Four Chelsea players who need to make late exits
The end of the January transfer window is looming with little over 24 hours left for clubs to secure themselves a big name signing or two in preparation for the rest of the season.
One club yet to do any incoming business this winter is Chelsea, which is rather unlike the usually big-spending club from west London. Having invested heavily over the summer – spending close to £100m to take David Luiz, N’Golo Kante and Michy Batshuayi to Stamford Bridge – the Blues currently sit top of the Premier League, eight points clear of closest rivals Arsenal.
They can be forgiven for their lack of further spending. After all, what is the need?
The only activity of any kind from Antonio Conte during this window has been the recalling of a number of his loan signings, most notably Nathan Ake following his impressive spell at Bournemouth, and Charly Musonda, who returned, from Real Betis. Brazilian Kenedy is also back at the Bridge from Watford.
So with a strong squad, recalled players and there likely to be no further investments before tomorrow night, could it be that a few are on their way out from the Bridge before 11:00pm on January 31?
We think these could be FOUR four last-minute exits for the Blues …