Bayern Munich continues to show interest in Chelsea defender Trevoh Chalobah and could try to sign him on loan during the January transfer window, according to reports in the Evening Standard. This move could lead to a meeting between Chalobah and Bayern coach Thomas Tuchel, who has already worked with the player during their time together at Chelsea.
Last transfer window, there was speculation that Chalobah would join Bayern Munich, but the deal ultimately fell through due to his high price tag of £50 million. However, the English defender has struggled to maintain a regular starting role at Chelsea, which could make a loan move to the German club an attractive option if he is guaranteed consistent playing time.
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Chalobah’s versatility, who can play roles at both right back and central defender, makes him a valuable asset for Bayern Munich, especially after the recent departure of Benjamin Pavard. The German club is looking for a versatile defender to fill the vacancy left by the French international.
Bayern Munich believes that Chalobah could be the ideal replacement for Pavard, and his ability to adapt to different defensive positions makes him even more attractive as an option. However, Chelsea also needs depth in their squad to compete in various competitions, including the Champions League.
The decision on whether Chelsea will loan Chalobah in January has yet to be made, with the London club expected to carefully consider their options before making a decision. The player’s initial valuation of 50 million makes a permanent signing unlikely, so a loan appears to be the most viable option for Bayern Munich.
Chalobah’s situation will be an interesting topic to follow in the coming weeks, as both Bayern Munich and Chelsea assess his needs and possibilities in the winter transfer market.