Chelsea’s pursuit of Juventus defender Alex Sandro has been well documented since the summer transfer window.

The Brazilian defender is understood to be keen on departing Turin as he seeks a new challenge, and Chelsea’s interest doesn’t appear to have disintegrated.

However, if they are to make a move for Sandro, they may be faced with intense competition. According to a report from the Daily Record, as cited by Football London, Manchester United also want to sign the former Porto defender.

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Sandro has established himself as one of the best left-backs in the world in the last 18 months, turning in some glittering displays for Juventus.

Along with this, Sandro has experience of playing as a left wing-back, which is sure to be attractive to Chelsea given Antonio Conte’s favoured three at the back systems.

Manchester United are lacking depth in the left-back role, though, and it seems Sandro is on their radar.

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