Chelsea look set to receive a lifeline in their pursuit of postponing their one-year transfer ban, after reports claimed FIFA will review their appeal of the decision before the summer transfer window opens.
Back in February, the Blues were given the sanction after being found guilty of
Since arriving at Stamford Bridge, current manger Maurizio Sarri has struggled to get his current crop of players to adhere to his footballing philosophy, and the side have found themselves in a dogfight to regain Champions League football for next season. The club will be eager to change their fortunes, and strengthening their side will be imperative to this aim.
Arguably, the Blues could do with at least two new defenders and a top quality striker, but this dream will have to remain just that if the club are unable to postpone their ban.
In other news, Chelsea talisman Eden Hazard has claimed his sole focus is on the club's remaining games this season, despite fresh rumours linking the Belgian with a move to Real Madrid. Los Blancos were said to have had an €83m bid turned down by the Blues on Monday, but a bid in excess of €115m could be enough to persuade the club to finally sell.