Chelsea set to rival Man City and Liverpool for Napoli defender

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 09/10/2017

Faouzi Ghoulam

Chelsea is set to rival Manchester City and Liverpool for Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam as the Italian club is prepared to sell the Algerian international, according to report in the Daily Express.

The Premier League Champions have expressed their interest in signing the left-back in January, the Algeria international will be out of contract at the end of the season and is stalling on a new deal.

Napoli look to sell him when the transfer window is opened in January than to lose him for nothing next summer.

Manchester City and Liverpool are also interested in signing the defender to bolster their squad so as to challenge in all competition.

Manchester City want him in order to replace injured Benjamin Mendy who is out of the season due to knee injury.