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‘This Guy Will Be A Big Hit’ ‘Signing An End Product’ – Fans On Twitter Hopeful New Recruit Will Get Chelsea Firing

Chelsea announced the signing of Gonzalo Higuain from Juventus last night. The 31-year-old has joined the Blues on loan for the rest of the season with the Argentine stating he is delighted to be able to play for the London club: “When the opportunity to join Chelsea presented itself I had to take it. It’s …

Chelsea Dealt Major Transfer Blow With French Heavyweights Set To Win Battle For £34.9m Rated Argentine

Chelsea have lost out to Paris Saint-Germain for Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes, according to the Daily Telegraph. The Blues agreed a deal for the Argentine earlier this month but it is believed they have been too slow to seal the transfer. Instead, PSG have agreed a €40m (£34.9m) transfer fee with Zenit for …

Premier League Side Look To Offer Chelsea Flop Way Out After Spanish Nightmare

Michy Batshuayi

Everton are looking to sign Chelsea outcast Michy Batshuayi on a permanent deal, according to reports in the UK. Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev had recently revealed that they were close to agreeing a loan deal for the Belgian striker but the Blues are now holding out for a sale: “There is full agreement with …

Chelsea Weighing Up Bid For £45m Rated Defender To Rival Azpilicueta

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has asked for the club to sign Napoli fullback Elseid Hysaj, according to reports in England. The Albanian is a favourite of the Blues boss after working with the right-back at both Empoli and Napoli. Hysaj could cost as much as £45m, though, with it being thought that Chelsea will look …

‘Perfect Hazard Replacement’ ‘We Need This Player’ – Fans On Twitter Keen To See French Playmaker Make Chelsea Switch

Nabil Fekir

Lyon attacking midfielder Nabil Fekir remains a transfer target for Chelsea, according to reports in France. The playmaker has 18 months left on his contract at his current club, but he recently refused a new deal. The Frenchman has explained that he remains keen on playing abroad: “I do not know (how long he will stay). …

Neville Gives Sarri Backing After Public Criticism Of Chelsea Stars

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville thinks Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri was right to criticise his players after the 2-0 defeat to Arsenal. The Italian thinks some of his Blues stars are “difficult to motivate,” citing poor performances away at Tottenham and the Gunners as examples. Neville has backed Sarri’s criticism by stating that he …

French Giants Attempt To Hijack Chelsea’s £31m Swoop For Paredes

Paris Saint-Germain have entered the race for Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes, according to reports in France. Chelsea are said to have offered £31m for the Argentinian international but PSG’s involvement could increase the player’s price tag. The French club have reportedly already had a €40m (£35m) bid rejected for Paredes, with Zenit now …

Premier League Side Have Deal Agreed To Sign Chelsea Captain

Chelsea have agreed to sell captain Gary Cahill to Fulham, according to reports in the English media. However, the 32-year-old is still mulling over his future and isn’t decided on whether he wants to make the switch to Craven Cottage. On Friday, Fulham boss Claudio Ranieri hinted that Cahill had yet to make up his …

Juventus Looking To Snap Up Overlooked Chelsea Defender

Juventus are keen on signing Chelsea fullback Emerson Palmieri, according to Tuttosport. The Bianconeri are looking to strengthen on the left-hand side of defence with Alex Sandro the only player in the first-team squad who can naturally play in that position. Juve’s only other option is Leonardo Spinazzola who has had a lengthy recovery from …

Chelsea Tracking Serie A Goal Machine Who Has Scored 80 Goals In Just 30 Months

Chelsea are interested in Lazio striker Ciro Immobile, according to reports in Italy. It does seem unlikely that the Blues would sign another forward this month if they do, as expected, secure a deal to sign Gonzalo Higuain on loan but it appears Immobile is being targeted. Maurizio Sarri’s side are not the only team …

‘Exciting’ ‘Very Good Signing’ – Chelsea Fans on Social Media Can’t Wait For Second January Recruit To Be Confirmed

Chelsea have agreed a deal with Juventus to sign Gonzalo Higuain on loan, according to reports in Italy. The 31-year-old will cut short his time at AC Milan to make the move to Stamford Bridge, with some news outlets suggesting the Blues are hopeful that a deal can be done so he can face Arsenal …

Chelsea And City Among Four Teams Vying For Tottenham Contract Rebel

Chelsea and Manchester City are both interested in Tottenham attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen, according to AS. The Madrid-based publication quotes an unnamed source close to the Danish international that says that many clubs across Europe are keen on the playmaker: “It’s hard to name just one particular top-level club who are keeping a close eye …

Atletico Offer Two Players In Bid To Seal Deal For Chelsea’s Morata

Atletico Madrid have offered Nikola Kalinic and Gelson Martins in an attempt to sign Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata, according to reports. The Spanish side want to sign the 26-year-old on an initial loan deal (with a €3m loan fee), and can only pay half of the forward’s £120,000 a week wages. Atletico are aware that …

Italian Side Lead Chelsea And United In Race To Sign £35.5m Rated Mexican Speedster

Napoli are leading Chelsea and a host of other top European clubs for PSV Eindhoven winger Hirving Lozano, according to reports in Italy. The Blues, Manchester United, AC Milan and Real Madrid are all said to be tracking the Mexican international, but it appears the Partenopei have the edge in negotiations. Lozano’s agent is Mino …

‘Double That’ ‘That’s Nothing’ – Chelsea Fans On Twitter React To Reports That Talisman Has £100m Price Tag

Chelsea have set an asking price of £100m+ for playmaker Eden Hazard, according to reports in England. The 27-year-old has 18 months left on his current contract and looks no closer to signing a new one to stay at Stamford Bridge. Despite the fact that Hazard will have just a year remaining on his current …

Chelsea Agree Personal Terms As They Close In On First Signing Of The January Transfer Window

Chelsea have agreed personal terms with Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes, according to the Mirror. However, it is believed the Blues have yet to agree a transfer fee with his club. Zenit are said to be demanding £36m for the 24-year-old, but after having an initial £26.8m knocked back, Chelsea have only decided to …

Serie A Giants Demand Chelsea Pay £24m For Argentine Marksman’s 18 Month Loan Deal

Juventus would consider allowing Gonzalo Higuain to move to Chelsea on an 18-month loan deal, according to reports in Italy. However, the Bianconeri would want the Blues to shell out a €27m (£24m) loan fee, as well as paying €27m (£24m) to cover the Argentine striker’s wages. In what is proving an extremely complicated deal to …

Chelsea Make £26.8m Offer For Argentinian Midfield Anchor Man

Chelsea have offered £26.8m for Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes, according to the Evening Standard. The Blues had been weighing up deals for both the Argentinian international and Cagliari’s Nicolo Barella, but it appears that Paredes is the player that the club have decided to go for. The main reason appears to be Barella’s …