Boss Brendan Rodgers Wesley believes in Fofana’s return and Ben Chilwell It puts Leicester’s financial strength in perspective.
The Foxes have sold Chilwell and Fofana to Chelsea for a total of £120m, and the duo will likely play against their former club on Saturday.
CEO Susan Whelan acknowledged this week that the Foxes must continue to sell players to comply with Financial Fair Play, after the club’s financial results for the year ended May 2022 showed a £92.5m loss.
Meaning James Madison He could be out in the summer with only a year left on his current deal, and Rodgers knows about Chilwell’s return, and Fofana reminds him where the Foxes live.
“I think most fans will see that when quality is taken from your team it can naturally affect everything,” he said.
“Especially when you can’t really change it but that’s what it is. Those guys went on their way, they were great for us, they got their moves.
“As a club you have to make sure you always have a line of players that has the potential to reach the level of players who come and go.
“The club lost their players while I was here, they lost their players while I was here, and they will probably lose long after I’m gone.
“The whole challenge is trying to replace hungry players and players who can coach.”
Fofana will make its first return to Turkey. King Power Stadium Since a £70m move to Stamford Bridge in August.
Defender finished the game Leicester His career running with the Under-23 after failing to make it to first-team practice while trying to push a move.
But Rodgers has always maintained that he has a good relationship with the 22-year-old and would welcome him back.
“I will be really glad to see him. He was great for me. He was a young player, and I understand the game, what it takes to come out, and I know for sure that the words were not from him.
“Our relationship was strong, we pulled a young man out of a team that didn’t play many games. He’s helped us achieve some great things here. He is a very talented actor and a really good young man. I look forward to seeing him.
“I watched him play against Dortmund last night and you could see he was back to his level. He was obviously injured at the start of the season. He will be a great player for Chelsea and I look forward to seeing him.”