Chelsea’s biggest academy star attracting serious interest from Barcelona

Andreas Christensen

Barcelona are said to be very interested in signing Chelsea academy graduate Andreas Christensen after the young defender’s exploits this season.

The young Dane has been one of the stars at Stamford Bridge this season, first establishing himself as a first team member and eventually making one of the positions in the five-man defense his own. The player he ousted even makes his resume a lot more attractive.

Christensen has been the preferred choice in the middle of the three-man central defensive line after edging David Luiz in the eyes and tactics sheet of Antonio Conte in recent months.

Christensen’s efforts this season in all competitions has attracted La Liga giants Barcelona to him as the Blaugrana plan an assault on Chelsea.

As per the Mirror, prefer to sign the 21-year old instead of the more experienced Luiz after Christensen’s amazing stats since breaking into the Chelsea team. His passing and contribution to attack from the back has caused Barca to consider making a bid for him next summer.