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Real ready to bid for Chelsea target

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Chelsea may be set to miss out on one of their man transfer targets. That follows news that Real Madrid may be ready to pay up to £80 million to sign Joško Gvardiol from RB Leipzig. Already highly rated across Europe, Gvardiol has only burnished his reputation with his performances for Croatia at the World Cup in Qatar, and has ...

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Chelsea agree Nkonku deal

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Chelsea have agreed  a deal to sign RB Leipzig forward Christopher Nkonku in the January transfer window. The striker has been ruled out of the World Cup after picking up an injury in training on the eve of the tournament, leaving him with a knee sprain. Although that means he will miss out on the action in Qatar, it is ...

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Leipzig forward already close to Chelsea move

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The move of RB Leipzig forward Christopher Nkunku to Chelsea next summer is already reported to be an advance stage with news that he has already completed a medical with the West London club. The French international scored 35 goals and was responsible for a further 15 assists in the Bundesliga last season, and it is believed that Chelsea are ...

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Werner returns to Leipzig

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Timo Werner has re-joined RB Leipzig two years after leaving the Bundesliga side. He was bought by Chelsea for £47.5 million in the summer of 2020 in the hopes that he could produce the same goal return as he had achieved at the German club. But he struggled in the Premier League and became more renowned for his high profile ...

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Newcastle want Werner loan

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Newcastle United are in talks with Chelsea about a potential loan move for German striker Timo Werner, who has also been linked with former club RB Leipzig and Real Madrid. The 26 year old has never really settled at Stamford Bridge, and has never found the form he showed at Leipzig, where 34 goals in his last 45 games was ...

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Chelsea’s preferred Lukaku replacement identified

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Chelsea have identified Christopher Nkonku of RB Leipzig as their preferred replacement for Romelu Lukaku. The Belgian striker wants to return to Inter Milan, although there is currently a difference of opinion between the two clubs about his loan fee. And whilst many names have been cited as potential replacements, including Gabriel Jesus, who is also being linked with Arsenal, ...

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Chelsea to battle Spurs for Leipzig defender

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Chelsea are ready to battle neighbours Spurs to sign Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol. Now that the takeover is completed, Chelsea are ready to flex their muscles in the transfer market, with a defensive rebuild a priority. They are looking for at least two players to replace the departing Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rüdiger, and are also being heavily linked once ...

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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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Rangnick wants Werner

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In-coming interim Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick wants his new club to sign Timo Werner in the summer. The German knows his compatriot well, having signed him from Stuttgart when he was at RB Leipzig. Although he was Sporting Director for most of their time together at the Bundesliga season, he did coach him in the 2018/2019 season. Werner’s form ...

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Arsenal interested in Leipzig midfielder

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Arsenal had an impressive transfer with all six summer signings already making an impact in the side. However, the need to keep evolving the side have been recognised, with striker and central midfield identified as the next priority areas. Albert “Sambi” Lakonga continues to grow, but with Mohamed Elneny certain to leave at the end of the season, the midfield ...

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