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Chelsea outbid Barcelona in the race to land 29-year-old experiences PSG fullback
A Stamford Bridge Too Far
Transfer News: Chelsea outbid Barcelona in the race for PSG star Layvin Kurzawa
Kurzawa is said to be looking for a move away from the French capital to gain more game time, and it appears that Chelsea and Barcelona are the frontrunners to sign the player. The former AS Monaco man has hardly featured for PSG this season and is behind summer signing Nuno Mendes in the PSG pecking order.
Chelsea are in the market for a new left-sided defender this January following Ben Chilwell‘s season-ending injury against Juventus back in November. Kurzawa has been identified as a potential option for the Blues as to look to address their full-back concerns.
Chelsea are said to have outbid Barcelona in their attempt to bring Layvin Kurzawa to Stamford Bridge.
Kurzawa has not featured for PSG in the league this season and has made just one appearance for the French giants across all competitions. The Frenchman will be desperate to leave the Parc des Princes in order to play regular football at the highest level. Given that Chelsea and Barcelona are keen, he is not short of options either.
Kurzawa has not featured for PSG in the league this season.
With Chelsea looking for replacements for Chilwell at left-back, Kurzawa’s name being touted as an option would excite Blues fans. The defender is an experienced head who has prior experience of impressing at the top level.
Kurzawa is an attack-minded left-back, and the player is sure to fit in with Tuchel’s system, running up and down the left flank as he seeks to not only shield the defence but also provide ample supply for our strikers. The German manager is well aware of the 29-year-old’s traits having managed him during his time in Paris.
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