Chelsea Rumors & News

  • Chelsea transfers: Tottenham told to name their price for left-back Danny Rose

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea have asked Tottenham to name their price for Danny Rose. Blues boss Jose Mourinho is desperate to sign a left-back before the start of the season on Saturday, and it is believed that the Premier League champions are willing to pay around £15million for Rose. Mourinho currently has..." August 04

  • Manchester United's interest in John Stones could drive up price to £34m for defender

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea have been frustrated in their efforts to sign Everton defender John Stones, with a second bid of £26m turned down on Wednesday. However, the Premier League champions are prepared to bid up to £30m which includes a series of add-ons. " August 01

  • Manchester United's interest in John Stones could drive up price to £34m for defender

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea have been frustrated in their efforts to sign Everton defender John Stones, with a second bid of £26m turned down on Wednesday. However, the Premier League champions are prepared to bid up to £30m which includes a series of add-ons. This is still short of Everton's £34m valuation for..." July 31

  • Chelsea hope third bid for Everton defender John Stones will convince Bill Kenwright to sell England international

    The Telegraph "Chelsea have attempted to smooth their bid to sign John Stones by holding talks with Everton about how the two clubs can avoid any more mud-slinging over the central defender. Everton have rejected two bids for Stones, with a third expected to follow, and discussions are understood to have..." July 31

  • John Terry backs ‘top, top player’ Radamel Falcao to succeed at Chelsea

    The Guardian "John Terry has said it took him only 120 seconds to decide his new Chelsea team-mate Radamel Falcao could succeed in the Premier League. When the former England captain came up against the Colombian in April, during Manchester United’s visit to Stamford Bridge, Terry was left in no doubt as to..." July 31

  • Manchester City ready to join John Stones chase as Chelsea prepare THIRD bid for Everton defender

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea will return with a fresh bid for John Stones after Everton rejected their second offer of £26million. But Manchester City are ready to join the chase to land the England defender if Chelsea look like they are close to signing him. The champions, who had a £20m move turned down two..." July 30

  • Chelsea misfit Mohamed Salah on verge of completing protracted loan move to Roma

    Daily Mail "Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah is expected to tie up his protracted move to Roma on Wednesday. The Egyptian winger had agreed to join the Serie A side at the weekend but the clubs have discussed a £1.4million loan fee with a buy-out figure of £16m. Salah has been at the centre of a transfer..." July 29

  • Former Chelsea ace Kevin De Bruyne admits he would like Man City switch

    Daily Star "Wolfsburg’s former Chelsea ace is a £40m target for City. De Bruyne has revealed he is unsure where his future lies following rival interest from French giants Paris St-Germain. He said: “I don’t know where I will play next season. “I just have to train well and make sure that I am fully..." July 28

  • Chelsea set to make £26m second offer for Everton's John Stones within the next 48 hours

    Daily Mirror "Chelsea will make their second bid for Everton defender John Stones within the next 48 hours. The Toffees are demanding around £34million, which would break British record fee for a defender. The Champions, however, will offer £26m after having a £20million bid rejected two weeks..." July 27

  • Jose Mourinho open to Chelsea playing Premier League games in USA

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has claimed he is open to the possibility of playing Premier League fixtures in the USA in the future after being impressed with the crowds that the Blues have drawn during their pre-season tour. The reigning Premier League champions faced Paris Saint-Germain in..." July 27

  • Chelsea and Liverpool given massive boost in race for France international

    Daily Star "Chelsea and Liverpool have been given a huge boost in the race for Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko. The Toon star has been strongly linked with a switch to Tottenham. And French news outlet Foot Mercato had suggested that Mauricio Pochettino was ready to table an offer. But the..." July 26

  • Filipe Luis cleared for Chelsea exit as Juve beat Liverpool and Man Utd to Atletico ace

    The Express "Luis has already agreed a deal to return to Atletico just 12 months after making the move to Stamford Bridge. But the deal has been held up as the La Liga outfit look to offload Siqueira, according to reports. Siqueira has been linked with Liverpool and Manchester United." July 25

  • Chelsea to launch £26m bid for John Stones

    Daily Mail "Chelsea will make a fresh £26million offer for Everton defender John Stones today after the champions' initial £20m bid was rebuffed. Jose Mourinho is confident he will land his man - seen as the long-term successor to club captain John Terry - and says Everton have not indefinitely rejected..." July 21

  • Chelsea may be forced to set transfer record to buy Everton’s John Stones

    The Guardian "Chelsea are refusing to relent in the battle to sign Everton’s John Stones and will make an improved bid of around £26m despite Roberto Martínez’s anger over the situation.. The Spaniard has accused José Mourinho of unsettling the 21-year-old England international by going public with an..." July 21

  • Oscar insists he has no interest in joining Juventus

    London Evening Standard "Oscar has insisted he has no interest in joining Juventus and has committed his long-term future to Chelsea. Juventus had hoped to sign the Brazil international this summer and install him as their new no10. Oscar suffered a dip in form in the second half of the last campaign, but still has..." July 19

  • Chelsea's John Stones transfer chase WILL continue Jose Mourinho warns Everton

    Daily Mirror "Special One insists while Roberto Martinez has stated publicly the defender is not for sale, that is NOT what the Toffees have told the champions. Jose Mourinho has warned he will not stop bidding for highly-rated John Stones despite Everton’s claim he is not for sale, writes Darren Lewis in..." July 19

  • Manchester United plot £22m Pedro deal as Chelsea face competition for Barcelona forward

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are plotting a £22million swoop for Barcelona forward Pedro to boost Louis van Gaal's attacking options. Van Gaal has allowed Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao to leave United this summer, leaving his only striking options Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernandez and James..." July 18

  • Everton tell Chelsea to forget about signing England star

    Liverpool Echo "Everton have told Chelsea to forget about trying to sign John Stones. The ECHO understands that the Blues defender is NOT for sale despite the Premier League champions tabling a £20m bid today. Stones, 21, insisted only last night that he is “very happy” at Goodison Park and put pen-to-paper..." July 18

  • Didier Drogba offered MLS contract as Chicago Fire lead chase - sources

    ESPN FC "Major League Soccer has made a contract offer to Ivorian striker Didier Drogba, multiple sources have told ESPN FC, but there is competition from an unknown Qatari club. Sources have also confirmed that within MLS, several teams are in the mix to land Drogba, with the Chicago Fire making the..." July 18

  • Atletico Madrid president confirms Spanish club are in talks with Chelsea over summer move for Filipe Luis

    Daily Mail "Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has revealed his club is in talks with Chelsea regarding left-back Filipe Luis' possible return to the Vicente Calderon stadium this summer. The Brazil international joined Chelsea in a £15.8million transfer last summer after four seasons at Atletico and..." July 17

  • Chelsea sign Serbian wonderkid Danilo Pantic on four-year deal

    The Express "The 18-year-old's future was believed to be up in the air when in January a move to west London failed to materialise. And ownership of the former Partizan Belgrade star was unclear when Vitesse announced they had secured the player on a loan deal for next season." July 17

  • Roman Abramovich ‘flying out to seal Axel Witsel to Chelsea transfer’

    Metro "Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will fly out to Russia to personally secure the transfer signing of Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel, according to reports. Several heavyweights have been tracking Witsel, who was instrumental in pushing Zenit to the top of the Russian Premier League..." July 16

  • Chelsea to sign £22m Arsenal and Liverpool target Pedro next week

    The Express "Pedro's future at the Nou Camp is in doubt as he battles for a place in Luis Enrique's side. Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar are all ahead of the 27-year-old in the Barcelona pecking order. And the Daily Star report Chelsea will seal a £22million deal for Pedro after Barcelona's..." July 15

  • Asmir Begovic poised to complete £8 million move to Stamford Bridge on Friday

    The Telegraph "Asmir Begovic is poised to complete his £8 million move to Chelsea on Friday, with Marco van Ginkel heading to Stoke City as part of the deal. Begovic will end his five-year association with Stoke after agreeing to join the Premier League champions as Petr Cech’s replacement, providing..." July 10

  • Chelsea confirm signing of Swedish wonderkid

    Daily Star "The 16-year-old has joined from IF Brommapojkarna and will initially link up with Joe Edwards' Under-18. Edwards said: "He’s a right-sided, powerful defender, comfortable also playing on the left, who likes to bring the ball out of defence." July 09

  • Unhappy Chelsea star John Obi Mikel in line for shock Manchester United duo link-up

    The Express "The midfielder has been at Stamford Bridge for nine years but has failed to establish himself as a key player for the club. Mikel is behind the likes of Cesc Fabregas, Nemanja Matic and Ramires in Jose Mourinho's plans next season, and his place in the team is under further threat from..." July 09

  • Chelsea ‘agree shock transfer deal to sign Chile star Charles Aranguiz’

    Metro "Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign Internacional midfielder Charles Aranguiz, according to reports. The central midfielder, who helped Chile to Copa America victory at the weekend, has been tipped to move to Europe for the last 12 months. " July 08

  • Asmir Begovic targeted as Red Devils look to hijack Chelsea's £8m bid

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United are reportedly considering hijacking Chelsea's move for Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic. The Potters stopper has been identified by Jose Mourinho as the ideal replacement for Petr Cech, who completed his switch to Arsenal last week. Chelsea have been in negotiations with..." July 06

  • Juventus will sell Arturo Vidal to finance move for Chelsea star Oscar

    The Express "The Chile international has apparently agreed a move to Real Madrid this summer, telling Rafa Benitez he intends to put pen-to-paper on a five-year deal. Vidal has previously been linked with Manchester United and Arsenal, but now looks set to leave Turin as Massimo Allegri attempts to keep..." July 05

  • 'Radamel Falcao took huge pay cut to join Blues'

    The Telegraph "Chelsea are paying new signing Radamel Falcao less than half his £265,000-a-week salary at Monaco, according to reports. The Colombian striker completed his season-long loan move to Stamford Bridge on Friday, and it has now been claimed that he has taken a huge pay cut to seal the..." July 04

  • Chelsea signs Radamel Falcao on season-long loan from Monaco

    The Score "Another year, another loan spell for Radamel Falcao. Hopefully a new city will help him regain some semblance of scoring ability. Chelsea confirmed Friday what has long been rumoured, announcing the signing of the Colombian striker on a season-long loan. Falcao, 29, is coming off a miserable..." July 03

  • Barcelona set to beat Chelsea to the £25m signing of Arda Turan

    Daily Mail "Barcelona are confident of beating Chelsea to the signing of Arda Turan with the player expected to complete the £25million move as soon as personal terms are finalised. Barca coach Luis Enrique requested the 28-year-old Atletico Madrid midfielder be signed before he went on holiday. It now..." July 02

  • Chelsea offer for Asmir Begovic rejected by Stoke City - sources

    ESPN FC "Chelsea have had a bid for Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic rejected, sources have told ESPN FC. Begovic, 28, has been identified as the Premier League champions' top target to replace Petr Cech following the Czech Republic international's move to Arsenal. Chelsea previously tried to sign..." June 30

  • It’s official: Petr Cech has swapped London clubs, Chelsea to Arsenal

    Pro Soccer Talk "That picture is weird, but we’ll get used to it. It’s been rumored for so long that it’s hardly news, and the photos don’t lie: Petr Cech has swapped Stamford Bridge for the Emirates Stadium. The Chelsea legend is now an Arsenal newcomer, as the 33-year-old Cech has agreed to terms with the..." June 29

  • Petr Cech arrives at Arsenal for medical to finalise £11m move from Chelsea

    The Guardian "Petr Cech is on the verge of completing his protracted £11m transfer to Arsenal from Chelsea, having undertaken his medical on Friday, but the north London club fear that they will be beaten to the signing of Southampton’s Morgan Schneiderlin by Manchester United. Arsène Wenger has wanted to..." June 27

  • Arsenal ready £8.5m bid for Chelsea star Charley Musonda

    The Express "The Gunners are on the verge of wrapping up an £11million move for Chelsea goalkeeping legend Petr Cech, who was having his medical at the Emirates yesterday. But they are also planning a move for young midfielder Charly Musonda. Gunners manager Arsene Wenger was keen on Belgian attacking..." June 27

  • Newcastle in pole position for Chelsea and Saints target Charlie Austin

    The Express "Austin, the most sought-after striker in the Premier League, is at the centre of a transfer tug-of-war with four clubs right now. Southampton had offered around £13.75m for the England new boy but Newcastle manager Steve McClaren, who worked with Austin at Loftus Road, has gazumped..." June 24

  • Andrija Zivkovic targeted by Chelsea and Valencia - agent

    ESPN FC "Chelsea and Valencia are among the clubs battling to sign Serbian youngster Andrija Zivkovic, according to the talented 18-year-old's agent. Zivkovic has come to prominence at this summer's Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand, where he set up the winner for teammate Nemanja Maksimovic in Serbia's..." June 24

  • Chelsea put £15m price tag on Loic Remy

    The Telegraph "Chelsea will demand at least £15 million for Loïc Rémy in a move that could put a big dent in Crystal Palace’s hopes of signing the striker. Rémy is considering his Chelsea future after the club agreed a deal to sign Radamel Falcao on loan for next season. The Frenchman fears he will be..." June 20

  • Chelsea eye £24m swoop for Manchester United midfield target to replace John Obi Mike

    The Express "Mourinho has identified the defensive midfielder as one of the men he wants to improve his options, with long-serving John Obi Mikel looking likely to leave Stamford Bridge amid interest from Turkey and the Middle East." June 19

  • Arsenal's Petr Cech transfer close to completion after Wenger vows he WILL be his No1

    Daily Mirror "Petr Cech is homing in on a £10million move to Arsenal - in defiance of his Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho. Gunners manager Arsene Wenger is confident of completing the deal, with the two clubs are understood to be close to an agreement which could be rubber-stamped within the next couple of..." June 19

  • Chelsea, West Ham and Newcastle in £15m battle for Charlie Austin

    The Express "Relegated QPR want around £15million for their 25-year-old striker, who still has a year left on his contract but is certain to move on this summer. New Newcastle manager Steve McClaren is already in talks with Rangers over Austin, though a firm bid is yet to be made. Austin is reluctant to..." June 18

  • Radamel Falcao to join Chelsea on loan for 2015-16 season - reports

    ESPN FC "Chelsea are near agreement on a loan deal that would bring in Radamel Falcao from French club Monaco for the 2015-16 Premier League season, according to reports. Jose Mourinho has made no secret of his desire to sign Falcao, despite the Colombia international contributing just four goals in 26..." June 16

  • Chelsea may have to vacate Stamford Bridge for at least two seasons

    The Guardian "Chelsea’s plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge into a 60,000-seat stadium could see them play their home matches elsewhere for at least two seasons should the go-ahead be given for work to begin on their home of 110 years. The Premier League champions are to reveal proposals to residents and fans..." June 16

  • Radamel Falcao to Chelsea: Monaco want young players in exchange

    The Telegraph "Monaco have asked to take some of Chelsea’s promising young players on loan as part of the deal that will see striker Radamel Falcao play at Stamford Bridge next season. Radamel’s season-long loan deal is virtually complete and Monaco are keen on Chelsea’s 20-year-old midfielder Mario Pasalic..." June 16

  • Petr Cech wants Arsenal transfer this summer - according to Chelsea's goalkeeping coach

    Daily Mirror "Petr Cech's goalkeeping coach Christophe Lollichon believes the Chelsea star wants to go to Arsenal. Arsene Wenger is understood to be confident of a deal to take the 33-year-old Blues veteran from Stamford Bridge to the Emirates this week. Lollichon, who has worked with Cech for ten years,..." June 16

  • West Ham join race for £15m Charlie Austin with Chelsea, Southampton and Newcastle United all keen on QPR star

    London Evening Standard "Charlie Austin is wanted by Southampton and West Ham as well as Newcastle United with relegated Queen’s Park Rangers looking for a fee of £15m from the transfer of their most saleable asset. Newcastle have a longstanding interest in Austin, 25, currently with the England senior squad in..." June 15

  • Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho set to sign £30m mega deal that will secure his services at Stamford Bridge until 2019

    Daily Mail "Jose Mourinho’s new £30million four-year deal with Chelsea is expected to be signed in the coming weeks, with both sides satisfied with the progress of negotiations. Mourinho is set to commit to the Premier League champions until 2019 and though Chelsea are not ready to announce the deal yet,..." June 15

  • Arsenal closing in on Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech

    Daily Mail "Arsenal will push to complete an £11million swoop for Petr Cech by the end of next week. And in a further boost, Theo Walcott looks likely to commit his long-term future to the club following positive talks over a new deal. But it is the potential capture of goalkeeper Cech that will excite..." June 14

  • Turkish giants Fenerbahce eye Chelsea star

    The Express "Mikel has fallen down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge following the arrival of Nemanja Matic, and Fenerbahce sporting director Giuliano Terraneo has travelled to London ahead of talks with his agents. " June 14