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Chelsea Weigh Up Triggering £39m Buyback Option On Dutch International

Chelsea will consider buying back Nathan Ake from Bournemouth if their transfer ban is lifted during the summer transfer window, according to reports in the Dutch media. In addition to the Blues, Tottenham and Napoli are also said to be keen on the Netherlands international. The Italian club would reportedly make a move for Ake …

Hazard Gives His Response To The Latest Real Madrid Transfer Rumours

Chelsea attacking midfielder Eden Hazard says he doesn’t know where he will be playing his football next season. Whilst on international duty with Belgium, the 28-year-old was asked about reports linking him with a summer move to Real Madrid. The return of Zinedine Zidane as manager of the La Liga side in recent days has …

Giroud’s Latest Comments Suggest He’ll Seek Summer Exit From Chelsea

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud says he won’t accept his current role in the Blues squad. The Frenchman scored a hat-trick in the London club’s 5-0 win over Dynamo Kiev on Thursday night, but his starts have been mostly restricted to the Europa League. Manager Maurizio Sarri has started Giroud just six times in the Premier …

Chelsea To Snub £70m Opening Bid From European Giants For Talisman

Chelsea will reject a £70m offer from Real Madrid for Eden Hazard, according to reports in the English media. The Spanish club will make the bid knowing the Blues are holding out for a lot more, but it will be the opening gambit in what will prove to be a drawn-out negotiation between the two …

Drogba Makes Impassioned Plea To Hazard About His Chelsea Future

Could Drogba Make Sensational Chelsea Return?

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba believes Eden Hazard should stay with the Blues and write his name in the club’s history books. The Belgian has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid after Zinedine Zidane’s return to the La Liga side as manager earlier this week. Drogba insists there is no reason for Hazard …

Roma Weighing Up Surprise Move For Chelsea Misfit Drinkwater

Roma manager Claudio Ranieri has asked his new club to sign Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater in the summer, according to reports in Italy. The 29-year-old has rarely featured under Blues boss Maurizio Sarri and Ranieri is keen to recruit his former Leicester City playmaker. Drinkwater has only made one appearance this campaign, in the Community …

‘Got As Much Chance As Us Signing Messi’ ‘BIG NO!!!’ – Fans React As Report Suggests Madrid Are After Second Chelsea Star

Real Madrid are after Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante as well as Eden Hazard, according to the Evening Standard. The La Liga club have recently re-appointed Zinedine Zidane and the Frenchman is said to be keen on signing his fellow countryman next summer. Most fans on Twitter are dead against the club selling Kante with many …

Real Madrid Have Already Made A Proposal To Sign Chelsea Star Hazard

Real Madrid have made an approach for Chelsea attacking midfielder Eden Hazard, according to the Daily Telegraph. The La Liga club reportedly made first contact shortly before they officially announced Zinedine Zidane’s return as manager at the Bernabeu. With Hazard’s contract expiring in just 15 months’ time, Real know they have a good chance of …

£69m Rated Serie A Star Wanted Chelsea Switch But Ban Could See Rival Hijack Move

Fiorentina winger Federico Chiesa was favouring a move to Chelsea before the London club were hit with a transfer ban, according to reports in the UK. The 21-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge in recent weeks, and the midfielder was said to be keen on working with fellow Italian Maurizio …

Leipzig Set To Rival Premier League Teams In Battle To Sign £20m Rated Chelsea Marksman

RB Leipzig are keen on signing Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, according to the Sun. The 21-year-old is currently on loan at Aston Villa and has been in impressive form in the Championship this season, having scored 21 goals in 29 league appearances. Leipzig are hopeful of snapping up Abraham as they continue to look for …

Merson Reveals A Key Reason Why Chelsea Could Beat United To Signing Of Bale

Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson believes Chelsea are favourites ahead of Manchester United to sign Gareth Bale if the Welshman leaves Real Madrid this summer. The TV pundit says that the strength of United’s frontline with Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial means the former Tottenham winger is not a priority: “I would have said Man …

Sporting Director Confirms They’ll Consider “Big Offers” For £50m Rated Chelsea Target

Eintracht Frankfurt’s sporting director Fredi Bobic has confirmed that the Bundesliga club will consider “big offers” in the summer for Luka Jovic. The Serbian is currently on a two-year loan spell from Benfica, with a move expected to become permanent at the end of the season. Bobic has explained that they will entertain bids for …

Chelsea In Four-Way Tussle For Highly Rated Serie A Ace With £69m Price Tag

Fiorentina have set an €80m (£69m) asking price for Federico Chiesa, according to reports in Italy The Viola are unwilling to sell for below that figure due to his performances for the Italian club this season. Chiesa has scored 11 goals and provided eight assists in 28 games this campaign, having captained Fiorentina in their …

Chelsea And Arsenal Linked With Shock Move For £2.5m Rated Championship Wide Man

Chelsea and Arsenal are both keeping tabs on Brentford winger Said Benrahma, according to reports. The Algerian was signed by the Championship side in the summer for just £2.5m from Nice and has been in excellent form for the Bees. Benrahma has scored eight goals and contributed 14 assists in 35 appearances this campaign, impressing …

Chelsea Talisman Becomes Real Madrid’s Top Summer Transfer Target

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard is now Real Madrid’s priority signing for the summer transfer window, according to the Evening Standard. The Belgian has been consistently linked with a move to the Bernabeu over the past few years but the Spanish club have never formally made an offer for the player. It seems that may change …

Chelsea Join United In Targeting Serie A Club Captain As They Look To Strengthen Backline

Chelsea are monitoring AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli, according to Calciomercato.com. The Italian website reports that the 24-year-old has also been scouted by the likes of Manchester United and Juventus in recent months. Chelsea will likely be able to spend during the summer transfer window as their transfer ban will be delayed so their appeal …

Chelsea Summer Transfer Target Revealed As Having £35m Release Clause

Porto left-back Alex Telles has a €40m (£35m) release clause in his contract, according to reports in Portugal. Chelsea are reportedly lining up a move for the Brazilian as part of a £200m splurge before their appeal is heard over their transfer ban. Telles is said to be a target if Zinedine Zidane replaces current …

Chelsea’s Appeal Against Transfer Ban Could Allow £200m Spending Spree On Four Players

Chelsea are expected to appeal against their two-window transfer ban, which could enable them to continue signing players this summer, according to reports. The delay could also allow the Blues to spend £200m on new players, before then being banned from making transfers for eighteen months if the appeal is rejected. It is being reported …