Chelsea in talks to sign £80 million Premier League defender

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According to reports, Chelsea are still in talks with Leicester City over the transfer of England international Ben Chilwell.

Italian football journalist Fabrizio Romano claims Chilwell still remains Frank Lampard’s first choice transfer target for the left-back position.

Romano tweeted: “Chelsea will pay €50M to RB Leipzig as final fee for Timo Werner and are also working to sign a left back. Ben Chilwell is always their first target – not easy but talks still on with Leicester.”

Chilwell has established himself as one of the best left-backs in the Premier League in recent years.

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