Chelsea Rumors & News

  • Chelsea ‘make £7million transfer offer for PSG contract rebel Adrien Rabiot’

    Metro "Chelsea have made a £7million bid for PSG sensation Adrien Rabiot – after he turned down a new contract at the French club. Rabiot, 19, is one of the most exciting young midfielders in Europe and he established himself as a key performer for PSG last season. However, despite the club..." July 09

  • Ashley Cole signs a two-year deal with Italian club Roma

    Daily Mail "Ashley Cole has signed for Italian giants Roma following his release from Chelsea at the end of last season. The 33-year-old signed a two-year contract on Monday after becoming a free agent this summer. Upon his arrival in the city, Cole was mobbed by Italian fans at the airport as the..." July 07

  • Cole 'talking to several foreign clubs,' claims his agent

    talkSport "The 33-year-old left-back is a free agent following his release by Chelsea this summer and has been linked with various sides, including Liverpool as well as overseas outfits. Reports have suggested a move to Italian club Roma could be close. And Cole's agent Jonathan Barnett on Sunday told..." July 07

  • Atletico Madrid looking to snap up Alvaro Negredo to replace Chelsea-bound Diego Costa

    Daily Star "Spanish champions Atletico are close to completing the sale of Diego Costa to Chelsea and want to use the money on a bid for Negredo. The Costa deal could even be announced today - paving the way for an official offer for Negredo. City striker Negredo enjoyed a successful start to his career..." July 01

  • Chelsea's William Carvalho interest intensifies with Jose Mourinho ready to bid for £30m-rated midfielder

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will reignite his interest in Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho, writes Tom Hopkinson for the Sunday People. The defensive midfielder, 22, is available this summer for £30million – including add-ons – by the Portuguese club. That figure has been baulked at by..." June 29

  • Chelsea eye Paul Pogba as Jose Mourinho considers paying Juventus' £60m demand

    Daily Mail "Chelsea are considering stumping up the staggering £60million Juventus want for Paul Pogba. Manchester United, who had Pogba as a scholar, want to re-sign him – but not at that price. However, Chelsea see the 21-year-old France international as a good investment, not least because his..." June 29

  • Blues launch £67m DOUBLE swoop

    Daily Star "Reports from France indicate Gabonese striker Aubameyang is set to complete a switch to Stamford Bridge with the two clubs in advanced talks over a deal. The 25-year-old only moved to Germany 12 months ago, and netted 13 goals in 21 Bundesliga starts for Jurgen Klopp's side during his debut..." June 28

  • Chelsea legend Frank Lampard set for move to New York City after England World Cup exit

    Daily Star "Lampard is due to join Manchester City's franchise club for pre-season in January. The 36-year-old plans to stay fit by training with Chelsea, who released him at the end of last season. Lampard's decision also suggests he is going to call time with England. Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson..." June 27

  • Chelsea offer Man Utd target Toni Kroos a HUGE £6.4m-a-year deal at Stamford Bridge

    Daily Star "Spanish newspaper AS claim that the Blues have offered Kroos a £6.4m a year deal which would see him earn a £125,000 a week. AS also claim that the Blues could sign the highly coveted midfielder for as little as £15m. Blues boss Jose Mourinho is keen to further strengthen his midfield this..." June 25

  • Barcelona will move for Chelsea star Hazard if deal for Suarez falters

    Daily Star "The future of Hazard was thrown into doubt at the end of last season when manager Jose Mourinho publicly criticised him for his costly error in the Champions League semi-final defeat to Atletico Madrid. But since that public outburst from Mourinho, Hazard has continuously insisted he would..." June 23

  • Frank Lampard yet to make a decision about England future

    Sky Sports "Frank Lampard will not make a decision about his England future until after the World Cup. The 36-year-old midfielder has been handed the captaincy for Tuesday’s final Group D game against Costa Rica after England’s elimination was confirmed by last week’s defeat against Uruguay. There has..." June 23

  • WATCH Chelsea & Utd free to battle for Porto's Mangala as Barcelona pull plug on £36m move

    Daily Star "Mangala is wanted at Old Trafford by new boss Louis Van Gaal as he seeks to rebuild United after their dismal 2013-14 season. Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is also on the lookout for a defender after David Luiz's £50m switch to Paris Saint-Germain. The 23-year-old fits the bill for both sides,..." June 23

  • Man Utd and Chelsea left empty-handed as Toni Kroos plumps for Real Madrid

    The Express "Both Premier League sides are keen to strike a deal for the unsettled playmaker, but Spanish outlet Marca claims that Kroos has already decided he wants to ply his trade at the Santiago Bernabeu once his time in the Bundesliga is up. New Red Devils boss Louis Van Gaal is determined to..." June 21

  • Chelsea ‘finally open negotiations with PSG over Ezequiel Lavezzi transfer’

    Metro "Chelsea have formally opened talks with French club PSG as they look to finally land long-term target Ezequiel Lavezzi. Blues boss Jose Mourinho has been tracking the Argentine for the last two transfer windows and he is now making his move. Lavezzi, currently at the World Cup in Brazil, is..." June 21

  • Arsenal target Samuel Eto'o WANTS Roma move… but he's demanding £60k a week

    The Express "The Cameroon international will be a free agent soon and he has been linked to a cluster of clubs including the Gunners and Everton. But fresh reports suggest Roma are leading the race to sign the Chelsea reject. Reports on the continent indicate Roma will have to stump up nearly..." June 20

  • Monaco move ahead of Liverpool to become bookies' favourite to sign Ashley Cole

    The Express "Cole announced at the end of last season that he would be leaving Stamford Bridge and has been tipped to join an MLS club. Chelsea are growing increasingly confident of signing Atletico Madrid's Felipe Luis as his replacement in a deal with team-mate Diego Costa that would be worth..." June 20

  • Lampard can have my job as Chelsea boss whenever he wants it says Mourinho

    Daily Mail "Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has refused to rule out the possibility of Frank Lampard coming back to manage the club in the future. Mourinho said he can see the England midfielder returning to Stamford Bridge ‘very, very soon’, after Lampard and the club parted ways at the end of the Premier..." June 20

  • Laurent Blanc admits PSG won’t sign Eden Hazard unless he requests Chelsea exit

    Metro "Eden Hazard has been urged to hand in a transfer request at Chelsea by Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc. The Frenchman has not hidden his interest in Hazard this summer, despite already capturing £50m David Luiz from Chelsea. But he admits he will struggle to convince the Blues to part..." June 19

  • Jose Mourinho admits he would be tempted by England job in the future

    Daily Mail "Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has admitted he would consider managing England in future after previously turning down the advances of the Football Association. Mourinho was approached to succeed Steve McClaren after leaving Chelsea in September 2007, but rejected the opportunity after consulting..." June 19

  • Torres has no problem with Diego Costa signing for Chelsea

    Sky Sports "Chelsea striker Fernando Torres insists he would welcome the arrival of Spain team-mate Diego Costa at Stamford Bridge. Costa, 25, is set for a £32m transfer from Atletico Madrid, joining fellow Spaniard Cesc Fabregas in west London following his £30m move from Barcelona last week. The..." June 17

  • Chelsea and Arsenal chase Higuain, Everton want Cerci, Suarez Real

    The Express "Gonzalo Higuain has hinted he could be leaving Napoli, with Arsenal, Chelsea, and Manchester United all interested. Luis Suarez has been told he can become a star at Real Madrid by Los Blancos favourite Hugo Sanchez. Everton have made a £10m bid for Torino's Alessio Cerci despite interest..." June 17

  • Thibaut Courtois will return to Chelsea this summer

    The Guardian "José Mourinho has confirmed that Thibaut Courtois will return to Chelsea for pre-season, following his two-year loan spell at Atlético Madrid. “When the World Cup in Brazil is over, Courtois will be coming straight back to Stamford Bridge – end of story” the Portuguese told Marca. The..." June 15

  • Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho expects to sign Diego Costa

    Sky Sports "Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is confident Diego Costa's transfer to Stamford Bridge from Atletico Madrid will be completed soon. The striker has already had a medical with the Premier League side and is expected to join from the Spanish champions for a fee of around £30million. Spain striker..." June 15

  • Barcelona tell Chelsea and Man Utd to pay them £20m for Alex Song

    The Express "According to Marca, the Spanish side have put the price tag on his head after spending most of his time on the fringes of the first team. Jose Mourinho is chasing the former Arsenal midfielder to add some steel to his midfield following the departure of Frank Lampard while midfield holder John..." June 15

  • Chelsea set to open talks with CSKA Moscow over Georgi Schennikov transfer

    Metro "Chelsea want CSKA Moscow star Georgi Schennikov to be their new left-back after giving up on trying to lure Luke Shaw. Blues manager Jose Mourinho is on the lookout for a new left-back this summer, with Ashley Cole set to depart when his contract expires. Southampton youngster Luke Shaw has..." June 15

  • David Luiz seals £50m PSG move from Chelsea as Brazil star signs five-year deal

    Daily Mail "David Luiz has completed his move from Chelsea to Paris St Germain with the Brazil star signing a five-year deal at the French Champions. Luiz - who starred for the Selecao as they kicked off their World Cup campaign with a 3-1 win over Croatia on Thurdsday night - left Stamford Bridge for a..." June 14

  • Courtois coy over Chelsea future and focused on World Cup

    Sky Sports "Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has refused to speculate on his future after rumours he could join his national team-mate Eden Hazard and return to Chelsea next season. Courtois has spent the past three seasons on loan at Atletico Madrid from Chelsea, making 111 appearances for the..." June 14

  • Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku rejects West Ham transfer for second summer running

    Daily Mirror "West Ham have had another move for Romelu Lukaku rejected by the Chelsea striker, with Wolfsburg joining the race for his services. It is the second summer in a row that the Hammers have been rejected by the Belgian, who spent last season on loan from the Stamford Bridge club to..." June 13

  • Liverpool looking to beat Arsenal and Chelsea to Schalke's £8m prodigy Max Meyer

    The Express "The Reds have been quick to act since the window opened at the end of the season, tying up a deal for Bayer Leverkusen's Emre Can while a move for Sevilla left-back Alberto Moreno is almost complete. Brendan Rodgers is a big fan of 18-year-old Meyer, who bagged seven goals from midfield for the..." June 13

  • Chelsea secure deal for midfielder Cesc Fabregas

    Sky Sports "Chelsea have signed former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona on a five-year deal. The 27-year-old had been told earlier in the summer that he was surplus to requirements in Spain, leading to speculation he was about to return to the Premier League. Arsenal had a clause in the..." June 12

  • Chelsea ready to SELL Petr Cech as they look to welcome Thibaut Courtois back

    The Express "Cech, 32, has been a key player since joining Chelsea from Rennes in 2004, making 479 appearances for the west London outfit, and is a target for oil-rich Ligue 1 champions Paris St-Germain. However, his time at the Bridge could be up as Mourinho looks to work Courtois into his first-team..." June 12

  • Wolfsburg refuse to pay over the odds for Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku

    Daily Star "Lukaku admitted last week that he was ready to quit Chelsea on a permanent basis, with Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa set to complete a £32m switch to Stamford Bridge having successful undergone a medical and agreed personal terms. Chelsea, as Starsport exclusively revealed last month,..." June 12

  • Arsenal could miss out on Cesc Fabregas payment in Chelsea transfer deal with Barcelona

    The Telegraph "Chelsea are trying to structure a deal to sign Cesc Fabregas that would lead to Arsenal missing out on any payment for their former midfielder. Although Arsenal have so far passed up the opportunity to re-sign Fabregas, they are due around 50 per cent of any profit Barcelona make on the..." June 10

  • Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku a doubt for Belgium's World Cup opener

    Daily Star "The Blues striker injured his left ankle in Red Devils 1-0 victory over Tunisia last night in Brussels. Lukaku, 21, was on the receiving end of a heavy challenge from Glasgow Rangers star Bilel Mohsni in the 85th minute. The former Everton loan star got back to his feet and carried on for..." June 09

  • 'It looks like bad business' - Frank Lampard admits Chelsea were wrong to let Daniel Sturridge join Liverpool

    London Evening Standard "Frank Lampard believes Chelsea may well have made a mistake allowing Daniel Sturridge to leave for title rivals Liverpool in January 2013. The England forward swapped Stamford Bridge for Anfield for a fee in the region of £12million after sliding down the pecking order in west..." June 09

  • No Ram raid! Jose Mourinho NOT willing to sell Chelsea enforcer Ramires to Real Madrid

    Daily Star "Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti was preparing to raid his former club for the 27-year-old, who he signed in 2010 during his time in charge at Stamford Bridge. Following last month's Champions League triumph over city rivals Atletico, Ancelotti told Madrid president Florentino Perez that he wanted..." June 09

  • Chelsea line up Didier Drogba transfer 'home' to the Bridge after the World Cup

    Daily Mirror "Didier Drogba is set to return to Chelsea this summer. The 36-year-old striker is out of contract at Galatasaray, and the Blues boss Jose Mourinho has never disguised his hopes of re-signing the powerful Ivory Coast star. And the reunion could arrive soon after Drogba completes his World Cup..." June 08

  • Frank Lampard tempted by New York's offer to play in Australia and America

    Daily Mail "Frank Lampard will be offered the chance to extend his career in Australia and the USA if he accepts an offer from Manchester City to play for the club’s franchise in New York. Lampard has left Chelsea after being released by coach Jose Mourinho and is weighing up his options beyond this..." June 07

  • Chelsea target Didier Drogba for shock summer transfer

    Give Me Sport "Chelsea are eyeing a potential return to Stamford Bridge for club hero Dider Drogba, according to the Telegraph. The paper adds that Bayern Munich striker Mario Mandzukic and PSG ace Ezequiel Lavezzi are also on Jose Mourinho's radar. Drogba left Chelsea in 2012 as a hero after scoring the..." June 06

  • Chelsea's £27m offer for Barcelona star Cesc Fabregas

    The Express "At the same time it was revealed that the club are preparing to hand Eden Hazard a new £200,000-a-week contract to keep him out of the clutches of Paris Saint Germain. Chelsea's bid for Fabregas came just 24 hours after Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa passed a medical ahead of his £32m..." June 06

  • Mourinho confirms Fábregas interest

    The Guardian "Chelsea have opened formal negotiations with Barcelona over the potential signing of Cesc Fábregas, and, while no fee has as yet been agreed for the Spain international midfielder, there is optimism on both sides that a deal will soon be struck. Fábregas is resigned to leaving the Camp Nou..." June 06

  • Everton open talks with Chelsea over possible Romelu Lukaku move

    Daily Mail "Everton have opened talks with Chelsea over another deal for Romelu Lukaku. The Belgian has been offered to Atletico Madrid and has around six other clubs interested. Lukaku, 21, is with the Belgium World Cup squad who have been tipped to be the tournament's dark horses. The striker..." June 06

  • Frank Lampard will be Chelsea manager one day, says Jose Mourinho

    Daily Mirror "Jose Mourinho has revealed Frank Lampard will come back to Chelsea - to be groomed as the Special One’s successor. Parting was such sweet sorrow when England’s World Cup vice-captain quit Stamford Bridge after 13 years because owner Roman Abramovich has left the door ajar for Lampard to return..." June 06

  • Premier League revenues top £2.5 billion

    Fox Sports "Commercial revenue increased by 21% at Premier League clubs in the 2012/13 season and topped £2.5 billion for the first time, according to the Annual Review of Football Finance by Deloitte. However, over 75% of the revenue increase was spent on wages, which rose by £125m (8%) to £1.8billion and..." June 05

  • Mourinho gets his man as Diego Costa passes Chelsea medical

    The Express "The Atletico Madrid striker has agreed personal terms and Chelsea have met the buy-out clause in the striker's contract. The only delay has been because of the hamstring injury suffered by the Spain international at the end of the season. But he is back in training with his country and..." June 05

  • Fernando Torres set to leave Chelsea

    Give Me Sport "Chelsea striker Fernando Torres will leave Stamford Bridge this summer after the deal to bring Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa to the west London outfit has been finalised. The Spain international’s teammate Demba Ba will also leave the club. This is according to the Daily Star, who believe..." June 04

  • Thibaut Courtois set for Chelsea return as Atletico Madrid bring in new keeper

    The Express "Moya's arrival paves the way for Thibaut Courtois to return to Chelsea after three seasons on loan in Madrid. Atletico say Moya has agreed a three-year deal with just a medical left to sort. Courtois has been public in admitting his future is uncertain, but with the La Liga side bringing in..." June 04

  • PSG plan £61m Hazard bid... but No 10 shirt could keep him at the Bridge

    Daily Mail "Paris Saint-Germain are ready to offer an astonishing £61million to prise away Eden Hazard from Chelsea. The French champions, fined £49m for breaching Financial Fair Play guidelines only last month, have already paid Chelsea £50m for David Luiz. They have also shown interest in Branislav..." June 04

  • Arsenal and Man United target Cesc Fabregas passes medical at Chelsea

    Daily Star "Starsport reported yesterday how the Barcelona star had agreed personal terms ahead of a possible switch. The two clubs are yet to agree a fee for the midfielder but Spanish newspaper Marca claim Fabregas has already had a medical at Stamford Bridge. He is said to have passed the tests and..." June 04

  • Chelsea's Diego Costa transfer could be confirmed by the end of the week

    Daily Mirror "Diego Costa could be confirmed as a £35million Chelsea signing by the end of this week. Atletico Madrid striker Costa has returned to training with Spain's national team ahead of the World Cup. That will clear the path for the west Londoners to complete a medical which has been held up by..." June 03