Chelsea are reportedly hoping to sign Real Madrid left-back Fabio Coentrao this summer as he looks likely to quit the club at the end of the season, according to CaughtOffside.
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The Blues could do with more options at left-back after some doubts over the future of Filipe Luis, who has not impressed in his first season at Stamford Bridge following a summer move from Atletico Madrid.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho knows Coentrao well from his time in charge at the Bernabeu, and may feel he is a more suitable player to rotate with Cesar Apilicueta on the left-hand side of his back four, particularly if he is available on the cheap at just £15m.
Coentrao has not always been a regular during his time in the Spanish capital, but has faced stiff competition from Brazil star Marcelo in the full-back slot.
Still, the Portuguese international has looked reliable whenever used and not out of place among the big names at Real.