Chelsea

3 reasons why this Man United target would be a shrewd acquisition for Chelsea

The Chelsea supporters in the Football Transfer Tavern may be content with how their squad is looking right now, but manager Antonio Conte is likely to want to make changes to it in the summer, whether the current Premier League leaders win the title at the end of the season or not.

One area that it seems the Italian is keen to strengthen is in central defence, and in recent days the Blues have been linked with a move for Benfica centre-back Victor Lindelof, who is previously said to have interested Manchester United and former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho – the fans standing at the bar would certainly love to get one over on their former boss.

The 22-year-old will have impressed a number of Europe’s top clubs with some standout performances at the heart of the Portuguese outfit’s defence this term, and the Sweden international looks to have a bright future ahead of him – the landlord isn’t quite sold yet, though.

Here are THREE reasons why Lindelof would be a shrewd acquistion for Chelsea…

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