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Chelsea set to land Serie A duo

Gonzalo Higuain

Maurizio Sarri will make Gonzalo Higuain his first signing if he as announced as Chelsea manager this summer, according to reports. The Napoli boss, who guided his side to a second placed finish in Serie A this season, is the favourite to be named the next Chelsea boss, with Antonio Conte expected to leave Stamford …

Salah glad have ‘proven Mourinho and Chelsea’ wrong after scooping Player of the Year award

Mohamed Salah says he is glad to have proven his doubters wrong after scooping the Football Writer’s Player of the Year award. The Egyptian picked up the award on Wednesday to add to the PFA Player of the Year award he won up last month. Salah joined Liverpool last summer, and has enjoyed a brilliant first …

Hazard commits future to Chelsea amidst Real Madrid links

Eden Hazard says he has no plans to leave Chelsea this summer amidst speculation of a world record transfer to Real Madrid.  The Belgian playmaker has been heavily linked with Madrid over the past few months, with Los Blancos reportedly keen to land the 27-year-old as a replacement for Gareth Bale – who is widely expected …

Morata agrees deal with Juventus ahead of summer return to Italy

Juventus have all but agreed a deal to take Alvaro Morata back to Turin this summer, according to reports from Italy. Morata spent two seasons with The Old Lady between 2014-2016, establishing himself as a fan favourite by helping the Italian giants to back-to-back league and cup doubles. The Spaniard then re-joined Real Madrid before …

Chelsea eyeing shock move for United star, and it’s not Anthony Martial

Chelsea are amongst a trio of European clubs who are preparing to launch a shock summer move for Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford, according to reports. Rashford has fallen out of favour with United boss Jose Mourinho, since the arrival of Alexis Sanchez at Old Trafford in January, and is understood to be frustrated at his …

Salah reveals reason he chose to leave Chelsea

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has revealed why he chose to leave Chelsea back in 2016. The Egyptian star joined the Blues from Swiss side FC Basel in 2014, however has limited to only 13 league appearances in a two year spell with the club – most of which was spent out on-loan in Italy with both …

Chelsea targeting Manchester United star as Eden Hazard replacement

Anthony Martial Running

Chelsea will move for Manchester United’s Anthony Martial if Eden Hazard leaves the club this summer, according to reports. Hazard has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid, with the Champions League finalists reportedly ready to offer a world record fee to bring him to the Bernbeu. The Belgium international has been Chelsea’s …

Chelsea loanee can make big impact upon return to Stamford Bridge insists former Blue

Ruben Loftus-Cheek Press

Former Chelsea star Tony Cascarino says he believes Ruben Loftus-Cheek has a big future at Stamford Bridge and insists he is already better than Tiemoue Bakayoko. The England international, who has spent the 2017/18 campaign on-loan at Crystal Palace, impressed during the Eagle’s 5-0 win over Leicester City at the weekend, scoring his side’s third …

Chelsea’s Conte thinks Burnley job is easy by comparison

So Antonio Conte thinks that it is easier to manage a “lower priority” club like, for example, Burnley. His reasoning is that, because they are not expected to win the Premier League or the Champion’s League, then it must be a very straightforward job to exceed or reach the very simple expectations placed on the …

Chelsea target told to “stay at Valencia”

Chelsea target Goncalo Guedes has been told by his father that he should remain in Valencia for the good of his career. The Spaniard has spent the season on-loan at the Mestalla Stadium from PSG, and has impressed with his performances for Els Taronges. Guedes has scored five times and produced nine assists to help propel …

Mourinho – Salah sale ‘not my decision’

Jose Mourinho has claimed that the decision to sell Mohamed Salah during his time at Chelsea was the club’s and not his. Salah joined the Blues in 2014, however made only three league appearances for the club before being shipped out on-loan to Serie A side Fiorentina in early 2015. A subsequent loan spell with …

Chelsea set for three way battle to land AS Roma superstar

Radja Nainggolan

Chelsea are set to battle it out with both Manchester United and Arsenal for the signature of AS Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan. The Blues have made numerous advances for Nainggolan over the past few seasons, however the Belgian international instead chose to remain in Italy. However now 29-years-old and without a major domestic honour to …

Chelsea star emerges as shock target for Barcelona

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has emerged as a shock target for La Liga giants Barcelona. The Spaniard has established himself as one of the Blues’ key players since moving to Stamford Bridge from Fiorentina in 2016. During his first season, Alonso helped his side win the Premier League in record fashion, and while Antonio Conte’s …

Who’s next at the helm for Chelsea if Conte departs this summer?

The departure of fiery Italian Antonio Conte from the Chelsea hot seat is one of the worst-kept secrets in European football at present. A dismal defense of the Blues’ Premier League title has placed undue pressure on Conte, with owner Roman Abramovich reining in the club’s spending in readiness for giving a new manager a …

Chelsea to battle United and Tottenham for signature of PSG superstar

Layvin Kurzawa

Chelsea are ready to battle it out with both Manchester United and Tottenham for the signature of PSG defender Layvin Kurzawa, according to reports. Antonio Conte is keen to land the France international after having missed out Juventus’ Alex Sandro last summer. The 25-year-old has caught the eye of Conte with his impressive performances for the …

Chelsea Continue To Be Linked With Some Of The World’s Top Strikers

Alvaro Morata plays in the FA Community Shield vs Arsenal

Even though Diego Costa was at best a “challenging” player to manage and a “nightmare” at worst, you can’t argue with the goal returns from the naturalised Spanish striker who hails from Brazil originally and given the way Alvaro Morata has done in filling Costa’s boots this season you can imagine that the odds of …

Despite A Seemingly Troubled Season, Chelsea Have Still Created Numerous Chances So What Has Gone Wrong?

With Eden Hazard in 5th place in chances created in the Premier League with 75 and Cesc Fabregas in 3rd place with 80 chances created it is hard to understand why Chelsea have struggled so much this season especially in front of goal. The Champions of the Premier League last season have not had their …

Fans call on January signing to be given chance after Alonso ban

Chelsea fans believe January signing Emerson Palmieri should be given a shot by manager Antonio Conte after Marcos Alonso’s ban. Alonso was given a retrospective three-game ban by the FA for a late challenge on Southampton’s Shane Long during the 3-2 victory on Saturday afternoon. The ban means the Spaniard will miss this weekend’s FA …