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Everton open transfer talks over Kurt Zouma

Everton have begun negotiations with Chelsea about a deal for Kurt Zouma. The 24-year old spent last season on loan at Goodison Park, and Marco Silva has told his Board that he wants to sign him on a permanent deal. That follows the Merseyside club securing the long-term future of another of their successful loanees from last season, Andre Gomes ...

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Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Torres retires

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The 35-year old, who won the World Cup with Spain in 2010, and back to back European Championships either side of that tournament, has been playing in Japan recently, having signed for Sagan Tosu in the J1 League, after leaving his boyhood club Atlético Madrid for the second time in July last year. English fans will remember him best for ...

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Makélélé set for Chelsea coaching role

Claude Makélélé is the latest ex-Chelsea player who is set to be given a coaching role at the club. The 46-year old was manager of Belgian side KAS Eupen, but he quit that job at the weekend, having been convinced to join Chelsea to take up a role working with loan players. Makélélé played for Chelsea between 203 and 2008, ...

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Jorginho ready to follow Sarri to Juventus

The agent of Chelsea midfielder Jorginho has hinted that the player is ready to leave Chelsea and follow the departed Maurizio Sarri to Juventus. The 60-year old Italian, who was presented to the media in Italy as the new coach of the Serie A champions, made Jorginho one of his first major signings last year, paying £50 million to bring ...

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Lampard set for Abramovich meeting

Frank Lampard is set to meet Roman Abramovich to discuss becoming the next Chelsea manager Lampard is on holiday in France, and he is scheduled to meet with the Chelsea owner on his £380 million yacht Eclipse which is anchored off St.Tropez to discuss taking over from the departed Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bride, reports The Sun. The 40-year old ...

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Zola set to leave Chelsea

Gianfranco Zola is set to follow Maurizio Sarri out of the Stamford Bridge exit door. The 60-year old Italian manager announced on Sunday that he was leaving the West London club to take up the vacant position at Juventus, following the departure of Max Allegri from his post at the end of last season. Frank Lampard is the overwhelming favourite ...

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Willian set to sign new deal at Chelsea

Willian is on the verge of signing a new two-year deal at Chelsea. The 30-year old Brazilian was widely expected to follow Eden Hazard out of the exit door at Stamford Bridge, with Barcelona amongst the clubs with which he has been linked. However, there has been a change of mind, and now he is expected to extend his stay ...

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Lampard set to take over at Chelsea

Chelsea are set to appoint Frank Lampard as their new manager, although not without their fair share of dramas along the way. Outgoing boss Maurizio Sarri ignored last minute pleas to say by the Stamford Bridge hierarchy, with The Sun reporting that he rejected the offer because he felt “violated” by abusive fans. Instead, he will take up the vacant ...

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Juve hold Pogba discussions

Fabio Paratici, the Sporting Director of Juventus, has begun negotiations with Manchester United over the potential transfer of Paul Pogba, back to the club he left for a world record fee, at the time, of £93.25 million. That is according to Sky Sports who report that Patricio meet representatives of United at their London offices, and that discussions are a ...

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Chelsea will not exercise Kovacic option

Chelsea will not exercise their option to buy Croatian midfielder Matteo Kovacic, and he is set to return to his parent club Real Madrid. They, in turn, do not want him, and he is likely to be sold to Inter Milan, now ironically enough, managed by ex-Chelsea boss Antonio Conté. Kovacic arrived on a season-long loan at Stamford Bridge last ...

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