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Chelsea fans delighted as youngster pens new long-term deal at Stamford Bridge

Ethan Ampadu Wales

Chelsea fans are delighted with the news that Ethan Ampadu has signed a new long term contract at Stamford Bridge.  Ampadu, 18, signed a new five-year deal with the club late last week. The Welshman has made seven appearances for Chelsea’s first team, however has yet to feature under new boss Maurizio Sarri. He could …

Neville Questions Chelsea’s Top Four Credentials Without More Ruthless Hazard

Phil Neville believes Chelsea will find it hard to make the top four this season unless Eden Hazard scores 40 goals for the club. Speaking on Match of the Day 2 after the Blues’ 0-0 draw with West Ham yesterday, the former Manchester United and Everton defender said: “When you think about Liverpool last year …

Chelsea star smashes Premier League record against West Ham United

Chelsea midfielder smashed the Premier League record for the most passes played in a match against West Ham United on Sunday. The Italy international made a phenomenal 180 passes, which equates to one every 30 seconds, however could not prevent his side from dropping points at the London Stadium. Maurizio Sarri’s side were held to …

Turkish Giants Line Up Offer For Chelsea Star With Contract Situation Still Unresolved

Besiktas are looking to sign Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud, according to reports in Turkey. The France international’s contract expires in the summer, and he will be able to talk to foreign clubs in January about a free transfer switch at the end of the season. Giroud signed an 18-month deal with the Blues after his £15m …

‘Insult’ ‘Impossible’ ‘They should come and get him’ – Chelsea Fans Debate Loaning Out £60m Frontman

Alvaro Morata

Reports in the English media have suggested that West Ham are among the teams interested in signing Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata on loan in January. It has been reported that the Hammers are monitoring the player’s situation at Stamford Bridge, along with a number of European clubs. Morata has struggled for form since his £60m …

Chelsea V West Ham – Match Preview And Predicted XI

Chelsea are high in confidence heading into the London derby against West Ham on Sunday. Despite a difficult pre-season for the club, new manager Maurizio Sarri has racked up six straight wins in all competitions following the Community Shield defeat to Manchester City. The Blues boss rung the changes against PAOK in the Europa League, …

Chelsea Open Contract Talks With Kante But Agreement Has Yet To Be Reached

N'Golo Kante

Chelsea have opened negotiations with N’Golo Kante over a new contract, according to reports in France. However, it seems the France international and the club are still quite far apart from agreeing a new deal to keep him at Stamford Bridge. Kante’s current contract runs until 2021, but the Blues are said to be keen to …

Chelsea Starlet Signs New Five Year Contract With The Club

Ethan Ampadu Wales

Chelsea defender Ethan Ampadu has signed a new five-year contract, the club have announced. The centre-back/holding midfielder has yet to feature under new manager Maurizio Sarri this season, but he impressed playing for Wales during the recent international break. Speaking about his new deal, Ampadu said he is excited by his future at the club: “I’m …

‘Can still do better’ ‘Maestro’ – Fans Split On £50m Signing’s Start To Life In A Chelsea Shirt

Jorginho Community Shield

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho has started all five of the Blues’ Premier League matches so far this campaign. The Italian international has dictated play from the middle of the park but not everyone has been won over quite yet. The deep-lying playmaker moved to Stamford Bridge along with Maurizio Sarri in July and no doubt has …

Chelsea Lining Up Serbian Hitman As Potential Morata Replacement

Chelsea are weighing up a move for Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, according to reports. Blues boss Maurizio Sarri is said to be unconvinced by Alvaro Morata and is keen on the Serbian international as a possible alternative. Mitrovic only signed for the Cottagers from Newcastle in a £27m deal in the summer, but he has …

Sevilla Among Trio Of Clubs Watching Chelsea’s Star’s Contract Situation

Sevilla have joined the likes of AC Milan and Inter Milan in pursuing Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas, according to reports in the Italian media. The 31-year-old’s contract expires in the summer and he has had a frustrating start to the campaign after being sidelined with a knee injury that he sustained in pre-season. Fabregas could …

Warnock Calls On Sarri To Loan Him Chelsea Starlet In January

Ethan Ampadu Wales

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock wants Chelsea to loan Ethan Ampadu to the Welsh club during the January transfer window. The Bluebirds boss thinks the Blues should be allowing more of their young talent out on loan to Premier League clubs in order to aid their development as players: “I think they should loan us …

Chelsea dealt late injury blow ahead of Cardiff City clash

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek could be out be around two weeks after picking up an injury whilst on international duty with England. The midfielder made his first start of the season when he stepped out for England on Tuesday, however limped off the field following a late challenge from Switzerland midfielder Denis Zakaria. A scan the …

Loftus-Cheek Refuses To Rule Out Return To Crystal Palace

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is not ruling out a return to Crystal Palace in the future. The 22-year-old spent last season on loan at Selhurst Park, and when asked if he would consider a second spell with the Eagles, he said: “Possibly but it is still far away – there are still a lot of games …

Chelsea vs Cardiff: Injury news and predicted starting XI

Everything you need to know about tomorrow’s clash with Cardiff City Chelsea welcome Cardiff City to Stamford Bridge tomorrow as Maurizio Sarri look’s to maintain his perfect start to life as manager. The Blues have won all four of their Premier League fixtures so far – a feat matched only by Liverpool and surprise package …

Willian: “I never wanted to leave Chelsea”

Chelsea star Willian says he never wanted to leave Stamford Bridge this summer. The Brazilian international has reported to close to joining both Barcelona or Manchester United on numerous occasions throughout the transfer window following a fall out with ex-Chelsea boss Antonio Conte. Willian fell out of favour with the Italian towards the end of …

Chelsea Join Four Clubs In Race To Sign Ligue One Star On Free Transfer

Chelsea Target PSG Teen Sensation!

Chelsea have joined a whole host of clubs in pursuing Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot, according to reports from France. The Blues, Bayern Munich and Juventus are now said to be keen on the Frenchman, in addition to Barcelona and Liverpool who have been heavily linked with the 23-year-old in recent weeks. Rabiot’s contract expires …

Arsenal legend suggests Ruben Loftus-Cheek should leave Chelsea in search of regular football

Arsenal legend Paul Merson says he feels sorry for Ruben Loftus-Cheek at Chelsea. The 22-year-old midfielder was denied loan moves to both Crystal Palace and Schalke during the summer, with manager Maurizio Sarri keen to have him part of his first-team this season. But with the Blues’ midfield stronger than ever and Sarri opting for …