What’s next after Chelsea star hands in transfer request?

Hakim Ziyech of Chelsea (Photo by Harriet Lander/Copa/Getty Images)
Hakim Ziyech of Chelsea (Photo by Harriet Lander/Copa/Getty Images) /

Pride of London have good and bad news for Chelsea supporters today. A mixture. We begin with the incredibly promising supposed update that Todd Boehly’s desire is for the Blues to challenge Manchester City and Liverpool at the top of the Premier League. City’s four triumphs in five seasons – with the Reds attaining the other EPL trophy – signals a new dynasty in the division. Boehly wants CFC to destroy and rebuild the hierarchy. The American billionaire has green lit high profile signings with an imminent ‘£200million spending spree‘ expected, as per reports.

Caution is being taken with respect to signings, causing certain fans to become more and more upset at a lack of activity. Though extensive behind the scenes issues and departures directly affected recruitment too, such as Marina Granovskaia. All of a sudden, there will be two or even three marquee acquisitions to whet the appetite of the faithful. Trust in Thomas Tuchel is essential at the moment; the two men at the helm are proven in sport and commerce respectively. Boehly is proficient in both areas. Up to six fresh faces might arise. Raheem Sterling, Ousmane Dembele, Richarlison, Raphinha, Jules Kounde and Matthijs de Ligt are all possibilities.

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What’s next after Chelsea star hands in transfer request?

The big news emerging from experts and credible sources on Saturday, is the exquisite yet inconsistent winger Hakim Ziyech had handed in a transfer request. This revelation emerged from journalist Gianluca Di Marzio’s website. Famed reporter Fabrizio Romano then confirmed dialogue in the Ziyech camp, along with adding more details. Apparently the Moroccan’s representatives have already talked directly to the AC Milan board.

Furthermore the former Ajax man is said to be ‘happy’ to pursue a switch to Italy. Ziyech is content to switch allegiance from Chelsea to Milan. Goal’s Nizaar Kinsella also backs the assertion that CFC and Tuchel will accept a deal if the right circumstances are applied. The wingman has been a Rossoneri target for a long time. Talks are ongoing, says the Italian.

Now PoL shall explain what potential consequences are likely to occur subsequent to the Chelsea star purportedly asking to leave. Naturally this explanation includes discussing which players may join the Blues if the Morocco international departs Stamford Bridge.

First of all, should the Ziyech claim be true, it is reasonable to assume that he won’t be with Chels’ for the upcoming campaign. The new era for the West London club will, and has already, herald a multitude of changes. And keeping an athlete who wants out is not on the agenda.

Yesterday we learned, again from Romano, that Boehly made a call to Leeds United regarding the availability and cost of Raphinha. Brazil’s man is in demand; a second bid from Arsenal is currently predicted. As the Leeds wideman is a left-footed rightwinger, he would be an ideal replacement for Ziyech. While Sterling of Man City is a right-footed leftwing competitor.

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Meanwhile the chances of signing Barcelona’s Dembele feel increasingly probable: Barca might withdraw their offer to the Frenchman and his Chelsea proposal is seemingly extremely lucrative. Added is the fact that Dembele is ambipedal: a player who uses both feet equally well. Meaning he is content on either flank, not to mention proven at elite level on the opposing sides.