CHELSEA are lining up £60million bid for Bayern Munich left-back David Alaba, in accordance with studies.
The Blues are desperately brief on the left aspect of defence, with Emerson Palmieri and Marcos Alonso fighting kind and accidents.
Now boss Frank Lampard may flip to Austrian famous person Alaba, 27, in a bid to assist strengthen Chelsea‘s grip on the ultimate top-four spot, say the Mirror.
In his first season on the membership, Lampard has been compelled to play captain Cesar Azpilicueta on the left after being left lower than impressed by Emerson or Alonso.
Each pure left-backs are set to go away the membership, both this month or in the summertime.
Lampard has been thrilled by the type of Reece James at right-back, with Tariq Lamptey one more encouraging teenager offering back-up.
However a full-back tandem of James and Alaba can be the dream situation.
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And at £60m for top-of-the-line gamers on the earth in his place, the Bayern star may even be thought of a discount.
Alaba has been at Bayern since becoming a member of their youth ranks from Austria Wien in 2008 – and has gone on to play 361 instances in all competitions.
He has loads of expertise of profitable trophies too, which may very well be invaluable for the younger Blues squad, securing eight Bundesliga titles and the 2012-13 Champions League crown.
Alaba can also be helpful within the centre of midfield, which may show to be helpful for Lampard.
The Munich ace’s arrival may very well be fast-tracked too, with Emerson, 25, getting ready to heading to Italy to hitch Juventus.
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The Serie A giants have reportedly made contact with Emerson’s representatives.
Now the left-back may rekindle his relationship with Maurizio Sarri – his outdated boss at Chelsea – however has demanded first-team assurances after being left annoyed by his lack of motion this time period.
Emerson’s dreadful season was summed up in final weekend’s win over Arsenal, when he was hauled off after simply 35 minutes.