Chelsea Transfer News: Chelsea traveled to the United States without two key players in their squad. As the English Premier League club prepares for pre-season matches, their two-player N’Golo Kante and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are yet to receive the vaccination.
Chelsea played US club, Nevada, in a friendly this Saturday. Chelsea won the friendly despite missing two midfielders. The lack of responsibility towards regulation could cost matches to the two midfielders.
The German manager of the club, Thomas Tuchel has the first time expressed his criteria for the transfer market. The manager is considering vaccinated players in the summer transfer market, as reported by The Mirror.
The Chelsea manager also expressed that some players he would like to take without vaccination, but in his words “It is part of daily life now.” The German manager further said that two midfielders missing out on a pre-season tour is not a likely scenario.
“It is at the moment a very normal decision to get vaccinated. Both players took the decision not to. We need to follow the rules. They cannot join us. They know about the consequences. We don’t like it. Of course not,” the manager further added to The Mirror.
Chelsea Transfer News: Kalidou Koulibaly Joins Chelsea as the Club Continues to Pursue Paris Saint German’s Centre Back
Kalidou becomes the club’s second signing in this summer transfer window. The club has already signed Raheem Sterling in a 50-million-pound deal with Manchester United.
The Napoli player has joined the Blues in a 40-million-pound deal. Kalidou has signed a four-year contract with Chelsea. The player is expected to strengthen the center of defense for the club.
Chelsea has recently lost two of their defenders for free. As their contract expired, Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen left the English premier league club on free transfers.
Antonio Rudiger went to Real Madrid and Andreas Christensen moved to Barcelona for free.
The Blues also have their eyes on signing Presnel Kimpenmbe from PSG. The Frenchman is reported to be in the plans of Chelsea as they move forward.
The club is expected to make a 45-to-50-million-pound offer to the German club for Presnel. PSG has asked 60-65 million pounds for the Frenchman, as noted by football journalist Fabrizio Romano.
Chelsea has recently defeated Nevada in their ongoing US tour by 2-1. The club is trying to compensate well for the lost defenders as the club prepares for the new season.