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Huge boost for Chelsea as agent reveals €55m target wants to leave

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The agent of Chelsea target Kalidou Koulibaly has revealed in an interview with Radio CRC that the defender, reportedly valued at around €55m, wants to leave Serie A side Napoli, while also confirming the Premier League side’s interest and still have time to “close a deal”.

The 25-year-old Frenchman has been strongly linked with a move to West London this summer, with the player’s agent, Bruno Satin, announcing that his client is set to leave Italy “for economic reasons”, while also claiming that a move to Chelsea is very much on the cards.

Deal Close: Agent flew to London to secure Chelsea transfer deal for €30m winger

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Some players are comfortable playing in a particular type of league. Their playing style is best suited for that particular league and may struggle to replicate a similar type of performances elsewhere. And just because they failed in a different league doesn’t make them a bad player. For example, Juan Cuadrado.

Chelsea Transfer Round Up: Blues set to bid £25m for defender, Conte wants €25m winger, latest on Lukaku

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Chelsea are expected to remain busy in the transfer market as Antonio Conte has reportedly requested Roman Abramovich, the Blues owner, to sanction him at least five new signing before the start of the new 2016/17 campaign. Without further ado, let’s check the major transfer stories:

Blues ready to pay Victor Lindelof’s release clause

Chelsea have reportedly told Benfica they’re ready to pay Lindelof’s release clause which is thought to be around £25m.

Photo: Leaked image confirms major Chelsea transfer; Star's name spotted on club merchandise

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Chelsea and Arsenal have been linked with a move for the Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez this summer.

The Algerian had a spectacular season with the Foxes last year and ended up being the PFA player of the year.

Although Leicester have been adamant that Mahrez is not for sale, it has not stopped the London giants from showing their interest in him.

Agent: Chelsea want to sign €44m Man Utd target; Blues offered €4m-year-deal

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Chelsea are looking to add a defensive reinforcement this summer and have been linked with a host of top defenders to their ranks this summer. One of the names linked with the Blues is Greek international Kostas Manolas, who plays for Serie A giants Roma.

Earlier this month, Gazzetta dello Sport reported that Chelsea had offered a deal worth €4m-per-year for Manolas which is significantly high to what he earns at Roma.

World class Chelsea target agrees move, medical sorted; Paves way for major Man Utd transfer

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Juventus are close to wrapping up a deal for the Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain.

According to latest reports in Italy, the Italian champions have triggered the player’s release clause and will complete a club record signing for the Argentine soon.

It is understood that the Italians are now spending the Paul Pogba money, who is closing in on a world record transfer to Manchester United.

Chelsea target wishes to join Arsenal, club preparing £42m bid, transfer likely

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According to reports from Eurosport France, Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez wishes to join Premier League club Arsenal this summer.

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has said previously that he wishes to keep hold of his star player but it seems Mahrez has decided to leave the Premier League champions.

Done Deal: Chelsea agree deal for central midfielder, club confirms move

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La Liga club Granada CF have announced on Friday the loan signing of Chelsea’s young Ivorian midfielder Victorien Angban.

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Chelsea closing in on huge transfer; Fee decided for top quality Man Utd target

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Chelsea have had two bids rejected for the Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata this summer.

However a transfer could be close because Real Madrid are holding out for an offer only 5 million pounds more than Chelsea’s last offer. Usually in such cases, both clubs reach an agreement/compromise.

Barcelona agree deal for €65m Chelsea target, technically gifted midfielder to sign 5-year contract

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In an amazing turn of events, FC Barcelona have pulled off a shock deal for Valencia’s highly-rated midfielder Andre Gomes. La Liga giants Real Madrid were thought to be leading the race for signing Gomes while Premier League club Chelsea and Manchester United had shown an interest too but Barcelona moved in quickly and secured a fantastic deal for the Portugal midfielder last night.

Chelsea's transfer plans for €30m defender, Abrahimovic could be tempted to sign the player, club trying to offer better deal

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Having bolstered the midfield and forward department this summer, Chelsea shift their attention towards adding depth in the central defence. The likes of Kostas Manolas and Leonardo Bonucci being linked with the club while recently Chelsea have shown an interest in Benfica’s highly rated defender Victor Lindelof.

From France: Chelsea bid €50m for long term target, player wants to leave the club

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In theory, Edinson Cavani should be a happy fella at PSG right now. The departure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Manchester United means Cavani by default will spearhead the PSG attacking lineup for the upcoming 2016/17 season. He has always demanded the role of a central striker and now will finally get the chance to show his true potential playing in his favoured position.

Chelsea submit massive bid for Man Utd target; Star's father prefers Old Trafford move

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is looking to sign another striker this summer.

The Blues recently signed the Belgian international Michy Batshuayi, but Conte is keen on adding more depth to that position.

Furthermore, with the rumours surrounding Diego Costa’s future at Stamford Bridge, it seems that the former Juventus boss is in no mood to take any risks.

Chelsea agree deal for record breaking winger with breathtaking pace, transfer completed

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Chelsea have agreed a deal to send their talented winger Alex Kiwomya on loan at the League Two club Crewe Alexandra.

The 20-year-old winger made his professional debut on loan at Barnsley and also spent a month on loan at Fleetwood last season.

Yet to break into the Chelsea first team, the explosive young winger has signed a loan deal with the League two side until 9 January 2017 and is expected to continue his development with more first-team action under his belt.

Manchester United join the race to sign €60m Chelsea target

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Manchester United have joined the race to sign Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci. The 29-year-old’s name was discussed in negotiations over Paul Pogba.

According to reports from ESPN, United will turn their attention to buying a centre-back once they complete the signing of Pogba.

Chelsea Transfer: Conte tells Abrahimovic he wants to sign €65m Real Madrid target

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Andre Gomes has more or less decided that he will leave Valencia in the summer. Real Madrid could be his likely destination but Chelsea haven’t given up on him, as yet.

Valencia have started preparing for next season assuming a life without their star midfielder Andre Gomes. Los Che are prepared to lose him at the right price and have already started searching a suitable replacement for him.

Atléti turn their attention to Liverpool after failing to sign Chelsea star

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2016 UEFA Champions League runners-up Atlético Madrid have turned their attention to Liverpool striker Divock Origi after failing to sign Chelsea’s Diego Costa, according to Sky Sports.

The Spanish La Liga side have tried hard to bring Costa back to Madrid this summer after selling the striker to Chelsea two years ago.

Chelsea reject surprise £14.25m bid for future first team star

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According to the Daily Mail, Premier League side Chelsea have rejected a £14.25m bid from Borussia Monchengladbach for Andreas Christensen, with the Danish international defender currently halfway through a two-year loan deal at the Bundesliga side.

Christensen, 20, was named the fans player of the year at Monchengladbach ahead of new £35m Arsenal signing Granit Xhaka last season, and remains highly rated at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea fail with huge €75m bid for Euro 2016 star

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According to Spanish radio station Cadena SER, Chelsea have had a €75m bid for Spanish striker Alvaro Morata rejected by Real Madrid.

The 23-year-old striker, who scored three times for Spain in Euro 2016, was bought back to the Spanish capital for €30m only this summer from Juventus after spending two years in Serie A.

Chelsea to pay star's release clause, Man Utd bid for him earlier; Star in UK right now

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Chelsea are ready to trigger the release clause of the Benfica defender Victor Lindelof.

The Swedish international is highly rated around Europe and Antonio Conte wants him to strengthen Chelsea’s defensive options.

The 22 year old defender was a target for Manchester United as well, but Mourinho signing Eric Bailly earlier this summer has allowed Chelsea a clear run at the player now.

Chelsea €65m target's transfer could pave way for Liverpool to sign La Liga midfielder

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Real Madrid are looking to sign a central midfielder this summer. After apparently admitting a defeat to Manchester United (well, Spanish newspaper Marca believe they’ve actually let United to do the business) in the race to sign Paul Pogba, Los Blancos have shifted their attention towards signing Andre Gomes.

PHOTO: Conte said £23m attacker will be heading to Chelsea, Star now spotted in Blues training camp

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Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado has returned to Chelsea from his loan spell at Juventus.

Chelsea have announced on their official website that the player is back in training. The Colombian is seen training with Azpilicueta in Austria, where Chelsea take on WAC RZ Pellets tomorrow.

The Italian champions wanted to make the move permanent but Antonio Conte wanted to bring back the Colombian.

Agent confirms Chelsea's 'concrete' interest in Serie A star, no deal being done as yet

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Asmir Begovic has proved over the years that he is a reliable goalkeeper and good enough to start for any Premier League side. Last season, he took the starting role at Chelsea when Thibaut Courtois got injured in the first half of last season and did a decent job.

It seems, however, Begovic, could be allowed the leave the London club and thus he’s drawn the attentions of Premier League club Everton.

Chelsea join the race for €60m Manchester City target, Conte wants him, club yet to respond to offers

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According to Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, Chelsea have joined Manchester City in the race for Italian defender Leonardo Bonucci. The Juventus centre-back, who is currently holidaying in the Mediterranean, is said to have told close friends that he is considering a move away from the Serie A champions, with both Chelsea and City waiting in the wings.

Conte says £23m attacker is heading to Chelsea soon; Star impressed at Copa America

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Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado has been linked with a permanent move to Juventus over the last few months.

The Colombian joined the Italian champions on loan and the Italians were willing to make the deal permanent for a reasonable price.

However, it seems that Antonio Conte is keen to work with the player at Chelsea and therefore a permanent move to Turin might not be possible this summer.

Top class PL star set to complete Chelsea transfer; Club chief confirms deal is close

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been linked with a move away from the London club this summer.

Yesterday there were reports that the player has handed in a transfer request.

The Spanish striker has been linked with a move back to Spain and it seems that Atletico Madrid are keen on a reunion.

Report: Chelsea's £45m target offered £100k-per-week deal

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Leicester City are confident Riyad Mahrez will not be following N’Golo Kante out of the exit door.

Mahrez was one of last season’s standout players for Leicester, scoring 17 goals to help the Foxes win a miraculous Premier League title.

The 25-year-old has three years left on his present deal.

Chelsea look to £25m defender as alternative to Bonucchi

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Chelsea have switched their attention to Germany international Shkodran Mustafi after failing in their attempt to land Leonardo Bonucci, according to the Mirror.

New manager Antonio Conte is looking to strengthen a Chelsea defence that shipped 53 goals in the Premier League last season and never really recovered after their woeful start.

£50m bid submitted; Conte regularly calls star, Man Utd target promised important role at Chelsea

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Chelsea have recently completed the signing of Michy Batshuayi as a back up striker for next season.

However, the new Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is now looking to sign a first choice forward as well.

Spaniard Diego Costa has apparently put in a transfer request and the Italian manager is looking to make other arrangements in case the club fail to hold on to the former Atletico Madrid striker.

From Spain: £185k-per-wk star hands in 'transfer request', Chelsea transfer could be on the cards

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Another day. Another new twist in the Diego Costa’s transfer saga. Spanish media believe Costa is unhappy at Chelsea and he wants a return to Atletico Madrid. The La Liga club are desperate to get him back while the player himself wants to be reunited with Diego Simeone.

Interestingly, most of the rumours have come from Spain.

Deal Close: Chelsea met with player's agent last week, Spaniard all set for transfer

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With Asmir Begovic all set to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, Chelsea are moving quickly to replace him with AC Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez.

The Serie A giants have no short of options in the goalkeeping department and they are set to allow shot-stopper Diego Lopez to join Chelsea.

According to reports from Gazzetta World, Chelsea have shown a strong interest in the Spanish goalkeeper and met with the player’s agent last week to finalise a deal.

English Premier League

Pre-season proving last season was NOT Arsenal’s last title chance?

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I mentioned a few times during last season that I thought it was a bit unfair and unduly harsh of all the football commentators and experts to give Arsenal such a hard time for failing to win the Premier League. We still managed to be the best of the usual suspects expected to challenge for [...]

Manchester United star hailed as one of the best in the world

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has hailed Luke Shaw as one of the best left-backs in the world.

The 21-year-old returned to action for the first time since last September when the Red Devils sealed a 2-0 victory over Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium. A double leg fracture in the Champions League clash against PSV Eindhoven at the start of the last season forced him to spend the rest of the previous campaign on the sidelines.

Videos

So Over It: Jose Mourinho Refuses to Sign Chelsea Shirt On Man Utd’s Tour Of China (Video)

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Despite being sacked twice by the club, Jose Mourinho will forever be considered a legend by Chelsea fans after steering the west London club into football's elite. However,this week,the 'Special One' won't have endeared himself to Blues' fans after refusing to sign a Chelsea shirt while on tour with United in China.

Video: Ex-Chelsea and West Ham striker Demba Ba suffers horror broken leg

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Demba Ba has suffered a horrific leg break in action for Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua. The 31-year-old Senegal forward's leg...

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Videos and Photos: Chelsea training in Austria

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Chelsea are holding their first training session at their base in Velden, Austria, for a pre-season training camp. The Blues arrived in Austria on...

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The Rest

Has Arsenal target Mahrez joined Chelsea?

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Reports are spanning social media with claims that Riyad Mahrez could be set to join Chelsea, after Adidas started selling Blues kits with his name and the number 7 on them. The winger was reported on Eurosport in France to have agreed a move to Arsenal only yesterday, but that appears to be false, given [.

Everton Bump Up Romelu Lukaku’s Asking Price To Whopping £75m To Ward Off Chelsea Vultures

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Chelsea are currently fourth in the reckoningwith 888sport.com to finish top of the Premier League pile this coming season, down below Arsenal, Man Utd and outright favourites Man City.

With a long-lost title to reclaim, new coach Antonio Conte has already set about adding a little more auxiliary firepower to his new squad with the acquisition ofMichy Batshuayi but it would seem that the ex-Marseille striker isn't the only big name Belgium international on the Blues' summer shopping list.

Tactical analysis: Chelsea’s pre-season victory gives first glimpse of Conte’s formation

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Chelsea recorded their first win under Antonio Conte with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Austrian side WAC RZ Pellets. This was, incidentally, their first pre-season win in two years, and Conte would have been pleased to see his side keep a clean sheet as well in the process. A goal from striker Bertrand Traore put the Blues in the lead going into the break before late strikes from two more youngsters, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Nathaniel Chalobah sealed the deal.

Chelsea finalise deal for AC Milan keeper Diego Lopez

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Chelsea have struck a deal to bring veteran goalkeeper Diego Lopez to Stamford Bridge. That's according to Gazetta Mercato, a spin-off site of...

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