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Is Frank Lampard Close To The Signing Of This Central Defender?

Tobiology 06/25/2020

Over the past couple of months, the Chelsea board has done well in the transfer market to strengthen Chelsea's attacking options for next season, with the addition of Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner.

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It is also speculated that talks have been ongoing for the signing of Kai Havertz from Bayern Leverkusen.

After the Chelsea's win against Aston Villa, it was obvious that more emphasis should now be laid on the Chelsea defense.

Frank Lampard has priorities the signing of a left back, and his first choice is Leicester City defender Ben Chiwell, but Lampard should be more determined to bring in a central defender first.

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The four central defenders at Chelsea this season has been unconvincing all through this season, as they make several errors which has cost Chelsea points.

There is a popular saying in football which says, a good attack wins games, but a solid defense wins titles.

According to reports, Chelsea are interested in the signing of Dayot Upamecano of Leipzig.

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Dayot Upamecano has been attracting interests from top clubs like Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City Barcelona and Real Madrid.

As reported by "The Athletic", Chelsea are preparing to Lunch a bid for the 22 years old Leipzig defender.

Upamecano is a tough, strong, tenacious, ruthless, and uncompromising defender, particularly known for his tight, heavy, physical marking of opponents, as well as his work-rate, and aggressive challenges.

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View pictures in App save up to 80% data. He is a consistent defender who combined power with elegance and is gifted with outstanding physical and mental attributes, such as pace, strength, tenacity, concentration and stamina, which makes him effective in the air.

He have the ability to read the game, with his excellent vision, technique, distribution and ball skills.

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These qualities also enabled him to excel in a zonal marking system, maintain a high defensive line, and play the offside trap.

His release clause is believed to be around £60 million.

Upamecano has been tipped to become one of the best defenders in his generation.

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He can be a perfect signing and defensive partner of Anthony Rudiger at Chelsea next season.


Is Dayot Upamecano the kind of central Defender that Frank Lampard should be after?

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ElijahAngoniMawelela · 06/25/2020
please Frank sign him

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