Chelsea Coach, Thomas Tuchel could oversee a massive overhaul of the Chelsea squad this summer, as reports claims that Todd Boehly is prepared to allow Thomas Tuchel to rebuild the Chelsea squad this summer, according to his identity, just like Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp has done with Manchester City and Liverpool respectively.
The Chelsea new owner is yet to discuss transfer business with Thomas Tuchel, as they still await for the deal to takeover the club to be officially confirmed.
According to reports, Thomas Tuchel could be given up to £200 million by the new Chelsea owners, aside from the money they would generate from the sale of players this summer, to rebuild the squad.
Apart from the £200 million war chest that could be given to Thomas Tuchel this summer by the new Chelsea owners, they could still generate a further £210 million from the sale of players, thereby increasing their spending power in the transfer window to £410 million.
In this article, we will be writing on the players Chelsea could sell to generate £210 million this summer.
1. Romelu Lukaku – £70 million
Chelsea spent £97.5 million to sign Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan last summer, but the striker has failed to meet up to expectations at the club, and have to fight for his place in the Chelsea team.
Chelsea could cut on their loss on the striker this summer by allowing him leave the club at the end of this season, for a fee around £70 million.
2. Kepa Arrizabalaga – £35 million
Kepa is another Chelsea player who haven’t lived up to expected at the club, after making a record move for a goalkeeper from Atletico Bilbao in 2019.
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The goalkeeper is expected to leave Chelsea this summer, and he could be sold for a fee around £35 million.
3. Hakim Ziyech – £30 million
Hakim Ziyech haven’t really nailed a regular spot in the Chelsea starting eleven since he joined the club, although injuries might have also contributed to he failure in the Chelsea team.
According to reports from popular transfer window journalist Fabrizio Romano, he stated that Hakim Ziyech is available in the market this summer, as Chelsea would be willing to sell him for the right price.
4. Ross Barkley – £10 million
It’s quite unfortunate how the Ross Barkley career has gone at Chelsea, he was once a promising player with great potentials, but failed to make his mark at Chelsea.
He is expected to be sold this summer, and could cost a transfer fee of about £10 million.
5. Marcos Alonso – £15 million
Chelsea left back Marcos Alonso only have one year left on his contract with Chelsea, and it is believed that the defender is interested in a move away from the club this summer, with Barcelona his likely destination.
Chelsea would demand a transfer fee of around £15 million for the sale of Marcos Alonso.
6. Christian Pulisic – £45 million
Christian Pulisic has not been happy with his less participation with the Chelsea team since Thomas Tuchel became manager of the club, and could be looking for a move away from the club this summer.
Chelsea could cash in on the winger this summer, and could demand up to £45 million from any club who wishes to sign him.
7. Cesar Azpilicueta – £5 million
The media has constantly linked Cesar Azpilicueta with a move to Barcelona this summer, as it is believed that the defender could be interested in leaving the club at the end of this season.
Chelsea recently extended Azpilicueta’s contract by one year, which means any move away from the club this summer would attract a transfer fee.
With the sale of these seven players, Chelsea could generate £210 million this summer.