Chelsea ready to compete with Liverpool in the hunt for Konrad Laimer - Premier League club Chelsea is rumored to be competing with Liverpool in the hunt for RB Leipzig midfielder, Konrad Laimer.

The Austrian midfielder moved to Leipzig in 2017. He was transported from their sister club RB Salzburg.

Laimer immediately became the mainstay of the Leipzig midfield. So far he has made 167 appearances for the Bundesliga club in all competitions.

113 of them in the Bundesliga stage. He contributed seven goals and 13 assists.

Liverpool eyeing Laimer

Since last season, Konrad Laimer's name has appeared quite often in the gossip columns of the European media. Because his contract at RB Leipzig expires in the summer of 2023.

There is news that he could leave in the summer of 2022 yesterday. Laimer has also been linked with some of Europe's top clubs.

One of them is Liverpool. Laimer himself is claimed to be suitable to play in Jurgen Klopp's system.

Moreover, he is a versatile player. He can be played at right-back or wingback, outside of his original position as a central midfielder.

Chelsea joins the pursuit of Laimer

Liverpool is currently still in need of a new midfielder intake. Konrad Laimer doesn't appear to have been completely removed from the Reds' shopping list.

But now Liverpool will not be alone in chasing Laimer's signature. Because there are rumors that Chelsea also covet the 25-year-old player.

This gossip was exhaled by Bild. The German media say Chelsea will try to sign him in the summer of 2023, when he can be transported for free.

Chelsea is said to be after Laimer because Cesar Azpilicueta is getting older. Meanwhile Reece James needs players who can layer him.

Other Laimer Fan Clubs

Konrad Laimer has previously been linked with Manchester United. Precisely when the club was still managed by Ralf Rangnick.

Besides MU, there is also news of interest from the Bundesliga club, Bayern Munich. Laimer was once claimed to prefer to join Bayern rather than United.

Konrad Laimer himself previously also spoke about the news that he would move to Liverpool. But he denied the report.

Chelsea Match Schedule

Next Chelsea Match Schedule:

Match: Aston Villa vs Chelsea

Stadium: Villa Park

Day: Sunday, October 16, 2022

Kickoff: 20.00 WIB

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