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Chelsea set sights on Aston Villa star

Blues are looking to strengthen their squad during upcoming January window amid injury crisis

Chelsea Football Club is reportedly considering a move for Aston Villa defender Matty Cash, as the Blues look to reinforce their defence in the winter transfer window. The Poland international has emerged as a potential target amidst Chelsea's struggle to maintain consistency in their performances.

Despite spending extensively on new signings, the London side has not met expectations this season. Currently sitting tenth in the Premier League after 19 games, they have been plagued by poor results and injuries to key players. This disappointing run has led them to explore options for strengthening their squad.

In addition to covering for Reece James, Matty Cash can be equally reliable option at right-back

Chelsea captain and star right-back Reece James has barely featured this season due to injury woes. He recently underwent hamstring surgery that will sideline him for approximately four months. His backup, Malo Gusto - signed from Olympique Lyonnais - has had inconsistent outings which have further exacerbated Chelsea's defensive issues.

In light of these challenges, 26-year-old Matty Cash from Aston Villa appears on Chelsea’s radar as a possible solution.

Cash has been instrumental in Aston Villa’s impressive run this season; they currently find themselves just three points off the top spot in the Premier League standings. He boasts an impressive record having featured in 26 games across competitions so far this season, contributing three goals and two assists.

His consistent performance could provide much-needed stability to Chelsea's shaky defence line-up if he were brought onboard.

As sports fans and sports betting enthusiasts watch closely, it remains uncertain whether or not Chelsea will secure Matty Cash during the winter transfer window. However, given their current predicament and his proven track record at Aston Villa, such a move could be a strategic decision to bolster their defence and improve their standing in the Premier League.

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