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We list the Top 10 Chelsea rejects who found success away from Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea FC was formed in 1905 and since then the club has had a quite a few great players wear the blue jersey – Gianfranco Zola, Peter Osgood, Roy Bentley just to name a few, however, the club has rejected some players that have gone onto have success elsewhere.
Mohamed Salah is the latest Chelsea outcast to join the list of players who managed to shine after disappointing spells at Stamford Bridge. Here are the Top 10 Chelsea rejects who later found success at other clubs.
Here, in no particular order, we run through the Top 10 Chelsea rejects who found success away from Stamford Bridge.
10. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
Time at Chelsea: 2014-2015 – Sold for £16m to Roma
Mohamed Salah was sold by then manager Jose Mourinho for a small sum to A.S Roma where he shined. His form and goal scoring at Roma were noticed by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and the Reds sealed a £30m deal at the beginning of the 2017/18 season. Salah has gone on to become one of the best players in the Premier League after scoring 23 goals so far as of February 26 2018. Chelsea will be regretting selling him now!
9.Kevin de Bruyne (Manchester City)
Time at Chelsea: 2013-2014 – Sold for £18m
Kevin De Bruyne only played a few games for Chelsea under Jose Mourinho before he was sold to VFL Wolfsburg. It was there that he found success and made a number of assists scored goals for the Bundesliga club. Manchester City took notice and swooped for the Belgian for £50million, which now seems like a bargain. De Bruyne is one of the best players on the planet now and that is why he is on our list of top 10 Chelsea rejects who found success away from Stamford Bridge.