Chelsea need to buy 3 more stars after having Ziyech, but they must also sell at least 6 players to make these costly expenses.
Chelsea paid £ 37 million to buy winger Hakim Ziyech from Ajax and now proceed to complete the transfer of Timo Werner from Leipzig for a fee of £ 53 million.
Coach Frank Lampard was also given the green light by the club’s management team for Leverkusen’s attacking midfielder Kai Havertz and Leicester full-back Ben Chilwell.
If you make all the contracts, the spending of the Blues in the summer can be up to nearly 250 million pounds. But this cost will be partially offset by the liquidation of surplus players.
Emerson Palmieri, Davide Zappacosta, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Michy Batshuay, Daniel Drinkwater, and Victor Moses all know that they are not in Lampard’s plan.
The player Chelsea can earn the most is Bakayoko, who spent the club 40 million pounds 3 years ago.
Bakayoko is earning £ 110,000 a week and can go to AC Milan on a permanent deal after having spent a season on loan here. Of course, the Blues have a significant discount for this midfielder.
Left-back Emerson is also likely to come to Italy while being the target of both Juventus and Inter Milan. However, selling right-back Zappacosta is more difficult when he is recovering from a long-term injury.
Similarly, the value of Drinkwater has dropped compared to when it was purchased from Leicester for £ 35 million. Chelsea certainly have to accept heavy losses to get rid of players who no longer have any role for the team.
In the strikers, Batshuayi is also on his way out as only an option after Werner, Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud.
In the case of Moses, Chelsea may have to reduce the price of 10 million pounds for Inter Milan to buy off as an option after a loan season.