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  1. General Transfer Talk

    I hear some RUMOURS that Roman has given AVB €150M to strenght the team on 4 positions next month. A full back (right), a central defender, a creative midfielder and a striker. Let's say that these rumours are right, who would you get?? On top of AVB's list are rumoured: Alvaro Pereira, Gary Cahill, Jack Rodwell and Gonzalo Higuain or Edinson Cavani..
  2. Alexis Sanchez

    Chelsea join United and Inter in £17m race for Chile winger Alexis Sanchez Chelsea have expressed an interest in Udinese winger Alexis Sanchez. The Chile World Cup star is in outstanding form in Serie A and has also been targeted by Manchester United and Inter Milan. Interest: Chile's striker Alexis Sanchez Udinese president Giampaolo Pazzi has previously said Sanchez, will not be sold before the summer The 22-year-old has a £17m buy-out clause in his contract. source: http://www.dailymail...l#ixzz1B6QUjwCq
  3. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

    seen some stories going about that we want him as part of any Cech deal wouldnt mind him at Chelsea tbh
  4. Isco

    Sunday People Sport can reveal the Blues are close to announcing the£15million signing of Spain Under-21 international midfielder Isco http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/chelsea-ready-to-extend-frank-lampard-1521165
  5. Paulo Dybala

    http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11865/9710480/chelsea-target-paulo-dybala-is-almost-certain-to-be-sold-in-summer-says-palermo-president Obviously been a target for us. 21 year old with decent scoring record in Serie A but obviously badly advised. No club in the world will pay him 15m wages per year. Maybe we can acquire him cheaply, loan the shit out of him and sell him for a profit.
  6. Didier Drogba

    Didier Drogba proves why he has to be Chelsea's top dog - and that means Fernando Torres must start on the bench against Manchester United Struggling Spaniard can make bigger impact as a substitute against Manchester United, but the Ivorian powerhouse must be the one to lead the Blues' line on Tuesday By Wayne Veysey at Stamford Bridge Apr 10, 2011 9:30:00 AM There are some big beasts in the Chelsea jungle. But there is only one top dog – and that is Didier Drogba. Following Fernando Torres' deadline-day switch, a pack of feared predators have been queuing up to bare their teeth at the point of the attack. But on the evidence of the audition for Tuesday's season-hinging match at Manchester United, only Drogba has the bite to compliment the bark. Chelsea's centre-forward required careful guarding against Wigan Athletic. He ran the channels, bashed defenders out of the way in a manner in which only he can, created space for others with smart movement and banged in shots from all angles whenever he had a sniff of goal. In manager-speak, he put in a shift. He was also wasteful, too, in his desire to breach the dam erected by Roberto Martinez and prove he is lord of the manor at the Bridge. Excellent free-kick positions were wasted and team-mates were sometimes ignored as he strove in search of something that would guarantee his master's approval. Carlo Ancelotti claims he already knows his team and the system he will play at Old Trafford in the quarter-final second leg. He provided a big hint by binning 4-4-2 and starting with the 4-3-3 formation that has been Chelsea's bread and butter since the Jose Mourinho days. Drogba alone up front, Nicolas Anelka and Florent Malouda either side of him and a three-man midfield patrolled by Frank Lampard, Ramires and John Obi-Mikel. Like John Terry, who was not in the matchday squad, Torres and Michael Essien were 'rested'. Feeling blue | Torres has failed to score in 648 minutes at Chelsea since deadline-day move As a dress rehearsal, it can be said to only have been a partial success. By the end of the first half, as Chelsea searched for greater cutting edge, Anelka was playing alongside Drogba. At half-time, the ineffective Mikel was withdrawn and Yossi Benayoun was summoned from the bench for his first Chelsea appearance since September 22. By that point, it was back to the 4-4-2 formation originally introduced to shoehorn Torres into the starting XI. Anelka made way for the Spaniard a third of the way into the second period after linking well with Drogba but failing to offer the kind of threat of which he is capable. Torres' 31-minute performance was a considerable improvement on his previous 617 minutes in the blue shirt. He was industrious, lively and found himself in some excellent goalscoring positions. There was everything but the goal. How the Bridge willed him to break his Chelsea duck. Malouda's goal coaxed Wigan out of their half and provided the kind of space behind the centre halves that would have been an amusement park for the Torres of two years ago. One Drogba cross narrowly avoided his lunging body. A long ball from the back sent him clear on goal but Torres' first touch, not for the first time in a desperate 10 weeks in west London, let him down. With the clock counting down, Benayoun side-footed a short pass into his path in the penalty area with no Wigan defenders in sight. The crowd held its breath as Torres shaped to pull the trigger. Surely, this would be it. Torres' connection with the outside of his right boot was true. The ball was heading for the back of the net. But Ali Al Habsi, whose reflexes had been in good working order all afternoon, stretched out his arm at the last millisecond and diverted the ball to safety. It was a mighty fine save but something is still missing for the Chelsea No. 9. You feel Torres in his 2007-09 pomp would not have given Al Habsi the opportunity to show off his athleticism. With his job and legacy possibly depending on the outcome of the Champions League quarter-final, Ancelotti cannot afford to indulge Roman Abramovich's marquee signing from the start on Tuesday. For the Italian, it has to be Drogba leading the line, with two creators either side of him. Just the way the Ivorian likes it. The support act is not one that suits him or Torres. They both have to be the main man. Malouda is likely to get the nod over Yuri Zhirkov as Saturday's Spring sunshine reawakened the player that had laid dormant for six months. Yossi Benayoun is fit to start after making his first appearance for Chelsea since September 22 on Saturday but it would represent a gamble by Ancelotti to prefer him to Anelka, whose versatility and awareness should guarantee him a starting point. He is also the club's leading scorer this season with 16 goals. Poor Salamon Kalou, scorer of nine goals this season – the same as Torres – will once again be shunted out to the sidelines. Whatever the future of the Big Four strikers holds beyond this season, Ancelotti must concentrate on the here and now. It will suit Chelsea, and perhaps Torres too, for the club's record signing to be an impact substitute against United's tiring defenders. That means letting the club's top Drog off the leash from the first minute. Link
  7. Benjamin Mendy

    Benjamin Mendy Chelsea Transfer News: Antonio Conte Eyes Benjamin Mendy, Top Blues Rumours http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2698907-chelsea-transfer-news-antonio-conte-eyes-benjamin-mendy-top-blues-rumours
  8. Deadline Day!

    What are u thoughts about deadline day? Which are players that u expect Chelsea to sign, and which are players u expect Chelsea to sold? IN: Modric, and i expect one crazy signing again from nothing. OUT:Kalou, Malouda, Benayoun.
  9. Rafinha

    Bundesliga Journal‏ @bulijournal Chelsea want to sign Bayern Munich's right back #Rafinha 🇧🇷before the end of the transfer window. [Bild] #cfc #fcb
  10. Andre Gomes

    Just heard that we are interested in this 19 year old Benfica midfielder. Don't know much about him but he's 6ft 2ins, the captain of Portugal's captain at the U20 World Cup and has been compared to Javi Martinez of Bayern Munich.
  11. Cedric Soares

    Cedric Soares How about just transfering Saints director of transfers to join our lot! Chelsea transfer news: Cedric Soares emerges as THIRD Southampton defender on Blues’ summer wishlist Antonio Conte is also hunting Virgil van Dijk and seeks a return for Ryan Bertrand as he looks to bolster squad ahead of Champions League football https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/3258765/chelsea-transfer-news-cedric-soares-southampton/
  12. William Carvalho

    Chelsea are set to move ahead of Arsenal in the race for William Carvalho by making a £35million offer for the Sporting Lisbon midfielder. The Blues have ramped up their interest in Carvalho in the last few days and despite Jose Mourinho insisting that his shopping is finished, he is readying an offer for the player. According to Abola newspaper, the bid will be about £35million – £2million short of his release clause – but Sporting could be open to selling at that price. http://metro.co.uk/2014/08/19/chelsea-set-to-make-35million-offer-for-arsenal-transfer-target-william-carvalho-4837938/
  13. Jordy Clasie

    BREAKING: Southampton make midfielder Jordy Clasie available for transfer #SSN https://t.co/EiEMd7TDLo
  14. Toby Alderweireld

    According to rumours in the media, we would exchange Filipe Luis for Toby Alderweireld this summer with Atlético. Alderweireld plays on loan this season for Southampton. He is a Belgian international and can perfectly play centre back and right back. He has had a very good season. At this topic, you can see the Southampton fans are crazy about him. A lot of them think he's their best defender of the past 25 years (page 2): http://www.saintsweb.co.uk/showthread.php?53983-Toby/page2#.VUoNkJP0xg8
  15. Julian Draxler

    SkySports reporting we are interested... I like this guy, looks awesome, him on the left, Hazard on right and switching all game - just wow! We could buy him and loan him back for a year if Schalke need him so badly, I would gladly wait a year for ths guy, or do cash and Marin - seeing as Marin is getting no game time Anyway, this guy - yes please If already another thread, please merge - did search but found nothing
  16. Davinson Sanchez

    Willian 2.0?
  17. Danny Rose

    From SkySports Transfer Centre Source: Mirror
  18. Amblève

    CHELSEA ON THE VERGE OF BOLSTERING FIRST TEAM WITH AMBLÈVE http://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2017/07/30/chelsea-verge-announcing-ambleve-signing/
  19. Kyle Walker

    Would be a interesting buy eh! Maybe Danny Rose too? lol Well if Citeh have been told they can have him it wil get scrappy IF Conteh does really want him too. But might need to give him some chill pills now n then. Kyle Walker Chelsea poised for £40m summer transfer scrap with Manchester City over Tottenham's England star Kyle Walker Both clubs want to strengthen at right-back and can DOUBLE the unsettled defender's current wages http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/chelsea-poised-40m-summer-transfer-10435693
  20. Izzy Brown

    Chelsea Set To Complete Izzy Brown DealChelsea will shortly complete the signing of 16 year-old forward Isaiah ‘Izzy’ Brown from West Bromwich Albion after the finer details of the move were finalised on Friday. The Blues have held a long-standing interest in the Peterborough-born youngster but only accelerated the process of signing the England youth international in recent weeks. Perhaps spurred into action by his ascent into professional football and the potential of losing him to another club – he spent a week on trial at Arsenal in January – they decided to make their move. Brown made his Premier League debut towards the back end of last season barely two months after his sixteenth birthday. The Baggies’ Academy Player of the Year appeared at Under-21 and Under-18 level whilst still a schoolboy and was a regular feature for Kenny Swain’s Three Lions in their Victory Shield campaign. He is capable of playing as either an out and out forward or as a wide attacker and is blessed with skill, pace, strength and finishing ability. He will join a group of first-year scholars featuring Jeremie Boga, Charly Musonda, Charlie Colkett and others before penning professional terms next summer, and will likely feature across all youth age groups under both Dermot Drummy and Adi Viveash. West Brom will receive standard up-front compensation for the lifelong Chelsea supporter, roughly to the tune of £200,000 for his training and development up to this point. There is the potential for upwards of seven figures to make its way to The Hawthorns over the course of Brown’s Chelsea career should he reach the professional ranks, and they will be due a percentage of any future profit made on the player should he be sold. http://thechels.net/2013/07/chelsea-set-to-complete-izzy-brown-deal/ http://www.weaintgotnohistory.com/2013/7/7/4501848/west-bromwich-albion-Isaiah-brown-chelsea-transfer-training-update P.S. Since this is not official announced I have added it to transfer talk. Mods, please feel free to shift as appropriate.
  21. Nélson Semedo

    http://sportwitness.ning.com/forum/topics/ivanovic-needs-to-look-over-shoulder-as-chelsea-eye-replacement
  22. Antonio Rüdiger

    'CHELSEA are set to go head-to-head with Manchester United for Antonio Rudiger [...]' http://www.express.co.uk/sport/football/520633/Chelsea-news-transfers-Wenger-Rudiger If this piece of news is true, I'll lose all faith in our manager and scouts. Since I am also a fan of VfB Stuttgart, I have been watching Rüdiger on a regular base since his arrival into the first team. He is young. That's the only positive argument concerning him. He doesn't seem to develop as rapidly as thought and most Stuttgart fans regret that the offer of Monaco to buy him was rejected. Antonio Rüdiger often shows solid performances but he frequently makes huge mistakes leading to goals for the opposition. In my opinion, he is no Chelsea material but would fit into a midtable side. With Zouma, Chelsea have a defender with much more potential in its squad. This rumour doesn't make sense to me at all. Rüdiger is maximum average - nothing more.