Chelsea Confirm Squad Numbers For Raheem Sterling And Kalidou Koulibaly As Duo Set To Make Pre-season Debut

Chelsea have disclosed squad numbers for their two newly signed players, Kalidou Koulibaly and Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly are set to feature in Chelsea next pre-season game as the club assign jersey numbers to them.

Sterling who joined from Manchester City wore the number 7 shirt back at Etihad but seeing this very number occupied by N’Golo Kante, the English man is set to for a new number.

Chelsea are hopeful of producing better results with the additions and have already began putting Koulibaly on the line of continuing a legacy at Chelsea as they assign him legendary number.

The Blues produced a 2-1 victory on their last pre-season game as the duo weren’t part of the game being newly joined players and still arranging paperwork.

Ahead of their next game, Tuchel has already included the players in his plans as the club took to their official website to announce of their newly assigned shirt numbers.

Kalidou Koulibaly will take on the legendary 26 jersey worn by former Chelsea defender, John Terry.

Raheem Sterling will wear the number 17 that has been recently vacated by Saul Niguez who returned to Atletico Madrid after his loan spell with Chelsea.

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