According to the Daily Mail, with Ashley Cole widely expected to leave west London this summer, Chelsea are set to move for Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis.

Amid a footballing world caught up in the growing trend of adventurous full-backs, the Mattress Makers’ No.3 is a throw-back to more defensive traditions, boasting an incredible average of 4.1 tackles per match this season.

And of course, interest in the 28 year-old comes off the back of a sensational campaign for Atletico, which saw the Vincente Calderon outfit claim the Spanish title and reach a Champions League final.

Determined to make his Blues outfit into even more formidable Premier League title contenders however, it’s unlikely the Brazilian will be Jose Mourinho’s final acquisition of the summer.

With that in mind, here’s a list of SIX signings who could follow Filipe Luis to Stamford Bridge this summer, some inspired by his arrival, others more coincidental.


Left Back - Filipe Luis

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