Chelsea Rumors & News

  • 'Radamel Falcao took huge pay cut to join Blues'

    The Telegraph "Chelsea are paying new signing Radamel Falcao less than half his £265,000-a-week salary at Monaco, according to reports. The Colombian striker completed his season-long loan move to Stamford Bridge on Friday, and it has now been claimed that he has taken a huge pay cut to seal the..." July 04

  • Chelsea signs Radamel Falcao on season-long loan from Monaco

    The Score "Another year, another loan spell for Radamel Falcao. Hopefully a new city will help him regain some semblance of scoring ability. Chelsea confirmed Friday what has long been rumoured, announcing the signing of the Colombian striker on a season-long loan. Falcao, 29, is coming off a miserable..." July 03

  • Barcelona set to beat Chelsea to the £25m signing of Arda Turan

    Daily Mail "Barcelona are confident of beating Chelsea to the signing of Arda Turan with the player expected to complete the £25million move as soon as personal terms are finalised. Barca coach Luis Enrique requested the 28-year-old Atletico Madrid midfielder be signed before he went on holiday. It now..." July 02

  • Chelsea offer for Asmir Begovic rejected by Stoke City - sources

    ESPN FC "Chelsea have had a bid for Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic rejected, sources have told ESPN FC. Begovic, 28, has been identified as the Premier League champions' top target to replace Petr Cech following the Czech Republic international's move to Arsenal. Chelsea previously tried to sign..." June 30

  • It’s official: Petr Cech has swapped London clubs, Chelsea to Arsenal

    Pro Soccer Talk "That picture is weird, but we’ll get used to it. It’s been rumored for so long that it’s hardly news, and the photos don’t lie: Petr Cech has swapped Stamford Bridge for the Emirates Stadium. The Chelsea legend is now an Arsenal newcomer, as the 33-year-old Cech has agreed to terms with the..." June 29

  • Petr Cech arrives at Arsenal for medical to finalise £11m move from Chelsea

    The Guardian "Petr Cech is on the verge of completing his protracted £11m transfer to Arsenal from Chelsea, having undertaken his medical on Friday, but the north London club fear that they will be beaten to the signing of Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin by Manchester United. Arsène Wenger has wanted to..." June 27

  • Arsenal ready £8.5m bid for Chelsea star Charley Musonda

    The Express "The Gunners are on the verge of wrapping up an £11million move for Chelsea goalkeeping legend Petr Cech, who was having his medical at the Emirates yesterday. But they are also planning a move for young midfielder Charly Musonda. Gunners manager Arsene Wenger was keen on Belgian attacking..." June 27

  • Newcastle in pole position for Chelsea and Saints target Charlie Austin

    The Express "Austin, the most sought-after striker in the Premier League, is at the centre of a transfer tug-of-war with four clubs right now. Southampton had offered around £13.75m for the England new boy but Newcastle manager Steve McClaren, who worked with Austin at Loftus Road, has gazumped..." June 24

  • Andrija Zivkovic targeted by Chelsea and Valencia - agent

    ESPN FC "Chelsea and Valencia are among the clubs battling to sign Serbian youngster Andrija Zivkovic, according to the talented 18-year-old's agent. Zivkovic has come to prominence at this summer's Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand, where he set up the winner for teammate Nemanja Maksimovic in Serbia's..." June 24

  • Chelsea put £15m price tag on Loic Remy

    The Telegraph "Chelsea will demand at least £15 million for Loïc Rémy in a move that could put a big dent in Crystal Palace’s hopes of signing the striker. Rémy is considering his Chelsea future after the club agreed a deal to sign Radamel Falcao on loan for next season. The Frenchman fears he will be..." June 20

  • Chelsea eye £24m swoop for Manchester United midfield target to replace John Obi Mike

    The Express "Mourinho has identified the defensive midfielder as one of the men he wants to improve his options, with long-serving John Obi Mikel looking likely to leave Stamford Bridge amid interest from Turkey and the Middle East." June 19

  • Arsenal's Petr Cech transfer close to completion after Wenger vows he WILL be his No1

    Daily Mirror "Petr Cech is homing in on a £10million move to Arsenal - in defiance of his Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho. Gunners manager Arsene Wenger is confident of completing the deal, with the two clubs are understood to be close to an agreement which could be rubber-stamped within the next couple of..." June 19

  • Chelsea, West Ham and Newcastle in £15m battle for Charlie Austin

    The Express "Relegated QPR want around £15million for their 25-year-old striker, who still has a year left on his contract but is certain to move on this summer. New Newcastle manager Steve McClaren is already in talks with Rangers over Austin, though a firm bid is yet to be made. Austin is reluctant to..." June 18

  • Radamel Falcao to join Chelsea on loan for 2015-16 season - reports

    ESPN FC "Chelsea are near agreement on a loan deal that would bring in Radamel Falcao from French club Monaco for the 2015-16 Premier League season, according to reports. Jose Mourinho has made no secret of his desire to sign Falcao, despite the Colombia international contributing just four goals in 26..." June 16

  • Chelsea may have to vacate Stamford Bridge for at least two seasons

    The Guardian "Chelsea’s plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge into a 60,000-seat stadium could see them play their home matches elsewhere for at least two seasons should the go-ahead be given for work to begin on their home of 110 years. The Premier League champions are to reveal proposals to residents and fans..." June 16

  • Radamel Falcao to Chelsea: Monaco want young players in exchange

    The Telegraph "Monaco have asked to take some of Chelsea’s promising young players on loan as part of the deal that will see striker Radamel Falcao play at Stamford Bridge next season. Radamel’s season-long loan deal is virtually complete and Monaco are keen on Chelsea’s 20-year-old midfielder Mario Pasalic..." June 16

  • Petr Cech wants Arsenal transfer this summer - according to Chelsea's goalkeeping coach

    Daily Mirror "Petr Cech's goalkeeping coach Christophe Lollichon believes the Chelsea star wants to go to Arsenal. Arsene Wenger is understood to be confident of a deal to take the 33-year-old Blues veteran from Stamford Bridge to the Emirates this week. Lollichon, who has worked with Cech for ten years,..." June 16

  • West Ham join race for £15m Charlie Austin with Chelsea, Southampton and Newcastle United all keen on QPR star

    London Evening Standard "Charlie Austin is wanted by Southampton and West Ham as well as Newcastle United with relegated Queen’s Park Rangers looking for a fee of £15m from the transfer of their most saleable asset. Newcastle have a longstanding interest in Austin, 25, currently with the England senior squad in..." June 15

  • Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho set to sign £30m mega deal that will secure his services at Stamford Bridge until 2019

    Daily Mail "Jose Mourinho’s new £30million four-year deal with Chelsea is expected to be signed in the coming weeks, with both sides satisfied with the progress of negotiations. Mourinho is set to commit to the Premier League champions until 2019 and though Chelsea are not ready to announce the deal yet,..." June 15

  • Arsenal closing in on Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech

    Daily Mail "Arsenal will push to complete an £11million swoop for Petr Cech by the end of next week. And in a further boost, Theo Walcott looks likely to commit his long-term future to the club following positive talks over a new deal. But it is the potential capture of goalkeeper Cech that will excite..." June 14

  • Turkish giants Fenerbahce eye Chelsea star

    The Express "Mikel has fallen down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge following the arrival of Nemanja Matic, and Fenerbahce sporting director Giuliano Terraneo has travelled to London ahead of talks with his agents. " June 14

  • Liverpool attempting to HIJACK Chelsea's swoop for ex-Man United star Radamel Falcao

    Daily Star "Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is desperate to add some new firepower to his misfiring squad this summer and is keen on luring the Colombian flop to Anfield. But he will have to go head-to-head with former mentor Jose Mourinho for the Monaco hitman. Mourinho hinted yesterday that a deal is..." June 12

  • West Brom tracking Chelsea youngster Patrick Bamford

    Birmingham Mail "West Bromwich Albion are keen on Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford and are keeping a close watch on his situation at Chelsea. Bamford is yet to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge where the 21-year-old has two years on his contract. There is a feeling that he will be allowed out for a fee in..." June 12

  • Chelsea boss Mourinho drops Falcao hint, wants to keep Cuadrado

    ESPN FC "Jose Mourinho has indicated that he would welcome Radamel Falcao at Chelsea and said he has no plans to cash in on fellow Colombia international Juan Cuadrado. Mourinho has already confirmed he is in the market for a striker following the departure of Didier Drogba and several reports in recent..." June 11

  • Man Utd get HUGE boost as Real make SHOCK £72m bid for Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois

    The Express "Real are thought to be close to a deal for Manchester United stopper David De Gea, who has rejected a new deal at Old Trafford. De Gea has just one year remaining on his current deal and would be available for free in 12 months' time. Reports in Spain suggested this morning that Real would..." June 10

  • Marco van Ginkel and Patrick Bamford targeted by Newcastle as Jose Mourinho weighs up options for Chelsea duo

    Daily Mail "Newcastle are ready to launch a double raid on Chelsea for Marco van Ginkel and Patrick Bamford. The Magpies are keen on a loan deal for Van Ginkel, who moved to Stamford Bridge from Dutch side Vitesse for a reported fee of £8million in in 2013. But since then the Dutchman has failed to..." June 09

  • Chelsea place £10m price tag on Newcastle target Patrick Bamford

    The Express "The St James’s Park club, who are set to announce Steve McClaren as their new manager this week, have been eyeing Bamford as one of the men they want to strengthen their side after a miserable season. They face competition from neighbours Sunderland, as well as West Brom, for a player who has..." June 09

  • Manchester United planning £30m move for Chelsea target Felipe Anderson

    Daily Star "The Brazil Under-21 international also stated last week that he would still be in Rome next season after signing a five-year contract. But the Daily Star Sunday understands that United's scouts have been hugely impressed with Anderson, 22, and that could lead to a £30m bid. United boss Louis..." June 08

  • Kevin De Bruyne ready for Premier League return - and doesn't know why Jose Mourinho sold him

    Daily Mirror "Kevin De Bruyne is ready to return to the Premier League after admitting he still does not know why Jose Mourinho froze him out at Chelsea. The Belgian left Stamford Bridge in January last year and has helped Wolfsburg to the German Cup and second in the Bundesliga this season. His..." June 08

  • Falcao encourages Chelsea bid as Manchester United flop says he wants to stay in the Premier League

    Daily Mail "Manchester United flop Radamel Falcao has encouraged Chelsea to make a move for him this summer by admitting he wants to remain in the Premier League. The Colombia international only found the target four times for Louis van Gaal's side during a disappointing season-long loan from Monaco this..." June 06

  • Chelsea will allow Petr Cech to join Arsenal or Manchester United

    The Telegraph "Chelsea will grudgingly allow Petr Cech to join another English club this summer in a move that is poised to spark a battle between Arsenal and Manchester United. Goalkeeper Cech is currently focussing on his preparations for Czech Republic’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Iceland on June 12, with..." June 06

  • Man Utd see £110m double swoop for Chelsea targets Bale and Varane rejected by Real

    The Express "Real remain keen to land David De Gea from United this summer, although Express Sport understands that the Spanish giants are yet to table a bid for the keeper. It was thought that United would enquire about Bale and French striker Karim Benzema when Real made their move for De Gea. But..." June 05

  • Chelsea ready to pay £30m for Arsenal, Man United and Liverpool target Gonzalo Higuain

    Daily Star "Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United have all been linked with mega-money moves for the Argentine. And now the Blues have entered the war for his signature - according to reports from Italy. Calcio mercato web claim Jose Mourinho has identified the 27-year-old as a possible replacement..." June 05

  • Chelsea ‘cleared sign Douglas Costa as he confirms transfer plan’

    Metro "Chelsea have been cleared to complete the £20million transfer of Shakhtar Donetsk forward Douglas Costa following his latest comments. The Blues have been eyeing a move for the Brazilian who has confirmed that he wants to move and wants to play for Jose Mourinho. ‘Eventually the time comes..." June 04

  • Newcastle's Moussa Sissoko SHOCKS Arsenal with Chelsea come-and-get-me plea

    The Express "Sissoko has been linked with Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain but the player claims to be happy at Newcastle. The 25-year-old admits, however, that the Champions League remains a drawcard and says he is encouraged by Mourinho's interest. He told French radio station RMC: "Is he following my..." June 02

  • Report: “Unhappy” Diego Costa wants to leave Chelsea, return to Atletico Madrid

    Pro Soccer Talk "Despite securing the Premier League title, being named in the PFA Team of the Season and scoring more goals than any other Chelsea player in his debut season in west London, Diego Costa is not a happy man. Costa, 26, is apparently finding it hard to settle in London and a report from Spanish..." June 01

  • Chelsea in talks with Radamel Falcao over transfer and the Colombian is ready to take HUGE pay cut

    Daily Mirror "Radamel Falcao is having talks with Chelsea about a switch to Stamford Bridge. The striker is keen to join the champions and is willing to take a massive pay cut to make the deal happen – his current deal with Monaco is worth £265,000 a week. Falcao was a big disappointment on loan at..." June 01

  • John Terry: I've got YEARS left in me

    Daily Star "The former England captain, 34, rolled back the years last season by playing every single minute of the Premier League season on route to his fourth title. And after making a mockery of former boss Rafa Benitez's claim his body could not stand up to the rigours of two games a week, Terry wants..." June 01

  • Chelsea target Atletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld as potential Filipe Luis replacement

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea are keen on Southampton defender Toby Alderweireld. The 26-year-old Belgium star, whose year-long loan from Atletico Madrid has ended, impressed at St Mary’s this season. Southampton have an option to sign him for around £7million. But the centre-back has also attracted interest from..." June 01

  • Chelsea target Abdul Rahman Baba: The History Boy "The future of Black Stars left-back Abdul Rahman Baba is one of the hot topics in Ghanaian football. Indeed, the speculation surrounding the talented full-back is both impressive and intriguing, but it ought to be greeted with some apprehension. It’s wonderful to see one of the nation’s top..." June 01

  • Chelsea join Liverpool in race for Aston Villa star Christian Benteke

    The Express "Under manager Tim Sherwood the Belgian international has once again looked the top striker he appeared shortly after joining Villa from Genk three years ago. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has made the 24-year-old his prime summer target as he looks to rebuild his sagging side. Other..." May 31

  • Bayern Munich end talks with Liverpool ace Raheem Sterling offering Chelsea boost in chase

    The Express "According to German news outlet Bild, discussions between Bayern and Liverpool have fallen through. Sterling's agent Aidy Ward and the club have agreed that a move to the Bundesliga champions would not be suitable for either party. " May 31

  • Chelsea target Yoshinori Muto snubs Blues move for Bundesliga side Mainz

    Daily Star "The Premier League champions offered FC Tokyo £4m for Muto, 22, but the Japan international has opted for the Bundesliga. "We spent a long time watching Yoshinori Muto because we’re certain he'll fit in at Mainz and with our style of play," Mainz head coach Martin Schmidt said. "He’s a..." May 31

  • Manuel Pellegrini rules out Inter Milan move for Chelsea target Yaya Toure

    The Express "Toure's future has been under heavy scrutiny after his agent Dimitry Seluk claimed the midfielder was "90 per cent" certain to leave last month. But Seluk backtracked on his comments and Pellegrini says the Ivory Coast star was never going to go. Pellegrini said: "When the media asked me..." May 28

  • Arsenal concerned Chelsea are advising Petr Cech to opt for PSG move instead of north London switch

    Daily Mail "Arsenal fear Chelsea are trying to engineer Petr Cech a move to Paris Saint-Germain. The goalkeeper has been identified as a primary target for Arsene Wenger this summer as the Gunners look for an upgrade on David Ospina and Wojciech Szczesny. Arsenal have made an enquiry to the Stamford..." May 26

  • Radamel Falcao wants to join Chelsea and is willing to scale back £265k-a-week wages

    Daily Mirror "Radamel Falcao is willing to take a massive pay cut to join Chelsea. Mirror Sport revealed in March the Colombian wants to stay in the Premier League and ideally wants a club in London. Falcao’s representatives have already sounded out Chelsea after Manchester United decided not to take up..." May 26

  • Chelsea considering £20m SWOOP for Ghana international Baba Rahman

    Daily Star "Blues boss Jose Mourinho is understood to have contacted Black Stars coach and former Chelsea boss Avram Grant about the 20-year-old left back, who has impressed with Augsburg in the German top flight this season. The champions are believed to be ready to make a bid for Rahman." May 25

  • Didier Drogba carried off by Chelsea team-mates in final game

    The Independent "Chelsea gave Didier Drogba the ultimate send-off this afternoon as he played his last game for the club. Drogba announced before kick-off that he was leaving this summer, looking for more first-team football in the final seasons of his career. So Jose Mourinho started him and made him..." May 25

  • Dortmund exec: Chelsea wouldn’t sell us De Bruyne because they were salty over Lewandowski

    Pro Soccer Talk "Borussia Dortmund could’ve had Kevin De Bruyne in the fold if they had just forced Robert Lewandowski to choose Stamford Bridge of the Allianz Arena. That’s the claim from Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke, who says his former star striker’s choice of Bayern Munich left Chelsea with a..." May 24

  • Atletico Madrid determined to STOP Chelsea's pursuit of star striker

    The Express "Atletico have slapped a £43million release clause on Griezmann's contract and Chelsea are reportedly ready to meet it as they look to retain their Premier League title next season. However, according to sources in Spain, Atletico boss Simeone is determined to do everything in his power stop..." May 23

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