Chelsea are closing in on Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis, but one World Cup finalist also mooted as a potential replacement for Roma-bound Ashley Cole is Argentina’s Marcos Rojo.
The 24 year-old is a classy and confident footballer, typified by this ‘Rabona’ clearance in his own penalty box against Bosnia in the World Cup’s group stages…
In fact, his overall form at Brazil 2014 was incredibly impressive, as seen below:
This nutmeg on Arjen Robben isn’t too bad either…
Measuring in at 6 foot 2 and capable of playing at centre-back or full-back, regardless of Chelsea’s Filipe Luis pursuit, the Sporting Lisbon defender remains a useful addition to Jose Mourinho’s squad.
Here’s some of Rojo’s best moments for his country and Sportinguistas:
But according to the Daily Express, Chelsea will have to stave off interest from Arsenal, Liverpool AND Manchester United for his signature.