Chelsea are weighing up a bumper bid to sign Real Madrid’s central defender Raphael Varane, with the Blues looking for a long-term replacement for veteran centre-back John Terry, reports the Express.
Varane is a young defender, but has played far more games in the Real Madrid backline at the top level in all competitions, and has shown he has all the hallmarks to be a top centre-back in the future. Game time has been limited at times for him in Spain, with Pepe and Sergio Ramos being the two preferred choices in the Real defence, which could lead Chelsea to make a strong offer in the summer to force him to make a big-money switch.
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