Report: Ben Chilwell's potential arrival at Chelsea will 'almost certainly' cause exit

Ben Chilwell of Leicester in action during the Premier League match between Leicester City and AFC Bournemouth at The King Power Stadium on March 30, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

Chelsea are said to be keen to bring in Ben Chilwell from Leicester City, as Frank Lampard looks to improve his options at left-back.

Ben Chilwell of Leicester in action during the Premier League match between Leicester City and AFC Bournemouth at The King Power Stadium on March 30, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom.

According to the Telegraph, Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso will 'almost certainly' leave if Ben Chilwell moves to Stamford Bridge.

Frank Lampard is interested in bringing in the Leicester City left-back, as Chelsea hope to have their transfer ban ended in January.

Leicester are unlikely to sell Chilwell during mid-season, after their impressive start to the campaign.

But Chelsea are said to be eyeing up a summer move for the England international, as Lampard looks to improve his options at left-back.

 

Chelsea currently have Emerson and Alonso competing to start on the left-hand side of their defence, and the Spaniard has been backed in recent weeks.

With Emerson out injured, Alonso has had a run of games, but he has not always fully convinced.

Alonso was substituted off at half-time in Chelsea’s most recent outing against Ajax, as the two sides drew 4-4 in the Champions League.

Chelsea's Spanish defender Marcos Alonso celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Newcastle at Stamford Bridge in London...

And it seems that Alonso’s long-term future could be away from Stamford Bridge.

If Chelsea do sign Chilwell, who is valued at £50 million (The Sun), then Alonso is said to be the player that would move on.

Alonso has been at Chelsea for over three years now, but there is a feeling among supporters that he could be upgraded and his potential departure is unlikely to cause too much disappointment.

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