BREAKING NEWS: Emenalo resigns as Chelsea technical director
Michael Emenalo will no longer be involved in Chelsea's transfer dealings after the club confirmed on Monday that he has resigned.
Chelsea have announced Michael Emenalo has stepped down from his position as technical director.
Emenalo first joined the club in 2007 and has played a key role behind the scenes in the development of Chelsea's first team and academy.
In the 10 years Emenalo has been involved with the club, Chelsea have won three Premier League titles, three FA Cups, the EFL Cup, Europa League and Champions League, playing a major part in the assembling of those successful squads.
He became technical director in 2011 and led the Blues' scouting and transfer activities.
Emenalo said in a statement: "This has been a very difficult decision to make, but one I believe is right for both myself and my family, and the club.
"I have had the privilege to work alongside some of the most talented people in the world of sport over the past 10 years, and I will depart incredibly proud of the achievements we have made.
"I wish Chelsea every success and look forward to following the club’s future triumphs from afar."