Chelsea exits: Didier Drogba and Petr Cech among players who could leave Stamford Bridge this summer

GALLERY: The future of a number of squad players in the balance

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At the Stadium of Light on Sunday, a pair of Chelsea legends could make their final bow in blue.

After four Premier League titles, four FA Cup wins, and a Champions League win, Didier Drogba and Petr Cech (who also won the Europa League) appear to be heading for the exit.

Supporters of the club will not want the pair to leave but will know that all good things must come to an end. Drogba's advancing years and the arrival of Thibaut Courtois as the new No 1 mean two of Chelsea's best ever players could play for the last time.

We've said that about Drogba before, and he could yet be brought back, but Cech is too good to warm the bench and is desperate to play first-team football somewhere, even if Jose Mourinho wants to keep him.

The first-team squad looks pretty set, but there are a number of players on the fringes who have unclear futures at the club.


Chelsea had around 30 players out on loan this season and the likes of Victor Moses, Oriol Romeu and Marko Marin, among others, are players who could contribute in the Premier League of for teams across Europe.