Chelsea are tracking young Norwich City right-back Max Aarons as he continues to impress in the Championship.
According to PA journalist Nick Mashiter, Chelsea and Arsenal are both monitoring the defender.
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Twitter: Aarons’ new deal comes with Arsenal and Chelsea tracking the defender, so good for Norwich to tie him down. #ncfc #cfc #afc (@nickmashiter)
Despite interest from Chelsea, Mashiter claims that Aarons is poised to sign a new contract with Norwich.
The 18-year-old has burst onto the scene in the Championship this season and made ten senior appearances for Norwich – scoring once against Cardiff in the League Cup.
Aarons is an England under-19 international and is able to play at right-back or left-back, showing his versatility.
Chelsea are likely to continue following him for the rest of the season.