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Chelsea 'interested in Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico' as they struggle to agree a fee with Leicester for Ben Chilwell but Blues face competition from Barcelona and Atletico Madrid for the Argentine Reports suggest Chelsea have expressed an interest in Ajax left-back Tagliafico Stamford Bridge club are keen on Leicester City and England's Ben Chilwell But the two Premier League clubs remain some way apart over the transfer fee So Chelsea have started looking at alternatives, including Argentine Tagliafico 27-year-old has impressed since joining from Independiente two years ago 

By Adam Shergold for MailOnline

Published: 06:31 BST, 11 August 2020 | Updated: 06:32 BST, 11 August 2020

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Chelsea 'are interested in signing Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico' as Frank Lampard seeks to bolster his defensive options.

With the Blues struggling to reach a deal with Leicester City for Ben Chilwell, with the two clubs some way apart on a transfer fee, Tagliafico has emerged as an alternative.

The Argentina international, 27, scored five goals and supplied five assists for Ajax last season.

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