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Why Chelsea are keen on 23 years old defender Atilla Szalai

Daily mail transfer updates reported earlier today that the London club Chelsea have reached an agreement worth €23.4 million with Fenerbahce for defender Attila Szalai.

The contract is believed to be in the region of six years and his expected salary per anum is in the range of €4m, but why is Chelsea showing interest in a player that is rarely known amongst the English fan base and why was the agreement rushed.

Still only at the age of 23 the 6ft 4in central defender have developed into one of Europe most exciting player leading the Fenerbahce back line with calmness and maturity this season.

But it was at the UEFA Euro nations cup 2021 that his bravery for his national team Hungary won hearts of fans, with some brave defending against the very best teams in Europe.

Atilla Szalai is a full Hungary international and played at the Euro Nations cup this year.

He was immaculate as the Hungary team pulled off some excellent results and performance against Portugal, Germany and France and he has not allowed those firms to drop.

Able to play as a central defender or left back, his utility, young age and physical ability is a keen reason Chelsea is desperate to get his signature before the January transfer window opens.

Atilla Szalai is a Chelsea transfer target

He will be in line to replace Antonio Rudiger a player who is looking likely to depart stamford bridge at the end of this season.

If Atilla Szalai joins Chelsea, he will be a solid addition and he is a player who thrives under pressure on big stage.

Szalai could be the man to replace Antonio Rudiger

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