Chelsea Rumors & News

  • Chelsea tell Chinese club Diego Costa is yours for £127m and they're ready to pay

    Daily Star "CHELSEA have slapped a world record asking price on Diego Costa, according to French journalist Johnny Severin. The SFR reporter says Antonio Conte wants £127m for Costa and has already rejected an offer worth £90m. Chinese Super League club Tianjin Quanjian are the interested party - and..." February 26

  • Moussa Dembele’s agent breaks silence over £40m Chelsea transfer reports

    Metro "Moussa Dembele’s agent has played down reports linking the striker with a £40 million transfer to Chelsea. The 20-year-old, who is also attracting interest from Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, was heavily linked with a switch to Stamford Bridge in January, while reports claim that the Premier..." February 22

  • Agent reveals defender to make Chelsea transfer decision

    The Express "The Schalke left-back is out of contract in the summer and has attracted interest from several top clubs. Chelsea were interested in the defender but the German club confirmed the Premier League leaders did not make an official offer in January. While Arsenal have reportedly expressed an..." February 22

  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte confirms Dominic Solanke WILL leave in the summer

    The Sun "ANTONIO CONTE has confirmed that Dominic Solanke wants to leave Chelsea. SunSport exclusively revealed yesterday that the Chelsea starlet is ready to join Liverpool in a stunning summer switch. The 19-year-old striker has told pals he is Anfield-bound when his Stamford Bridge deal expires at..." February 18

  • Chelsea out to sign Mahmoud Dahoud from Borussia Mönchengladbach

    The Guardian "Chelsea are in contention to sign Mahmoud Dahoud from Borussia Mönchengladbach in the summer but face competition from a host of leading European sides including Borussia Dortmund, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus for the highly rated Germany midfielder. Dahoud, 21, is out of contract at..." February 18

  • Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez rules out Chelsea and Manchester United transfers

    Metro "The Colombia international was strongly linked with both Premier League clubs during the January transfer window, though a move never materialised as he remained at the Bernabeu. Despite not playing a key role in Zinedine Zidane’s first-team for much of this season and last, Rordriguez insists..." February 17

  • Chelsea transfer target holds preliminary talks with Bayern Munich

    The Express "ANDREA BELOTTI has been contacted by Bayern Munich over a possible summer transfer deal, according to reports in Italy. Antonio Conte is reportedly keen to add another striker to his Chelsea squad this summer. The Blues launched an unsuccessful bid to lure Moussa Dembele away from Celtic..." February 17

  • John Terry snubs Chelsea transfer… he has had three offers from MLS

    Daily Star "JOHN TERRY has snubbed the chance to leave Chelsea and join the MLS. Starsport can reveal the veteran defender has rejected lucrative offers from three different clubs in America to join them ahead of the new season, which starts next month. The three franchises keen to land Terry are LA..." February 16

  • Report: Naming rights for White Hart Lane, Stamford Bridge in balance?

    Pro Soccer Talk "Two London clubs are looking to make bank in the big business of stadium naming rights, but have different takes when it comes to sacrificing history. Matt Hughes of The Times has the story, claiming that Chelsea has been seeking a name sponsor since 2009 but demands the inclusion of “Stamford..." February 15

  • Diego Costa set to sign new £57m Chelsea contract

    Metro "Diego Costa is set to end speculation surrounding his future and commit to Chelsea by signing a five-year deal, reports claim. The Spain international, 28, has been heavily linked with a move to China but now looks likely to stick around at Stamford Bridge to become the club’s highest-paid..." February 15

  • Arturo Vidal reveals reasons behind persistent Chelsea transfer rumours

    Metro "Chelsea transfer target Arturo Vidal has attempted to explain the reason behind rumours linking him with a departure from Bayern Munich to move to Stamford Bridge. The Chile midfielder is regarded as one of the finest players in the world in his position and was recently talked up as a..." February 15

  • Man United ramp up interest in Serie A goal machine: Chelsea linked

    Daily Star "MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly keeping close tabs on Torino star Andrea Belotti. The 23-year-old has impressed for the Serie A outfit this season, smashing home 17 goals in 21 games. And his performances in Italy have caught the eye of four Premier League big boys. Chelsea, Arsenal..." February 14

  • Chelsea play down David Luiz injury concern after social media post but will rest defender for FA Cup tie

    The Telegraph "David Luiz will be rested for Chelsea’s FA Cup fifth-round clash at Wolverhampton Wanderers and the club will continue to assess his knee problem before restarting their Premier League title bid against Swansea City. Central defender Luiz sparked fears that he could be set for an extended..." February 14

  • Antonio Conte responds to Willian transfer talk as Manchester United linked with move for Chelsea star

    Daily Mirror "Antonio Conte has played down speculation linking Manchester United with a summer swoop for Willian. The Chelsea star worked with Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge and the Special One is reportedly keen on a reunion with the Brazilian. Willian has scored seven goals in 23 games for the Blues..." February 11

  • Man United boss Jose Mourinho aiming to land Chelsea's Willian in the summer

    Daily Star "JOSE MOURINHO is ready to launch another bid to land Willian from Chelsea. The Brazilian has confirmed his former boss at Stamford Bridge tried to lure him to Manchester United at the start of the season. Asked who had tried to sign him, he said the offer was from “Manchester United, because..." February 10

  • Manchester United David de Gea and Chelsea star Thibaut Courtois in fight to become Real Madrid’s No1 next season

    The Sun "The two ex-Atletico stars are both tempted by the chance to return to the Spanish capital. De Gea was a late fax away from joining Real in September 2015 before signing a new deal to stay at Manchester United. And Courtois has not hidden his willingness to leave Chelsea and go back to Spain..." February 09

  • Stefan de Vrij could yet stay at Lazio despite interest from Chelsea and Manchester United

    talkSport "The Dutch international was heavily linked with a move to Manchester United before joining the Serie A from Feyenoord after impressing with the Netherlands at the 2014 World Cup. His reputation has only been enhanced at Lazio as he has developed into one of the top defenders in Serie A and..." February 09

  • Chelsea would need to pay in excess of £80m for Sergio Aguero

    Metro "Chelsea would need to pay in excess of £80 million to sign Sergio Aguero from Manchester City, according to reports. The Times claim that the Paris Saint-Germain have already explored the possibility of luring the Argentine from the Premier League and how they could afford his £250,000-a-week..." February 08

  • Marcel Desailly urges Chelsea star to leave the club

    The Express "Terry, 36, has made only nine appearances this season and played just six minutes of Premier League football since mid-September. The Chelsea captain is out of contract in the summer and Desailly believes it's the perfect opportunity for him to make way. Blues boss Antonio Conte has..." February 08

  • Antonio Conte says ‘blind faith’ in his methods is driving Chelsea title charge

    The Guardian "Antonio Conte believes “blind faith” in his methods has played a key role in Chelsea’s transformation from last season’s strugglers to this season’s champions-elect, or as the Italian puts it, from “an ugly duckling into a swan”. Chelsea sit nine points clear at the top of the table having won..." February 07

  • Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu: 'God willing, I will be a Chelsea player next season'

    Daily Mail "Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu hopes to join Premier League leaders Chelsea this summer. Calhanoglu has attracted interest from across Europe after scoring six goals in 14 Bundesliga appearances this season. The 22-year-old is currently serving a four-month suspension as..." February 06

  • Roberto Martinez makes huge claim about Chelsea star Eden Hazard

    Daily Star "EDEN HAZARD is just like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Belgium boss Roberto Martinez. Martinez manages Hazard with the national team and says he's up there with the world's best. Hazard scored a wonder-goal against Arsenal yesterday, dribbling half the pitch, leaving..." February 06

  • Chelsea eye Sergio Aguero transfer swoop as doubts over his Manchester City future grow

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea are planning to hijack Real Madrid’s £75million summer swoop for Sergio Aguero, with the Argentinian star not prepared to be a second-choice striker at Manchester City. European champions Real have held a long-term interest in prolific Aguero and are on red alert now the explosive..." February 05

  • Chelsea steal march on Arsenal as Alvaro Morata tells friends he expects Stamford Bridge move

    The Telegraph "Chelsea’s hopes of landing a significant transfer blow on Saturday’s opponents Arsenal have been boosted after Álvaro Morata told friends that he expects to move to Stamford Bridge in the summer. Real Madrid striker Morata is the preferred choice of head coach Antonio Conte to replace Diego..." February 04

  • Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas wants MLS, won't rule out Chinese Super League

    ESPN UK "Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has said he would not rule out playing in the Chinese Super League after spending so much time on the bench this season. Fabregas, 29, has started just five of Chelsea's 23 Premier League games so far this term, appearing off the bench on nine occasions as..." February 04

  • Chelsea already planning summer spending spree to avoid another post-title implosion

    The Telegraph "Chelsea are making plans behind the scenes to ensure there will be no repeat of the implosion that followed their last championship success if Antonio Conte’s team go on to win the Premier League title in his first season in charge. The biggest difference will revolve around the club’s..." February 02

  • Chelsea legend Didier Drogba turns down Corinthians deal as 'it does not feel like the right move'

    Daily Mail "Didier Drogba remains a free agent after turning down the chance to join Brazilian giants Corinthians. The former Chelsea striker, who left Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact at the end of last season, could continue his playing career at the age of 38. But he has decided against a..." February 01

  • Branislav Ivanovic seals Chelsea exit completing free transfer move to Zenit St Petersburg

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic has completed his free transfer to Zenit St Petersburg. The club allowed the Blues stalwart to go clearing to negotiate a transfer elsewhere. Zenit moved swiftly after being given the green light by Chelsea. And he has completed his switch to..." February 01

  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte in frequent contact with Alvaro Morata over transfer

    Metro "Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has reportedly contacted Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata in the last two summer transfer windows about a move to bring him to Stamford Bridge. The Spain international was signed by Conte at his old club Juventus, and he remains a big fan of his as he considers..." February 01

  • Klopp apologizes to official, reveals true feelings on Costa

    Pro Soccer Talk "Jurgen Klopp wears his heart on his sleeve. It’s why Liverpool fans and neutrals love him but sometimes his emotions boil over. That happened at Anfield on Tuesday as Liverpool drew 1-1 with Chelsea and Klopp screamed furiously in the face of the fourth official. With the game level with 14..." February 01

  • Chelsea odds-on to sign Real Madrid superstar before transfer deadline: This would be huge

    Daily Star "Starsport understands any move for Rodriguez is hugely unlikely but Betfair seemingly disagree. They make it 5/6 for Rodriguez to sign for the Blues before February 1. The transfer window slams shut at 11pm tomorrow night. The Colombian frontman is represented by super-agent Jorge Mendes,..." January 31

  • John Terry: I hope I don’t play for Chelsea again this season

    Metro "Chelsea captain John Terry has revealed his desire not to play for the club again this season. Speaking to Steven Gerrard ahead of Chelsea’s crucial Premier League clash with Liverpool on Tuesday, the 36-year-old revealed he is willing to sacrifice his own playing desire if it results in the..." January 31

  • Celtic's Moussa Dembele in London for scan, not Chelsea talks - sources

    ESPN FC "Celtic striker Moussa Dembele flew to London on Tuesday morning amid reports that Chelsea have made an enquiry to sign him in January, though sources at the Scottish club have told ESPN FC that the 20-year-old has travelled south in order to have a scan on his injured knee. Widespread reports..." January 31

  • Chelsea eye deadline day loan move for Inter Milan winger Jonathan Biabiany

    Daily Mail "Chelsea have asked about taking Inter Milan winger Jonathan Biabiany on loan. The 28-year-old former France Under 21 international had been discussing a move to Palermo, having made just two starts for the San Siro club this season. Biabiany can play as a secondary striker or in midfield as..." January 31

  • Premier League clubs shelled out £80m in wages to injured players during the first half of the season

    Daily Mail "Premier League clubs paid out almost £80million in wages to injured stars during the first half of this season - with Manchester City taking a £9.2m hit on out-of-action players. Pep Guardiola's team suffered 17 injuries between July and December, with the average cost of each one coming in at..." January 30

  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte warns goalkeeper Asmir Begovic he will not leave unless a replacement is found

    Daily Mirror "Antonio Conte has warned Asmir Begovic he will not leave Chelsea before tomorrow's transfer deadline unless the Blues land a replacement. The Bosnian keeper made just his fifth appearance of the season in Saturday’s West London derby win against Brentford and is frustrated playing second fiddle..." January 30

  • Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic talking with other clubs, confirms Antonio Conte

    Sky Sports "Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has confirmed Branislav Ivanovic is talking with other clubs about a possible move before Tuesday's transfer deadline. Ivanovic has been at Chelsea since 2008, winning two Premier League titles, three FA Cups, and the Champions League, Europa League and League..." January 30

  • Lampard turns down Premier League offers, unsure on future

    Pro Soccer Talk "If a player’s not all-in, he should probably be all out. Frank Lampard says he has turned down offers from Premier League sides as he sorts out his professional future. Most recently with New York City FC, Lampard left the club after a torrid campaign in Major League Soccer. The longtime..." January 28

  • Antonio Conte tracks £3million Paris Saint-Germain keeper Salvatore Sirigu in case Craig Gordon bid fails

    The Sun "Antonio Conte is trying to find a back-up for Thibaut Courtois so he can flog Asmir Begovic to Bournemouth for £12million. And the Blues chief has his sights on 30-year-old Sirigu – who is currently on loan at Sevilla and would cost around £3million. Begovic will only be allowed to leave..." January 28

  • Chelsea's Antonio Conte unsure whether Branislav Ivanovic will leave club in January

    London Evening Standard "The defender, who first arrived at Chelsea from Lokomotiv Moscow in 2008, has been offered a two-and-a-half year deal worth about £82,000-a-week to join Zenit St Petersburg. Ivanovic has seen his game time limited this season since Conte's switch to a 3-4-3 formation and, with the full-back set..." January 28

  • Chelsea will track this injured star: Antonio Conte has coached him before

    Daily Star "CHELSEA have been tipped to keep a close eye on Genoa star Mattia Perin this season. Calcio Mercato say the goalkeeper, 24, is one of Antonio Conte's long-term targets. And they suggest he could be on the Blues boss' radar as he looks for reinforcements. Back-up stopper Asmir Begovic is..." January 27

  • Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic in talks with Zenit St Petersburg and free transfer could be sealed this weekend

    Daily Mail "Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic is in talks over a move to Zenit St Petersburg. The 32-year-old will be allowed to leave on a free transfer with the Russian club keen to sign him over the weekend on a three-and-a-half-year deal. Everton, Leicester City and West Ham have all shown..." January 27

  • Chelsea make £27m bid for the next Yaya Toure

    Daily Star "CHELSEA have failed with a bid worth £27m for Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie. Chelsea offered £21m up front, rising to £27m with add-ons, but it has been rejected by the Serie A outfit. Kessie, 20, is wanted by a whole host of top Premier League clubs, according to the player's..." January 26

  • Antonio Conte willing to let Thibaut Courtois leave for Real Madrid in exchange for Alvaro Morata

    The Sun "ANTONIO CONTE would sanction the sale of Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid — if it meant landing his ultimate transfer target, Alvaro Morata. One of the Chelsea boss’ final acts at Juventus was to bring the Spaniard to Turin in 2014, before taking over as manager of Italy. Conte sees Morata as..." January 26

  • Chelsea consider move for Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon as Asmir Begovic's future remains uncertain

    The Telegraph "Craig Gordon is the surprise name on a three-man shortlist drawn up by Chelsea as they consider whether or not to allow Asmir Begovic to join Bournemouth this month. The other two goalkeepers Chelsea are looking at are Diego López, as previously reported by Telegraph Sport, and..." January 26

  • Serie A trio ready to spend big on Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas

    Metro "Fabregas has found game time hard to come by under Antonio Conte and Inter Milan, Juventus and AC Milan are readying summer bids. Chelsea will not allow Fabregas to leave the club mid-season, but reports are increasing he may be available at the end of the current campaign. Spanish..." January 25

  • Chelsea line up shock January move for Celtic star - report

    The Express "Chelsea are deciding whether to allow goalkeeper Asmir Begovic to join Bournemouth this month. Thibaut Courtois is Blues boss Antonio Conte’s undisputed No 1 goalkeeper but Begovic could move on if Bournemouth up their initial £10million bid." January 25

  • Man Utd £26m swoop, Arsenal scout Portugal star, Chelsea ace to join rival

    The Express "Manchester United target Goncalo Guedes is set to say goodbye to Benfica fans tonight, according to reports. Portuguese newspaper Record claims Guedes is will not feature in Benfica's clash with Tondela but will instead use the occasion to say his farewells. It is not known which club Guedes..." January 23

  • Chelsea tell Bournemouth they must pay £12million to sign back-up goalkeeper Asmir Begovic

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea want £12million from Bournemouth for keeper Asmir Begovic. Eddie Howe has targeted the 29-year-old Bosnian who has made just four appearances this season. Bournemouth are already understood to have had an offer of £10million turned down but Chelsea are ready to do business if they..." January 20

  • New rules crushed Chinese club’s Costa hopes

    Pro Soccer Talk "New Chinese Super League rules stopped the nation from acquiring four of the biggest names in the football world. Tianjin Quanjian believed it had successful bids lined up for Chelsea’s Diego Costa in addition to Real Madrid frontman Karim Benzema, Monaco’s Radamel Falcao, and PSG’s Edinson..." January 18

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