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  1. Diego Costa’s agent Jorge Menes is in talks with AC Milan about a possible transfer of the Spanish striker from Chelsea, according to Gazzetta dello Sport. Although the hot-headed striker had been tipped for a return to his former club Atlético Madrid in the Guardian earlier this summer, Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport report that […] View the full article
  2. Chelsea are facing a total media ban in China following Kenedy’s social media mishap last week, according to the the Mirror. As the Mirror report, on Monday, Blues winger Kenedy was sent home early from Chelsea’s pre-season tour of the Far East by manager Antonio Conte in wake of a series of offensive messages posted […] View the full article
  3. Fresh from his two goals against Arsenal on Saturday, Michy Batshuayi has been filmed putting new Chelsea goalkeeper Willy Caballero through his paces in a recent training session. After the Argentina goalkeeper had saved well from the Belgian striker on two separate occasions, the Chelsea striker persisted in his attempts to score past the new […] View the full article
  4. Chelsea are interested in signing Everton youngster Tom Davies, according to The Sun. The Sun believe that Antonio Conte has set his sights on bringing in four new signings between now and the end of the transfer window, and he looks to challenge for all four trophies on offer. It is noted in the report […] View the full article
  5. Chelsea have sent Brazilian youngster Kenedy home from their pre-season tour of Asia after he shared several disrespectful posts on Instagram, report Sky Sports. Sky Sports believe that the negative reaction in China caused by Kenedy’s offensive Instagram posts have forced the club’s hand and they have decided to send him back to England early. […] View the full article
  6. Chelsea are no longer interested in signing Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk, according to the London Evening Standard. As per the London Evening Standard, the Premier League champions are optimistic that three or four new signings will arrive before the end of the summer transfer window, but van Dijk will not be one of them. […] View the full article
  7. Jeremie Boga was the name on everybody’s lips after Chelsea’s 3-0 victory against Arsenal on Saturday. But, who exactly is Chelsea’s bright young attacker and could he be ready for a place in the senior team after his impressive display in Beijing? Boga joined Chelsea from ASPTT Marseille as kid in 2009. During his six […] View the full article
  8. Chelsea lodged an enquiry over the possibility of signing Paris-Saint Germain midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak, according to L’Equipe. Krychowiak moved to the Parc des Princes in the summer of 2016, but failed to make an impression during his debut season in Paris. L’Equipe claim that despite the disappointing campaign that Krychowiak endured, his stock does not […] View the full article
  9. Chelsea are prepared to meet Barcelona utility man Sergi Roberto’s release clause, according to Spanish journalist José Luis Carazo‏. Roberto was formerly somewhat of a laughing stock at the Camp Nou, but last season he finally established himself as an important member in the Catalan giants’ squad. The Spaniard scored the winning goal in Barcelona’s historic […] View the full article
  10. Chelsea youngster Kenedy could face a heavy price for his unprofessional social media behaviour, according to the London Evening Standard. As the Daily Mail reported on Sunday, Chelsea were forced to release an official apology to their Chinese supporters after Kenedy posted several offensive posts on Instagram. The London Evening Standard believe that Kenedy was […] View the full article
  11. Chelsea look set to back Antonio Conte considerably before the summer transfer window comes to an end. The Blues have already recruited Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata this summer, but they are not finished there. As per the Mirror, Chelsea are prepared to allow Conte to spend another £150M on reinforcements, […] View the full article
  12. Chelsea’s new £70 million striker arrived in Singapore yesterday and got straight down to business as he trained with the rest of the squad ahead of their game against Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Alvaro Morata, who signed a 5-year deal with the Premier League champions on Friday, posed for a picture after completing his first […] View the full article
  13. With the signings of Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoué Bakayoko, and Alvaro Morata, Chelsea have made a fantastic start to the summer transfer window. After winning the Premier League title last season, Antonio Conte has looked to freshen up his squad ahead of the club’s title defense and has brought in a number of new […] View the full article
  14. New signing Alvaro Morata has been given the number nine shirt ahead of the new season. Earlier today, Chelsea took to their Instagram account to reveal Morata’s shirt number which will leave a few superstition fans feeling uneasy and slightly pessimistic about the striker’s chances at Stamford Bridge. In recent Chelsea history, the number nine […] View the full article
  15. Although European clubs have barely reached the halfway stages of their pre-season tours, Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti is already backing his former club Chelsea to reach the later stages of this season’s Champions League. Speaking to the press ahead of Bayern Munich’s match against Chelsea in Singapore on Tuesday, the Italian manager, who won […] View the full article
  16. It was a sickening challenge that left both sets of fans looking on with concern. However, Blues manager Antonio Conte has revealed that Spanish winger Pedro will be back in training in ten days after his collision with David Ospina during Chelsea’s victory against Arsenal at the Bird’s Nest Stadium on Saturday. Immediately after sustaining […] View the full article
  17. Chelsea are not alone in the race to sign Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to the Express. As per the Express, the Premier League champions are set to make their move to sign the England international in the next 48 hours. The tabloid note that he has just one-year remaining on his contract with the […] View the full article
  18. Antonio Conte has hinted that Chelsea could change their formation for the upcoming campaign during an interview transcribed by the Mirror. Following a disappointing 3-0 loss at the Emirates, Conte opted to change to a 3-4-3 system, and the Blues never looked back. Following the change in formation, Chelsea equalled the Premier League record for […] View the full article
  19. Chelsea have lodged an official bid to sign Inter Milan winger Antonio Candreva, report Football Italia. Conte worked with Candreva during his time with the Italian national team, and so would presumably know him well. Now holding the hot-seat at Stamford Bridge, it looks as though Conte is keen to reunite with the Inter star […] View the full article
  20. Eden Hazard has taken to Instagram to post a positive injury update. As the London Evening Standard reported in early June, Hazard suffered an ankle fracture while on international duty with his country. The initial prognosis, as the Standard note, was that he would be sidelined for six to eight weeks. Hazard now looks to […] View the full article
  21. Eden Hazard has taken to Instagram to post a positive injury update. As the London Evening Standard reported in early June, Hazard suffered an ankle fracture while on international duty with his country. The initial prognosis, as the Standard note, was that he would be sidelined for six to eight weeks. Hazard now looks to […] View the full article
  22. Chelsea have been forced to issue a public apology to the people of China after Kenedy shared several offensive posts on Instagram. As per the Daily Mail, the posts in question were both directly targeting Chinese people. The tabloid report that Kenedy wrote “Porra China”, which translates as “F*** China”, as well as posting a […] View the full article
  23. After Chelsea missed out on signing Real Madrid right-back Danilo to Premier League rivals Manchester City, Antonio Conte is now pursuing alternative options, according to the London Evening Standard. The Standard report that Chelsea were not willing to pay Danilo’s £30.8M asking price, thus allowing Man City to swoop in and secure his signature. The […] View the full article
  24. Chelsea thrashed Arsenal 3-0 on Saturday lunchtime in a surprisingly energetic display in Beijing. The Blues looked sharp and attacked with pace and purpose. Manager Antonio Conte would have enjoyed watching this one as his intense pre-season regime seems to be paying off. Conte said after the game that he is concerned about the size of his […] View the full article
  25. Chelsea have made their move to sign Brazilian youngster Richarlison, according to the Daily Mail. As per the Daily Mail, Richarlison was close to joining Eredivisie giants Ajax in a £12M deal, but Chelsea have made their move to steal the 20-year-old from under their nose. Richarlison found the back of the net 11 times in […] View the full article