August 18, 2022

Chelsea is reportedly planning a summer transfer move to secure the services of 22-year-old Burkina Faso International Edmond Tapsoba, who plays as a center-back for Bayer Leverkusen this summer, according to reports.

The 22-year-old Burkinabe star had been surrounded with transfer speculation linking him with a move out of the Bundesliga, with notable interest from several Premier League clubs.Arsenal has been credited with a keen interest in the Bundesliga center-back, as Mikel Arteta identified him as a way to bolster his defense, having seen David Luiz exited the club as a free agent and Hector Bellerin been linked with an Emirates Stadium exit.However, Chelsea has been reported to have joined Arsenal in the chase for the 22-year-old Bundesliga defender, as Thomas Tuchel identified him as a long-term replacement for Thiago Silva.Tapsoba has made 61 appearances for Bayer Leverkusen across all competitions and found the back of the net two times.

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