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Fabregas Casts Doubt Over Chelsea Future After Growing Frustrated At Lack Of Games

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas says he is weighing up his options ahead of the January transfer window. The Spaniard has hardly featured in the Premier League this season with the midfielder playing second fiddle to Jorginho in the holding midfield position. Asked whether he is happy with his current role at the club, Fabregas replied: …

Sporting Director Opens Up On Chances Of Chelsea Signing £70m Rated Bundesliga Star In January

Borussia Dortmund are unlikely to sell Christian Pulisic in the January transfer window, according to the German club’s sporting director. When asked about the American international’s future, Michael Zorc said that he is very confident that the winger will still be at the club come February: “I strongly assume that Christian is still wearing the …

Milan Weigh Up Loan Offer For Chelsea Flop After Move To Spain Turns Sour

AC Milan may offer to take over Michy Batshuayi’s loan from Valencia in January, according to Sportmediaset.it. The Rossoneri are considering a number of striker targets, with Sampdoria’s Fabio Quagliarella being the Italian side’s number one priority. However, a move for Batshuayi is believed to be possible. The Belgian has struggled for goals since moving to …

‘Please Make It Happen’ Chelsea Fans On Social Media React To Reports Of £40m Bid For Italian International

Chelsea are preparing bid of €45m (£40m) for Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella, according to reports in Italy. The Blues are keen to have a deal sewn up by Christmas with both manager Maurizio Sarri and assistant Gianfranco Zola pushing for a deal to happen. Fans on social media are intrigued by the prospect of Barella …

Chelsea Circle As Ligue One Club Seek Buyer For Brazilian Midfield Enforcer

Chelsea are tracking Lille midfielder Thiago Mendes, according to reports in France. The Blues, along with German clubs Schalke and Wolfsburg, are believed to be keen on the Brazilian, with Lille said to be willing to listen to offers for the player in the January transfer window. The French club are looking to sell due …

Chelsea Weigh Up Swoop For £45m Rated Ligue One Goal Poacher

Chelsea have made Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani their number one striker target for the January transfer window, according to reports in France. The Uruguayan international is 31 years of age and has a contract that expires in 2020. It means PSG could be open to offloading the forward if they receive the right offer. …

How Are Chelsea Doing Against Their Top 7 Rivals So Far This Season?

Chelsea ended last season in a disappointing 5th, disappointing not just that it was outside the top four but also because of the distance between themselves and the champions – no less than 30 points. The only statistic that might have brought a fraction of a smile to the occasional Blues fan was the fact …

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

Stamford Bridge Stadium

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’

Nabil Fekir

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

Andreas Christensen

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

Isco

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

Stamford Bridge Stadium

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 …