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Chelsea eyeing PSG fullback Hakimi over James concerns

Chelsea are eyeing PSG fullback Achraf Hakimi.

The Athletic says the West London side are planning talks with Reece James over a new long-term deal.

Champions League winners Real Madrid and Premier League champions Manchester City are both keen on the 22-year-old, who scored six goals and provided 10 assists last term.

As such, Hakimi is being monitored by Stamford Bridge chiefs as they consider a shock move for him.

The star previously worked with manager Thomas Tuchel during a loan spell at Borussia Dortmund and he caught the eye again when helping Inter Milan to the Serie A title in the 2020/21 campaign.

Hakimi has plenty of experience playing in a back-five and would be able to slot into Tuchel's system with ease.

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