Chelsea set to launch £43m bid for midfielder Blaise Matuidi

Chelsea are set to launch a £43m bid to bring Paris St. Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi, 29, to Stamford Bridge. A mixed set of pre-season results has convinced new Blues boss Antonio Conte that they need more depth in midfield....

Chelsea approach Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi, £50m striker

Chelsea’s need for a striker has seen them join Arsenal and Napoli in the race to sign Inter Milan’s Mauro Icardi, 23. The Argentine striker is valued at £50m and Napoli are ready to meet that fee according to reports...

Chelsea send scouts to Rio to watch Thiago Maia, £15m deal

Chelsea have sent scouts to the Rio Olympics to watch Brazilian Thiago Maia, 19. The youngster has been on Blues boss Antonio Conte’s radar for some time and now the Italian is running the rule over the midfielder before deciding...

Chelsea make surprise move for striker Nicolae Stanciu

Nicolae Stanciu, 23, has emerged as a surprise transfer target for Chelsea. The Steaua Bucharest midfielder netted 14 times last season and was a pivotal attacking force for club and country. That shows no sign of abating this season with...

Chelsea’s fresh £65m + Loic Remy offer for Romelu Lukaku

Chelsea have raised the stakes in their pursuit of Romelu Lukaku, 23. With Everton holding out for £75m, the Blues are ready to offer £65m plus French striker Loic Remy, 29, in part-exchange for the Belgian international. Lukaku has made it...

Romelu Lukaku to force Chelsea transfer, £57m bid rejected

Romelu Lukaku, 23, is determined to resolve his future quickly. The Belgian international created a stir before Euro 2016 when he declared that he wanted to leave Goodison Park to play Champions League football. Despite a host of admirers across...

Inter Milan prepare shock £30m Oscar transfer bid, Chelsea rebuff

Inter Milan are preparing to launch a sensational £30m bid for Oscar, 24. The Brazilian midfielder has reportedly failed to impress new Chelsea boss Antonio Conte with his work-rate not matching the high tempo the Italian favours. Pre-season has been a...

Chelsea make £57m bid for former striker Romelu Lukaku

Chelsea have stepped up their pursuit of Romelu Lukaku, 23, with a £57m bid for the striker. Everton rejected the initial approach and inspired by Napoli’s sale of Gonzalo Higuain, 28, are holding out for £75m. It’s a remarkable turn of...

Rumour: Chelsea rival Man Utd for Blaise Matuidi signature

Chelsea have emerged as rivals to Manchester United in the chase for Blaise Matuidi, 29. The French international has been told he can leave Paris St. Germain this summer provided his £40m valuation is met. Jose Mourinho is long-standing admirer...

Real Madrid’s Jese told to leave, Arsenal & Chelsea prepare bids

Arsenal and Chelsea are set to lock horns over the signature of Jese, 23, who has been told he can leave Real Madrid this summer. The winger is frustrated by the lack of first team opportunities at the Bernabeu and...