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Chelsea ‘eye up AC Milan left-back Theo Hernandez’ as Thomas Tuchel looks for ‘galactic signing’

Chelsea ‘eye up a January transfer for AC Milan left again Theo Hernandez’ with supervisor Thomas Tuchel determined to herald cowl for the injured Ben Chilwell

  • Thomas Tuchel has requested Roman Abramovich for a ‘galactic signing’ subsequent month
  • Blues misplaced Ben Chilwell to damage throughout their 4-0 win towards Juventus final month
  • AC Milan left again Theo Hernandez is one among Tuchel’s January switch targets
  • Former Real Madrid defender has turn into probably the greatest gamers in his place
  • Chelsea have did not hold a clear sheet in any recreation since Chilwell’s ACL damage 

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has requested Roman Abramovich for a ‘galactic signing’ subsequent month and listed Theo Hernandez as one among his prime targets, based on experiences in Spain. 

The Blues have been dealt an enormous blow after Ben Chilwell suffered a partial ACL tear throughout their 4-0 Champions League win over Juventus final month, and have did not hold a single clear sheet since.

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Tuchel’s aspect have been held to a 1-1 draw with Everton on Thursday evening, and with the race for the Premier League title effectively underway, the German boss believes his aspect can’t afford to attend for the return of Chilwell.   

Thomas Tuchel has asked for Theo Hernandez in the January window Theo Hernandez has excelled for AC Milan this season

Thomas Tuchel (left) has recognized AC Milan’s Theo Hernandez (proper) as a prime switch goal

According to El Nacional, the previous PSG boss has requested Roman Abramovich for somebody who can cowl for the English defender and compete for a spot with Marcos Alonso. 

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Reports counsel Tuchel has requested for Hernandez particularly, with the complete again being regarded as probably the greatest on the planet in his place.

Having did not impress at Real Madrid, the defender has developed right into a prime participant since his transfer to the San Siro in 2019, and not too long ago earned his first name up for the French nationwide workforce. 

The left again has recorded 14 objectives and 13 assists in Serie A throughout three seasons, along with his attacking effectivity being a key issue for Tuchel’s curiosity. 

It’s understood that the Blues can be in pole place to accumulate the defender, with Abramovich seeking to capitalise on Milan’s exit from the Champions League. As they completed fourth of their group, they will not even drop into the Europa League. 

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The Russian is supposedly able to make a suggestion subsequent month having already began discussions over the previous Deportivo Alaves participant.  

Hernandez has recorded five assists from his 14 league games this year for the Italian giants

Hernandez has recorded 5 assists from his 14 league video games this 12 months for the Italian giants

Tuchel confirmed not too long ago that Chilwell has made progress in his return to first-team soccer, however refused to place a timeframe on the complete again’s return.

Speaking to the club website, Tuchel mentioned: ‘He is in a superb place mentally and bodily. He did some working, and every part looks good. So, hopes are nonetheless up however we can’t affirm that.

‘We’re nonetheless in there, after which we resolve if we go for inner options and if we are able to overcome this era, every part depends upon Ben Chilwell.

‘How lengthy he’s out after which on the choice, if there’s a probability to do one thing. We didn’t begin this course of as a result of additionally to guard ourselves and to lose give attention to an important issues. 

‘The most vital issues proper now are Ben and Marcos [Alonso] and from there we go.’

Ben Chilwell has been sidelined since suffering a partial ACL tear against Juventus last month

Ben Chilwell has been sidelined since struggling a partial ACL tear towards Juventus final month

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