Chelsea Rumors & News

  • Diego Costa to play in mask after breaking nose in Chelsea training

    ESPN FC "Diego Costa is available to face Newcastle despite breaking his nose in training, but Alexandre Pato is not yet fit to feature for Chelsea as he works through his "second week of his preseason," interim manager Guus Hiddink revealed. Costa, who is Chelsea's only fully fit senior striker as Loic..." February 12

  • Gonzalo Higuain rejected Chelsea move after striker was told he was not guaranteed to start ahead of Diego Costa

    Daily Mail "Gonzalo Higuaín rejected a January move to Chelsea because he was not guaranteed the role as first-choice striker. Sportsmail can reveal Blues officials sounded out the Argentina striker about a January switch to Stamford Bridge. Chelsea were willing to offer in-excess of £40million to land..." February 12

  • Roman Abramovich wants to make Antonio Conte or Massimiliano Allegri the next Chelsea manager

    Metro "French publication Le 10 Sport have responded to various links about coaches linked to the Chelsea job. Diego Simeone, Manuel Pellegrini, Mark Hughes, Claudio Ranieri, Didier Deschamps and Jorge Sampaoli have all been touted as possible contenders. " February 12

  • Chelsea put Loic Remy's £11m China move on hold until after PSG and Manchester City ties

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea are unlikely to consider selling Loic Remy to the Chinese Super League until after their clashes with Paris St Germain and Manchester City next week. Big-spending Shanghai Shenhua and Hebei Fortune are both pushing to sign the striker before the transfer window closes in China on..." February 11

  • Chelsea ready to seal transfer of PSG star Blaise Matuidi

    Metro "Chelsea have been monitoring the situation of Paris Saint-Germain star Blaise Matuidi, reports say. The Blues are hunting for a new midfielder as they look to replace Ramires. The Brazilian moved to China at the end of the January window and Chelsea are now ready to spend the cash raised in..." February 11

  • John Terry would be a hit in Qatar says Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola

    Sky Sports "Gianfranco Zola believes former Chelsea team-mate John Terry would be a huge hit in Qatar if he decides to end his time at Stamford Bridge. Blues skipper Terry has hinted he may be off in the summer after failing to receive an offer of a new deal following 18 years with the Londoners. The..." February 11

  • Chelsea braced for new transfer raid from China as Shanghai Shenhua want Loic Remy

    Daily Mirror "The Blues recently sold Ramires to Jiangsu Suning and now his striker team-mate is wanted by the club that signed Didier Drogba back in 2012. Chelsea's Loic Remy is the latest player targeted for a move to the Chinese Super League. Shanghai Shenhua - who tempted Demba Ba, the man Remy..." February 10

  • Juventus eye Manuel Pellegrini to replace Chelsea target Massimiliano Allegri

    The Express "City’s Chilean manager has already revealed that he will be leaving the club at the end of this season to be replaced by Pep Guardiola. But Pellegrini, who steered City to the Premier League title in 2014, is sure to be in demand across Europe and has already been linked with a move to..." February 09

  • Chelsea launch 'truly fantastic' offer to make Massimiliano Allegri their next manager

    The Express "Galeone is described as Allegri's mentor by the Italian media having worked with the Juventus manager at Pescara. And he believes the 48-year-old will move to west London in the summer. “If I were Allegri, I would even walk there – and I think he will,” Galeone told Radio Radio. “Allegri is..." February 09

  • Premier League clubs have a duty to look after supporters

    Daily Mail "If you hit the jackpot on the lottery this week, what is the first thing you would do? I’d say you would go straight to your mum and dad and make sure they were looked after. They are the constants in your life, the ones providing support when it is most needed. Could you imagine reaching a..." February 09

  • Massimiliano Allegri to Chelsea: Juventus tell Roman Abramovich to forget about hiring Italian coach

    London Evening Standard "Allegri has become one of the favourites for the post after Chelsea missed out on their first choice target Pep Guardiola to Manchester City. Diego Simeone is also high up on the wish-list, but the Argentine is going to take some convincing to leave Atletico Madrid. The La Liga club's president..." February 09

  • Chelsea hold talks with Antonio Conte to replace interim boss Guus Hiddink

    The Express "ANTONIO CONTE held talks with Chelsea representatives in London last week as the search for a new manager at Stamford Bridge hots up. Italy coach Conte is out of contract at the end of the European Championships and has yet to be offered a new deal. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has made..." February 06

  • John Terry’s stand-off with Chelsea continues as captain tells club ‘I’m not happy with you’

    The Sun "JOHN TERRY has told the Chelsea board: “You may not be happy with me but I’m not happy with you either.” The Blues skipper caught the club on the hop last weekend when he revealed he was not being offered a new contract. Chelsea felt their veteran centre-back had jumped the gun and spoken..." February 06

  • Blues rejected Oscar bid of £57MILLION from Jiangsu Suning as Great Haul of China continues

    The Sun "But the big-spending Far East side will come back for the Brazilian star, 24, at the end of the season. Jiangsu rocked world football last month when they splashed £25m to sign Ramires from the Blues. And last night they dashed Liverpool’s hopes of landing Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Alex..." February 05

  • Arsenal should move for John Terry if Chelsea go through with ‘mad’ decision

    London Evening Standard "John has said he couldn’t play against Chelsea, after more than 15 years of service at the club he loves, but I remember Frank Lampard saying something similar and he ended up at Manchester City. I thought John would get another year. Chelsea obviously haven’t had anything like the season they..." February 05

  • Diego Costa at the centre of more controversy after clash with Juan Carlos Paredes

    The Telegraph "Diego Costa was the centre of attention once again as Guus Hiddink accused Watford defender Juan Carlos Paredes of punching the Chelsea striker and Troy Deeney admitted he will have words with his team-mate for play-acting after the clash with the Spain international. But, despite receiving the..." February 04

  • Atletico Madrid president confirms they want Diego Costa transfer from Chelsea

    Metro "Costa, 27, has been largely successful since swapping the Vicente Calderon for Stamford Bridge in 2014, having scored 30 goals in little over a season and a half at Chelsea. It’s claimed that the striker hasn’t settled in London, though, and is believed to be open to a return to Spain, having..." February 04

  • Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri agrees four-year Chelsea deal after Pep Guardiola snub

    The Express "The Premier League champions have been in the market for a new manager since the sacking of Jose Mourinho in December. The Portuguese was dismissed after a disastrous start to Chelsea's title defence and was replaced with interim boss Guus Hiddink, who will remain in charge until the summer." February 04

  • Chelsea and Tottenham Wembley groundshare moves closer as FA clear calendar

    Metro "The FA is reportedly clearing its calendar to host both Chelsea and Tottenham at Wembley Stadium during the 2017/18 season. With Stamford Bridge and White Hart Lane being redeveloped, the London rivals need new homes while the building work is done. The Blues have agreed a £20million-a-year..." February 03

  • Man United and Chelsea both made last-ditch attempts to snatch Pep Guardiola from Man City

    Daily Star "United and Chelsea both spoke to Guardiola’s representatives to try and convince him to join. But the Spaniard kept his word and has agreed a three-year contract to take charge of City in the summer. United denied reports they had met Guardiola in a Paris hotel recently. But Sir Alex..." February 02

  • Hiddink: “The door is not shut” on John Terry remaining at Chelsea

    Pro Soccer Talk "John Terry‘s time at Chelsea isn’t over just yet, for neither the very immediate future nor slightly-longer-term future, according to interim Blues manager Guus Hiddink, who on Tuesday revealed a final decision on the captain’s future has not been made from the club’s part. While Terry said on..." February 02

  • Chelsea eye surprise swoop for Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini after Pep Guardiola failure

    The Express "Chelsea and Manchester United both sounded out Guardiola, but City yesterday confirmed football's worst-kept secret by announcing that the 44-year-old Spaniard will take over as their boss this summer. Chelsea are now believed to be considering Pellegrini as a replacement for Jose Mourinho,..." February 02

  • Chelsea ace set to join PSV after £18.2million deal agreed

    The Express "Van Ginkel signed a season-long loan deal with Stoke last summer and has played 21 times for Mark Hughes's side so far this season. But the midfielder feels his chances at Stoke could become limited with Imbula's imminent arrival. And the Daily Mail claim he could now join Eredivisie..." February 01

  • Chelsea reject shock transfer bid from Atletico Madrid to buy Diego Costa back after 18 months

    Daily Mirror "The £32million striker, 27, has scored six goals in his last six games and has returned to form since Jose Mourinho was replaced by Guus Hiddink in December. Madrid boss Diego Simeone signed Jackson Martinez from Porto last summer but the Colombia forward has scored just three goals in 22..." February 01

  • John Terry to leave Chelsea: One-club man will leave Stamford Bridge in summer, but where will he end up?

    The Sun "Frank Lampard, David Beckham and Steven Gerrard — the core of that England team that showed so much promise in the early 2000s — have all moved Stateside. And a reunion with fellow Chelsea legend Lampard at New York City could be on the cards — especially as they are in dire need of a defensive..." February 01

  • Chelsea to release John Terry at the end of the season

    London Evening Standard "John Terry has confirmed he will leave Chelsea at the end of the season after the club chose not to renew his contract. The Blues skipper told reporters after Chelsea's 5-1 FA Cup win over MK Dons on Sunday that he will be released by the champions following the club's decision not to offer him..." January 31

  • Atletico Madrid offer Blues Jackson Martinez in desperate attempt to land Diego Costa

    The Sun "ATLETICO MADRID are offering hitman Jackson Martinez to Chelsea in a desperate bid to land Diego Costa before Monday’s transfer deadline. Sunsport understands Atletico boss Diego Simeone is keen to bring back unsettled Costa who’s found form again since Guus Hiddink replaced Jose..." January 30

  • Chelsea aiming to keep John Terry at Stamford Bridge post-retirement

    Metro "Chelsea are reportedly in talks with John Terry about keeping the club legend at the club after his retirement. As well as negotiating a one-year deal to extend his playing days, the Blues are keen to keep the former England international as a coach or ambassador once he has hung up his..." January 30

  • Chelsea monitoring Alvaro Morata during January transfer window

    Metro "Chelsea are monitoring Juventus striker Alvaro Morata during the January transfer window, according to reports in Spain. Morata has scored 20 goals in 74 appearances for the Old Lady since joining the Serie A outfit from Real Madrid in 2014. Calcio Mercato say the Blues are keeping close..." January 30

  • Chelsea set to sell star to Leicester after striker fee agreed

    Daily Star "The Foxes were thought to want the player on loan. But it’s now been claimed an £11.5m fee has been agreed for the French striker. Newcastle were interested in bringing Remy back to St James’ Park, but they now look to have missed out." January 30

  • U.S. international Matt Miazga finalizing deal with Chelsea

    Sporting News "U.S. international defender Matt Miazga is completing a deal with Premier League powerhouse Chelsea, coach Guus Hiddink confirmed Friday. "He is a promising player," Hiddink told reporters. "We’re not rushing but he will be one of the squad members for the future. (He is a) young guy,..." January 30

  • Chelsea signing Alexandre Pato is not a gamble, says Guus Hiddink

    The Guardian "Alexandre Pato completed his six-month loan move to Chelsea from the Brazilian club Corinthians on Friday after attending a work permit hearing in London, with Guus Hiddink insisting the transfer does not represent a gamble. Pato, who enjoyed a productive spell at Milan earlier in his career,..." January 29

  • Chelsea set sights on Italy's Antonio Conte as long-term replacement for Jose Mourinho

    Daily Mail "Italy manager Antonio Conte has emerged as the leading candidate for the Chelsea job as the club close in on their search for Jose Mourinho’s long-term replacement. Conte is understood to have met with club officials before Christmas and is ready to leave the Italian national team to manage in..." January 29

  • Chelsea ready to make January Jamie Vardy deal

    ESPN FC "Chelsea remain unbeaten under Guus Hiddink with Diego Costa rediscovering some of his star snarl power of late, but the Premier League champions need some morale-boosting additions -- along with Alexandre Pato -- to make a realistic assault on the top four. The Mirror reports that the Blues are..." January 28

  • Mark Hughes in Chelsea’s sights after Stoke transformation

    The Guardian "Chelsea’s initial discussions aimed at securing a permanent successor to José Mourinho have led them to consider the credentials of Mark Hughes as manager, along with those of more established targets such as Diego Simeone, Antonio Conte and Massimiliano Allegri. The champions will complete..." January 28

  • Chelsea enter negotiations to sign Real Madrid star

    Daily Star "According to Spanish publication Fichajes, Chelsea have made contact with Real Madrid to try and manoeuvre a deal. The Blues have conceded 34 Premier League goals this season and manager Guus Hiddink believes Carvajal could solve their defensive frailties. His role under manager Zinedine..." January 28

  • Chelsea's Gary Cahill eyes shock Stamford Bridge exit amid England concerns for Euro 2016

    The Express "The defender has not played in the Premier League since Boxing Day and, with John Stones and Chris Smalling, regulars for Everton and Manchester United respectively, pushing him for his place in Roy Hodgson's squad, the man who captained his country as recently as October is worried he may not..." January 28

  • Report: Chelsea at risk of transfer ban for fielding under-18 player

    The Score "Chelsea could face a transfer ban after revelations that the club fielded Burkina Faso international Bertrand Traore in friendlies while he was a minor, according to the Guardian's Dominic Fifield. The Blues deny the the allegations, arguing there was an "option agreement" in place that allowed..." January 27

  • Chelsea set for £25m transfer after agreeing fee for Brazil ace

    The Express "The move will become the highest transfer fee paid in China and comes just months after Ramires signed a new four-year contract. The Brazil midfielder has started just seven Premier League games this term but was pivotal in helping Jose Mourinho's side win the title last season. " January 26

  • Chelsea close in on loan signing Alexandre Pato as they look to add firepower for Champions League campaign

    Daily Mail "Chelsea were finalising a deal for 26-year-old Brazil forward Alexandre Pato on Sunday night. The Premier League champions hope to increase their firepower — particularly for their European campaign — by taking the striker on loan from Corinthians, with a possible permanent switch to..." January 25

  • Barcelona, Real Madrid and Chelsea set for £50m battle to sign Everton's John Stones

    Daily Mail "John Stones will be at centre of a £50m transfer scramble in the summer, with Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester City and Chelsea all keen to sign him. Everton turned down the opportunity to sell their highly-rated centre half last summer, rejecting a £38million bid from Chelsea. But the..." January 24

  • Chelsea weigh up loan swoop for Brazil ace

    Daily Star "CHELSEA want Paris St-Germain centre-half Thiago Silva on loan. The struggling champions have conceded 34 goals in 22 Premier League games and have tried both Kurt Zouma and Gary Cahill alongside skipper John Terry. They’ve been linked with Everton’s John Stones and PSG’s other Brazilian..." January 24

  • Massimiliano Allegri is Chelsea's top choice as boss

    The Sun "CHELSEA have made Max Allegri their top target to take over as manager next summer. SunSport understands the Blues contacted the Juventus coach and his representatives at the start of this month as Roman Abramovich gets serious about their boss hunt. " January 23

  • Chelsea set to announce deal for international defender

    The Express "The right back's previous deal was set to expire in the summer, but his recent upturn in form has seen him rewarded with a new contract. His new deal is in line with the Blues' policy to offer players aged over 30 no more than single year extensions. It is believed to match his current wage..." January 22

  • Chelsea facing an uphill battle to convince midfielder Nemanja Matic to stay at Stamford Bridge

    Daily Mail "Chelsea face a battle to convince Nemanja Matic he has a future at Stamford Bridge. Question marks are hovering over several players such as Pedro, Diego Costa, Oscar and Eden Hazard with all unsettled by the way this season has gone. Matic was described as a 'monster' by previous boss Jose..." January 22

  • Chelsea flop eyeing stunning exit after just five months at the club

    Daily Star "The Spanish international has struggled in the Premier League since joining from Barcelona in August for £21m. He has scored just three goals in 24 games and was hauled off at half-time by interim boss Guus Hiddink after gifting West Brom a goal in the 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge last..." January 21

  • Saido Berahino a target of Spurs, Newcastle, Chelsea and Stoke - Sky sources

    Sky Sports "Tottenham, Newcastle, Chelsea and Stoke City are seriously interested in signing striker Saido Berahino, according to Sky sources. Enquiries have been made about the England U21 striker, but the Baggies are yet to receive a concrete offer from any club. Berahino has been out of favour under..." January 21

  • Chelsea agree personal terms with Alexandre Pato but clubs yet to finalise deal

    The Telegraph "Alexandre Pato has agreed to a move to Chelsea and is now just waiting to see if the Stamford Bridge club finalise a deal with Corinthians. As first revealed by Telegraph Sport, Chelsea have been in talks with Pato since last week and are interested in taking the Brazilian as a replacement for..." January 20

  • Chelsea fear losing Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois, Diego Costa and Oscar in summer exodus

    The Sun "The Blues are scared poor results, a fractured dressing room and no Champions League football next term will cost them this summer. There is also the uncertainty over who will eventually succeed interim boss Guus Hiddink in the dugout. It leaves Chelsea expecting a fight to keep striker..." January 20

  • Chelsea 'interested in Ezequiel Lavezzi of Paris Saint-Germain

    Sky Sports "Chelsea are interested in signing Paris Saint-Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi, according to Sky in Italy. The 30-year-old Argentina international's contract with the French champions expires in the summer. Sky in Italy understand the player's agent, Alejandro Mazzoni, is in London today and..." January 20

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