West Ham Joins Race for Trevoh Chalobah as Chelsea Defender Seeks January Exit

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West Ham Joins Race for Trevoh Chalobah as Chelsea Defender Seeks January Exit

West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing the out-of-plan Chelsea defender

The London club has expressed Interest in Chelsea’s Trevoh Chalobah who also wants move away from the club since learning he is no longer in the club’s plan for the future.

Chalobah’s future at Chelsea is hanging in the balance, with reports from the Daily Mail indicating that he is “very likely” to leave the club in the upcoming January transfer window.

The 24-year-old English defender was left out of Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino’s plans at the start of the season, and it has been evident that he has no role to play this season.

The talented defender’s prospects took an interesting turn last summer when Bayern Munich expressed interest in him, although a deal failed to materialize at the time.

While it’s still “too early” to engage in concrete negotiations for a potential transfer, there is speculation that a reunion with his former boss, Thomas Tuchel, in Munich could also be on the cards.

West Ham United have equally emerged as a strong contender in the race to sign Trevoh Chalobah. Hammers News first reported the club’s interest in Chalobah, and their pursuit seems to have gained momentum.

David Moyes, the mastermind behind West Ham’s successful summer transfer window, which saw them sell Declan Rice for £120 million and bring in likes of Mohammed Kudus, Edson Álvarez, and James Ward-Prowse for £105 million, has long had his eye on Chalobah.

Reports have it that West Ham seek to secure the defender for £25 million, although Chelsea may hold out for a higher fee, potentially exceeding £40 million.

As the January transfer window approaches, all eyes are on Trevoh Chalobah’s next destination, with West Ham United in a strong position to secure his services.

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