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Chelsea urged to move for Leicester defender Wesley Fofana

Former Chelsea fullback Glen Johnson says they should move for Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana.

Johnson believes Fofana, 21, is a younger version of France compatriot and Manchester United star Raphael Varane.

He told GGRecon: "Yeah, I love him to be honest, I think he's fantastic. He reminds me of Raphael Varane; quick, good on the ball, strong.

"I think Wesley Fofana would be a very good replacement for Antonio Rudiger at Chelsea. Not long ago he wasn't even in the France squad, which blew my mind because he was unbelievable. I like him a lot."

Johnson admits it will be difficult to bring in new players, especially when they are not receiving any money for the likes of Toni Rudiger and Andreas Christensen.

He added: "The problem with him going for free is that there aren't many players who can walk into the Premier League, into a top team and hit the ground running straight away.

"He will be hard to replace as that Premier League experience is hard to replace sometimes. I'd like them to replace him with a player who's already experienced the league."

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