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Chelsea hit the jackpot on Boehly signing who’s price £43m greater than James


Chelsea‘s erratic technique within the switch market was all the time going to be a dangerous manoeuvre, particularly given the Premier League’s strict guidelines relating to FFP and PSR.

The membership have spent over £1b on new gamers for the reason that takeover by American businessman Todd Boehly, with the purpose to shut the hole created by the likes of Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool in recent times.

Gamers equivalent to Cole Palmer and Malo Gusto have each made a constructive begin to life at Stamford Bridge after their official arrival on the membership throughout final summer time’s window.

Palmer specifically has impressed since his £40m transfer from champions Manchester Metropolis, with the attacker boasting a superb purpose and help tally in England’s prime flight this season.

The 21-year-old has registered 11 targets and eight assists in his 24 Premier League appearances up to now this marketing campaign, with Palmer deservedly receiving an England call-up throughout this worldwide break.

Nevertheless, regardless of the attacker’s impression this season, there’s one other new Blues addition who’s caught the attention, along with his performances seeing a speedy enhance in his market worth.

Axel Disasi’s stats for Chelsea

After becoming a member of Chelsea final summer time, centre-back Axel Disasi wasted no time in making a right away impression at Stamford Bridge, scoring on his debut within the 1-1 draw towards Liverpool.

Since his debut on the thirteenth of August, the 26-year-old has solely missed two video games within the Premier League for Mauricio Pochettino‘s aspect, with the Frenchman an actual distinguished determine on the coronary heart of the Argentinian’s defence.

Disasi is at present on a run of 14 consecutive begins within the league, with the previous Monaco man beginning to settle into life on the membership – with social media star Mark Goldbridge labelling the centre-back as “improbable”.


His greatest recreation in a Chelsea shirt was the 1-1 draw towards Pep Guardiola’s Metropolis aspect, the place Disasi produced an impressive efficiency which noticed him get the higher of Erling Haaland over 90 minutes.

The defender began alongside teen Levi Colwill, with the Frenchman excelling along with his tally of 16 clearances, probably the most of any Chelsea participant in over eight years.

Axel Disasi stats v Man Metropolis



Minutes performed




Aerials received

4/4 (100%)

Blocked photographs


Passes accomplished

26/32 (81%)

Stats by way of SofaScore

Though he scored an unlucky personal purpose within the FA Cup tie towards Leicester Metropolis simply a few weeks in the past, it has been the primary actual hiccup the defender has endured since his arrival.

Axel Disasi’s market worth in 2024

Simply seven months after his switch from Monaco, the defender’s market worth has skyrocketed, with Disasi now one of the vital worthwhile members of Pochettino’s squad.

The Blues forked out £38.5m for his signature, with the 26-year-old’s market worth now at a staggering £68.5m as per CIES Soccer Observatory – a rise of 78% since his signing.

His speedy rise has seen his worth soar above Chelsea star Reece James, with the right-back trailing Disasi with market worth sitting at simply £25.7m due to his struggles with harm this marketing campaign.

Reece James for Chelsea

The sensible Frenchman has confirmed to be a sensational signing in a interval of below-par additions for the membership. His improbable performances are solely the beginning of a profitable profession at Stamford Bridge, along with his £38.5m price now trying to be a possible cut price.


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