Chelsea ready to get rid of seven players in order to finance Ben Chilwell, Timo Werner deals
Chelsea are supposedly hoping to get ride of seven players this summer to finance deals for Ben Chilwell and Timo Werner.
The Blues are reputed to have seen off competition from Bayern Munich and Liverpool to sign RB Leipzig striker Werner, who has £53.8m release clause in his contract.
Leicester City full-back Ben Chilwell is supposed to be Frank Lampard’s other significant target ahead of next season, however he will slow down them a further £60m.
So as to adjust the books, The Mirror asserts that various first-team squad individuals will be permitted to leave Stamford Bridge in the coming weeks.
Marcos Alonso, Jorginho and Kurt Zouma are for the most part as far as anyone knows surplus to prerequisites, while Ross Barkley has also been informed that he is allowed to search for another club.
Both Willian and Pedro are definitely leaving Chelsea this summer as they are out of contract and will before long be off the pay bill, meanwhile, and Michy Batshuayi is also set to be on out.
The report shows that Newcastle United and Crystal Palace are in the running for Batshuayi, who is presently much further down the hierarchy following Timo Werner’s impending arrival.