Eden Hazard could leave for Real Madrid in the summer (Image: GETTY )Chelsea were handed a two-window transfer ban, however, the Blues are yet to hear if they can sign players this summer.The Blues are hoping to delay the ban, meaning they can operate as normal this summer.Not only is the transfer ban an issue for Chelsea, Maurizio Sarri’s long-term future is also a problem that needs to be solved.
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Transfer news LIVE: Man Utd SWAP backed, Chelsea ready for bid EDEN HAZARDAge: 28Probable destination: Real Madrid.
Chelsea’s main man has refused to sign the new deal that the club have offered him and after seven years in England it looks like time for his coveted move to the Bernabeu. Hazard has said he has made his mind up about his future but won’t reveal his decision. But if Chelsea are hit by a FIFA transfer ban it is hard to see how they could let one of their few world class players go.
DAVIDE ZAPPACOSTAAge: 26Probable destination: Roma.Has not been success since being brought in two years ago to provide competition for Cesar Azpilicueta. Made only 25 Premier League appearances in that time after costing £22m. And with Reece James emerging from the ranks, he looks like a player right now that Chelsea do not need.
Drinkwater joined from Leicestr for £35m in 2017 (Image: GETTY )DANNY DRINKWATERAge: 29Probable destination: Who knows?A sad tale. Bought after Leicester’s title win for £35m this was a move that turned sour for the England midfielder. Not a single appearance this season after the Community Shield game in August and not even named in the Europa League squad.
Then there have been the well publicised off the field problems. Several loan deals have been turned down but he will be off this summer.MARCOS ALONSOAge: 28Destination: Atletico Madrid.A surprise one this maybe, but Alonso has not had a good season and reportedly is not enjoying his football under Maurizio Sarri.
He has lost his regular place to Emerson Palmieri, who is younger and quicker. Related articles
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Chelsea news: Kepa Arrizabalaga makes surprise claim over Carabao Cup MATEO KOVACICAge: 24Probable destination: Real Madrid.
The little Croatian midfielder is on a one year loan deal from Real and Sarri likes him. But there have been no goals and few assists for all the twinkling skills. Chelsea are unlikely to make the deal permanent even if they can, or renew the loan.GONZALO HIGUAINAge: 31Probable destination: Juventus.
.Chelsea have the option to either make this loan deal permanent at the end of the season (barring a transfer ban) for £31m, or extend the loan deal for another season – again if they are allowed to......