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Mateo Kovacic speaks out on what convinced him to join Chelsea

Mateo Kovacic says he was convinced to join Chelsea by the presence of new manager Maurizio Sarri. The Croatian midfielder joined the Blues on a season long loan from Real Madrid earlier this month as part of the deal that saw Thibaut Courtois go the other way. The 24-year-old made his debut for Chelsea this …

Chelsea fans react: Marcos Alonso back to Real Madrid?

Chelsea fans have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on a possible return to Real Madrid for defender Marcos Alonso.  Alonso has emerged a shock target for Madrid in the days following their 4-2 Super Cup defeat to Atletico Madrid, with manager Julen Lopetegui reportedly keen to add the Spaniard to his squad before the …

Real Madrid eyeing late swoop for Chelsea defender

Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui wants to sign Chelsea full-back Marcos Alonso, according to reports. Los Blancos second-choice left-back Theo Hernandez left for Real Sociedad yesterday, and Lopetegui wants Alonso to help reinforce his defence. He also sees the Spaniard as someone who can help keep first choice Marcelo on his toes following the Brazilian’s …

Chelsea star hoping for big success in Italy

Chelsea defender Ola Aina says he is hoping for big success in Italy after completing his loan-move to Torino. The 21-year-old was shipped out to Serie A yesterday only days after signing a new three-year deal at Stamford Bridge. Aina spent last season in the Championship with Hull City, where he made 46 appearances in …

Chelsea fans #WelcomeKepa to Stamford Bridge following world record move

Chelsea fans have taken to Twitter to welcome new signing Kepa Arrizabalaga to Stamford Bridge. The 23-year-old joined the Blues in a world, and club, record £71 million move from Athletic Bilbao yesterday, and will replace Thibaut Courtois as the club’s number one after he left for Real Madrid. Kepa signed a seven-year deal at The …

Chelsea star ruled out of Arsenal clash this weekend

Cesc Fabregas will miss Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Arsenal this Saturday. The Spaniard was sidelined for the 3-0 win over Huddersfield on Saturday afternoon with a knee injury, and is not expected to recover in time for the weekend’s derby at Stamford Bridge. Fabregas was absent from training as the Maurizio Sarri’s side enjoyed …

Willian takes aim at former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte after opening day victory

Chelsea midfielder Willian have revealed he would not still be at the club had former manager Antonio Conte stayed in charge. Conte left Stamford Bridge this summer after a difficult last season at Stamford Bridge in which the Blues finished fifth in the Premier League. Willian did not see eye-to-eye with the Italian boss, and …

Kepa signing a ‘huge risk’ says former Blue

Former Chelsea star Mark Schwarzer believes Chelsea have taken a ‘huge risk’ in signing keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. The 23-year-old arrived at Stamford Bridge on deadline day in a £71.8 million deal from Athletic Madrid – with the fee making him the most expensive goalkeeper in history. Kepa was brought in as a last minute replacement for …

Chelsea Injury News Ahead Of Season Opener Vs Huddersfield

Chelsea have worked through an uncertain summer as they had their transfer plans mainly on hold while they tried to resolve the contract situation with Antonio Conte and waited to appoint former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri as his replacement. Chelsea start their campaign this Saturday with a 2pm kick-off at the John Smith’s Stadium against …

Courtois sends message to Chelsea fans ahead of Real Madrid move

Thibaut Courtois has thanked Chelsea fans for their ‘years of support’ ahead of his switch to Real Madrid. Courtois agreed to join Madrid yesterday, bringing an end his seven-year spell at Stamford Bridge. Madrid are expected to pay around £35 million for the Belgium international, while midfielder Mateo Kovacic also joined the Blues on a …

Chelsea set to sign £71.6m goalkeeper and Real Madrid midfielder

Chelsea have agreed a deal with Athletic Bilbao to pay a world record fee of £71.6 million for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. The Spaniard will be drafted into the Blues team as a direct replacement for Thibaut Courtois, who is expected to complete his £35m move to Real Madrid after boycotting his return to the club …

Chelsea fans urge club to complete deal for World Cup winner before tomorrow afternoon

Chelsea fans have urged their club to complete a deal for Nabil Fekir before tomorrow’s transfer deadline.  The Blues are shock favourites to land the France international after his proposed move to Liverpool earlier this summer broke down at the last minute. ExpressSport claim the Blues opened talks with Lyon over a deal for Fekir yesterday …

Chelsea leapfrog Liverpool in race for France international Nabil Fekir

Chelsea are due to open talks with Lyon over the transfer of Nabil Fekir, according to reports. Liverpool came close to landing the Lyon midfielder earlier this summer, however his proposed £53 million move to Anfield collapse at the last minute. And ExpressSport now report Chelsea are set to steal Fekir from under their rival’s …

Hazard going nowhere insists Belgian football expert

Eden Hazard won’t be leaving Chelsea in the next few days insists Belgian football expert Kristof Terreur. The Blues forward has been heavily rumoured to be on his way out of Stamford Bridge this summer following comments he needed “something different” after six seasons with the Blues. Real Madrid – who Hazard himself said were his …

Eden Hazard to STAY at Chelsea

Chelsea star Eden Hazard is set to stay at the club this summer, according to Belgian football expert Kristof Terreur. The Belgium international returned to England last weekend after his World Cup duty, and began training with the club’s other international stars. It has been rumoured all summer long that Hazard is a top target …

Ivory Coast star turns down new contract in effort to force Chelsea move

Wilfried Zaha has rejected a new contract with Crystal Palace in order to help force a move away from Selhurst Park before Thursday’s transfer deadline. The Ivory Coast international has emerged as a target for both Chelsea and Tottenham after a fine season with the Eagles. Zaha scored nine times and laid on five assists …

Belgium coach reveals huge Courtois and Hazard news

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois could be set to leave the club this summer according to Belgium coach Graeme Jones, who says that a move for Eden Hazard could also be a possibility. Courtois has been rumoured to be leaving Stamford Bridge all summer after negotiations over his contract stalled, and Real Madrid are the hot …

Chelsea offer player plus cash deal for Crystal Palace star

Chelsea have submitted an offer of £30 million plus Danny Drinkwater to Crystal Palace for Wilfried Zaha, according to reports. Chelsea are on the hunt for a new winger with Willian widely expected to leave the club in the coming days, and manager Maurizio Sarri is believed to want Zaha to replace the Brazil international. …

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