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REPORTS: Chelsea are strong favourites to sign 21-year-old midfielder in January

Chelsea football club are definitely going all out for the Premier League trophy this season after splashing the cash during the summer transfer window.

The West London club made some additions to their squad during the summer to boost their chances of competing with the likes of Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool for the Premier League title this season.

And that has quite worked out for the Blues so far as Chelsea are currently on top of the Premier League table going into the international break.

And despite that, Chelsea remain keen on improving their options in midfield and have been linked with a move for AS Monaco midfield star Aurelien Tchouameni.

The 21-year-old France International, who joined AS Monaco from Bordeaux in 2020 has been an important member of the first-team squad since he made the move.

The young central midfielder enjoyed a superb 2020/2021 season where he scored three goals and recorded four assists in 42 appearances in all competitions.

Aurelien Tchouameni has also enjoyed a flying start to the 2021/2022 season and has scored two goals in 20 appearances so far for AS Monaco.

His excellent performances in midfield is said to have caught the attention of Chelsea but according to multiple reports La Liga giants Real Madrid are also in the mix.

However, reports from The Sun has confirmed that Chelsea are still in pole position to sign the highly-rated central midfielder and are set to beat Real Madrid to his signature.

The reports further claimed that the Blues want to further strengthen their options in midfield and will go all out to sign Aurelien Tchouameni at the expense of Real Madrid when the transfer window opens.

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