Pochettino and the Purge: Eight Players on the Chopping Block

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Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly determined to trim down Chelsea’s extensive squad during the upcoming summer transfer window. The Sun has revealed that the 51-year-old manager intends to offload up to eight players. Aiming to reduce the squad size to approximately 25 players.

The announcement of Pochettino as the new Chelsea manager is to be in coming days. Signaling the end of a lengthy recruitment process that has kept fans in suspense.

Early reports are starting to surface regarding the players that the Argentine manager is keen on building his team around in West London.

Among the players that Mauricio Pochettino reportedly wants to build his team around in West London are homegrown talents Mason Mount and Levi Colwill. Who previously were to be potentially leaving the club at the end of the season. Additionally, there have been discussions about which players might be considered surplus to requirements under the new managerial regime.

It is in wide regards that Chelsea will need to sell several players this summer to maintain financial balance after significant investments in two consecutive transfer windows. As a result, there could potentially be a “fire sale” at Stamford Bridge. this puts several squad players at risk of being offloaded

Pochettino is serious about these chopping’s

Above all, recent reports suggest that discussions are progressing positively for the potential transfer of Ruben Loftus-Cheek to Serie A club AC Milan. The midfielder has experienced another season marked by infrequent appearances. With a significant portion of them occurring in an unaccustomed right-back position.

Moreover, talks regarding Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s potential transfer to Serie A club AC Milan are reportedly going well. The midfielder has had a season characterized by limited game time. Often playing in an unfamiliar right-back position.

However, the Evening Standard reports that several Chelsea players are in considerations for potential departures. With Transfer market valuations indicating that their sales could generate up to £136 million for the club. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is likely to be the first player to leave Chelsea. As he is of deeming surplus to requirements after just one season with the club. The Gabon international, valued at £6 million. It is of belief to have caught the interest of Barcelona, despite his initial reluctance to leave the Catalan giants.

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