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  • Is Eden Hazard ready to become Real Madrid’s newest superstar?

    Sky Sports "Eden Hazard is embarking on a new adventure with Real Madrid but the expectations are high. The club needs a new hero and only greatness will be good enough, writes Adam Bate. There is one room in particular within the bowels of the Bernabeu that leaves a lasting impression during the..." July 19

  • Should Chelsea risk not selling Callum Hudson-Odoi?

    Pro Soccer Talk "With Chelsea likely unable to sign any new players this summer, the club’s biggest decision before the close of the European transfer windows in early September is whether it can hold onto one of its rising stars. It took Maurizio Sarri months, but he finally..." July 15

  • Bayern Munich prepare new £45m bid for Callum Hudson-Odoi

    Daily Mail "Bayern Munich will not give up their interest in signing Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi and are expected to make a new £45million bid this week. That figure represents £10m increase on the offer they made on transfer deadline day in January. Bayern sporting director..." July 14

  • Frank Lampard wants Ashley Cole on Chelsea coaching staff

    Metro "Frank Lampard wants Ashley Cole to join his coaching staff at Chelsea, according to reports. The new Chelsea boss has already formed most of his team, with Jody Morris his assistant head coach, Chris Jones joining as a first-team coach and Eddie Newton and Joe Edwards making up some..." July 08

  • Callum Hudson-Odoi Can Be Central for Chelsea and England, Says Frank Lampard

    Bleacher Report "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has backed Callum Hudson-Odoi to be a central figure for club and country following a period of speculation suggesting the Blues winger could leave Stamford Bridge. Chelsea academy graduate Hudson-Odoi is in the final year of his deal..." July 07

  • Atletico ready to pay £50m for Morata - after Chelsea handed them ultimatum: 'buy him or we'll take him back!'

    Daily Mail "Atletico Madrid are reportedly preparing a bid for Alvaro Morata after being told to pay £50m to keep him from returning to Chelsea. Last week, the Blues issued an ultimatum demanding a permanent transfer this summer or a recall from his 18-month loan..." July 05

  • Arjen Robben: Former Chelsea and Bayern Munich winger retires at 35

    BBC "Former Bayern Munich and Chelsea winger Arjen Robben has retired at the age of 35. The ex-Netherlands international, whose Bayern contract expired in June, was hampered by injuries last season. Robben also played for Real Madrid and PSV, having started his career at Dutch..." July 04

  • Chelsea appoint club legend Lampard as coach

    ESPN "Chelsea have appointed club legend and all-time top scorer Frank Lampard as their new head coach. Lampard was identified as the preferred choice to succeed Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge despite having only one year of managerial experience at Derby, whom he led to the..." July 04

  • Frank Lampard to become Chelsea boss by Thursday

    Sky Sports "Frank Lampard will be confirmed as the new Chelsea manager by Thursday, Sky Sports News understands. It is believed the 41-year-old has been seeking assurances about owner Roman Abramovich's expectations and the club's plans once FIFA's transfer embargo..." July 03

  • Chelsea insist Atletico Madrid must pay £50m for Alvaro Morata or they will recall him from loan

    The Telegraph "Chelsea have warned Atletico Madrid they are ready to cancel Alvaro Morata’s loan and call him back if the Spaniards do not make the move permanent this summer. Morata joined Atletico on an 18-month loan in January, but Chelsea have the option to recall the striker early in this..." June 29

  • Chelsea plan to announce Frank Lampard as new boss

    The Sun "CHELSEA plan to announce Frank Lampard as their new boss before the players return for pre-season training. The squad are due to report back at Cobham next Friday before flying out to Dublin for two matches and then Japan for another double header. And unless there is a..." June 29

  • Chelsea close to sealing Mateo Kovacic signing in £45m deal with Real Madrid

    The Guardian "Chelsea are poised to complete the permanent signing of Real Madrid’s Mateo Kovacic for a fee which could rise to €50m (£44.8m) with add-ons. The Croat spent last season on loan at Stamford Bridge and, as part of that deal, is allowed to join the club despite a transfer..." June 27

  • How Bayern Munich target Callum Hudson-Odoi's injury is bad for Chelsea in transfer market

    Express "The Bavarians bid for the English youngster four times in January as they looked to prise him away from Stamford Bridge. Hudson-Odoi had received limited game time from his manager Maurizio Sarri, causing him to grow frustrated. But now Bayern Munich have taken a slight back..." June 26

  • Chelsea get permission from Derby to speak to Frank Lampard

    Metro "Chelsea have been given permission from Derby County to hold talks with Frank Lampard. The 41-year-old, who made 648 appearances in 13 years as a player for Chelsea, is at the top of the club’s shortlist of candidates to replace Maurizio Sarri. Sarri left Chelsea to..." June 25

  • Chelsea target to receive mega incentive to snub Blues return

    Daily Star "DERBY have put together a whopping £10m contract to try and keep Frank Lampard out of Chelsea's clutches. Lampard is currently on holiday on the French Riviera but will have the deal slapped in front of him the minute he lands back on home soil. Derby owner Mel..." June 23

  • Everton want Kurt Zouma back: Chelsea's stance on defender's future revealed

    Daily Star "EVERTON want Kurt Zouma back at Goodison Park on a permanent basis – but will Chelsea entertain a sale? For years, Zouma was considered the future at Chelsea. Former boss Jose Mourinho once saw him and John Stones forming the club’s long-term central defensive..." June 22

  • Chelsea bring Cech ‘back home’ and hope he will work closely with Lampard

    The Guardian "Petr Cech has returned to Chelsea as technical and performance adviser with the intention of working closely with the director Marina Granovskaia and the Europa League winners’ prospective new head coach, Frank Lampard. Chelsea hope to make more progress on securing Lampard from..." June 22

  • Jorginho ready to quit Chelsea after just one year to join Maurizio Sarri at Juventus

    Metro "Chelsea midfielder Jorginho is ready to quit the club less than 12 months after moving to Stamford Bridge in order to reunite with Maurizio Sarri at Juventus. The Italy international left Napoli for Chelsea last summer to join Sarri in west London but underwhelmed in his debut..." June 21

  • Fernando Torres retires from football after 18-year career

    The Guardian "The former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has announced his retirement from football. The 35-year-old Spaniard, who has been playing in Japan for Sagan Tosu since leaving Atlético Madrid last year, scored 81 goals across four seasons with Liverpool..." June 21

  • Chelsea appoint Petr Cech as technical advisor

    ESPN "Chelsea have welcomed former goalkeeper Petr Cech back to Stamford Bridge in the role of technical and performance advisor. Cech will assume some of the responsibilities once held by Michael Emenalo, who resigned as Chelsea technical director in November 2017 and was not..." June 21

  • Chelsea still have NOT made contact with Derby to make Frank Lampard new manager

    Daily Mail "Derby chairman Mel Morris is growing increasingly impatient with Chelsea as the Championship club brace for an official approach for manager Frank Lampard. As of Friday morning there had still been no contact almost a week after Maurizio Sarri completed his move..." June 21

  • Maurizio Sarri admits having 'Eden Hazard issues' as new Juventus boss takes Chelsea swipe

    Daily Mirror "Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea couldn't play his so-called 'Sarri-ball' as he took a swipe at his former side. The Italian left the Blues after leading them to third place in the Premier League and a Europa League success - albeit after a campaign where he..." June 20

  • Chelsea expect to agree Frank Lampard deal this week with new manager set for three-year contract

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea are hoping to conclude negotiations to make Frank Lampard their new manager by the end of the week. Lampard is the club’s first choice to succeed Maurizio Sarri and they want to have him in place as soon as possible. Derby, who will..." June 19

  • Chelsea unwilling to meet Willian's contract demands as negotiations rumble on

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea are still in talks with Willian over a new contract following reports they have rejected £35million bids from Barcelona and Atletico Madrid for the winger. Willian, who turns 31 in August, has just 12 months left on his current deal and wants a..." June 18

  • Rangers boss Steven Gerrard rejects Derby approach as Chelsea look to Frank Lampard

    Express "Liverpool legend Gerrard turned down the offer from the Rams who seem resigned to losing current boss Frank Lampard to Chelsea. It has been heavily speculated that the Blues are lining up Lampard for the top job at Stamford Bridge following Maurizio Sarri’s move..." June 18

  • Report: Chelsea Reject Willian Transfer Bids from Barcelona, Atletico Madrid

    Bleacher Report "Chelsea have reportedly rejected bids for Brazil winger Willian, with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid each said to have offered £35 million. Sky Sports News reported the Blues rebuffed the offers even though Willian, 30, is entering the final..." June 17

  • Sources: Chelsea to offer Frank Lampard 3-year deal

    ESPN "Chelsea will make a formal approach to Derby County for manager Frank Lampard this week and want to offer their former midfielder a three-year contract to succeed Maurizio Sarri, sources have told ESPN FC. Sarri's departure to take over at Juventus was confirmed Sunday, with..." June 17

  • Maurizio Sarri is the new Juventus coach

    Juventus "After an excellent season on the Blues bench, in which he led the club to a third-place finish in the Premier League and reach the EFL Cup final. The ultimate high during his tenure in London was when he led Chelsea to the Europa League final, before going on to being..." June 16

  • Lampard will be Chelsea boss and wants Drogba in backroom team… but there’s no job for Terry as Zola fears axe

    The Sun "FRANK LAMPARD will be appointed Chelsea boss after a dramatic day at Stamford Bridge. And he wants club legend Didier Drogba as part of his backroom staff. SunSport can reveal Maurizio Sarri turned down an 11th-hour plea to stay after saying he felt “violated” by..." June 15

  • Frank Lampard deal will cost Chelsea £4m in compensation

    Sky Sports "Derby will demand £4m in compensation if Chelsea are to take Frank Lampard as their new manager - though there is a clause in his contract which allows him to move, Sky Sports News understands. Chelsea are yet to make a formal approach, but Derby are bracing themselves for that..." June 14

  • Maurizio Sarri deal agreed between Juventus and Chelsea

    Sky Sports "Juventus have reached an agreement with Chelsea over a deal for Maurizio Sarri, according to Sky in Italy. No official confirmation has yet been received from Chelsea but Sarri is expected to sign a three-year deal to become the new boss of the Serie A champions on..." June 13

  • Premier League 2019-20 schedule announced

    Pro Soccer Talk "The 2019-20 Premier League schedule has been announced. That’s right, we are less than two months away from it all kicking off once again. Let’s do this. The season kicks off on Friday August 9 as Liverpool host Norwich City at Anfield, while reigning..." June 13

  • Chelsea REFUSE to let Sarri join Juventus until compensation demands as boss still has two years left on contract

    Daily Mail "Chelsea are ready to dig in over Maurizio Sarri and keep Juventus waiting to appoint him as their new manager. The Blues are in no rush to finalise Sarri's situation and are prepared to let the current uncertainty continue. While Juve are trying to secure..." June 13

  • Chelsea may offer Frank Lampard head coach job as alternative options are unavailable or out of reach

    The Telegraph "helsea may be faced with little option but to offer Frank Lampard an earlier than anticipated return to the club as head coach. Maurizio Sarri’s return to Italy with Juventus will be confirmed once compensation is finally agreed, leaving Chelsea to hunt for his..." June 12

  • Maurizio Sarri deal to trigger Frank Lampard approach from Chelsea

    Sky Sports "Chelsea and Juventus remain in talks over a Maurizio Sarri compensation package - with any deal set to trigger a move for Frank Lampard. Juventus are trying to negotiate a deal without the need for compensation, but Chelsea are holding out for the majority of the final year of..." June 12

  • Chelsea begin talks to appoint Rafa Benitez as Maurizio Sarri’s replacement

    Metro "Chelsea have begun talks with Rafa Benitez as the club want to appoint him as Maurizio Sarri’s replacement, according to reports. Benitez’s current contract with Newcastle United is due to expire at the end of the month and an agreement over a new deal has not been..." June 11

  • Chelsea staff 'in disagreement' over who should be next manager after Maurizio Sarri's exit

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea staff appear conflicted about which manager they want to take the reigns at Stamford Bridge if, as expected, Maurizio Sarri departs this summer. Sarri looks all but certain to return to his native Italy to join Juventus after the Serie A champions named him as their..." June 10

  • Maurizio Sarri set to sign three-year deal with Juventus

    The Guardian "Maurizio Sarri is set to join Juventus on a three-year contract after securing his release from Chelsea. The Italian’s agent, Fali Ramadani, met with the Premier League club on Friday and came to an agreement with the Chelsea hierarchy that means Sarri is free to join Juventus...." June 08

  • Real Madrid Confirm Signing of Eden Hazard From Chelsea on 5-Year Deal

    90 Min "Real Madrid have completed the signing of winger Eden Hazard from Chelsea for a reported fee of around £88.5m, rising to £130m in add-ons. The Belgian has been linked with Los Blancos for what feels like an eternity, and ?he said his goodbyes to Blues fans after..." June 07

  • Sources: Real's £88.5m bid for Eden Hazard accepted

    ESPN "Eden Hazard is set to sign for Real Madrid after Chelsea accepted an offer of £88.5 million plus significant add-ons that could take the deal to the £130m mark, sources have told ESPN FC. Though the initial fee for Hazard is significantly below Chelsea's original..." June 06

  • Real Madrid to sign Eden Hazard after agreeing a fee with Chelsea

    The Guardian "Eden Hazard is set to join Real Madrid after the Spanish club agreed a fee in the region of €100m (£88.5m) plus add-ons with Chelsea. The 28-year-old said after Chelsea won the Europa League final against Arsenal that “I think it is a goodbye, but in football you..." June 05

  • Chelsea demanding £5.3m for Maurizio Sarri from Juventus

    Sky Sports "Maurizio Sarri's move to Juventus has stalled with Chelsea demanding the Serie A champions pay the Italian's £5.3m release clause, Sky in Italy understands. The 60-year-old had been expecting to be released by Chelsea ahead of a return to his homeland, having recently..." June 05

  • Eden Hazard to Real Madrid transfer talks collapse as Chelsea refuse to compromise on fee

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea look certain to lose Eden Hazard to Real Madrid despite face-to-face talks between the two clubs collapsing over the fee. Hazard, whose contract expires next year, wanted a switch done before reporting for international duty with Belgium on Tuesday,..." June 05

  • Callum Hudson-Odoi Reportedly Set to Sign 5-Year Chelsea Contract

    Bleacher Report "Callum Hudson-Odoi is reportedly set to sign a five-year contract with Chelsea.  According to Simon Johnson of the Evening Standard, the Blues "have made a major breakthrough in negotiations" with the winger, who could be handed a deal worth..." June 05

  • Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri longs for Italy return amid Juventus speculation

    Sky Sports "Maurizio Sarri concedes it has been a difficult year for him at Chelsea and admits he has a desire to return home to his native Italy. In his first season at Stamford Bridge, Sarri secured Chelsea a return to the Champions League by finishing third in the Premier League, before..." June 04

  • Why Philippe Coutinho isn’t keen on joining Man Utd or Chelsea as Barcelona prepare to sell

    Metro "Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho is reluctant about returning to the Premier League amid interest from both Manchester United and Chelsea and prefers a move to PSG. The Brazilian has struggled to live up to his enormous price tag in a disappointing season for the Catalan club,..." June 03

  • No money to sign anyone other than Eden Hazard and with no buyers for Bale, Rodriguez, Isco or Asensio

    Daily Mail "Zinedine Zidane is just over a month away from welcoming back his Real Madridplayers to pre-season training - and he is set to have the same old faces staring back at him. Madrid lured the French coach back to the club by promising him a major clear-out in the..." June 03

  • Maurizio Sarri expects to be released by Chelsea ahead of proposed Juventus move

    Sky Sports "Maurizio Sarri expects to be released from his Chelsea contract, paving the way for him to take over as Juventus manager, Sky in Italy understands. In his first season at Stamford Bridge, Sarri secured Chelsea a return to the Champions League by sealing a third-placed Premier League..." June 03

  • Eden Hazard transfer: Real Madrid and Chelsea €20m apart in their valuations of Belgium star

    The Independent "Real Madrid have begun negotiations with Chelsea for the transfer of Eden Hazard, according to a report in Spain, with the two clubs at least €20m (£17.6m) apart on their valuation of the Belgian. Chelsea are holding out for €120m (£106m), reports AS, but..." June 03

  • Juventus preparing compensation package to prise Maurizio Sarri from Stamford Bridge

    Independent Mail "Juventus are understood to be preparing a compensation package to prise Maurizio Sarri away from Chelsea. The Italian giants want Blues boss Sarri to replace Massimiliano Allegri in Turin, and must now stump up in the region of £5million to secure their top..." June 02