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Two Clubs Circle As Chelsea Opt To Sanction £6m Loan Exit For Defender

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen is attracting interest from both Borussia Dortmund and Juventus, according to reports in the UK. The Danish international would be allowed to leave on loan this month with the Blues believed to be demanding a fee of £6m. Christensen does remain in manager Maurizio Sarri’s plans after being picked to face …

Manager Refutes Claims That Chelsea Have Made Approach For £40m Rated Defender

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has denied that clubs have made contact about signing defender Nathan Ake. The Dutch international has been interesting Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham, among other teams. Asked about Ake ahead of hosting the Blues at home tomorrow evening, Howe was adamant that they had not been approached about the player: “We love …

Chelsea Among Trio Of Premier League Sides Lining Up Surprise Swoop For Barcelona Playmaker

Chelsea are weighing up a move for Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic next summer, according to Catalan publication Sport. The newspaper reports that Arsenal and Manchester United are also monitoring the Croatian international’s situation at the Camp Nou. Rakitic remains a key first-team player at Barca but things could change significantly at the end of the …

Giroud Hints At Exit From Chelsea And Reveals Two Clubs He’d Consider Moving To

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has said the arrival of Gonzalo Higuain at the Blues puts a question mark over his own future at the club. Speaking before the Argentine’s move to Stamford Bridge was finalised, the Frenchman said he has not closed the door on moving back to France. He, also, would not rule out …

Chelsea Weigh Up Move For French Playmaker As They Search For Fabregas Replacement

Chelsea Target PSG Teen Sensation!

Chelsea are very much still in the race for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot, according to reports in Spain. The Frenchman was expected to make the move to Barcelona but the Catalan club signed Frenkie de Jong from Ajax instead. It means the way is clear for the Blues if they want to sign Rabiot. …

‘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

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

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

Gary Cahill

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 …