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The Blues ended their season on a high note with a win over Watford as they prepare to go into the following campaign under new ownership, with Todd Boehly set to be named new owner in the coming days.
Last night, the Premier League approved the £4.25billion takeover of Chelsea after the members of the consortium fronted by U.S. billionaire Todd Boehly passed its owners’ and directors’ test. But, the sale of the club by Roman Abramovich remains subject to government approval.
The summer transfer window is looming tantalisingly over the horizon, and the west Londoners know they will have to almost completely rebuild their defence. Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger are both set to leave as free agents, while fellow defenders Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta have been heavily linked with moves to Barcelona.
Chelsea have been linked with a number of players as Tuchel looks to add depth and quality to his squad ahead of next…