Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that Chelsea have reached an agreement to sell Ian Maatsen permanently to Burnley through a deal worth a total of £ 31 million in the summer transfer window, but in the end the Dutch defender refused to leave. Stamford Bridge.
Discussing the current situation, Romano affirmed that if Chelsea does not accept a contract extension, they will continue to seek to liquidate Maatsen in 2024. The Italian journalist said:
“Chelsea want Ian Maatsen to sign a long-term contract. This is a problem on the last transfer day, because Chelsea have agreed with Burnley a deal for a total of 31 million pounds due to Maatsen’s contract situation, But this player refused to leave.”
“Maatsen’s future now depends on the new contract; contract extension or Chelsea will look for a solution in the market in 2024.”
It is important to know that the current agreement between Chelsea and Maatsen will expire in the summer of 2024, so it would not be too surprising if the Blues actually sold this player right in the winter transfer window to avoid falling into the prospect of losing him. white.
Huynh Phong | 21:50 September 5, 2023