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‘This Is Such A Bad Move’ ‘Would Get Absolutely Bullied’ Fans Debate Chelsea’s Interest In Signing 13-Goal Winger

Lorenzo Insigne & Sokratis

Chelsea are one of three teams interested in signing Napoli winger Lorenzo Insigne, according to reports in the Italian media. Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain are also said to be keeping tabs on the 27-year-old. Insigne has worked with Maurizio Sarri before and could be lined up as a potential replacement for Eden Hazard if FIFA …

Serie A Star Tempted By Prospect Of Reuniting With Sarri At Chelsea

Lorenzo Insigne & Sokratis

Napoli winger Lorenzo Insigne is tempted by a move to Chelsea, according to reports in Italy. The 27-year-old is weighing up whether to leave the Partenopei this summer with a move to be reunited with former boss Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge said to be a possibility. However, the Blues boss’s own future will likely …

‘Heartbreaking’ ‘Awful, Awful News’ – Chelsea Fans On Twitter React To Starlet’s Devastating Injury Update

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi had to be substituted before halftime in the 2-2 draw against Burnley last night. The 18-year-old delivered an update on his injury on Twitter after the game, and it was bad news: Really gutted to end my season with an Ruptured Achilles, gotta work hard and try and come back stronger …

Club President Confirms He’s Targeting Summer Deal For Chelsea Frontman

Olivier Giroud

Nice president Gauthier Ganaye has said he is interested in signing Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud in the summer. The Frenchman’s contract runs out at the end of the season, but Maurizio Sarri has said he has asked the club to trigger a one-year extension. However, Ganaye says he would be open to signing Giroud despite …

Chelsea Eye Two Summer Targets As Potential Replacements For Hazard

Nicolas Pepe

Chelsea have looked at both Barcelona attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho and Lille winger Nicolas Pepe as possible options to replace Eden Hazard, according to reports in France. The Blues’ transfer ban will need to be lifted if they were to complete a deal for either star but the London club are said to be lining …

“Anything Is Possible” – Reported Chelsea Target Refuses To Rule Out Summer Exit After Stellar Season

ziyech matuidi

Ajax winger Hakim Ziyech has revealed he will only leave the Dutch club if he is offered a chance to join a team that would match his ambitions. The Moroccan international has been in scintillating form, having scored 19 goals and provided 20 assists, helping his side to the Champions League semi-finals. Asked about his …

Chelsea V Burnley – Team News, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Eden Hazard

Chelsea did progress against Slavia Prague in the Europa League on Thursday but their poor second half showing has become part of a trend that is concerning manager Maurizio Sarri. The Blues will get an extra day’s rest with their next game on Monday night, but it also means they will be playing catch-up with …

‘I Can’t Understand What Happens’ – Fans On Twitter React As Sarri Identifies Worrying Trend After Chelsea Win

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says he can’t explain why his team has started second halves so poorly in recent games. The Blues conceded two goals after halftime in the 4-3 win over Slavia Prague in the Europa League last night, and the Blues boss says he has noticed the worrying trend over the past ten …

Chelsea Eye Summer Deal For Ajax’s Champions League Hero As Potential Hazard Replacement

ziyech matuidi

Chelsea are one of four Premier League teams scouting Ajax playmaker Hakim Ziyech, according to reports in Germany. Arsenal, Everton and Leicester City are keeping tabs on the 26-year-old, while Bayern Munich are also very keen to snap up the winger. Ziyech has been instrumental to Ajax’s run to the Champions League semi-final. The Moroccan …

Hasselbaink Believes Chelsea Should Opt Against Signing Croatian Star This Summer

Kovacic

Former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink believes that the club should not sign loanee Mateo Kovacic on a permanent deal in the summer. The Blues are currently under a transfer embargo but even if the sanctions are lifted, Hasselbaink believes the Croatian should be sent back to Real Madrid as he isn’t the right fit …

‘Another Wizard’ Couldn’t Be More Fitting For Us’ – Fans Hoping Chelsea Raid Hazard’s Former Club For New Signing

Nicolas Pepe

Chelsea could make a move for Lille winger Nicolas Pepe if their transfer ban is lifted, according to reports in France. It is believed that the Blues, along with Arsenal, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Barcelona are all tracking the 23-year-old. Supporters think that returning to Eden Hazard‘s former club to sign the …

REPORT: Chelsea Add Two Premier League Managers To Shortlist Of Potential Sarri Replacements

Javi Gracia And Nuno - FA Cup Semi Final - Watford v Wolverhampton Wanderers

Chelsea have drawn up a three-man shortlist of potential replacements if they decide to part ways with Maurizio Sarri, according to the Daily Record. The Italian manager’s future likely depends on the club finishing in the top four or winning the Europa League in order to qualify for the Champions League next season. If Sarri …

Have Chelsea Lost Their Ability To Rise To The Big Occasion?

Former Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole thinks that Maurizio Sarri’s side lacked a big game mentality in the 2-0 defeat to Liverpool yesterday. Speaking after the game, the former England international feels they don’t have an edge which previous Chelsea squad’s had: “Chelsea have missed that bit of bite this season and I don’t think they …

Giroud Explains Why He’d Back Himself In Battle With Virgil Van Dijk

Olivier Giroud Delighted

Chelsea play Liverpool this afternoon and one of the major battles on the pitch that the Blues will have to win will be getting the better of Virgil van Dijk. Although most Chelsea supporters would back Eden Hazard to be the PFA Player of the Year, the majority of bookies have the Dutchman as the …

Klopp Outlines His Plan To Stop Chelsea And Eden Hazard

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says the Reds will try and prevent Eden Hazard from getting the ball when Chelsea travel to Anfield tomorrow. Speaking at his pre-match press conference yesterday, the German quipped that he needs 13 players on the pitch and two just to mark Hazard in order to win the game. However, he …

‘Talk About A Bargain’ ‘Would Be Great Deal’ – Chelsea Fans Back £34.5m Swoop For Brazilian Flyer If Ban Is Lifted

Chelsea are among four Premier League teams interested in Ajax winger David Neres, according to reports in the UK. Arsenal, Everton and Manchester United are all said to be keeping tabs on the Brazilian international, who has impressed playing in the Champions League this season. Ajax are believed to be holding out for €40m (£34.5m); …

Mount Speaks Out On Where He’ll Be Playing His Football Next Season

Stamford Bridge Stadium

  Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount says he isn’t thinking about where he will be playing his football next season. The 20-year-old is currently on loan at Derby County until the end of the campaign and wants to focus on the Rams’ push for a playoff place: “It’s not on my mind at the moment, my …

A Verdict On Chelsea’s Transfer Ban Appeal Could Come Sooner Than Expected

Stamford Bridge Stadium

A verdict from FIFA on Chelsea’s appeal against a transfer ban is likely to be handed out next week, according to the Associated Press. The Blues have been banned from signing players for two transfer windows following breaches in 29 separate transfers relating to players under the age of 18. At the time, Chelsea said …