Everton left-back Lucas Digne is keen on joining Chelsea and is hoping that the Blues make an official approach for him, according to Eurosport journalist Dean Jones.
The reporter says that the France international would favour a switch to Stamford Bridge over other clubs, and he expects Thomas Tuchel’s side to make a bid for him during the January transfer window:
“I’m told Digne wants to join Chelsea so he’s waiting to see if an offer lands – there seems to be an expectation that there will be one.”
Digne has been heavily linked with a £25m transfer to Newcastle as well, but multiple reports have now confirmed that the 28-year-old has no interest in making the switch to the North East.
West Ham were also mentioned as potential suitors, although the Irons are said to have cooled their interest. Aston Villa are in the frame, along with Real Madrid, whose manager Carlo Ancelotti has worked with the defender before.
For their part, Chelsea are interested in Digne but they are reportedly considering alternatives, including Sergino Dest, Theo Hernandes and Nicolas Tagliafico.
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