Pitch Dish

Chelsea to Raise $100 Million


Following the $49 million loss, Jose Mourinho will look to offload as many as a dozen players.

CaughtOffside understands that the Portuguese boss has grown frustrated with the lack of consistency shown by an alarming portion of his squad and though Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is ready to finance moves for new additions the Russian billionaire has insisted that the club’s wage bill is slashed.

Mourinho believes he can make upwards of £100m from the sales of players that he feels offer little to his squad or are not showing him enough consistency to warrant continued support from a manager who is keen to re-build the club from top to bottom.

Those on the chopping block are Ashley Cole, Michael Essien, Juan Mata, Demba Ba, Fernando Torres and Samuel Eto’o, Victor Moses (on loan to Liverpool), Marko Marin (on loan to Sevilla), back-up keeper Hilario, along with the three Belgian’s; Kevin De Bruyne, Thibaut Courtois and Romelu Lukaku.

Who do you think should go?

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