Wesley Fofana should REJECT a transfer to Chelsea and keep at Leicester over fears of an absence of recreation time at Stamford Bridge, warns former Blues captain Frank Leboeuf because the Foxes slap an £85MILLION price ticket on Thomas Tuchel’s defensive goal
- Frank Leboeuf believes defender Wesley Fofana ought to keep on with Leicester Metropolis
- The Foxes have put an £85m price ticket on the Frenchman amid Chelsea curiosity
- Fofana can be competing for a centre again spot with Thomas Tuchel’s facet
The 21-year-old has been linked to a transfer to Stamford Bridge, prompting the Foxes to repair a price ticket of £85million on the centre again.
Nevertheless Leboeuf, who spent 5 years at Chelsea and captained the Blues 15 instances throughout his spell there, believes Fofana is healthier off staying on the King Energy Stadium proper now, as an alternative of becoming a member of Thomas Tuchel‘s facet.
Frank Leboeuf stated Wesley Fofana ought to stick with Leicester as an alternative of transferring to Chelsea
‘It’s all the time a guess that you just make since you by no means know when the defender’s going to cool down,’ World Cup winner Leboeuf stated, in response to the Metro.
‘With Fofana, it’s a tough state of affairs. You wish to get a younger participant, [say] “I think he’s going to be one of the best central defenders in the world”, now to say you must spend £80m to get him.
‘[But] the guy’s not even [a France] worldwide, solely performed for St Etienne and Leicester, received injured final season, even when he’s been completely implausible it’s tough to say “okay, we’re going to spend that”.’
Fofana is a expertise to be careful for, however he would face competitors at Stamford Bridge.
Kalidou Koulibaly joined from Napoli this summer season, with the Senegal worldwide becoming a member of Thiago Silva, Malang Sarr and Trevoh Chalobah as choices at centre again for the Blues.
Nevertheless, Tuchel’s favoured 3-4-1-2 system means they want extra gamers in central defence, thus the rumours about Chelsea’s strategy for Fofana.
Leboeuf wonders how Fofana would really feel competing for a centre again spot at Stamford Bridge
‘He has a bright future but he knows that Koulibaly has just signed, Thiago Silva is there, Chalobah is still [there], so where is he going to be put in that situation?’ Leboeuf added.
‘Is there going to be a rotation system? “How many games am I going to play?” I don’t know if I wish to take that guess.
‘[He could say]’ “I’m going to play for Leicester, it’s not for Chelsea, but at least I’m going to play and show to the world and maybe sign for a club that will give me a better spot than Chelsea can be able to do”.’
The Foxes signed Fofana from St Etienne two years in the past for £36.5m, however he missed most of final season following a damaged leg in pre-season final August.
Former Chelsea defenders Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen left the membership this summer season on the finish of their contracts.
The Blues start their Premier League marketing campaign with Saturday’s journey to Everton, managed by one other former Chelsea participant Frank Lampard.