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Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga ‘willing to take pay cut on £150,000-a-week wages’

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga is reportedly willing to take a pay cut in an attempt to facilitate a move away from the club.

The Spain international, who earns around £150,000-a-week, has received a considerable amount of criticism for some of his performances since joining Chelsea from Athletic Bilbao in 2018.

As reported by The Sun, Atletico Madrid are open to signing Kepa should Jan Oblak leave, while Sevilla are also pursuing him.

Kepa became the most expensive goalkeeper in world football when Chelsea paid £71.6million for him, but he has struggled to justify that price tag.

Earlier in the season Kepa was dropped by manager Frank Lampard as he found himself on the bench for four league games in a row and was also among the substitutes for the 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

Although Kepa subsequently worked his way back into the starting lineup, the doubts regarding his reliability have persisted, and he endured another frustrating game in the 5-3 defeat to Liverpool this week.

Despite enjoying living in London, Kepa is now resigned to leaving Chelsea.

The 25-year-old will hope to start on Sunday as Chelsea host Wolves knowing that they need a point to guarantee Champions League qualification. 

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