Chelsea are reportedly all for signing Wolfsburg defender Maxence Lacroix this summer season. The Frenchman has caught the attention of Thomas Tuchel together with his spectacular performances within the Bundesliga this season.
Lacroix joined Wolfsburg from Sochaux final summer season on a four-year deal, and the German outfit at the moment are trying to signal him to a long-term deal value more cash, having already certified for the UEFA Champions League for subsequent season.
However, Sky Germany reported final week that Lacroix has already turned down two contract presents from Wolfsburg. According to Sky Sports, the Bundesliga facet could also be tempted to let the 21-year outdated go away this summer season for a price of round €30 million.
Chelsea want to usher in a minimum of one defender in the summertime and have additionally been linked to Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane, however Lacroix presents the Blues a less expensive possibility.
The defender has additionally been linked with a transfer to Borussia Dortmund however Wolfsburg sporting director Jorg Schmadtke was fast to shoot these rumours down. He instructed SportsBuzzer:
“This is new to me. There is no request. The only thing I can say on the matter is that the player still has a long contract with us. I don’t think they have the financial means to buy him out of his contract.”
Lacroix has made 35 appearances this season and is broadly thought to be one of the promising centre-backs in Europe. Chelsea will do properly to signal the Frenchman as he might turn into a cornerstone of their protection for a very long time given his age and high quality.
Chelsea are in for an enormous summer season
The German is reportedly prioritising bringing in attackers in the summertime. Chelsea are all for bringing in Borussia Dortmund duo Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho. The two gamers have lengthy been linked with strikes away from Germany, and Chelsea are one of many few golf equipment that may afford the duo.
The Blues have additionally been linked to Tottenham talisman Harry Kane. The striker has reportedly instructed Spurs he wish to go away the membership in the summertime, with Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City all all for securing his signature.