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Clubs Line Up Offers As Chelsea Put Conte Favourite Up For Sale For £12m

Chelsea have set an asking price of £12m for wing-back Victor Moses, according to the Sun. The former Nigerian international has fallen out of favour at Stamford Bridge since the arrival of Maurizio Sarri in the summer and looks set to be sold in the January transfer window. The change to a back four under the …

Sarri Opens Up About Chelsea’s January Transfer Window Plans

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has indicated that the Blues could make at least one signing in the January transfer window. The Italian believes that work on the training pitch with his current players will lead to the best results but he hinted that one “new player” could be brought in to ensure his plans come …

Club President Reveals Future of Chelsea Target To Be Settled By ‘End Of The Year’

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has given Nabil Fekir until the end of the year to sign a new contract with the French club. The attacking midfielder has been heavily linked with Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Liverpool in recent months, but despite being very close to a move to the Reds in June, he remained a …

Chelsea Look To Steal March On Liverpool And United To Secure £44.5m Rated Serie A Fullback

Chelsea will step up their pursuit of Napoli fullback Elseid Hysaj in the January transfer window, according to reports in Italy. The Albanian international, who has also been linked with Liverpool and Manchester United, has worked with Maurizio Sarri at both the Partenopei and Empoli. The Blue boss is said to be keen to link …

Chelsea Ace Stalling On £15.6m A Year New Contract As Sarri Confirms Club Are Waiting On Decision

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard is delaying putting pen to paper on a £300,000 a week new contract, according to reports in the UK. The Blues have reportedly opened talks with the Belgian international and proposed a deal that would be worth in excess of £15.6m a year, making him the best-paid player at the club. …

Chelsea Leading The Race To Sign £45m Rated Spanish Star In January

Chelsea are keen on a move for Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez in the January transfer window, according to the Express. The Blues were linked with the 24-year-old in the Spanish press earlier this month, but the latest report indicates the Maurizio Sarri’s side are leading the race for the playmaker. Suarez is out of favour …

Chelsea Make First Official Bid For £70m Rated Bundesliga Star But There’s A Problem

Chelsea have placed an offer on the table for Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic, according to the Evening Standard. The Blues have reportedly bid below the Bundesliga’s club’s £70m asking price but there appears to be another major problem with the deal, other than the price tag. Pulisic reportedly favours a move to Liverpool so he …

REPORT – Chelsea Reject Enquiry From Barcelona For Out Of Favour Centre Back

Chelsea have turned down an enquiry from Barcelona for centre-back Andreas Christensen, according to reports in the English media. The Catalan club are seeking a replacement for Samuel Umtiti who looks set to be sidelined with a knee injury for the long term. The Frenchman has been suffering with the problem since the summer but …

Chelsea Monitoring Situation As German International Marksman Stalls On Signing New Contract

Chelsea are among the teams tracking RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner, according to reports in Germany. The German international is currently in a contract standoff with his club despite being offered €6m (£5.3m) a year, which would double his current salary. Werner is said to be keen to wait and see if a bigger club …

Chelsea On Alert As Questions Over £79m Rated Real Madrid Star’s Future Emerge

Chelsea are one of the team’s keeping an eye on Real Madrid midfielder Isco’s situation at the Spanish club, according to reports in Italy. The playmaker was one of the first names on the teamsheet under previous coach Zinedine Zidane but has fallen out of favour following Santiago Solari’s appointment. Isco was not in the …

REPORT: Chelsea Send Scouts To See Turkish Under 19 Starlet In Action

Chelsea are tracking Galatasaray winger Yunus Akgun, according to ESPN FC. The Blues are believed to have had scouts watching the midfielder when Turkey’s Under 19s defeated England in Antalya on Tuesday night. Maurizio Sarri’s side weren’t the only side who sent representatives to watch Akgun, however, with Juventus, Benfica and Wolfsburg also keeping tabs on …

Chelsea Vying With Arsenal And Liverpool For France Under 21 International

Chelsea are keeping tabs on Lyon playmaker Houssem Aouar, according to reports in the English media. The Blues are reportedly weighing up a move for the 20-year-old as they look to improve their creativity in midfield. Manager Maurizio Sarri has quite a few similar players in the middle of the park who could be described …

Chelsea Set To Enter January Battle To Sign Manchester United Contract Rebel

Chelsea are keen on signing Manchester United striker Anthony Martial, according to reports in the English media. The 22-year-old has rejected a new contract with the Red Devils, although the Manchester club have triggered their option to extend his stay until 2020. However, the extension hasn’t put off the Blues in trying to lure Martial …

Milan Step Up Pursuit Of Chelsea Playmaker With Talks Held Over Summer Switch

AC Milan have stepped up their pursuit of Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas, according to reports in Italy. Sporting Director Leonardo has spoken to the midfielder’s representatives about a possible move to the San Siro at the end of the season. Fabregas’s current deal with the Blues expires in the summer, and he will be free …

‘I can’t wait’ ‘Overrated’ ‘Bad Business’ – Fans On Twitter React As Chelsea Close In On New £70m Recruit

Chelsea are closing in on the signing of Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic, according to reports in the UK. The Blues are believed to be preparing a £70m offer for the American international with a deal possibly taking place during the January transfer window. Many supporters on Twitter think it will be a good purchase, …

Batshuayi Responds To Claims He Could Make Chelsea Return In January

Michy Batshuayi has responded to reports that he could make an early return to Chelsea in the January transfer window. The Belgian international is currently on a season-long loan deal at Valencia but he has struggled for form in front of goal. When asked about cutting his time short in Spain, Batshuayi said he had …

Chelsea Lead Liverpool And Spurs In Race For Dortmund Star With Player Keen On Premier League Switch

Chelsea are leading the race to sign Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Christian Pulisic, according to the Guardian. The American international has been heavily linked with both Liverpool and Tottenham in recent months, but the Blues are said to be in the driving seat for his signature. Pulisic has added to the speculation in recent days …

Cellino Says Chelsea Will Have To Do More Than Make A “Super Offer” To Sign Italian Teenage Sensation

Brescia president Massimo Cellino has set out the conditions for selling midfielder Sandro Tonali. The teenager is on Chelsea’s radar, with manager Maurizio Sarri a keen admirer, but Manchester City have also reportedly sent scouts to watch the 18-year-old in action. Cellino believes that Tonali’s departure won’t be based just on money and that a …