Thomas Tuchel wants Chelsea to hijack Real Madrid’s move for Champions League winner

To get news directly on the go, download the Real Chelsea Fans App

Despite only recently replacing Frank Lampard as Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel is already preparing for the summer.

According to The Guardian via The Sun, Tuchel wants Chelsea to make a counter-offer to hijack Real Madrid’s bid for David Alaba.

Photo: Getty images

Alaba, 28, is set to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season as a free agent after failing to reach an agreement with the German club over a new deal.

Chelsea are one of several teams said to be interested in the 28-year-old, along with Madrid, Liverpool, and Manchester United.

Chelsea could be late for Alaba as reports in Spain claim the 28 year old defender has already agreed a four-year deal worth £185,000-a-week with Real Madrid.

About the Author

I eat, sleep and live Chelsea.