Joao Felix: Because of the World Cup, many teams will have an unusual January transfer window. After the tournament, there could be an unusually high number of big-name transfers, and teams like Chelsea, which have a lot of work to do, will be kept busy during this extra period without any first-team games.
So it comes as no surprise that there are strong whispers in Spain about a move for Joao Felix. He should have moved in the summer, but he most likely stayed to avoid jeopardizing his starting spot for Portugal in this tournament.
Joao Felix has requested a transfer away from Atlético Madrid during the January transfer window. # Chelsea, under their new ownership, is one of the the clubs to have made an impression in the race for his signature
November 25, 2022 — Chels HQ (@Chels HQ)
When it’s over, Marca claims he’s ready to flee Atletico, and Chelsea is on his list of possible destinations.
Chelsea set to open preliminary talks to sign £25m Premier League star
We can’t stop fantasizing about him as a creative fulcrum in the team, but the reality is that he’s had a career full of disappointments, and we fear the same will be true at Chelsea.