Thomas Tuchel eyeing Chelsea bear for Bundesliga ruler amid Antonio Rudiger offload rumours
Bundesliga defender Maxence Lacroix has been linked with the Blues this summer and supervisor Thomas Tuchel is oral to be a giant fan
manager Thomas Tuchel is said to be a 'huge fan' of Wolfsburg centre-half Maxence Lacroix, as the Blues look to strengthen their crew over the summer ahead of a Premier League duration challenge.
Lacroix, 21, has been linked away from the Bundesliga element this summer with a number of clubs interested in the kid Frenchman. Borussia Dortmund hold besides been heavily linked to the 21-year-old, who is said to have a payment mark of €30million (£25.8million).
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But if the voguish developments in this unload bestiary are anything to go off, then the Blues could bear some encouragement that feasibly a contract can be done. Especially if it's driven by employer
Journalist Julien Laurens has been talking about the current on the French defender, and has revealed that the German switch highly rates the youngster defender ahead of a quiescent manage this summer to west-London.
Speaking on , Laurens provided the current in regards to the state of show when it comes to a latent Lacroix transfer.
He said: "Thomas Tuchel is a immense kernel of Wolfsburg centre-back Maxence Lacroix.
"Tuchel has peace managed to watch pretty many every single Bundesliga diversion since he took over at Chelsea.
"He commit hold his instance [Lacroix] bad up on the centre-back brochure this summer."
Tuchel's plane are already bloated when it comes to modern money defender options in the side at this moment, but the likes of and keep been linked away with a bear already this summer, meaning it could be one-in one-out at Stamford Bridge when it comes to centre-backs.
Despite Chelsea's quiescent benefit in a deal for the 21-year-old, Lacroix did national in May that he was breezy to stay at Wolfsburg for at least another season.
“I see [the rumours], but I refer those matters to my advisor because I enthusiasm to concentrate on my undertaking here at Wolfsburg and enthusiasm to perform a moral occupation here," Lacroix oral to German outlet "I’m with VfL and qualified for the Champions League with the club. I’m uncommonly carefree here.
“I peace keep a three-year plight here and am remarkably satisfied.
"Sure, things can always transpire swiftly in football, but again: I feel thumping comfortable at VfL and there is unquestionably no motive to scheme about supplementary things”.
In the corresponding interview, Lacroix was asked about the finest clubs in cosmos football at the moment, and the Frenchman name-checked the Blues. “Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Liverpool, Chelsea, to offer a few," he stated.
In the 2020/21 campaign, the infant defender played a number of 36 games for the German cudgel in all competitions.
The summer window is officially yawning and now the Blues can look to build on European glory and bolster the gang to push for Premier League supremacy.
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Defensive statistics display the latent in which Lacroix has in his career, and fresh importantly what he can add to elite teams like the Blues.
According to , the 21-year-old was ranked second in the Bundesliga when it came to the character of interceptions made in the last campaign (76).
The Wolfsburg defender further ranked within the prime ten when it came to the cipher of clearances made in that alike season- 174 (8th).