Denzel Dumfries has been linked with a transfer away from Inter Milan in recent weeks. The Netherlands international is currently among the most talented right-backs in Europe.
He joined Inter from PSV Eindhoven in the summer transfer window of 2021. Dumfries has played 65 games (in all competitions) for the Milan outfit so far, registering seven goals and 10 assists. The 26-year-old defender helped the Nerazzurri win the Supercoppa Italiana in 2021 and Coppa Italia last season.
According to a report by Corriere Dello Sport, Chelsea are the favorites to sign Inter Milan right-back Denzel Dumfries transfer during the January transfer window.
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The Dutchman has recently revealed that the Blues were interested in signing him during the summer window. He said to the Athletic: “Of course, it’s a compliment. But when you put the Nerazzurri shirt on, that is also a big compliment. “
“I’m focused on the national team and I play for a very, very beautiful club in Italy. I’m very proud that I can play for Inter, so I am focused on nothing else but the national team and Inter.”
Graham Potter is looking to add a new right-back to his squad as a backup to Reece James. Denzel Dumfries is among his top targets in that regard.
Inter Milan values him at £52 million. Todd Boehly’s side are expected to make an approach to sign him during the January transfer window. Apart from Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United are other Premier League clubs who have shown interest in Denzel Dumfries transfer in recent weeks.
What will Denzel Dumfries bring to Stamford Bridge?
Denzel Dumfries is an athletic footballer, who is capable of playing anywhere across the right flank. His key strengths are his pace and crossing skills, coupled with his ability in the air.
The 26-year-old defender has played 15 Serie A games so far this season, registering one goal and two assists. According to WhoScored, he has registered 1.1 key passes, 0.5 tackles, and 1.3 aerial duels in the Italian top division this term,
The Dutch international has also been impressed with his performances at the FIFA World Cup 2022. He has registered one goal and two assists in four appearances for the Oranje thus far. Dumfries won the Man of the Match award for his performances against the USA in a round-of-16 tie.