At least three established Chelsea first-team players reportedly want to leave Stamford Bridge this summer which has had an impact on the team’s pre-season.
Chelsea have announced four players in addition to Antonio Rudiger will depart the club at the end of their contract after the Blues submitted their list of released players to the Premier League.
Alonso and Azpilicueta have reportedly been linked with moves to Barcelona, although Tuchel recently claimed that Chelsea are unlikely to let the latter leave on a cut-price fees.
Ziyech and pulisic.
Finally, the futures of attacking trio Ziyech, Pulisic and Werner are being spoken about. It doesn’t feel like any of them has found their very best form in a Chelsea shirt, which is why you couldn’t blame any for being open to leaving.
Saul signed on a season-long loan deal on transfer deadline day last summer. Things have not gone to plan for the Spaniard, though, during his short stint at Stamford Bridge and he is expected to return to Atletico Madrid at the end of the campaign.
Barkley has just over a year remaining on his current Chelsea contract and the Liverpool-born midfielder could be on the lookout for another club. The 28-year-old has featured just five times in the Premier League for the Blues this season.
After the “worrying” 4-0 pre-season defeat to Arsenal in the United States, Blues manager Thomas Tuchel highlighted how his team lacked commitment during the game compared to their London rivals.
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