Chelsea clearing out fringe players

Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo is overseeing a major clearout. Florent Malouda will be told he's not in Di Matteo's plans.

Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo is overseeing a major clearout.

Florent Malouda will be told he's not in Di Matteo's plans.

Yossi Benayoun and Gael Kakuta are also surplus to requirements after returning from loans while Romelu Lukaku, Kevin De Bruyne and Josh McEachran are likely to be sent on loan.

With Brazil midfielder Oscar to undergo a medical this week ahead of his £25m move from Internacional, Di Matteo is in the middle of a major overhaul.

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