Chelsea Rumors & News

  • Jose Mourinho: John Terry WILL be a Chelsea player next season

    The Express "But the manager has said he will not stand in goalkeeper Petr Cech’s way if he decides to leave the club at the end of this campaign – although it will take a “huge fee” to prise the goalkeeper away. Terry, 34, captained Chelsea to victory in the Capital One Cup final at Wembley on Sunday as..." March 03

  • Chelsea transfer news: Jose Mourinho considers move for Brad Friedel - aged 44

    The Telegraph "Brad Friedel and Robert Green are the shock names on the contingency plan Chelsea are drawing up for life without goalkeeper Petr Cech. Cech collected his 12th Chelsea winners’ medal on Sunday after he was preferred to Thibaut Courtois for the Capital One Cup final victory over Tottenham..." March 03

  • Chelsea will face an impossible task when John Terry leaves

    Daily Mail "John Terry is going to cause Chelsea a huge problem in the future and the cost to fix it will be enormous. There will come a point one day when Jose Mourinho is no longer able to rely on his captain and, privately, he will be dreading when that time comes. The term to describe Terry’s influence..." March 03

  • Arsenal, Man Utd, Liverpool and Chelsea ROCKED as Inter Milan RULE OUT selling Icardi

    Daily Star "Icardi, 22, has been in stunning form for Roberto Mancini's side this season, scoring 14 goals in 25 league appearances. His impressive performances for the Nerazzzuri has seen him attract interest from a host of Europe's top clubs, including Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and..." March 03

  • Chelsea players allowed 20 minutes to celebrate, says Jose Mourinho after Capital One Cup victory

    The Independent "Jose Mourinho said his Chelsea players were allowed just 20 minutes to celebrate after their Capital One Cup final victory. Chelsea saw off Tottenham with a goal from John Terry and a Kyle Walker own goal, having withstood a barrage of Spurs pressure for much of the game. Mourinho, whose..." March 02

  • Manchester City could turn to Guardiola as Pellegrini fails to keep pace with Chelsea

    The Express "Whether the head-shaking reaction to this defeat of City chief executive Ferran Soriano was significant remains to be seen but the spectre of Pep Guardiola continues to loom large over the Etihad Stadium. When City's demanding Abu Dhabi hierarchy conduct their end of season review, the key..." March 02

  • Jose Mourinho: Tottenham wanted me in 2007 but I could NEVER manage them

    Daily Mail "Jose Mourinho has said that he could never manage Tottenham out of respect for Chelsea fans – even though their Capital One Cup final opponents attempted to recruit him when he left in 2007. Mourinho was approached to join Spurs by current owner Daniel Levy when he left Chelsea ‘by mutual..." March 01

  • Chelsea to offer Nemanja Matic bumper new deal

    The Express "While the Serb is banned from today's Capital One Cup final against Tottenham after his controversial red card against Burnley, he is to rewarded for a stunning first year back with manager Jose Mourinho, according to the Sun. Despite already pocketing around £70,000-a-week at Chelsea, the..." March 01

  • Chelsea skipper John Terry to Tottenham's Harry Kane: You haven't achieved ANYTHING yet!

    Daily Star "Kane destroyed Chelsea in Tottenham's 5-3 win at White Hart Lane on New Year's Day and hopes to gun them down again at Wembley tomorrow. But Chelsea captain Terry lit the Blue touch paper ahead of tomorrow's Capital One Cup final by claiming one big performance doesn't make you one of the..." February 28

  • Nathaniel Clyne on Chelsea radar as Blues battle Manchester United for Southampton defender

    Daily Mirror "Premier League big guns going head-to-head for the 23-year-old right back, who is rated at around £15million and has less than 18 months remaining on his contract. Chelsea have joined the race for Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne. The Premier League leaders are ready to go head-to-head with..." February 27

  • CONFIRMED: Barcelona ace SNUBS Chelsea and Man Utd with new deal until 2019

    The Express "The 26-year-old, who made his debut for Barca in 2008, has been heavily linked with a move away from the Catalan giants in recent months. Chelsea and Manchester United were reportedly lining up summer moves for Busquets, but he has instead agreed a new deal with the Nou Camp, which he will sign..." February 26

  • Nani tells Man Utd: Now's the time to bag £30m Chelsea and Arsenal target William Carvalho

    Daily Star "The Portugese ace, who is on loan at Sporting for the season from Manchester United, claims his club and international pal is ready for Premier League action after proving himself in his homeland. Carvalho has been linked with a host of top English clubs in recent transfer windows after a..." February 26

  • Chelsea set to appeal Nemanja Matic red card, Ashley Barnes will not be charged

    Pro Soccer Talk "Chelsea fans will not be happy to hear that Ashley Barnes has got off scot-free for his lunging tackle on Nemanja Matic on Saturday. Matic was sent off in the 69th minute of Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Burnley for reacting and pushing Barnes to the floor after the latter dove in and made a..." February 23

  • Liverpool weighing up offer for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech

    Daily Star "Liverpool, Napoli and Roma are weighing up offers for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech. The Czech Republic ace, 32, was dropped for Chelsea's 1-1 draw at Champions League opponents PSG last week. And he is eager to play first-team football regularly again. The goalkeeper had plenty of..." February 22

  • Chelsea, Man City and Man Utd wrapped in £30m battle for Dybala

    The Express "Premier league big guns Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United are all tracking Palermo striker Paulo Dybala who has been labelled the new Sergio Aguero. The 21-year-old Argentinian, valued at £30million, has been constantly scouted by the trio as he struck 11 goals in 22 Serie A games..." February 22

  • Man City closing in on deal for Chelsea reject Kevin de Bruyne

    Daily Star "But a major stumbling block to a Premier League return for the Wolfsburg winger is the Bundesliga club’s staggering valuation on him of £40million. De Bruyne, 23, left Chelsea only a year ago for £17m, complaining that he had not been given enough opportunities by Stamford Bridge boss Jose..." February 22

  • Man City in three-way Paul Pogba fight with Real Madrid and Chelsea

    Manchester Evening News "With Manchester United ready to abandon their interest in the Juventus star City, Real and Chelsea are set to compete in a bidding war. Manchester City will battle it out with Real Madrid and Chelsea for Paul Pogba after United cooled their interest in the Juventus midfielder. The Premier..." February 21

  • Chelsea sensation! Hazard AND Courtois wanted to play for Spurs, Redknapp tells talkSPORT

    talkSport "Speaking while co-hosting a special edition of talkSPORT's Drivetime show, Redknapp claims the Belgian duo had agreed to move to White Hart Lane during his time as Spurs boss but the club did not act quick enough to close out the deals, allowing London rivals Chelsea to pounce. Hazard has since..." February 20

  • Chelsea have ‘most arrests for racist songs in the Premier League era’ according to Home Office statistics

    Metro "The club yesterday announced they have suspended three supporters following the reported racist abuse of a man on the Paris Metro ahead of the Blues’ 1-1 Champions League draw with Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night. Figures from the last 13 seasons, when such records were first compiled,..." February 20

  • Chelsea's Juan Cuadrado hires stunning Playboy model to teach him English

    Daily Star "The Colombian dynamo was signed by Jose Mourinho to help Chelsea conquer the Premier League, but the 26-year-old is more interested in conquering the English language first. The Sun claim Cuadrado and Howe have been exchanging private messages via Instagram, with the famous twin ready to..." February 19

  • Victim of racist chants on Paris subway calls for Chelsea supporters to be jailed

    The Score "The man taunted with racist chants and prevented from entering a Paris subway train Tuesday is calling for the Chelsea supports responsible to be jailed. The victim in the disturbing video, identified as Souleymane S., is requesting that authorities deliver justice to the group of fans that..." February 19

  • Deal me in! John Terry wants another Chelsea contract to extend stay at Stamford Bridge

    The Express "Skipper Terry, 34, is having an outstanding season. The Blues are seven points clear at the top of the Premier League and he produced yet another commanding performance on Tuesday as he led his team to a 1-1 draw at Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. "The club know my position,"..." February 19

  • Chelsea release statement condemning racist fans, vow to ban them from stadium

    The Score "Chelsea are prepared to ban any fans who were involved in Tuesday's abhorrent scenes that saw a black man forcefully prevented from boarding a train in Paris while those aboard chanted: "We're racist, we're racist and that's the way we like it." Footage posted to the Guardian's website Tuesday..." February 18

  • Paul Pogba should join Chelsea or Real Madrid if he leaves Juventus, says former team-mate Nicolas Anelka

    Daily Mail "Paul Pogba has been urged by Nicolas Anelka to pick Chelsea or Real Madrid if he leaves Juventus this summer. The 21-year-old midfielder signed a new £70,000-a-week contract with the Serie A giants in October lasting until June 2019. But reports have recently surfaced claiming that Pogba is..." February 18

  • Paris police launch inquiry after Chelsea fans seen abusing black man on film

    The Guardian "Police in Paris and London have launched investigations after Chelsea supporters were filmed singing a racist chant and preventing a black man from boarding the Paris métro. A source in the Paris public prosecutor’s office confirmed to the Guardian that police had begun an investigation on..." February 18

  • Juventus plot HUGE summer swoop for Chelsea and Man United target Mauro Icardi

    The Express "Icardi has been lined up by Chelsea to replace Didier Drogba in the summer as Jose Mourinho plans for life after his legendary forward. Their pursuit of Icardi has also led to speculation Loic Remy could leave Stamford Bridge after just one season. Icardi is thought to be Jose Mourinho's..." February 17

  • PSG admit they still want Chelsea's Eden Hazard

    Daily Star "The Belgian signed a new five-and-a-half-year deal worth £57m last week but the French club's captain Thiago Silva still dreams of linking up with the winger. Silva said Hazard would be very welcome in the set up at PSG and has warned his team-mates not to give up until the final whistle when..." February 17

  • Manchester United and Chelsea monitoring unsettled Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea and Manchester United have been put on red alert after Raphael Varane put himself on collision course with Real Madrid. The French defender is one of Jose Mourinho’s top defensive targets as a potential long term replacement for captain John Terry. Red Devils boss Louis Van Gaal also..." February 17

  • Liverpool triple swoop, Chelsea eye Wilson, Man Utd's Pogba/Cavani dilemma

    The Express "The Giants will have no choice but to show their cards soon with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. The window for teams to designate players with the franchise tag begins Monday and runs until March 2. If the Giants don't re-sign Pierre-Paul to a long-term deal or use a tag, the 26-year-old will..." February 16

  • Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish responds to Liverpool fans after making Twitter comment about celebrations

    Daily Mail "Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish came under fire from Liverpool supporters on Sunday night after making a comment on Twitter about their celebrations following the FA Cup win. Making reference to his own club’s progress since he took over at Selhurst Park in 2010, Parish tweeted: ‘When we..." February 16

  • Chelsea made summer bid for Manchester United transfer target Wesley Sneijder, confirms Galatasaray president

    Metro "Chelsea reportedly made a summer bid for Galatasaray midfielder Wesley Sneijder, according to the Turkish club. The Dutch international has previously been linked with a move to Manchester United on several occasions. But according to Galatasaray president Duygun Yarsuvat, the only way..." February 14

  • Branislav Ivanovic escapes FA ban for James McCarthy incident

    ESPN FC "Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic will not face further punishment for his part in a scuffle with Everton's James McCarthy on Wednesday, the FA announced. Tempers flared in the 86th minute after Ivanovic had a goal ruled out for offside. Everton's Gareth Barry then tripped Willian, earning a..." February 12

  • CONFIRMED: Eden Hazard finally signs new five-and-a-half-year deal at Chelsea

    The Express "Hazard today put pen-to-paper on a five-and-a-half year extension that will see him remain at Stamford Bridge until 2020. Speaking to the club's website Hazard said: "I am very happy to sign a new contract with Chelsea. "Since I came here in 2012 I have always felt good and the club has been..." February 12

  • Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic facing violent conduct charge for 'HEADBUTT' on James McCarthy

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic is at the centre of a violent conduct storm following Wednesday night's dramatic win over Everton. In the aftermath of Gareth Barry's dismissal, the Serbian had James McCarthy in a headlock and appeared to attempt a headbutt in the midfielder's..." February 12

  • Chelsea and Man United on ALERT as Bayern Munich star admits he could leave

    The Express "The Germany midfielder, 30, is out of contract in 2016 and, according to reports in Spain, in an extract of his upcoming autobiography admits he could move abroad. The World Cup winner has been at Bayern since 1998 and has won seven Bundesliga titles as well as the Champions League in..." February 11

  • Jose Mourinho reveals reasons for Eden Hazard contract hold up at Chelsea

    The Express "Reports in Decemeber suggested that Hazard was on the verge of committing his long-term future to the Stamford Bridge outfit in a deal worth around £200,000-a-week. But two months on nothing has been finalised, and Mourinho bristled at questions as to why in his press conference ahead of the..." February 11

  • Wolfsburg's new signing Andre Schurrle: I didn't want to leave Chelsea

    Daily Star "But the German World Cup winner believes they turned him into a better player. Schurrle, 24 is the most high-profile and surprising of the 12 players Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has shipped out this season. The midfielder joined Wolfsburg in a £24.6million deal on transfer deadline day,..." February 09

  • José Mourinho: Ivanovic will go down as one of Chelsea’s best ever signings

    The Guardian "José Mourinho paused to contemplate how he could describe Branislav Ivanovic in one word, before settling on six to do justice to the player whom he believes will go down as one of Chelsea’s best signings. “A competitive animal, a big heart,” the Chelsea manager said. Ivanovic is a warrior, as..." February 09

  • Man City's Pablo Zabaleta: We must improve to take the title from Chelsea

    Daily Star "The champions are now seven points behind leaders Chelsea after another skip at home to Hull. City face Stoke on Wednesday and Zabaletta said: "Sometimes you can understand there are a lot of teams that are playing better than ourselves. "At the moment Chelsea are being more consistent than..." February 09

  • Nemanja Matic hails 'decisive' win over Aston Villa as Chelsea move seven points clear

    The Express "But Nemanja Matic had no such inhibitions, insisting this victory as closest rivals Manchester City were drawing with Hull could prove to be a “decisive” step towards the title. The defensive midfielder spoke after Serbia teammate Branislav Ivanovic secured three points over struggling Villa..." February 09

  • Manchester City swoop for Chelsea and Manchester United target Paul Pogba

    The Express "Manchester City want to sign Juventus star Paul Pogba as a replacement for talismanic midfielder Yaya Toure. Toure, currently away on Africa Cup of Nations duty with the Ivory Coast is 32 in May and has been making noises about one final big move in his glittering career. City would only..." February 08

  • Fiorentina winger rules out Chelsea return

    talkSport "The 22-year-old joined the Serie A side on transfer deadline day, arriving on a temporary deal until the end of the season. After making the switch the Egypt international has admitted he has no desire to return to Stamford Bridge, where he made just three Premier League appearances this..." February 07

  • What Chelsea have to do to secure £200m Lionel Messi signing

    Daily Star "The Blues have been linked with a move for Messi in recent months with the Argentine ace reportedly unsettled at the Catalan club after a rumoured falling out with boss Luis Enrique. Messi would cost Chelsea around £200m and Balague reckons the club would have to sell their star players to land..." February 04

  • Andre Schurrle REVEALS why he quit Chelsea for Wolfsburg

    The Express "Schurrle completed his £24million to the Bundesliga club on deadline day as Chelsea brought in £26.8m Juan Cuadrado as his replacement. And while Schurrle admits initially wanting to stay at Stamford Bridge, he chose to leave to secure first-team football. "I wanted to stay but the last..." February 04

  • Varane back on Chelsea radar as transfer interest in Real Madrid defender leaves Gary Cahill fighting for future

    Daily Mail "Gary Cahill's future at Chelsea is in jeopardy after it emerged that Jose Mourinho is planning to make major changes to his defence next season. Discussions have already taken place that could shift Branislav Ivanovic into his preferred position at centre back alongside captain John Terry as..." February 03

  • Chelsea sign Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina in £27million transfer

    Daily Mail "Chelsea have signed Colombia winger Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina for a fee of £26.8million. The Stamford Bridge club made the 26-year-old their primary target for the January transfer window. Cuadrado flew into London on Saturday and has now completed his move, penning a..." February 02

  • Why Chelsea and Liverpool will MISS OUT on Manchester City star

    Daily Star "The England defender is currently on loan at Fiorentina from Manchester City, but has no future at the Etihad Stadium with his current contract set to expire in the summer. A permanent move away from City has been in doubt after Richards played for the club in the Community Shield earlier this..." February 02

  • Wolfsburg completes signing of Andre Schurrle from Chelsea

    The Score "Andre Schurrle's brief stint at Chelsea has come to an end. The German attacker is heading back to the Bundesliga, as Wolfsburg confirmed Monday that they've reached a deal with the Blues to acquire the services of the 24-year-old World Cup winner, signing him to a contract through 2019. The..." February 02

  • Branislav Ivanovic says siege mentality helps Chelsea win games

    The Guardian "Diego Costa will thrive on the notoriety from his stamp on Liverpool’s Emre Can, according to his Chelsea team-mate Branislav Ivanovic. Costa was suspended for three matches following the flashpoint in the League Cup semi-final, which Chelsea won, and the issue has led to the hardening of a siege..." February 02

  • Man City's Frank Lampard eyes future Chelsea role

    ESPN FC "Frank Lampard has told Sky Sports that Jose Mourinho and Chelsea are keen to take him "home" after his retirement. On Saturday, Lampard will be heading back to Stamford Bridge in Manchester City colours as he looks to help his current club reduce Chelsea's five-point lead at the top of the..." February 01

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