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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. …

Batshuayi set to play a big part for Chelsea next season under Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri has told Michy Batshuayi he will play a big part at Chelsea this season, according to reports. Batshuayi is a hugely popular figure at Stamford Bridge, however was cast aside by former manager Antonio Conte, being sent on-loan to Borussia Dortmund for the latter half of last season. And following his terrific form …

’The worst I’ve ever seen’ – Chelsea fans want Tiemoue Bakayoko out

Chelsea fans want Tiemoue Bakayoko out of Stamford Bridge this summer. The Frenchman arrived at the club last summer as a £40 million signing from AS Monaco following a promising season in France in which he helped Les Monégasques lift the Ligue 1 title. However the 23-year-old endured a poor first season with the Blues, with his …

Chelsea plotting £90 Serie A swoop

Chelsea are plotting are £90 million swoop for Juventus duo Gonzalo Higuain and Daniele Rugani, according to Sky sources. Blues boss Maurizio Sarri is looking to strengthen his squad prior to the start of the new season, and will turn to his home country as he looks for fresh faces to bring to The Bridge. …

Chelsea fans bemused at ‘absurd’ Rob Green signing

There are some transfer that you simply just don’t see coming. Nicklas Bendtner to Juventus. Paulinho to Barcelona. Thomas Graveson to Real Madrid. (yes that really happened) Rob Green to Chelsea? Even Guillem Balague’s jaw would have dropped for this one. The Blues announced the free transfer of the former England number one from Huddersfield Town …

Chelsea target refuses to rule out Juventus exit

Chelsea are rumoured to be chasing Juventus star Miralem Pjanic this summer as a possible replacement for N’Golo Kante if the Frenchman leaves. There have been several rumours about the future of Kante this summer, with the central midfielder a key target of both PSG and Barcelona. Chelsea will be reluctant to allow their star …

Chelsea name price for Alvaro Morata as Serie A giants circle

Chelsea have slapped a £62 million price tag on the head of Alvaro Morata after negotiations with AC Milan began last week. Morata endured a difficult first season at Stamford Bridge having joined as a club record signing from Real Madrid last summer, scoring just 11 Premier League goals. And with new Chelsea boss Maurizio …

Chelsea ready to fend off Arsenal and Roma for signature of Bayer Leverkusen wonder kid

Chelsea are ready to step up their pursuit of Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey amidst interest form both Arsenal and Roma. Bailey, 20, has been heavily linked with a move away from the Bundesliga this summer after an impressive last season in Germany where he scored 12 goals and registered six assists in all competitions. …

Chelsea trio set to stay at the club?

Chelsea star Marcos Alonso says he is not worried about rumours surrounding the futures of Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois and Willian. The trio have been heavily linked with moves away from Stamford Bridge this summer, with Hazard and Courtois wanted by Real Madrid and Willian a top target of Barcelona’s. It would be a huge …