Chelsea rival Man Utd for Udinese defender Mehdi Benatia

Chelsea and Manchester United have been joined by Juventus in the pursuit of defender Mehdi Benatia.

Chelsea and Manchester United have been joined by Juventus in the pursuit of defender Mehdi Benatia.

Moroccan centre-back Benatia has emerged as one of the most assured defenders in Serie A this season and both English clubs are seeking cover at the back, says the Daily Express.

Benatia, 24, has scored one goal and missed just one of Udinese’s league fixtures as the team have climbed to third in Serie A.

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