Tuchel prepared to pull plug on deal with Barcelona as plan for new signing emerges

Thomas Tuchel is unimpressed by Barcelona’s pursuit of Cesar Azpilicueta.

This is according to journalist Nizar Kinsella, who claims that the German tactician is “disturbed” by the attempts of the Xavi side to “destabilize” his commander.

Azpilicueta, 32, is one of London’s longest-serving players.

Having arrived at Stamford Bridge from Marseille a decade ago, the Spaniard has established himself as one of the Premier League’s greatest defenders of all time.

The Azpilicueta is incredibly versatile and reliable, and even at 32, he would still be a great addition to any major European club.

However, Barcelona, ​​who are rumored to be watching Azpilicueta, could end up missing after Kinsella claimed Tuchel could end up pulling the plug on a potential approach to sign the 32-year-old, who has only a year left. a necklace.

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Interestingly, Kinsella continues to report that new defensive signing Kalidou Koulibaly could end up providing emergency cover on the left side of the centre-back partnership.

Not all news is bad about the blues. Sevilla defender and long-time transfer target Jules Conde looks set to become the club’s third signing of the summer.