Chelsea are ‘planning to make an offer to Real Madrid’ for defender

Chelsea are about to make an offer to sign a new defender, according to reports this week.

The Blues are set for a very busy summer of transfer negotiations as they look to try and buy and sell players ahead of a squad rebuild.

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Thomas Tuchel is thought to have been given the reigns and he is pressing ahead with moves for players that he wants with the backing of the new club owners.

Defenders are clearly going to be a priority with Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger both to pe replaced, and maybe even more, and we are seeing a host of names linked as potential targets.

According to transfer reporter Ekrem Konour, Chelsea are planning to make an offer for Real Madrid defender Eder Militao.

However, in the same breathe he says that manager Carlo Ancelotti does not want the player to leave the club.

You can never say never I guess.