Chelsea will be hoping to sale their youngster Simeu this summer,the club could earn greatly from the deal.
Chelsea could be set to earn up to £1.5 million from
Dynel Simeu’s transfer to Southampton, according to
It has been reported that the defender has turned down
an offer to stay at the club, so the Blues are cashing in.
As per Nizaar Kinsella , Chelsea could be set to gian
£1.5 million from the transfer if the player makes
enough Premier League appearances for the Saints and
if all add-ons are met.
The 19-year-old is set to be part of the first team at
Southampton, handing Chelsea a boost as they need
Simeu to make enough appearances to trigger a clause
in the deal for the Blues to receive a fee.
There is also a sell-on fee included in the transfer, much
like in the deal that saw Marc Guehi depart Chelsea for
Crystal Palace earlier in the window.
Simeu joins a long list of Chelsea academy stars set to
leave this summer alongside Lewis Bate, Tino
Livramento and Myles Pear-Harris. Marc Guehi has
already departed for Crystal Palace.
The defender has previously spoken on his admiration
for his new club, Southampton.
In an interview with Football.London last year, he said: “I
came from a Sunday league team in Southampton and
with my background I didn’t know many footballers and
didn’t even know how Chelsea Academy worked, I
thought playing here was unrealistic,” he told the club’s
in-house media channel earlier this year.
“I admired Portsmouth and Southampton because that’s
all I knew, I always dreamed of becoming a footballer but
my family and I never thought it was realistic, then when
I got the chance everything happened quickly and it was