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West Ham planning bold move for Barkley

West Ham are planning a bold move to take Ross Barkley on loan for the rest of the season from Chelsea,, with new manager David Moyes seeking a reunion with the midfielder he nurtured as a teenager. Chelsea insist that Barkley is an important part of their first team plans, but he has struggled for regular action in recent months, ...

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Chelsea lukewarm on Aké

Chelsea have cooled their interest in re-signing defender Nathan Aké. The West London club sold the Dutch international to Bournemouth in 2017, but not before first inserting a buy-back clause in the deal for £40 million. They had widely been expected to take that option up, but have now dialled back on their interest after having him scouted, amidst concerns ...

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Conte wins legal battle with Chelsea

Antonio Conte has won his long-standing legal battle with Chelsea over unfair dismissal. Conte, who won the Premier League with the West London club in his first season with the club was sacked at the end of the following campaign, just after the players had returned for pre-season training. He had always contended that the manner of his dismissal was ...

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Chelsea complete first signing

Chelsea have completed their first signing of the January window – although it is not the big name many have been expecting. Instead it is 16 year old Norwegian striker Bryan Fiobema who has joined the club from Tromsø whilst impressing on trial with the West London side in December. According to the Norwegian press he put pen to paper ...

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Lampard shuts door on Christensen exit

Frank Lampard has ended speculation that Danish defender Andreas Christensen could be allowed to leave Chelsea in the January transfer window. The 23 year old, who was a regular starter under Mauricio Sarri, has struggled to hold down a first-team place under his successor, and has started just eight Premier League games so far this season. That lack of opportunity ...

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Chelsea launch bid for Ligue 1 striker

Chelsea have lodged a £17 million bid for striker Habib Diallo, who plays for Ligue 1 side FC Metz. 24 year old Diallo first made his mark with Metz in 2015, before a two season long loan spell with Brest. However, since returning to Metz, he has scored 36 league goals in 56 appearances. Chelsea manager Frank Lampard wants to ...

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Giroud’s agent meets with Inter Milan

Olivier Giroud’s agent, Michael Manuello, has met with directors from Inter Milan in order to try and arrange a permanent transfer for his client to the Serie A side. It has been suggested that personal terms have already been agreed on a contract that will run until 2022, but talks between Inter Milan and Chelsea are still continuing, and there ...

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Conte gets bumper pay-off

It cost Chelsea more than £26 million to get rid of former manager Antonio Conte and his backroom staff, according to the club’s latest accounts. Conte, now at Inter Milan, led Chelsea to the Premier League title in his first season in charge, but was dismissed in acrimonious circumstances a year later, in July 2018, with 12 months of his ...

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Lampard admits Giroud could leave

The speculation about the future of Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has hotted-up after his manager Frank Lampard, having previously stating he wanted to keep the World Cup winner at Stamford Bridge, finally admitted he could leave. Speaking after their FA Cup victory over Nottingham Forest on Sunday, where Giroud was an unused sub, Lampard said “If the conditions are that ...

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Chelsea considering ambitious Alaba bid

Chelsea are considering making a bold move for Bayern Munich left-back David Alaba in the January window, although it may cost them up to £60 million. The 27 year old Austrian international has 18 months left on his current contract at the Allianz Arena, where he has enjoyed a glittering career since making his debut for them as a 17 ...

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