Thomas Tuchel hands out January transfer update after Chelsea board OFFICIALLY told Premier League target ‘wants winter move’

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Thomas Tuchel insists Chelsea will consider signing new players during the January transfer window after reports emerged which revealed Lucas Digne wants to leave Everton.

There has been alot of rumours in the media over the past few weeks all suggesting that Digne has become a top target for Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel after he lost Ben Chilwell for the rest of the season to injury.

Digne is regarded as one of the finest left-backs in the Premier League and there are many out there that firmly believe that he is now ready to test himself at the highest level with one of the big clubs

Tuchel had no intention of adding to his squad this transfer window as the current crop of players were good enough to challenge for a number of titles by the end of the current season.

However after news broke that one of his January targets, Lucas Digne now wants to leave Everton, Tuchel has opened up and admitted that the club will consider signings players this winter window.

Asked to give an update on Chelsea’s January transfer plans, Tuchel said on Friday: ‘We are discussing and we are in talks with the staff and the board and the scouts, checking the possibility [of new signings] which is what we would always do.

‘We are looking into the market, into the possibility. We’re not under the very highest pressure and things have to make sense, personality wise, position wise and the quality has to be there. But we will check out options.’

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Look, that Chelsea squad is one of the very best in Europe so adding to it will only make the squad better. It will just be interesting to see what type of players the club actually sign over the next few weeks.


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