Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has admitted that he is still confident that his teammates Willian, Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois will remain at Stamford Bridge this summer.
Chelsea have had a stormy summer after dismissing manager Antonio Conte a number of players have claimed the willing to leave the club this summer transfer window.
Belgium internationals Hazard and Courtois have both been linked with a move to Real Madrid, while Willian has been strongly linked with Manchester United and Barcelona this summer.
Hazard has recently revealed that he is considering his future and has clarified that he would prefer Real Madrid move; while following the World Cup, Courtois claimed that wherever he will play next season, he will be along with Hazard.
However, Alonso believes the trio will return to Stamford Bridge from their post-World Cup breaks.
“I am not even thinking about that. They are Chelsea players and I am looking forward to seeing them after their holidays,” Alonso told Sky Sports News.
“They are top players and very important for us.”
“Every season with Chelsea, we have to fight for every competition and every game and we will go for it.”
Chelsea, who recently employed Maurizio Sarri as the new manager, will start their International Champions Cup against Inter Milan on Saturday at Allianz Riviera Stadium, in Nice.