Premier League Club Set To Launch Bid for Impressive Brazil and Real Madrid Midfielder

Premier League Club Set To Launch Bid for Impressive Brazil and Real Madrid Midfielder

Babajide Orevba
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:51 PM
  • Casemiro has dropped down the pecking order at Real Madrid under manager Carlo Ancelotti and the player could leave soon
  • Premier League club Chelsea are reportedly making efforts to land the midfielder to the Stamford Bridge club next year
  • Reports say Blues boss Thomas Tuchel is keen to land the Brazilian despite having N’Golo Kante and Jorgino in his squad already

English Premier League giants Chelsea are prepared to launch an official bid for Real Madrid’s Casemiro as Coach Thomas Tuchel wants another midfielder.

It was gathered that the Brazilian has dropped out of favour under manager Carlo Ancelotti and Blues boss is keen in luring him to the Stamford Bridge.

Spanish outlet El Nacional are reporting via Complete Sports that despite having the likes of N’Golo Kante and Jorginho in the squad, Tuchel still wants another player in the middle.

Casemiro wanted by Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel. Photo: Juan Manuel Serrano Arce
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The loan signing of Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid has failed to yield any positive result for the Blues as the Spaniard has managed just two Premier League starts and being hooked at half-time on both occasions.

Consequently, Chelsea manager has suggested that Casemiro would be a perfect player to be brought in, but the London club would have to part with more than £50million to secure the 29-year-old’s services, SunSport reports.

Casemiro has reportedly been aware of his precarious position since Ancelotti first joined Real, and even club president Florentino Perez has been concerned about his performances.

Chelsea eye Wesley Fofana as possible replacement for Rudiger

Meanwhile, Premier League club Chelsea are reportedly considering a move for Leicester City’s Wesley Fofana due to the uncertain future of Antonio Rudiger at the Stamford Bridge.

The Blues are targeting the France U21 star who has been in impressive form since he joined the Foxes from St-Etienne in 2020.

Further reports have it that a number of Chelsea defenders are out of contract at the end of the season including Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva and Antonio Rudiger.

Rangnick won’t convince Pogba to stay at Man Utd earlier reported that Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick has disclosed that although Paul Pogba could be a major part of his squad, he would however not attempt to convince the Frenchman to stay at the Old Trafford club.

Pogba has been linked away from the Premier League club in recent times as his deal expires at the end of the season.

According to the player’s agent, Mino Raiola, there are many offers for the player who can agree a new deal with a new club as from January 1.

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Babajide Orevba is a CAF accredited Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.