A transfer this summer could work for all parties and, having only paid 33 million to sign him from Ajax two years ago, there is reasonable cause to hope for significant resale value.
Renewing his deal should be a key priority. Such a framework could also make sense in any future loan agreement. However, the sale could still go ahead if no proceeds went to the Russian billionaire, according to a report from iNews. Almost a year younger than Baxter, Cumming has already had a taste of first-team life at Chelsea, holding the No 3 goalkeeper spot in 2019-20, Frank Lampards only full season in charge. The contract time frame means this summer would probably be the best time to sell the USA captain, but that also depends on a viable market developing for a player bought for 58 million in January 2019. What else do the sanctions imposed on Abramovich mean for Chelsea?  The following day, he earned his first cap, coming on as a half-time substitute in England's 100 win over San Marino. Will Toni Kroos leave Real Madrid in 2023? There is clear interest in him back in Serie A: previous club Napoli could soon have a central midfield vacancy if Fabian Ruiz leaves and Juventus have been admirers for several years. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. READ MORE: Cristiano Ronaldo issues one-word Man Utd transfer rumour verdict amid Chelsea links, Jules Kounde boost amid Barcelona transfer merry-go-round. Barcelona are confident of securing deals for Chelsea duo Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta which could hand the Blues a major transfer boost in their pursuit of Jules Kounde. First, it was Matthijs de Ligt, then Kalidou Koulibaly, with the latter having now sealed his move 34million move from Napoli confirmed.
Baxter is a credible option to back up Mendy next season, having made impressive developmental strides and overcome significant injury setbacks over the course of seven different loan spells at various levels in England and Scotland. Barca Times reported that Sevilla are asking for 55million (47million) to 65million (56million) to let him leave this summer. Chelsea have suffered a triple transfer blow in the defensive department with Nathan Ake the latest one of the three updates as speculation resumes about Jules Kounde's future. Another young defender who featured more for Tuchel than expected, though some of Sarrs shakier performances reinforced the idea that he isnt quite ready to be a serious first-team option. "The responsibility was even more on his shoulders, and he can handle it so far in a very impressive way. Almost 18 months into his tenure as head coach, Thomas Tuchel finally has the chance to remould the Chelsea squad in his image and he has new owners eager to help him to do so. Abramovich is unable to sell Chelsea, as things stand, after his assets were frozen. Chelsea are in no danger of losing record signing Lukaku, Chalobah or Broja any time soon. The Blues have been given a special license to continue with football-related activities but cant sell tickets to fans who arent season-ticket holders. One things for sure If you aint aim too high Then you aim too low. Despite automatically triggering a one-year extension clause in his contract due to the number of appearances he made last season, Azpilicueta is believed to have had a gentlemans agreement with Chelsea that he could move on this summer if he so desired. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.
Tuchel previously admitted Chelsea would have to re-evaluate whether to launch a future move for Jules Kounde, given the situation at centre-back has changed due to Chalobah's impressive form. Potentially, three defensive deals could fall through In the next few days, so where could Chelsea turn next?  Gallagher's family are Chelsea fans, and he lived a ten-minute drive from their training ground in Stoke d'Abernon. ", Declan Rice has already revealed stance on his future amid Chelsea transfer links, Chelsea news and transfers LIVE: All the latest updates and rumours from Stamford Bridge, Full Chelsea Premier League fixture list for 2022/23, Sell Timo Werner, keep Levi Colwill - How Chelsea's squad should look after the transfer window, Pep Guardiola has already told Thomas Tuchel what Nathan Ake offers amid Chelsea transfer move. Colwill, and those around him, in turn, will be watching closely to see if signings are made that might block his pathway to the first team. This provides a conundrum for numerous clubs around Europe, as they know that their players values will rapidly decrease the closer their contracts get to the expiry date.
His minutes dried up a little strangely after the turn of the year but he was broadly satisfied with his 30 appearances across all competitions, including starts in three of the clubs four finals. But any incomings will need to be balanced by outgoings in order to trim an unwieldy squad and seriously bloated wage bill. Tuchel wants the other to be a left-sided centre-back, with RB Leipzig prospect Josko Gvardiol among several names drawing serious interest from Stamford Bridge. You can unsubscribe at any time. Kepa Arrizabalaga (contract expires 2025). He has plenty of time left on his current contract, and should be a regular starter again next season. No talks have yet begun to extend Kovacics contract after he emerged as arguably Chelseas best, most dynamic and certainly fittest central midfielder last season. But he stepped up.
Sterling is highly regarded and impressed in pre-season last year, earning a new three-year contract. A largely solid presence since arriving from French club Rennes in September 2020, it is a sign of the trust in Mendy that Tuchel continued to insist he would remain Chelseas No 1 goalkeeper even as Kepa Arrizabalaga steadily recovered his form and confidence. Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Even a low-cost departure this summer would be a positive for Chelsea. Tuchel needs more positional cover for James, but Chelseas transfer budget is likely to be spread thin by the need to upgrade in other parts of the pitch. It would be shocking if this wasnt his final season at Stamford Bridge, though. Tuchels first choice to compete with Alonso when Chilwell got injured, Chelsea were foiled in their attempts to bring Emerson back to Stamford Bridge in January by the terms of a season-long loan agreement with Lyon. Will 2022-23 be Messi's final season in Ligue 1?
(Top photo: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images), Tuchel has maintained his trust in Mendy (Photo: Glyn Kirk/Pool/AFP via Getty Images), Baxter on loan at Accrington Stanley in February 2021 (Photo: Pete Norton/Getty Images), Time for Chelsea and Marcos Alonso to part ways? Get the latest transfer insights and analyses directly in your mailbox. However, in the final days of the window, Sevilla raised their asking price, given they had little time to bring in a replacement. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings. READ MORE: What are the biggest Bosman transfers in football history? The best option would be to part ways in this window, even for a modest fee. What an unmitigated disaster.
He also did well on loan at Blackpool in the Championship last season, at times as right wing-back and at times on the right of a back three.
"You cannot say what we wanted in the summer, and we do in the winter.  In April 2022 he was prevented by parent club Chelsea from playing against them in the FA Cup semi-final; Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel apologised for doing so. Out of contract in 2023: The best free agents available on a Bosman.  In October 2018 he signed a new contract with Chelsea until 2021. Jules Kounde is 'determined' to leave Sevilla amid previous interest from Chelsea.
The other half of the clubs 2020-21 Champions League-winning double six midfield pairing is in a similar situation, with a less obvious market.
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, On 8 October 2019, Gallagher received his first call up to the England U21 squad  and made his debut on 11 October 2019 as a substitute during a 22 draw against Slovenia in Maribor. He also made it apparent that Kantes persistent injury problems are a source of growing frustration. While much of the buzz around potential free transfers this summer is based on players whose contracts already expired in 2022, many of the biggest stars in the world will see their current deals run out next year. With a historic World Cup with Wales on the horizon, Amapadus future will be decided in pre-season. Despite going a long way towards returning to the level he displayed in his 2018-19 debut Chelsea season under Maurizio Sarri, Kepas position at the club stepping in for Mendy sometimes while being one of the highest earners in the squad isnt financially tenable. That new No 2 goalkeeper might not necessarily be a new signing.  On 14 January 2020, it was confirmed that Gallagher had been recalled by Chelsea, and the following day, he joined Swansea City on loan for the rest of the season. Its fair to say last season was a step back rather than forward at Chelsea for Werner, whose first-team minutes under Tuchel nosedived. [Quiz].
Expect a new No 2 to leapfrog the 30-year-old Englishman in the pecking order if Kepa leaves, but he might even stay at Stamford Bridge beyond his current deal if he so desires. , Gallagher's family heritage meant he was eligible to play for England, Scotland or the Republic of Ireland until he made a competitive appearance for any at senior level. Will they be sold this summer or in January, or will they run down their deals? During the summer transfer window, Chelsea pushed hard to bring the France international to Stamford Bridge. Barcelona have already secured deals for Andreas Christensen, Franck Kessie, Raphinha and Robert Lewandowski this summer, with Kounde being their next top target.
When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Today, he is a fringe squad player who has stagnated badly, is on wages that no other clubs appear keen to match, turns 29 in December and has seemingly no desire to facilitate a move somewhere he might feature more regularly.  Gallagher later said that his time at Swansea allowed him to be more creative as a player. Now seems a good time for Chelsea to say goodbye to Alonso, who has provided better value than expected into the final year of the 100,000-a-week deal he signed in 2018. The Blues really have got their gears in action this week after Raheem Sterling's signing was unveiled in the gleaming LA sunshine on Wednesday afternoon. Marcus Bettinelli (contract expires 2023). Marcus Rashford is out of contract in 2023. FootballTransfers has compiled a list of the best free agents available in 2023. However, he could find it a lot hard now to agree on a fee with Sevilla, especially considering the rumours that both Spurs and Real Madrid have joined this transfer race. football.london understands that the Blues are in talks with Paris Saint-Germain to sign Presnel Kimpembe after missing out on Nathan Ake, with Tuchel wanting three new central defenders being brought in externally to compensate for the loss of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen - with Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta set to follow suit.
Extending the Senegal internationals current deal isnt a priority, but his starting status isnt likely to be threatened any time soon unless his performances decline. The clubs new owners would be well advised to make addressing that their top priority as soon as this transfer window closes, because elite clubs in England and Europe are already monitoring the situation.
Jules Kounde option after Nathan Ake blow.  By the start of December, he had six goals and three assists for Crystal Palace, the most of any Premier League player aged 21 or under. Where else makes sense for Pulisic? He was happy with the decision and wants to fight his way into Tuchels first-team plans in pre-season but if he cant, another season out on loan is not the most appealing prospect after spending 2021-22 at the foot of the Premier League with relegation-bound Norwich. This is because as per The Athletic, Ake has mutually agreed with Man City to stay put this summer with Chelsea failing so far to match the asking price of 50million asking price. If we see the same need, but clearly, Trevoh is now here with us, and he deserves to be here with us.  He had minor heart surgery that year. Cesar Azpilicueta (contract expires 2023). If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. Used primarily in midfield but also at times as a centre-back, right-back and even wing-back, his versatility could appeal to Tuchel. Man Utd, Man City and Chelsea also all see a string of key first-team players needing their contracts renewing before the end of the 2022-23 season. (CFC), Signed a 1 year contract extension with Chelsea F.C. There will be no more of the one-year top-up contracts that have unnecessarily prolonged Kenedys underwhelming Chelsea career. Crystal Palace would love to sign him permanently after a brilliant year at Selhurst Park that won him an England call-up, but Chelsea are in a strong position contractually and should be in position to offer him serious minutes for them next season. Jules Kounde has been the top target for more than a year and should be one of the arrivals, as soon as a fee can be agreed with his Spanish club, Sevilla. Havertz has a healthy amount of time left to run on his current deal, leads Chelseas pressing system well and, with a little more consistency and composure in the final third, still has time to prove exactly what he was hoped to be.
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 In May 2019 he was an unused substitute in the 2019 UEFA Europa League Final, collecting a winner's medal, and was also awarded Chelsea's Academy Player of the Year for the 201819 season.
Chelsea gave Lokomotiv Moscow the option to buy him for 17 million when they borrowed him at the start of last season, albeit with an option to bring him back to west London for 34 million. Contract terms for all active Chelsea F.C. These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems.
There have since been productive loan spells at Stevenage, Gillingham and most recently MK Dons and, with one year remaining on his deal, another loan next season isnt attractive for him or for Chelsea. The two greatest players of their generation, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, both see their deals in Paris and Manchester end in the summer of 2023.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek (contract expires 2024). There is currently no prospect of Pulisic renewing at Chelsea under Tuchel, who continues to regard him as an impact substitute not a starter. We are finally in the end-game of Batshuayis career at Chelsea. , Gallagher has said his "best position is as a box-to-box midfielder  I can play deeper and I can play attacking as well", and was described by Lee Bowyer, his manager at Charlton at the time, as "an all-round midfielder. But many more big names are now into the final years of their contracts.
Beginning his career with Chelsea, he has spent loan spells at Charlton Athletic, Swansea City, West Bromwich Albion, and Crystal Palace. Rabiot is expected to run his contract down at Juventus, Manuel Akanji is unlikely to sign a new deal at Dortmund.
However, the Argentine has the option of a third year. Chelsea are in an even more difficult situation with Hudson-Odoi, whose transfer value has declined virtually ever since he signed a lucrative five-year extension to ward off persistent interest from Bayern Munich in 2019. The question, as with several of Chelseas other attackers, is who will step forward to pay an acceptable fee? We have taken our data from Transfermarkt. Tall, strong, a good reader of danger and very comfortable on the ball, the 19-year-old is the type of defender Chelsea would typically target in the transfer market, so Tuchel will want to take a close look once pre-season begins. Barcelona are interested in taking him home to Spain and getting him off the wage bill would give the club greater flexibility to reinvest in other areas particularly if returning loanee Emerson Palmieri, rather than a new signing, is deployed as cover for Chilwell. , In July 2021 Gallagher joined Premier League club Crystal Palace on a one-year loan deal. Chelsea are targeting two new senior defenders to fill the void created by the free-agent departures of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen. However, it seems that plan has now changed and football.london brings you the latest on the whole Kounde saga.
Chelsea will listen to offers this summer and Sarri has been linked with signing him again for Italys Lazio.
Your opinion changes, players change, you have evolvement in the group, you have an atmosphere that you build, you see who is absolutely reliable, and these connections build up and create something special hopefully in the group. Such versatility could be useful for Tuchel. The Guardian state that Boehly could revisit the Kounde pursuit as a result of the Ake setback. Chelsea, Man Utd, Liverpool: Europe's top clubs with most academy player minutes in 2021/22, Man Utd reach 'broad agreement' for 72m star at Old Trafford, West Ham could make four signings 'in the next week' at London Stadium, Man Utd: Dean Henderson's highlights for Forest have got fans talking. While in London and waiting for his official announcement before jetting off to America to join up with his teammates, Nathan Ake and Presnel Kimpembe looked set to follow suit but for one reason or another, this no longer looks likely. His tweet in this situation read: 'One things for sure If you aint aim too high Then you aim too low.'. Callum Hudson-Odoi (contract expires 2024). However, following key departures of the board, new owner Todd Boehly and Thomas Tuchel have other ideas. ", Kounde opens up on failed move in the past, Kounde has also revealed that his failed move to Chelsea in the summer affected him in the aftermath. The club have been happy to keep topping up his contract before sending him out on loan his 2021-22 season with Besiktas in Turkey was his fifth temporary spell away from Stamford Bridge in the six years hes been a Chelsea player and he has been happy to go along with it all, but the combination of new ownership and FIFAs tightening loan restrictions mean that path is no longer viable or desirable. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. The priority for Silva was always to keep playing at the highest level to ensure he would be ready to represent Brazil at this years World Cup, but his consistently stellar performances at the heart of the Chelsea defence last season suggest that time has not yet defeated the 37-year-old. This is expected to be followed shortly by a Kalidou Koulibaly announcement after a 34million deal had been agreed between the two clubs with the Africa Cup of Nations winner completing his medical in full on Thursday, football.london understands. He is happy at the club and ready to engage in that conversation when the time comes, but it would probably be in Chelseas interests to initiate the process sooner rather than later. Sign-up to the free Chelsea newsletter. The 26-year-old has significant time remaining on his 150,000-a-week deal and is focused on impressing Tuchel in pre-season. 'Serious' blow as Sevilla set asking price amid Barcelona competition.  In the same month, Gallagher was subjected to homophobic chants from a group of Leeds United fans; the club issued a statement which condemned this.
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp is a long-time admirer, but that possibility appears to have been extinguished by their blockbuster move to sign Darwin Nunez from Benfica. It had nothing to do with if we could sign another central defender or not. (Photo: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images), Levi Colwill impressed on loan at Huddersfield last season (Photo: John Early/Getty Images), Gilmour spent last season on loan at Norwich City (Photo: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images), Many clubs are waiting to see how Mounts situation develops (Photo: Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images), Lukakus Chelsea return has been a disaster (Photo: Ash Donelon/Manchester United via Getty Images), Colwill made huge strides in Huddersfield Towns defence while on loan last season. This is the situation, and it has an effect on our next decisions in the next transfer period. It was a broadly positive season for Loftus-Cheek, who ultimately leapfrogged Atletico Madrid loanee Saul Niguez in Tuchels central midfield pecking order and even started at right wing-back against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu and adapted to the role admirably. He will, however, be keeping a close eye on what any summer defensive reinforcements particularly Kounde mean for him. The groundwork for the deal was put in last summer before Sevilla suddenly increased their asking price so there remains confidence in west London that a deal can be completed.
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