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REPORT: Chelsea Eye Move For £140m Rated Winger As They Prepare For Life Without Hazard

Chelsea are considering Napoli winger Lorenzo Insigne as a potential replacement for Eden Hazard, according to the Daily Mail. The Italian international worked with Blues boss Maurizio Sarri at the Partenopei for three years, but the Italian club would be reluctant to let him leave. Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis reportedly values Insigne at £140m, …

‘Can’t Wait To See Him At The Bridge’ ‘So Excited’ – Chelsea Fans Praise New £58m Signing After Superb Solo Goal

Christian Pulisic scored an excellent goal for Borussia Dortmund in their German Cup defeat to Werder Bremen last night. The American international was loaned back to the Bundesliga club after being signed by Chelsea for a fee of £58m last month. His strike put Dortmund 2-1 up on the night but his side lost on …

Chelsea Did Some Good Business In The January Transfer Window According To These Fans

Chelsea had a pretty decent January transfer window all in all. The signing of Christian Pulisic could prove to be an inspired piece of business if he realises his full potential. The American has struggled for form this season but his superb strike for Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup defeat to Werder Bremen last …

Agent Of Barcelona Star Dismisses Claims Of Summer Switch To Chelsea

The agent of Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has dismissed reports that the Croatian could leave the Camp Nou in the summer. Reports in Spain have suggested that Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan are all interested in recruiting the 30-year-old. However, Arturo Canales has refuted claims that Rakitic is heading for the …

Hazard Reveals He Has Come To A Decision Over His Chelsea Future

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard has revealed he has made a decision over his future at the club. The Belgian international has previously been non-committal over whether he would be staying at Stamford Bridge. However, Hazard has now confirmed he has made up his mind: “I know what I am going to do. I have made …

Chelsea’s Europa League Odds Look Way Too Short

Most Chelsea fans need no explanation as to the pitfalls of taking the Europa League too seriously or not seriously enough at this stage of the season. Everyone expects there to be a dash of experimentation, a chance to both give youth a chance and players a rest when drawn against sides like Malmo. Sure, …

What Did We Learn From Chelsea’s Reaction To The Bournemouth Loss By Hammering Huddersfield 5-0

In the mid-week fixtures last week Chelsea suffered a humiliating 4-0 loss to Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth side away at the Vitality Stadium on the South coast. While the result was pretty damning Chelsea actually played well in the first half and were only held off the scoresheet by Artur Boruc who played out of his …

European Giants On Alert With Chelsea Star At Loggerheads With Club Over New Deal

Negotiations between Chelsea and Willian over a new contract have stalled, according to Brazilian news outlet UOL. The 31-year-old’s current deal expires in 2020 and the Blues will only offer the winger a one-year extension. Willian is looking for three more years but the London club have a strict policy of only offering yearly renewals to …

Carragher On Why Sarri Must Make Key Tactical Change To Help Struggling Chelsea Star

Tv pundit Jamie Carragher believes Maurizio Sarri must adapt his tactics in order to help out Jorginho. The Italian holding midfielder has struggled to adapt when opponents have man marked him, and Carragher feels Sarri must make a tactical change to ensure he isn’t swamped in the middle of the park: “Faced with the challenge …

Chelsea V Huddersfield Team News and Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Manager Maurizio Sarri will want to rectify things as soon as possible after an atrocious second-half display in the 4-0 defeat to Bournemouth on Wednesday. The Chelsea boss should have a perfect game to get back on track with a home match against bottom of the table Huddersfield Town. New Terriers head coach Jan Siewert …

PlayMaker FC Premier League Pundits Discuss Which Top 6 Boss Could Lose His Job Next

Well few fans would have predicted any of the top 6 Premier League clubs making a managerial change this season. Similarly most football pundits would not have been expecting changes in the gaffer at any top 6 clubs. This was especially the case after Chelsea had only appointed a new boss in former Napoli manager …

90% Of Chelsea Fans Polled Are Against The Club Cashing In On Wantaway Wonderkid

There has been a lot of speculation over Callum Hudson-Odoi’s future at Chelsea. The 18-year-old has reportedly handed in a transfer request which has been rejected by the club. A £35m offer from Bayern Munich is believed to have already been turned down for the teenager, despite the fact that the winger only has 18 …

Chelsea Eye Surprise Deadline Day Move For French Midfield General As Fabregas Replacement

Chelsea are interested in signing Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure on deadline day, according to the Mirror. The Hornets star has been heavily linked with Arsenal and Tottenham in the past but it appears that the Blues are the team who have stepped up their interest in the Frenchman. Doucoure has expressed his desire to leave …

‘He Needs To Play’ ‘Get Him Straight Into The Starting XI’ – Fans On Twitter Call On Sarri To Start Chelsea Midfield Dynamo

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek returned from injury to play 25 minutes against Sheffield Wednesday at the weekend. The 23-year-old had been sidelined with a back problem since the beginning of January but is now fit to start games. Fans on Twitter want manager Maurizio Sarri to start Loftus-Cheek when the Blues face Bournemouth at the …

Two Clubs Circle As Chelsea Opt To Sanction £6m Loan Exit For Defender

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen is attracting interest from both Borussia Dortmund and Juventus, according to reports in the UK. The Danish international would be allowed to leave on loan this month with the Blues believed to be demanding a fee of £6m. Christensen does remain in manager Maurizio Sarri’s plans after being picked to face …

Manager Refutes Claims That Chelsea Have Made Approach For £40m Rated Defender

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has denied that clubs have made contact about signing defender Nathan Ake. The Dutch international has been interesting Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham, among other teams. Asked about Ake ahead of hosting the Blues at home tomorrow evening, Howe was adamant that they had not been approached about the player: “We love …

Chelsea Among Trio Of Premier League Sides Lining Up Surprise Swoop For Barcelona Playmaker

Chelsea are weighing up a move for Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic next summer, according to Catalan publication Sport. The newspaper reports that Arsenal and Manchester United are also monitoring the Croatian international’s situation at the Camp Nou. Rakitic remains a key first-team player at Barca but things could change significantly at the end of the …

‘That’s Class’ ‘What A Guy’ – Chelsea Fans On Social Media Praise Willian For Great Gesture Towards Teammate

Chelsea winger Willian has revealed he did offer Gonzalo Higuain the ball for the penalty against Sheffield Wednesday yesterday. The new signing turned down the offer and insisted his teammate took it. Willian stuck the ball away instead to open the scoring on 26 minutes in the FA Cup tie. Fans on Twitter were praising …