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Chelsea ready to sign midfielder next month

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Chelsea are closing on a dealt to sign midfielder Aurelién Tchouaméni next month. They have been tracking the Monaco player for some time, and were close to making a move for him in the summer, but with a  view to loaning him back to the French club so that he could develop further. However, with his emergence as a  fully-fledged ...

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Chelsea in pole position to sign midfielder

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Chelsea now appear to be in pole position to sign Monaco midfielder Aurélien Tchouameni. That is after their main competition to sign the French international, Juventus,  pulled out of the race to acquire his services, citing cost grounds. Real Madrid remain interested in him as well, but it looks increasingly likely that he will be London bound, with his current ...

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Chelsea face Liverpool competition for midfielder

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Liverpool are the latest club to consider bidding for Monaco midfielder Aurélien Tchouameni,, who has been heavily linked with a  move to Chelsea. The 21-year old has forced hs way into the French national team in recent months, where he has become Paul Pogba’s regular partner. The Stamford Bridge outfit have been keeping a close eye on him, with Thomas ...

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Chelsea face competition for midfielder

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Chelsea are set to face competition from Juventus to sign midfielder Aurelio Tchouaméni, currently playing for Monaco in Ligue 1. Manchester United are also reported to be keeping tabs on his situation as well. Although of Cameroonian descent, Tchouaméni has played for France at every level, receiving his first call-up to the senior national squad last month, and making his ...

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Chelsea and Juve to compete for midfielder

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Chelsea and Juventus are expected to battle it out to sign French under-21 midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni when the transfer window opens again. Thomas Tuchel’s side were linked with a move for the Monaco player in the summer, but were not prepared to meet the French club’s £34 million valuation. However, they continued to monitor his progress and are prepared to ...

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The Shame of Marseille

Marseille are one of the best supported and successful clubs in French football, In 1993 they were flying high. Under charismatic chairman Bernard Tapie, a businessman, politician, occasional actor and singer, and TV host they had won the French Championship for the past four seasons and were favourites to do so again, And, for the second time in three years ...

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Monaco reject United bid for defender

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Ligue 1 side Monaco have turned down a bid from Manchester United for defender Benôit Badiashile. United are looking to add a centre=back with pace to their squad to compensate for Harry Maguire’s lack of mobility and identified the 19-year old Frenchman as a possible candidate. Negotiations between the two clubs began, and the Premier League side tabled a bid ...

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Chelsea drop Bakayoko asking price

Chelsea have dropped the asking price of Tiemoué Bakayoko, who has been told that he has no future at Stamford Bridge. The 25-year old French international moved to West London in a £40 million deal from Monaco three years ago when Antonio Conte was still manager at the club. However, he struggled to cope with the intensity and pace of ...

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Monaco once again linked with Aurier

Monaco are once again being linked with a move for Tottenham right-back Serge Aurier. The Ivory Coast international was strongly rumoured to be moving back to France with the Ligue 1 side at the end of last season but, in the end, decided to stay and fight for his place in North London. And he was rewarded by becoming an ...

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West Ham want Bakayoko

West Ham are interested in taking Chelsea flop Tiemoué Bakayoko on a season-long loan. The 25 year old midfielder was signed by the Stamford Bridge outfit for £40 million from Monaco in 2017, but endured a difficult time in London, and was derided by the club’s fans for a series of below par performances and high profile errors. After just ...

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