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‘Play Him On Sunday’ ‘He’s The Future Of Chelsea’ – Fans on Twitter Call On Sarri To Give 18 Year Old Premier League Chance

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi was named man of the match after picking up a goal and assist against PAOK in the Europa League on Thursday night. Manager Maurizio Sarri was, however, cautious with his praise of the 18-year-old after the game, stating the forward needs to work on the defensive aspects of his game: “I …

Chelsea V Fulham Match Preview And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea will want to recover from a poor display against Tottenham last week with an improved performance versus Fulham on Sunday. The Blues’ comfortable 4-0 win over ten-man PAOK last night would have certainly done them no harm, but they’ll want to get back to winning ways in the Premier League. Manager Maurizio Sarri has …

Chelsea Monitoring Situation As German International Marksman Stalls On Signing New Contract

Chelsea are among the teams tracking RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner, according to reports in Germany. The German international is currently in a contract standoff with his club despite being offered €6m (£5.3m) a year, which would double his current salary. Werner is said to be keen to wait and see if a bigger club …

Chelsea On Alert As Questions Over £79m Rated Real Madrid Star’s Future Emerge

Isco

Chelsea are one of the team’s keeping an eye on Real Madrid midfielder Isco’s situation at the Spanish club, according to reports in Italy. The playmaker was one of the first names on the teamsheet under previous coach Zinedine Zidane but has fallen out of favour following Santiago Solari’s appointment. Isco was not in the …

Hazard Questions Chelsea’s Chances Of Winning Premier League Title

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard says the club are aiming for a top-four finish this campaign rather than looking to be Premier League champions. Tottenham ended the Blues’ unbeaten start to the season on Saturday, and the Belgian midfielder believes Manchester City are in pole position to retain their crown: “We’re thinking about finishing in the …

‘Madness’ ‘A Mistake’ – These Chelsea Supporters Want Sarri To Reconsider Key Midfielder’s Role In The Team

N'Golo Kante warms up

TV pundit Alan Shearer says he is perplexed by Maurizio Sarri’s decision to pick N’Golo Kante in a more attacking role. Chelsea lost 3-1 to Tottenham on Saturday with many pinpointing the lack of defensive cover for the back four as the main cause for the Blues’ poor display. Speaking about the issue, the former …

REPORT: Chelsea Send Scouts To See Turkish Under 19 Starlet In Action

Stamford Bridge Stadium

Chelsea are tracking Galatasaray winger Yunus Akgun, according to ESPN FC. The Blues are believed to have had scouts watching the midfielder when Turkey’s Under 19s defeated England in Antalya on Tuesday night. Maurizio Sarri’s side weren’t the only side who sent representatives to watch Akgun, however, with Juventus, Benfica and Wolfsburg also keeping tabs on …

Chelsea Vying With Arsenal And Liverpool For France Under 21 International

Chelsea are keeping tabs on Lyon playmaker Houssem Aouar, according to reports in the English media. The Blues are reportedly weighing up a move for the 20-year-old as they look to improve their creativity in midfield. Manager Maurizio Sarri has quite a few similar players in the middle of the park who could be described …

‘Christmas Came Early This Year’ ‘I Can Sleep In Peace Now’ – Fans On Social Media Delighted As Chelsea Tie Up Deal For Midfielder

N'Golo Kante

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has signed a new five-year contract with the club. The Frenchman’s new deal now runs until 2023 ending speculation linking him with PSG and Manchester United. He will reportedly be paid £290,000 a week, making him the highest wage earner at Stamford Bridge, ahead of the likes of Eden Hazard and …

Chelsea V Tottenham Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season will be seriously tested as they travel to Wembley to face Tottenham on Saturday evening. Manager Maurizio Sarri has one major injury doubt heading into the match. Mateo Kovacic picked up a muscular problem whilst on international duty and played no part in Croatia’s 2-1 defeat to …

Chelsea Set To Enter January Battle To Sign Manchester United Contract Rebel

Chelsea are keen on signing Manchester United striker Anthony Martial, according to reports in the English media. The 22-year-old has rejected a new contract with the Red Devils, although the Manchester club have triggered their option to extend his stay until 2020. However, the extension hasn’t put off the Blues in trying to lure Martial …

‘About Time’ ‘He Deserves It’ – Fans Back Plans To Give Chelsea Star Bumper New Deal Worth £290k A Week

N'Golo Kante

Chelsea are confident that N’Golo Kante will sign a new five-year contract in the next two to three months, according to reports in the UK. It was initially reported in the summer that the Blues had offered the Frenchman £290,000 a week to stay at Stamford Bridge, but a deal has still not be finalised. …

Milan Step Up Pursuit Of Chelsea Playmaker With Talks Held Over Summer Switch

AC Milan have stepped up their pursuit of Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas, according to reports in Italy. Sporting Director Leonardo has spoken to the midfielder’s representatives about a possible move to the San Siro at the end of the season. Fabregas’s current deal with the Blues expires in the summer, and he will be free …

‘I can’t wait’ ‘Overrated’ ‘Bad Business’ – Fans On Twitter React As Chelsea Close In On New £70m Recruit

Chelsea are closing in on the signing of Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic, according to reports in the UK. The Blues are believed to be preparing a £70m offer for the American international with a deal possibly taking place during the January transfer window. Many supporters on Twitter think it will be a good purchase, …

Batshuayi Responds To Claims He Could Make Chelsea Return In January

Michy Batshuayi

Michy Batshuayi has responded to reports that he could make an early return to Chelsea in the January transfer window. The Belgian international is currently on a season-long loan deal at Valencia but he has struggled for form in front of goal. When asked about cutting his time short in Spain, Batshuayi said he had …

‘Right Time To Move On’ ‘The Guy’s A Legend’ – Fans React To Chelsea Veteran Loan Exit Reports

Chelsea captain Gary Cahill will be allowed to leave on loan in January, according to multiple reports in the English media. The Blues defender has spent seven years at Stamford Bridge, and with his contract expiring at the end of the season, it means a move would effectively end his career at the London club. …

Chelsea Lead Liverpool And Spurs In Race For Dortmund Star With Player Keen On Premier League Switch

Chelsea are leading the race to sign Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Christian Pulisic, according to the Guardian. The American international has been heavily linked with both Liverpool and Tottenham in recent months, but the Blues are said to be in the driving seat for his signature. Pulisic has added to the speculation in recent days …

Chelsea Cruises to Europa League Knockouts: Distraction or Opportunity?

Even though Chelsea could only draw 0-0 with Everton at Stamford Bridge last weekend the team remains in good shape. With a 1-0 win over Bate Borisov in their previous game on the fourth matchday of the Europa League Group Stage, Chelsea comfortably qualified for the knockout stage of the competition. The Blues have been …