Chelsea Rumors & News

  • Barcelona tried to sell £200m Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd target Lionel Messi

    Daily Star "Balague, who has been writing Messi's biography, admitted that the Argentine superstar is the closest he has ever been to leaving the Catalan club but suggested a departure is unlikely despite interest from the Premier League. "I don’t think Lionel Messi has been as close to leaving as he is..." November 26

  • I almost joined Chelsea or Man City when Louis van Gaal took over at Bayern - Ribery

    The Express "FRANCK RIBERY has revealed he almost left Bayern Munich for Chelsea or Manchester City when Louis van Gaal took over in 2009. The French winger has gone on to become a mainstay at Bayern as they have once again risen to prominence in Europe. But the former Marseille man says he held talks..." November 26

  • Liverpool, Man United and Chelsea REJECTED chance to sign Sergio Aguero

    Daily Star "The Argentine sensation was 17 when he eyed up a move to Anfield from Independiente. The Reds were managed by Rafa Benitez at the time and Aguero grew up supporting Liverpool. He said in 2006: "If I had to choose a league then it would be the Premier League. "I have been a Liverpool fan..." November 26

  • Fabregas clears the air with Ramos after dispute over Spain absence

    Daily Mail "Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has set the record straight with Spain team-mate Sergio Ramos, who questioned his commitment to the national team. Fabregas and club team-mate Diego Costa missed Spain's last two encounters - a 3-0 triumph over Belarus in a Euro 2016 qualifier and a 1-0 defeat..." November 26

  • Jose Mourinho says that Chelsea are ‘not interested’ in signing Borussia Dortmund star Marco Reus

    Metro "The German World Cup winner had been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge as a part of a cash-plus-player deal involving Andre Schurrle, but the Portuguese’s admission appears to have ended that possibility. The fact that Reus has been ruled out until 2015 with an ankle injury has made him a..." November 25

  • 'New Ronaldo' looks set for £28m move to Liverpool or Chelsea

    The Express "INTER MILAN star Mauro Icardi has been tipped to join either Liverpool or Chelsea in a sensational £28million summer move. The 21-year-old was backed to move to England over the summer, but rejected offers from the duo to stay in Serie A. However, reports in Italy claim that Icardi is not..." November 24

  • Jose Mourinho: Chelsea's unbeaten start reminds me of my 100-point season at Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Jose Mourinho paused as he thought about the last time one of his sides exploded out of the blocks as spectacularly as his current Chelsea team. “Maybe Madrid, when we got to 100 points in the league.” he said. “I don’t remember but maybe that one. “Maybe the second season at Chelsea when we..." November 24

  • Seamus Coleman is Chelsea target as Jose Mourinho plots £20m summer move for Everton defender

    Daily Mail "Chelsea are preparing a £20million summer move for Everton full back Seamus Coleman. The Republic of Ireland defender has forged a reputation as one of the best right backs in the Premier League and Jose Mourinho is a confirmed admirer. Everton are wary of interest in Coleman, signed for..." November 23

  • Arsenal eye £30m for Man Utd, Chelsea and Spurs target Joao Moutinho as Arteta replacement

    The Express "ARSENAL will look to beat Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham to Portuguese midfielder Joao Moutinho as the long-term replacement for Mikel Arteta. Moutinho was heavily linked with a move to United over the summer following Radamel Falcao's move to Old Trafford. The former Sporting..." November 22

  • Arsenal lead chase for Petr Cech with Chelsea keeper available for just £7m

    Daily Mail "Arsenal remain favourites to sign Petr Cech from Chelsea should they pay the £7million asking price. AC Milan, Roma and Real Madrid have all shown an interest while his agent maintains Liverpool are also in the frame. Cech, 32, who starred for the Czech Republic last week, wants to play..." November 22

  • Arsenal lead chase for Cech with keeper available for just £7m... but Real Madrid and Liverpool are also in hunt

    Daily Mail "Arsenal remain favourites to sign Petr Cech from Chelsea should they pay the £7million asking price. AC Milan, Roma and Real Madrid have all shown an interest while his agent maintains Liverpool are also in the frame. Cech, 32, who starred for the Czech Republic last week, wants to play..." November 22

  • Chelsea to seal transfer deal for ‘new Filippo Inzaghi’ Andrej Kramaric ahead of Tottenham

    Metro "Chelsea are set to sign Andrej Kramaric from HNK Rijeka in the January transfer window, according Atalanta chief Pierpaolo Marino. Kramaric, 23, has been dubbed the new Filippo Inzaghi because of his clinical finishing ability, and the Blues look to have seen off significant competition to get..." November 21

  • Chelsea AGREE deal to sell Petr Cech to Arsenal

    Daily Star "Cech, 32, has spent the majority of the season playing second fiddle to new Blues keeper Thibaut Courtois, who returned to Stamford Bridge earlier this summer after three seasons on loan with La Liga champions Atletico Madrid. Several publications have suggested the Czech international is..." November 20

  • Jose Mourinho asks Chelsea to open talks with Marco Reus' agent over £20m summer move

    The Express "Reus reportedly has a £20million release clause in his contract that becomes active next summer. And with a host of Europe's top clubs clamouring for his services, Chelsea boss Mourinho is hoping to move one step ahead of the pack. According to sources on the continent, Mourinho has asked..." November 19

  • Chelsea READY to sanction Petr Cech's shock move to Arsenal

    The Express "Reports over the weekend suggested that Arsene Wenger was preparing a shock £7million bid for the Czech Republic international after losing summer signing David Ospina to injury. Cech is struggling for game-time at Stamford Bridge after losing his place in the starting XI to Thibaut Courtois,..." November 19

  • Bayern Munich EXPECT to sell Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham target Xherdan Shaqiri

    Daily Star "The Switzerland winger is known to be unhappy in Germany with the lack of playing time under Pep Guardiola and is thought to be open to a Premier League switch. The 23-year-old has started just three league games this term, playing a total of 310 minutes. And, according to reports in Spain,..." November 18

  • Chelsea front-runners in Marco Reus pursuit ahead of Man Utd, Liverpool and Arsenal

    The Express "Reus has been the subject of intense speculation in recent months and has been repeatedly linked with a move away from Westfalenstadion. While Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are keen to sign the midfielder, Chelsea are currently ahead of their Premier League rivals in the race to..." November 17

  • Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho not a Barcelona target, says Joan Laporta

    ESPN FC "Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta has denied that he is considering making an approach to appoint Jose Mourinho as head coach of the Liga club. Chelsea manager Mourinho held a coaching role at the Camp Nou between 1996 and 2000, working under Sir Bobby Robson and Louis van Gaal. It has..." November 17

  • Chelsea and Man City poised to TRIGGER Atletico Madrid star Koke's £48m release clause

    The Express "Spanish reports strongly claim the Premier League duo have their sights firmly set on signing the 22-year-old, and will bypass a traditional bid altogether. Koke is clearly an incredible talent who looks set to play an integral role in the Spanish national side for many years to..." November 16

  • Liverpool and Tottenham to launch £25m bids for Chelsea star Andre Schurrle

    The Express "Liverpool and Tottenham are set to launch £25million bids for Chelsea star Andre Schurrle in January. The Germany international has become a bit-part player at Stamford Bridge despite shining for his country during their victorious World Cup campaign in Brazil, with Jose Mourinho openly..." November 15

  • Chelsea plotting sensational bid for Real Madrid star and Man Utd target Gareth Bale

    The Express "According to Tuttomercatoweb, the Blues are looking at the availability of the Welshman as reports claim that he does not fit in with Carlo Ancelotti's latest formation. Bale joined the Spanish outfit from Tottenham in a deal worth £85million over a year ago, and has helped himself to 28 goals..." November 13

  • Jose Mourinho 'going all out' for Marco Reus as Real Madrid and Barcelona also eye midfielder

    Daily Mail "Jose Mourinho is intent on bringing Borussia Dortmund winger Marco Reus to Chelsea next summer, according to reports in Spain. Marca claim that the Blues boss has made the Germany international his No 1 target at the end of this season as he looks to strengthen his squad. The Spanish..." November 13

  • Chelsea to unveil huge profit increase to £20million and record £320m turnover

    Daily Mirror "Runaway Premier League leaders Chelsea will take another leap forward in the next 24 hours, when they reveal a huge increase in profits. The Blues are expected to announce annual profits of close to £20million on Thursday afternoon, coupled with a record turnover of around £320m. The days of..." November 13

  • Petr Cech says Chelsea will decide his future

    Sky Sports "Petr Cech acknowledges that, as he is under contract, any decision on his future rests in the hands of Chelsea. Having lost his starting berth at Stamford Bridge to Thibaut Courtois, speculation has been building since the summer that Cech will soon be on his way to pastures new. Given that..." November 13

  • Chelsea close in on £19m transfer deal for Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane

    Metro "Chelsea look set to sign Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane in January after Jose Mourinho was given the green light to go ahead with a £19million deal. The Blues boss has made no secret of his interest in signing France international Varane in the past, and now Mourinho will push for him in..." November 12

  • Gerard Pique to have Barcelona crisis talks as Manchester United and Chelsea monitor developments

    Daily Mirror "Gerard Pique is set to put the Premier League's elite on alert by holding showdown talks with Barcelona. The Spain defender’s relationship with boss Luis Enrique has become increasingly strained in recent weeks. And MirrorSport understands that while Nou Camp chiefs are desperate to try and..." November 11

  • Oscar signs extension to stay at Chelsea until 2019

    Pro Soccer Talk "One of Jose Mourinho’s favorite players will be staying at Stamford Bridge. Oscar has signed an extension with Chelsea, keeping the Brazilian midfielder at the club until 2019. After joining Chelsea from Brazilian side Internacional in 2012, Oscar has developed into one of the most important..." November 11

  • Liverpool and Chelsea in £15m transfer battle for CSKA Moscow striker Seydou Doumbia

    Metro "Doumbia scored two goals to help his team stun Manchester City in the Champions League after the Russian side earned a 2-1 victory at the Etihad stadium earlier this week. According to the Sunday People, Liverpool sent scouts to watch the 26-year-old in action against City – the fifth time that..." November 10

  • Chelsea to beat Man Utd, Liverpool and Arsenal to Marco Reus in Andre Schurrle swap deal

    The Express "Reus has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League in recent seasons, with Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal all credited with an interest. The German international is available for £20m next summer due to a buy-out clause in his contract, but the Blues are hoping to..." November 10

  • Arsenal beat Man Utd and Chelsea to the signing of Brooklyn Beckham

    Daily Star "The 15-year-old impressed coaches at the north London club so much they have snapped him up for the rest of the season. And there are plans for a long-term deal next summer if he continues to shine. An Arsenal source said: “Brooklyn is talented and he has stood out in all of the training..." November 10

  • Liverpool join Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd in chase for £37m midfielder William Carvalho

    Daily Star "Premier League rivals Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United are all eager to land the defensive midfielder in January and were recently handed a boost as it was reported that the Portuguese club were willing to cash in while Carvalho's market value remains high. According to reports in..." November 08

  • Manchester United plot £12m move for former Chelsea target Layvin Kurzawa

    Daily Star "According to French paper Le 10 Sport, Old Trafford officials have opened tentative talks with the Ligue 1 outfit over a £12m switch. for Kurzawa. The Red Devils have been linked with a host of new defenders in the January transfer window but a move for Real Madrid left-back Fabio Coentrao is..." November 08

  • Jose Mourinho considering DROPPING Thibault Courtois for Petr Cech against Maribor

    The Express "Cech has started only three games for Chelsea this season, including the home thrashing of Maribor, after losing his first-team place to Belgian whizzkid Thibaut Courtois. But Chelsea Mourinho is desperate to try to give 32-year-old Cech enough games to try to convince him not to leave Stamford..." November 05

  • Chelsea captain John Terry promises to address Stamford Bridge ticket prices

    The Telegraph "John Terry vowed to lobby Chelsea’s board to address ticket prices at Stamford Bridge after telephoning a young supporter angered by Jose Mourinho’s outspoken attack on the atmosphere at the ground. Terry pledged to intervene on behalf of fan Joe Davies, who warned the Chelsea captain on..." November 04

  • Wright-Phillips rejects loan moves to fight for QPR place

    talkSport "The former Chelsea man has made just one appearance for the club so far this season, in the Capital One Cup defeat to Burton back in August. But Redknapp says Wright-Phillips has rejected the chance to leave Loftus Road and is adamant he would be more than happy to bring him back into the..." October 31

  • Chelsea to make £24m January move for Gerard Pique

    Daily Star "According to the sensational report, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is hoping to pursue the signing of Pique in the winter transfer window, with the defender under-fire following a disappointing performance for Barcelona against Real Madrid on Saturday. Mourinho has limited defensive options beyond..." October 29

  • Diego Costa and Ramires WILL be fit for Chelsea to face QPR in west London

    Daily Mail "Chelsea are set to be given a major boost heading into their Premier League clash with QPR on Saturday, with Diego Costa and Ramires due to return from injury. Costa has been suffering with hamstring problems that have ruled him out of the Blues' last four games but will return for the west..." October 29

  • Zakaria Bakkali contract twist gives Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Man Utd renewed hope

    The Express "The highly-rated youngster has sent shockwaves throughout Europe after refusing to sign a contract extension with the Dutch side. As a result of his desire to leave the Eredivisie, manager Phillip Cocu has opted to freeze the 18-year-old out of the side, and demote him to the..." October 28

  • Jose Mourinho claims Blues are 'in trouble' ahead of Capital One Cup match

    The Independent "Jose Mourinho has bemoaned a lack of playing resources at his disposal as he takes his Chelsea side to face Shrewsbury Town in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night. “We are in trouble,” Mourinho said of facing the League Two side, “because we have so many injured players. It is even more..." October 28

  • Jose Mourinho threatens to trip up Angel Di Maria during Chelsea’s match against United

    Metro "The Blues boss – who took out singer Olly Murs during a Soccer Aid charity match at United’s ground in June – joked that he would do the same to his former player if the Argentine tried to dribble past the technical area. Speaking about tripping up Murs, Mourinho said: ‘Did you see the tackle I..." October 26

  • Chelsea and Man Utd dealt £32m January setback as Juan Cuadrado closes in on new deal

    The Express "United were heavily linked with a move for the Colombian winger over the summer after his impressive spell at the World Cup, but a bid failed to materialise. The Red Devils were expected to renew their interest when the window reopens in January with a £32m offer, joined by Premier League..." October 25

  • Cech in line for shock move to Turkey after losing Chelsea spot

    talkSport "According to the 32-year-old's agent, Mithat Halis, a move to Turkey could be a big possibility for his client, who has been displaced as the Blues' first-choice goalkeeper this term by Thibaut Courtois. Jose Mourinho elected to field the Belgian for the Premier League opener at Burnley in..." October 24

  • Diego Costa RELEASED from hospital after illness (but won't return for Man Utd clash)

    The Express "Costa missed Chelsea's wins over Crystal Palace and Maribor after returning from international duty with Spain. The 26-year-old had been admitted to hospital with stomach pains after playing for Spain, but has now been discharged. Costa is also struggling with a groin injury in addition to..." October 23

  • Chelsea set to offload Fernando Torres PERMANENTLY with Schalke poised to bid

    The Express "According to German newspaper Bild, Roberto Di Matteo is keen on rekindling his working relationship with the 30-year-old, and will launch an offer in January. The Spanish international is currently on loan with Italian giants AC Milan, but has netted just a single goal in his first five..." October 22

  • Former Derby County footballer sent to prison for pretending to be Chelsea flop Gael Kakuta

    Metro "A former Derby County footballer has been sent to prison for four years after fraudulently pretending to be Chelsea winger Gael Kakuta. Medi Abalimba, who played for Derby’s youth team, spent £163,000 on stolen credit cards while telling people he was the France Under-21 man. Abalimba would..." October 22

  • Chelsea and Man Utd receive HUGE BOOST in race to sign Germany starlet Antonio Rudiger

    Daily Star "Chelsea and United are reportedly keeping tabs on the Germany centre-back, who has caught the eye for the Bundesliga side. Rudiger, who was a £7m summer target for West Ham, has previously made it clear his desire is to join a club playing in the Champions League. And Veh admits it will be..." October 22

  • Man Utd offer Sami Khedira MASSIVE deal in order to beat Arsenal and Chelsea

    The Express "The Germany international is set to leave the Spanish giants after turning down two contract offers, with Carlo Ancelotti weighing up a replacement in Juventus star Arturo Vidal. Madrid are adamant that Khedira will not be sold in the January transfer window, with yet another proposal for an..." October 21

  • Man Utd hope to beat Arsenal and Chelsea to Sami Khedira with HUGE offer

    Daily Star "The 27-year-old midfielder is desperate to leave Real Madrid and is out of contract in the summer. Both Chelsea and Arsenal have been looking at him since he recovered from injury to play in the summer's World Cup but now Manchester United are also in the race. United, after their massive..." October 20

  • José Mourinho insists Chelsea can be beaten despite Crystal Palace cruise

    The Guardian "The sun was setting in south London as José Mourinho spoke outside Crystal Palace’s new media centre. With his jacket draped over an arm and a smile across his face, the Portuguese gave the impression that he feels his team are invincible, yet he would go on to insist that is not the case...." October 20

  • Sami Khedira to be offered pre-contract agreement at Chelsea?

    Pro Soccer Talk "With Sami Khedira‘s future at Real Madrid still very much uncertain, the German midfielder is reportedly close to joining Premier League side Chelsea and linking up with his old boss Jose Mourinho. Khedira, 27, will be out of contract next summer with reigning European Champions Real Madrid..." October 16

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