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Chelsea And City Keeping An Eye On Italian Wonderkid Lighting Up The Euro U17 Championships

Esposito

Chelsea are tracking Inter Milan striker Sebastiano Esposito, according to reports in the Italian media. The 16-year-old is also being pursued by Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, who have already submitted an offer for the player. Despite the transfer ban, the Blues are permitted by FIFA to sign players who are 16 or under and …

‘Absolutely Gutted’ ‘A Travesty’ Fans React As Reports Suggest Chelsea Star Could Face A Year Out Injured

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek could face a year out with a ruptured Achilles tendon, according to the Sun. The 23-year-old picked up the injury in the second half of the Blues’ 3-0 friendly win against New England Revolution yesterday. Fans on Twitter are apoplectic at the club’s ill-conceived decision to play a friendly before the …

“It’s An Honour” Manager Responds To Reports Linking Him With Chelsea Post

Ten Hag

Ajax manager Erik Ten Hag has responded to speculation linking him with a move away from the Dutch club this summer. The 49-year-old guided his side to the Eredivisie title as well as the semi-final of the Champions League, where they lost out to Tottenham. Chelsea are among the clubs mentioned considering Ten Hag as …

Chelsea Send Observers To Watch Ligue One Star Ahead Of Possible 2020 Switch

Boubacar Kamara

Chelsea had a representative in the stands for Marseille’s 3-0 defeat to Lyon on Sunday, according to reports in France. The Blues are not able to sign any players this summer due to a transfer ban, but they are believed to be keeping an eye on Marseille defender Boubacar Kamara. The 19-year-old’s contract at the …

La Liga Giants Look To Secure £48m Summer Deal For Chelsea Marksman

Morata

Atletico Madrid will trigger their option to sign Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata on a permanent basis, according to reports in Spain. The 26-year-old’s loan deal expires in the summer of 2020 but the La Liga side have already opted to keep the forward and pay €55m (£48m). Morata has scored six goals in 17 appearances …

‘Great To See This!’ ‘Fair Play Marina’ Chelsea Fans React As Report Claims £100m Deal For Talisman Has NOT Been Agreed

Eden Hazard

Chelsea have not agreed to sell Eden Hazard to Real Madrid, according to the Evening Standard. Reports in France had claimed that a €100m (£87m) fee had been agreed and that the club would announce the Belgian’s departure after the Europa League final against Arsenal on May 29th. However, the Blues are still said to …

Chelsea Look To Beat Liverpool In Battle To Land 17 Year Old Dutch Starlet

Stamford Bridge Stadium

MVV Maastricht defender Xavier Mbuyamba is currently on trial with Chelsea this week, according to reports in the Netherlands. The Blues are allowed to sign youth players under their transfer ban, and with the 17-year-old yet to sign a professional contract, he is free to train ahead of a possible move. MVV’s manager Ron Elsen …

Four Chelsea Starlets That Sarri Has To Make Room For Next Season

Reece James

Manager Maurizio Sarri has given over 2000 minutes in game time to Chelsea Academy players this season. That is more than any other Blues manager in the Abramovich era (if we exclude John Terry from the figures). There’s no doubt that the Italian has taken on board some of the criticism about his lack of …

Leicester City V Chelsea: Match Preview, Predicted XI And Betting Odds

Andreas Christensen & Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will likely use this game to give some squad players a chance to play with the Blues effectively having nothing to play for. They have already guaranteed a top-four finish and the only real incentive is to the finish ahead of Tottenham in third position. However, the club’s injury situation will …

‘Can We Sign Him Just For One Game?’ ‘Legend’ Fans Are Loving Drogba’s Celebration As Chelsea Make Europa League Final

Could Drogba Make Sensational Chelsea Return?

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba was clearly delighted that his former club progressed to the Europa League final. The ex-Blues striker recorded a video of himself celebrating Chelsea’s win on penalties against Eintracht Frankfurt last night: VAMOOOOOS! @didierdrogba knows… pic.twitter.com/iJT7SgMP3y — Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) 10 May 2019 Fans on Twitter were enjoying Drogba’s reaction with many …

Chelsea’s Predicted Line Up To Face Frankfurt: Kante Out And Emerson In For Alonso

Chelsea have a crucial away goal heading into tonight’s game against Eintracht Frankfurt at Stamford Bridge. For that reason, I believe manager Maurizio Sarri may opt for Emerson Palmieri ahead of Marcos Alonso for this match to keep a clean sheet. The rest of the back four pretty much picks itself with Gary Cahill (Achilles) …

FIFA Announce Decision Over Chelsea’s Transfer Ban Appeal

Stamford Bridge Stadium

FIFA have announced that Chelsea’s appeal against a transfer ban has been rejected. The Blues were handed an embargo for two transfer windows back in February after breaches in signings relating to players under the age of 18. Chelsea were also fined £490,000 after a FIFA investigation found they breached regulations in 29 separate cases. …

Spanish Giants Join Chelsea In Race For £21.5m Rated Brazilian Midfield Anchor Man

Thiago Mendes

Atletico Madrid have joined Chelsea and Everton in the race for Lille midfielder Thiago Mendes, according to reports in Brazil. The Spanish club are preparing a €25m (£21.5m) offer for the Brazilian ahead of the summer transfer window. Mendes is a holding midfielder and is likely being looked at by the Blues as a possible …

REPORT: Chelsea Weighing Up Surprise Deal For Relegated Cardiff City Flyer

Josh Murphy

Chelsea are considering a surprise move for Cardiff winger Josh Murphy, according to reports in England. It seems the main reason behind the move would be to increase the quota of English players in the squad ahead of next season. The departure of Gary Cahill and the likely exit of Danny Drinkwater means the Blues …

Chelsea Joined By Two Premier League Rivals In Battle For £35m Rated Brazilian Speedster

David Neres

Liverpool have joined Chelsea and Arsenal in the race for Ajax winger David Neres, according to the Sun. The Brazilian speed merchant has been a key part of the Dutch club’s success this season, but the midfielder could be sold for £35m this summer. Chelsea’s interest in Neres was reported last month, with Everton and …

Barnes Explains How Chelsea Could Emulate Liverpool If Hazard Sale Goes Ahead

John Barnes

Liverpool legend John Barnes believes Chelsea could actually improve as a team if Eden Hazard leaves for Real Madrid at the end of the season. The future of the Belgian star has yet to be confirmed but with just one year left on his contract, a move to the Bernabeu is looking increasingly likely. Barnes …

‘Pure Class’ ‘That’s Our Boy Now!’ Chelsea Fans On Twitter Excited As Summer Recruit Scores Superb Individual Goal

Christian Pulisic has struggled with injuries and form this season for Borussia Dortmund, but the Chelsea winger showed what he was capable of at the weekend. The 20-year-old scored the opening goal with an excellent solo run in the 2-2 draw against Werder Bremen on Saturday: Pulisic’s goal for Dortmund 🔥 #CFCpic.twitter.com/w4zrXxZ1FW — ⒹⓎⓁ (@ChelseaDyl) …

Barcelona Lining Up £30m Summer Deal To Sign Chelsea Star After Previously Offering £50m

Willian and Giroud

Barcelona will look to offer £30m for Chelsea winger Willian this summer, according to reports in the English media. The 30-year-old is out of contract in 2020, and Barca believe they can secure a deal for the wide man at the end of the season. Willian was the subject of a bid from the Catalan …