Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen wanted by Barcelona

 

 

 

Barcelona are reportedly chasing a January bargain for Chelsea star Andreas Christensen.

Sport claims the Dane is being targeted as cover for Samuel Umtiti, who faces another spell on the sidelines.

 

Barca’s French World Cup winner was laid up for two months with knee ligament issues before returning for the 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid a weekend ago.

In any case, Umtiti was compelled to miss the midweek Champions League prevail upon PSV after his damage erupted once more.

 

And it’s likely that he will need to undergo surgery to make a full recovery, which could discount him for the rest of the season.

Back-up defender Thomas Vermaelen has additionally been battling with a thigh issue, leaving flexible left-back Clement Lenglet as the only option to partner Gerard Pique.

 

His dad and specialist has freely pronounced that a January exit is on the cards except if the circumstance moves forward.

In any case, there is no assurance Christensen will nail a programmed place in Barcelona’s group should he move to Spain.

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