Premier League giants Manchester United and Chelsea are set to enter into a transfer battle with both clubs interested in signing Gianluca Mancini from Italian Serie A club AS Roma. The outstanding defender is highly rated and also widely considered as one of the stand-out performing defenders in the Italian league. He has now emerged as a top transfer target for clubs overseas, including the Blues and the Red Devils who both want to sign defenders in the summer transfer window.
The report is coming from the Express, who claim that Chelsea have been tracking the defender since last season and have been monitoring his progress before going on to make a move for him. Mancini, 24, is a product of the Fiorentina academy and has also played for Perugia in a loan stint. After Perugia, Mancini played for Atalanta before eventually signing for Roma back in 2019.
Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen has revealed the key to the form under new manager Thomas Tuchel. Andreas Christensen is enjoying a new lease of life under the new manager and has started the last four games in all competitions, a feat that the player admits has not happened for the many years. Andreas Christensen spoke to the official website of Chelsea about the renaissance witnessed under Thomas Tuchel, who was appointed as the new Blues boss last month as the replacement for the sacked Frank Lampard.
According to him, Thomas Tuchel has encouraged the players to do the simple things as often as possible and also urged the Chelsea boys to stay away from complicating things on the pitch. Andreas Christensen believes that this has been the key to a good defensive record under Tuchel and the excellent defensive record has been the foundation needed for the team to achieve results. Continue reading