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Koundé complication for Chelsea

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Notwithstanding the current uncertainties surrounding the sale, Thomas Tuchel has still been having discussions with the club’s new owner Todd Boehly about transfer targets. The German has already complained that it will be impossible to close the gap to teams like Liverpool in one transfer window, especially if they continue to lose players without replacing them. In fact, the club ...

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Azpilicueta wants agreement honoured

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Chelsea captain César Azpilicueta wants the club’s prospective new owner Todd Boehly to honour an agreement made when Roman Abramovich owned the club. The Spanish defender’s contract is set to expire at the end of the season but, because he has made more than a stipulated number of appearances, an automatic extension has been triggered which will keep him at ...

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Top quotes about Mark Hughes

A tough and hard-working footballer, Leslie Mark Hughes epitomised the style of the Manchester United team during his time with them. Praised by many who knew him, we take a look at some of the top quotes about Mark Hughes. The current manager of English football league side Bradford City, Hughes was a 13-year veteran at Premier league team Manchester ...

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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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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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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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Barcelona stepping up interest in Azpilicueta

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Barcelona are stepping up their interest in Chelsea captain César Azpilicueta. The Spanish international is out of contract at Stamford Bridge at the end of the season, but has made enough appearances this season to trigger an automatic one year contract extension. However, he stills wants to leave because of the continued financial uncertainty around the club. He is now ...

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European pair competing for Jorginho

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Chelsea midfielder Jorginho could be the subject of a transfer battle in the summer, with both Juventus and Barcelona interested in signing the Italian international. The midfielder followed Maurizio Sarri from Napoli to Chelsea, but it has been since his compatriot left Stamford Bridge, ironically, that he has played his best football. However, he is now 30 years old, and, ...

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