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The 5 unwanted players difficult for Chelsea to dispose

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West London outfit Chelsea have got a number of redundant players but doing away with them has been a difficult thing for the club as they are either not finding the best clubs or their price tag is not being met.

With the January winter transfer window approaching, disposing of some of these players will be a major project for the Blues team so as to create space in the team and get new players.

Some of these players became redundant following the busy transfer activities of the West London outfit in the last summer transfer window as Chelsea brought in a number of new legs.

Kepa Arrizabalaga tops the list of players the Blues owners will seek to dispose of because of the high financial burden on the club without playing regularly. The Spanish goalkeeper committed unforgivable blunders which forced manager Frank Lampard out to the transfer market to bring in Edouard Mendy.

The former Rennes shot-stopper immediately sealed his place in the team. Most clubs are now finding it difficult to come asking for the signature of Kepa Arrizabalaga because of the high wage and fee that could be requested.

For Marcos Alonso, the arrival of Ben Chilwell from Leicester City is forcing him out of the club for a fresh start elsewhere. He cannot afford to sit on the bench. He has been handed a few minutes but that is not enough. It is expected that he would lead the exit door with Italian Serie A outfit Juventus reportedly preparing an offer for him.

Andreas Christensen is also not having enough playing time and wants to leave Chelsea. The Dane might be favoured for playing time but he is not immune to making the occasional blunder and the Blues cannot wait to part ways with him.

Andreas Christensen has admitted he makes big mistakes but has vowed to learn from them. He is still young at 24 years with plenty of time to make it up but it is unknown if he will be trusted at the Stamford Bridge again.

Danny Drinkwater is one of the Blues players that has not played a single game at Stamford Bridge this season. He has made it clear he wants to leave. The former Leicester City star came in with lots of prospects

The same applies to Baba Rahman who has had several loan spell and cannot nail a place in Frank Lampard’s team. He has not seen any minute this season.

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Chelsea player that is “a killer” revealed

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Former prolific midfielder, Joe Cole, has revealed that in Romelu Lukaku, The blues now have a “killer” in their squad who will score more goal.

Romelu Lukaku scored the only goal as Chelsea began their Champions League campaign with a slim 1-0 victory over Zenit St Petersburg on Tuesday.

That was Romelu Lukaku fourth goal in four matches since returning to Stamford Bridge in a £98million deal from Inter Milan this summer.

Joe Cole has accepted the fact that Romelu Lukaku was not at his best against Zenit, but said his powerful nature makes him the perfect man to lead the team under Thomas Tuchel.

“I’m going to throw this out there, I think he’ll be top scorer in the Champions League this season.

“Lukaku didn’t even have one of his better games, he was a little bit scruffy but he’s a finisher now, a killer. Once that ball was delivered there was only going to be one winner, he’s a great finisher,” Cole said on BT Sport.

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Legend ignores Man Utd, names six teams that can win champions league

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Experienced legend, Danny Murphy has listed the six clubs he thinks can win the Champions League this season.

His list include title holders Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool. However, Manchester United was not mentioned.

Danny Murphy predicts English clubs could be a dominant force in Europe this campaign, with Chelsea hoping to defend the title they won after beating Manchester City in last season’s champions league final.

For Liverpool, they reached successive Champions League finals in 2018 and 2019 and would be eager to challenge for another this seasonn.

Danny Murphy insists Manchester City are one of the favorites as with Chelsea, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, PSG and Atletico Madrid.

Asked which teams he expects to challenge for the Champions League title, Murphy told MailSport:

“I personally think the winners will come from one of six – Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and PSG.

“Atletico are an outsider because Diego Simeone has matchwinners in Luis Suarez and Griezmann in addition to the remarkable team spirit he’s fostered.”

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Tammy Abraham ‘fits the bill’ as an Arsenal signing, says Winterburn

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With Arsenal interested in the signature of Chelsea striker, Tammy Abraham, they have been told by their hero, Nigel Winterburn that the England international fits the profile of a potential signing for the club.

Tammy Abraham looks set to leave Chelsea this summer as the Blues continue their pursuit of Erling Haaland. He is also out of favour at the club with lack of playing time. He earned 22 Premier League appearances last term, scoring six goals which is not enough for him.

Reacting to the news, Winterburn said (via Goal): “He certainly would fit the bill of recent Arsenal signings, young with a point to prove.

“People will question his consistency but what you want is for these young players to get a run in the team.

“Is he going to get a run in a team if Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is playing well? Probably not unless Aubameyang can be switched to the left-hand side – although you then need to leave out either Nicolas Pepe or Bukayo Saka.

“With Abraham, there’s potential there and development for a young, young player. So, I think it’s an option [for] Arsenal, although with Alexandre Lacazette being linked with a move away, it could be just a name that has been thrown into a hat.”

He will replace French striker, Alexandre Lacazette who is also opened to leaving the Emirates Stadium for £15 million after scoring 17 goals in all competitions last season.

When asked about Lacazette, Winterburn continued: “Arsenal shouldn’t sell Lacazette unless they’ve got an upgrade in place. I wouldn’t let him go until we have secured another striker. I’ve said that all along.

“Lacazette is a different striker to anything Arsenal have at the club. When he’s in top form, he holds the ball up well, his link-up play is good.

“I suppose his strike rate is not the very, very best of what you want, but then we are not at the very, very top of the league either at the moment as well.

“So personally, at the moment, I don’t want to see him go, unless we’ve got someone coming in that’s going to excite me.

“I wouldn’t let him go and then we haven’t got anybody else to bring in. For me, that’s just way too risky.”

He’s been linked with a surprise move across London. Reports have suggested Arsenal are monitoring his situation and could make an offer if Chelsea decide to leave him leave.

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