New Faces Galore: Pursuing Mbappe Amidst Competition from Liverpool

By Xorkpe Sosu 3 Min Read

Chelsea’s first game of the season against Liverpool could showcase an entirely different look, as they are potentially on the verge of signing Kylian Mbappe and other prominent players to join their ranks at Stamford Bridge next month.

Chelsea is determined to bounce back from their disappointing performance under Todd Boehly in the previous season. Their primary goals revolve around securing a spot in the Champions League and potentially clinching some trophies, all under the guidance of Mauricio Pochettino.

Having already made several signings during the January transfer window, Chelsea is now geared up for a fresh start. Some players, like Mykhailo Mudryk, who didn’t meet the initial expectations, may now feel revitalized and akin to new arrivals.

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Despite already making impressive signings this summer, including Christopher Nkunku and Nicolas Jackson, Chelsea is not done yet in the transfer market. With a month still remaining in the window, they have the potential to bring in more new players, potentially transforming their squad into an almost unrecognizable force on the first day of the season.

One of the primary targets leading the charge is Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe, who seems destined to join Real Madrid on a free transfer the following summer.

He has astonishingly rejected a £700 million offer to play in Saudi Arabia, and now Liverpool is looking to secure him on a season-long loan deal.

However, Chelsea has also been encouraged to make a bid, with positive discussions between Todd Boehly and PSG’s Qatari owners.

Additionally, Chelsea is set to reinforce their defense with the signing of Monaco captain Axel Disasi, especially after Wesley Fofana’s recent ACL injury.

Moreover, they remain hopeful of finally securing the services of midfielder Moises Caicedo from Brighton.

Chelsea is poised to enter negotiations with the Seagulls for the potential acquisition of goalkeeper Robert Sanchez.

The bench for Chelsea will see the inclusion of several new faces, such as Andrey Santos and Malo Gusto.

Young talents from the academy like Ian Maatsen and Levi Colwill are eager to showcase their abilities and leave a lasting impression.

However, there may also be some departures from the club, with Conor Gallagher and Trevoh Chalobah being suggested as likely candidates to leave.

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