Emerson Palmieri close to joining Juventus from Chelsea

Emerson Palmieri close to joining Juventus from Chelsea

- Emerson Palmieri is set to beat the deadline day clock to join Juventus on loan from Chelsea

- The left-back has only made two appearances for the Blues in the EFL Cup this season

- The 26-year-old joined the Blues in 2018 under former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri

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Emerson Palmieri could make a deadline day move to join current defending Serie A champions Juventus, according to reports from Italy.

The Italian international has made just two appearances for Frank Lampard's side in the Carabao Cup but has failed to make matchday squads in Chelsea's four Premier League matches.

Emerson Palmieri close to joining Juventus from Chelsea to save career

Emerson Palmieri close to joining Juventus from Chelsea to save career. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The 26-year-old who has been frozen out of Lampard's side since the end of last season is understood to be keen on making a return to Serie A to save his international career.

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Italian news outlet Calciomercato, the Bianconeri have been in talks with the left-back's representatives and a loan deal could be sealed at any moment.

The Italy international has previously played for Palermo and Roma before he was signed by former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri in 2018.

Emerson has a year and a half left on his current contract at Stamford Bridge and could be handed a permanent deal based on performances.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly planning to make a surprise move Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger this transfer window.

The 27-year-old German has not featured for the Blues since the start of the 2020-21 season with Kurt Zouma, Andreas Christensen and Thiago Silva more preferred by Frank Lampard.

He only made the bench against his side's 3-1 victory over Brighton and hove Albion in their opening game earlier this month and since then, nothing has happened.

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Legit.ng also reported that Antonio Rudiger was left out of the Chelsea squad in the last two matchdays and now reports say Blues’ boss, Frank Lampard is considering a loan deal for the player wanted by French club, PSG.

Latest reports have it that the Ligue 1 outfit is ready to offer the player a season-long loan deal with a possible option to make it permanent.

With the arrival of Brazilian defender Thiago Silva, the Chelsea manager is no longer interested in Rudiger and this has sparked interest in PSG.

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