Chelsea are now reportedly interested in Everton defender Lucas Digne as a possible target – and some of the club’s supporters on Twitter believe he should be the first choice option to be signed as the new left-back.

Football website ESPN has claimed that the Blues are now looking at the 26-year-old as a potential solution at full-back.

It is explained that Chelsea have eyed £75million-rated Ben Chilwell from Leicester City, but that Digne would be cheaper.

The report states that Chelsea are also joined by Manchester City in monitoring the Everton star, but the Merseyside outfit will be looking for a “high fee” in any potential transfer.

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Digne is a proven Premier League star that is the latest left-back to emerge as a Chelsea target, as they look for an upgrade on Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri.

The Frenchman has caught the eye for Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton this campaign for his offensive contribution, with seven assists in just 33 games across all competitions.

But the former Barcelona ace also looks more assured with his back to goal than the current left-backs on the books at Stamford Bridge.

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A selection of Blues fans on social media have responded to the Digne speculation by claiming he’s an ideal target at full-back, with some suggesting he’s much better than England international Chilwell.

Here are some Chelsea supporters discussing Digne:

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