EXCLUSIVE: Manchester Metropolis and Actual Madrid on alert with Chelsea but to strategy Reece James about extending his contract regardless of turning into a key member of Thomas Tuchel’s squad
- Reece James has performed a key position since Thomas Tuchel’s arrival at Chelsea
- However his progress with Chelsea and England is but to be rewarded by the membership
- The 22-year-old defender is known to earn in area of £70,000 per week
- Chelsea really feel the three years left on his deal negates urgency for them to maneuver
Since signing his present contract two-and-a-half years in the past the 22-year-old has unquestionably grow to be one of the crucial necessary gamers in Thomas Tuchel’s squad, enjoying a key position below the German since his arrival in January 2021.
Chelsea are nonetheless to strategy England star Reece James about extending his contact
James is certainly one of the crucial necessary gamers in Thomas Tuchel’s squad
However his progress with each Chelsea and England is but to be rewarded by the membership, with Chelsea to this point reluctant to tie James right down to a long term deal.
James, who earns within the area of £70,000 per week, has three years left to run on his present contract, which Chelsea really feel negates the necessity for urgency to make any strikes on a brand new deal.
Sportsmail understands there was no strategy from Chelsea previous to the sanctioning of former proprietor Roman Abramovich to reward James with an improved deal regardless of his emergence as key participant.
However with the restrictions positioned on the membership by the Authorities now lifted following Todd Boehly’s profitable takeover at Stamford Bridge it stays to be seen whether or not the brand new regime view securing James’ future as a precedence.
New Chelsea proprietor Todd Boehly faces the duty of resolving rising doubts over his future
It’s understood the brand new homeowners are but to point whether or not they intend to open talks with James over an extension this summer season.
James got here by means of Chelsea’s academy and has grow to be a agency favorite with the membership’s supporters given his lengthy historical past with the Blues.
Nevertheless, there’s mentioned to be a confidence at Chelsea that James’ desire will all the time be to remain in west London given the emotional ties he has with the membership.
Nevertheless, that stance may backfire if James feels undervalued by the membership he joined as a six-year-old.
The information will alert Manchester Metropolis and Actual Madrid, who’re each long-term admirers of him
Certainly, information of the contractual deadlock will curiosity Metropolis, who view James as their ideally suited long-term alternative for Kyle Walker.
Actual Madrid have additionally been credited with a powerful curiosity in James in latest weeks – with sources confirming to Sportsmail that the Spanish membership are monitoring his scenario very carefully.
Chelsea’s continued curiosity in Achraf Hakimi has supplied James’ suitors hope the right-sided participant might be obtainable if his contract scenario will not be resolved.
Chelsea’s continued curiosity in PSG star Achraf Hakimi has supplied James’ suitors hope