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Chelsea lodge Koundé bid

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Chelsea have lodged a formal bid for Sevilla’s Jules Koundé, according to local media in Spain. At one time earlier in the transfer window, it seemed that the trail for the French international defender had gone cold, and that Chelsea ha turned their attention to other targets, like Barcelona’s Matthijs de Ligt. But now the West London club have apparently ...

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Chelsea back in front in Koundé race

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Chelsea are back in front of Barcelona in the race to sign Sevilla defender Jules Koundé. The 23-year old has been on Chelsea’s radar for more than a year and came close to a move to Stamford Bridge last summer only for the West London club to fail to meet his valuation. With Chelsea’s need for central defensive reinforcements a ...

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Bellerín nears Emirates exit

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Hector Bellerín is set to leave Arsenal this summer. He spent last season on loan at Real Betis, the club he supported as a boy, and, having helped them win the Copa del Rey, has made no secret of the fact that he would like to move their permanently. However, the Seville club are cash strapped and cannot afford Arsenal’s ...

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Azpilicueta needs to submit transfer request

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The future of Chelsea captain César Azpilicueta remains unresolved. He wants to leave Stamford Bridge this summer and return home to Spain, with Barcelona waiting in the wings to sign him. However, they are going increasingly frustrated with the impasse over his situation at Stamford Bridge. Although his contract officially comes to an end at the end of June, he ...

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Koundé in advanced talks with Barcelona

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Chelsea’s transfer strategy this summer has suffered another set back with the news that main target Jules Koundé is in talks to sign for Barcelona. The West London club have been tracking the French international centre-back for over a year, came close to signing him last summer, only for them to fail to meet Sevilla’s valuation of the player. With ...

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Chelsea suffer Koundé surgery blow

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Chelsea’s summer transfer plans have suffered a blow after it emerged that one of their main defensive targets Jules Koundé requires surgery to fix a long standing problem. The 23-year old started for France as they lost at home to Croatia in the Nations’ League on Monday, but had to be replaced at half-time by Benjamin Pavard. And afterwards national ...

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Arsenal linked with Barcelona keeper

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Reports in Spain are linking Arsenal with a move for Barcelona keeper Neto. The Spanish club faced with continued financial problems are looking to trim their squad, and have deemed second choice keeper Neto surplus to requirements. The Gunners are close to selling their own number two, Bernd Leno, and although US international Matt Turner is set to arrive in ...

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Chelsea set to sign teenage keeper

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Chelsea are reported to be very close to signing teenage goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina. The West London club came close to securing his signature back in February, but discussions were then put on the backburner because of the government sanction and subsequent transfer. In the meantime Real Madrid attempted to hijack the deal and Wolves were among the other clubs interested ...

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Koundé wants to leave Sevilla

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Sevilla have confirmed that French central defender Jules Koundé wants to leave the club this summer. This time last year the 23-year old was heavily linked with a move to Chelsea but remained at the la Liga side after they refused to budge on his valuation of him. However, he has remained firmly on the radar of the West London ...

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Leading clubs monitoring James’s situation

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Both Manchester City and Real Madrid are monitoring the situation of Chelsea and England wing back Reece James. The 22 year old still has three years left on his current deal, but is one of the lowest paid members of Thomas Tuchel’s first team squad. There were no negotiations over an improved new contract that more reflects his value to ...

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