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'ready to Chelsea in race for Leicester defender Ben Chilwell' by meeting huge £80m asking price for England left back Ben Chilwell has been linked to both Chelsea and Manchester City this summer  Frank Lampard's Blues are deemed to be favourites for the 23-year-old talent   But reports say could stump up £80million for Chilwell Chilwell's move to United would see him follow in Harry Maguire's footsteps

By Sam Blitz For Mailonline

Published: 13:28 BST, 13 August 2020 | Updated: 14:35 BST, 13 August 2020

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are preparing to enter the race for Leicester City full back Ben Chilwell, according to reports. 

The 23-year-old defender has been identified by both Manchester City and Chelsea as ideal options to improve their left back options for next season.

Chilwell has been valued by Pep Guardiola's City side at £80million, a similar fee which United paid for ex-Leicester man Harry Maguire just over a year ago.

Leicester City star Ben Chilwell could move to Manchester United this summer, say reports

Leicester City star Ben Chilwell could move to this summer, say reports

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (right) could bring in competition for Luke Shaw (left)

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (right) could bring in competition for Luke Shaw (left)

And according to The Mirror, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could be prepared to raid Leicester for another key defensive option by paying the Foxes' asking price for the player. 

Chelsea are believed to be the front-runners for the Englishman's signature this summer but the same report claims the Blues have put forward a much lower offer for the 23-year-old. 

Frank Lampard is desperate to bring in a

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