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Turkish Champions Expect To Seal Move For Chelsea Frontman ‘Within 10 Days’

Galatasaray are closing in on a move for Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi, according to Gunes. The Turkish news outlet reports the Super Lig champions have been considering a move for the Belgian international in order to strengthen their squad for the Champions League. The club’s board proposed the player to manager Fatih Terim, who is …

Chelsea Ready To Hold Firm On £57m Star’s Future As Agent Talks Up Transfer

Jorginho

Chelsea are adamant that they will keep hold of midfielder Jorginho this summer, according to reports in the UK. The Italian has been heavily linked with Juventus to join former manager Maurizio Sarri at the Serie A champions. Jorginho’s agent Joao Santos has revealed that although the midfielder is happy at Chelsea, he wouldn’t completely …

Jay Dasilva Opens Up On Where He’ll Be Playing His Football Next Season

Jay Dasilva

Chelsea left-back Jay Dasilva says he doesn’t know where he will be playing his football next season. Bristol City’s chief executive Mark Ashton has confirmed the Robins have a purchase option in the fullback’s loan deal, but the final decision will be down to the player. When asked about his plans following the European Under …

‘Excellent’ ‘Really Good’ ‘Top Talents’ Chelsea Fans On Social Media Rate U21 Stars’ Performances In France Defeat

Tomori

Three Chelsea defenders started England’s 2-1 defeat to France in the Under 21 Championships last night. Jake Clarke-Salter captained the side, while Fikayo Tomori and Jay Dasilva also played in defence. Both Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham came off the bench. Fans on Twitter believe the Chelsea starlets performed well for the most part: Tomori …

Chelsea Expect To Conclude Negotiations For New Manager By The Weekend

Frank Lampard

Chelsea are confident that they will be able to hire Frank Lampard as manager by the weekend, according to the Evening Standard. The Derby boss is said to have already told his current club that he would like to join the Blues, and it is believed negotiations will be stepped up imminently. Lampard is Chelsea’s …

Chelsea Set To Offer Three Year Contract To Lampard With Ex-Villa And City Star Likely To Join Him

Frank Lampard

Chelsea will offer Derby manager Frank Lampard a three-year contract, according to ESPN UK. The Blues have been waiting for Maurizio Sarri’s exit to be finalised before making a move for the Blues legend. However, with the Italian having been appointed Juventus boss, they will now make their move. A formal approach is likely to …

‘He Ain’t Ever Leaving’ ‘Should Have Sold Him Last Summer’ Fans On Twitter React As Chelsea Reject Fresh £35m Bids

Chelsea have rejected bids from both Barcelona and Atletico Madrid for Willian, according to reports in the English media. Both offers were said to be around the £35m mark, but it is believed the Blues are determined to tie down the Brazilian to a new deal. Supporters on Twitter understand why the bids were rejected, …

5 Things Chelsea Fans Can Expect From A Frank Lampard Team Next Season

Frank Lampard

Supporters of other clubs may see the appointment of Frank Lampard at Chelsea as the heart ruling the head. After all, the 40-year-old has one year of managerial experience and hasn’t managed in the top flight, but if you delve beneath the surface, the Blues legend could well be the perfect fit for what the …

Sarri’s Father Provides An Update On His Son’s Future At Chelsea

The father of Maurizio Sarri has said that his son has yet to be released from his contract at Chelsea. It had been reported that Juventus had agreed a deal for the Italian, but when asked about the Blues manager’s future, Amerigo Sarri replied: “[Chelsea] haven’t released him yet. Even he doesn’t know when it’ll …

Lampard Could Bring In Two Former Chelsea Stars As Backroom Staff Takes Shape

Frank Lampard

Prospective new Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is keen on making Didier Drogba part of his backroom staff, according to reports. It is believed Juventus have agreed to pay compensation for Maurizio Sarri, paving the way for Lampard to take over at Stamford Bridge. With his appointment looking more and more certain, Lampard is seemingly already …

La Liga Side Plot Loan Swoop For Wantaway Chelsea Star But Blues Demand A £31m Purchase Clause

Bakayoko

Sevilla will try to sign Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko on loan this summer, according to reports in Spain. The La Liga club’s sporting director Monchi is looking for a central midfielder, and he is considering four different players. Fiorentina’s Jordan Veretout, Eibar’s Joan Jordan and Rennes’ Benjamin Bourigeaud are the other names that are on …

Higuain May Not Be Returning To Juventus Next Season

Chelsea forward Gonzalo Higuain could well end up at Roma this summer, according to reports in Italy. The Giallorossi are planning a direct swap between defender Kosta Manolas and the Argentinian international. Juve are reportedly interested in the Greek defender, along with the likes of Arsenal, and Roma see it as an opportunity to make …

German Emerges As Shock Alternative To Lampard For Chelsea Hotseat

rangnick

Chelsea have added RB Leipzig manager Ralf Rangnick to their shortlist of candidates to take over from Maurizio Sarri, according to BILD. The tabloid reports that the German tactician has emerged as a surprise alternative to Frank Lampard for the manager’s job at the Blues. Whether Rangnick is a frontrunner, it seems doubtful, but the …

‘Not Sure How I Feel About This’ ‘Can We Sit This Season Out?’ Chelsea Fans On Twitter Not Optimistic As Opening Fixture Is Announced

Chelsea will play Manchester United on the opening day of the season, the Premier League have revealed. With the managerial situation still up in the air and the transfer ban remaining in place, many would have hoped for an easier first game. Supporters on Twitter are, therefore, not overly optimistic but there is hope that …

Ferdinand Backs “Perfect Choice” To Replace Sarri As Chelsea’s Next Manager

Rio Ferdinand

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes Derby manager Frank Lampard is the ideal candidate to take over from Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea. The TV pundit thinks the Blues legend has already shown that he is willing to give young players a chance whilst Rams boss and that he can take that philosophy to Stamford …

‘A Ridiculous Asking Price’ ‘Never Worth £50m’ Fans On Twitter React To Chelsea Transfer Decision

Kovacic

Real Madrid have set an asking price of £50m for Chelsea to sign Mateo Kovacic this summer, according to reports in England. The Blues can secure the Croatian on a permanent basis, despite the club’s transfer ban, because the midfielder is already registered with the team. However, after being told about Real’s valuation, Chelsea are …

Can Chelsea beat the odds next season?

Despite a top four finish, making the Carabao Cup final and winning the Europa League this season there has still been a bit of a sour taste left by the season as a whole. It has felt like Sarri has been under pressure almost the entire season, this came to a head when Kepa undermined …

REPORT: Valencia Turn Down £62.3m Offer From Chelsea For Portuguese Playmaker

Guedes

Valencia have rejected a €70m (£62.3m) proposal from Chelsea for Goncalo Guedes, according to the Plaza Deportiva. The Spanish news outlet reports that the Blues made the offer through agent Jorge Mendes, but the bid was turned down by the La Liga side. Guedes only joined Valencia from Paris Saint-Germain on a permanent basis for …