Reece James has missed six games already this season due to a hamstring problem.
Chelsea star Reece James is likely to be the new player ahead of the winter transfer window who can leave the club. The Blues won’t mind selling him. James is on the radar of Premier League rivals Manchester City and La Liga giants Real Madrid.
Sources have now revealed to GIVEMESPORT that Chelsea is on the verge of seeing the England international. He is a product of Chelsea’s youth system and replaced Cesar Azpilicueta as club captain in the summer.
Reece James has missed six games already this season due to a hamstring problem. He signed a six-year contract at Stamford Bridge last season.
Sources have confirmed to GIVEMESPORT, that Manchester City and Real Madrid are the two main clubs who are keen to sign the Englishman.
Ben Jacobs explained to GIVEMESPORT, “Chelsea are very rigid in their valuation [of Gallagher] because even though – much like Lewis Hall – they value the income that can bring in, they also value the player. So with Hall, he signed a new deal because Chelsea valued the player, but the offer was just too good to turn down, so they sold him, and that’s exactly the same with Gallagher.
“They value the player, they’re content if the player’s still there at the end of the window. But if an offer that they believe is too good to turn down comes in, they would sell. But if it’s below their valuation, they’re not particularly interested in negotiating because it’s not an outgoing that they’re desperate to happen unless it makes financial sense.”
Since the start of the 2020/21 season, the 23-year-old defender has missed 60 games. His injury is the main reason why Reece James would be sold out.
Pochettino still admires Reece James and sees him in the future. He said, ‘I think he’s not only a player that can be a leader, because he’s a leader with his character, his qualities,’ said the Argentinian. ‘He’s a person also that’s going to be the future of the club. He came through the Academy. I think for us, for me and for the club, he’s a perfect player, person, to be a captain.”
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