Edson Alvarez of Ajax is a favorite of Chelsea and has been for a while, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Although it isn’t yet confirmed, Chelsea trying to sign him in January is a possibility.
Since joining Ajax in 2019, the 25-year-old has made 119 appearances for the team.
He performs 2.59 tackles, 1.49 interceptions, and 1.34 blocks per game, placing him among the top 20% of defensive midfielders in Europe, according to the statistics website FBRef.
He wins 3.61 aerial duels per 90 minutes, making the Mexican the top defensive midfielder in Europe in that area. The Mexican is outrageously talented in the air.
A player is superior to other players in his position in Europe at a certain give component if a stat is near to 99.