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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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We Shouldn’t Be Surprised At The Level Of Premier League Spending This Summer

Perhaps it’s due to the monotonous drudgery of the pre-season football calendar, but Premier League transfer spending is again in the spotlight. Manchester United have made the most waves with their £75 million swoop for Romelu Lukaku while their cross-town rivals, City have been steadily going about finalising a jaw-dropping £220 million spending spree. Such extravagance has conspired to paint …

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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 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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Antonio Conte Demands £200m For Chelsea Summer Transfers

STRATFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea looks on during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Chelsea at London Stadium on March 6, 2017 in Stratford, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Antonio Conte’s first season as Chelsea manager has been stellar. But he has no intention of resting on his laurels. The Italian is currently in talks with the club over how best to progress the team. And, as reported by The Times, lavish spending in the transfer market is required. The dual threats that he believes face his team are Champions League …

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Chelsea Line Up Celtic Goalkeeper As Begovic Replacement

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 31: Craig Gordon of Celtic walks among smokes as a flare is thrown in after Celtic's first goal during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on December 31, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Chelsea are reportedly targeting Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon to replace Asmir Begovic, as reported by The Telegraph. Rumours have abounded for much of January linking Begovic with fellow Premier League side Bournemouth. Begovic has made do with precious few starts at Chelsea given the presence of Thibaut Courtois in the side and a move to the Cherries should see the 29-year-old enjoy …

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Costa’s Mooted Exit Could Lead To A Real Madrid Striker Making Chelsea Switch

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge on December 11, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Even in a season of headline-grabbing moments and sensational storylines, Diego Costa outdoes all others. As the joint-top goalscorer in the league, the Spaniard has arguably been the best in the Premier League to date. His blood-pumping intensity and dead-eye accuracy have catapulted Chelsea to poll position in the league, and has even helped them open up a seven-point lead …

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Antonio Conte Is Playing A Blinder In The Diego Costa Saga

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on December 31, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

The Diego Costa rumour mill continues to churn this morning. The latest sentiments, as expressed in the Guardian, are that Conte has no intention of speaking face-to-face with the striker about his planned departure. Conte will simply judge him on his performances and attitude on the training pitch. Should he observe the required improvement, he’s back in Chelsea’s XI. Simple as that. Such …

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Chelsea: John Terry Replacement Has Already Been Identified

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 08: John Terry of Chelsea shoots during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Peterborough United at Stamford Bridge on January 8, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

It appears almost certain that John Terry will leave Chelsea this summer. The club captain will not be replaced easily, but already the Blues are being linked with possible successors. Attention is currently being drawn to Middlesbrough, specifically to defender Ben Gibson. The 23-year-old has impressed this season and, as reported by The Mirror, is highly thought of at Chelsea. Given his age …

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Who Is Chelsea’s January Transfer Target Franck Kessie?

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One of the most reliable sources in football has confirmed Chelsea are trying to sign Atalanta’s young prodigy Franck Kessie this month. Gianluca Di Marzio, famously trustworthy on Italian transfers, is reporting Antonio Conte’s side have identified the Ivorian as one of their primary targets for the window. Chelsea is in talks with #Atalanta for Franck Kessie. Not easy because …

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Chelsea Linked With Striker Formerly Sought After By Arsenal

VIENNA, AUSTRIA - JULY 16: Head coach of Chelsea Antonio Conte is seen on the bench during an friendly match between SK Rapid Vienna and Chelsea F.C. at Allianz Stadion on July 16, 2016 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)

Chelsea have made an offer of €50 million for PSG striker Edison Cavani, only to see their offer rejected according to French publication Le10Sport. The Ligue 1 Champions reportedly responded that the offer was not enough and that they would only consider parting with the Uruguayan international for €80 million. Even by the standards of the transfer market of today, …

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