Top-Rated Real Madrid Defender Wanted by Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea

Top-Rated Real Madrid Defender Wanted by Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:55 PM
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  • Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel is reportedly pushing for his club to move for Real Madrid centre-back, Eder Militao
  • The London club are already preparing to lose key defenders in the summer as contracts for Rudiger, Christensen and Azpilicueta runs out in the summer
  • The Brazilian defender has become an integral part of Real Madrid’s defence following the departure of Sergio Ramos to PSG last summer

Thomas Tuchel has reportedly told the Chelsea board to sign Real Madrid defender Eder Militao when the transfer window opens next summer.

According to reports via Sportsmole, Tuchel has been a keen admirer of the 24-year old defender who has established himself as an important member of the Galacticos team.

Top-Rated Real Madrid Defender Wanted by Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea
Eder Militao has made 30 first team appearances for Real Madrid this season. Photo by NurPhoto
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The former Borussia Dortmund and PSG coach has now instructed the Chelsea hierarchy to pursue the signature of the Brazil international who is believed to be one of the lowest earners at Madrid.

Eder Militao still has up to three years left on his current Real Madrid contract but it is thought the board of the record Champions League winners are desperate to offer him a new improved contract.

The Brazilian has made 30 appearances for Real Madrid this season and has built a solid defensive partnership with David Alaba at the heart of the Galacticos defence.

Chelsea prepare to lose key defenders in summer

Meanwhile, Chelsea is set to lose some of its key defenders as the Blues continue to struggle to agree on new contracts with three of its players.

A report via Sports Bible reveals Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta and Andreas Christensen are all out of contract at the end of the season.

All three defenders are yet to commit their long-term future to Chelsea and are all eligible to sign a pre-contract agreement with another team.

FC Barcelona Announce Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Signing

Earlier, Sports Brief reported FC Barcelona have announced that former Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has joined the club until June 2025.

A club statement on Wednesday claims that Barcelona and the player have reached an agreement after he terminated his contract with Premier League club Arsenal.

The La Liga giants have also etched a €100 million buyout clause in the deal as he now joins the club’s first team at the Camp Nou.

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