Category Archive: Chelsea

Aug 18

Chelsea rebuffed in attempt to sign target for over £60 million

Chelsea is reported to have been rebuffed by Italian side Torino in their bid to sign Andrea Belotti, according to the latest transfer rumours. Chelsea was reported to be ready to table a bid in the region of £63 million for the 23-year-old but was informed that nothing less than the release clause of £88 […]

Aug 18

Chelsea round-up: Striker approach rejected; Juventus turn down Sandro bid; Willian fears over future

Chelsea have had an approach for Torino forward Andrea Belotti rejected by the Serie A club, according to Turin based newspaper Tuttosport. The report indicates that the Blues suggested a fee in the region of £63 million, but the Italian side responded insisting that the release clause of £88 million must be paid to sign the […]

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Aug 18

Press Conference Analysis: Antonio Conte on Tottenham, injuries and Chelsea’s struggles

The pressure is mounting on Chelsea boss Antonio Conte but he did not let it show as he cut a cool and calm figure on Friday at his pre-match press conference. Chelsea face Tottenham on Sunday in a crunch clash between last season’s top two, but Conte had praise for the opposition as he insisted […]

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Aug 18

Could Everton make a surprise loan move for Chelsea’s Diego Costa?

Everton boss Ronald Koeman has hinted that he could make a late summer transfer window move for Chelsea striker Diego Costa. Costa is expected to leave the reigning Premier League champions imminently, and when quizzed on whether he would be looking for permanent or temporary additions, Koeman told The Sun: “Is this about Costa? Of course you […]

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Aug 18

Tottenham vs Chelsea: Premier League match preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

With Chelsea suffering their first opening day Premier League defeat since 1998 last weekend, the last thing Antonio Conte will have wanted this weekend is a London derby against their closest title rivals. Tottenham will be seeking revenge for their FA Cup semi-final defeat at Wembley on their league debut in the stadium, with Chelsea […]

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Aug 17

Premier League’s 10 Young Breakthrough Players to Watch in 2017-18

The post Premier League’s 10 Young Breakthrough Players to Watch in 2017-18 appeared first on Outside of the Boot.

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William Sinsky brings you 10 players that could enjoy breakthrough campaigns in the Premier League this season. It’s back. The richest, most watched, and (debatably) most exhilarating league in football returned to English stadium pitches and televisions around the world this past weekend. Though giving minutes to youth products has been an oft-argued topic in […]

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Aug 17

Chelsea round-up: Spurs reject Rose hopes; Barkley remains a target; midfielder move collapses

Chelsea could be set for a blow to their transfer hopes as the London Evening Standard report that Tottenham will not even consider entering into negotiations for left-back Danny Rose amid interest from their London rivals. It comes after Rose heavily criticised the club’s wage structure. Rose had been linked with the Blues but Daniel Levy clearly […]

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Aug 17

Yet another club refusing to do business with Chelsea

Chelsea has once again had a massive bid turned down, according to the online media. Chelsea has reportedly bid a stupendous £73 Million for Juventus star Alex Sandro, but the Italians have dismissed the offer out of hand. It seems that almost no club is ready to sell their players to Chelsea, no matter the […]

Aug 17

Chelsea target a player they have no chance of signing

Chelsea is considering making a move for Tottenham defender Danny Rose, according to the latest transfer gossip. Apparently, the Blues think they can sign the England defender for roughly £50 Million and they believe Spurs will do business with them because of a recent outburst from the 27-year-old. Rose criticized the transfer and wage structure […]

Aug 16

Chelsea round-up: Leicester set Drinkwater price; Italian to replace Costa; Oxlade-Chamberlain demands clarified

Chelsea are preparing a second bid for Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater worth around £25 million, but The Telegraph believe that the Foxes are holding out for £40 million. They are insistent that they want to receive the same fee that Chelsea got for Nemanja Matic when he moved to Manchester United. That leaves a £15 […]

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Aug 16

Could Chelsea move for a Southampton defender this summer?

Chelsea are set to move for Southampton’s Cedric Soares, as they try to bring in at least three more players before the transfer window closes. Antonio Conte is keen to add to his wing-back options and believes that the Portuguese international could be the perfect player to compete with Victor Moses. The 25-year-old isn’t the […]

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Aug 16

Reports: 5 Big Money Signings Chelsea Could Still Complete This Month

Chelsea look to be desperate to make some more signings ahead of the transfer window slamming shut in two weeks time. Antonio Conte has grown frustrated at the lack of activity so far this summer and there are certain positions that certainly need to be supplemented ahead of the new season. Chelsea are the title holders, …

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Aug 16

Football transfer rumours: Danny Rose to Chelsea for £30m?

Today’s blurb is bleary-eyed

Like Usain Bolt heading into the final 50m, Daniel Levy sees the end of the transfer window approaching and is starting to pick up the pace. There are signs of the pursestrings being loosened at last. That clinking sound you can hear is Levy rustling around his wallet for some loose change. The increased urgency may have something to do with *that* Danny Rose interview last week, in which the left-back helpfully wondered if Tottenham Hotspur might like to show him and his team-mates the money. But maybe it’s just a coincidence that Tottenham look like they may mean business.

Related: Danny Rose the rebel causes thorny problem for Daniel Levy and Spurs | Daniel Taylor

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Aug 15

Chelsea round-up: Van Dijk deal possible; move for another Southampton man; Atletico prepared to wait for Costa

Chelsea could be in for a boost in their pursuit of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk as Yahoo Sport report that Southampton will refuse to enter into talks to sell him to Liverpool. The Saints would instead prefer to allow him to leave to join Chelsea or Manchester City and would consider bids in the region of […]

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Aug 15

Chelsea take a very firm line with unhappy star

Chelsea has reacted very strongly to the public claims of mistreatment from their wayward striker Diego Costa. Costa has thrown his dummy out of the pram and gone public in his native Brazil declaring that the Blues have treated him like a criminal over his demand to leave Stamford Bridge. Chelsea has responded with four […]

Aug 15

Chelsea and Arsenal getting close to agreeing to transfer deal

Reports in today’s English press are claiming that Chelsea believes that they will sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal. According to Standard Sport talks have taken place between the London rivals and that while no agreement has yet been reached confidence is high at Stamford Bridge that a deal will happen. Oxlade-Chamberlain is in the final […]

Aug 14

Why Manchester United & Manchester City Can Win the Champions League This Season

Embed from Getty Images English teams have seriously struggled in Europe’s elite competition in the recent past, but I think that is all about to change, with both Manchester sides now having the quality within their squad to seriously challenge Europe’s elite. Manchester City have added a whole array of talent in the off-season, with …

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Aug 14

Chelsea determined to see off Man City and Liverpool in race to sign Dutch star

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has decided to act fast and make significant reinforcements to his defence following the weekend humbling at the hands of Burnley. Conte has decided that he wants Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, who has long been a target of Premier League rivals Liverpool. Virgil van Dijk, who submitted a transfer request […]

Aug 14

Chelsea plotting to snap up Man Utd long term target

Chelsea is reported to be considering a last minute move for Manchester United target Ivan Perisic, according to the British media. The Inter Milan star was thought to be on his way to Old Trafford but that appears to no longer be the case. Chelsea is apparently set to make their move following the reluctance […]

Aug 14

Chelsea round-up: Closing in on Arsenal deal; £50 million Van Dijk bid prepared; Perisic move possible

The London Evening Standard believe that Chelsea are making progress in talks over a deal for Arsenal ace Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The England international’s contract will expire next summer and manager Arsene Wenger is reported to be considering selling the versatile midfielder. Chelsea are prepared to pay up to £35 million to get Oxlade-Chamberlain, who is likely to […]

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Aug 13

Chelsea round-up: Van Dijk bid prepared; Hazard could be sold for £109m; Costa goes missing

After Saturday’s defensive horror show against Burnley, the Telegraph say that Chelsea are preparing a bid for Southampton’s Virgil Van Dijk. With Kurt Zouma out on loan and Nathan Ake and John Terry having departed, Van Dijk could step in to become a key player for the Blues. Antonio Conte’s side were desperately lacking a defensive leader […]

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Aug 13

Is Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater worth £25 million to Chelsea?

Having already had one bid rejected this summer, the Telegraph state that Chelsea will return with a second bid for Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater worth £25 million. Do Chelsea need him? Antonio Conte’s squad is seriously lacking depth. In midfield, after the sale of Nemanja Matic, Conte is left with only N’Golo Kante, Cesc Fabregas and […]

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Aug 13

Analysing Alvaro Morata’s impressive substitute display for Chelsea against Burnley

Alvaro Morata was introduced at Wembley in the Community Shield against Arsenal to see out a winning result and help his side to win their first title of the season. Instead, he ended up costing them it with his penalty miss. On Saturday, he was introduced with 31 minutes left on the clock in entirely […]

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Aug 12

“Antonio Conte is right to be concerned” – Three things learnt from Chelsea 2-3 Burnley

Chelsea may be reigning Premier League champions, but survival experts Burnley gave them an opening day shock at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Blues got off to a nightmare start as Gary Cahill was sent off for a high challenge with his studs showing and the Blues collapsed from that moment on. It didn’t take […]

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Aug 12

Chelsea round-up: Conte reacts to Burnley defeat; Drinkwater bid imminent; Hazard injury latest

It was a humiliating defeat for Chelsea on the opening day of the season as they suffered their first loss in their first fixture of the Premier League season since 1998. A 3-2 defeat to Burnley left Chelsea in disarray but boss Antonio Conte believed that a red card for Gary Cahill changed the game, […]

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Aug 12

Spanish giants plotting a sensational raid on Chelsea

Chelsea star man Eden Hazard is reported to be on the radar of Real Madrid in the event they fail to land AS Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe. Mbappe has been linked with a move to Real Madrid all summer but it seems that moneybags French giants Paris Saint-Germain are all set to sign the Frenchman […]

Aug 12

How Chelsea’s players rated as they crashed to a humiliating defeat to Burnley

Chelsea have avoided defeat in their last 18 opening day fixtures. When they did finally face defeat to start the season, they did so in incredible fashion against Burnley. The Blues’ capitulation began after Gary Cahill was sent off for a high challenge with his studs showing and the Blues collapsed from that moment on. […]

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Aug 12

Chelsea Set To Seal £35m Deal For Midfielder

Embed from Getty Images Chelsea look like they will finally add another signing to their squad this summer, with Leicester City’s Danny Drinkwater closing in on a move. Valued at £40million by Leicester, Chelsea are readying a second bid of around £35million, which may be enough for a player that was left out of the …

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Aug 12

Chelsea v Burnley betting match preview

Chelsea welcomes Burnley to Stamford Bridge for this week one Premier League fixture. The Blues enter this game with a poor set of results winning one, drawing one and losing three of their last five games. The Clarets have a record of four wins and one loss in their last five games. Chelsea has won […]

Aug 11

Chelsea round-up: Rose wants Chelsea move; Drinkwater valuation row; critics “killing” Morata

Chelsea could have the advantage in the pursuit of Tottenham left-back Danny Rose, according to The Times. They believe that Rose would be keen on a move across London if the Blues do provide substance to their interest and if they are prepared to make an approach to Tottenham over what would be a controversial move. […]

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