Chelsea could agree “quick” deal for highly talked about defender

Dasilva impressed during a season-long loan at Charlton last season

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Chelsea legend Frank Lampard is reportedly prepared to raid his former club for defender Jay Dasilva, according to the Mirror.

The Blues legend has taken over as boss of Derby County and was instantly linked with a move for former team-mate John Terry.

Dasilva, 20, who is yet to make a senior appearance for Chelsea, impressed during a season-long loan at League One Charlton last season – scooping the club’s Young Player of the Year award and he has been described as ‘better than Ashley Cole at his age’.

‘He is very similar I think to Ashley Cole and he is probably better than Ashley Cole was at his age. I played against Ashley at a young age,’ said former Leeds and Newcastle midfielder Bowyer.

‘Everyone knows how good Ashley was, he was probably our (England’s) best left back for a long, long time, offensive left back. Jay is the same.’

Dasilva is a versatile defender who can also operate as a wing-back. he helped the young Lions win their third consecutive title with a final win over Mexico.

The England youth international was rewarded with a four-year deal last July.



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