Report: Chelsea want to offload 9 players

English Premier League

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel is reportedly trying to trim his squad for the new season, with the European champions hoping to offload a number of players.

Tuchel recently revealed that there are 42 players in the first team squad, which needs to be cut down quite a bit ahead of the new Premier League season.

Click through the gallery above to see nine players Chelsea want to offload, as per the Sun.

Teams are supposed to submit their 25-man squad list to the Premier League by the end of the month, which means a lot of players will miss out and are expected to offloaded.

The Sun have reported that the Blues are trying to find clubs for Ross Barkley, Michy Batshuayi, Danny Drinkwater, Tiemoue Bakayoko, David Zapacosta , Matt Miazga, Tammy Abraham, Marcos Alonso and Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

The Blues are also set to bring in Romelu Lukaku and reportedly still keen on Sevilla defender Joules Kounde before the transfer window closes.

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“After the Arsenal game, we wrote all the names down on a sheet as on Monday the final group of players came back from England, Italy and Brazil," Tuchel said, as per the Sun.

“We wrote the names down and had 42 players in the building, that's just not possible."

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