Van Ginkel leaves Chelsea after just four appearances in eight years, while Blues release seven players

0

Dutch midfielder Marco Van Ginkel leaves Chelsea after just four appearances in eight years, while Blues releases seven players, including Willy Caballero and Izzy Brown

  • Dutch midfielder Van Ginkel, 28, came over from Vitesse eight years ago. at Chelsea
  • But he made just four appearances after being hit by numerous injury issues
  • Caballero collected FA Cup, Europa League and Champions League medals

Chelsea have confirmed the departure of midfielder Marco Van Ginkel and goalkeeper Willy Caballero.

The pair have been released by Thomas Tuchel’s Champions League winners with a contract expiring this month.

Caballero, 39, made 38 appearances after switching from Manchester City in 2017 to win the FA Cup and Europa League.

Marco van Ginkel has been sacked by Chelsea after being loaned out to PSV for the season

Marco van Ginkel has been sacked by Chelsea after being loaned out to PSV for the season

He was one of the substitutes when Chelsea defeated Manchester City to win the Champions League.

Dutch midfielder Van Ginkel, 28, came over from Vitesse to Chelsea eight years ago.

But he only made four appearances after being hit by numerous injury problems.

Willy Caballero made 38 appearances for the Blues after moving from Manchester City in 2017

Willy Caballero made 38 appearances for the Blues after moving from Manchester City in 2017

Willy Caballero made 38 appearances for the Blues after moving from Manchester City in 2017

The 28-year-old was loaned to Stoke City, AC Milan and PSV Eindhoven.

Izzy Brown has also released a release after just one appearance since his controversial move from West Brom in 2013. The Baggies were upset when they received only a small fee for their academy star.

Other players to leave Chelsea when their deals expire include Jamal Blackman, Declan Frith, Danilo Pantic and Jack Wakely.

Advertisement

.