Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali have given Chelsea a huge boost ahead of the upcoming transfer window as Mauricio Pochettino looks to climb the Premier League table. The Blues welcomed 11 new players to Stamford Bridge in the summer – not to mention Christopher Nkunku, Malo Gusto and Andrey Santos who had already been signed in January.
While not everybody stayed with some going out on loan, the Chelsea boss was armed with the tools to secure a Champions League qualification spot. However, due to an injury epidemic at Cobham training ground, Boehly and Eghbali are yet to reap the fruits of their incredible financial outlay with the west Londoners sitting in the bottom half of the Premier League.
However, Pochettino is starting to transform Chelsea's fortunes on the pitch, securing back-to-back wins against Brighton in the Carabao Cup third round and Fulham in the English top-flight. While the Blues are yet to clamber into the top-ten, they're currently enjoying a decent vein of form.
The American billionaires seem eager to strike while the iron is hot, providing Pochettino with even more resources to secure a place in the top-four. According to journalist Ben Jacobs for GiveMeSport, Chelsea will now be permitted to spend big again in January if they wish.
The report states that the west Londoners have agreed a deal worth £415million with Ares Management – a private equity and real estate markets company based in Los Angeles, United States. While it remains to be seen how much of the aforementioned fee will be set aside for player signings, Pochettino has certainly been given a war chest to work with in January.
One player which may attract Chelsea's attention is Victor Osimhen, who currently faces an increasingly uncertainRead on football.london