Bayern Munich defender Benjamin Pavard is open to the opportunity of becoming a member of Chelsea this summer time, in response to Bild journalist Christian Falk.
Chelsea presently have two senior right-backs of their ranks within the form of Reece James and Cesar Azpilicueta. Nonetheless, the latter has been closely linked with a transfer to Barcelona through the ongoing switch window.
The Blues have additionally seen key centre-backs Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen depart on free transfers this summer time. They’re thus eager to strengthen their protection earlier than the switch window slams shut.
Thomas Tuchel’s facet have been hopeful of signing long-term goal Jules Kounde from Sevilla. Nonetheless, the Frenchman, who can function each as a centre-back and right-back, has joined Barcelona as an alternative.
Bayern’s Pavard, who boasts the same versatility, has thus emerged as an choice for Chelsea. They, together with Manchester United, have been credited with an curiosity within the 26-year-old this summer time.
When requested about his future, Pavard remained coy on the Allianz Enviornment just lately. Nonetheless, he can be ‘keen’ to hitch the Stamford Bridge outfit, in response to the aforementioned supply.
Chelsea, although, must make a ‘critical supply’ to amass the right-back’s providers. It stays to be seen if they’re ready to satisfy Munich’s calls for for the France worldwide. The France worldwide is below contract at Bayern until 2024.
Additionally it is unclear whether or not Manchester United intend to step up their curiosity in Pavard. The Pink Devils presently have Diogo Dalot and Aaron Wan-Bissaka of their ranks and can doubtless solely transfer for the participant in the event that they promote one in every of them.
Bayern are ready to promote Pavard amid Chelsea curiosity
Bayern have made two main additions to their protection through the ongoing switch window. They’ve signed Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus for over £65 million, whereas right-back Noussair Mazraoui has been roped in on a free switch.
Nonetheless, De Ligt and Mazraoui’s arrivals sign unhealthy information for Pavard. There have been solutions that Julian Nagelsmann’s facet are ready to promote the 26-year-old for round £30 million this summer time.
Bayern signed Pavard from VfB Stuttgart for round £30 million in the summertime of 2019. The Frenchman has since made 119 appearances throughout all competitions for the Bavarians, making 16 objective contributions within the course of.
Pavard has additionally helped the German giants win 9 trophies throughout his time on the membership. Nonetheless, he may very well be on his approach out this summer time, with Chelsea serious about signing him.