Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell wanted by Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid are looking to move for Leicester City full-back and England international Ben Chilwell, according to reports.

Diario AS cite a report in Cadena Ser that the 22-year-old is the favourite among Atleti officials to replace Filipe Luis, who is out of contract this summer.

Luis, 33, is out of contract at the Wanda Metropolitano and has been strongly linked with a move to Barcelona to provide back-up for Jordi Alba.

Chillwell played 3,240 minutes across 36 matches for the Foxes last season and he made five assists in that time, while he has also been capped six times at international level for England.

Diego Godin and Juanfran Torres have already both confirmed they are leaving Los Rojiblancos on free transfers this summer, while Lucas Hernandez is joining Bayern Munich, but Luis looks likely to leave too.

This appears to be a summer of revolution at Diego Simeone’s side with Antoine Griezmann also confirming that he is leaving with Rodri and Thomas Partey among others linked to exits.

Atleti have confirmed the €20m arrival of Felipe Monteiro from FC Porto, who is expected to replace Godin.

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