Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Football Reporting
Football Reporting

AC Milan

Chelsea release SEVEN players including Caballero and Van Ginkel but Giroud signed secret new deal

MARCO VAN GINKEL has joined Willy Caballero out of the door at Chelsea.

The pair are the biggest names to be cut by Thomas Tuchel’s Champions League winners with their contracts expiring this month.

WIN £50,000! Play Dream Team Euros – our FREE fantasy football game this summer 

Marco van Ginkel has been released by Chelsea after just four appearances in eight years


Marco van Ginkel has been released by Chelsea after just four appearances in eight yearsCredit: Getty

Caballero, 39, leaves the club after four years of service, during which time he won numerous trophies, including an FA Cup and Europa League.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

And it has now been confirmed that Van Ginkel has also been let go.

The Dutch midfielder, 28, had huge potential when he joined Chelsea eight years ago from Vitesse.

But he made just FOUR appearances after being hit by numerous injury problems.

WIN £50,000 with Dream Team Euros

Dream Team Euros is HERE!

The best fantasy football game to accompany Euro 2020 has arrived.

And you can play absolutely FREE for your chance to win the £50,000 jackpot.


Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Dream Team Euros

  • £50,000 jackpot
  • The best fantasy football game this summer
  • Play in mini-leagues against your mates, colleagues, family members – and some hand-picked celebrities
  • FREE to play

Van Ginkel spent various loans away from Stamford Bridge, spending time at Stoke City and AC Milan.

The midfielder had been at PSV Eindhoven this term.

And he recently revealed his fear at being let go by the Blues this summer.

Other players to leave Chelsea when their deals expire are Jamal Blackman, Izzy Brown, Declan Frith, Danilo Pantic and Jack Wakely.

Goalkeeper Blackman, 27, had been the club’s current longest serving-player having joined the Blues aged just 13 in 2006.

However, he never played a senior game for the club, instead having multiple loan spells in the lower leagues – including being relegated from the Championship with Rotherham last season.

But one man who has been given another lease of life is Olivier Giroud.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The striker was widely expected to leave after becoming a bit-part player under Tuchel.

But Chelsea revealed today they secretly extended Giroud’s contract for one more year in APRIL.

Another man signing on for an extra season is Thiago Silva, who had his automatic extension triggered by Chelsea today.

Meanwhile, boss Tuchel extended his contract until 2024 today after leading the club to European glory last weekend.

Source link

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich are the latest European juggernaut to be linked with a move for Mason Mount, while Blues fans have been keeping an eye...

Champions League

Exclusive: Our betting expert with tips for Stamford Bridge, Manchester City vs West Ham, Everton at Brentford, Tottenham’s day out in Burnley and Claudio...

Bayern Munich

United’s interim manager Michael Carrick believes Van de Beek could play as a false nine, while Ralf Rangnick is set to implement methods to...


Palmeiras won the Copa Libertadores for the second year in a row when an extra-time goal from Deyverson gave them a 2-1 win over...