Chelsea set to rival Manchester United for Porto defender

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 03/12/2018

Chelsea is set o rival Manchester United for Porto defender Eder Militao, according to the report in the Daily Mail.

Militao moved to Porto from Sao Paulo to Porto this summer and he has established himself as a first-team player under Sérgio Conceição at the Estadio Dragao.

The former Sao Paulo defender has been in fine form this season and he has been noticed by Premier League top clubs have been on the alert for the Brazilian defender.

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The likes of Manchester United, Chelsea, Juventus and Everton have signified their interest in signing the defender who can operate as a defensive midfielder.

Chelsea is in the market to sign a defender and according to report in The Daily Mail, The Blues have now joined Manchester United in the Pursuit of the defender.

Militao shared the same agent as his fellow Brazilian compatriot David Luiz and Willan who also ply their trade with the Stamford Bridge outfit.

Militao is seen a replacement for Gary Cahill who is expected to leave the club at the end of the season, Porto has slapped a £44m price tag on the defender.