea are prepared to increase the 23 year old's salary significantly in a way to persuade him as they believe he can suit well with Tuchel's back three system. The defender has a contract with Madrid running until 2025. He joined from Porto in 2019 making 15 appearances in his debut season under departed manager, Zinedine Zidane.

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