Daily Mail: Man United reportedly tracking Chelsea defender Reece James
- Chelsea rivals are keeping tabs on the Blues loanee.
- James is valued at £15m.
- The defender was among the most prominent players of the Championship this season.
- It is expected Chelsea will make James a part of the first team for the next campaign.
Manchester United have been monitoring Chelsea loanee Reece James, who is currently enjoying a fine spell at the Championship side Wigan Athletic. This is according to the British outlet Daily Mail.
It is worthy of note that James has a sister Lauren, who is a player at the United Women team and has helped them win the Women's Championship title this season.
Daily Mail claim that Manchester United are tracking ‘£15 million rated’ Chelsea full back, Reece James.— Simon Phillips (@SiPhillipsSport) 23 апреля 2019 г.
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According to the source, Reece is valued at approximately £15m and other Premier League teams besides United are also tracking his progress.
James has made 43 appearances for Wigan in the current campaign and was even named in the Championship Team of the Season.
The 19-year-old is tied to Chelsea until 2022 with a new four-year deal signed just last summer.
✍️ Reece James’— Maurizio Ⓜ️ (@CFCNewsReport) 22 апреля 2019 г.
- Is he ready for next level and be in the Chelsea squad next season? Yes/No
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Chelsea have already rejected a £10m from Brighton for the defender. According to the Evening Standard, Chelsea are considering bringing back Reece James following the conclusion of his loan to Wigan this summer. This necessity is further strengthened by the transfer ban imposed by FIFA.