Premier League club Chelsea and Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain were on a race for a few months. They were battling to sign the Porto Alex Telles. As PSG is looking somewhere else, therefore it is clear that Chelsea is ahead.
Chelsea is looking for a new full-back for their first-team. Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is developing his squad after analyzing each and every factor. He also keen to sign a new full-back for the team so that his squad can fight for the championship. According to different reports, PSG is no longer a contender to sign the Porto defender. Therefore it will be good news for the Blues.
Alex Telles is a Brazillian footballer, who is currently the Portuguese club FC Porto. He plays on the left side of the pitch. Alex Telles mainly plays as a left-back for this Portuguese club. But, he can play as a left-midfield and also as a left-winger.
Alex Telles is an important player for FC Porto. He played almost every match for his side. In this season, he played 40 matches for his club this season in all competitions. Where he scored 10 goals and also provided 9 assists for his side. He also played a match for his national team.
Telles has experience in playing in the different leagues
Before joining FC Port, Alex Telles has played in Inter Milan and Turkish club Galatasaray. He won many trophies for those teams. Telles as a contract with the Portuguese side, which will keep him at their club till next year. His current market value is 40 million euros. Therefore, the blues can not buy him at a cheaper rate.
Chelsea has been facing problems at their defense over the years. They don’t have a stable defense over the years. Chelsea has Emerson Palmieri and Marcos Alonso in their squad. But, none of them become essential for the first team. Both the players are inconsistent and are not performing well at the top level throughout the season.
Lampard is desperate to get a new left-back
Chelsea manager Lampard is searching for a new left-back who is reliable on the left side of the pitch. Chelsea will bid for Telles at the end of this season for a potential move. Telles also has the intention to leave Porto as he wants to play in the Premier League.
Paris Saint-Germain was looking for the Brazillian for a while. But for now, they have shifted their attention to other full-backs. As a result, if the Blues can negotiate with Porto properly, then they can get the full-back easily.