ANDREAS CHRISTENSEN is wanted by European giants Barcelona and Bayern Munich with strong interest in both, according to reports.
The Chelsea defender is out of contract in the summer and looks more and more likely to leave, despite the Blues’ best efforts.
And Fabrizio Romano said the Denmark international will make his decision soon as European heavyweights prepare to seek a free transfer.
He said: “Barcelona and FC Bayern are both very interested in signing him – club sources confirm.”
Christensen will be a huge loss for Chelsea, who are facing a defensive move with Antonio Rudiger and Cesar Azpilicueta also curtailing their deals.
The 24-year-old was featured in last season’s Champions League final win over Man City.
He has played a key role for Thomas Tuchel’s side this season, with 21 appearances and one goal in FA Cup destroys Chesterfield.
Chelsea wanted Christensen to stay but he has previously said he has ‘no opinion’ if he’s still in London next season.
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Bayern Munich are said to be interested in Christianen and see him as a potential replacement for their towering central defender Niklas Sule.
Barcelona are struggling to meet La Liga’s financial fair play rules and will be tantalized by the prospect of a quality young centre-back for free.
And the conversations between the two clubs are taking place as Chelsea Submit an offer for Barca midfielder Frenkie de Jong earlier this week.
Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid are also said to be very interested.
https://www.thesun.ie/sport/football/8216252/chelsea-christensen-bayern-munich-barcelona-free-transfer/ Chelsea star Andreas Christensen is wanted on a free transfer by Bayern Munich and Barcelona with a contract offer