Chelsea receive enquiries for Christopher Nkunku; club make decision regarding possible sale - Reports

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Christopher Nkunku could be on the move from Chelsea this summer.
Christopher Nkunku could be on the move from Chelsea this summer.

Chelsea have reportedly received offers for midfielder Christopher Nkunku. The Frenchman arrived at Stamford Bridge last summer.

Nkunku, 26, missed the first part of the season due to injury, only making his Blues debut towards the end of the year. He scored thrice in 14 outings across competitions - with all three goals coming in the Premier League - where Mauricio Pochettino's side won their last five games to finish a creditable sixth.

Overall, the Frenchman - who's contracted with the Blues till 2029 - missed a whopping 36 games across competitions. As per Pys (via Sky SportDE), the Premier League giants haave received 'interest and enquiries' for Nkunku.

However, both the player and club do not want to end their association this summer despite an injury-plagued first season.

Following an expensive summer overhaul, Pochettino's side struggled for consistency amid multiple injuries. However, they did well to avert back-to-back mid-table finishes and also fared well in both domestic cups.

After losing 1-0 to Liverpool in extra time in the EFL Cup final, the Blues went down by the same scoreline - in regulation time - to holders Manchester City in the FA Cup semifinal.

With their sixth-placed finish, the Blues initially qualified for the UEFA Europa League, but Manchester United's FA Cup final win over City meant that they dropped down to the UEFA Europa Conference League instead.


What new Chelsea boss Enzo Maresca said on his arrival at Stamford Bridge

New Chelsea boss Enzo Maresca
New Chelsea boss Enzo Maresca

Enzo Maresca has been confirmed by Chelsea as their new manager after Mauricio Pochettino was let go after only one season in charge. The Italian arrives fresh off guiding Leicester City back to the Premier League on their first attempt.

Calling his move to Stamford Bridge a 'dream,' the Italian is looking forward to returning the club back to their heyday. The 44-year-old told the club's website in this regard:

"To join Chelsea, one of the biggest clubs in the world, is a dream for any coach. It is why I am so excited by this opportunity. I look forward to working with a very talented group of players and staff to develop a team that continues the club’s tradition of success and makes our fans proud.”

Maresca is the sixth different manager at the helm of Stamford Bridge under the new owners.

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