Chelsea Eyes Bayer Leverkusen’s Defender as Long-Term Defensive Successor
Fabrizio Romano recently shared insights with Caught Offside regarding Tah’s situation. The highly-rated German international has garnered significant attention, positioning him as a player to watch for a significant move in the upcoming year.
While Romano did not explicitly name Chelsea in his initial disclosure, Christian Falk has now substantiated the claim on X (formerly known as Twitter).
TRUE✅ Chelsea is interested in centre-Back Jonathan Tah (27) of Bayer Leverkusen. Tah has a release clause in his contract (til 2025). he could be the successor of Thiago Silva (39). New Agent of Tah: Pini Zahavi @ChelseaFC @bayer04_en
— Christian Falk (@cfbayern) December 6, 2023
Falk’s revelation affirms that the Blues are indeed among the suitors vying for Tah’s signature. This aligns with strategic foresight, as Chelsea anticipates the necessity of acquiring a younger defender to succeed the seasoned Brazilian center-back, Thiago Silva.
A notable detail in Tah’s contract is the existence of a release clause valid until 2025, potentially making him a suitable successor to the 39-year-old Silva. Known for his defensive prowess, Tah appears to be a player capable of adapting seamlessly to the demands of the Premier League. Chelsea, undoubtedly, aims to position themselves favorably to secure his signature.
Having joined the Bundesliga side in 2015, Jonathan Tah has evolved into an integral component of Bayer Leverkusen’s defensive setup, adding a layer of significance to Chelsea’s pursuit of the talented defender.
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