Stamford Bridge side must sell one more foreign player this summer.
Chelsea may be forced to sell Petr Cech as Blues boss Jose Mourinho looks to balance the books this summer according to the Daily Star.
Mourinho needs to trim his squad as he looks to fulfill the club’s ‘foreign-player’ quota with the west London side having 18 foreign players over the age of 21, with Didier Drogba’s arrival pushing them over their allotted number.
On the matter Mourinho has stated;
“From the group you are expecting us to have as a squad, I have to send one away because we have one extra foreign player,”
“So from all these players, if you think all of them have to stay, you are wrong. One of them has to go.”
Though Mourinho would like to sell Fernando Torres, or John Obi Mikel, no side is willing to pay the Spaniard’s £20m valuation which leaves Chelsea having to hold onto to the 30 year old, who is on a whopping £175k a week deal.
Though Chelsea may well have been looking to use Thibaut Courtois as their number one Cech would’ve been a hugely useful player to retain though a move to PSG now looks likely.
Cech is still considered one of the best custodians in European football and as such Chelsea should expect to receive a good fee for the long serving player.
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