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Sarri Calls On Chelsea To End Uncertainty Over Hazard’s Future

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has called on the club to end the uncertainty over Eden Hazard’s future. The Belgian midfielder’s contract expires in 2020, but the player has stopped short of saying that he will sign an extension despite hinting he would like to become a legend at the club. Speaking at his press conference …

Crystal Palace V Chelsea Preview and Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea will be keen to build on their 2-1 win over Watford on Boxing Day, but a trip to Selhurst Park will be another test of their resilience. Manager Maurizio Sarri will be without at least three first-team players. Pedro had to be subbed on Wednesday with a hamstring injury and is unlikely to feature …

‘Sign A Permanent Deal’ ‘Top Performance’ – Chelsea Fans Want Club To Keep Midfielder After Last Night’s Display

Although much of the praise was reserved for Eden Hazard’s performance against Watford last night, Mateo Kovacic also put in another good display. The Croatian international is on loan from Real Madrid until the end of the season, but there is no purchase option to buy the midfielder outright. Some supporters on Twitter are hoping …

Hazard Hints At Long-Term Chelsea Stay After Reaching Goal Milestone

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard has indicated that he may be staying at Stamford Bridge for the long-term after reaching 100 goals for the club. The Belgian scored a brace as Maurizio Sarri’s side secured a 2-1 victory against Watford at Vicarage Road last night, and the 27-year-old now says he wants to emulate some Chelsea …

‘We Don’t Have The Fighting Spirit’ – Chelsea Fans On Twitter Worried By Form Ahead Of Watford Game

Chelsea supporters are hoping for a much improved performance when the Blues face Watford this evening. Manager Maurizio Sarri has been seriously concerned by the mental fragility in the squad going as far to say that the players stopped playing after going 1-0 down to Leicester at the weekend: “If you saw the second half, …

REPORT: Chelsea Lining Up Loan Swap Deal For Prolific Argentinian Ace

Chelsea and AC Milan are in talks over a swap deal for Alvaro Morata and Gonzalo Higuain, according to reports in Italy. There are believed to be two separate plans being explored. The first would see Morata join the Rossoneri for the next 18 months on loan while Higuain moves to Stamford Bridge for the …

Watford V Chelsea Team News, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Chelsea will be frustrated by the manner of the defeat against Leicester at the weekend and will want to put that right when they face Watford tomorrow. The Blues were in control of the game versus the Foxes but did not react well when Jamie Vardy put the visitors 1-0 up early in the second …

‘Brutal Honesty’ ‘Love This’ – Fans on Twitter Are Praising Chelsea Defender’s Frank Assessment Of Leicester Loss

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger did not pull any punches after the Blues slumped to a 1-0 home defeat to Leicester at the weekend. Following the game, the German international said that the players have no one to blame but themselves after their second loss in four league games: “For our situation in the table it’s …

Chelsea Using Super Agent In Bid To Lure £52.8m Rated Playmaker To Stamford Bridge

Super agent Pini Zahavi has been tasked with recruiting Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir for Chelsea, according to L’Equipe. The French newspaper reports that Zahavi has already informally contacted the Frenchman’s entourage about the Blues’ interest in the player. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has publicly stated that he wants Fekir’s future sorted within the next few …

Sarri Hints That £35m Flop Is Free To Leave Chelsea In January

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says he will not stand in Danny Drinkwater’s way if an offer comes in for the 28-year-old in January. The £35m signing has only played once since the Italian’s arrival at the club, in the Community Shield against Manchester City back in August. When asked about Drinkwater, Sarri said the England …

Chelsea V Leicester City – Preview, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Chelsea will have been buoyed after making it through to the last four of the Carabao Cup in midweek, and they will want to continue that good feeling when they face Leicester City tomorrow. Blues boss Maurizio Sarri will still be without striker Alvaro Morata, who twisted his knee in the 2-2 draw against Vidi …

‘You Can Just Tell’ ‘We Can’t Wait’ – Chelsea Fans Back Talisman To Reach Goal Landmark This Weekend

Eden Hazard’s vital goal against Bournemouth last night was his 99th for Chelsea in all competitions. After the game, the Belgian promised fans that he will reach 100 soon in a video posted on the Blues’ official Twitter account: That’s 99 goals for @HazardEden10! 💯 coming soon, Eden? 👀 #CHEBOU pic.twitter.com/wMOnv7QTen — Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) …

REPORT: Chelsea Hold Talks With Agent Of Unsettled Bayern Munich Star

Chelsea and Tottenham have both held talks with the agent of Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels, according to reports in Germany. The German international is said to have become unsettled at the Allianz Arena after falling behind both Niklas Sule and Jerome Boateng in the pecking order under manager Niko Kovac. Hummels’s representative Marc Kosicke …

‘Kepa Showing Why He’s The No.1′ – Fans On Twitter Are Enjoying Chelsea Goalkeepers’ Wrap Battle

As part of the Christmas festivities, Chelsea’s three first-team goalkeepers were challenged to see who was best at wrapping presents. There was a unique twist, however, with Kepa, Willy Caballero and Rob Green all having to wear their gloves whilst cutting the wrapping paper and using sellotape.  Fans on Twitter believe the club’s record signing …

Chelsea To Steal March On Arsenal And City With £70m Bid For Real Madrid Star

Chelsea are preparing a bid of £70m for Real Madrid midfielder Isco, according to the Sun. The Blues are hoping to tie up a deal quickly to head off competition from Manchester City and Arsenal for the 26-year-old. A four and a half year contract, worth £250,000 a week, is being prepared for Isco with …

Zola Confirms Chelsea Are Monitoring £30m Rated Premier League Striker

Chelsea assistant manager Gianfranco Zola has revealed that the Blues are keen on recruiting Bournemouth forward Callum Wilson. The London club have been linked with a £30m bid for the 26-year-old in recent weeks, and when asked about the player ahead of tomorrow’s Carabao Cup clash against the Cherries, Zola said: “I am sure there …

Chelsea On Alert As French Ace’s Agent Reveals Contract Talks Have Stalled

Manchester United forward Anthony Martial is no closer to signing a new contract to stay at Old Trafford, according to the player’s agent. Speaking to French radio, Philippe Lamboley has said the two sides are very far apart in their negotiations over a new deal: “I am very pessimistic about discussions going positively. They have …

‘Phew’ ‘Thank God’ ‘Good News’ – Chelsea Fans On Social Media Relieved To Hear Sarri’s Injury Update On Star Man

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has said Eden Hazard should recover in time for the Blues’ Carabao Cup quarter-final tie against Bournemouth on Wednesday. The Belgian superstar limped off late on in the 2-1 win over Brighton yesterday, but when asked about the injury following the victory, Sarri played down its seriousness, stating it was only …