Chelsea have been linked with yet another defender…

According to the Sun, Chelsea are set to target Newcastle defender Jamaal Lascelles – as Antonio Conte looks to sure up his faltering Chelsea defence.

The Newcastle skipper has been in fine form this season, and his defensive solidity has been crucial as Rafa Benitez’ side continue to dominate the Championship

The links have been met with some criticism given that Lascelles would be a low-profile signing, especially when compared to reported targets like Leonardo Bonucci – but in reality, the deal actually makes quite a lot of sense.

With that said, here areĀ 3 reasons why Newcastle star Jamaal Lascelles would be a great signing for Chelsea…

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