David Luiz was a shock arrival for the Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern to crown as their new defensive saviour, which tells you how desperate they were.
While new manager Antonio Conte has made a thrilling start to life in West London, the backline at Stamford Bridge has served as cause for concern to our punters.
So, reports emanating out of Italy have come as welcome news to the Blues propping up the bar.
According to Calcio Mercato, Conte is casting a keen eye over Lazio defender Stefan de Vrij as a potential signing.
Having emerged under the stewardship of Louis van Gaal for the Dutch national side, he moved to the Italian capital in 2014.
That being said, his performances for I Biancocelesti are understood to have sparked Conte’s interest in a bid to bolster his defensive ranks.
Under contract until 2018, the Dutchman’s time in Serie A could soon be up before his value comes tumbling down due to his contract situation.
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