Chelsea releases Malouda, Ferreira

Updated: June 7, 2013


Florent Malouda and Paulo Ferreira are
among a handful of players who will leave Chelsea this summer.

The club released a list of players on Friday who will not be returning to
Stamford Bridge, and that list also includes Yossi Benayoun as well as
goalkeepers Ross Turnbull and Hilario.

Malouda was an important part of Chelsea’s success after joining the team in
2007 from Lyon.

The 32-year-old made 230 appearances for the Blues during his time at the
club, but his last match came as a substitute in Chelsea’s Champions League
final victory over Bayern Munich over a year ago.

Ferreira enjoyed a nine-year spell with the club and won three league titles,
while Benayoun was unable to land a new contract after spending last season on
loan at Arsenal.