Chelsea ready to sell Alonso, Zouma, others to fund Chilwell's £85m move

Chelsea ready to sell Alonso, Zouma, others to fund Chilwell's £85m move

- Chelsea are reportedly willing to sell four of their players to help raise funds for Ben Chilwell's move from Leicester

- The 23-year-old has been on Frank Lampard's radar in the past weeks and the Englishman has been rated to be worth around £85million

- Reports claim the Blues will entertain offers for Marcos Alonso, Emerson Palmieri, Kourt Zouma and Andreas Christensen

Chelsea are ready to trade four players to help land Ben Chilwell's transfer from Leicester City, reports claim.

Frank Lampard has made the England international his priority this summer after the arrival of Hakim Ziyech and potentially Timo Werner.

According to Times, Chilwell would cost the Blues a fee of around £85m and Lampard is ready to sell four players to fund the move for the left-back.

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It is understood with of Marcos Alonso or Emerson Palmieri are expected to leave the club while center-backs Kurt Zouma and Andreas Christensen are also in line to be sold this summer.

Daily Star also reported that a total of six players could make their exit from Stamford Bridge when the season comes to an end.

Chelsea ready to sell Alonso, Zouma, others to fund Chilwell's £85m move

Chelsea ready to entertain offers for Marcos Alonso and Kurt Zouma to fund Chilwell's £85m move from Leicester. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Willian and Pedro are in the final year of their contract when the likes of Michy Batshuayi, Davide Zappacosta and Tiemoue Bakayoko could also join Alonso, Palmieri, Zouma and Christensen on the list of outgoing stars.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Chelsea are gearing up for their return to action in the Premier League following a 1-0 win over Championship side Reading in a warm-up friendly.

With a week-and-half left to play their remaining matches in the top-flight division, Frank Lampard's side defeated the second-tier club with a lone goal coming from Pedro Rodriguez.

N'golo Kante returned to the team after initially refusing to train due to the spread of coronavirus and the likes of Christian Pulisic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Billy Gilmour were also on parade.

Legit.ng also reported that Bruno Fernandes' bright start to life at Man United has earned him the most valuable midfielder in the world, according to CIES Football Observatory.

A list was compiled by CIES and the Man United star is worth a massive £93million, £25.5m more than the Old Trafford outfit paid for his services.

Chelsea's Mason Mount is second with a value of £94.1m while Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong came third with £91m in value.

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