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Boehly’s Chelsea favourites to land RB Leipzig defender Gvardiol



RB Leipzig expect to sell Josko Gvardiol next month – for a world record fee.

Despite penning new terms earlier this season, Gvardiol has an agreement with RBL that he can leave in January so long as the buying club pays a world record €90m for the defender, says BILD.

And waiting in the wings to do just are Todd Boehly’s Chelsea.

Some of Europe’s biggest clubs have expressed interest in Gviardol, but have since dropped out due to RBL’s demands.

For the moment, Chelsea are regarded as favourites to sign the Croatia international.

Josko Gvardiol has dropped a huge transfer hint regarding a potential move to Chelsea in the near future following another dominating display for Croatia at the World Cup. The 20-year-old was the recipient of an attempted transfer swoop by Todd Boehly in the summer for a possible transfer that would see him arrive at Stamford Bridge ahead of the 2022/23 season, but the deal never materialised.

Croatia secured qualification to the World Cup last-16 as Group F runners-up following their goalless draw with Belgium which saw the Red Devils dumped out of the tournament. Gvardiol was immense in the Croatian back line thwarting a number of Belgian attacks which included a last-ditch challenge on Chelsea loanee Romelu Lukaku with minutes to spare.

Following his performances this season with RB Leipzig and now Croatia, it’s clear to see why Gvardiol was the recipient of significant interest in the summer. Todd Boehly could produce an incredible transfer swoop of Gvardiol and his team-mate Christopher Nkunku ahead of the 2022/23 season, with the latter already signing a pre-contract, as understood by

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