Chelsea are monitoring Paris Saint-Germain centre-back Presnel Kimpembe’s situation, according to reports in the French media.
The arrival of Sergio Ramos at the Parc des Princes means that Kimpembe may only have a bit-part role at PSG this season.
While the France international is said to be reluctant to leave his boyhood club, there is a feeling that the 25-year-old could be open to moving teams if he doesn’t start the campaign as first choice. Fans on Twitter had a mixed reaction to this transfer story, with some believing Kimpembe would be a good purchase while others don’t think he has the sufficient quality:
what a signing omds
— Hive ? #BrojaSZN (@CFC_Hive) July 23, 2021
Kimpembe is not good enough. Period
— Abiola (@Jason_Abiola) July 23, 2021
— ?????. (@TysonCreme) July 23, 2021
Out of all the CB you could pick from PSG they picked the worst one
— Viraj Mandhare (@CFCMandhare) July 23, 2021
Like this guy
— Havertz⭐️⭐️???? (@Kurdlepinkie) July 23, 2021
This guy is not even better than Zouma!
— Neza (@NezaCFC) July 23, 2021
This is absolutely waste of funds..All we need now is a world class striker…
— Adedotun Oduntan (@DotunOduntan) July 23, 2021
Please no he is awful.
— Bluebitlon ⭐️ ⭐️ (@KA281183) July 23, 2021
Kimpembe had a poor European Championships for France, and while he has established himself as a regular starter for PSG in recent years, he has always been seen as a junior partner, with Thiago Silva and Marquinhos having put in more eye-catching displays.
In addition, the Frenchman only signed a new four-year contract last summer. He could therefore be an expensive addition and Chelsea would probably need to raise funds to make a bid for the defender.