Chelsea report: Blues identify two defensive targets to replace injured Reece James

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Chelsea manager Graham Potter pictured ahead of his team's defeat by Newcastle (Image credit: Getty Images)

Chelsea have identified two potential defensive targets for the January transfer window, according to reports.

The Blues are looking to bolster their options at the back next month after Reece James suffered a knee injury during their 2-0 victory over Bournemouth in midweek.

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Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).