Chelsea’s defense has seen a makeover in 2017/18 with a plethora of new faces, and one of those players is drawing significant attention from the Camp Nou.
The 21-year-old has worked his way into the Chelsea starting XI this season, alongside mainstays Gary Cahill and Cezar Azpilicueta in the team’s back-three system. With David Luiz out injured, Christensen has often been Conte’s first-choice, despite the club also bringing in ex-Roma center back Antonio Rudiger this summer.
Barca have yet to lose a match this season in either domestic or European competition since their Spanish Super Cup defeat to Real Madrid back in August.
The club has been short-handed defensively though with Samuel Umtiti sidelined due to injury, leaving Gerard Pique and Javier Mascherano to fend for themselves.Follow @MattReedFutbol