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Exclusive: Graham Potter wants a winger in January, but he also wants a center back who can compete for a first-team spot

Chelsea are considering a January loan deal for Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix to bolster Graham Potter’s attack for the second half of the season.

When the transfer window opens next week, Felix, 23, is available at a fair price

Spanish sources say that Atletico Madrid is expecting an offer from Chelsea as they try to get back into the Champions League.

Potter wants a center back to compete for a first-team spot in January.

But he also wants a winger to help support an attack that has scored 17 goals this season in the Premier League.

After Felix spent four seasons in Madrid following his move from Benfica in a deal worth more than £100 million.

Chelsea are considering a loan with an obligation to buy in the summer, depending on the terms Atletico Madrid want for Felix.

Atletico do not anticipate recouping the fee they paid in 2019, when Felix was also on the radar of other Premier League teams.

As he has fallen out of favor under Diego Simeone.

Since September, he has only started one Champions League match.

Chairman Todd Boehly is said to be willing to move quickly for a deal, even though Chelsea’s rivals have been keeping an eye on Felix.

Felix would contend as a left-sided forward who can likewise play on the right, with Kai Havertz in the edge to play as a focal forward.

Félix still has a good reputation among European clubs despite being out of favor with his club.

He started four games for Portugal at the World Cup and scored in their first victory over Ghana.

With Potter hoping to add a middle back to his crew in January.

Monaco’s Benoit Badiashile is in his sights, with the France worldwide expected to cost more than £30m.

Josko Gvardiol of RB Leipzig has long been a favorite of Chelsea’s, but other European teams are now vying for his signature.

After Raheem Sterling’s home was burgled during the World Cup

Potter has stated that robberies are now an occupational hazard for footballers.

In addition, Potter has warned that attempted robberies are becoming an occupational hazard for footballers.

Following the incident, Sterling flew home from Qatar and missed England’s victory over Senegal in the last-16.

When the house’s inhabitants returned, they discovered jewelry had been stolen.

Potter believes that the fact that football players are confronted with these threats is a reflection of the “world we live in,” as it was not Sterling’s first experience with such an incident.

In recent years, football players have become increasingly concerned about home security, installing panic rooms and spending a lot of money on guard dogs.

Inquired as to whether these occurrences are presently a word related danger for top players.

Potter said: ” Unfortunately, that is the world we live in, so it appears that way.

“Ultimately, everyone has to try their hardest to try to protect their families.

It is said that he has experienced it before. as well as to other club players.”

Potter acknowledged that Sterling has not yet been able to display his best performance in a Chelsea uniform since his summer transfer from Manchester City.

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