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Hazard Reveals How Chelsea’s Players Made Their Feelings Known To Kepa

Chelsea star Eden Hazard has confirmed that the squad did confront Kepa Arrizabalaga about his actions during the Carabao Cup final. The Belgian said all the players and staff made their feelings known to the Spaniard following the match but hopes that the keeper will learn from his mistake: “It’s a fact of play in …

Fulham V Chelsea – Team News and Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea will have been boosted by their win over Tottenham on Wednesday night, allowing speculation over Maurizio Sarri’s future to die down for now, at least. The Blues have not won away from home in the league since the 1-0 win at Crystal Palace in late December. They will want to put that right when …

‘Best Game Of His In Ages’ ‘He Was Everywhere’ – Supporters Praise Chelsea Ace After Spurs Performance

Chelsea winger Pedro put in a man of the match performance in the 2-0 win over Tottenham last night. The Spaniard was preferred ahead of Willian and Callum Hudson-Odoi, and the wide man justified manager Maurizio Sarri’s decision to start him on the right flank. Fans thought Pedro had one of his best games of …

Sarri Speaks Out On When Kepa Will Make His Return To Chelsea Starting Eleven

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has confirmed that Kepa Arrizabalaga will make his return to the starting lineup within the next two games. The goalkeeper was dropped for Willy Caballero for the 2-0 win over Tottenham last night, but when asked about the Spaniard’s future following the game, the Blues boss said: “I don’t know if …

Chelsea And Arsenal Linked With Shock Move For £2.5m Rated Championship Wide Man

Chelsea and Arsenal are both keeping tabs on Brentford winger Said Benrahma, according to reports. The Algerian was signed by the Championship side in the summer for just £2.5m from Nice and has been in excellent form for the Bees. Benrahma has scored eight goals and contributed 14 assists in 35 appearances this campaign, impressing …

Chelsea Talisman Becomes Real Madrid’s Top Summer Transfer Target

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard is now Real Madrid’s priority signing for the summer transfer window, according to the Evening Standard. The Belgian has been consistently linked with a move to the Bernabeu over the past few years but the Spanish club have never formally made an offer for the player. It seems that may change …

‘Best News I Have Heard This Week’ – Chelsea Fans Delighted As Sarri Hints At Possible Selection Decision For Spurs Game

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has hinted that Emerson Palmieri may keep his place at left-back against Spurs tomorrow evening. At today’s pre-match press conference, the Blues head coach was asked about Marco Alonso’s absence from the squad in the Carabao Cup final. Sarri revealed that he doesn’t usually select a reserve left-back on the bench …

Chelsea Join United In Targeting Serie A Club Captain As They Look To Strengthen Backline

Chelsea are monitoring AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli, according to Calciomercato.com. The Italian website reports that the 24-year-old has also been scouted by the likes of Manchester United and Juventus in recent months. Chelsea will likely be able to spend during the summer transfer window as their transfer ban will be delayed so their appeal …

Chelsea Summer Transfer Target Revealed As Having £35m Release Clause

Porto left-back Alex Telles has a €40m (£35m) release clause in his contract, according to reports in Portugal. Chelsea are reportedly lining up a move for the Brazilian as part of a £200m splurge before their appeal is heard over their transfer ban. Telles is said to be a target if Zinedine Zidane replaces current …

Mourinho Gives His Reaction To Kepa’s Actions In The Carabao Cup Final

Mourinho Putting Pressure On Title Rivals

Former Chelsea and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes Blues keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga undermined Maurizio Sarri and his coaching staff during the Carabao Cup Final yesterday. The Spaniard refused to go off after the decision was made to replace him due to cramp. The 24-year-old stayed on the pitch leaving Sarri furious. Mourinho said he …

Chelsea’s Appeal Against Transfer Ban Could Allow £200m Spending Spree On Four Players

Chelsea are expected to appeal against their two-window transfer ban, which could enable them to continue signing players this summer, according to reports. The delay could also allow the Blues to spend £200m on new players, before then being banned from making transfers for eighteen months if the appeal is rejected. It is being reported …

Chelsea Consider Surprise Name To Take Over As Manager If Sarri Is Sacked

England assistant coach Steve Holland could be appointed interim manager by Chelsea if the club chooses to sack Maurizio Sarri, according to the Daily Telegraph. The Italian could lose his job if he doesn’t win the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City tomorrow, with the Blues considering possible replacements. Holland worked at Chelsea for eight …

Chelsea “Categorically Refute” Claims Made By FIFA As They Are Handed Transfer Ban

Chelsea say they will contest a transfer ban handed to them by FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee. The Blues have been banned from signing players in the next two transfer windows, and have been fined £490,000. An investigation into 92 separate transfers involving foreign players under the age of 18 led FIFA to conclude that there were …

Chelsea V Manchester City – Carabao Cup Final Preview, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Manager Maurizio Sarri’s future will likely be determined by the result in the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday. The Italian is under huge pressure after recent results, with the win against Malmo last night unlikely to persuade many to change their opinions. Sarri may have to do without first-choice goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga …

‘Doubt We’d Get Him’ – Fans Pessimistic About Chelsea’s Chances Of Signing Star Striker With £95.5m Release Clause

Chelsea are one of four clubs who are circling Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, according to reports in Italy. There has been intense speculation in recent days that the Argentinian international could leave the San Siro after being stripped of the captaincy. Along with the Blues, Real Madrid, Napoli and Juventus are all said to …

Chelsea Enter Battle With Three Other Premier League Teams For £35m Rated Turkish Winger

Chelsea are the latest Premier League club to scout Roma winger Cengiz Under, according to reports in Italy. The likes of Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham are also said to be interested in the Turkish international, along with Bundesliga club Bayern Munich. Under was reportedly the subject of a €30m (£26m) bid from the Gunners …

Inter Lead Chelsea And United For Barca Playmaker After Holding Talks Over £35m Deal

Inter Milan officials Beppe Marotta and Piero Ausilio have held talks with Barcelona over signing Ivan Rakitic, according to the Gazzetta Dello Sport. The Italian newspaper reports that the Nerazzurri have offered €35m for the 30-year-old but Barca are only willing to do a deal for €45m. Inter are said to be hopeful about agreeing a …

Seaman Would Back Arsenal Legend Wenger To Take Over At Chelsea

Former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman has said that Arsene Wenger would be an excellent choice for Chelsea if the club sack manager Maurizio Sarri. The Frenchman left the Emirates last summer after 22 years in the job but has stated he remains keen to return to management. Seaman says it would be unlikely that Wenger would …