The situation at Stamford Bridge is getting more tense with the manager Thomas Tuchel refusing to give 5 players in his squad shirt numbers for the upcoming season.
Apparently, the London club is asking for a possible exit from some of the players in other to sign more before the transfer window is over.
Chelsea have not given shirt numbers to five players in Thomas Tuchel’s squad.
They are Ethan Ampadu, Kenedy, Billy Gilmour, Ross Barkley and Michy Batshuayi.
Tuchel considers them surplus to requirement and wants them to leave Stamford Bridge for new clubs.
This was confirmed by football transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano.
“Levi Colwill has not been given an official squad number as he will leave Chelsea to join Brighton, part of the Cucurella deal.
“Possible loan but it’s a matter of details – he’ll join Brighton.
“Ampadu, Kenedy, Gilmour, Barkley and Batshuayi have all not been given numbers,” Romano tweeted.