Date:7th May 2022 at 11:00am
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Saturday morning marked the start of a new era for Chelsea, as Todd Boehly completed a takeover of the London side. 

In the early hours, an official statement from the club confirmed that a consortium fronted by Boehly, co-owner of the LA Dodgers, had completed the deal.

The news brings to an end weeks of uncertainty surrounding the club, following the sanctioning of previous owner Roman Abramovich.

Now, though, attention will once again turn to Thomas Tuchel’s team, who face Wolves at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.

The Blues have been in poor form of late, although a win would go a long way towards securing a place in the top four.

The takeover also means Chelsea should once again be able to buy and sell players again this summer, and it appears Tuchel has already identified one target.

As per Football London, the Blues are interested in Torino’s Brazilian defender Gleison Bremer.

Bremer has been impressive in Italy this term

The centre-back has impressed in Serie A this season and his form has seen him linked with a number of clubs, although it appears that Chelsea are among the frontrunners to sign the 25-year-old.

Bremer could be regarded as a replacement for Antonio Rudiger, who looks set to depart the club when his contract expires this summer.

Along with Andreas Christensen, Rudiger has failed to agree an extension with the Blues and will leave for free at the end of the season.

The Torino man could be a suitable replacement for Rudiger though, as the pair both play primarily on the left of a back three.

Bremer has started 32 of Torino’s 35 league games so far this term, and is valued at around £27 million.

That figure is just shy of the £29 million that Chelsea paid for Rudiger when he joined from Roma back in 2017, and considering how successful the German has been over the past 18 months, the Blues will be hoping Bremer can follow in the footsteps of Rudiger.

 
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