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Chelsea in talks over Brazilian wonderkid

Chelsea are reportedly looking into the possibility of signing Brazilian winger Malcom this summer. The Blues have already held talks with Bordeaux representatives over a transfer for the youngster, and face strict competition from the likes of Liverpool and Spurs. Malcom is one of the brightest up and coming talents in world football and has …

Gary Cahill defends Manchester City star after “difficult week”

Gary Cahill has defended ‘great character’ Raheem Sterling after what he described as a ‘difficult week’ for the Manchester City star. Cahill and Sterling were both on international duty yesterday afternoon with England as Gareth Southgate’s men beat Nigeria 2-1 in their penultimate game before this summer’s World Cup. Cahill opened the scoring for the …

Blues ready to make approach for Stoke City star

Chelsea are ready to step up their interest in Stoker City keeper Jack Butland, according to reports. Butland was relegated with the Potters last season, and is now thought to be looking for a move away from the bet365 to keep alive his dream of becoming England’s number one keeper. The 25-year-old will travel to …

‘Chelsea must replace Diego Costa this summer’ says former Blues star

Chelsea must do their best to vill the void left by Diego Costa this summer, says former Blue Frank Sinclair. Costa left Chelsea last summer to rejoin former side Atletico Madrid, with whom he joined forces in January after the Spanish side’s transfer ban had ended. The Spaniard scored 59 times in three seasons for …

Zidane to Chelsea? Blues fans react as Madrid boss steps down

Zinedine Zidane is the latest in a long line of managers to be rumoured to become the Blues next boss after the Frenchman stepped down from his role at Real Madrid. Zidane and Madrid president Florentino Perez called an emergency press conference this morning, leaving fans of the club fearing the worst. And those fears …

Loftus-Cheek should leave Stamford Bridge insists former Blue

Ruben Loftus-Cheek should seek to leave Chelsea this summer, says former Blue Pat Nevin. The 22-year-old spent last season on-loan with fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace, where his impressive performances earned him an unlikely call-up to Gareth Southgate’s England squad for this summer’s World Cup in Russia. Palace manager Roy Hodgson has stated his …

Batshuayi on verge on permanent Bundesliga move

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi is close to securing a permanent move to Borussia Dortmund, according to reports. Batshuayi joined the Bundesliga outfit on a six-month loan deal in January after failing to establish himself as a regular starter at Stamford Bridge. Since his move to Germany however, the Belgium international has flourished. Batshuayi scored seven …

Hazard for Bale – Chelsea backed to complete phenomenal summer swap deal

Former England star Jamie Redknapp believes Gareth Bale could join Chelsea this summer if Eden Hazard moves to Real Madrid. Hazard has emerged as Madrid’s number one transfer target this summer amidst uncertainty over the future of Cristiano Ronaldo, who appeared to say goodbye to Madrid fans after the weekend’s Champions League final victory over …

Premier League legend outlines who Chelsea must buy this summer

Sky Sports pundit and former Arsenal star Paul Merson insists Chelsea must sign both a defender and a striker this summer if they are to mount a challenge for the Premier League next season. The Blues finished fifth in the league last term, although managed to salvage what was an otherwise poor season with an …

Maurizio Sarri signs deal to replace Antonio Conte

Former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri has signed a deal that will see him replace Antonio Conte as Chelsea’s manager, according to reports from Italy. Blues owner Roman Abramovich had a seven-hour meeting with Sarri yesterday who left Napoli earlier this week only days after guiding them to a second placed finish in Serie A. Following …

Blues fans torn on Gonzalo Higuain links

Chelsea fans are torn over reports that the Blues are set to land Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain this summer. The Argentine will reportedly be allowed to leave Turin this summer despite scoring 21 times in all competitions last season, with The Old Lady ready to listen to offers in the region of €55 million for …

“Welcome to Chelsea” – fans ready for Sarri to replace Conte

Chelsea fans have already began their welcome parade for Maurizio Sarri after the Italian was fired by Napoli last week. Sarri was shown the door at the Stadio San Paolo less than a week after guiding Napoli to a second placed finish in Serie A. The Partenopei recorded a club record 91 points in Italy’s top flight, however …

“It’s pointless trying to take him on” – Pat Nevin praises Chelsea defender after brilliant debut season

Former Chelsea star Pat Nevin has praised defender Antonio Rudiger for his strong start to life in English football, and believes the Germany international can play a crucial part in the Blues future.  Rudiger joined Chelsea from AS Roma last summer, and has since established himself as a stalwart in Antonio Conte’s side – the …

Chelsea forward to push for exit if Antonio Conte remains in charge next season

Chelsea forward Willian to look to leave the club this summer if Antonio Conte remains manager, according to reports. The Brazil international has fallen out of favour with the Italian in recent weeks, and was used as only a late substitute in the Blues’ FA Cup final win over Manchester United on Saturday. And the …

Chelsea star causes stir with controversial Instagram post

Chelsea forward Willian has caused a stir after an Instagram post in which he appears to edit out manager Antonio Conte. Chelsea lifted the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon thanks to a 1-0 victory over Manchester United, and the Brazilian took to social media to share his delight after the victory. The Blues’ star shared …

Chelsea may have to sell Eden Hazard this summer says Blues legend Steve Clarke

Chelsea may have to sell Eden Hazard this summer in order to fund a rebuild of Antonio Conte’s squad, says Blues legend Steve Clarke. Hazard scored the only goal as Chelsea lifted the FA Cup yesterday afternoon in a 1-0 win over Manchester United. The Beligan converted a 22nd minute penalty after being brought down …

Chelsea handed boost in pursuit Dutch wonderkid after he rejects move to Tottenham

Chelsea have been handed a huge boost in their pursuit of youngster Justin Kluivert after he refusing to renew his contract at Ajax.  The 19-year-old has enjoyed a fine season in the Eredivisie, scoring ten goals in 27 appearances. And his performances have caught the eye of a host of Europe’s biggest clubs, including both …

Chelsea youngster returns to Stamford Bridge after lacklustre spell in Scotland

Charly Musonda will return to Chelsea this summer after having his loan spell with Celtic cut short. The Belgian joined the Hoops in January on an 18-month loan deal, however has struggled to find regular game time for Brendan Rodgers’ side. Musonda has featured only eight times for the Scottish Champions since the move, and …