Pundit claims that Chelsea have made just one good signing under Todd Boehly

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Sky Sports pundit, Paul Merson has claimed that Cole Palmer is the only good player Todd Boehly has signed for Chelsea since he took over ownership of the club from Roman Abramovich in 2022.

The Blues have spent over £1bn on transfers in the last three windows alone, with a total of 29 players swapping their former clubs for the Stamford Bridge outfit since then.

However, despite their spending, Chelsea are 12th on the Premier League table after 16 games, with a whopping 14 points now separating them from the top four.

Speaking under his Sky Sports column recently, Merson went through some of the players that have joined Chelsea in recent months, and named Palmer as the only really good name they’ve managed to bring in since. He also urged Boehly to give Mauricio Pochettino more control over which players come in, if the club wants to go and get more people when the January transfer window opens.

“If Chelsea go and buy players in January, then Pochettino has to have a say in it,” the Arsenal legend wrote.

“I went through the summer signings. I was looking at them and it was like, ‘good signing’, ‘alright’, ‘no’, ‘alright’, ‘not bad’ and ‘alright’. That’s where it is at the moment. There are not many you can say have been amazing.

“Cole Palmer has been a really good signing, but I’m not sure there’s much else.

“Mykhailo Mudryk hasn’t really got going. [Moises] Caicedo doesn’t look like a £115m player. Enzo Fernandes looks really good every now and then.

“Axel Disasi looks good when he plays next to Thiago Silva and he’s playing well. Noni Madueke and Carney Chukwuemeka don’t play.

“You can keep going through the list and it is the same. I just don’t see what the thinking was with all these signings.”

Palmer joined Chelsea from Manchester City on transfer deadline day, and already has five goals and four assists in 15 outings.