Foot PSG – PSG: Tuchel wants Kimpembe, Chelsea awaits his release

To compensate for the departure of Antonio Rüdiger at the end of his contract this summer, Chelsea are interested in several central defenders. Frenchman Presnel Kimpembe is on the list and could well open the door to a departure given his situation at Paris Saint-Germain.

Totally powerless, Thomas Tuchel can only note the departure of Antonio Rüdiger. The central defender is coming to the end of his contract this summer. A lease that Chelsea cannot extend because of the sanctions imposed on its owner Roman Abramovich. ” hands tied “, the manager of the Blues will therefore lose the best element of his rearguard. And can’t even record the signature of a replacement. The London club will actually have to wait for its takeover before entering the transfer market. But until then, the resident of the Premier League does not refrain from studying leads.

According to information from Goal, three targets have been identified for the succession of Antonio Rüdiger. The Blues are reportedly eyeing Atlético Madrid centre-back José Giménez, and Frenchmen Jules Koundé and Presnel Kimpembe. Already coveted last summer, the Sevilla FC player should be Chelsea’s priority. But the track leading to the Parisian is not to be overlooked. The rock of Paris Saint-Germain, like his compatriot, has interested Londoners for several months. He who obviously left good memories to his former coach Thomas Tuchel.

Kimpembe not against a departure

Also remember that Presnel Kimpembe is regularly the subject of departure rumours. Last December, L’Equipe claimed that the titi was not against a new adventure in England. Before recalling that the tricolor international, absent from the top 10 of the best salaries of Paris Saint-Germain, had not been asked to extend his contract which expires in 2024. A parameter which could encourage him to think in the event of attractive offer.

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