Chelsea look to £21m Ricardo Rodriguez, to strengthen defence

Antonio Conte’s determination to strengthen his defence has seen him turn his attention to Wolfsburg left back Ricardo Rodriguez, 23. The Swiss international was a key member of their parsimonious defence at Euro 2016 this summer and has drawn praise...

Arsenal AND Chelsea to battle over £65m rated James Rodriguez

Arsenal and Chelsea are set to go head-to-head over James Rodriguez, 25. The Colombian international has been told he can leave the Bernabeu this summer and Real Madrid are willing to listen to offers of around £65m. The Gunners are hoping...

Chelsea will finally complete deal for Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly

Chelsea’s summer long pursuit of Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly, 25, could be about to bear fruit. New Blues manager Antonio Conte identified the Napoli centre back as a key signing this summer. With news that Kurt Zouma, 25, is expected to...

Romelu Lukaku to join Chelsea, with Charlie Austin to Everton

Everton are set to clear the way for Romelu Lukaku, 23, to join Chelsea by moving for Southampton’s Charlie Austin, 27. The Toffees are bracing themselves for an improved bid from the Blues after Chelsea struggled to an opening Premier...

Cesc Fabregas offered Chelsea exit, Juventus prepare £20m bid

Cesc Fabregas, 29, is on his way out of Stamford Bridge. New Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has offered the Spanish international to his former club Juventus, having persuaded Nemanja Matic, 28, to remain with the Blues. Conte bought French international...

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...