Chelsea ‘interested in Achraf Hakimi transfer despite Thomas Tuchel planning contract extension talks with Reece James’

CHELSEA are plotting a switch transfer for Paris Saint-Germain ace Achraf Hakimi with Reece James persevering with to be linked with a swap to Manchester Metropolis.

Following the takeover of the membership, Thomas Tuchel is now trying to rebuild his squad at Stamford Bridge.

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The German coach has allegedly cancelled his post-season vacation with a view to “devote his attentions” to his summer season preparations.

Now Moroccan worldwide Hakimi, 23, has emerged as a goal.

Each Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen are leaving subsequent month as soon as their respective contracts expire.

And the futures of Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso are additionally unclear, which might depart Tuchel needing some main reinforcements for his again line.


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Jules Kounde and Josko Gvardiol have additionally each been touted as potential new signings for the Blues.

In the meantime, Chelsea might additionally quickly be looking out for England wing-back James.

Champions League winners Actual Madrid and Premier League champions City are both keen on the 22-year-old, who scored six objectives and supplied 10 assists final time period.

The Athletic claims that the West London facet are planning talks with James over a brand new long-term deal.


They usually additionally state that Hakimi is being monitored by Stamford Bridge chiefs as they contemplate a shock transfer for him.

The star beforehand labored with Tuchel throughout a mortgage spell at Borussia Dortmund and he caught the attention once more when serving to Inter Milan to the Serie A title within the 2020/21 marketing campaign.

Hakimi has loads of expertise enjoying in a back-five and would be capable to slot into Tuchel’s system with ease.

He solely moved to PSG last summer after snubbing the Blues – however that has not stopped hypothesis from mounting on Chelsea’s curiosity.