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Is van Ginkel The New Lampard?

Chelsea have been linked with a move for Dutch side Vitesse’s midfielder Marco van Ginkel, and as we know more about the player’s attributes, the more we see resemblance to a Chelsea legend – Frank Lampard. Van Ginkel is a young central midfielder who has attracted interest from all over Europe, with the best teams …

Chelsea In Queue For Dutch Starlet

Chelsea are chasing the signature of Dutch youngster Marco van Ginkel who plays for local side Vitesse, but according to the player’s agent, the Blues are one of many clubs who are in line to sign up the impressive midfielder. Van Ginkel, who is a regular in the Vitesse, has been rated highly not only …

What’s Next In The Wayne Rooney Saga?

The news of Rooney’s discontent at Old Trafford has been ubiquitous for several weeks now. Since then, there has been constant speculation as to where the striker will be headed for next season. The names of Chelsea, Arsenal, Real Madrid and Paris Saint Germain have been doing the rounds in the English press since the …

Sneijder To Chelsea For £15 million?

Wesley Sneijder could be on his way to Stamford Bridge if the Blues can manage to pay a fee of £15 million, according to the Dutchman’s current club Galatasaray’s president, Unal Aysal, who recently bought the midfielder for £7 million from Inter Milan. Sneijder’s career has not gone exactly as planned, with the player having …

Cavani In Talks With Chelsea

Edinson Cavani’s future is again under the spotlight in the media, with his Italian club Napoli’s chairman revealing initial talks between him and Chelsea’s representatives have begun, and also conceded that if the striker left, the club would replace him adequately with the sale funds. Chelsea are undergoing an evolution under owner Roman Abramovich, who …

Mourinho To Force Spanish Exodus?

Jose Mourinho has returned to Stamford Bridge after a “brief” trip across Europe which included stays at Inter Milan and Real Madrid. Now that he is back to the place which he loves and where is loved, the odds of Chelsea rising to the very top once again have improved drastically. The Blues are tipped …

Sneijder In Line For Shock Chelsea Move?

The 28-year old Sneijder has only recently moved to eventual Turkish champions Galatasaray in January and he has since featured 12 times for them. Prior to the transfer, his relationship with officials at former club Inter Milan turned sour over a period of time, especially after Mourinho left Inter to join Real Madrid back in …

Schurrle To Chelsea Deal Unbelievably Hits Snag

10 things you need to know about Andre Schurrle

Chelsea have been linked with the German attacker for the last few months and it looks like newly appointed manager Jose Mourinho’s first task since returning to Stamford Bridge will be to put the finishing touches to this long drawn out saga which we thought was over when we reported on it last week. Schurrle’s …

Mourinho Keen On Recruiting Porto Defender

Mourinho Keen On Recruiting New Defender

The Blues are reportedly on the verge of re-appointing the ‘Special One’ as their manager on a four-year contract after he confirmed his departure from Real Madrid at the end of the current campaign. Even though the London side are widely tipped to purchase a new striker, Mourinho is planning to reinforce the defensive department …

Chelsea Now Ready To Do Deal For Hulk?

Hulk Wanted By Chelsea?

Even though media reports are flooding in about the impending arrival of Jose Mourinho, reports from Russia suggest offers have been made for Zenit St. Petersburg striker Hulk by two Premier League clubs, one of whom is reportedly Chelsea. Mourinho’s arrival is set to be confirmed by the club this week but transfers are happening …

Lukaku Fancies Chelsea First Team Spot

Lukaku Eyes Chelsea Return

Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku was in sensational form this season, as his 17 goals in 35 appearances helped West Brom achieve an eighth-place finish in the table with 49 points, their highest points tally in the Premier League era. Lukaku impressed as a teenager for his childhood club Anderlecht, and scored 41 goals in 98 …

Thibaut Courtois Hoping For Extended Atletico Stay

Courtois Hoping For Extended Atletico Stay

Thibaut Courtois was purchased by Chelsea back in 2011 from Belgian club Genk. He was then immediately loaned out to Atletico Madrid where he had a memorable debut season. He established himself as the number one choice in goal and put in some solid performances between the sticks for Atletico. He capped off an impressive …

Essien Wanting To Follow “Daddy” Mourinho Back

Essien Wants To Follow 'Daddy's Footsteps!

Ghana international, Michael Essien was brought to Chelsea initially back in 2005 by Mourinho himself for a hefty £24.4million fee from French outfit Lyon, when the Portugese was first in charge at Stamford Bridge. Mourinho then moved on to Inter Milan and then to Real Madrid. Essien stayed put at Chelsea and is still plying his …

Monaco Lining Up £25 Million Move For Chelsea Defender

Monaco Lining Up £25 Million Move For Chelsea Defender

Monaco are the newest cash-rich club pumping out excessive and exorbitant transfer bids, backed by yet another Russion billionaire, Dmitry Rybolovlev. They are following in the footsteps of Chelsea, Manchester City and PSG, who have proved that money can indeed win you trophies. The newly-promoted Ligue 1 outfit have already acquired the talented duo of …

Schurrle Deal Complete – Finally!

Andre Schurrle

So what has seemed like the longest on-again/off-again transfer of all time has finally been completed. As reported this morning on Sky Sports News, the 22 year old German forward, André Schürrle has agreed to move from Bayer Leverkusen to Chelsea ending one of the most protracted moves in recent memory. Going the other way …

Could Falcao Really Be Set To Choose Monaco Over Chelsea?

Falcao Set To Choose Monaco Over Chelsea

Colombian striker Radamel Falcao has been in prolific form for Atletico Madrid since joining them for a club record fee of €40 million in the summer of 2011, scoring nearly a goal per game. The prolific forward has plundered in 70 goals in 90 appearances, helping the Spanish outfit to three trophies – Europa League, …

Ba Wants Torres Link Up

Ba Wants Torres Link Up

Demba Ba has suggested that he would relish the chance to partner up front with Fernando Torres, subject to the opinions of the new manager coming into Chelsea. The Blues are currently in the United States of America, on a post-season tour, where they played twice against Barclays Premier League rivals Manchester City. Having lost …

Could Cavani Be Close To Chelsea Switch?

Cavani Close To Chelsea Switch?

There has been no recent news about Jose Mourinho’s impending arrival at Chelsea, but the club continues to be linked to Napoli’s striker Edinson Cavani, who has been a long-term target for owner Roman Abramovich. Drogba’s image grew over his career at Stamford Bridge as a cult hero, with the fans depending on him to …