Noel Whelan It has been claimed Chelsea ‘slowed down’ in the summer transfer window and signed ‘alternative targets’ ‘too late’.
The former Leeds striker Football Insider to exist Report He suggested the Blues made a £50million bid for Southampton star Romeo Lavia, 18, but was turned down on deadline day (September 1).
Chelsea and owner Todd Boley spent a record £271.1million on Premier League spending during the summer window (according to the Daily Mail, September 2) – but confirmed Thomas Tuchel was fired a few days later (September 7).
Former Manchester United star and Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville The Blues’ spending was branded “shotgun and unsustainable” on Twitter last month (August 31).
Stamford Bridge have completed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Wesley Fofana, Dennis Zakaria, Raheem Sterling, Mark Kukure this summer The signings of La, Kalidou Koulibaly, Kani Chukvimenka and Gabriel Slonina.
Whelan insists Chelsea ‘got what they needed’ in the market following his departure at the end of the 2021-22 season.
He says Football InsiderEwan Kingsbury: “They were very slow to sign contracts.
“But we know they have the money and the wherewithal to get whoever they want – and it’s a very hard club to turn down.
“I think Chelsea will look out their windows and feel like they have what they need. But at the same time they are slow and have no room to sign alternative goals. Because they left too late. “
“They have the players they want in their hearts and it’s been dragging on.
“Overall it’s been a good window for Chelsea – they have what they need in the right area.”
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