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June 17, 2024

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Chelsea ‘demand £30m’ to sell Reggae Boy Omari Hutchinson

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Chelsea is hoping to sell the youngster in order to comply with premier league financial sustainability rules

Chelsea football club is looking to make a tidy profit with the sale of Reggae Boy Omari Hutchinson. Hutchinson has emerged as one of the best youngsters in European football.
The Jamaican star spent his campaign on a season-long loan for championship club Ipswich FC. He enjoyed a productive season that ended with 11 goals and 5 assists in all competitions.
Hutchinson is a product is a product of the Arsenal football academy. Chelsea signed him as a free agent after his contract with Arsenal came to an end.
Chelsea is hoping to sell the youngster in order to comply with premier league financial sustainability rules. The sale of homegrown talents reflects as 100 per cent profit in the club’s books.
The club is reportedly demanding a £30million fee for any club that wants the services of Omari Hutchinson. The Jamaican starboy is receiving interest from clubs in Netherlands, England and Germany. This will be one of Chelsea’s most profitable sales because they got Hutchinson without paying a transfer fee in 2022.
Ipswich is the only English club that has shown interest in the youngster. Kieran Mckenna, the Ipswich coach, has already requested his bosses to sign the the 20-year-old for another season. However, Ipswich Town are likely to be priced out of a permanent move because the other clubs are likely to offer more money.
Hutchinson is a versatile player who can play on both wings as well as attacking midfield. He was one of the most highly-rated players when he played in youth football. However, he seen as a gamble when Ipswich signed him on loan.
Hutchinson managed 8 goals and 9 assists in the Chelsea under-21 setup. However, he only acquired two senior appearances in the main team. He made his first appearance in the FA Cup, while the other was in the Premier League, where the young player came off the bench late in the match against Manchester City.
Chelsea are demanding a big transfer fee because they believe that Hutchinson has potential to be a big football superstar.
According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, the Blues will not send the young Reggae Boy to another loan spell. this is because they can get big money from clubs like Ajax, Stuttgart and Feyenoord. He also suggested that he might be wanted by some other premier league clubs.
Hutchinson has made 2 appearances for the Jamaican national team. Coach Heimir Hallgrimson will be hoping to call him up in future Reggae Boyz squads.

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