Chelsea in the battle to sign €75m-rated Bundesliga centre-back

Chelsea are closely monitoring RB Leipzig centre-back Josko Gvardiol. The London giants are set to challenge Tottenham for the signature of Croatia international. The 21-year-old centre-back has been fantastic in the Bundesliga and has attracted a lot of attention from across the globe.

Josko is one of the most sought-after footballers in the world. Gvardiol has been performing at a very high level for the past year. And, his displays for the German club have not gone unnoticed.

The Croatian centre-back came into the limelight at the World Cup 2022. Josko stole the show with his outstanding defensive display at the global event. Gvardiol helped Modric’s Croatia reach the semi-finals of the marquee event.

Josko joined RB Leipzig back in the summer of 2021 from Dinamo Zagreb. It has not taken him long to become their man stay. Gvardiol has played 75 games for the Bundesliga club and has eight goal contributions to his name. Meanwhile, Josko has played 29 games in the ongoing campaign and has two goals to his name.