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Chelsea interested in signing Lucas Digne?

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Digne wanted by Chelsea?
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Chelsea are reportedly interested in signing Everton defender Lucas Digne during the January transfer window.

The Blues currently have Ben Chilwell on the sidelines with a knee injury, but may not return until mid-January.

Marcos Alonso has struggled at left wing-back in Chilwell’s absence while there is no other specialist for the role.

According to The Athletic, the Blues could make a winter bid for Digne, who was recently dropped by Rafa Benitez.

The Frenchman had a fall-out with the manager last week, and he was axed from the matchday squad against Arsenal.

Digne had an disagreement over the club’s defensive and counter-attacking approach that hampers his playing style.

The defender likes to play an attacking brand of football, and he is also frustrated after being taken off set-pieces.

There are suggestions that he could be sold in January, and it now appears the Blues could line up a transfer bid.

Digne is contracted until the summer of 2025. The Toffees may want to recoup the entire £20m fee paid to Barcelona.


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