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Why Chelsea need JT more than ever now

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There is no question that John Terry had to leave the football club in the quest for playing time; however, I do wonder in hindsight if Antonio Conte wished he had persuaded him to take on a player/coach role and keep his presence in and around the Chelsea dressing room. Clearly there is a lack …

Blues youngster ‘had a vision’ to leave Chelsea and it is proved right as he wins man-of-the-match on England debut

Chelsea loanee Ruben Loftus-Cheek has admitted he had to leave the club in order to speed up his career, a decision that seems to have paid off as he as seen himself given an England call up ahead of the upcoming international friendlies. The 21-year old joined Crystal Palace on a season-long loan at the …

Chelsea Starlets Set To Make Full International Debuts On The Biggest Stage

This international break sees England facing arguably the world’s best two international teams. England will play World Champions Germany on Friday the 10th of November, kicking off at 8pm at Wembley. The Three Lions will then follow up that up with another mouth-watering game as they take on Brazil on Tuesday 14th of November again …

Update: Hazard praises new Chelsea signings

Chelsea’s newboys have been praised by star man Eden Hazard. The Blues spent just under £200m on new recruits during the summer, bringing in 6 new faces at the club. Willy Caballero was brought in by Chelsea on a free transfer from Manchester City, and was joined by club record signing Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger, …

Conte thanks Diego Costa for Chelsea service

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has thanked striker Diego Costa for his service to Chelsea during his three years at the club. Conte only managed Costa for one of those years, and the couple had numerous hiccups during that time with the latest of them supposedly pushing the Spanish international out of the club. Costa managed …

Costa insists he has no issue with Conte after transfer is agreed

Chelsea confirmed on Thursday that troubled striker Diego Costa had agreed a deal to sign for Atletico Madrid. The Spanish international had been deemed surplus to requirements by manager Antonio Conte, apparently receiving a text in the summer to say he would not be needed at the club. The 28-year-old was never seen at Stamford …

Conte to blame for Barkley move collapse

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Ross Barkley’s move to Chelsea collapsed because Antonio Conte had his phone turned off, says Joey Barton. The Everton midfielder was close to joining Chelsea on deadline day but opted to stay at Goodison Park, claiming recovering from his injury is his main priority. However, there were several reports that the midfielder rejected a move …

Superstar may be prepared to snub Real Madrid after Chelsea’s transfer activity

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Chelsea endured a difficult time during the summer transfer window, missing out on a number of prime targets, but Antonio Conte’s side still managed to secure some very good signings to bolster his ranks. Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger and Tiemoue Bakayoko arrived in the summer window before the captures of Danny Drinkwater and Davide Zappacosta …

Journalist claims alternative reason behind Barkley’s collapsed Chelsea move

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Chelsea endured a dramatic end to the transfer window, landing Davide Zappacosta and Danny Drinkwater but missing out on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who joined Liverpool, Fernando Llorente, who moved to Spurs, and Ross Barkley. The latter of that trio caught the most headlines as it’s claimed the England international changed his mind on moving to Stamford …

Chelsea End Summer Transfer Window With A Bang As Drinkwater And Zappacosta Are Signed

Chelsea fans should be proud of this summer’s transfer campaign as Chelsea managed to make good use of their budget. They sold players with a total value of around £100 and invested twice that amount in what seem to be some very specific and well thought out additions. Conte seems to be really putting his …

Conte Determined To Sign Right-Back To Compete With Victor Moses – Sagna, Rafinha and Zappacosta linked

Chelsea have missed out on Oxlade-Chamberlain who was spotted wearing the Liverpool last night after his medical. He seemed like a solid solution for the 3-5-2 formation that helped Conte win the title. Even if Victor Moses is more than efficient, he can leave a massive gap in the whole Chelsea set-up if injury hits …

The business Chelsea could conclude on Deadline Day

Chelsea have endured a rollercoaster ride over the course of the summer and the drama in West London looks set to continue into Deadline Day, as Antonio Conte looks to finalise further deals for his club. The Blues have already added Willy Caballero, Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger and Tiemoue Bakayoko to their squad this summer …

Chelsea need at least two signings before the transfer window shuts

Chelsea’s summer has been a rollercoaster ride and their start to their Premier League title defence has been similarly rocky, with the Blues falling to defeat on the opening weekend against Burnley but responding with victories over Tottenham Hotspur and Everton. New signings Alvaro Morata and Tiemoue Bakayoko have started to impress at Stamford Bridge, …

Chelsea Close On Striker Signing

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Chelsea are reportedly close to signing striker Fernando Llorente from Swansea City, as the transfer deadline day approaches. Antonio Conte has been known to want Llorente this summer, who scored 15 Premier League goals last season during his first season in the Premier League – and reports in Spain say that a deal could be …

Where does Oxlade-Chamberlain fit in at Chelsea?

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has made it clear in recent weeks that he wants further signings before the transfer window slams shut and it seems the Blues are set to complete a major signing in the final few days of the window. Widespread reports indicate that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is due to arrive from London rivals …

Chelsea eye further signings as transfer deadline looms

Antonio Conte has committed his future to Chelsea after speculation about him being unhappy with the club’s transfer dealings this summer. The boss has previously admitted he wants to make further signings in order to bolster his thinning squad, and has seemingly become quite frustrated at the club. Conte is believed to want at lest …

Conte To Make Final Assault On London Rivals Arsenal For Starlet

In what could be one of the more surprising transfers of the summer, Chelsea are ready to secure the services of 24-year-old Gunner and England international, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The versatile winger who was used by Wenger as a utility man it appeared, seems tempted by the fact that he can finally get a stable position …

Chelsea want Jamie Vardy

Have Chelsea Finally Found A Taker For The Manager's Post?

Chelsea are widely reported to be preparing an offer for Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy. The forward is a key player for the Foxes, and played a huge part in their title winning campaign. He was linked with a switch to Arsenal last summer during the European Championships when Arsene Wenger wanted to add a striker …

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