Chelsea Transfer News: The Blues have had a tough start to the season, especially in the transfer market. All their transfer targets either refused to join them or were hijacked by certain Spanish clubs. Chelsea had a tough start to their season, especially in their backline. Players like Rudiger Christensen left them leaving a huge void in their backline. Chelsea tried getting Kounde but failed.
Chelsea has suffered another significant setback in their effort to catch up to Manchester City and Liverpool, who are currently leading the Premier League title race. Todd Boehly has been instrumental in making sure that Thomas Tuchel’s goals are realized ever since the American-led consortium acquired control of the west London club.
The Talent Acquisition and scouting chief post is vacant at Chelsea since the ownership change. The Blues tried to get in former Liverpool man Michael Edwards for that job. But according to reports, Edwards has declined Chelsea sighting for personal reasons.
With all that drama ongoing behind the scenes and just a few days remaining until the transfer window shuts we bring the latest news regarding Chelsea transfers.
Chelsea Transfer News: Anthony Gordon to Chelsea
With Chelsea wanting a versatile winger they had set their eyes on Everton’s young Anthony Gordon. Blue’s first bid of 40 million was rejected by Toffees. Everton reportedly is holding on to their position of 50 million for Anthony Gordon.
Thomas Tuchel is impressed by the versatility shown by the youngster as he plays in different positions on that right-hand side quite easily. Gordon can play as a right winger or right wing-back or in a false 9 role which perfectly makes him an ideal candidate for Tuchel’s Chelsea.
Hudson-Odoi pushing for a move away
Hudson- Odoi is one such player which looks forgotten. He hasn’t been included in any of Thomas Tuchel’s squad and looks like he will end up leaving Stamford Bridge.
Recently, Hudson- Odoi was named in the Chelsea development squad match against Fulham. But then it was revealed just before the match that Hudson- Odoi will not take part in that match owing to its uncertain future.
According to journalist Nizaar Kinsella, The 21-year-old winger has a few good offers and is considering them. Few Premier League clubs like New Castle, and Everton is interested in him. Over 20 clubs in Europe are pursuing the winger. He is most likely only leaving his childhood club on loan for the current season.
Chalobah looking for a way out
Trevoh Chalobah, one of the breakout stars from the last season, might leave Stamford Bridge.
According to reports of Simon Phillips, the defender might fall down the pecking order with the arrival of Fofana from Leicester. Another blow to Chalobah’s being first-team regular was Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta signing a 2-year contract extension.
Thus Chalobah might leave the club on a temporary one-season loan in search of regular football.