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Batshuayi plans Stamford Bridge stay

Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi wants to stay at Chelsea and fight for his place under Frank Lampard. The 26-year old moved to Chelsea in a £33 million deal from Marseille, but has never been a first-team regular at Stamford Bridge, and has been loaned out three times, to Borussia Dortmund, Valencia and, in the second half of last season, to ...

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Chelsea defender moves to Roma

Chelsea right-back Davide Zappacosta has joined Roma on a season-long loan. The 27-year old Italian international, capped 13 times at senior level by his country, joined Chelsea in August 2017 for a fee of €28 million (£23 million), signing a four and a half year deal with the West London club. However, he has failed to establish himself as first-team ...

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Sturridge in the middle of tug-of-war

Former Chelsea and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge finds himself in the middle of a tug of war between two clubs desperate to sign the free agent. Sturridge has been without a club since being released from his services at Anfield at the end of June, and is keen to secure his future, with football league seasons getting underway across Europe. ...

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Roma identify Batshuayi as Sánchez alternative

Serie A side Roma are considering a loan move for Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi as a cheaper alternative to their preferred target Alexis Sánchez. Manchester United want Sánchez to leave on loan before the European transfer window closes, but the Chilean is dragging his feet and insists that he wants to stay at Old Trafford. That has prompted manager Ole ...

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Bakayoko linked with Monaco return

Midfielder Tiemoué Bakayoko is set to return to Monaco on loan, the club from whom he moved to Chelsea in a £35 million transfer two years ago, after the Ligue 1 club began talks with representatives from the London side. The 24-year old Frenchman spent last season on loan with AC Milan but, despite making 42 appearances in all competitions ...

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City escape Chelsea transfer ban

Manchester City have been fined £315,000 (CHF 370,000), but have avoided a transfer bam after they admitted that they breached the FIFA rules on signing new players. The club was found to have broken Article 19 of the FIFA regulations regarding the signing of international players under 18, the same breach that saw Chelsea handed a two window transfer ban. ...

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Sturridge set to make decision about his future

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Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge is set to make a decision about his future by the end of this week. The 29-year old is a free agent having been released from the Anfield side at the end of last season, and has a host of options from which to choose, including a contract worth £9 million from Turkish ...

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Lampard wants to sign Chilwell

Frank Lampard wants to sign Leicester City and England full-back 22-year old when Chelsea’s transfer ban is lifted again. The Chelsea boss has been tracking Chilwell’s progress for some time, and regards the 22-year old left-back as somebody that he wants in his team. Manchester City considered making a bid for Chilwell in the summer but, in the end, decided ...

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Chelsea fans unhappy with David Luiz transfer

The sudden and dramatic switch of defender David Luiz from Chelsea to Arsenal has not gone down well with some sections of his former club’s fan base. Luiz made the move after he became concerned about his lack of first-team prospects under Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge for the coming season. However, it is fair to say that his move ...

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David Luiz completes Arsenal move

David Luiz completed his shock move to Arsenal on deadline day. The Gunners had been linked with a whole host of defensive reinforcements this summer, but Luiz was not amongst them, and news of a potential move for him came as a surprise to most Arsenal supporters when reports first began to emerge from both clubs on Wednesday evening. However, ...

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