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Lampard wants Chelsea to offer Willian new deal

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard wants the club of offer Brazilian winger Willian a new contract. The 31 year old is out of contract at Stamford Bridge next summer, which means that he is free to start negotiations with clubs from abroad in January. However, a player who was in and out of the side under Antonio Conté and Maurizio Sarri ...

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Kanté dismisses Real links

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kanté has dismissed speculation linking him with a move to Real Madrid, insisting that he is happy at Stamford Bridge and could even end his career there. The 28 year old Frenchman is under contract until 2023, but that has not stopped rumours of a potential bid from the Spanish giants circulating. However, the World Cup winner, ...

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Drinkwater set for Chelsea return

Danny Drinkwater’s loan spell with Burnley is likely to be terminated in January, with the player set for a return to Chelsea. The Lancashire club have the option to extend his stay with them, but, given that would require them to meet his full weekly wage of £120,000 that is a highly unlikely outcome for a player who has barely ...

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Chelsea target Lazio midfielder

If Chelsea are successful in having their transfer ban lifted in January, then Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic will top Frank Lampard’s shopping list. The Serbian international, who has also been heavily linked with Manchester United in the past, is rated at £70 million, but that is unlikely to deter Chelsea who could have a substantial sum to spend in January ...

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Chelsea ready to offload players in January

Depending on injuries and the outcome of their appeal to CAS (the Court of Arbitration for Sport) over their FIFA imposed transfer ban, Chelsea could be ready to sell players like Olivier Giroud and Pedro in the forthcoming transfer window. Both players have found themselves marginalised at Stamford Bridge this season as Frank Lampard has chosen to give youth their ...

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Lampard could be handed £150 million war chest

If Chelsea are successful in their appeal against the FIFA transfer ban, then manager Frank Lampard could have up to £150 million to spend on new players in the January transfer window. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will hear Chelsea’s arguments on November 20th against the two-window transfer ban imposed by FIFA for breaching the regulations relating to ...

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CAS to rule on Chelsea ban

Chelsea’s appeal against their two-window transfer ban will be heard by The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on November 20th. The sanction was imposed by FIFA on the club in February because they broke transfer regulations relating to players who were minors from abroad. In April, Chelsea’s attempts to overturn the decision were unsuccessful when presented to the FIFA ...

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Mourinho keen to return to English football

Former Chelsea and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is keen to return to English football, and nurses ambitions to win major trophies with a third Premier League club. He is also understood to be interested in the Arsenal job if it became available, and was in the stands for their recent Europa League tie against the Portuguese side Vitoria. Mourinho, ...

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Newcastle plotting loan move for Chelsea full-back

Newcastle United want to take Chelsea right-back Reece James on loan for the second half of the season. 19-year old James has forced his way into Frank Lampard’s squad at Stamford Bridge after missing the start of the Premier League campaign with injury, but his chances are likely to be limited because of the form ahead of him of club ...

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Abramovich turns down Middle East offer

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has rejected a huge offer from a Middle East consortium to buy the club. Speculation has risen in recent months that Abramovich was ready to sell the club, after he turned down an offer worth £2 billion from Sir Jim Ratcliffe, Britain’s richest man, in the summer. Now it appears that Abramovich turned down an even ...

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