At the end of June, certain Chelsea contracts have expired while a few loanees have returned to the club. While the Blues have not signed any new players yet, the squad has changed.
The 7 Departures
1. Antonio Rudiger (free agent to Real Madrid)
2. Andreas Christensen (free agent, set to join Barcelona)
3. Saul Niguez (back to Atletico Madrid after loan)
4. Romelu Lukaku (loan deal to Inter Milan)
5. Jake Clarke-Salter (free agent to QPR)
6. Danny Drinkwater (released)
7. Charly Musonda Jr (released)
8 Returning Loanees
1. Conor Gallagher
2. Billy Gilmour
3. Armando Broja
4. Michy Batshuayi
5. Ethan Ampadu
6. Matt Miazga
7. Emerson Palmieri
8. Levi Colwill
N/B – There are more players returning on loan, but these eight are either expected to be a part of the first team next season or sold/loaned out again.
23 Registered Players
Goalkeepers: Kepa Arrizabalga, Edouard Mendy, Marcus Bettinelli
Defenders: Reece James, Ben Chilwell, Thiago Silva, Malang Sarr, Trevoh Chalobah, Marcos Alonso, Abdul-Rehman Baba, Cesar Azpilicueta
Midfielders: Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, N’Golo Kante, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Ross Barkley, Kenedy, Mason Mount
Forwards: Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech, Christian Pulisic, Timo Werner, Callum Hudson-Odoi.