Kalidou Koulibaly has struggled since arriving at Stamford Bridge.
Journalist Simon Phillips has told GiveMeSport, Chelsea would be open to listening to offers for Kalidou Koulibaly in the summer should any arrive.
The central defender has lost his spot in Graham Potter’s side to new signing Benoit Badiashile, and Phillips admits the West London club are now willing to sell him.
The 31-year-old only joined Chelsea last summer, but he has struggled since arriving at Stamford Bridge. Phillips recently informed GMS that Kalidou Koulibaly has not been able to settle in London.
He now faces a battle getting back into Chelsea’s team, with Badiashile having started in all of their last three Premier League fixtures.
Speaking to GMS, the journalist said: “I’m told that Chelsea would be open to listening to offers for him in the summer, purely because they’ve got Levi Colwill coming back in.”
There is a good chance. He is currently not a starter, while it also appears that he has not been able to adapt to life in England.
According to The Telegraph, Potter has big plans for the 19-year-old, suggesting that he will get minutes in the 2023/24 campaign.
“Benoit is a really good guy, very calm and has big quality with the ball,” his team-mate Kepa Arrizabalaga recently told Chelsea’s official website.
“He’s also strong in the air; he’s having a great impact on the team.”
There is still time for Koulibaly to turn things around, and he may get an opportunity in the Champions League this month with Badiashile unavailable for selection after not being registered for the competition.
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