Hakim Ziyech will he soon find a significant playing time? Placardized by Chelsea who thinks of letting him go, the Moroccan international could well continue his progression in the Premier League, in the ranks of Newcastle, freshly acquired by Saudi investors who are preparing an XXL transfer window.
Author of a mediocre first half of the season, Hakim Ziyech is in the red with Chelsea. The Atlas Lion who enjoys very little playing time granted by his coach, Thomas Tuchel, has become one of the priorities of Newcastle management, to recruit him in the next transfer window.
According to English media, the 28-year-old midfielder is one of the most important names the Newcastle administration is seeking to sign, after the team transferred ownership to the Saudi Investment Fund a few days ago , and expressed his desire to close a big deal.
The former Ajax Amsterdam star was set to move to AC Milan last summer but Tuchel refused to release him aware of the player’s great potential. However, the main concerned has failed to deliver good performances in his recent appearances, prompting Blues fans to demand his departure.
The Atlas Lion arrived at Stamford Bridge last summer for € 40million, seducing the Premier League in his first half of the season under Frank Lampard, despite numerous injuries that have hampered his progress.
By the time the Moroccan regained his top form, Tuchel had joined the club, and the former Ajax Amsterdam star failed to find his place.
However, that changed this summer as Tuchel used the player in every preseason game as he also appeared in the UEFA Super Cup, where he injured his shoulder after scoring the first goal of the match.
The Moroccan is currently training to regain his form, although he was not called up to play in the 2022 World Cup qualifying matches with his selection, following a dispute with national coach Vahid Halilhodzic.