Frank Leboeuf has urged Chelsea to maneuver in for Leicester defender Wesley Fofana ought to the Blues not be capable of strike an settlement for Jules Kounde this summer time.

With Thomas Tuchel on the hunt for recent faces to bolster his ranks on the again earlier than the brand new marketing campaign will get underway at Stamford Bridge, Leicester City’s younger centre-back Wesley Fofana is claimed to be one other title on the purchasing checklist.

Talking on ESPN FC Additional Time, ex-France international Leboeuf has backed Chelsea to go after Fofana who may show to be a superb piece of transfer enterprise for the west Londoners regardless of reluctance anticipated from the Leicester camp to half methods with their player.

“I feel Kounde is an excellent possibility. If not, Fofana. Fofana from Leicester is a fully incredible defender. That will be a incredible possibility as effectively [for Chelsea]. I’m undecided Leicester would let him go, however he’s an excellent player.”

Kounde, the 23-year-old France international centre-back, has been a long-standing goal within the transfer marketplace for Chelsea who’re in dire want of defensive reinforcements earlier than the beginning of the brand new season.

A deal for the Sevilla star may run into hassle, in line with the latest hearsay mill, with the centre-back set for a significant surgical procedure coupled with rising curiosity in his providers from Catalan giants FC Barcelona.

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