With Chelsea struggling to get their season started, manager Jose Mourinho has asked owner Roman Abramovic to trust him in clearing out the deadwood to improve their chances of scaling back to the top of the tree.
However, to do that he will need find buyers for FOUR of his superstar players that Spanish publication SPORT claim are Eden Hazard, Oscar, Nemanja Matic and Diego Costa.
A number of Chelsea’s first team stars have come in for some serious scrutiny recently for their less than impressive start to the campaign, with Hazard and Costa being the chief culprits.
And the report in AS also bizarrely claims that fellow under-performers Cesc Fabregas and John Obi Mikel are likely to stay put.
Mikel is seen as a good utility player by Mourinho whilst Fabregas, who has been a shade of his former self since December, can play in a number of roles.
With an exodus of this size on the cards, there can be no doubt that they will be prepared to splash the cash on some world class replacements.
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