Major signings are always going to lead to pretty major changes within a squad. Just think of how the likes of N’Golo Kante, Eden Hazard or even Didier Drogba all those years ago changed Chelsea, often for the better.
That’s no different today, and with Chelsea linked with a potential £65 million move for Christian Pulisic at present, there is no doubting that his arrival would lead to some major changes at Stamford Bridge.
The addition of another winger could reinforce Maurizio Sarri’s likely favouritism for a system relying on wide players, whilst having Pulisic in the team could demand more of an off the field influence from someone like Eden Hazard, especially as the American continues to develop.
However, it could also have significant consequences in the form of the personnel currently at the club. Chelsea aren’t short of attacking options, and Pulisic coming in could make a few players have second thoughts about their spot within the squad. Indeed, Maurizio Sarri himself could even view one or two of them as surplus to requirements as a result.
That considered, here are 2 players that should leave Chelsea if Christian Pulisic moves to Stamford Bridge…