CHELSEA are set to trim their bloated squad with eight players heading for the exit door.
Three fringe men – John Obi Mikel, Juan Cuadrado and Mohamed Salah – are being linked with moves to Italy.
Inter Milan are keen on a deal for Nigerian midfielder Mikel, who made 21 appearances in all competitions last season.
Colombian winger Cuadrado is also under consideration and the Italian giants are ready to submit a loan bid with a view to a permanent switch.
While Fiorentina have made Egyptian Salah an “insane offer” and he is expected to rejoin on a season-long loan.
Chelsea chiefs will allow Danish starlet Andreas Christensen to move to Champions League qualifiers Borussia Monchengladbach on loan when he signs a new contract.
They are set to be joined on the continent by development squad pair Charly Musonda and Mario Pasalic.
Monaco want to take the duo on loan as part of the deal that is expected to see Radamel Falcao move to Stamford Bridge.
MLS outfit Kansas City are set to discuss a deal for flop German Marko Marin.
And the manager of Vitesse Arnhem, Chelsea’s feeder club, has revealed that former prodigy Josh McEachran is up for grabs.
He spent last season on loan at the Dutch club and Peter Bosz said: “Josh McEachran is not returning to Arnhem.
“He played very well here, but I’ve been told that Chelsea’s going to sell him.”
One player set to remain is academy graduate Ruben Loftus Cheek.
The midfielder starlet is a loan target for Monaco and Vitesse, according to the Daily Mail.
But the England Under-21 midfielder wants to continue his development at Stamford Bridge and Jose Mourinho is willing to give him a chance in the first team.

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