Chelsea set to ‘make final decision’ on defender Levi Colwill this transfer window
Chelsea set to make ‘final decision’ over defender Levi Colwill, while Leicester, Crystal Palace, Brighton and Nottingham Forest are all eyeing a move for the youngster
- Chelsea ready to decide whether to keep defender Levi Colwill or sell him
- 19-year-old helped Huddersfield to the championship play-off final last season
- Leicester, Crystal Palace, Brighton and Nottingham Forest all interested
- His departure would make way for Chelsea to sign two central defenders this window
According to reports, four Premier League clubs are interested in signing Chelsea hotshot Levi Colwill.
The defender, who is a product of Chelsea’s academy, was loaned to Huddersfield Town in the Championship last season as the Terriers narrowly missed promotion to the Premier League.
There were doubts the teenager could break into Chelsea’s first team, and according to… Fabrizio RomanoA decision will soon be made on Colwill’s future with Leicester, Crystal Palace, Brighton and Nottingham Forest ready to strike.
Levi Colwill impressed on loan with Huddersfield last season and could leave Chelsea
Colwill played 32 games on loan at Huddersfield last season, helping the team to the final of the play-offs before losing 1-0 to Forest at Wembley.
He scored an own goal in the game.
Nevertheless, Colwill is highly regarded, but Chelsea could be willing to cash in on the 19-year-old and be willing to listen to permanent offers.
The Blues are looking to bolster their rearguard this summer through a reshuffle following the departures of Antonio Rudiger, who has signed for Real Madrid, and Andreas Christensen, who is on his way to Barcelona.
The defender helped Huddersfield reach the Championship play-off final in 2021/2022
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel wants to rebuild his defense this transfer window
Thomas Tuchel is set to sign two centre-backs, while captain Cesar Azpilicueta has also been linked with a move to Spain.
Romano tweeted that Chelsea ‘will make a final decision on Levi Colwill’.
The player himself, however, per The sunsaid: ‘For me, playing for Chelsea will always be the main goal now, because it’s my club.
“But if that doesn’t happen, I’ll have to find other ways to progress and become the player I want to be.”
He is classified in different age categories of the English youth level and was part of the U17 squad that won the Syrenka Cup in 2019.
He made his debut for the reserves in March this year in a 4-1 win over Andorra.