PSG set to go head-to-head with Chelsea for £15m star

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Chelsea’s hopes of bringing Abdul Rahman Baba to Stamford Bridge have been dealt a blow with the news that Paris Saint-Germain are also keen on the left-back.

Jose Mourinho’s side lost Filipe Luis earlier this week when the Brazil international completed his long-awaited return to Atletico Madrid [BBC Sport].

The Brazil international arrived in West London last summer having won the Liga BBVA crown, and with an appearance in the Champions League final under his belt, the Selecao star had the potential to be a big hit at Stamford Bridge.

However, the full-back failed to dislodge his rival Cesar Azpilicueta, and ended up leaving the Premier League giants after only one season, having made only nine starts for Mourinho’s outfit.

He returns to his former side, surely looking to make up for lost time.

Chelsea have been linked with a move for Galatasaray full-back Alex Telles as a potential replacement for Filipe Luis [Independent], but the favourite for the spot appears to be Ghana left-back Baba [Metro].

The Augsburg man is coming off the back of a fine campaign in the Bundesliga, and has been linked with a move to the Blues for much of the summer.

However, while reported interest from Manchester City, Arsenal and Juventus has failed to lead to a move [The Guardian], the defender now has new suitors.

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According to the Daily Mail, Paris Saint-Germain are also keen on the defender, who may be sought as a replacement for Lucas Digne, with the French full-back heavily linked with a move to Liverpool [ESPN].

The Mirror report that Augsburg would be looking for a fee of £15 million to agree to the sale of their full-back.

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