Chelsea Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Everton's loan bid for Christian Atsu breaks down as Chelsea fear he won't get game time

    Daily Mirror "Everton's loan bid for Christian Atsu has broken down over concerns that the Ghanaian would not get enough playing time. The highly-rated World Cup winger is now back at Chelsea training before a decision is taken over his next move. Atsu, 22, had chosen Goodison Park as his destination..." August 05

  • Cech set for Chelsea exit if Courtois is handed No.1 spot, claims Bosnich

    talkSport "The Belgian youngster has returned from a three-year loan spell at La Liga winners Atletico Madrid, having joined the west London club in 2011. Cech has been ever-present at Stamford Bridge during that time, winning the FA Cup, Champions League and Europa League titles in the process. But..." August 01

  • Torres, Hernandez and Cazorla are NOT moving to Atletico Madrid says Spanish club's president

    Daily Mail "Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has ruled out making moves for Fernando Torres, Javier Hernandez or Santi Cazorla this summer. Chelsea's £50million striker has been linked with a return to his boyhood club while Diego Simeone has admitted he is keen on Manchester United poacher..." July 31

  • Atletico Madrid eye audacious TRIPLE swoop for Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd stars

    Daily Star "Reports in Spain claim the Champions League finalists are ready to launch bid for the three stars and are already in talks with Hernandez. Atleti boss Diego Simeone has admitted he may look to take advantage of the uncertainty surrounding the 26-year-old's future as he looks to bolster his..." July 31

  • Man Utd, Liverpool and Chelsea receive boost after Saints are told to up Marcos Rojo bid

    The Express "According to Portuguese newspaper The Game, Southampton have been told to up their initial £11m bid to £16m if they are to land Argentine starlet Rojo. New Saints boss Ronald Koeman is acutely aware of his need to bolster his squad after seeing Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert, Luke Shaw, Calum..." July 31

  • Everton new boy Romelu Lukaku didn't have what it takes to play for Chelsea sniffs Mourinho

    Daily Mirror "Jose Mourinho has blamed Romelu Lukaku’s lack of professional commitment as his reason for selling the striker to Everton. The Belgium hitman has become the Toffees' £28million record signing, as it became clear his relationship with the Chelsea boss was fractured beyond repair. He had been..." July 31

  • Barcelona should not have sold Cesc Fabregas to Chelsea - Pedro

    The Express "Fabregas left Barcelona for Chelsea in a £30million move earlier in the summer. And the Spaniard's departure has given Barca striker Pedro cause for concern. "Everybody knows Cesc is a great player, one of the best in his position in the world," Pedro said." July 30

  • Jose Mourinho desperate to sell Fernando Torres as Chelsea's squad exceeds foreign-player quota

    The Telegraph "Jose Mourinho has admitted that he will have to get rid of one of his foreign players as Chelsea desperately try to find a buyer for Fernando Torres. The return of Didier Drogba means Chelsea’s anticipated first-team squad has one too many foreign players under Premier League and Champions..." July 29

  • Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert wants to sign Chelsea winger Victor Moses on loan for the season

    The Telegraph "Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has made a move for Chelsea winger Victor Moses and will step up his bid to sign Ki Sung-yueng this week. Lambert is keen to sign Moses on loan for the season and is waiting for a response from Jose Mourinho. Moses, 23, will be allowed out for another season..." July 29

  • Real Madrid eye Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku as Alvaro Morata replacement

    The Express "The Spanish giants are reported to be preparing a £20million bid for the Belgian youngster, who has now fallen further down the Stamford Bridge pecking order following the return of Didier Drogba. Real’s former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti is understood to want Lukaku to bolster a strike force..." July 27

  • Didier Drogba's Chelsea return accelerates Everton's £18m bid for Romelu Lukaku

    The Express "Jose Mourinho's capture of the Cote d’Ivoire international represents a significant shun for Lukaku - who had reportedly been asked to remain in West London to fight for a first-team place. It's presumed the news will seal the 21-year-old's Chelsea fate with Everton readying an £18m..." July 26

  • CONFIRMED: Chelsea legend Frank Lampard completes move to New York City

    The Express "Lampard has become New York's second major signing following the arrival of ex-Barcelona and Spain forward David Villa to the club which will join MLS next year. The 36-year-old left Chelsea at the end of last season after 13 years and a club record 211 goals, winning three Premier League..." July 24

  • Chelsea's summer spending is over, vows Mourinho

    talkSport "Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea’ summer spending is over. The Blues have brought in Cesc Fabregas, Diego Costa, Filipe Luis, Mario Pasalic and the returning Thibaut Courtois during the close season, while notable departures include David Luiz, Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard, Samuel Eto’o and Demba..." July 24

  • Liverpool back in for Chelsea's Ryan Bertrand after missing out on Spurs-bound Ben Davies

    Daily Star "The Reds have been chasing a left back all summer but have so far come up short. They failed to land Swansea's Ben Davies, who is joining Tottenham, and have been left frustrated by Sevilla's £20m demands for Alberto Moreno. But Kop boss Brendan Rodgers has been a long-term admirer of..." July 24

  • Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku a transfer target for Juventus after injury sidelines new boy Morata

    Daily Mirror "Juventus will ask Chelsea to let them have Romelu Lukaku on loan this season - and give him the chance to finish his footballing education in the Champions League. Everton are keen on a second loan spell for the Belgian striker, who alienated Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho with his public comments..." July 23

  • Chelsea’s Fernando Torres caught in tug of war between Monaco and Atletico Madrid

    Metro "Monaco are believed to have joined Atletico Madrid in the battle for Chelsea’s Fernando Torres. The Spanish international in thought to be a target for his former club after they sold Diego Costa to Chelsea last week, but with talks seemingly not progressing between the two parties, Monaco are..." July 23

  • Man City plot shock bid for Chelsea legend Didier Drogba

    Daily Star "Pellegrini is on the look out for a new striker after losing Alvaro Negredo to a broken foot. Spanish star Negredo has broken his metatarsal and will be sidelined for up to four months, leaving Pellegrini short on attacking options as his champions get set to defend their Premier League..." July 22

  • Blow for Chelsea! Midfield target extends Atletico Madrid contract

    talkSport "The 33-year-old, who played for the Blues under compatriot Jose Mourinho in the 2004-05 season, became a free agent in June and was reportedly prepared to move back to Stamford Bridge while entertaining various rival offers from around the world. But Tiago has instead committed to Atletico -..." July 22

  • Leicester targeting former Chelsea winger Florent Malouda as they bid for Premier League safety

    Daily Mirror "Leicester are keen on former Chelsea winger Florent Malouda. The Foxes, already closing in on £7million Brighton striker Leonardo Ulloa, believe Malouda’s Premier League experience would be an asset on their return to the top flight. Malouda, 34, spent six years at Stamford Bridge, helping..." July 22

  • Arsenal, Man Utd and Chelsea go head-to-head in battle for England starlet

    Daily Star "Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea are all planning to try and poach the young defender after he impressed for West Ham's youth side last season. It's understood the Hammers are desperate to retain Oxford as they seem him as a potential star of the future. His impressive performances..." July 22

  • Atletico Madrid struggle to raise cash to re-sign £20m Fernando Torres due to striker's wage demands

    Daily Mail "Atletico Madrid are struggling to finance a deal to bring Fernando Torres back to the club from Chelsea. The club's chief executive Miguel Angel Gil was in London at the weekend amid reports that he had offered £12.5million for the 30-year-old ex-Liverpool striker. However, Torres is..." July 21

  • Drogba moves closer to a Chelsea return as he texts old teammates to about coming back to Stamford Bridge

    Daily Mail "Didier Drogba is poised to take a step closer to realising his dream of a return to Chelsea this week. Talks have been ongoing over a one year player-coach contract which will see the 36-year-old Stamford Bridge idol reunited with mentor Jose Mourinho. Drogba is understood to have already..." July 21

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