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Lampard Reveals He Will Talk With Chelsea Star About Possible January Exit

Frank Lampard

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says he understands Olivier Giroud’s frustration about his lack of game time and will look to sit down with the player in January if he remains on the periphery of the first team. During the recent international break, the Frenchman expressed his disappointment that he hadn’t been picked more regularly, and …

Chelsea Plotting Summer Bid For Serie A Midfield General

Ruslan Malinovskyi

Chelsea are interested in Atalanta midfielder Rulan Malinovskyi, according to the Express. The Ukrainian was scouted during the most recent international break by Claude Makelele and the ex-Blues star sent back a glowing report about the player. The 26-year-old was actually at Genk last season, having scored 16 goals and provided 16 assists in 51 …

‘Best DM In The League’ ‘Man Of The Match’ ‘Absolutely World Class!’ Fans Praise Chelsea Playmaker After Newcastle Win

Jorginho

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho put in a masterful performance as the Blues came out 1-0 winners over Newcastle yesterday afternoon. The Italian was instrumental in dictating play in the middle of the park for Frank Lampard’s side. He hasn’t always been a favourite among supporters, with his first season under previous coach Maurizio Sarri coming under …

REPORT: Chelsea And Liverpool Both Keen On Snapping Up Bournemouth Midfield Maestro

Lewis Cook

Chelsea and Liverpool are both keeping tabs on Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook, according to the Daily Mail. The England international was out for nine months with a knee ligament injury and the two clubs are said to be watching his comeback with interest. Both teams see Cook’s attributes as ideal for their midfields. He has …

‘He Is Back’ ‘Great News’ ‘Newcastle Ain’t Ready For You’ Chelsea Fans On Social Media Delighted As Star Returns To Training

Chelsea left-back Emerson Palmieri was back in full training this week ahead of the game against Newcastle. The Italian has been out of action since aggravating a thigh injury in the 2-1 defeat to Liverpool last month. The defender had started the season as first-choice left-back ahead of Marcos Alonso and fans on Twitter believe …

Kovacic In And Kante Out: Chelsea’s Predicted XI To Face Newcastle

Kovacic

Chelsea’s injury problems make it hard to predict who manager Frank Lampard will pick in his starting line up to face Newcastle tomorrow afternoon. Reece James and Emerson Palmieri are back in training but with Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso having started the 4-1 win against Southampton last time out, it’s unlikely the Blues will …

Chelsea Among Five Teams Eyeing Turkish Under 21 International Goalkeeper

Chelsea are one of five clubs keeping close tabs on Fenerbahce goalkeeper Altay Bayindir, according to Turksvoetbel.net. Scouts from the Blues are said to have been impressed with his performances this campaign. The London club will face competition, however, from the likes of Atletico Madrid, Schalke, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich who have also been …

Owen Makes His Prediction For Chelsea’s Game Against Newcastle

Owen

Former England international Michael Owen is expecting Chelsea to come out on top when they face Newcastle at Stamford Bridge this weekend. The TV pundit says the Magpies performed well to win against Manchester United in their last game but he can’t see them getting a result against a vibrant and young Blues side: “Newcastle …

Chelsea V Newcastle: Preview And Betting Odds

Frank Lampard

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is sweating over the fitness of four players after they picked up knocks playing for their countries during the international break. N’Golo Kante suffered an adductor muscle injury in the warm-up before France’s game against Iceland, but he did make the substitute’s bench for the 1-1 draw versus Turkey on Monday …

‘Gonna Be A Chelsea Legend’ ‘A Proper Baller!’ Fans On Social Media Hail 18 Year Old After Scoring Two Goals On International Duty

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi was on top form as he scored twice for England’s Under 21s against Austria in a 5-1 win last night. The 18-year-old opened his account with a close-range volley before finishing with a curling effort from outside the box to grab his second. The Blues star has moved back down a …

Marc Guehi: An In Depth Profile Of The Chelsea Youngster Who Could Break Into Lampard’s First Team Plans

Guehi

Chelsea defender Marc Guehi was given his first-team debut by manager Frank Lampard in the 7-1 win against Grimsby Town last month and we may yet see more of the 19-year-old over the coming weeks and months. The England Under 21 international is one to look out for after also being named on the bench …

Chelsea Monitoring Dutch Teenage Sensation After Stellar Start To The Season

Ihattaren

Chelsea are keeping a close eye on PSV playmaker Mohamed Ihattaren, according to Calciomercato.com. Despite the Blues’ transfer ban, scouts have identified the 17-year-old as an exciting young prospect. The teenager has started the season in excellent form, having scored three and contributed six assists in 12 games for his club. He scored his first …

“Anything Is Possible” Agent Raises Prospect Of Chelsea Star’s Departure

Jorginho

The agent of Chelsea star Jorginho has said a return to Italy is still a possibility when asked about what the future holds for the midfielder at club level. Speaking on Italian radio, Joao Santos did not put a timeframe on when the 27-year-old could leave Stamford Bridge but said the Italian international does have …

Chelsea Star Suffers Injury Setback On International Duty

Christensen

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen was substituted after picking up what looked like a groin injury in Denmark’s 1-0 win over Switzerland in a Euro 2020 qualifier last night. The centre-back was taken off with three minutes remaining during the game and there hasn’t been any indication yet about the seriousness of the problem. Frank Lampard …

‘Sounds Like It’s Not Too Bad’ ‘Lamps Warned Him’ Chelsea Fans On Social Media Not Happy As Deschamps Provides Update On Kante

N'Golo Kante warms up

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante was injured in the warm-up before France’s game against Iceland yesterday evening. The 27-year-old was in the starting line up for the Euro 2020 qualifier before having to pull out. Manager Didier Deschamps played down the seriousness of the issue, saying that the midfielder was withdrawn as a precaution with concerns …

Chelsea Frontrunners To Secure Deal For England Star Ahead Of United And City

Chilwell

Chelsea are the leading the race to sign Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell, according to the Daily Mail. The newspaper reports that the Blues are keen to snap up the England international despite their transfer ban. Manchester City and Manchester United have also been linked with the 22-year-old in recent days, and it remains to …

Latest Chelsea Injury Report: Updates On Reece James And Antonio Rudiger

Reece James

Chelsea right-back Reece James has withdrawn from international duty and will miss England Under 21’s games against Slovenia and Austria, it has been confirmed. The 19-year-old has reportedly picked up a fresh ankle injury. He missed the start of the season after damaging ankle ligaments while away with England’s Under 20 side in the summer. …

‘Deserves Nothing Less’ ‘What Are They Waiting For?’ Fans On Social Media React As Chelsea Star Closes In On New Five Year Deal

Abraham

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham is close to signing a new contract with the club, according to reports. It was reported back in August that the Blues had offered to double the 22-year-old’s wages and it seems a deal will be announced soon. The England international’s current contract expires in 2022, but this new offer will …