Report: Chelsea turn to former target to fill Chilwell role

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Chelsea left-back Ben Chilwell has been ruled out until the end of the season after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury.

Chilwell was a key part of Thomas Tuchel’s team before the injury, and Marcos Alonso hasn’t done a good job of replacing the Englishman.

Chelsea have recalled Kenedy from Flamengo, but the Blues are still exploring the options of signing a top player who can play the left wing-back role.

According to the Mirror, Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic is now being strongly considered as a short-term solution for the left wing-back position.

Perisic’s contract expires at the end of the season and Chelsea believes that the 32-year-old can do a good job in that role.

Perisic had been linked with Chelsea in the past, and Inter would likely accept a nominal fee for the 32-year-old winger who’s nearing the end of his contract with Inter.

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