Chelsea Fc are closing in on a deal to sign Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico. The London club are willing to sell one of their Left-back options this summer and they have Identified Argentine International Tagliafico as the best Option. The deal is set to be around €30m. Tagliafico’s future has been up in the air for a couple of weeks now, but it looks like Chelsea have moved to clinch a deal for the Left back.
Tagliafico is a left-back known for his enterprise, his pace, and his Technique. He has been compared to Javier Zanetti of Inter Milan. Tagliafico started his career with Banfield in his Native Argentina. Javier Zanetti also played for Banfield, so hence the Comparison. He moved to Real Murcia in Spain in 2015 after five years with Banfield in Argentina. After making 27 appearances for Real Murcia in the league, he moved to Independiente, where he starred and was sighted by Ajax in 2018. Tagliafico also represented Argentina at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
According to some sources, Emerson will make way for Nicolas Tagliafico as Chelsea still want to keep Marcos Alonso. Emerson is wanted by Juventus and Chelsea will be hoping to cash in well on the Italian
If the deal is announced, Tagliafico will wait till the end of this current season which will restart on the 17th of June.