Chelsea Rumors & News

  • Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho rules out move for Cristiano Ronaldo

    Metro "Both Premier League clubs have been linked with the Real Madrid man in recent weeks, with a deal said to be ‘in place’ for Ronaldo to return to his former club. But Louis van Gaal was expected to face strong competition from Mourinho, who managed the Portuguese star at the Bernabeu. However..." September 20

  • Chelsea have Diego Costa injury concern

    Pro Soccer Talk "He may have scored seven goals in his first four Premier League games, but Chelsea’s star striker Diego Costa cannot play more than one game a week. That’s right. Costa, 25, is still suffering from a reoccurring hamstring issue which hampered his final few months at Atletico Madrid last season..." September 18

  • Didier Drogba asks for patience after missing Chelsea chances

    The Guardian "Didier Drogba has asked for patience after he missed two good chances in Chelsea’s disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Schalke. The 36-year-old was out of last Saturday’s Premier League victory over Swansea City with an ankle problem, but was thrust into the starting lineup for Wednesday night’s..." September 18

  • Chelsea seeking 10-year stay for Mourinho

    ESPN FC "Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay has told the London Evening Standard he wants Jose Mourinho to "stay 10 years." Mourinho returned for a second stint at Stamford Bridge in 2013, signing a four-year contract that ties him to the club until 2017. Gourlay, though, hopes Mourinho, who guided..." September 17

  • Man Utd in the clear to sign Chelsea target Cristiano Ronaldo as PSG deny interest

    Daily Star "The club have been heavily linked with a move to re-sign the United star this summer, with reports suggesting that the Red Devils are preparing a sensational £60m bid for the 29-year-old. The United legend has also been linked with a winter move to French giants Paris St Germain. But well..." September 16

  • Eden Hazard close to signing new five-year deal at Chelsea worth £200,000 a week

    Daily Mail "Eden Hazard is on the verge of is signing a new contract with Chelsea worth a staggering £200,000 a week. Talks with the Chelsea forward’s lawyer are at an advanced stage and the club are hoping to conclude negotiations with the Belgian international within the next few weeks. Hazard’s..." September 15

  • Arsenal and Chelsea set for January battle for £15million Valencia star Paco Alcacer

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea and Arsenal's interest in Valencia striker Paco Alcacer has been re-ignited after the player made a blistering start to the season, writes Tom Hopkinson for the Sunday People. The 21-year-old, who has 22 months left on his deal, has been offered new terms at the Mestalla. He has a..." September 15

  • Gary Cahill ready to agree new Chelsea deal

    London Evening Standard "Gary Cahill is expected to be the next Chelsea player to confirm he has committed his long-term future to the club. Chelsea handed a new five-year contract to full-back Cesar Azpilicueta at the start of the month and yesterday signed goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois up until 2019. Talks with..." September 13

  • Chelsea make huge transfer offer to sign 11-year-old Barcelona talent Xavier Simons

    Metro "Chelsea have made a huge offer to sign Barcelona wonderkid Xavier Simons – who is just 11-years-old. The Blues have been aggressively scouring the world for top talents in the last few years, and attention has now turned to Dutch kid Simons. He is rated as one to keep an eye on in Barca’s..." September 12

  • Mourinho plays down Petr Cech exit fears after Thibaut Courtois pens bumper new deal

    Daily Star "The Czech Republic man looks set for a lengthy spell out of the side after Mourinho opted for youngster Thibaut Courtois as his new No.1 Cech spent 10 years as the club's undisputed first-choice, but was linked with a move away to the likes of Real Madrid, Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain during..." September 12

  • Chelsea midfielder set for surprise January exit

    The Express "According to reports, Jose Mourinho will allow the 19-year-old to leave Stamford Bridge until the end of the season in order to gain match-day experience away from the reserve squad. The Chelsea boss plans to include Baker in first-team proceedings from next season, but is interested to see how..." September 12

  • Chelsea to battle Man Utd for £60m Cristiano Ronaldo

    The Express "The Ballon d'Or holder has been tipped to leave Carlo Ancelotti's side next summer, with a return to Old Trafford on the cards. It is believed that United have set aside as much as £60million in a bid to bring Ronaldo back to England, and Louis Van Gaal is ready to offer him a lucrative deal..." September 11

  • Loic Remy says Liverpool were 'dishonest' after backed out of buying striker due to failed medical

    Daily Mail "Loic Remy has labelled Liverpool 'dishonest' after the striker's move to Anfield fell through due to a failed medical. The new Chelsea forward was poised to join Liverpool for £8million from Queens Park Rangers, but the Premier League club pulled out of the agreement after Remy's medical..." September 11

  • Chelsea's frustrated Brazilian star threatens Stamford Bridge exit

    The Express "The Brazilian winger has featured in just one Premier League game for the West London side since his £10m move from Sao Paulo in 2011. And has clearly grown frustrated at his lack of opportunities after three successive loan spells with Malaga, Vitesse and Eintracht Frankfurt. Piazon said:..." September 11

  • Valencia keen to keep starlet wanted by Arsenal and Chelsea

    talkSport "Alcacer has shot to fame this season, making his debut for Spain last week and then scoring his first goal in their 5-1 victory over Macedonia on Monday. As a result, according to reports in Spain, Valencia are now putting together an improved contract offer for the striker in an attempt to..." September 10

  • Jack Grealish offered new Aston Villa deal to ward off interest from Chelsea

    Daily Mail "Aston Villa have offered teenage sensation Jack Grealish a new four-year deal at the club. The 19-year-old has attracted interest from Chelsea and is in the final 12 months of his current contract at Villa Park. Grealish was handed his first-team debut at the end of last season against..." September 10

  • Chelsea eye up Jack Grealish as Aston Villa contract talks stall

    Daily Star "The Blues are lurking with Villa battling to persuade Grealish to sign a new contract. Chelsea are long-term admirers of the exciting 18-year-old winger, but they have failed to lure him to Stamford Bridge despite making previous attempts as he has risen through the Villa ranks. They are now..." September 09

  • Tiago turned down chance to rejoin Chelsea

    Sky Sports "With his previous contract at Vicente Calderon expiring at the end of the 2013/14 campaign, the former Portugal international became a free agent. Various options were put to him, including the chance to head back to the Premier League. Tiago spent one season on the books at Chelsea in..." September 07

  • Adrien Rabiot set for January move to Arsenal or Chelsea after PSG Euro squad snub

    The Express "The 19-year-old has just a year left on his current deal and will definitely leave the French club after rejecting a new offer. Rabiot was keen to quit the Parc des Princes over the summer, but couldn't agree terms with potential suitors including Serie A duo Roma and Juventus. The versatile..." September 06

  • Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Man Utd alerted as midfielder REJECTS new contract

    The Express "The 18-year-old is highly regarded as one of the brightest talents in European football, attracting interest from top clubs across the continent. Bakkali has just 12 months left on his current deal, and PSV are keen to keep the talented attacking midfielder in Holland. However, the young..." September 05

  • Loic Remy refuses to take up Fernando Torres’ old Chelsea shirt

    Metro "Loic Remy has passed up the opportunity to take up Chelsea’s ‘cursed’ number nine shirt following his arrival at Stamford Bridge. The Frenchman, who joined the Blues for £10.5m, has instead opted for no.18, despite Fernando Torres freeing up the classic strikers’ shirt. Torres departed..." September 04

  • Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta signs new five-year deal at Chelsea

    Pro Soccer Talk "The man known simply as ‘Dave’ around West London, due to the rather complex pronunciation of his surname, has earned himself a new bumper contract at Premier League leaders Chelsea. Congrats, Dave. I am, of course, talking about Spanish international defender Cesar Azpilicueta who has..." September 02

  • Chelsea open talks with Loic Remy after Fernando Torres agrees to join AC Milan on two-year deal

    The Telegraph "Chelsea are in talks to sign Loic Remy from Queens Park Rangers after finally cutting their losses and allowing Fernando Torres to join AC Milan on a two-year deal for free to end one of the most disastrous moves in Premier League history. Torres has endured an unhappy three-and-a-half-years..." August 30

  • Chelsea race to complete Mattia Destro signing as Torres closes in on AC Milan move

    The Telegraph "Chelsea will attempt to thrash out the departure of £50 million flop Fernando Torres on Friday, but face a race against time to replace him with Roma forward Mattia Destro. The representatives of Torres are in England to speak with Chelsea officials about the terms of the Spaniard’s exit to AC..." August 29

  • Champions League draw: Liverpool land Real Madrid, Man City get Bayern

    The Guardian "Manchester City have been drawn to face Bayern Munich for the third time in four years, and will also play CSKA Moscow and Roma in what presents the toughest draw for English clubs in the Champions League. However, Liverpool also face a tricky group and will play the current holders Real Madrid..." August 28

  • Chelsea striker Fernando Torres AGREES two year AC Milan deal and could go on a FREE

    Daily Star "The Italian giants were thought to be lining up a loan move for the Spanish striker, however, reports this afternoon suggest they are now pursuing a permanent deal. Torres' former club Atletico Madrid are also thought to be keen on bringing the player back to the Spanish capital. Chelsea..." August 28

  • Chelsea sweating over Diego Costa hamstring injury after striker pulls up in training

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea have been rocked by a training-ground injury to in-form striker Diego Costa. The Brazil-born Spain international has enjoyed the perfect start to his Blues career with two goals in two wins for his new club. But he could now face an extended period on the sidelines after reportedly..." August 28

  • Milan confirm plan to sign Chelsea’s Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel

    The Guardian "Milan are hoping to sign the Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window. Milan want to bring Torres on a season-long loan following the departure of Mario Balotelli to Liverpool, while administrator Adriano Galliani has also confirmed an..." August 27

  • Samuel Eto’o signs two-year deal with Everton

    Pro Soccer Talk "On so many levels, this looks like a perfect fit for both sides. In Samuel Eto’o, Everton gets an versatile striker who will easily adapt to Roberto Martínez’s approach – one whose experience and style of play can help nurture Romelu Lukaku. And in Everton, Samuel Eto’o gets to stay on the fringe..." August 27

  • Chelsea in talks to sign £20m Roma forward Mattia Destro

    Daily Star "Despite adding Diego Costa and Didier Drogba to his ranks this summer, Blues boss Jose Mourinho is still intent on adding to his attacking options. Destro, rated at £20m by Roma, is top of Mourinho's wish list. And the 23-year-old's representative, Claudio Vigorelli, admits Chelsea and Serie..." August 26

  • QPR move for one-time Chelsea, Liverpool and Spurs target Alex McCarthy

    Daily Star "Premier League rivals Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham were linked with a move for the English keeper following the Berkshire club's relegation from the top flight in 2013. McCarthy stuck with the Royals and impressed in the Championship which caught the attention of QPR gaffer Harry..." August 25

  • Chelsea and Man Utd target Paul Pogba set to sign new FIVE-YEAR Juventus deal

    Daily Star "The French midfielder was linked with moves to Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United this summer but he has opted to remain with the Serie A club. According to reports in Italy, Pogba is set to sign a £76k-a-week deal that will run until July 2019. Discussing the 21-year-old's future at..." August 23

  • Chelsea want Roma's Destro but Torres won't go the other way - agent

    The Express "Reports had suggested that Roma were keen to lure Torres to Serie A and both clubs were open to a straight swap involving the strikers. However, Renzo Contratto has rubbished those claims, but can confirm that the Pensioners are keen to sign his client. "It's true that Chelsea are..." August 21

  • Petr Cech prepares for showdown talks with Chelsea

    The Express "Cech was left on the bench in Monday night's opening Premier League win at Burnley, when Belgian World Cup goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was selected ahead of him. Courtois, 22, had a fine game as Chelsea won 3-1, and afterwards Mourinho - who kept his selection a secret right up until the day of..." August 20

  • Marko Marin joins Fiorentina on a season-long loan

    SB Nation "The German attacking midfielder will spend his second straight season out on loan, this time in Italy. Chelsea attacking midfielder Marko Marin will spend the 2014-15 season on loan with Italian side Fiorentina. This is the second straight season in which the German has been loaned out by..." August 18

  • Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool on RED ALERT as Lavezzi's contract talks stall

    Daily Star "The Argentina winger, 29, who joined the Ligue 1 club in 2012 from Napoli after five years in Serie A looks set to leave as the French champions begin a cull to balance the books. PSG were dealt a blow earlier in the summer when they were deemed to have breached Financial Fair Play rules, and..." August 18

  • Jose Mourinho confirms Thibaut Courtois is his new number one. What now for Petr Cech?

    Pro Soccer Talk "On Monday Thibaut Courtois started in Chelsea’s 3-1 win over Burnley to open the Premier League season. The 22-year-old Belgian ‘keeper, who spent the last three seasons on loan at Spanish giants Atletico Madrid and was a key part in their La Liga success, has returned to his parent club and..." August 18

  • Man Utd make DESPERATE £24m offer to beat Chelsea to Mehdi Benatia

    The Express "Reports yesterday suggested that Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini had flown to London to hold talks with Chelsea over a move. But fresh reports coming out of Italy this morning suggest that Sabatini may also have held talks with United. Indeed, it is suggested that the Red Devils have..." August 17

  • Arsene Wenger makes personal plea to PSG's Adrien Rabiot to choose Arsenal over Chelsea

    The Express "Reports in France suggest that PSG have now given Rabiot permission to hold talks with the Gunners over a possible move. And it is suggested that Arsene Wenger has spoken personally to the player to reinforce his desire to bring Rabiot to the Emirates before the start of next month. PSG are..." August 17

  • Roma chief to hold talks with Chelsea over £30m Man Utd target Mehdi Benatia

    The Express "Despite moving for French youngster Kurt Zouma in January, Jose Mourinho is yet to replace David Luiz after the Brazilian moved to Paris St-Germain for £50million. The Blues have already splashed the cash on the likes of Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas and Filipe Luis, but at a press conference held..." August 16

  • Thibaut Courtois gets the nod from Jose Mourinho as Chelsea's No 1 goalkeeper ahead of Petr Cech

    Daily Mail "Paris Saint-Germain, Monaco and Real Madrid are all understood to be keen on signing Cech. They have been waiting to see the outcome of Mourinho’s decision ahead of making a move for the Czech. Courtois has been on loan at Atletico Madrid for the previous three seasons and was part of the..." August 16

  • Chelsea braced for Petr Cech bids from Real Madrid, PSG and Monaco

    Daily Mail "Chelsea are preparing for a sudden flurry of offers for Petr Cech amid fears he is losing his duel with Thibaut Courtois to be first-choice goalkeeper. Jose Mourinho has insisted he will not reveal before Sunday who will start their opening game at Burnley on Monday night. Neither has been..." August 15

  • Chelsea ARE in talks with Roma over £30m move for Man Utd target Mehdi Benatia

    The Express "Jose Mourinho yesterday vehemently denied that the Blues were in the race for Benatia. But reports in Italy are adamant that talks have been held between the Stamford Bridge outfit and Roma. While no official bid has been made it is suggested that talks are ongoing. That news will come as..." August 14

  • Chelsea set to land £30m Mehdi Benatia

    Daily Star "Boss Jose Mourinho wants to strengthen his defence with a move for highly-rated French-born Moroccan international. Benatia, 27, is also being chased by Manchester United, but Chelsea are ready to seal the deal this week ahead of their first game at Burnley on Monday. The west Londoners..." August 12

  • Chelsea striker Didier Drogba could be out of action for up to FOUR months with ankle injury

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea are sweating on the fitness of Didier Drogba amid fears that the striker could be out for up to four months with an ankle injury. The Blues have responded by insisting the prognosis for the Ivory Coast marksman is “a matter of weeks and not months”. But there are still concerns that..." August 12

  • Liverpool considering move for Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o

    The Guardian "Liverpool are considering a move for the veteran Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o as they look to increase Brendan Rodgers’ forward options before the transfer deadline. The 33-year-old is a free agent having been released by Chelsea at the end of last season and has held talks with Ajax over a..." August 11

  • Drogba injury concern for Chelsea

    ESPN FC "Didier Drogba looks likely to miss the start of Chelsea's Premier League campaign after suffering an ankle injury. Drogba, 36, limped out of Chelsea's 2-1 friendly win over Ferencvaros in Budapest on Sunday -- his first start since rejoining the club -- with a twisted ankle. Media reports..." August 11

  • Everton set to confirm Christian Atsu loan move from Chelsea but David Henen talks stall

    Daily Mail "Everton expect to formally announce the signing of Christian Atsu from Chelsea on loan on Monday but their discussions with Anderlecht over teenage forward David Henen have hit an impasse. Henen tweeted: 'I hope I can announce some good news later this week but if there's no agreement I wont..." August 11

  • Chelsea looking to hijack Man Utd's £30m Mehdi Benatia move

    The Express "The powerful centre-back is highly rated in the Serie A, and played a huge part in Roma's second-place finish last season behind champions Juventus. Louis Van Gaal is a huge fan of the 27-year-old, and has upped his interest after failing to land Arsenal's Thomas Vermaelen, who looks set to..." August 10

  • Arsenal CLOSING IN on Manchester United and Chelsea target

    Daily Star "According to reports, the Gunners are close to signing PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot. Reports in France claim that the north London side have opened talks with the French champions over a possible £8m deal for the 19-year-old. Rabiot's future at the Parc des Princes is very..." August 08

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