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Which defender should Chelsea sign this summer?

1. Telles ( FC Porto)

Alex Nicolao Telles is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a left-back for Portuguese club Porto. Telles is an offensive full-back and is described as a skilled, quick and playmaking defender.

Chelsea have been heavily linked with Telles, along with a few other left-backs, since both Emerson Palmieri and Marcos Alonso have failed to convince Frank Lampard and cement their starting spots this season.


2. Tagliafico

Nicolás Alejandro Tagliafico is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a left back for Eredivisie club Ajax. 

He is noted for his "lung-busting stamina, excellent technique and continuous enterprise".

Chelsea in transfer fight to seal Nicolas Tagliafico in £24.5m deal for Ajax as Lampard eyes move as Chilwell back-up. Chelsea face fresh competition from Atletico Madrid for Nicolas Tagliafico this summer.

3. Rice

According to reports, Lampard is keen for Rice to make the same move this summer and join his Chelsea revolution.

Rice was a boyhood Chelsea player and he might hope to return back to Chelsea someday.


4. Ake

Nathan Benjamin Aké is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Bournemouth and the Netherlands national team. Although he predominantly plays as a central defender, he has also been deployed as a left back. 

Aké has been praised for his versatility, being able to play at both full back, centre back and in defensive midfield, which has been attributed to a good work ethic, professionalism and gifted technique. 

Ake has being heavily linked with a return to Stamford Bridge.

Other defenders includes

5. Ben Chiwell ( Leicester City )

6. Koulibaly ( Napoli )

7. Pau Torres ( Villarreal)

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Alex Nicolao Telles Chelsea Emerson Palmieri Frank Lampard Marcos Alonso

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