Earlier this week, a video of a phone call between Koulibaly and former incumbent John Terry went viral, the latter’s legendary shirt having remained vacant since his departure.
The Nigeria international was terrific for the Partenopeans last season, scoring 18 goals in 32 appearances.
The England international ended a seven-year stay at City as he joined their English Premier League rivals on Wednesday.
Earlier this month, it was revealed that long-term officials Bruce Buck and Marina Granovskaia were departing their positions of chairman and director respectively.
Neymar is highly regarded as one of the best players to have ever graced a football pitch, and the Brazilian has won countless trophies during his time at Barcelona and PSG.
A consortium led by American investor Boehly completed the takeover of the Blues last month.
Coming into the Premier League was another international defender, Morocco’s Nayef Aguerd, who joined West Ham from French club Rennes for a reported PS30m.
Fabregas, 35, made 68 appearances for the Ligue 1 side after moving to the principality from Chelsea in January 2019.
“Real Madrid have reached an agreement to sign Antonio Rüdiger, who joins the club on a four-year deal,” the freshly-crowned UEFA Champions League winners from Spain said.
The Serie A club confirmed the extension of the 63-year-old head coach’s deal in a statement on Thursday.
Saka’s teammate, Emile Smith Rowe, has also been nominated, along with Crystal Palace’s Conor Gallagher, who spent the 2021-22 season on loan from Chelsea, and Aston Villa’s Jacob Ramsey.
The ex-Super Eagles star started out as an academy player in Jos, Plateau State and rose to the highest level.
Having spent nearly three months under restrictions, Chelsea is on the brink of being able to operate normally with the government and Premier League approving the takeover by a consortium headed by Todd Boehly.
Since departing Chelsea in January last year, the centre-back has established himself as one of the best defenders in Serie A, making a total of 48 appearances.
Meanwhile, Watford will guarantee 19th position with all three points at Stamford Bridge, although it will still take a Norwich City win against Tottenham Hotspur to dislodge them from second-bottom.
Abraham, who joined the Italian giants last summer from Chelsea for £34million, ended his league season on Friday night with two goals for Jose Mourinho ’s side in their 3-0 win away at Torino. That win has secured a place in next season’s Europa League, and Abraham’s goals saw him end the Serie A campaign on 17 goals, setting a new record for an English player in Italy’s top-flight.
The result meant that Chelsea effectively sealed third place in the English Premier League ahead of the final round of fixtures on Sunday.
The former Chelsea defender has been a key influence as Milan are one game away from winning the Scudetto.
The Dutchman began the Wembley encounter alongside Ibrahima Konate and kept out the Blues’ attack for 90 minutes before being taken off for Joel Matip.
Liverpool had the advantage in the shootout after César Azpilicueta hit the post with the second Blues spot-kick before Sadio Mané blew the chance to win it with a weak fifth kick. But Mason Mount missed Chelsea’s seventh kick, allowing Tsimikas