Chelsea will offload Todd Boehly purchase for FREE to European giants: report
Chelsea are set to let one in every of their greatest flops of the final 12 months depart Stamford Bridge for completely nothing this summer season.
It has been a bruising season for the Blues, following Todd Boehly buying the membership final yr and investing round £600 million in taking part in expertise. Thomas Tuchel was sacked early on, changed by Graham Potter, who in flip was relieved of duties, with membership legend Frank Lampard taking interim cost.
Lampard has misplaced each one in every of his six matches in cost, nevertheless, the most recent being a 3-1 defeat to Arsenal, by which the Blues boss gave Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang his first begin for the reason that reverse fixture earlier than the World Cup.
Aubameyang was hooked after 45 minutes and in line with the Each day Telegraph (opens in new tab), the choice has been made to let him depart for nothing – simply as he did from the Emirates Stadium in January 2022.
The Gabonese goal-getter was introduced into the fold following a formidable second half of final season at Barcelona as a cut-price choice to work with former supervisor, Tuchel. The German was sacked only a recreation into the pair’s reunion, nevertheless.
Now, Auba may have the selection of AC Milan, Atletico Madrid or a return to Barça to select from if he desires to stay in European soccer. Main League Soccer may very well be on the playing cards, in any other case.
The likes of Mateo Kovacic, Conor Gallagher, Christian Pulisic, Kalidou Koulibaly, Hakim Ziyech, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Kai Havertz, Edouard Mendy and Kepa Arrizabalaga might all observe Aubameyang – nevertheless, Boehly is decided to maintain Arsenal goal Mason Mount.
Chelsea sit twelfth within the desk on 39 factors. Extremely, they’re nonetheless not mathematically immune from relegation, following 4 straight defeats within the Premier League.
Aubameyang is alleged to be price €7m by Transfermarkt (opens in new tab).
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With Chelsea heading in direction of their worst-ever Premier League end, Gary Neville has hailed the anticipated appointment of Mauricio Pochettino as an excellent transfer.
The Blues have been linked with Sadio Mane, together with Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar, in a bid to enhance their squad. Romelu Lukaku has additionally been mooted for a return to the squad, although outgoings are inevitable. Mason Mount is linked with a Premier League transfer, as N’Golo Kante might nicely be part of Arsenal.
In the meantime, Jurgen Klopp has instructed he is loved Chelsea’s struggles this season.