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The Blues, after opting to part ways with several of their strikers this summer, have now reportedly turned their attention to the PSG attacker.
Despite publicly stating that he "wishes to stay", PSG striker Edinson Cavani is still being linked with an exit this summer.
The Uruguayan has long been a reported target of Manchester United, but appeared to quash speculation recently that he would move to Old Trafford by affirming his desire to remain with the club that he signed with just a season ago in a big money move from Napoli.
However... Read the rest of the article »
Jose Mourinho’s selling of 21-year-old flamboyant striker Romelu Lukaku has left Chelsea fans puzzled, especially since misfiring Torres and ageing Drogba remain at the Bridge.
On Wednesday, Lukaku completed a record £28M transfer from Chelsea to Everton. He was the Toffees’ main target this summer as coach Roberto Martinez proudly declared:
“He is well worth every single penny and effort we put behind it. He fits perfectly where we are as a football club. We are ambitious, we are too. The target is for him to become one of the best in the world.... Read the rest of the article »
According to MARCA, Sami Khedira might not end up in the English Premier League, nor Ligue 1, but back home in Germany
Just as James Rodriguez, Toni Kroos, and Luis Suarez all lit up the transfer window with the constant rumors surrounding their future, so has German midfielder Sami Khedira.
However, one big difference is where the above players' final destination was well know, the Real Madrid star could find himself anywhere across Europea's top leagues.
The 27-year-old Les Merengues man, who won the... Read the rest of the article »
After signing Diego Costa and Filipe Luis from the Rojiblancos, the Blues look to strip the Liga BBVA champions of another one of their top performers from last season
La Liga side Atletico Madrid have seen their Liga BBVA-winning squad of last season nearly torn apart.
Key players such as Thibaut Courtois, top-scorer Diego Costa, and Brazilian defender Filipe Luis all departed from the Vicente Calderon in favor of Chelsea's Stamford Bridge.
And, although Los Rojiblancos have made quality acquisitions, with Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic and French... Read the rest of the article »
It seems Romelu Lukaku has never been one of Jose Mourinho’s favourite players. The Belgian star is set to complete a £25M transfer from Chelsea to Everton.
This summer has been great for Lukaku. His super-sub performance in Belgium’s extra-time victory over USA in the Last 16 of the World Cup got him showered with praises from fans and pundits. However, Mourinho’s purchase of Diego Costa and the sensational return of club icon Didier Drogba made very little space for Lukaku who has spent two seasons on loan to West Bromwich Albion and Everton... Read the rest of the article »
The Blues hope to keep up their good pre-season form with another friendly clash versus Eredivisie side Vitesse.
All in all, one can argue that it's been pretty smooth sailing for Chelsea so far.
The Blues have been able to make it through their pre-season fixtures without suffering a single defeat, although at times they have looked largely unconvincing, especially when they were held to a draw against RZ Pellets.
Still, somewhat encouraging for Jose Mourinho will be his team's performance against... Read the rest of the article »
More embarrassment for the Spanish international with another horror miss against Olimpija in a friendly.
Surely, this is not how Fernando Torres would have wanted to start things off with Chelsea.
The Blues are currently in the midst of their summer pre-season preparations and have already started to modify things in terms of their attacking options.
Demba Ba has already moved on to play his football in the Turkish Super Lig, Samuel Eto'o's contract was not renewed, and they have already... Read the rest of the article »
According to Italian publications, the star midfielder will be soon putting pen to paper on a contract extension with the Bianconeri.
If this rumor is to be believed, then Juventus will be definitely hanging on to at least one of their prized assets this summer.
With Arturo Vidal's future still up in doubt, not surprisingly, the Italian press has been searching for a way to at least report some good news regarding the reigning Scudetto champions as not to worry their legions of supporters.
Not surprisingly, Tuttosport... Read the rest of the article »
The Chelsea coach has questioned the wisdom in Manchester United paying their new signing more per week than other established players.
The Premier League season hasn't even begun yet, and already Jose Mourinho is stirring things up.
As per usual, the Portuguese tactician enjoys playing his fair share of mind games--something that he did while at Real Madrid and Inter, so naturally continues to do so whilst with Chelsea.
The target this time? Manchester United, notably their signing of teenage defender Luke Shaw from... Read the rest of the article »
The Blues icon has completed a sensational return to the club where he won numerous trophies, including the Champions League in 2012.
In July 2004, a largely unknown attacker by the name of Didier Drogba was signed by Jose Mourinho for £24 million from French side Marseille. Back then, no one anticipated that the Ivorian would become one of the best players ever to pull on a Blues jersey, let alone be the one to help them win their first ever Champions League in 2012 against Bayern Munich.
And now, nearly exactly 10... Read the rest of the article »
The veteran Chelsea midfielder has now completed his move to MLS and will join fellow European star David Villa at NYC FC
After much speculation, Frank Lampard has now completed his move to MLS.
The 36-year-old, who is Chelsea's all time leading scorer--an impressive stat for a midfielder--will now be earning over €100,000 per week at the newly created American club and has signed a two year deal.
He will join fellow European star David Villa, who made his move official after leaving Atletico Madrid... Read the rest of the article »
American Fans to Get Front Row Experience of Soccer’s Greatest Players and Famed League Live in Theaters Starting Aug. 16
Soccer has taken root in the U.S. as never before and now new and longtime soccer fans alike will get a chance to witness the world’s best soccer on the big screen as Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group team up to present “Barclays Premier League LIVE" beginning Saturday, Aug. 16. Americans will have the opportunity to see England’s best – league champions Manchester... Read the rest of the article »
Los Rojiblancos are reportedly hopeful of bringing their former striker back but there are some financial constraints.
According to reports, Atletico Madrid are hoping to bring former striker Fernando Torres back to Spain.
The former Liverpool and Atleti attacker has failed to live up to his massive £50 million price tag since arriving at Stamford Bridge three years ago.
As per the Daily Mail, Los Rojiblancos executive Miguel Gil was spotted in London recently, leading to rumors that La Liga's top... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea will be looking to win many titles in the upcoming season; Jose Mourinho is set to experiment in preseason friendlies to find the perfect formula.
Jose Mourinho has had plenty to say to the media recently. He has also been involved in many transfers already. Diego Costa and Filipe Luis have joined from Atletico Madrid while the services of Cesc Fabregas have been acquired from Barcelona. Thibaut Courtois will be returning from Atletico as well. Meanwhile, in what can be considered shrewd business, Mourinho also... Read the rest of the article »
Bad news for London sides Arsenal and Chelsea as German midfielder Sami Khedira looks set for Ligue 1
A new twist to the Sami Khedira transfer tug of war has emerged.
The German midfielder has been linked with two English Premier League clubs, Arsenal and Chelsea, with a move to the Emirates close to being wrapped up, as suggested by the latest transfer rumors.
Arsene Wenger is believed to be a huge admirer of the 27-year-old Real Madrid player, and is looking for a new holding midfielder... Read the rest of the article »
Reports from England and France claim that the iconic striker will return to the club to team up with his former manager.
He was visibly moved when he returned to Stamford Bridge as his side Galatasaray faced off against Chelsea in the Champions League this past season.
For Didier Drogba, it was a homecoming befitting of a king, as fans waved banners and his former boss Jose Mourinho heaped praise on the Ivorian star's goal scoring feats.
And now having finished his stint in Turkey, reports from England... Read the rest of the article »
The former Chelsea midfielder will now try luck in America with MLS side NYC FC
MLS fans will soon have yet another international star plying his trade in the United States.
NYC FC has already secured the signature of former Atleti striker David Villa, while Orlando City has Milan midfielder Kaka on their books.
And the newly established New York club will now add yet another familiar face to their roster in the form of Chelsea's midfielder Frank Lampard.
The... Read the rest of the article »
The Premier League winners could make a move for the Colombian striker but will have to compete with Chelsea for his services.
If reports are to be believed, Monaco could be losing yet another star this summer.
The newly cash rich outfit already looks set to lose Colombian star James Rodriguez, with Real Madrid especially keen on his services, and Rodriguez's international compatriot, Radamel Falcao is another that could be saying au revior to the Ligue 1 side.
Reports claim that Real Madrid, who have also been... Read the rest of the article »
The on-loan Chelsea attacker is believed to have grabbed the attention of the Serie A winners as they look to further bolster their attack.
Despite impressing while on loan, Chelsea are still reportedly keen on selling Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku during this summer's transfer market.
The Blues apparently are looking for at least £20 million for the powerful attacker, and the player himself, who had an indifferent campaign with Belgium at this year's World Cup is believed to be looking to leave having failed to make an impact... Read the rest of the article »
The Blues have acquired the Brazilian defender from Los Rojiblancos on a three-year deal.
Chelsea, who have been quite active in this summer's transfer market, have now acquired a new defender.
The Blues have already purchased a new midfielder in the form of Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas and an attacker in Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa.
And now, Jose Mourinho's side have added another Atleti player to the mix--Brazilian defender Filipe Luis, with the 28-year-old signing a three... Read the rest of the article »