Chelsea are “open to letting Trevor Chalobah go on loan” despite Thomas Tuchel only having THREE senior centre-backs in his squad with Premier League and Serie A sides interested in the defender.
- Chelsea defender Trevor Chalobah could leave the club on loan this season
- The 23-year-old is wanted by a host of Premier League and Serie A teams.
- Chalobah played in the league and Champions League for Chelsea last season
- A move to Italy would allow him to follow in the footsteps of Fikayo Tomori
Chelsea are set to sanction a loan move for their rising talent Trevoh Chalobah with a slew of Premier League and Serie A teams interested in the youngster.
Chalobah enjoyed a breakout season last year, scoring on his debut when he made 20 league appearances for Thomas Tuchel’s side, but is now on the fringes of the Chelsea side.
The centre-back faces stiff competition from new summer signings Kalidou Koulibaly and Marc Cucurella and has been an unused substitute in Chelsea’s opening Premier League games.
Trevor Chalobah may leave Chelsea on loan for the current season
The central defender (right) is sought after by a host of European and Premier League clubs.
The London club are now willing to give Chalobah a loan away from Stamford Bridge but are unwilling to include any permanent options in a deal, The Athletic have reported.
The surprise decision will have caught a host of clubs by surprise as the upcoming defenders have experience in France and England – a rarity in the modern game – but there will be plenty of potential suitors vying for their signature.
A move to Italy would see him follow in the footsteps of former Chelsea youth Fikayo Tomori.
At just 23 years old, Chalobah has played for Huddersfield, Ipswich, FC Lorient and Chelsea, and has made numerous appearances in the Champions League and the top flight of English football.
He scored three Premier League goals last season and recorded nine clean sheets while playing defense as Chelsea qualified for the Champions League and reached two domestic cup finals.
Identifying as a ball-playing centre-back, he is loved by the club’s supporters who were highly impressed by his exploits last season when he became a regular in Chelsea’s matchday setup.
A move to Italy would see him follow in the footsteps of former Chelsea academy product Fikayo Tomori, who joined AC Milan on loan before making the move permanent after helping the team lift the Serie A title last season. pass.
He is also likely to face another former Chelsea player, Tammy Abraham, who currently plays for Jose Mourinho’s Roma.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel (right) is open to letting Chalobah (left) leave this summer
Chalobah rose through the ranks at Chelsea’s Cobham academy and looked set to become a regular for Tuchel this season, with the Premier League side having just three experienced centre-backs.
However, rumored interest in Leicester defender Wesley Fofana could be a possible reason for Chalobah being loaned out again as Tuchel and company prepare for more innings before the end of the transfer window.