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Chelsea interested in Real midfielder

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Chelsea are interested in signing Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro. The Brazilian could leave the Spanish champions this summer with talks over a contract renewal at the Bernabeu having stalled. That has forced to consider selling him, with a  fee of around £45 million having been mentioned. Casemiro has been the defensive lynchpin of the midfield trio, alongside Luka Modric and ...

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Chelsea linked with Barcelona full-back

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Barcelona have already agreed a deal to sign Andreas Christensen on a free transfer. However, they may not have completed their raid on Chelsea, with suggestions that they want to sign both Cèsar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso this season. Chelsea captain Azpilicueta has made enough appearances to trigger a contract extension at the West London club, but is looking for ...

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Sevilla interested in Pépé swap deal

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Sevilla want to sign Arsenal’s Nicolas Pépé. It is widely acknowledged the Ivory Coast winger’s move from Lille to the Emirates in a club record £72 million move has not panned out as either the player or the Gunners would have wanted, and now they are prepared to cut their losses on him. The 26-year old had a strong African ...

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Has Alonso played his last game for Chelsea?

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There are suggestions that left-back Marcos Alonso may have played his last game for Chelsea. The 31-year old was subbed off at half-time in the match against Wolves on Saturday, and that led to a heated exchange between the Spanish international and Thomas Tuchel. It may already have cost Alonso his cup final place against Liverpool and he is unlikely ...

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Chelsea interested in Croatian defender

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Croatian defender Josko Gvardiol is the latest name to be added for the short-list of defensive options for Chelsea this summer. The Blues have the need to replace both Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rüdiger, who are both joining Spanish clubs on free transfers. The Dane has agreed a move to Barcelona, whilst the German is headed to Real Madrid. Now ...

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Now Alonso linked with Barcelona

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Barcelona have already agreed to sign Andreas Christensen on a free contract at the end of the season. And they have been in intense discussions with César Azpilicueta about a similar now. But now it seems they have another Chelsea defender in their sights in the form of left-back Marcos Alonso. He is reported to be keen to move back ...

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Arteta panning for Bellerin return

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Mikel Arteta is ready to welcome Hector Bellerín back to the Emirates in the summer. The Spanish full-back has spent the past season on loan with Real Betis, the club he grew up supporting as a boy, and, last weekend, he helped them win the Spanish Cup, their first trophy in 17 years. Bellerín has made no secret of his ...

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Chelsea to revive Koundé interest

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Chelsea are set to revive their interest in Sevilla centre-back Jules Koundé after rebuilding the centre of their defence became a summer priority. Andreas Christensen is already set to join Barcelona, and Thiago Silva is now 37, and cannot be relied on for next season. And now it has been confirmed that Antonio Rüdiger will be leaving the club in ...

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Barcelona rule out Gabriel move

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Barcelona are no longer interested in signing Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes. He had topped their wish list for a young left-sided central defender, but a move for the Brazilian has been ruled out on the grounds that they cannot afford him. The Brazilian will still have three years on his current contract at the Emirates this summer, and the Gunners ...

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Tuchel confirms Rüdiger departure

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.Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that defender Antonio Rüdiger will leave the club at the end of the season. The German international is out of contract at the end of the season, but had been offered £200,000 a week to stay at Stamford Bridge to stay at Stamford Bridge. However, the signing-on fee and agent fees became a sticking ...

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