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Neville Gives Sarri Backing After Public Criticism Of Chelsea Stars

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville thinks Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri was right to criticise his players after the 2-0 defeat to Arsenal. The Italian thinks some of his Blues stars are “difficult to motivate,” citing poor performances away at Tottenham and the Gunners as examples. Neville has backed Sarri’s criticism by stating that he …

French Giants Attempt To Hijack Chelsea’s £31m Swoop For Paredes

Paris Saint-Germain have entered the race for Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes, according to reports in France. Chelsea are said to have offered £31m for the Argentinian international but PSG’s involvement could increase the player’s price tag. The French club have reportedly already had a €40m (£35m) bid rejected for Paredes, with Zenit now …

Premier League Side Have Deal Agreed To Sign Chelsea Captain

Gary Cahill

Chelsea have agreed to sell captain Gary Cahill to Fulham, according to reports in the English media. However, the 32-year-old is still mulling over his future and isn’t decided on whether he wants to make the switch to Craven Cottage. On Friday, Fulham boss Claudio Ranieri hinted that Cahill had yet to make up his …

Juventus Looking To Snap Up Overlooked Chelsea Defender

Juventus are keen on signing Chelsea fullback Emerson Palmieri, according to Tuttosport. The Bianconeri are looking to strengthen on the left-hand side of defence with Alex Sandro the only player in the first-team squad who can naturally play in that position. Juve’s only other option is Leonardo Spinazzola who has had a lengthy recovery from …

Chelsea Tracking Serie A Goal Machine Who Has Scored 80 Goals In Just 30 Months

Chelsea are interested in Lazio striker Ciro Immobile, according to reports in Italy. It does seem unlikely that the Blues would sign another forward this month if they do, as expected, secure a deal to sign Gonzalo Higuain on loan but it appears Immobile is being targeted. Maurizio Sarri’s side are not the only team …

‘Exciting’ ‘Very Good Signing’ – Chelsea Fans on Social Media Can’t Wait For Second January Recruit To Be Confirmed

Chelsea have agreed a deal with Juventus to sign Gonzalo Higuain on loan, according to reports in Italy. The 31-year-old will cut short his time at AC Milan to make the move to Stamford Bridge, with some news outlets suggesting the Blues are hopeful that a deal can be done so he can face Arsenal …

Chelsea And City Among Four Teams Vying For Tottenham Contract Rebel

Chelsea and Manchester City are both interested in Tottenham attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen, according to AS. The Madrid-based publication quotes an unnamed source close to the Danish international that says that many clubs across Europe are keen on the playmaker: “It’s hard to name just one particular top-level club who are keeping a close eye …

Atletico Offer Two Players In Bid To Seal Deal For Chelsea’s Morata

Atletico Madrid have offered Nikola Kalinic and Gelson Martins in an attempt to sign Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata, according to reports. The Spanish side want to sign the 26-year-old on an initial loan deal (with a €3m loan fee), and can only pay half of the forward’s £120,000 a week wages. Atletico are aware that …

Italian Side Lead Chelsea And United In Race To Sign £35.5m Rated Mexican Speedster

Napoli are leading Chelsea and a host of other top European clubs for PSV Eindhoven winger Hirving Lozano, according to reports in Italy. The Blues, Manchester United, AC Milan and Real Madrid are all said to be tracking the Mexican international, but it appears the Partenopei have the edge in negotiations. Lozano’s agent is Mino …

‘Double That’ ‘That’s Nothing’ – Chelsea Fans On Twitter React To Reports That Talisman Has £100m Price Tag

Chelsea have set an asking price of £100m+ for playmaker Eden Hazard, according to reports in England. The 27-year-old has 18 months left on his current contract and looks no closer to signing a new one to stay at Stamford Bridge. Despite the fact that Hazard will have just a year remaining on his current …

Chelsea Agree Personal Terms As They Close In On First Signing Of The January Transfer Window

Chelsea have agreed personal terms with Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes, according to the Mirror. However, it is believed the Blues have yet to agree a transfer fee with his club. Zenit are said to be demanding £36m for the 24-year-old, but after having an initial £26.8m knocked back, Chelsea have only decided to …

Serie A Giants Demand Chelsea Pay £24m For Argentine Marksman’s 18 Month Loan Deal

Juventus would consider allowing Gonzalo Higuain to move to Chelsea on an 18-month loan deal, according to reports in Italy. However, the Bianconeri would want the Blues to shell out a €27m (£24m) loan fee, as well as paying €27m (£24m) to cover the Argentine striker’s wages. In what is proving an extremely complicated deal to …

Chelsea Make £26.8m Offer For Argentinian Midfield Anchor Man

Chelsea have offered £26.8m for Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes, according to the Evening Standard. The Blues had been weighing up deals for both the Argentinian international and Cagliari’s Nicolo Barella, but it appears that Paredes is the player that the club have decided to go for. The main reason appears to be Barella’s …

Chelsea Set To Make Shock January Move For Arsenal And Liverpool Target

Chelsea Target PSG Teen Sensation!

Chelsea are looking to bring in Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot during the January transfer window, according to L’Equipe. The 23-year-old is in the last six months of his contract at PSG and the Ligue One side have confirmed the player will leave at the end of the season. However, they could be persuaded to …

REPORT: Chelsea Have Agreements In Place To Sign Two Midfielders But May Only Buy One

Chelsea have agreements in principle to sign Cagliari’s Nicolo Barella and Zenit St Petersburg’s Leandro Paredes, according to the Daily Telegraph. The Blues are looking for a replacement for Monaco bound Cesc Fabregas but they have yet to decide on which player to buy. Manager Maurizio Sarri confirmed in his pre-match press conference yesterday that …

‘Great News’ ‘Both Parties Are Crazy’ – Fans Don’t Know What To Make Of Chelsea’s Decision To Reject Barca’s £50m Offer

Chelsea have rejected Barcelona’s offer for winger Willian, according to multiple reports in the UK. The Catalan club reportedly offered cash plus 21-year-old winger Malcom in a deal valued at £50m, but the Blues turned down the proposal as they feel he is worth a lot more. Fans on Twitter were very much split over whether rejecting …

Chelsea May Switch Targets To Argentine Midfield Enforcer In Pursuit Of Fabregas Replacement

Chelsea are interested in signing Zenit St Peterburg midfielder Leandro Paredes, according to reports in Italy. The Blues are looking for potential alternatives to Cesc Fabregas, who is expected to leave for Monaco before the end of the month. The Spaniard has all but confirmed his departure on Instagram. When he was asked by a …

Chelsea V Newcastle Team News And Predicted XI Plus Betting Odds

Chelsea were unfortunate to lose in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Tottenham midweek and will be looking to recover by getting a win against Newcastle on Saturday. The Blues will be sweating over the fitness of striker Alvaro Morata. The 26-year-old missed the defeat to Spurs with a hamstring injury after scoring …