Chelsea rocked the summer transfer window and bought a lot, including Kai Havertz and Timo Werner. This winter, five players are leaving and will have to be sold.
Under the direction of Frank Lampard, Chelsea have found some colors for more than a season. Qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League by finishing first in their group, the Blues, who were defeated this Saturday on the lawn of Everton (0-1), are also third in the Premier League, in a championship that s ‘open announcement.
But residents of Stamford Bridge are also known for transfers. Besides the fact that they spent a real small fortune this summer, they also have many players on loan and therefore under contract. This winter, the management of the London team set out to sell no less than five items according to information from the Daily Express.
Kepa on the go too
Marina Granovskaia, the real right-hand man of owner Roman Abramovich, must therefore reduce Frank Lampard’s workforce. Topping the list of items for sale in Spanish porter Kepa Arrizabalaga. Destroyed from his position of number 1 by the former Rennais Edouard Mendy, he starts at 204,000 euros per week and he has four and a half years of contract left. It is going to be quite complex.
The full-back, Marcos Alonso, is turning thirty and also has a nice salary. He has only played three games since the start of the season and is also a favorite at the start. Having become the fourth central defender in the hierarchy, Andreas Christensen is also shown the exit door, just like Danny Drinkwater and Baba Rahman, who were already candidates at the start of the last transfer window. The summer has been scorching in Chelsea, winter will undoubtedly be too!