Kurt Zouma’s Chelsea future is very much up in the air at the moment.
The French defender has been a hot topic of discussion in the Blues’ transfer mill of late.
Zouma was signed by Jose Mourinho in January 2014 for £12 million from St Etienne.
The centre-back showed great promise over the next year and a half but was subsequently ruled out with a lengthy injury.
Zouma then spent two seasons on loan with different English clubs before being recalled by Frank Lampard in 2019.
The French defender has since played enough games in a Chelsea shirt to showcase his quality but has failed to take his game to the next level.
The 26-year-old has now been deemed surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge.
Newcastle United, West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing Zouma – but where will he go?
Zouma’s wages are an issue for Newcastle, making a move to St James’ Park unlikely.
West Ham’s interest has only just come to light, while Tottenham have been pondering a move for a while.
Spurs been put off by the £25m asking price after recently spending £42m on Christian Romero from Atalanta.
With 12 days to go before the transfer window closes, Zouma’s future is very much on a knife-edge.
Given Chelsea’s transfer strategy, the Blues are unlikely to sell him if clubs fail to meet their demands.
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