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In A League Of Football Intelligentsia, Arsene Wenger Now Looks The Class Clown

As one surveyed the wreckage at Anfield last weekend, the case of Alex Oxlade Chamberlain was more interesting than most. As Liverpool’s heavy-artillery proved too much for the Gunners, ‘The Ox’ was symptomatic of the malaise which encapsulates the entire Arsenal squad. Here was a player intrinsic to Arsenal’s chances willfully watching the game pass him by. A player who, aged …

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Conte’s Comments Show Displeasure Over Nemanja Matic Departure

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - MARCH 18: Antonio Conte manager of Chelsea celebrates victory with Nemanja Matic of Chelsea after the Premier League match between Stoke City and Chelsea at Bet365 Stadium on March 18, 2017 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Antonio Conte has made his displeasure over Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic public.  The Blues had appeared to be amassing a formidable squad ahead of their title defence this season, but much of this good work appears to have come undone. Conte had understandably placed great emphasis on getting more strength in-depth in the squad, while the powers that be …

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Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder [Report]

August 6th 2017, Wembley Stadium, London, England; FA Community Shield Final, Arsenal versus Chelsea; Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal takes on David Luiz of Chelsea (Photo by Shaun Brooks/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Even before a ball has been kicked in the 2017/18 Premier League season, Chelsea fans are on edge.  The Pensioners have indeed made some impressive signings. Alvaro Morata, aged just 24, looks primed to establish a long and successful career at the club while Antonio Rudiger and Tiemoue Bakayoko have been warmly received by the Stamford Bridge faithful. The fans’ most …

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Chelsea And Manchester City Vie For Danilo’s Signature

Real Madrid's Brazilian defender Danilo (L) vies with Celta Vigo's Danish midfielder Pione Sisto during the Spanish league football match RC Celta de Vigo vs Real Madrid CF at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo on May 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

The market for top class defenders is certainly not for the faint-hearted. Chelsea’s desire to bolster their defensive options saw them part ways with £29 million to acquire the services of Antonio Rudiger. Manchester City, not to be outdone, then spent £50m on enticing Kyle Walker from Tottenham Hotspur. Two excellent players with bright futures, and at those sums they …

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Chelsea Midfielder Loaned Out To Fellow Premier League Side

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 21: Ruben Loftus-Cheek of Chelsea poses with the Premier League Trophy after the Premier League match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge on May 21, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

The prospects of youth academy players have long been scrutinised at Chelsea.  As of the start of last season, the club had 38 players on loan across the globe and it was hard to make an argument that any of them would ultimately force their way into the London club’s first string side. Indeed, the prospects of one of their more promising …

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Chelsea To Begin Fresh Talks In Attempt To Sign Brazilian Defender

Chelsea are not giving up on their interest in Alex Sandro, with the club set to continue their approach for the Juventus player this Monday morning, as reported by The Telegraph. The full-back has been linked with the London club for much of the summer and Chelsea have shown their intent on nailing down a transfer for the Brazilian sooner rather …

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Chelsea Lead Race For £50 Million Premier League Defender

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Virgil van Dijk of Southampton and Hal Robson-Kanu of West Bromwich Albion compete for the ball during the Premier League match between Southampton and West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's Stadium on December 31, 2016 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Chelsea look poised to sign Southampton centre-half Virgil van Dijk this summer. As reported by The Telegraph, a fee of over £50 million is being mooted for the 25-year-old, which would see him usurp John Stones as the most expensive central defender in Premier League history. He will likely be in demand from several top clubs and it is interesting to note …

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The Potential XI Chelsea Could Have After January Is Outrageously Good

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Chelsea are already firm favourites to win the 2016/17 Premier League after establishing themselves as comfortable league leaders at Christmas, but the sale of Oscar presents the club with the opportunity to add some dangerous talent.  The Brazilian’s £60 million transfer to Shanghai Shenhua was confirmed last week and Antonio Conte has insisted he has funds at his disposal for …

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Done Deal: Chelsea Confirm £60m Sale Of Oscar To Shanghai SIPG

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Chelsea Football Club have officially announced the departure of midfielder Oscar. The Brazilian midfielder is set to join with Shanghai SIPG once the January transfer window begins. As reported by ESPN, the deal will see Chelsea take in £60 million, making him Oscar’s most lucrative sale in their history. The deal is extremely lucrative for Oscar himself as well who will see …

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