Exclusive: Chelsea scouting €20m Premier League defender ahead of potential move

Chelsea are scouting a Premier League defender ahead of a potential move in one of the upcoming transfer windows.

As we keep hearing, Chelsea are keen on adding more new players in a few more positions in the coming transfer windows, namely a new striker, centre back, and a left back.

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Mauricio Pochettino has also spoken a few times now on wanting to add more Premier League experience to his squad.

According to our writer Ben Jacobs, speaking through our sister site SPTC today in his latest extensive and exclusive Chelsea column, The Blues are scouting Bournemouth’s 20-year-old left back, Milos Kerkez.

Kerkez has a €20m market value according to Transfermarkt, and he has also already been capped 13 times at senior level for his national side, Hungary.

Jacobs believes Chelsea are watching him closely ahead of a potential move in the summer, or potentially even the summer after.

He said: “In addition to a striker, Chelsea still also want a left back and another centre-back. It’s true that Bayern’s Alphonso Davies is appreciated, although Real Madrid is his most likely destination if a new deal with Bayern isn’t agreed.

“Chelsea are also scouting Bournemouth’s Milos Kerkez, who has a big future ahead of him. Scouting doesn’t mean anything too concrete, and it’s not thought the club have made any determination yet on him. It’s probably more one for 2025 or beyond if he continues to develop.”

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