Chelsea Name 15 Players They Want to Sell This Summer as Club Begin Overhaul

Chelsea Name 15 Players They Want to Sell This Summer as Club Begin Overhaul

Fred Kennedy
  • Chelsea have reportedly identified at least 15 players who could be offloaded this summer
  • Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen have already departed the club, with the duo moving to the La Liga
  • Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech headline a list of players who have been linked with potential Stamford Bridge exits

Chelsea could reportedly embark on a massive summer clear-out that could see the club offload as many as 15 players.

The Blues' summer transfer business has gathered pace in recent days, with the west London outfit sealing two major transfers in Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly.

Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech, Rudiger, Christensen, Stamford Bridge, Chelsea.
Timo Werner looks dejected during a Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. Photo by Mike Hewitt.
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Sterling moved to Stamford Bridge in a £50million transfer Koulibaly followed after transferring from Napoli in a £33.8million (€40m) deal.

According to The Mirror, Chelsea are now hopeful of signing both Jules Kounde and Prisnel Kimpembe from Sevilla and Paris Saint-Germain, respectively, in the coming weeks.

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Timo Werner top list of Chelsea players set for summer exit

However, the incoming could occasion massive summer exits, with Timo Werner headlining a list of 15 players who could depart.

Cesar Azpilicueta has also been backed to join the duo of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen in the La Liga.

Reports claim that Emerson Palmieri, Ethan Ampadu and Baba Rahman – will also be moved on again, potentially on permanent exits.

Tino Anjorin, Billy Gilmour, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Ross Barkley, Kenedy, Michy Batshuayi, and Armando Broja are the other likely departures.

Hakim Ziyech is possibly the other high-profile player believed to be on the verge of leaving Chelsea.

Ziyech has been linked with a possible switch to the Serie A barely two years after he joined them from Ajax.

Chelsea on verge of landing Sevilla defender Jules Kounde

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Chelsea are reportedly on the verge of signing French defender Jules Kounde from Sevilla this summer.

The Blues are said have agreed to meet Sevilla's asking price of £51million for the 23-year-old defender.

Kounde's move to Stamford Bridge will see him become Chelsea's third signing of the summer after the arrivals of Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly.