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Chelsea fans slam Spaniard following woeful Community Shield outing

Chelsea fans have slammed striker Alvaro Morata following his woeful display in the Community Shield earlier this afternoon. The Blues endured a miserable afternoon at Wembley, losing out 2-0 to Manchester City in what was manager Maurizio Sarri’s first competitive game in charge of the club. Sergio Aguero opened the scoring just 13 minutes in …

Ivory Coast star turns down new contract in effort to force Chelsea move

Wilfried Zaha has rejected a new contract with Crystal Palace in order to help force a move away from Selhurst Park before Thursday’s transfer deadline. The Ivory Coast international has emerged as a target for both Chelsea and Tottenham after a fine season with the Eagles. Zaha scored nine times and laid on five assists …

Belgium coach reveals huge Courtois and Hazard news

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois could be set to leave the club this summer according to Belgium coach Graeme Jones, who says that a move for Eden Hazard could also be a possibility. Courtois has been rumoured to be leaving Stamford Bridge all summer after negotiations over his contract stalled, and Real Madrid are the hot …

Antonio Rudiger sends message to Manchester City ahead of Community Shield clash

Antonio Rudiger says Chelsea will be ‘ready’ for Manchester City when the two sides meet in the Community Shield on Sunday. The Germany international, who was part of Joachim Lowe’s World Cup squad that crashed out at the group stages in Russia, was on target was Chelsea drew 1-1 with Arsenal in their final game …

Mourinho speaks out about Maurizio Sarri

Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has spoken out about the appointment of Maurizio Sarri has the new manager of the club. Mourinho had a lot to say about Antonio Conte during his spell at Stamford Bridge after the Italian replaced him as manager, and it was thought that the Portuguese would have a similar sort …

Chelsea offer player plus cash deal for Crystal Palace star

Chelsea have submitted an offer of £30 million plus Danny Drinkwater to Crystal Palace for Wilfried Zaha, according to reports. Chelsea are on the hunt for a new winger with Willian widely expected to leave the club in the coming days, and manager Maurizio Sarri is believed to want Zaha to replace the Brazil international. …

Community Shield: Chelsea vs Manchester City – Predicted XI

As Chelsea prepare to begin their season with a Community Shield clash with Manchester City, we will be taking a look at how Maurizio Sarri might line-up the Blues in what is his first big game at the club. The Blues were crowned FA Cup winners last season when they beat Manchester United 1-0 at …

Batshuayi set to play a big part for Chelsea next season under Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri has told Michy Batshuayi he will play a big part at Chelsea this season, according to reports. Batshuayi is a hugely popular figure at Stamford Bridge, however was cast aside by former manager Antonio Conte, being sent on-loan to Borussia Dortmund for the latter half of last season. And following his terrific form …

Blues star misses training as he attempts to force a move away

Chelsea winger Willian has missed his return to training this week, amid reports that a £65million bid has been launched by La Liga giants Real Madrid. The 29-year-old Brazilian was due back at training with Chelsea last Friday, but is still yet to do so as rising speculation about his future continues to rumble on. …

Chelsea youngster enjoying life under Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi says he is enjoying life under new boss Maurizio Sarri after featuring heavily in the Blues pre-season tour of America. The 17-year-old, who has heavily impressed for Chelsea’s youth ranks over the last two seasons, has started both of the Blues’ games so far against both Perth Glory and Inter Milan. …

’The worst I’ve ever seen’ – Chelsea fans want Tiemoue Bakayoko out

Chelsea fans want Tiemoue Bakayoko out of Stamford Bridge this summer. The Frenchman arrived at the club last summer as a £40 million signing from AS Monaco following a promising season in France in which he helped Les Monégasques lift the Ligue 1 title. However the 23-year-old endured a poor first season with the Blues, with his …

David Luiz hails new manager Sarri

Blues defender David Luiz has praised the start to life that manager Maurizio Sarri has made to the club. The Italian manager joined Chelsea from Napoli, taking over from Antonio Conte in charge at Stamford Bridge. He has brought with him a new sense of optimism around the club, and after a disastrous league campaign …

Chelsea plotting £90 Serie A swoop

Chelsea are plotting are £90 million swoop for Juventus duo Gonzalo Higuain and Daniele Rugani, according to Sky sources. Blues boss Maurizio Sarri is looking to strengthen his squad prior to the start of the new season, and will turn to his home country as he looks for fresh faces to bring to The Bridge. …

Chelsea fans bemused at ‘absurd’ Rob Green signing

There are some transfer that you simply just don’t see coming. Nicklas Bendtner to Juventus. Paulinho to Barcelona. Thomas Graveson to Real Madrid. (yes that really happened) Rob Green to Chelsea? Even Guillem Balague’s jaw would have dropped for this one. The Blues announced the free transfer of the former England number one from Huddersfield Town …

Chelsea target refuses to rule out Juventus exit

Chelsea are rumoured to be chasing Juventus star Miralem Pjanic this summer as a possible replacement for N’Golo Kante if the Frenchman leaves. There have been several rumours about the future of Kante this summer, with the central midfielder a key target of both PSG and Barcelona. Chelsea will be reluctant to allow their star …

Chelsea name price for Alvaro Morata as Serie A giants circle

Chelsea have slapped a £62 million price tag on the head of Alvaro Morata after negotiations with AC Milan began last week. Morata endured a difficult first season at Stamford Bridge having joined as a club record signing from Real Madrid last summer, scoring just 11 Premier League goals. And with new Chelsea boss Maurizio …

Chelsea ready to fend off Arsenal and Roma for signature of Bayer Leverkusen wonder kid

Chelsea are ready to step up their pursuit of Bayer Leverkusen star Leon Bailey amidst interest form both Arsenal and Roma. Bailey, 20, has been heavily linked with a move away from the Bundesliga this summer after an impressive last season in Germany where he scored 12 goals and registered six assists in all competitions. …

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 …