Chelsea Transfers

The Latest Chelsea FC Transfer News, Stories and Updates have been added below for the 2021 – 2022 Football Season

  • Mon, 24 Jan 2022 15:04:47 +0000: Is the Premier League title race back on? – Football Weekly - Chelsea | The Guardian

    Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, John Brewin and Troy Townsend after Manchester City drop their first points since October to leave Liverpool nine points behind with a game in hand

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    On the podcast today; a not entirely convincing Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 3-1 to gain some ground on Manchester City at the top of the Premier League. The panel discuss potential offsides and a controversial penalty in that game.

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  • Sun, 23 Jan 2022 20:52:11 +0000: Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku provide no answers to owners’ striking questions | Paul Doyle - Chelsea | The Guardian

    On a frustrating evening for the pair of big-name strikers, they once again struggled to show why they were so sought-after last summer

    At least they’ll always have Leicester. Even while they celebrated Wednesday’s sensational come-from-behind victory at the King Power, sensible Spurs fans – and their manager – knew it was most likely to be remembered as a joyous freak occurrence rather than the start of a new era.

    In the excitement, that win was compared to Spurs’ magnificently ludicrous triumph over Ajax in the 2019 Champions League semi-final and it is true that the matches have similarities. Both created thrilling, enduring memories from improbable situations; and both were followed by monumental no-shows.

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  • Sun, 23 Jan 2022 20:17:06 +0000: Antonio Conte bemoans ‘incredible’ decision to chalk off Harry Kane goal - Chelsea | The Guardian
    • Spurs forward has strike disallowed in 2-0 defeat at Chelsea
    • ‘Maybe in Italy ... 50-50, but in England it was incredible’

    Antonio Conte bemoaned the “incredible” decision to disallow Harry Kane’s first-half strike as his unbeaten league start as Tottenham manager came to an end against Chelsea, before admitting his former club are on “another level” to his present squad.

    Kane appeared to have put the visitors into the lead at Stamford Bridge before the referee, Paul Tierney, adjudged the England captain had fouled Thiago Silva as the ball was played into his path. From there, second-half strikes from Hakim Ziyech and Silva inflicted a first league defeat on Conte at Spurs, as Chelsea ended their recent shaky form with what ultimately turned out to be a comfortable 2-0 victory.

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  • Sun, 23 Jan 2022 18:55:25 +0000: Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham: Premier League – as it happened! - Chelsea | The Guardian

    Hakim Ziyech and Thiago Silva scored in the second half to earn Chelsea a fully-deserved victory

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    Looking at the benches, Chelsea certainly have the edge (on paper) if things are tight. Havertz, Pulisic, Werner are all available to Tuchel if needs be, whereas Spurs have Lucas Moura and not much else of note.

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  • Sun, 23 Jan 2022 18:51:19 +0000: Hakim Ziyech stunner sees Chelsea end Conte’s unbeaten league start at Spurs - Chelsea | The Guardian

    It was a moment that made all of Chelsea’s problems fade away. Suddenly, nobody was worrying about a draining fixture list and a worrying run of results. Stamford Bridge had come alive and even Hakim Ziyech was smiling after opening the scoring for Chelsea, who had looked short of attacking inspiration before their mercurial winger gave them the lead with one of the goals of the season.

    This was Ziyech at his absolute best: cutting in from the right, the ball on his left foot and a shot bent wickedly into the far corner. Hugo Lloris could only watch helplessly as the ball flew past him and Chelsea, who have looked so tetchy and tired of late, could feel their season coming back to life.

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Historical Transfer News and Team Gossip has been archived below:

Roberto DiMatteo has been a busy manager for Chelsea so far in the transfer window with a number of new signings making their way to Stamford Bridge with the Italian looking to strengthen his squad considerably after a poor premier league season. One of the first signings of the season for the club was influential winger Eden Hazard for a fee believed to be around the twenty five million pound mark with the player signing a four year deal for the current European champions.

Another player is a hot favourite to be plying his trade at the bridge next season is the highly regarded Brazilian super kid Oscar although negotiations are still ongoing to bring him to England. The Internacional playmaker is thought to be costing Chelsea a fee of around twenty five million pounds but the deal according to DiMatteo is far from being completed and could fall through at any moment if the players current side decide to barter the price for his services. The player has stated that he would like to help his country compete in the Olympic games before he puts pen to paper so Chelsea fans may have to wait a little longer before they know if they have their man.

Wigan today have again rejected a third bid from Chelsea to bring in form winger Victor Moses to the bridge as the Lactics are doing their very best to keep their star player at the club for another season. Moses who has just a single year left on his current contract with Wigan is seen as the perfect addition to the Italians plans but the offer which is thought to be around the three and a half million pound mark is thought to be way short of the Lactics valuation of the player.

Frenchman Florent Malouda is another player whos future lies in the balance at Chelsea with the winger said to be wanting to hold showdown talks with the club after moving down the pecking order at the bridge. Malouda wishes to have his future clarified before the start of the season or he will look for pastures new with the player being strongly linked with Santos who feel the player would be perfect for their needs and could offer him first team football every week.

Chelsea now also face stern opposition for the signature of Brazilian playmaker Lucas Moura who is currently under contract with Sao Paulo from clubs such as Manchester United, Real Madrid and Inter Milan. The player is widely thought to be one of the hottest prospects in world football and has an outstanding record for his home side.