Chelsea confident of signing Premier League left-back

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Chelsea search for a left-back continues as they target Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell.

According to Goal Chelsea are confident that in the next transfer window they would be able to sign Ben Chilwell from Leicester City. The Englishman also wants to move to Stamford Bridge as well.

Though a major stumbling block for the Blues would be to negotiate over a fee with the Foxes. They have been tough negotiators in the past, as they allowed the likes of Riyad Mahrez and Harry Maguire leave for big transfer fees.

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It is believed that Leicester will demand a huge transfer fee for Chilwell as they did to United for Harry Maguire who was sold for a transfer record fee of £80 million.

The Englishman has currently left four years on his current contract with the Foxes. Also under Breden Rodgers, they have exceptionally well as they are currently third in the Premier League and they look set to play in the Champions League next season.

While Chelsea have also considered Porto’s Alex Tellas and Getafe’s Marc Cucurella as alternatives, but Ben Chilwell is still Frank Lampard’s first choice.