Chelsea summer transfer activities are already in full swing. With one of their players reportedly reaching an agreement to join Scottish powerhouse Rangers on a free transfer. As per TEAMtalk sources.
In order to address their significant spending in the past two transfer windows under chairman Todd Boehly. Chelsea must consider offloading a number of players from Stamford Bridge. This strategic move would assist in financial balancing and mitigate the risk of potential sanctions from Financial Fair Play regulators.
Streamlining the senior squad would not only aid Mauricio Pochettino in assimilating his new role. But also allow him to better tackle the challenges ahead. The imminent appointment of the former Tottenham boss as the new head coach of Chelsea is anticipated to be officially confirmed in the coming days.
However, the talented young right-back, Dujon Sterling, is expected to be one of the initial departures.
On loan at Stoke in the Championship this season, Sterling has been an active contributor. Featuring in 28 matches across various competitions.
What next after Chelsea for Sterling?
With his Chelsea contract coming to an end this summer, Sterling has been considering his next move. According to the Daily Mail’s report on Thursday, the talented full-back is nearing a transfer to Rangers.
According to information received by TEAMtalk, Sterling has reached an agreement on a four-year contract to join Rangers on a free transfer from Chelsea. This move will bring him back together with Rangers manager Michael Beale. Whom he previously trained under during his time in the Chelsea youth system.
Above all, the transfer is an exciting opportunity for the former England U20 international, as it opens up the possibility of playing in the Champions League next season. Rangers, having secured a second-place finish in the Scottish top flight. Have earned their spot in the third qualifying round of the upcoming Champions League campaign.
Moreover, Sterling will undoubtedly be eager for Rangers to progress to the group stage of the Champions League, providing him with the platform to showcase his skills in one of the most prestigious club competitions. It presents an opportunity for him to prove his worth and potentially demonstrate to Chelsea why they may have overlooked his potential by not providing him with more opportunities.
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