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Chelsea confirmed the defender on Friday. Andreas Christensen He will leave the club at the end of his contract in late June. The Danish international is expected to join Barcelona after 10 years at Stamford Bridge. He has not played for the Blues since withdrawing from the FA Cup final against Liverpool in the morning, losing to Chelsea on penalties.
Christensen, 26, has scored twice in 161 Blues appearances, winning several trophies, including the Champions League and Europa League.
A statement on the Blues website said: “Chelsea Football Club would like to thank Andreas for his support in our success over the past decade and wish him all the best for his future career.”
Former England international Drinkwater, 32, arrived in London from Leicester in 2017 but managed to make only 23 outs during a failed spell in which he had several loans.
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