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Chelsea dealt major transfer blow by club president in pursuit of £60million ace

Subair Adams

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Chelsea have suffered a blow in their chase of Juventus ace Alex Sandro after the club president Beppe Marotta said that the Brazilian is to pay back the faith the Turin giant have exhibited in him.

This is as per the Sun, who claim that the Serie A champions are going to demand about £60million for the ace, meaning that both Manchester United and Chelsea are keen on signing the Brazilian international.

Since moving to Italy from Portugal in 2015, Sandro has seen himself tagged one of Italy’s best defenders.

In 93 matches for the Juve, the Brazilian has scored seven and made 16 assists, a good record for a fullback.

The defender’s ability to not only protect the goalkeeper but burst forward effectively also has seen some tag him as one of Europes best left fullbacks.

During his playing time in Turin, Sandro, 26, has managed to win a fair number of title with Masimilliano Allegri’s team, with the defender helping the Italian giants win two Scudettos titles and two Italian trophies.

Should Alex Sandro have to stick by the club president’s words, the Blues may have to hold on if they are to secure his signature.

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