CHELSEA AND TOTTENHAM FAILED WITH BIDS FOR PSG STAR

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According to reports on The Sun, Chelsea and Premier League rivals Tottenham failed with bids for PSG and Belgium right-back Thomas Meunier.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hoped to add 25-year-old Meunier to the squad as cover for Victor Moses while Tottenham wanted the Belgium right-back to replace Kyle Walker, who left for Manchester City in a £50million deal.

The Sun claim PSG refused to sell Meunier despite signing Dani Alves because they want two top-class player for every position.

A source close to Meunier told The Sun: “Thomas was at the top of both Chelsea and Tottenham‘s wish lists.

“But PSG refused to let him go.”

Chelsea signed Torino’s Italy defender Davide Zappacosta for £25million on deadline day while Tottenham signed PSG’s third-choice right-back Serge Aurier after both clubs failed with bids for Meunier.

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