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Chelsea have three Zakaria alternatives

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Chelsea have three alternatives under consideration if they decide to cut short the loan of Denis Zakaria in January. The Swiss international arrived late in the summer transfer window after the club failed to secure any of its desired midfield targets,, but, so far, he has failed to play a single minute for the West London side. Whilst Graham Potter ...

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Ramsdale set for new contract

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Aaron Ramsdale is the latest Arsenal player who is in line for a new contract. He joined the club from Sheffield United in 2021 initially as number two to Bernd Leno, but soon claimed the jersey from the German and has never looked back. He is under contract until 2025, with an option for a further year, but they want ...

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Chelsea want a new striker in January

Chelsea want to sign a new striker in January. The club continued to be heavily linked with a  move for Christopher Nkonku of RB Leipzig, with suggestions that a deal for him could be done even before the start of the World Cup. However, he is likely to remain at the Bundesliga side on loan for the rest of the ...

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Xhaka to be offered a new contract

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Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka is set to be offered a new contract with the club. It is the latest sign of the career redemption that he has enjoyed under Mikel Arteta. When he was booed off the pitch and threw the captain’s armband off in disgust whilst playing under the Spaniard’s predecessor Unai Emery against Crystal Palace in 2019, it ...

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Milan interested in Loftus-Cheek

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AC Milan are interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek. The Italian club are reported to be admirers of the 26-year old who is under contract at Stamford Bridge until 2024. Loftus-Cheek’s career at Chelsea has been blighted with injury, and he missed an entire season after an damaged his ACL in a post season friendly. He was also lent ...

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Edwards linked again with Stamford Bridge role

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Chelsea have made fresh contact with Michael Edwards about the vacant role of Sporting Director at Stamford Bridge. Edwards left Liverpool in the summer, after a period in which he is widely credited with helping them return to the top of the English and European game once more. He has previously insisted that he intends to take the year off, ...

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Chelsea begin talks with Mount over new deal

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Chelsea have begun talks with Mason Mount about a new deal at the club. Although he still has nearly two years left on his current contract, Chelsea are keen to secure the 23 year old’s future in West London, although discussions are not yet at an advanced stage, with Mount preferring to concentrate on the World Cup and England at ...

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Arsenal ready to back Arteta in January

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Arsenal’s owners the Kroenke family are prepared to back Mikel Arteta in the January transfer window if he wants to strengthen his squad. Perhaps it is a case of lessons learned from earlier this year. Failure to bring in any new players in the winter transfer window meant that the squad was light on numbers and quality towards the end ...

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Kante wants Stamford Bridge stay

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Midfielder N’Golo Kanté wants to stay at Chelsea, despite being linked with a return to France and PSG. Now 31 years old, Kanté is in the final 12 months of his current deal at Stamford Bridge, which means both club and player have a decision to make about his future. Kanté ideally is looking for a new contract of three ...

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Chelsea to hold Zakaria talks

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Chelsea are to hold talks about the future of Swiss midfielder Denis Zakaria at the club. He was signed on loan on deadline day from Juventus for the rest of the season, but he appears to be a victim of the change of regime at Stamford Bridge. Whilst Thomas Tuchel wanted him, he does not appear to feature in the ...

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