Defensive woes have haunted Chelsea on such a massive scale last season, and at times this season as well, that rumours regarding defensive recruitments don’t seem to die down.
Thanks to the likes of Cahill and Ivanovic, the club management are having to sweat over signing new defenders again.
Last week the hot rumour was Chelsea planning to bid 49 million pounds for Milan star Alessio Romagnoli. Today another player’s name has floated up in connection with a possible transfer to the Blues. And he happens to be a Real Madrid legend, a two-time UEFA Champions League winner, who is having problems signing a new contract with the Los Blancos.
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