Following the departure of Rudiger, Chelsea has officially announced the departure of 4 of their players. With the new owners set to make new signings, some players are expected to leave.
Out of these players, Andreas Christensen played the most games. The center back played over 150 games for Chelsea. Christensen will leave for free and is expected to join Barcelona in the following days.
Unlike Christensen, the other three players are seemed as surplus to requirement. Danny Drinkwater has also been released from the club. He joined in 2017 but failed to make his mark at the club. He went on several loan deals and made just 23 appearances for Chelsea.
25-year-old Charly Musonda is the 3rd player. Musonda spent most of his time on the sidelines at Chelsea. Despite his incredible talent, injuries prevented his participation with Chelsea first team.
The last player to depart is also another Academy graduate, Jake Clarke Salter. He center back spent most of his senior career at Chelsea on loan away from the club. All 4 players have left Chelsea for free.