Chelsea Rumors & News

  • Man City and Chelsea will need to spend £50m to land Everton star Ross Barkley

    Daily Star "Etihad chiefs have been told they won’t get Barkley on the cheap after targeting him almost 12 months ago as an essential English signing. City bosses were thinking closer to £30m but have been told to think again – and add another whopping £20m if, and when, they return in the..." March 29

  • Chelsea eye Andre Gomes transfer, but Valencia want £36million for Portuguese star

    Daily Mirror "Jose Mourinho has targeted a move for £36million-rated Valencia star Andre Gomes. Chelsea boss Mourinho wants to strengthen the Premier League leaders’ midfield even further in the summer and has had rave reviews about the 21-year-old. Mourinho and Gomes share the same agent, Jorge Mendes,..." March 28

  • Premier League clubs to share £1billion of TV money with lower leagues

    Daily Mirror "The Premier League has agreed to filter £1billion of its new bumper domestic TV deal outside the top flight from next year. The 20 top-flight clubs have pledged to share 20 per cent of the mammoth £5.1billion domestic rights package announced last month. The money will be filtered down to..." March 27

  • Eden Hazard says Chelsea’s Champions League exit was a “blessing in disguise”

    Pro Soccer Talk "Eden Hazard has called Chelsea’s disappointing — and somewhat surprising — UEFA Champions League exit at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain a “blessing in disguise,” noting the Blues are now free to focus solely on their chase to win the Premier League title. With nine league games still to play,..." March 27

  • Chelsea close on Emmanuel Emenike transfer, he’s moving to England

    Metro "Chelsea are ready to step up their interest in signing Emmanuel Emenike, with the striker set to move to England. Emenike, who was subject of a bid from the Blues in the summer, is determined to quit Fenerbahce after a fall out with their fans." March 27

  • Chelsea defender John Terry signs new one-year contract

    Sky Sports "Chelsea defender John Terry has signed a new one-year contract to stay at the club until summer 2016. The 34-year-old's existing deal was set to expire at the end of this season and the new deal is in line with Chelsea's policy of offering those over the age of 30 only one-year deals. After..." March 26

  • Chelsea ‘make £25.7m transfer offer for Valencia wizard Andre Gomes’

    Metro "Chelsea have made an offer to sign brilliant Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes, according to reports. The Blues, who are looking to add to their midfield options, have been monitoring Gomes since his move to Valencia last year from Benfica. Jos Mourinho is believed to be a big fan, and reports..." March 26

  • Chelsea young gun Nathan Ake joins Championship outfit Reading on loan

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea starlet Nathan Ake has joined Reading on loan for a month. The 20-year-old arrived at Stamford Bridge from Feyenoord in 2010 and has gone on to make 11 first-team appearances for the Blues. However, boss Jose Mourinho has given the Dutchman the green light to get regular game time..." March 26

  • Chelsea and Liverpool target Emmanuel Emenike 'preparing for English move'

    The Express "Emenike demanded to be substituted after coming in for abuse from his own supporters. The Nigerian striker has previously been linked with Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool and reports suggest that a move is likely in light of recent events. According to reports, Chelsea remain interested and..." March 26

  • Man Utd and Chelsea set to surrender £44m-rated Spanish star as Barcelona come knocking

    Daily Star "According to Spanish sources, Barcelona view Koke as a natural successor to Xavi Hernandez and are willing to trigger his £44m release clause. The Catalan giants are under a transfer embargo having been found guilty of breaching Fifa's rules on the transfer of players aged under 18. They are..." March 25

  • PSG star confirms club ready to battle Chelsea and Manchester United for Paul Pogba

    talkSport "Thiago Silva has confirmed that Paris Saint-Germain are chasing former Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba. The midfielder is drawing interest from clubs all around Europe and Real Madrid have been linked with a world record bid this summer. Chelsea and Manchester United are also chasing..." March 25

  • Petr Cech wants Chelsea exit to secure regular first-team football

    ESPN FC "Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech says he does not want to spend another season as Thibaut Courtois' understudy and would rather secure a move in the summer. Cech has started just four Premier League games this term after losing his role as Chelsea's No. 1 to Courtois following his return from a..." March 24

  • Diego Costa’s hamstring to keep him out of international duty

    Pro Soccer Talk "Surprise, surprise. A player Jose Mourinho has gone great lengths to keep as fit as possible for his club team has seen the return of his hamstring injury just before he was set to leave for international duty. Chelsea striker Diego Costa will go for further testing on his hamstring after the..." March 23

  • Pellegrini: Chelsea aren't a winning machine!

    Manchester Evening News "Manuel Pellegrini remains convinced Chelsea will drop points between now and the end of the season. Manchester City kept up their pursuit of the Premier League leaders on Saturday with a 3-0 win over West Brom. Jose Mourninho's side failed to take advantage of City’s loss to Burnley last..." March 23

  • Chelsea ‘clear to seal Lionel Messi transfer after FFP cash boost’

    Metro "Chelsea have been cleared to sign Lionel Messi after the club received a significant boost to their Financial Fair Play cash reserves. The Blues have been linked with a move for Barcelona ace Messi in recent months, with the player believed to be unhappy at the Nou Camp. Jose Mourinho had..." March 19

  • Chelsea ready to spend an incredible £150m on world-class duo

    The Express "Italian news outlet Tuttomercatoweb claims the Blues will offer the Spanish giants an eye-watering £150million this summer in order to beat Manchester United to both their signatures. As reported earlier by Express Sport, Jose Mourinho has highlighted the two stars as priorities following..." March 18

  • Jose Mourinho told FFP cash boost could allow him to sign a superstar

    The Telegraph "Jose Mourinho has the green light to spend big as Chelsea will have access to over £40million in extra Financial Fair Play cash this summer. Chelsea manager Mourinho is free to throw off some of the shackles of the one in, one out policy he has operated under since returning to Stamford Bridge..." March 18

  • Kenedy’s representative confirms Chelsea transfer talks

    Metro "Chelsea have made an approach to sign Brazilian sensation Kenedy, his representative has confirmed. The Fluminense ace is one of the most exciting players in South America – and he destined to move to Europe this summer. Manchester United have already made a £5.7million bid, and now the..." March 17

  • Juventus: Chelsea and Man Utd 'prepared to pay £55m' for Paul Pogba

    The Express "The France international has been heavily linked with a move away from Juve since the summer, with Chelsea and Manchester United reportedly keeping tabs on his availability. The 22-year-old midfielder joined the Serie A giants after leaving United on a free in August 2012. And Juve sporting..." March 17

  • Chelsea transfer news: Atletico Madrid hope to take Filipe Luis back – if Jose Mourinho decides to offload defender

    The Telegraph "Filipe Luis could be offered a quick return to Atlético Madrid with the Spanish club monitoring his situation at Chelsea. Left-back Luis joined Chelsea for £16 million from Atlético last summer, but has struggled to displace Cesar Azpilicueta in manager Jose Mourinho’s first-choice team." March 17

  • Crystal Palace plotting summer move for Chelsea striker Loic Remy

    Daily Star "Starsport understands Alan Pardew wants to be reunited with his former Newcastle United loanee, and is prepared to launch an official enquiry. A source close to club told the Daily Star that Pardew remains a great admirer of the French international, and is actively seeking a permanent deal in..." March 17

  • Arsenal are a title threat to Chelsea, admits Jose Mourinho after draw with Southampton

    Daily Mail "Jose Mourinho claims Arsenal are back in the race for the Barclays Premier League title after Chelsea were held 1-1 by Southampton. Arsenal beat West Ham 3-0 on Saturday and Arsene Wenger’s side, who have not won the league since 2004, are now seven points behind Chelsea. Manchester City..." March 16

  • Chelsea ready to make fresh transfer move for Real Madrid centre-back Raphael Varane

    Daily Mail "Chelsea are considering a renewed bid to sign Raphael Varane from Real Madrid this summer. Jose Mourinho is a confirmed admirer of the France international centre-back and is willing to test Real Madrid's resolve to hold onto the 21-year-old. Varane is valued at £40million by Real Madrid..." March 13

  • Chelsea set to hand Branislav Ivanovic new four-year deal

    Daily Star "Boss Jose Mourinho is understood to have persuaded the club to break the rule that sees players over 30 offered only one-year deals. Ivanovic is one of the Blues’ most consistent players, but the 31-year-old has been on a comparatively low wage of £75,000-a-week, with his current deal due to..." March 10

  • Chelsea striker Diego Costa says he almost moved to Liverpool - one year before £32m move

    Daily Mirror "Diego Costa has revealed that he almost moved to Liverpool instead of Chelsea, writes Steve Goodman in the Sunday People. The striker joined the Blues from Atletico Madrid for £32million last summer and has hit 17 Premier League goals to help Jose Mourinho’s men top the table. Kop boss..." March 09

  • David Luiz BLASTS Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho as 'not special'

    The Express "The Brazilian defender was sold by Chelsea to the French giants for £50million last summer following an indifferent season. On his first return to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, Luiz is set to start for Paris in the second leg but his comments ahead of the game could lead to a frosty reception..." March 09

  • Chelsea ‘line up Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfer bid, agent hints at move’

    Metro "Chelsea are reportedly set to make a bid for Zlatan Ibrahimovic amid talk that he could quit PSG. Ibrahimovic, 33, has promised his agent he wants to play on for at least the next eight years. But representative Mino Raiola says it might not be for PSG, telling reporters ‘I don’t know if..." March 08

  • Chelsea offer Branislav Ivanovic new £90,000-a-week deal

    The Express "The Serbian defender, who helped Chelsea get to the Capital One Cup final last week despite a huge gash in his foot that left his boot filled with blood, is handling the talks over a new one-year contract all by himself. The 31-year-old's offer is in line with the club's policy of only giving..." March 07

  • Man Utd, Arsenal and Chelsea rocked as Paul Pogba agrees mega move

    Daily Star "Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has agreed a deal to join Paris St Germain, according to reports in France. Pogba's future in Turin has been up in the for the last few months following a series of comments made by his agent Mino Raiola. Raiola, who also represents Liverpool striker Mario..." March 07

  • Chelsea dealt £15m BLOW as Real Madrid admit mistake over Man Utd striker

    The Express "The 26-year-old Hernandez joined Real for the season after falling out of favour at Old Trafford, with Robin van Persie, Radamel Falcao, Wayne Rooney and even youngster James Wilson all favoured up front. But according to respected Spanish journalist Melchor Ruiz, Real regret signing the..." March 05

  • John Terry will get Chelsea contract extension, José Mourinho confirms

    The Guardian "José Mourinho has guaranteed John Terry will be a Chelsea player next season and added that the captain’s new one-year deal “will not be the last contract he signs” at Stamford Bridge. Terry will maintain his ever-present record for Chelsea in the Premier League this season by leading out the..." March 04

  • 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

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