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Twitter reacts: Rob Green to Chelsea

Chelsea have officially completed the signing of 38-year old former England goalkeeper Rob Green on a one-year deal. Green won 12 England caps between 2005 and 2012 and has played for various different teams around the country, most recently with Huddersfield Town where he was released at the end of the season. The stopper likely …

Zola ready to take Blues to glory

Gianfranco Zola insists Chelsea are a club moving in the right direction, and that he will do do all he can to help guide them to glory in the coming years. The Italian was appointed as assistant first-team coach last week next to new boss Maurizio Sarri. Zola left Chelsea 15 years ago, however is …

Barkley excited by new manager Sarri

Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley has praised the start to life new manager Maurizio Sarri has made at the club. The former Napoli boss took over from Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge this summer after a long-winded saga, and has impressed many of the Blues’ players already despite only just beginning his tenure as manager. He …

Chelsea trio set to stay at the club?

Chelsea star Marcos Alonso says he is not worried about rumours surrounding the futures of Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois and Willian. The trio have been heavily linked with moves away from Stamford Bridge this summer, with Hazard and Courtois wanted by Real Madrid and Willian a top target of Barcelona’s. It would be a huge …

Chelsea fans praise youngster after terrific pre-season display

Chelsea fans have heaped praise on youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi after his brilliant display in the Blues pre-season opener versus Perth Glory. The club’s brightest young star was named in Maurizio Sarri’s starting XI for his first ever game in charge against Perth Glory. And Hudson-Odoi did not disappoint, helping to open the scoring with just …

Zola wants Sarri to be given time to succeed

New Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has to be given time at Stamford Bridge in order to succeed, says Blues legend Gianfranco Zola who will be the Italian’s assistant manager. Sarri took over from Antonio Conte as manager of Chelsea last week, with Zola being appointed as his right hand man. His arrival has brought with …

Giroud keeps by hair promise after World Cup win

Olivier Giroud has stayed to true to the promise that he would shave his head if France were to win the World Cup. Prior to this summer’s tournament, a number of France’s players made wacky forfeits should they go all the way in Russia – with Giroud’s being to shave off the locks for which …

Chelsea fans urge Maurizio Sarri to off-load Tiemoue Bakayoko this summer

Chelsea fans have urged new manager Maurizio Sarri to axe Tiemoue Bakayoko this summer. The 23-year-old midfielder joined the Blues in a £40 million deal from AS Monaco last year, however enjoyed a torrid first season in English football. The Frenchman came under heavy criticism in the press for his lacklustre performances in the first …

Atletico Madrid preparing to take Chelsea striker to Spain

Atletico Madrid are in discussions with Chelsea to take striker Olivier Giroud to Spain this summer, according to reports.  Giroud joined Chelsea in January from London rivals Arsenal, and enjoyed a fine six months at Stamford Bridge, establishing himself as Antonio Conte’s number one striker and helping the Blues lift the FA Cup in May. …

Chelsea open talks with Juventus over transfer of Argentine superstar

Chelsea have made initial contact with Juventus over the potential transfer of Gonzalo Higuain, according to reports. The Blues are on the hunt for a new striker after a disappointing first season in English football for club record signing Alvaro Morata, and Higuain is reportedly their number one target. New manager Maurizio Sarri is keen …

Chelsea star wants team-mate to stay following exit rumours

Eden Hazard’s future at Stamford Bridge has been cast with doubt this summer after various comments made by the Belgian. After Belgium’s World Cup exit, Hazard admitted it might be time to move on from Chelsea after 7 years at the club, giving off a sort of come get me plea to Real Madrid. Madrid …

The Best Places in London to Watch Chelsea

The Butcher’s Hook is one of the closest pubs to Stamford Bridge and one of the best places to watch the game. The 2018/19 Premier League season starts on August 10th, and when the season kicks off, you will probably want to be at your favorite watering hole to celebrate. What makes a great place …

Maurizio Sarri ready to offload £40 million Chelsea flop

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is preparing to axe Tiemoue Bakayoko this summer, according to reports.  The 23-year-old midfielder joined the Blues in a £40 million deal from AS Monaco last year, however enjoyed a torrid first season in English football. The Frenchman came under heavy criticism in the press for his lacklustre performances in the …

Former Premier League star believes Chelsea should sign Higuain

Chelsea should look to complete the signing of Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain this summer and build the squad around him. That’s the thoughts of former Premier League forward Brian McMbride, who says a reunion between Sarri and Higuain would be beneficial to both parties. Higuain’s place at Juventus is said to be in danger, with …

Chelsea reach agreement with Real Madrid over transfer of Belgium superstar

Chelsea have reached an agreement with Real Madrid for the transfer of Thibaut Courtois, according to reports. Madrid have identified Courtois as one of their number one transfer targets this summer as they look to replace current number one Keylor Navas. Navas was a huge favourite of former manager Zinedine Zidane, however after the Frenchman …

Chelsea dealt blow in pursuit of goalkeeping target

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has revealed that the club are yet to receive any offers for star goalkeeper Jan Oblak, after weeks of speculation surrounding his future. The Atletico Madrid goalkeeper is rated as one of the best in the world, with only really David De Gea being able to stake a claim in …

Antonio Conte wishes Chelsea success under Maurizio Sarri despite controversial departure from Stamford Bridge

Antonio Conte says he hopes Chelsea “continue to be successful” under new manager Maurizio Sarri.  Conte was sacked from his role as manager at Stamford Bridge late last week and quickly replaced by Sarri – who himself was sacked from Napoli at the end of last season. Conte was shown the door after a difficult …

World Cup winning midfielder latest in long list of Chelsea stars linked with La Liga switch

N’Golo Kante is the latest in a growing list of Chelsea stars who have been linked with a move to La Liga this summer. Chelsea finished fifth in the Premier League last season and are now without Champions League football for the second time in three seasons and may now see a host of key …