USA defender Matt Miazga heading to PL in next 24 hours: Chelsea linked

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An intriguing transfer rumour has started doing the rounds in America overnight on Tuesday/Wednesday and all eyes will be on the next move from New York Red Bulls defender Matt Miazga.

Miazga emerged as a defender of real promise last season for the New York Red Bulls and also impressed for the USA at the Under-20 World Cup.

The 20-year-old is out of contract at the New York Red Bulls at the end of 2016 and looks set to be forcing a move to Europe in the next 24 hours, according to former MLS player and now pundit Taylor Twellman.

Miazga is represented by Kia Joorabchian and former Blackburn and Spurs defender Ryan Nelsen who appear to have facilitated his move to the Premier League. He holds a Polish passport so will qualify for a work permit to play in England.

So, where will Miazga end up?

One reliable source suggests Chelsea, who could do with an injection of a younger, fresh defender.

And, Chelsea would make sense considering Kia Joorabchian’s links with the club.

Other teams to have been linked include Sunderland and Leicester. Whilst Manchester City cannot be ruled out…