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‘Too Good To Be True’ ‘Come To Chelsea’ – Fans On Twitter React To Reports Of Interest In £75m Rated Dutch Defender

Chelsea are the latest club to be linked with Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt, with reports in Spain suggesting the Blues are keen on the Dutchman. Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal are also said to be interested in the teenager, along with the likes of Barcelona, Juventus and Bayern Munich. Supporters on Twitter are not …

Christensen Speaks Out On His Chelsea Future And Whether He Plans To Leave

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen has admitted he has considered leaving the club due to a lack of game time. The Danish international has made just two appearances in the Premier League this season and had been linked with the likes of Juventus, Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund during the January transfer window. The Blues have, however, …

French Club President Reveals Playmaker Is Set To Stay Despite Chelsea And Liverpool Interest

Lyon president Jean Michel Aulas has confirmed that the Ligue One club are close to agreeing a new contract with Nabil Fekir. The Frenchman has been heavily linked with Chelsea and Liverpool in recent months but Aulas is hopeful that the France international will put pen to paper on a new deal: “We have made …

Chelsea On Alert As Argentinian Marksman Faces Uncertain Future After Captaincy Snub

Chelsea have been handed a major boost in their pursuit of Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, according to the Sun. The Argentinian international has been stripped of the captaincy with manager Luciano Spalletti having handed the armband to goalkeeper Samir Handanovic. Consequently, Icardi did not feature for the Nerazzurri against Rapid Vienna in the 1-0 …

‘Fantastic Form From This Guy’ ‘Perfect Back Up Striker’ – Fans Praise Chelsea Frontman After Top Europa League Display

Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud scored his fifth goal in his sixth Europa League appearance against Malmo last night. The Frenchman put the Blues 2-0 up just before the hour mark with a smart backheel flick finish. Supporters gave credit to Giroud for another good display on the European stage: Fantastic form from this guy!! Hope …

Serbian Sharpshooter “Honoured” By Chelsea Interest Following Reports Of £39m Offer

Eintracht Frankfurt forward Luka Jovic has admitted to being flattered by the interest being shown in him from other clubs. Reports in Germany had suggested that Chelsea have tabled a €45m (£39m) offer for the 21-year-old, although there hasn’t been any confirmation of that. With Barcelona and Liverpool also having been linked with the striker, …

Pedro Makes Frank Admission About Chelsea’s ‘Sarriball’ Tactics

Chelsea winger Pedro Rodriguez has admitted that the players have found it difficult to implement Maurizio Sarri’s tactics on occasions this season. ‘Sarriball’ as it’s known requires high intensity as well as pressure on the ball, but the Spaniard said that they failed to get it right against Manchester City: “All the team follows the …

Chelsea Table £39.5m Bid For Bundesliga Goal Machine Wanted By Liverpool And Barcelona

Chelsea have offered €45m (£39.5m) for Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic, according to Bild. The German tabloid reports that the Blues are very keen on signing the 21-year-old, with the player being eyed as a replacement for Olivier Giroud. Jovic is currently on loan from Benfica but Frankfurt will make the move permanent in the …

‘Perfect For The Premier League’ ‘No Thank You’ – Fans React To Claims Chelsea Are After 3-Time Champions League Winner

Chelsea are lining up former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane if they part ways with Maurizio Sarri, according to reports in England. The Frenchman won the Champions League three years in a row with the Spanish club. He also won La Liga, the World Club Championship, the Spanish Super Cup and the European Super Cup …

REPORT: Barcelona Ready To Sell Chelsea And United Target For £57m

Barcelona could be ready to sell midfielder Ivan Rakitic for €65m (£57m) this summer, according to Sport. The Catalan newspaper reports that Barca have refused the Croatian’s request of a contract extension and are considering offloading the 30-year-old. Chelsea, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Juventus and Inter Milan have all enquired about Rakitic’s situation, knowing that …

Loan Report: How Are Chelsea Stars Faring So Far This Season?

With the sheer number of players that Chelsea have out on loan, it’s not easy to keep track of how well they are all doing away from Stamford Bridge. I have chosen to focus on eight loanees who have been performing for their clubs: Christian Pulisic The £58m January signing did not get off the bench …

Lampard Responds To Chelsea Talk As Odds Tumble On Legend Taking Over

Derby County manager Frank Lampard has said he is fully focused on his job at the Championship club despite speculation over Maurizio Sarri’s future at Chelsea. The Blues legend is the favourite at some bookmakers to take over at Stamford Bridge if the Italian is sacked. However, speaking about his future, Lampard said he is …

Shearer Calls On Sarri To Make Key Change To Stop Teams Exploiting Chelsea’s Glaring Weakness

TV pundit Alan Shearer believes Manchester City were the latest team to exploit Chelsea’s major weakness in the middle of the park. During the 6-0 defeat yesterday, the former Newcastle striker noticed City focused on closing down Jorginho: “We saw when Chelsea were beaten at Arsenal, beaten at Bournemouth conceding four goals, that if you …

Neville Insists Chelsea “Must Live Through The Pain” And Stick By Sarri

Former Manchester United full-back Gary Neville believes Chelsea must stick by manager Maurizio Sarri despite yesterday’s humbling 6-0 defeat to Manchester City. The TV pundit believes it will take time for the Italian’s style of play to be implemented at the Blues, but it means having to endure a long adaptation period: “If the ownership …

Chelsea And Manchester United Eyeing Deal For 18-Goal Portuguese Midfield Star

Chelsea and Manchester United are scouting Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes, according to O Jogo. The Portuguese newspaper reports the 24-year-old’s form this season has attracted the attention of the two clubs. Fernandes has scored 18 goals this campaign, which is the most for any midfielder in a top European league. He has already surpassed …

Fabregas Has A Theory On Whether Eden Hazard Will Stay At Chelsea

Monaco midfielder Cesc Fabregas believes Eden Hazard could be staying at Chelsea after the Belgian revealed he has made a decision on his future. In an interview released earlier this week, Hazard said he has settled on what he wants to do. Fabregas believes this public admission would suggest he will be signing a new …

Manchester City V Chelsea Match Preview, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will want to build on the 5-0 win over Huddersfield Town last week with a good display at the Etihad. The Blues have wilted in key away games against Tottenham and Arsenal this campaign, and they will want to put that right on Sunday. City will be heading into the match …

‘Biggest Downgrade Ever’ ‘Really?’ – Chelsea Fans On Twitter Are Not Keen On The Club Recruiting £50m Rated Brazilian

Everton forward Richarlison has been named as one of the possible options to replace Eden Hazard if the Belgian leaves the club at the end of the season. The Toffees only signed the 21-year-old from Watford for £50m in the summer but the Blues are believed to have tracked the player since his time in Brazil. Fans on …