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Transfer news LIVE: All the latest deals in the Premier League and Europe
The January transfer window opens in less than two weeks and clubs are finalising their plans to bring in reinforcements this winter. Catch up with the latest news on our feed.
Transfer news LIVE: Latest deals in the Premier League and Europe
The January transfer window is drawing ever closer, with Premier League clubs up and down the country preparing for a busy month. Follow all the latest updates here with GLEN WILLIAMS.
Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori hoping to add to his first England cap
Fikayo Tomori is aiming to add to his first England cap after topping off a 'mad' year by making his senior debut.
'I'm in good shape': Eden Hazard responds to criticism over his weight
Reports suggested Hazard was a stone overweight when he went on Real's pre-season tour of North America while former team-mate John Obi Mikel labelled him as one of the worst trainers he'd seen.
Alvaro Morata knows he has a fight on his hands to make Spain squad for Euro 2020
The Atletico Madrid striker scored in the national team's 7-0 pummeling of Malta on Friday night in Cadiz, and is set to feature in Spain's final qualifier against Romania on Monday.
Nine of last 21 players to make England debuts came through the Chelsea academy
Blues assistant manager Jody Morris highlighted the achievement on Twitter, and explained that the nine members had also arrived at Cobham between the ages of six and 10.
Gianfranco Zola admits Maurizio Sarri and Chelsea staff doubted Fikayo Tomori
The Blues legend had worked under Maurizio Sarri as an assistant coach last season, and conceded that the Italian and his backroom staff had failed to spot Tomori's talents.
Chelsea and Liverpool interested in Genk midfielder Sander Berge with Napoli also eyeing up deal
The Norwegian international has just 18 months left on his current deal, and looks set to depart after impressing in both the Belgian Pro League and the Champions League.
Barcelona 6 ft 5 young defender admits he could be playing for Chelsea this season
Barcelona centre-back Xavier Mbuyamba admits he could be playing for Chelsea this campaign. Though, as the teen reveals, Chelsea’s transfer ban prevented him from moving to London while still with MVV Maastricht. Instead, he... Read more »
Chelsea missed out signing Brazilian superstar in 2010
Chelsea have frequently been accused of being penny pinchers, refusing to pay the little amount of money left (in the grand scale of things) to secure a new joining, and... Read more »
Barcelona in pole position to sign Chelsea winger
Chelsea winger Willian is reportedly desperate to sign Barcelona. The Spanish champions have contemplated making a transfer for the Brazil international, who was reportedly keen on a move to the Nou... Read more »
John Terry vetoed the deal with World-class forward
Chelsea were working on an agreement to bring Sergio Aguero to the Premier League before he signed Manchester City only for skipper John Terry to advise versus signing him. The... Read more »
26-year-old Belgian striker insists he will stay loyal to Chelsea and ‘feels at home’
Michy Batshuayi declares he will stay loyal to Chelsea and ‘feels at home’ at the Premier League club notwithstanding his lack of starts under Frank Lampard. Belgium forward Batshuayi has... Read more »
Didier Drogba has urged Frank Lampard to consider signing Jamaican duo
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has advised Frank Lampard to consider signing Junior Flemmings and Kevon Lambert. Jamaican duo Flemmings and Lambert have been playing in the United States for Phoenix Rising,... Read more »
Chelsea & Leicester City bosses among managers who have impressed this season
The 2019-20 Premier League has had an eventful start and it hasn’t gone quite how many predicted ahead of the season. Liverpool have run away at the top of the league while defending champions Manchester City have had a big fall. There have been a few other surprises coming at the top of the table, while the gap from mid-table to the bottom of the league is pretty narrow. There have been three managers apart from the big names, that have pleasantly surprised us this season. Let’s take a look at 3 managers who have surprised with their tactical brilliance
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Chelsea Could Make A Move For Versatile Serie A Fullback: Does Lampard Need Him?
Chelsea could reportedly have an opportunity to sign Napoli right-back Elseid Hysaj at the end of the season. Hysaj’s agent has spoken about how his client could leave in the summer. In a recent interview, Hysaj’s agent revealed that his client wants to leave the Italian club and that if he doesn’t move next summer, Hysaj will leave Naples on a free transfer the following year, when his contract expires. He further stated that Napoli had the opportunity to sell him for €50 million, which was the offer that Chelsea made for him last summer. Hysaj joined Napoli from Empoli
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Barcelona Eyeing A Surprise Transfer For Samba Star: A Move They Need To Make?
Barcelona have not had it their way in the Spanish league, and are reportedly looking to sign Willian to add more depth to their squad.
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(4-4-2) Team Of The Season Till Matchweek 12: Liverpool & Leicester City Stars Dominate
After another enthralling round of fixtures on Matchweek 12, the Premier League comes to halt this week, thanks to the international break. Liverpool continued their dominance at the top of the table while Manchester City’s loss at Anfield pushed them down to the 4th place. Chelsea and Leicester City have shown great consistency while Sheffield United find themselves in a strong position. Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have continued to struggle, with star players not performing up to the mark. But who have been consistent throughout the season so far? Premier League Team of the Season up to Matchweek
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3 Reasons Why Chelsea Can Challenge For The Premier League Title | Opinion
Chelsea have picked up their form and are eight points behind Liverpool. Can they challenge for the Premier League title this season?
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Chelsea march on, Arsenal stutter while Man City are done in by VAR: Talking points from Matchweek 12
Matchweek 12 of the 2019-20 Premier League season gave us a massive pointer as to where the title may end up come the end of the season. Liverpool won their 11th game of the season, which came against arch-rivals Manchester City, and nine points separate the two teams that went neck-and-neck last season. Leicester City and Chelsea moved above the reigning Premier League champions on the Premier League table. At the bottom of the table, Norwich City are now 20th after their loss to Watford, who have now moved up to 18th. The likes of Newcastle United, Everton and Manchester
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'Immense this season, gone up a whole level' - Chelsea fans love what Jorginho did for Italy
Chelsea news | Jorginho has been in imperious form for club and country in recent months, and put in another dominant display on international duty
Chelsea fans send message to Man United's David de Gea as Spain coach makes big decision
Chelsea news | Fans believe Roberto Moreno's big decision for Spain's qualifier against Romania has sent a clear message in the battle between Kepa and De Gea
Chelsea have overtaken 'broken' Tottenham according to former Arsenal star
Spurs are 14th in the table - while Chelsea are level on points with second-placed Leicester
Frank Lampard, the Chelsea icon who shaped 2010s as a player and can define 2020s as a coach
In the latest part of our end of the decade series, a look at how the club's record goalscorer has the potential to shape the team heading for the 2020s
Ed Woodward issues transfer warning to Man United's top four rivals Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs
Manchester United chief Ed Woodward has promised big-money signings but warned fans January additions are unlikely
How Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs will be affected by the 2022 Qatar World Cup as Fifa confirm date
Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are among the Premier League clubs that will have to cope with significant changes due to the 2022 World Cup
Brazilian Wonderkid Said To Be On Chelsea’s Radar If Transfer Ban Lifted: Who Is This Starlet?
According to a recent report by the Daily Express, Brazilian starlet Reinier Jesus is said to have piqued the interest of some of Europe’s top clubs, including Premier League outfit Chelsea and Spanish giants Barcelona. The Flamengo man has been extremely highly-rated by his coaches and followers in Brazil, and it’s not a very big […]
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How Terry Was Responsible For Chelsea Losing One Of Premier League’s Best Players To Man City?
According to a recent report by The Athletic (subscription required), Premier League giants Chelsea were extremely close to a deal for Sergio Aguero, almost two years before he actually joined Manchester City. It has been suggested in the report that although the Chelsea board were weighing up a bid, the move was vetoed in large […]
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Real Madrid Star Says Chelsea’s Rise Under Lampard Wasn’t Unexpected: Frank’s Best Compliment Till Date?
According to a recent report by The Metro, Chelsea manager Frank Lampard might have just gotten the best compliment of his career so far from former Stamford Bridge hero Eden Hazard. The Belgian spoke to reporters while on international duty, and when asked about the progress that Chelsea have made since his departure, his face […]
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Liverpool Face Competition From Chelsea & Others For This English Ace: Is He A Star In The Making?
According to a recent report by the Daily Star, Liverpool are in the running to secure the signature of Joe Gelhardt from Wigan Athletic. The same source has claimed that the Reds will face competition from Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Everton and Manchester United in pursuit of the English rising star. Gelhardt’s Rise To Prominence […]
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Real Madrid Join The Race To Sign This Chelsea Whizkid: Can He Solve Zidane’s Problems?
According to Eldesmarque, Real Madrid are keeping an eye on Callum Hudson-Odoi. The Chelsea winger has emerged as the latest target for Los Blancos as they prepare for life without Gareth Bale. The Spanish giants have appeared intent on adding more youthful exuberance to the squad and thus identified Hudson-Odoi as a potential target. Hudson-Odoi is […]
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Lampard Fuels Speculation By ‘Liking’ Leicester Ace’s Instagram Post: Cause For Chelsea Fans To Get Excited?
According to a recent report by The Daily Star, Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has added more fuel to the Chelsea transfer speculation fire by liking a picture that English star Ben Chilwell posted on his Instagram account. The Leicester City full-back uploaded an image of himself, posing with the man of the match award that […]
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Five players you’ll be sick of hearing about by the end of January
The January transfer window is nearly upon us as we head towards the festive football schedule, which means the silly season circus will soon be rolling into town. Several of Europe’s biggest stars will be constantly linked with mega-money moves, as transfer talk fills the pages of every football-related media outlet. For all the gossip, …
Former Chelsea midfielder labels Hazard as the ‘laziest player’
Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has described Eden Hazard as the ‘laziest player’ he has played alongside during his career. The Nigeria international spent 11 seasons at Stamford Bridge during his career, winning eight major honours and playing alongside Hazard for five of those campaigns in South West London. Hazard moved to Chelsea from …
Hazard reckons Frank Lampard is already ‘one of the best managers in the world’
Eden Hazard reckons Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has already shown he can be ‘one of the best managers in the world’ following the club’s impressive start to the season. Chelsea are currently third in the Premier League following a strong start to the campaign, with the club currently on a six match winning run in …
‘I feel at home’ – Batshuayi admits his ‘love’ of Chelsea and insists he is more mature
Michy Batshuayi has revealed his love for Chelsea and says he feels at home at Stamford Bridge, despite reports linking the player with a move away in the January transfer window. The Belgian international joined Chelsea in a £33m deal from Marseille in 2016, but has struggled to establish himself as a key figure. He …
Five of the best Premier League title races ever
From Kevin Keegan’s rant live on television to Steven Gerrard’s slip, there have been some spectacular Premier League title races over the years. We, as football spectators, were blessed last year to witness a truly epic title tussle. It felt like the first proper one we have had in years and, quite aptly, that was …
The 9 players to have scored 30+ goals in a single Premier League season
Goals win games and a prolific centre-forward is worth their weight in gold in football. The Premier League era has seen its fair share of great goal-getters, but only a select few have reached the fabled landmark of 30 league strikes in a single campaign. We’ve decided to look back through the archives at the division’s …
Real Madrid star Hazard singled out as Mikel's laziest former team-mate
Eden Hazard had a habit of saving his best efforts for matchday, John Obi Mikel has explained.
Rumour Has It: Barca & Real Madrid battle for Skriniar as United include Maddison on shortlist
Inter defender Milan Skriniar is reportedly attracting interest from LaLiga duo Barcelona and Real Madrid.
John Obi Mikel claims former Chelsea teammate Eden Hazard did not like to 'train hard' during their time at Stamford Bridge
The Nigerian midfielder claims Hazard was not the hardest worker during the training sessions at Chelsea.
Chelsea's team of the decade
With the 2010s about to end, we make a Chelsea XI of the past decade.
Three clubs that should go for Ben Chilwell in the summer
Analysing three clubs who would aim to land the in-form Ben Chilwell in the forthcoming transfer windows.
Fikayo Tomori's special moment against Mohamed Salah
Recall one of Tomori's special moments this season in his own words and gain an understanding of who he is as a player.
Chelsea’s fortunes would improve massively by strengthening these 3 key positions – Agreed?
Three positions Chelsea must strengthen in January Chelsea were unable to do any business over the summer due to a transfer ban imposed by FIFA but if a report from football.london is to be believed, manager Frank Lampard remains hopeful that the two-window ban could be lifted in January. As far as their performances are […]
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This £100m-rated teenager would thrive by joining any of these top-class Premier League clubs – Agreed?
Three ideal Premier League destinations for Jadon Sancho Jadon Sancho is one of the most recognized names in world football at the moment. The youngster perhaps made one of the best decisions of his career when he chose to exit Manchester City and join Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund. And that move has paid off and […]
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Chelsea vs Ajax Dream 11 prediction: Fantasy tips & Playing XI updates
CHE vs AJA Dream 11: Which side can pick up some desperately needed points on Sunday? Chelsea face a tough task at home against Ajax in the Champions League on Tuesday. The Blues beat the Dutch side in the reverse fixture in Amsterdam but were slightly lucky as Ajax also had several chances. Frank Lampard’s […]
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The loan army: How are the Chelsea loanees faring across Europe this season?
Here’s how the Chelsea loanees are faring across Europe this season Chelsea were expected to have a tough time coping with the ongoing two-window transfer embargo but Frank Lampard’s policy of blooding academy prospects in the first-team has spared the club’s blushes. With the transfer ban looming large, Frank Lampard’s homecoming as the manager at […]
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Comparing Aston Villa and Chelsea’s creative masters – stats show that the former is better than the latter
Statistical comparison of Mason Mount and Jack Grealish With Chelsea reaping the rewards of Frank Lampard’s youth policy, Mason Mount has been widely acclaimed as one of the best rising homegrown talents in the Premier League this season. The 20-year-old, who excelled on loan at Derby County in the Championship under the guidance of Lampard […]
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[Image] Predicted 4-3-3 Chelsea XI to face Brighton – can the Blues get back to winning ways?
Predicted Chelsea XI to face Brighton in the Premier League Chelsea completed a 7-1 rout of Grimsby Town in the third round of the EFL Cup on Wednesday and the Blues will be high on confidence when they play host to Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League on Saturday. Frank Lampard’s side currently […]
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Chelsea FC Women remain at the summit thanks to Mjelde penalty
Chelsea FC Women continue to lead the FA Women’s Super League after a second half penalty from Maren Mjelde gave them a 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Kingsmeadow this afternoon. The Blues were deadlocked with United until the Norwegian international netted from the spot with 25 minutes to go. Chelsea started the brighter of [...]
Chelsea set for FA Youth Cup date with Terriers
Chelsea Under-18s are set for an FA Youth Cup third round tie with Huddersfield Town at Kingsmeadow next month. The Blues’ five-year hold on the competition was ended last season as they were defeated 4-3 by Manchester United at the Leigh Sports Village in the third round. The draw for this season’s third round ties [...]
Chelsea FC Women agree sensational deal for Australian goal machine
Chelsea FC Women have agreed one of the most significant transfer deals in FA Women’s Super League history by acquiring the services of Australian international forward Sam Kerr according to official club sources. The 26-year-old striker will join The Blues in January and has agreed a two-and-a-half-year deal at Kingsmeadow. Kerr is the all-time record [...]
Second half goals help Chelsea see off Crystal Palace
Second half goals from Tammy Abraham and Christian Pulisic helped Chelsea record a routine 2-0 victory over London rivals Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge this afternoon. The Blues initially found it tough going against a Crystal Palace side who were happy to break up the play but they eventually made the breakthrough in the second [...]
REPORT: Ruthless Chelsea Under-18s demolish Tottenham Hotspur
Chelsea Under-18s continue to fly high in the Under-18 Premier League South after beating Tottenham Hotspur 5-3 in North London this lunchtime. All of The Blues’ goals came in the first half as they made easy work of their London rivals at Hotspur Way. Ed Brand’s side took the lead after just two minutes when [...]
Chelsea v Crystal Palace – In numbers
Chelsea welcome Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge this lunchtime as they look to continue their push for a top-four finish in the English Premier League this season. The Blues have won all of their last five league fixtures leaving them in a strong position in the league table. Ahead of their latest match, we take [...]
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