Chelsea Players out of Contract This Summer 2022

The 2022 summer transfer window for English and Scottish football club had finished. Let’s find out about the list of Chelsea players out of contract for the 2022 football season!

Overviews of Chelsea FC 2022 summer transferring windows

Chelsea FC had a huge summer transfer window ahead before the 2022 – 2023 English Premier League start. The summer transferring window started after tough seasons at Stamford Bridge stadium were plenty of problems from both on and off the field had happened.

During the last seasons, The Blues reached third place in the 2021 – 2022 EPL seasons, which lead them to the UEFA Champions League group stages. However, Thomas Tuchel and his team lost the FA cup with two losses on penalties shoot-out against Liverpool.

Off the pitch, the former owner Roman Abramovich had to be withdrawn because of the UK government’s sanction for months until Todd Boehly finally completed the purchase. Tuchel has admitted he needs to “rebuild” his squad this summer, following a difficult season and the loss of some key players:

“We are rebuilding, not improving the squad. We are rebuilding. This is always challenging but we are up for the challenge.”

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List of Chelsea players out of contract this summer

Chelsea player contract expiring list 2022

Along with recruiting a variety of Chelsea new players to Stamford Bridge, the club also has many players whose contracts were going to expire in the summer of 2022. The table below includes Chelsea out-of-contract players.

Player Name  Main Position 
Antonio Rüdiger Centre Back
Andreas Christensen Centre Back
César Azpilicueta Right-back
Romelu Lukaku Centre Forward 
Marcos Alonso Left Back 

Here is the top list of the Chelsea player contract expiring in the 2022 summer transferring window. Let’s review the player who will leave the Blues in the summer of 2022.

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Antonio Rüdiger

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Antonio Rudiger will be one of the Chelsea players out of contract on 30th, June 2022. However, the German player wants to move on to find a new destination. Off the pitch, “The Blues” are also banned from buying, extending the contract with the player at least until they have a new owner. Currently, the 29-year-old star was sought by MU, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, and Barcelona.

During the 2022 summer transfer window, Real Madrid FC confirmed that they have signed a new contract with Rudiger. The German center-back contract with Real Madrid will be 4 years, starting from the 2022 – 2023 La Liga seasons.

Andreas Christensen

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Christensen is a central defender and is known for his composure in possession and precise passing, as well as his ability to dominate the air. In 2018, Antonio Conte said Dane had shown “a great deal of maturity” and added that he “believes a lot in Christensen. The player is a player for the present for The Blues, and for the present.” Chelsea’s future in 10 or 14 years.

Christensen officially agreed to be a Chelsea player contract expiring and signed a new deal with FC Barcelona on 04th, July 2022. The transfer fee of the former defenders was 500 million EURO at that time.

 César Azpilicueta

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The Chelsea captain contract expired with Chelsea FC will be on the same day as Rudiger and Christensen. There was a rumor that his heart was turned to Barcelona, where coach Xavi Hernandez constantly invited him. But finally,  Azpilicueta chose to stay at Stamford Bridge for another two years. The Spanish defender reached an agreement with the Chelsea leadership on August 4

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Romelu Lukaku

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Romelu Lukaku is the highest-paid contract in Chelsea FC history. However, he is now joining Inter Milan 2022 – 2023 seasons as a Chelsea FC player out of contract. The Blues spent 104 million USD to bring Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge from Inter Mila last summer. The club does not want to sell the 29 years old Belgium striker at low prices. So they decided that Lukaku is the summer Chelsea out-of-contract player and he has to come back to Stamford Bridge after the 2022 – 2023 European football league finished and stay in the England club till his contract expired in 2026.

Marcos Alonso

chelsea players out of contract this summer

Since Ben Chilwell arrived at Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2020, Marcos Alonso Chelsea is always spent his time on the bench. That made the Spanish defender many times expressed dissatisfaction with coach Thomas Tuchel. The possibility of Alonso being the Chelsea player’s contract expiry to go and find a new destination is extremely high.

Leaving Chelsea,  Alonso was the next rookie to arrive at Barcelona this summer transfer window though his deal had some difficulties at first. 

List of the Chelsea player contract expiring in 2023

Here is the list of Chelsea players out of contract this summer 2023 season.

Player name Position 
Kepa Arrizabalaga Goal Keeper 
Marcus Bettinelli Goal Keeper
Thiago Silva Centre Back 
N’Golo Kante Centre Defensive Midfielder
Ross Barkley Centre Midfielder 

Kepa Arrizabalaga

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The Spanish goalkeeper was the second for Mendy. Kepa will be considered to transfer to another club this summer. There is a rumor that former Chelsea FC head coach Sarri wants to bring him to Lazio FC.

Marcus Bettinelli

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Marcus Bettinelli might be the second choice for the goalkeeper position if Kepa confirms that he will be a Chelsea player on contract expiry dates and move to another football club for gaining experience. However, Bettinelli is being promised by The Blues’ board of directors that he would expand his contract if he wants to stay. 

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Thiago Silva

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Thiago Silva has agreed on a one-year contract extension at Stamford Bridge, meaning he stays with Chelsea until the summer of 2023.

The 37-year-old midfielder has contributed a lot to Chelsea after joining in the summer of 2020 and continues to be a key member of the Blues’ squad this season. He has scored twice in 13 appearances in the current Premier League campaign.

Thiago Silva shows an image of playing hard, seasoned in defense. His certainty made Chelsea decide to “reward” again – by offering to extend for a year when Silva was 39 years old.

N’Golo Kante

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N’Golo Kante is ỏn of Chelsea best players of all time. He will be a Chelsea player contract expiry in 2023. However, the manager Thomas Tuchel had confirmed that he is an important player of the club, just like Kevin De Bruyne in Mancity, or Mohamed Salah in Liverpool.

On the other hand, The French center midfielder usually had a problem with his health. This thing leads to the situation that The Blues’ board of director have not expanded his contract yet.

Ross Barkley

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Ross Barkley had been brought by Antoni Conte in early 2018 at the price of 15 million. However, the former Everton player did not perform well and he will be the Chelsea player out of contract soon.

Here is the list of Chelsea players out of contract this summer. Don’t forget to follow Chelsea Wiki to update the latest news.

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