Chelsea faces imminent transfer ban from FIFA which would rule the club out of any player acquisition for two solid years and four possible transfer window. The ban is due to the club’s alleged illegal activity of securing under-age foreign players.
Chelsea management in a bid to play safe according to the Express has been reported to arm tactician Maurizio Sarri with £200 million financial war chest to acquire his desire players before the transfer ban becomes active.
Juventus full-back Alex Sandro, Napoli‘s Elseid Hysaj and Christian Pulisic of Borussia Dortmund all are in the list of players under the radar of the London club. Blues former defender Nathan Ake, who now plies his trade for Bournemouth has also been put into consideration.
The London club is in the chase for quality replacements with news of departure of Olivier Giroud, Garry Cahill and Cesc Fabregas becoming realistic by the day.
Despite also projecting a possible spending spree by the winter window, The London club have continued to deny any wrongdoing with regards to their alleged illegal transfer business and hope to hear back from FIFA in the coming weeks.