Chelsea are looking to terminate Denis Zakaria’s temporary agreement at the turn of the year.
According to journalist Pete O’Rourke, Chelsea ace Denis Zakaria will ‘regret’ his move to Stamford Bridge and the West London club could look to send him back to Juventus in January.
The defensive midfielder was among the fresh faces as Chelsea forked out more than £250million during the summer transfer window.
Zakaria made a deadline-day move to Chelsea, joining on an initial season-long loan that has the option of being made permanent, but it seems his days in the Premier League may already be numbered.
According to 90min, Chelsea are looking to terminate the 25-year-old’s temporary agreement at the turn of the year and a return to parent club Juventus is on the cards.
But, the report adds that the Serie A side do not have an obligation to take Zakaria, who had already made two Serie A appearances during the early stages of the campaign.
It is understood that Blues head coach Graham Potter and co-owner Todd Boehly were set to hold crunch talks with the September arrival this week.
O’Rourke believes Zakaria will be disappointed with how his move to Chelsea has played out and there is a possibility that he will return to Juventus.
But the journalist feels the Switzerland international may not be wanted by his parent club for the second half of the campaign, leaving him in a sticky situation.
O’Rourke told GIVEMESPORT: “Obviously, there will be regret for Zakaria. This move hasn’t worked out.
“There is talk that Chelsea are already looking to cancel his loan in January and send him back to Juventus.
“But if Juventus were willing to let Zakaria leave, it sort of illustrated that they weren’t planning to use him too much this season either.”
Zakaria has still not made his debut for the Blues, which clearly emphasises that the midfielder is not at the forefront of Potter’s plans.
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