Chelsea doesn't have enough defensive players right now because four of their first-team defenders are about to leave. It started with Christensen, who signed with Barcelona, and continued with Rudiger, who is also going to Real Madrid. Alonso wants to move back to Spain with Barcelona, and Azpilicueta, the captain, is thinking about a two-year deal from Barcelona.
But the Blues have also started training for next season without the four defenders because, according to reports, they are looking for replacements. Football.London says that the Stamford Bridge club wants to replace Christensen with Matthijs de Ligt.
The defender's contract is still being talked about, and he could join Chelsea in the summer if he doesn't sign a new deal with La Vecchia Signora and the Blues offer him a good deal. Aside from de Ligt, Sevilla's Joules Kounde has also been a long-time target of the London club. There is still a good chance that the defender will join Chelsea.
Chalobah and Sarr have stepped up to fill in for Rudiger and Christensen for now, but it's likely that neither of them can handle the pressure that might come next season.
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