Date: 27th October 2016 at 6:00am
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If reports are to be believed, Alessio Romagnoli is set to reject any approaches from Chelsea in order to stay with AC Milan…

According to Sports Mediaset Premium (via the Sun), Alessio Romagnoli is not discussing a departure from Italy – amid reports that Chelsea are set to launch another January pursuit for the young defender.

The Italian will join a long queue of failed defensive pursuits should the reports ring true, with Antonio Conte thus far proving unsuccessful in his pursuit of defensive reinforcements.

However, there is still hope for the Italian boss. There are a host of top level defenders that could yet provide Conte with the defensive stability that he desires.

With that said, here areĀ 3 defensive alternatives to Alessio Romagnoli for Chelsea…