Date: 19th February 2023 at 8:24pm
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Southampton piled more pressure on Chelsea manager Graham Potter with a 1-0 win over The Blues at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.

The London side had won just two of their previous 15 games across all domestic competitions before the arrival of Southampton, and they remain in tenth place in the Premier League table following the defeat.

Since taking charge of the club, Chelsea owner Todd Boehly has spent big to bolster Potter’s squad, completing no fewer than 16 permanent signings as well as landing Denis Zakaria and Joao Felix on loan deals.

Despite having already spent big and overhauled the squad, Chelsea are also said to be interested in a number of other players, and one of their targets could soon be available.

As per Fabrizio Romano, Borussia Monchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram will leave the German side as a free agent at the end of the current season.

“We have to accept that there are bigger clubs where Marcus might go,” the club’s director, Roland Virkus, told Sport1.

Thuram, 25, has been in fine form for the Bundesliga side this term, scoring 14 goals and providing four assists across all competitions.

Thuram will leave Monchengladbach at the end of the current season

The forward was also part of the France squad that reached the final of the World Cup in Qatar in December, but his deal with Monchengladbach is set to expire this summer and it has now been confirmed that he will leave.

Last month, Chelsea were rumoured to be interested in signing Thuram, with his current side supposedly prepared to let him leave at a cut price in order to avoid losing him for free this summer.

Thuram ultimately stayed put, though, and he has now entered into the final few months of his contract.

Romano also claims that Thuram has attracted interest from unnamed clubs in Spain, Italy and England, although it remains to be seen whether or not Chelsea will renew their interest in the Frenchman during the upcoming summer transfer window.

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