In-demand defender ‘is perfect for Chelsea’ Board told

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Former CHELSEA star Pat Nevin has claimed Everton’s Jarrad Branthwaite would be perfect for the club.

According to recent reports on the Evening Standard, Branthwaite is open to the idea of leaving the Toffees, despite having a contract with the Merseyside outfit which runs until 2027.

Everton are looking to raise funds with alternative departures to ensure that they do not have to part ways with their No. 32, though they are said to be willing to entertain offers in the region of £80million

The London side could add a centre-back to their ranks this summer after Thiago Silva’s exit, and Everton could find themselves forced to sell at least one star.

And amid all the speculation and rumours – Nevin has opened up and claimed that Branthwaite would be perfect for the club: “If I was looking for a young centre-back at an elite club in Europe, he would be top of my list,” Nevin told Prime Slots.

“He absolutely ticks every single box for Chelsea; they buy young players for big money, he’s tall, he dominates physically and is good in the air.

“He absolutely will not be cheap, even though Everton need to sell this summer, because CHELSEA are not going to be the only club looking at him in the summer. He’s going to cost a fortune, but I personally hope he stays at Everton because I think they badly need him.

“But there are very few clubs in world football that would not want to buy Jarrad Branthwaite, he could be that good.”

IcChelseanews View..

Branthwaite is certainly a talent and one for the future – but £80 million for a defender that has done nothing in the game but put in some good performances is made – but that is the type of player that CHELSEA like to sign.

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