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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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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 re-ignite full-back interest

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Chelsea are set to re-ignite their interest  in Barcelona full-back Sergio Dest. Now that the takeover has finally been completed, the West London club can turn their attention to transfer business, with revamping their defence a priority. They have already lost Antonio Rüdiger and Andreas Christensen, and both César Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso both want to leave as well, with ...

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Could Dembélé be the first Chelsea summer signing?

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Chelsea are hoping that Ousmane Dembélé could be their first signing, not only of the summer but also of the new era under the ownership of Todd Boehly. The 25-year old Frenchman is set to leave Barcelona this summer, with the two sides still gridlocked over a proposed contract extension, with the player unwilling to accept the terms on offer. ...

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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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