FourFourTwoSA takes a look at five players who could still leave the Premier League for Europe before the transfer window closes on 2 September.
The Premier League transfer window may have closed, but European clubs still have the opportunity to purchase players from English sides before the end of August.
Chelsea are operating under severe restrictions this summer, but does that mean there’s no fat to trim from Frank Lampard’s squad?
Antonio Conte accepted he selected the wrong Chelsea team after Tiemoue Bakayoko was dismissed in a 4-1 Premier League defeat at Watford on Monday.
Chelsea were in an emphatic mood as they secured a 6-0 win in their group stage Champions League encounter against Qarabag on Tuesday night at Stamford Bridge.
A brace from defender Marco Alonso secured a 2-1 victory for Chelsea in their Premier League encounter against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday afternoon.
Tiemoue Bakayoko’s Chelsea debut may come sooner than planned, with Antonio Conte admitting he may have to risk the midfielder due to a lack of alternative options.
Jose Mourinho has signed Nemanja Matic for a second time, the midfielder joining Manchester United from Chelsea for a reported £40million.
Tiemoue Bakayoko is confident he will enjoy a “beautiful” midfield partnership with N’Golo Kante at Chelsea and hopes his move will help to earn a World Cup spot with France.
New Chelsea signing Tiemoue Bakayoko believes that he has joined the biggest and best club in England.