8 more Chelsea stars to leave?

English Premier League

Following Thomas Tuchel's confirmation that Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen are leaving Chelsea, here are eight other Blues stars who could soon follow suit.  

With Germany international Rudiger believed to be on his way to Real Madrid and Danish defender Christensen said to have agreed a deal to join FC Barcelona, it is believed a mass exodus could be on the cards at Stamford Bridge upon the conclusion of the campaign. 

Scroll through the gallery above to see eight Chelsea stars who could leave the club in the next window

A number of squad members who have fallen down the pecking order are set for an exit, with fringe players Danny Drinkwater and Charly Musonda expected to leave when their contracts expire at the end of June.  

In the past two seasons, the pair have not made a single appearance in the Premier League, with the former spending this campaign on loan at Championship side Reading.

Recent reports have suggested that Timo Werner is also considering leaving the Blues, with the attacker having struggled to leave his mark on the team in recent months and being on the end of some serious criticism.

The German is said to be a potential target for Bayern Munich if Robert Lewandowski leaves the Allianz Arena in the upcoming transfer window.

Another forward who could also be on his way out of the London club is Romelu Lukaku, who has not had the dream return to his former team he will have hoped for when he signed from Inter Milan at the beginning of the campaign. He has been linked with a return to the Nerazzurri. 

Read: The latest stars linked with Man Utd

Captain Cesar Azpilicueta's future remains a mystery as his contract was scheduled to expire at the end of this season, but a performance-related clause triggered an automatic one-year extension,  

According to ESPN, this has complicated a widely speculated switch to Barcelona for the 32-year-old, who is said to still be keen to make the move back to Spain, although Tuchel has insisted negotiations are underway to convince him to extend his stay further – check out the gallery above to see more Blues stars who could soon be on their way out of the London club! 

Here are some of the latest players whose exits from their current teams have been confirmed

Official: France name Nations League squad

Man City to sign Spanish star?

PSG drop Kylian Mbappe hint?