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Chelsea could lose as many as NINE players as Roman Abramovich takes hands-on role in summer overhaul, according to reports

Antonio Conte looks set to leave Stamford Bridge and a host of first-team players could be following him out the door

Chelsea could ditch nine of their first-team squad in a summer overhaul, according to reports.

The Telegraph are claiming owner Roman Abramovich is set to take a more hands-on role at the end of this season.

Eden Hazard and eight other players could be leaving Chelsea in the summer, according to reports

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Eden Hazard and eight other players could be leaving Chelsea in the summer, according to reports

Thibaut Courtois is one of the players that could quit Stamford Bridge in the summer

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Thibaut Courtois is one of the players that could quit Stamford Bridge in the summer

And that means the futures of a number of Chelsea stars are now up in the air — including Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois.


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The Belgian duo have been linked with moves to Spanish giants Real Madrid with both refusing to sign new deals with the Blues.

And the fact Chelsea may miss out on Champions League football after their 3-1 loss to Tottenham has increased fears they could quit West London.

Cesc Fabregas, Pedro, Gary Cahill, David Luiz and January signing Olivier Giroud are also reported to be in danger.


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Roman Abramovich is reportedly wanting to take more of a hands-on approach in transfers

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Roman Abramovich is reportedly wanting to take more of a hands-on approach in transfers

They all have just one year remaining on their contracts at the end of the season and Chelsea will have to decide whether to cash in or offer them extentions.

Michy Batshuayi and Kurt Zouma, who are both currently on loan, also face uncertain futures.

Abramovich looks set to axe Conte at the end of the season after a disapointing campaign that has seen the FA Cup as their only chance of silverware.

The Russian billionaire looks set to turn to Juventus boss Max Allegri after being impressed by the Italian’s success in Turin.


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