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

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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

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 …

REPORT – Chelsea In Four Team Battle For Out Of Favour Barcelona Playmaker

Chelsea are one of four teams keen on Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez, according to Marca. The Spanish newspaper believes that the Blues, Valencia, Napoli and AC Milan are monitoring the 24-year-old’s situation at the Camp Nou. Barca manager Ernesto Valverde hasn’t picked Suarez in a number of matchday squads this season. The midfielder’s only appearance …

Napoli Try To Steal March On Chelsea In Battle to Land £30m Italian Starlet

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Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has opened talks with Brescia owner Massimo Cellino over signing teenage prodigy Sandro Tonali, according to reports in Italy. It is believed that Chelsea, Inter Milan, Roma and Juventus are also keen on signing the 18-year-old but it seems the Partenopei have made the first move. Tonali is reportedly valued at …

Chelsea Tracking In Form Bournemouth Marksman With January Offer Being Considered

Olivier Giroud

Chelsea are tracking Bournemouth forward Callum Wilson, according to reports in the English media. The 26-year-old has been in good form so far this season, scoring seven goals and providing five assists in 13 appearances. The Blues are said to be planning to scout Wilson for the rest of the calendar year to see if he …

Chelsea Tracking Watford Star As Potential Hazard Replacement

Chelsea are keeping tabs on Watford winger Roberto Pereyra, according to the Mirror. The Blues are reportedly taking precautionary steps if star man Eden Hazard does decide to leave Stamford Bridge. The Belgian playmaker has said he would not leave the club in January, but he has suggested on several occasions that he would be …

Chelsea Vying With Real Madrid To Sign £33m Rated Former Liverpool Midfielder

Real Madrid have joined Chelsea in pursuing AC Milan playmaker Suso, according to reports in Italy. The former Liverpool midfielder currently has a €38m (£33m) release clause in his contract with the Rossoneri, which the Spanish club are looking to exploit. Chelsea have also reportedly contacted Suso’s agent Alessandro Lucci in recent weeks to register …

Kovacic Thinks It’s “Too Early” To Contemplate Permanent Chelsea Move

Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic says he is not thinking about a permanent move to Stamford Bridge at the moment. The Croatian has featured prominently since arriving on a season-long loan from Real Madrid, but when asked if he’ll be at the club beyond the summer, he said. “It’s too early for these questions, I am …

Chelsea Star May Reverse Decision To Leave In The January Transfer Window

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill is considering staying at the club for the rest of the season to help with the Blues’ title challenge, according to reports in England. The 32-year-old said last month he would look to leave Stamford Bridge in the January transfer window if he wasn’t afforded more game time by manager Maurizio …

Sarri Speaks Out On Whether Chelsea Star Will Leave In January

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Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has said he is happy with defender Gary Cahill’s performances, but the Blues boss did not rule out a January exit for the 32-year-old. The England international has been used sparingly by the Italian so far this season and speaking about the centre back’s future, he said: “I have spoken with …

Turkish Giants Reportedly Lining Up Lucrative Offer For Out Of Contract Chelsea Star

Galatasaray are interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas, according to reports in the English media. The Spaniard is out of contract at the end of the season and the Turkish club could offer the playmaker a sizeable salary to move on a free transfer. Fabregas has moved down the pecking order since the arrival …

Sarri Responds To Claims By Agent That Chelsea Star Will Look To Leave In January

Andreas Christensen

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has dismissed claims by Andreas Christensen’s agent and father that the Danish international will look to leave in January if he continues to be left out of the first team. The Blues boss says the 22-year-old has played more in recent weeks, but it’s hard to leave out either Antonio Rudiger …