Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma is anticipated to go away the membership this summer season, with Tottenham, Everton, Wolves and Roma among the many suitors fascinated by securing a transfer.
Regardless of making 150 appearances in all competitions since becoming a member of Chelsea from Saint-Etienne in 2014, the Frenchman has often discovered himself out and in of the workforce – a narrative that was all too acquainted final season.
Zouma has twice been despatched out on mortgage throughout his seven-year keep at Stamford Bridge – shifting to Stoke in 2017 after which Everton the next 12 months – and was afforded extra Premier League begins in each his respective seasons away from west London than he is mustered in any of his campaigns with Chelsea.
The 26-year-old appeared to be on his method to cementing his place within the first workforce beneath Frank Lampard, however the arrival of Thomas Tuchel as head coach in January – and subsequent return of Antonio Rudiger into the fold – noticed Zouma once more used sparingly for the second half of the 2020/21 marketing campaign.
Now, French outlet Telefoot report that Zouma is anticipated to maneuver on, whereas crediting numerous excessive profile golf equipment with an curiosity.
Wolves have already tried, and failed, to lure Zouma away from Stamford Bridge, whereas fellow Premier League duo Spurs and Everton are additionally monitoring his state of affairs. There’s additionally curiosity from Roma, now managed by Jose Mourinho, though any negotiations with the France worldwide would wish to come back within the type of a mortgage transfer.
Whether or not Chelsea can be keen to sanction one more non permanent transfer away for Zouma stays to be seen, however given their rumoured switch plans this summer season it might be no shock to see the membership pursue promoting on a everlasting foundation.
The Blues have spent huge cash over the previous 12 months and after 90min completely revealed they’re keen to shell out £150m on Borussia Dortmund ahead Erling Haaland, there could also be a necessity to maneuver on a few of their fringe gamers in a bid to stability the books.