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Chelsea Send Scouts To Watch Brazilian Talent With £34m Release Clause

Chelsea had a scout in attendance to see Athletico Paranaense midfielder Bruno Guimaraes play against Boca Juniors in the Copa Libertadores on Tuesday, according to reports in Brazil. The 21-year-old had a good game as he provided an assist for Marco Ruben’s second goal in a 3-0 win for the Brazilian side. Guimaraes is also …

Lampard Has His Say On Whether Chelsea Starlet Should Consider Leipzig Move

Derby manager and Chelsea legend Frank Lampard believes Mason Mount has a decision to make after RB Leipzig showed an interest in the 20-year-old. The midfielder is currently on loan at Pride Park for the remainder of the season, but when asked if a move to Germany would be a good idea for the playmaker, …

‘We Told You So’ ‘Keep Playing The Young Blood’ – Chelsea Fans On Twitter React As Sarri Puts Faith In Young Trio

Chelsea put in a much-improved performance against Brighton last night to put themselves back in contention for a top-four finish. Goals from Olivier Giroud, Eden Hazard and Ruben Loftus-Cheek sewed up a comfortable 3-0 win, moving the Blues level on points with Arsenal in fourth. Manager Maurizio Sarri made seven changes to the side that …

Merson Predicts The Outcome Of Chelsea’s Game Against Brighton

Former Arsenal and Aston Villa midfielder Paul Merson says Maurizio Sarri had been a very lucky manager after a fortunate 2-1 win against Cardiff last weekend. The TV pundit has questioned the Italian’s team selection and feels the Blues boss is living on borrowed time. He does, however, believe that Chelsea will get the three …

Milan Giants Preparing Summer Raid For Chelsea’s Pedro

AC Milan and Inter Milan are both looking to sign Chelsea winger Pedro in the summer, according to the Express. The Spaniard will have just 12 months to run on his contract at the end of the season and the Italian clubs are looking to take advantage of the situation. Milan’s Sporting Director Leonardo is …

Has Higuain Been A Good Loan Signing? – Chelsea Fans Voted And The Results May Surprise You

Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain has had an up and down time since his arrival at Stamford Bridge. The Argentine star has scored three goals in 11 appearances after signing from Juventus in January, but after a good start, he has been ineffective for the Blues in the last few league games. It is a stark …

Azpilicueta Reacts To Chelsea Fans Who Chanted For Sarri To Leave

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta understands Blues fans’ frustrations about the club’s poor form but he is called on supporters to get behind the team following the 2-1 win against Cardiff. A section of fans in the away end on Sunday could be heard chanting for manager Maurizio Sarri to leave, but Azpilicueta has appealed for …

‘It’s Appalling He Doesn’t Play More’ ‘Our Coach Is Stubborn’ – Chelsea Fans Vent At Midfielder’s Lack Of Starts

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek got his manager out of a hole after scoring a last minute winner against Cardiff. The 23-year-old came off the bench to make it 2-1 in the 91st minute to secure a win for Maurizio’s Sarri’s side. Fans are unhappy that Loftus-Cheek isn’t handed more starts under the Italian: He’s so …

Sarri Handed New Five-Year Deal As Chelsea Commit To Long Term Plan

Maurizio Sarri has been given a new five-year contract by Chelsea to end speculation about his future at the club. Despite having been bored to death by the Italian’s ‘Sarriball’ tactics, Blues fans can now look forward to watching five more years of passing the ball sideways and backwards. Sarri’s has recovered somewhat from the …

Chelsea Join United In Pursuing Barcelona Playmaker Despite Transfer Embargo

Chelsea are tracking Barcelona attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho despite their transfer ban, according to the Express. Reports in the Catalan media have been running a quote from the 26-year-old that suggest that the player is considering moving clubs this summer. He reportedly told Brazilian teammates on international duty: “I am thinking about leaving Barcelona, I …

Sarri Gives Response On Whether Eden Hazard Has Made His Decision To Leave Chelsea

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has revealed that Eden Hazard has not confided in him whether he has decided to leave the club or not. The Belgian international has stated that he has made a decision on his future, but so far there has been no clear indication on whether he is on his way out …

“Embarrassing” – Sutton Believes Chelsea Have Got It All Wrong Over Teenager’s Game Time

Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton believes the club have handled Callum Hudson-Odoi’s playing time this season poorly. The TV pundit and newspaper columnist says the fact that the teenager has started for England before being given a fair chance in the Premier League doesn’t reflect well on the club: “Chelsea may have turned down Bayern …

Chelsea Set To Offer £100,000 A Week Salary To Secure Deal For 18 Year Old

Chelsea will offer Callum Hudson-Odoi £100,000 a week to stay at Stamford Bridge, according to the Evening Standard. The 18-year-old is reportedly keen to leave the Blues but the London club are said to be hopeful that their new contract offer will be enough to persuade him to sign on the dotted line. Hudson-Odoi reportedly rejected …

Cardiff City V Chelsea – Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

The pressure is right back on Maurizio Sarri after Chelsea’s 2-0 defeat to Everton. The international break may have given the Italian some breathing room, but anything other than a win against Cardiff on Sunday will be unacceptable to Blues fans. The Bluebirds have been inconsistent in recent games with wins against Southampton and West …

Chelsea Forward Says He May Make A U-Turn On His Future At The Club

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud says there is still a possibility that he will be at Stamford Bridge next season. The Frenchman’s contract expires in the summer, and the forward has talked about returning to France at the end of the campaign. However, Giroud believes nothing is set in stone. With the Blues’ transfer ban, he may …

‘Can’t Wait Till He Joins Us’ ‘Beauty Of A Goal’ – Chelsea Fans On Twitter Hail New Signing After Sublime Finish

Despite Chelsea’s transfer ban, there will be at least one player arriving at the club in the summer. Christian Pulisic joined the Blues officially in January but was loaned back to Borussia Dortmund. Some have questioned the £58m fee that the club shelled out on the American international, but he showed his talent whilst playing …

Nevin Explains Why Sarri’s Treatment Of Hudson-Odoi Could End Up Being A “Masterstroke”

Ex-Chelsea winger Pat Nevin believes manager Maurizio Sarri may have been biding his time to unleash Callum Hudson-Odoi on the first-team. The Italian has been criticised for not starting the 18-year-old in the Premier League, but Nevin thinks the teenager will be fresh to take a more prominent role in the closing weeks of the …

What Are Chelsea’s Goals For The Remainder Of The Season?

It is fair to say that by any estimation Chelsea’s season has seen some serious highs like inflicting Liverpool’s first defeat of the campaign when they knocked them out of the Carabao Cup while grabbing all 3 points in the Premier League when they handed Manchester City their first League defeat of the season. Reaching …