Borussia Dortmund join the hunt for Chelsea star Andreas Christensen

BVB are reportedly keeping a close eye on many centre-backs across the Europe.

As per British and German media, Borussia Dortmund have joined the hunt for Chelsea centre-back Andreas Christensen.

The Denmark international joined Chelsea from Brøndby IF on a free transfer in 2012. His contract is set to expire at the end of the 2021/22 campaign.

The centre-back has featured in 21 matches this term, netting two goals and providing one assist in all competitions.

Andreas Christensen
Andreas Christensen

The 25-year-old is considered to be one of the best centre-backs in Denmark. His record for Denmark is also impressive. Christensen has scored one goal in 54 matches for Denmark at senior level.

His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Borussia Dortmund.

The Borussia Dortmund manager is in the market for a new centre-back. Marco Rose is a known admirer of the player and is reportedly keen on the idea of bringing him this summer.

BVB are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.

Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund

The former Brøndby IF man has a good defensive mind, someone who can spot attacking threats and nullify them. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.

According to the report, “Borussia Dortmund are among the teams looking at Chelsea centre-back Andreas Christensen. The Danish international is a key member of the squad under Thomas Tuchel, but is pondering moving on at the expiry of his contract in the summer. According to Sport1, Dortmund are the latest club to join the queue to sign him on a free transfer. Christensen has held contract talks with Chelsea, but the two parties have not been close to an agreement. He may also believe that a move to Dortmund would allow him to play regular football, as he is not always first choice at Chelsea.”

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The German giants will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Christensen to join the club.

Andreas Christensen ideal fit for Borussia Dortmund?

Undoubtedly, he would be a fantastic recruit for Borussia Dortmund.

Andreas Christensen will be an ideal choice for Rose as he ticks all the right boxes in terms of what he demands from his defenders.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Dortmund.

It will be interesting to see where the player ends up this summer.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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