Date: 26th June 2012 at 11:00pm
Written by:

Raul Meireles:

The Portuguese midfielder has isn’t exactly popular amongst the fans, so much so that when he does actually play a half decent game he’ll still be described as most as being useless. His time at the club has been mixed and it is true that his form was mostly poor, but he’s a decent squad player to have and I wouldn’t be against him sticking around.

He has been linked with a move as Italian outfit Napoli in a deal for around £8m, according to the Daily Mail, but he has refused to comment on his future until he’s finished at the Euros with Portugal.

Florent Malouda:

Malouda is a player that has done good things for the club, especially during the double winning campaign under Carlo Ancelotti, but has been a constant source of frustration for most of his Chelsea career and there aren’t many fans that would be sad to see the back of the 32-year-old, who is arguably one of the fans’ least favourite players and would top most lists of players that should be shown the exit door.

He’s been strongly linked with a move to South America to play in Brazil, which I wrote about previously here.

Daniel Sturridge:

Following an impressive loan spell prior to last season the 22-year-old finally broke into Chelsea’s first team when Andre Villas-Boas took charge at the club last summer. He was on fire in the early stages of the season, there was calls for him to play centre forward in Rooney’s absence at the Euros and he ended the campaign with a respectful 13 goals and seven assists from his role as right-forward.

Surely we would be mad for wanting to move this young talent on, right?…Wrong! He’s definitely talented and I believe he has what it takes to be a top star, but his attitude is questionable and there are rumours that he’s not happy at the club as he hasn’t received many opportunities as a centre forward. For someone that just broke into the team this is disappointing as he didn’t seem grateful to be in the side and he only has one-year remaining on his deal at Chelsea, if he isn’t happy then he won’t sign an extension so the logical decision to get some cash whilst we can.

Michael Essien:

He’s always been a player that the fans at Chelsea have appreciated and the Ghana midfielder will be a player that we would miss.

However, he’s now 29-years-old, has been ravaged by injuries and is currently picking up a lucrative wage as well as taking up a spot in the squad that could be filled by a younger midfielder with more reliable fitness. There are those that argue we should have another look at him in the pre-season and give him another chance, but he’s had his second chance already.

It’s sad, it’s a shame, but it is time for him to move on.

Paulo Ferreira:

Not much to say here. Nothing against Ferreira at all and he’s been a great servant to the club since signing from Porto when Jose Mourinho took charge at the club in 2004/05 season.

But the 33-year-old does not feature much these days, in fact he hasn’t for quite some time and although he still puts in a shift when he’s called upon, we need better backup and it would not hurt to give one of our youngsters a chance.

We all have different opinions on these things though, who do you think we should buy/sell this summer? – Have your say in the comments section below


57 responses to “Five players that could/should be heading for the Chelsea exit doors”

  1. SGCFC says:

    No way to sell essien! Essien remind me of Claude Makelele. Essien is a very good player and Chelsea will not let him go. Chelsea in th past had already lose good players like – C.Joe, A.Robben, D.Duff, etc… 🙁

  2. Marc CFC/BKK says:

    Essien has been a great servant to Chelsea and rather than coming straight back from injury mid-season and judged on 4 months football, should be given a full pre-season and with his girlfriend back, maybe he’s got his mojo back, he should be given at least til the Jan window. Sturridge should be given a chance as no 2 CF to Torres, he was never a winger. Hulk too overpriced, forget him. Ben Arfa’s one dimensional, well overrated, forget him. RB essential, right wing/attack helpful and pivot playmaker possibly too, otherwise we’re fine.

  3. babajeje says:

    It will be unfair to allow Essien to leave because he has contributed immensely to Chelsea success and we must allow him to stay but for other players they can move on else where and ply their trade. Daniel Sturridge is a good player but his ability to learn is what is killing him, and we must allow him to stay and sign new contract if fails to sign then he should be offloaded.

  4. James ben says:

    pls get us Hulk, modric nd debuchy nd sell Essien,maluoda,ferrira,bosingwa,merriles. I want sturridge 2 remain at stamford bridge

  5. Mayor says:

    We need just three players(a player that can collect d ball from d defence and distribute it to start up d attacke.g modric/pirlo/montolivo or aquilani.we also need a right wingere.g di maria and finally a right back e.g piszcek/debuchy/azcipulleta). That is all we need to get started.

  6. Mayor says:

    We need just three players(a player that can collect d ball from d defence and distribute it to start up d attacke.g modric/pirlo/montolivo / aquilani or moutinho. we also need a right wingere.g di maria and finally a right back e.g piszcek/debuchy/azcipulleta). That is all we need to get started.

  7. chelreb fc out – malouda essien sturridge ferriera tumbull kalou. I-marko brunye. michecrann. kalas. falcao. bruma and fei from fulham….up chelsea

  8. SABlue says:

    I cannot believe some of the shit people write. Definately not Chelsea fans. I mean how can you all be saying Essen should stay? He was one of our best players a few years ago, but can u not see how much he’s deteriorated? Do any of u know How much he drinks?. And what about Lukaku. People I’ve spoken to at the club are dismayed that he was bought, let alone for 18mill. He’s rubbish, a clumsy heskey. I think Sturbridge should stay and add kakuta to the out list.

  9. Olekanma Ebere Darlington says:

    Get luka mudric by all means. Jesus Navas, farnando Loriente, victor Moses. Chelsea shuld try and get all dis players.

  10. Adegoke ismail says:

    Chelsea need to sell player like essien,malouda,meriles,fererral.and buy player like modric,hulk,debuchy,moses.