Chelsea to re-sign superstar who left five years ago - hijacking rival's statement deal in the process: report

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino.
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Chelsea are looking to re-sign a player that left the club five years ago, having grown into a world-class superstar in that time.

In recent times, Chelsea have let a lot of academy graduates and young players leave the club, while the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Mohamed Salah have both gone onto have stellar careers following their departures from Stamford Bridge. 

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.