Chelsea news and transfers recap: Lucas Digne update, Sergio Dest price, Tuchel eyes right-back

Hello everyone and welcome to’s live Chelsea blog on Saturday.

The transfer window is now in full swing and clubs in the Premier League are starting to make significant moves, with Newcastle United having sealed the signature of Kieran Trippier, whilst Aston Villa have confirmed the arrival of Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona.

Chelsea have not done any business as of yet, but it is not expected to last very long. Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has hinted that the Blues will dip into the market throughout the course of the month as he attempts to alleviate the strain on his injury-hit squad.

Lucas Digne, Sergino Dest and many others have already been linked as Tuchel eyes defensive reinforcements.

Away from transfers, the Blues are also in action this evening as they host Chesterfield in the third round of the FA Cup. We will be bringing you all the build-up, team news and reaction from west London throughout the day.

With that being said, make sure you keep the blog locked so that you don’t miss a single development.

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