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Chelsea, Juventus eyeing Bayern Munich defender Benjamin Pavard

Chelsea are eyeing Bayern Munich defender Benjamin Pavard.

Sky Deutschland says Pavard is wanted by Thomas Tuchel as well as Atletico Madrid and Juventus.

France international Pavard, 26, predominantly plays at right-back but his versatility has seen him fill in across the back line for Bayern in recent seasons.

Pavard made 35 appearances for Bayern in all competitions last season and has been playing for the German giants since 2019, when he joined from Stuttgart in a £30m deal.

For Chelsea, defensive reinforcements are crucial this summer after losing Andreas Christensen to Barcelona and Antonio Rudiger to Real Madrid, both on free transfers

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