Roman Abramovich has reportedly approved Thomas Tuchel’s request for a Chelsea bid for AC Milan left-back Theo Hernandez.
Ben Chilwell has adapted himself as a regular starter under Tuchel, however, he suffered a worrying knee injury in the recent 4-0 Champions League win over Juventus. The left-back has undertaken some light running this week as he continues his recovery.
According to El Nacional, Milan’s Hernandez is on Chelsea’s radar. Tuchel has drawn up a list of transfer targets and Hernandez is reportedly the ‘most convincing’ player for the manager.
The German manager has had a request approved by Abramovich to make a move for the 24-year-old, with the Russian owner preparing a bid.
As well as preparing a bid, Abramovich has also reportedly opened talks with the Frenchman, who sould cost more than €40million (£34million).
Hernandez has contributed one goal and five assists in 19 games in all competitions this season.