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Chelsea Eye Summer Deal For Ajax’s Champions League Hero As Potential Hazard Replacement

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Chelsea are one of four Premier League teams scouting Ajax playmaker Hakim Ziyech, according to reports in Germany. Arsenal, Everton and Leicester City are keeping tabs on the 26-year-old, while Bayern Munich are also very keen to snap up the winger. Ziyech has been instrumental to Ajax’s run to the Champions League semi-final. The Moroccan …

Hasselbaink Believes Chelsea Should Opt Against Signing Croatian Star This Summer

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Former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink believes that the club should not sign loanee Mateo Kovacic on a permanent deal in the summer. The Blues are currently under a transfer embargo but even if the sanctions are lifted, Hasselbaink believes the Croatian should be sent back to Real Madrid as he isn’t the right fit …

‘Another Wizard’ Couldn’t Be More Fitting For Us’ – Fans Hoping Chelsea Raid Hazard’s Former Club For New Signing

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Chelsea could make a move for Lille winger Nicolas Pepe if their transfer ban is lifted, according to reports in France. It is believed that the Blues, along with Arsenal, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Barcelona are all tracking the 23-year-old. Supporters think that returning to Eden Hazard‘s former club to sign the …

‘Talk About A Bargain’ ‘Would Be Great Deal’ – Chelsea Fans Back £34.5m Swoop For Brazilian Flyer If Ban Is Lifted

Chelsea are among four Premier League teams interested in Ajax winger David Neres, according to reports in the UK. Arsenal, Everton and Manchester United are all said to be keeping tabs on the Brazilian international, who has impressed playing in the Champions League this season. Ajax are believed to be holding out for €40m (£34.5m); …

Mount Speaks Out On Where He’ll Be Playing His Football Next Season

Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount says he isn’t thinking about where he will be playing his football next season. The 20-year-old is currently on loan at Derby County until the end of the campaign and wants to focus on the Rams’ push for a playoff place: “It’s not on my mind at the moment, my focus …

Higuain Reveals What He Knows About Hazard’s Madrid Move

Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain has said Eden Hazard has not asked him about life in Madrid despite the midfielder being heavily linked with a move to the Bernabeu. The Argentine played for Real between 2007 and 2013, and although he says his teammate hasn’t explicitly stated he wants to leave, he doesn’t believe much can …

Sarri Reveals He Has Made His Decision Over Mateo Kovacic’s Future At Chelsea

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has confirmed that he would like Mateo Kovacic to stay on a permanent basis. The Croatian is currently on a season-long loan from Real Madrid, but the Blues have no option to buy the player. Things are further complicated by the club’s transfer ban. However, Sarri thinks Kovacic’s technical ability makes …

Chelsea Send Scouts To Watch Brazilian Talent With £34m Release Clause

Chelsea had a scout in attendance to see Athletico Paranaense midfielder Bruno Guimaraes play against Boca Juniors in the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday, according to reports in Brazil. The 21-year-old had a good game as he provided an assist for Marco Ruben’s second goal in a 3-0 win for the Brazilian side. Guimaraes is also …

Lampard Has His Say On Whether Chelsea Starlet Should Consider Leipzig Move

Derby manager and Chelsea legend Frank Lampard believes Mason Mount has a decision to make after RB Leipzig showed an interest in the 20-year-old. The midfielder is currently on loan at Pride Park for the remainder of the season, but when asked if a move to Germany would be a good idea for the playmaker, …

Milan Giants Preparing Summer Raid For Chelsea’s Pedro

AC Milan and Inter Milan are both looking to sign Chelsea winger Pedro in the summer, according to the Express. The Spaniard will have just 12 months to run on his contract at the end of the season and the Italian clubs are looking to take advantage of the situation. Milan’s Sporting Director Leonardo is …

Chelsea Join United In Pursuing Barcelona Playmaker Despite Transfer Embargo

Chelsea are tracking Barcelona attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho despite their transfer ban, according to the Express. Reports in the Catalan media have been running a quote from the 26-year-old that suggest that the player is considering moving clubs this summer. He reportedly told Brazilian teammates on international duty: “I am thinking about leaving Barcelona, I …

Sarri Gives Response On Whether Eden Hazard Has Made His Decision To Leave Chelsea

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has revealed that Eden Hazard has not confided in him whether he has decided to leave the club or not. The Belgian international has stated that he has made a decision on his future, but so far there has been no clear indication on whether he is on his way out …

Chelsea Set To Offer £100,000 A Week Salary To Secure Deal For 18 Year Old

Chelsea will offer Callum Hudson-Odoi £100,000 a week to stay at Stamford Bridge, according to the Evening Standard. The 18-year-old is reportedly keen to leave the Blues but the London club are said to be hopeful that their new contract offer will be enough to persuade him to sign on the dotted line. Hudson-Odoi reportedly rejected …

Chelsea Forward Says He May Make A U-Turn On His Future At The Club

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud says there is still a possibility that he will be at Stamford Bridge next season. The Frenchman’s contract expires in the summer, and the forward has talked about returning to France at the end of the campaign. However, Giroud believes nothing is set in stone. With the Blues’ transfer ban, he may …

Chelsea Given Glimmer Of Hope Over Summer Transfer Ban As FIFA Confirm Appeal Hearing Date

Chelsea will find out their fate over their appeal against the transfer ban before the summer after FIFA confirmed that a hearing will be held next month. The Blues had protested that they had been treated unfairly when sanctions were not lifted during the appeal process. However, FIFA have now decided to hear the London …

Hudson-Odoi Says He Will Not Rush Into Deciding Chelsea Future

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi says he is not impatient about getting first-team opportunities at Stamford Bridge. The 18-year-old reportedly handed in a transfer request to force through a move to Bayern Munich in January, only for the Blues to refuse to sell him. Speaking ahead of what could be his full debut for England against …

Kante Speaks Out On Whether He Would Join Real Madrid If Zidane Asked Him To

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has rejected talk about moving to Real Madrid. Reports in recent weeks have suggested that Zinedine Zidane is keen on signing both the Frenchman and Eden Hazard this summer. However, speaking on international duty about his future, he said he would not leave Chelsea, even if Zidane asked him to: “Today …

Liverpool Join German Giants In Tracking Unsettled Chelsea Starlet

Liverpool have joined Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in monitoring Callum Hudson-Odoi’s situation at Chelsea, according to reports in Germany. The 18-year-old was the subject of a £35m bid from Bayern in the January transfer window, with the player said to have been keen to join the German club. Hudson-Odoi remains on the Bundesliga giants’ …