Chelsea transfer news: Chelsea enters the race to sign Man Utd target

In today's Chelsea transfer news, the Blues have entered the race to sign Manchester United target and French international Jean-Clair Todibo from OGC Nice.

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Chelsea are looking for a long-term replacement for Thiago Silva at the back. The center-backs they signed are yet to flourish under Mauricio Pochettino. Thus, along with a striker, Chelsea are looking to explore deals for a center-back who would eventually replace Thiago Silva and become a dependable figure at the back for the Blues. One player that Chelsea are targetting as a possible replacement for Thiago Silva is Jean-Clair Todibo from OGC Nice. Yes, Todibo has been a Manchester United target for months. and with Sir Jim Ratcliffe at the helm of Man Utd, this deal is now looking likelier than ever. Apart from Chelsea and Man Utd, Todibo is attracting interest from Italy as well. Yes, AC Milan are monitoring the situation as they are also interested in the player. So, in the upcoming weeks, fans will get more Chelsea transfer news on Jean-Clair Todibo.

Chelsea transfer news: Chelsea wants to sign Jean-Clair Todibo

Chelsea have a genuine interest in Jean-Clair Todibo as mentioned in the report of the Standard. However, another club from London, Tottenham wanted to sign Jean-Clair Todibo as well. However, they wanted the French international this month. But, it is worth noting that OGC Nice has no interest in letting Jean-Clair Todibo go this month. They are welcoming offers for a summer move. Spurs need a center-back in January and thus, they are looking to sign Radu Dragusin. For Man Utd, they wanted Todibo as a replacement for Raphael Varane who will leave the club in the summer. And, Chelsea want the French international to be a replacement for Thiago Silva. As both clubs are ready to go head-on for the French center-back, it would be interesting to follow this Chelsea transfer news.

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