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Top Chelsea target responds to transfer rumours

Kalidou Koulibaly

Napoli and Senegal star Kalidou Koulibaly has responded to rumours surrounding his future this summer, saying he will refuse to be drawn to speculation whilst he is still at the World Cup. The centre-back is a top target of the Blues, who want to bolster their defence ahead of the new season. The Senegalese was …

Chelsea fans furious as Nainggolan joins Inter Milan

Radja Nainggolan

Chelsea fans are furious that the Blues made no attempt to sign Radja Nainggolan after the Belgian star joined Inter Milan yesterday. Nainggolan joined Milan from AS Roma on a four-year-deal for around £21 million after successfully completing a medical at at Humanitas hospital in Milan on Sunday. The 30-year-old announced only announced he was to …

Fabregas confident Eden Hazard will stay at Chelsea next season

Cesc Fabregas is confident Eden Hazard will stay at Chelsea next season, and says the Belgian can become one of the club’s best ever players if he does. Hazard has sparked speculation he will leave Stamford Bridge this summer after refusing to put pen to paper on a new contract, instead insisting he will wait …

Is Eden Hazard heading for Real Madrid this summer?

Chelsea star Eden Hazard has been heavily linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge this summer, something that would obviously spell disaster for the Blues who will desperately try and avoid such a thing. Transfer rumours come and go all the time so it’s no surprise that Hazard, one of the most highly rated …

Chelsea set to lose promising youngster to AS Monaco

Chelsea are set to lose promising young defender Jonathan Panzo to AS Monaco. The 17-year-old is regarded as one of the Blues hottest young talents, however they now set to lose him – as they have done so many youngsters over the past few seasons. French news outlet RMC claim a transfer has been agreed …

Loftus-Cheek to be a ‘huge star’ at Chelsea predicts former England boss

Ruben Loftus-Cheek

Ruben Loftus-Cheek will be a huge star for Chelsea predicts former England boss Roy Hodgson. The 22-year-old spent last season on-loan at Hodgson’s current side Crystal Palace, where his impressive performances earned him a spot in Gareth Southgate’s 23-man England squad for the World Cup. Loftus-Cheek came off the bench in England’s Group G opener …

Willian says life was ‘difficult’ at Chelsea last season as Brazilian fuels exit rumours

Chelsea forward Willian has revealed the difficulties he faced at Stamford Bridge last season, fuelling rumours that he will leave the club this summer. Willian found himself a bit part player at Chelsea last term, starting just over half of the Blues Premier League games and making only three starts in the League Cup too. …

Chelsea and United’s pursuit of Jordi Alba takes a hit

Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba celebrate after the match

Chelsea and Manchester United’s hopes of signing left-back Jordi Alba has taken a huge hit this week after the defender insisted he wants to stay at Barcelona for life. Alba has been at the Nou Camp for six seasons, making over 160 appearances and winning pretty much all there is to win in that time. …

Batshuayi has ‘no preference’ as to whether he stays at Chelsea or joins Borussia Dortmund

Michy Batshuayi

Michy Batshuayi says he has “no preference” as to whether he remains at Chelsea or moves to Borussia Dortmund this summer. The Belgium international spent the second half of last term on-loan with Dortmund after being ostracised at Stamford Bridge by manager Antonio Conte. And the 24-year-old enjoyed a fine spell in Germany, scoring nine …

Napoli defender drops huge hint over future of Chelsea target Maurizio Sarri

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly believes Maurizio Sarri will be a huge success at Chelsea if he takes over from Antonio Conte this summer. Sarri was let go from his job at Napoli at the end of last season, and has been heavily rumoured to be on his way to Stamford Bridge amidst uncertainty over the future …

Sarri wants Mertens at Chelsea if he takes over

Maurizio Sarri will reportedly try and persuade Napoli star Dries Mertens to join him at Chelsea, if the ex-Napoli manager gets the job at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are still expected to part ways with Antonio Conte this summer, and hope to land Sarri as a replacement for the Italian. It is believed that Chelsea already …

Loftus-Cheek stars as England kick off World Cup with victory

Ruben Loftus-Cheek

England got off to the perfect start at the World Cup in Russia yesterday evening with a hard fought victory over Tunisia. The Three Lions came out in Volvigrad with their pedal to the metal – creating no less than three clear cut chances in the opening five minutes. Misses from Jesse Lingard and Raheem …

Hazard and Courtois likely to leave, says Castles

Chelsea will struggle to hold onto both Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois this summer, according to reputable journalist Duncan Castles. The Blues’ duo have both been linked with moves away from Stamford Bridge this summer, with Real Madrid said to be interested in the pair. Castles believes Hazard will ‘definitely move’ this summer if the …

“Real Madrid interest me” – Eden Hazard drops huge hint on Chelsea future

Eden Hazard has admitted he would be tempted by a move to Real Madrid should the La Liga giants come calling this summer. The 27-year-old playmaker has been heavily linked with a move to the Bernabeu in recent summers, however has been adamant his future lies in South West London. However Hazard’s contract at Stamford …

Fans poke fun at Cesc Fabregas for ‘awful’ BBC appearance

Football fans have hilariously mocked Cesc Fabregas after the Spaniard’s BBC appearance yesterday evening.  The Spaniard was part of the team that were in the studio for last night’s thrilling 3-3 draw between Spain and Portugal. Yet while the Blues midfielder held his own on the desk, his choice of outfit appeared to cause quite …

“Please make this happen” – Chelsea fans react to Radja Nainggolan rumours

Radja Nainggolan

Chelsea fans have urged their club to sign AS Roma’s Radja Nainggolan after reports emerged the Serie A giants will listen to offers for the midfielder this summer. The Belgian has been heavily linked with a move away from the Serie A giants in recent summers to both Chelsea and Manchester United. While Roma’s stance …

Chelsea and Liverpool battle for 35m defender

Chelsea are reportedly locked in battle with Liverpool over the signing of Porto defender Alex Telles this summer. The Brazilian left-back, who started his career in Brazil before moving to Turkey with Galatasaray, Italy on loan with Inter and Portugal where he currently plays with Porto. But the 25-year-old has been heavily linked with a …

What is going on at Stamford Bridge?

We are about to witness the start of the 2018 World Cup. Everything is in place and the competition promises to be a good one. If nothing else it relieves the boredom of having no Premier League football to watch! So why haven’t Chelsea sorted out their management situation? They currently have an unhappy Italian …