Chelsea report: Blues locked in three-way battle for World Cup defensive star

Graham Potter
Chelsea manager Graham Potter is hoping to add players to his squad in January (Image credit: Getty Images)

Chelsea are one of three Premier League clubs keen to sign Josko Gvardiol, according to reports, after the Croatia international's star performances at this World Cup.

The 20-year-old has been one of the best centre-backs at the tournament, with Zlatko Dalic's side one win away from reaching a second successive final.

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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).