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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 »
Despite heavy interest from Louis van Gaal to bring Edinson Cavani to Old Trafford, the Uruguayan has ruled out a Parc des Princes departure
The Paris Saint-Germain forward, Edinson Cavani has insisted that speculations of his departure from the French top-flight club are untrue.
The Uruguayan star, who enjoyed his first season with the the Ligue 1 champions last year after a summer move from Napoli, has dismissed reported links with the likes of Manchester United among others.
Cavani, who was linked with Manchester City ahead... 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 »
NBCSN is TV's fastest growing sports network since debut of Premier League on August 17, 2013; NBCSN Total Day Audience Up 80% & Adult 25-54 Demo Up 73% since Premier League Launch
In the 50 weeks since NBCUniversal debuted its unprecedented coverage of the Barclays Premier League on August 17, 2013, NBCSN is television’s fastest growing sports cable network in Total Day viewership (6 a.m.-6 a.m.), according to live plus same day data released by The Nielsen Company.
The 2014-15 Premier League season kicks off on Saturday, August 16 on NBC and NBCSN.
NBCSN... 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 »
After the failed transfer move for Loic Remy, the Reds have reportedly turned their attention to one of PSG's attackers.
After the sale of Luis Suarez, Liverpool have been keen to quickly rebuild their squad, especially with their return to the Champions League this season.
They currently have England international Daniel Sturridge as their only key attacker and have added veteran forward Rickie Lambert from Southampton. Additionally, they still do have Italian Fabio Borini on their books, despite him spending... Read the rest of the article »
According to English reports, the Red Devils are preparing to sell the tall Belgian for a cut-price deal as a way to get him off their wage books.
Last season was by far the most disappointing one that many Manchester United fans had seen in quite some time.
For the first time in seemingly ages, the Red Devils will not feature in the Champions League--let alone the Europa League--thanks to a dismal showing under former manager David Moyes.
With the arrival of Dutch tactician Louis Van Gaal, the Premier League titans have begun an... Read the rest of the article »
According to Jamie Carragher, Liverpool's prolific striking duo last season didn't always get along.
They were viewed as one of the most prolific striking duos in not just England, but across Europe last season.
Indeed the goals from Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge, nicknamed "SAS" by some sections of the media and Premier League fans, were a huge reason why the Reds nearly won their first title in decades and are back in the Champions League after a temporary hiatus.
However... 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 »
The French international's move to Liverpool has suddenly collapsed after he failed to pass a medical examination.
Just days ago, reports were rife that Liverpool had secured yet another signing as Brendan Rodgers looks to overhaul his squad this season.
After making quite a bit of cash from the sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona, the Premier League side, who were quite close to winning the title only to see it slip away, the Reds looked set to make QPR's Loic Remy their fifth new acquisition of this summer's... Read the rest of the article »
The Dutch coach is not giving up on his quest to bring in a top midfielder and has offered some thoughts on another Serie A star.
Despite being seemingly rebuffed by one of their top transfer targets this summer, some reports claim that Louis Van Gaal has not given up on signing a midfielder this summer.
Juventus star Arturo Vidal appeared to rule out a move to Old Trafford recently, yet he didn't commit to staying with the Serie A giants, and ultimately claimed that he would speak with new Bianconeri coach Massimiliano... 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 »
Arsenal move closer to bringing promising Southampton right-back Calum Chambers to the Emirates
Arsenal are expected to wrap up the signing of Southampton's versatile defender Calum Chambers for £12m, claims the Daily Mail.
The promising, 19-year-old talent, who despite only making 23 appearances for the Saints, has caught the attention of top-flight coaches of the English Premier League, including the likes of Arsene Wenger and Brendan Rogers. Chambers has made regular appearances... 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 »
Manchester City kick off their International Champions Cup tournament against Milan, who were defeated in their own opening match earlier this week.
One side will be coming into this match full of confidence whereas the other will proabably be feeling a bit bruised and battered. For Manchester City, who have won their last two friendlies by score-lines of 2-1 and a more comfortable 4-1 result against MLS side Sporting Kansas City, the Premier League champions will be hoping to keep up this good run of form in their first match during this year's... Read the rest of the article »
World Cup winners Mesut Ozil, Lukas Podolski, and Per Mertesacker won't take part in the beginning of the upcoming English Premier League season, reveals Wenger
Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal's German core, Mesut Ozil, Lukas Podolski, and Per Mertesacker, will all miss the beginning of the 2014-15 English Premier League season.
The trio were all part of the German national team that won the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, beating Argentina 1-0 at the famous Maracana stadium back in July 13.
Former Real Madrid star Ozil in particular played a full... Read the rest of the article »
Both the Premier League giants and the Ligue 1 champions are reportedly keen on Real Madrid's Argentinian attacker.
With the arrival of Toni Kroos and now James Rodriguez, rumors have been rife that Angel Di Maria will be one of the players to make way.
Yesterday, (as per 101 Great Goals) a Spanish report claimed that the Argentinian attacker was nearing a switch to Ligue 1, with his price set at €60 million, but PSG, having already splashed the cash on David Luiz were quite concerned with breaching... Read the rest of the article »