Chelsea Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah will go on pre-season tour despite fears he must do military service in Egypt

    The Telegraph "Mohamed Salah will travel with Chelsea to their pre-season training camp in Austria today. Chelsea are aware of a report from Egypt claiming that Salah may have to return to the country and complete military service, and the club have held private conversations with the player about..." July 21

  • Didier Drogba returning to Chelsea on 1-year deal

    TheScore.com "The last time that Didier Drogba kicked a ball in a Chelsea jersey was on May 19, 2012, when he slotted a penalty past Manuel Neuer to give the club its first-ever Champions League title. Over two years have gone by since then, during which time Drogba featured at Galatasaray and starred for..." July 20

  • Wenger preparing for life after Thomas Vermaelen as defender nears Man Utd move

    Daily Star "The Belgian centre back has been at the centre of ongoing negotiations for a while but now Wenger has hinted he expects Vermaelen to go. Quizzed after the Gunners friendly with Boreham Wood Wenger said he would replace Vermaelen should his transfer go through. Wenger said: "I cannot..." July 20

  • Chelsea plotting a £20m bid for Atletico Madrid defender Joao Miranda

    Daily Star "The Blues asked about Miranda's availability during the final phase of negotiations for the transfer of Atletico full back Filipe Luis this week. And the two clubs will speak again next week about Brazilian Miranda, who played a key role in the Madrid side's La Liga triumph last..." July 19

  • Man Utd, City and Chelsea for Barkley, £8.5m Arsenal target to Liverpool

    Daily Star "Manchester City are interested in Everton and England star Ross Barkley. Reports suggest City chiefs see Barkley, 20, as the perfect long-term replacement for Yaya Toure. Starsport understands the 31-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder wants to leave the Premier League and is pining for a move..." July 18

  • Demba Ba completes £5m switch from Chelsea to Besiktas

    Daily Star "He scored 14 goals for the club since joining from Newcastle in January 2013. Ba spent 18 months on Tyneside after joining the club from West Ham in 2011. The 29-year-old told Besiktas' website: “I’ve had a lot of positive feedback about Beşiktaş JK and Istanbul from my Senegalese friends in..." July 18

  • Chelsea agree deal to sign Filipe Luis

    Give Me Sport "Chelsea have reached an agreement with Spanish champions Atletico Madrid to sign Brazilian left-back Filipe Luis, according to the club's official website. The Blues are believed to have matched Luis' release clause of around £20 million and will immediately begin discussing personal terms with..." July 18

  • Chelsea look to offload John Obi Mikel as they try to hijack Arsenal's Sami Khedira move

    The Express "Blues boss Jose Mourinho is keen on adding another midfielder to his squad before the start of the new Premier League campaign, and with a £60million move for Juventus' Paul Pogba starting to look unlikely, the Special One is keen to land £20million Khedira. Chelsea have a number of players..." July 17

  • Chelsea closing in on Filipe Luis transfer as £20million fee finally agreed for left-back

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea have confirmed they have agreed a deal for Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis. The 28-year-old has long been linked with a switch to Stamford Bridge as a direct replacement for the outgoing Ashley Cole. And the move, subject to personal terms being agreed, now looks all but..." July 16

  • Chelsea beating Man Utd and Man City in race for Roma star Mehdi Benatia

    The Express "The Blues are in the market for a new centre-back after selling David Luiz for a staggering £50million to French champions Paris St-Germain, and with new signing Kurt Zouma set for a loan move this summer, Jose Mourinho is desperate to land an experienced defender. Chelsea have already..." July 16

  • Diego Costa sets sights on silverware after completing £32million move to Chelsea

    Daily Mail "Diego Costa has set his sights on more silverware after completing his move to Chelsea. The Brazil-born striker helped Atletico Madrid clinch the La Liga title last season, while they were also beaten finalists in the Champions League. Jose Mourinho failed to win a trophy in his first season..." July 15

  • Manchester United and Chelsea target Edinson Cavani wants move to Premier League

    Sky Sports "Sky sources are reporting that Edinson Cavani has instructed his agent to investigate a potential move to the Premier League. The 27-year-old Uruguay international joined Paris Saint-Germain from Napoli for around £55m last summer and signed a five-year contract, but now appears keen on a move..." July 15

  • Filipe Luis set for Chelsea medical ahead of £20m switch

    The Express "Jose Mourinho is keen to bring the flying full-back to Stamford Bridge this summer after already securing the services of former Atletico team-mate Diego Costa and Barcelona playmaker Cesc Fabregas. The Special One decided against renewing Ashley Cole's contract at the end of the season, and..." July 15

  • Chelsea open discussions to bring Didier Drogba back to Stamford Bridge as a second choice striker and coach

    Daily Mail "Chelsea have opened discussions about bringing Didier Drogba back to Stamford Bridge. Jose Mourinho wants to sign the 36-year-old as a second striker and will give him coaching responsibilities to develop his role at the club. Drogba is an iconic figure at Chelsea and Mourinho hopes his..." July 14

  • Chelsea eye Arsenal transfer target Sami Khedira as he demands £150k-a-week to quit Real Madrid

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea are ready to hijack Arsene Wenger’s attempt to land Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira for Arsenal. The Gunners have made enquiries about the £20million-rated Germany midfielder, who plays in Sunday's World Cup final against Argentina. However, Khedira is demanding a pay packet of..." July 12

  • No way Jose! Chelsea demand £8m for Liverpool and Tottenham target Ryan Bertrand

    The Express "Jose Mourinho's side have already rejected Liverpool's £6m bid for the twice capped England international, but a revised bid is expected. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with a host of defenders including Bertrand, and is a clear sign that bolstering his back-four is a..." July 11

  • Filipe Luis closes in on £20million Chelsea move as talks with Atletico Madrid re-open

    Daily Mail "Chelsea have re-opened talks with Atletico Madrid over their move to sign Filipe Luis. The left-back is viewed as a priority signing by boss Jose Mourinho but the Blues have so far been frustrated in their attempts to sign Luis. The 28-year-old has a release clause, understood to be in the..." July 10

  • Arsenal and Chelsea miss out on Mario Mandzukic as he confirms Atletico Madrid switch

    Metro "Arsenal and Chelsea have missed out on a deal for summer transfer target Mario Mandzukic, after the striker joined Atletico Madrid from Bayern Munich. The London duo have both been linked with Mandzukic since it became clear he was looking for a move away from the Allianz Arena, but Atletico..." July 10

  • Didier Drogba could be on his way back to Chelsea

    Daily Mail "Chelsea are exploring the feasibility of bringing Didier Drogba back to Stamford Bridge. The 36-year-old has interest from clubs in Qatar while Juventus continue to flirt with the idea of taking him to Turin. Yet Jose Mourinho has a strong relationship with the Ivorian and is interested in..." July 10

  • Chelsea ‘make £7million transfer offer for PSG contract rebel Adrien Rabiot’

    Metro "Chelsea have made a £7million bid for PSG sensation Adrien Rabiot – after he turned down a new contract at the French club. Rabiot, 19, is one of the most exciting young midfielders in Europe and he established himself as a key performer for PSG last season. However, despite the club..." July 09

  • Ashley Cole signs a two-year deal with Italian club Roma

    Daily Mail "Ashley Cole has signed for Italian giants Roma following his release from Chelsea at the end of last season. The 33-year-old signed a two-year contract on Monday after becoming a free agent this summer. Upon his arrival in the city, Cole was mobbed by Italian fans at the airport as the..." July 07

  • Cole 'talking to several foreign clubs,' claims his agent

    talkSport "The 33-year-old left-back is a free agent following his release by Chelsea this summer and has been linked with various sides, including Liverpool as well as overseas outfits. Reports have suggested a move to Italian club Roma could be close. And Cole's agent Jonathan Barnett on Sunday told..." July 07

  • Atletico Madrid looking to snap up Alvaro Negredo to replace Chelsea-bound Diego Costa

    Daily Star "Spanish champions Atletico are close to completing the sale of Diego Costa to Chelsea and want to use the money on a bid for Negredo. The Costa deal could even be announced today - paving the way for an official offer for Negredo. City striker Negredo enjoyed a successful start to his career..." July 01

  • Chelsea's William Carvalho interest intensifies with Jose Mourinho ready to bid for £30m-rated midfielder

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will reignite his interest in Sporting Lisbon’s William Carvalho, writes Tom Hopkinson for the Sunday People. The defensive midfielder, 22, is available this summer for £30million – including add-ons – by the Portuguese club. That figure has been baulked at by..." June 29

  • Chelsea eye Paul Pogba as Jose Mourinho considers paying Juventus' £60m demand

    Daily Mail "Chelsea are considering stumping up the staggering £60million Juventus want for Paul Pogba. Manchester United, who had Pogba as a scholar, want to re-sign him – but not at that price. However, Chelsea see the 21-year-old France international as a good investment, not least because his..." June 29

  • Blues launch £67m DOUBLE swoop

    Daily Star "Reports from France indicate Gabonese striker Aubameyang is set to complete a switch to Stamford Bridge with the two clubs in advanced talks over a deal. The 25-year-old only moved to Germany 12 months ago, and netted 13 goals in 21 Bundesliga starts for Jurgen Klopp's side during his debut..." June 28

  • Chelsea legend Frank Lampard set for move to New York City after England World Cup exit

    Daily Star "Lampard is due to join Manchester City's franchise club for pre-season in January. The 36-year-old plans to stay fit by training with Chelsea, who released him at the end of last season. Lampard's decision also suggests he is going to call time with England. Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson..." June 27

  • Chelsea offer Man Utd target Toni Kroos a HUGE £6.4m-a-year deal at Stamford Bridge

    Daily Star "Spanish newspaper AS claim that the Blues have offered Kroos a £6.4m a year deal which would see him earn a £125,000 a week. AS also claim that the Blues could sign the highly coveted midfielder for as little as £15m. Blues boss Jose Mourinho is keen to further strengthen his midfield this..." June 25

  • Barcelona will move for Chelsea star Hazard if deal for Suarez falters

    Daily Star "The future of Hazard was thrown into doubt at the end of last season when manager Jose Mourinho publicly criticised him for his costly error in the Champions League semi-final defeat to Atletico Madrid. But since that public outburst from Mourinho, Hazard has continuously insisted he would..." June 23

  • Frank Lampard yet to make a decision about England future

    Sky Sports "Frank Lampard will not make a decision about his England future until after the World Cup. The 36-year-old midfielder has been handed the captaincy for Tuesday’s final Group D game against Costa Rica after England’s elimination was confirmed by last week’s defeat against Uruguay. There has..." June 23

  • WATCH Chelsea & Utd free to battle for Porto's Mangala as Barcelona pull plug on £36m move

    Daily Star "Mangala is wanted at Old Trafford by new boss Louis Van Gaal as he seeks to rebuild United after their dismal 2013-14 season. Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is also on the lookout for a defender after David Luiz's £50m switch to Paris Saint-Germain. The 23-year-old fits the bill for both sides,..." June 23

  • Man Utd and Chelsea left empty-handed as Toni Kroos plumps for Real Madrid

    The Express "Both Premier League sides are keen to strike a deal for the unsettled playmaker, but Spanish outlet Marca claims that Kroos has already decided he wants to ply his trade at the Santiago Bernabeu once his time in the Bundesliga is up. New Red Devils boss Louis Van Gaal is determined to..." June 21

  • Chelsea ‘finally open negotiations with PSG over Ezequiel Lavezzi transfer’

    Metro "Chelsea have formally opened talks with French club PSG as they look to finally land long-term target Ezequiel Lavezzi. Blues boss Jose Mourinho has been tracking the Argentine for the last two transfer windows and he is now making his move. Lavezzi, currently at the World Cup in Brazil, is..." June 21

  • Arsenal target Samuel Eto'o WANTS Roma move… but he's demanding £60k a week

    The Express "The Cameroon international will be a free agent soon and he has been linked to a cluster of clubs including the Gunners and Everton. But fresh reports suggest Roma are leading the race to sign the Chelsea reject. Reports on the continent indicate Roma will have to stump up nearly..." June 20

  • Monaco move ahead of Liverpool to become bookies' favourite to sign Ashley Cole

    The Express "Cole announced at the end of last season that he would be leaving Stamford Bridge and has been tipped to join an MLS club. Chelsea are growing increasingly confident of signing Atletico Madrid's Felipe Luis as his replacement in a deal with team-mate Diego Costa that would be worth..." June 20

  • Lampard can have my job as Chelsea boss whenever he wants it says Mourinho

    Daily Mail "Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has refused to rule out the possibility of Frank Lampard coming back to manage the club in the future. Mourinho said he can see the England midfielder returning to Stamford Bridge ‘very, very soon’, after Lampard and the club parted ways at the end of the Premier..." June 20

  • Laurent Blanc admits PSG won’t sign Eden Hazard unless he requests Chelsea exit

    Metro "Eden Hazard has been urged to hand in a transfer request at Chelsea by Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc. The Frenchman has not hidden his interest in Hazard this summer, despite already capturing £50m David Luiz from Chelsea. But he admits he will struggle to convince the Blues to part..." June 19