‘I want him here’ – Frank Lampard wants to keep 24-year-old amid transfer interest

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has stressed that he has no plans of parting ways with defender Kurt Zouma, who has been linked with a permanent move to Everton this summer.

The France international spent the previous campaign on loan with the Toffees, and he was particularly impressive during the final months of the season where the club had a resurgence under Marco Silva.… Read More

Mount and Pulisic to start, Predicted Chelsea lineup (4-2-3-1) vs Barcelona

Chelsea will take on European rivals Barcelona during Tuesday’s pre-season friendly at the Saitama Stadium in Japan. The Blues have experienced a mixed pre-season campaign under new manager Frank Lampard and they have won just one of their three matches.

As such, Lampard will want his team to produce a stronger performance against the Spanish champions, and it won’t be a surprise, if some of the players are offered more than 45 minutes of playing time under their belt.… Read More

‘He’s incredible’, some Chelsea fans are delighted with midfielder’s performance vs Kawasaki Frontale

A section of the Chelsea supporters have been impressed with the performance of midfielder Jorginho during the club’s 1-0 friendly defeat to Kawasaki Frontale on Friday.

The 27-year-old had a mixed first season with the Blues last term and he still managed 54 appearances across all competitions while helping the team win the Europa League crown.… Read More

England attacker in advanced talks to sign £100,000-a-week deal at Chelsea

Chelsea attacker Callum Hudson-Odoi is reportedly in advanced talks with the club regarding a new long-term contract. The 18-year-old’s current deal with the Blues expires in the summer of 2020, but he appears on course for an extension in the next few days.

According to The Mail, the England international is understood to be on the cusp of signing a fresh five-year deal with the Blues, where he would be rewarded with an initial wage package of around £100,000-a-week.… Read More

Frank Lampard admits 18-year-old ace will be loaned out this summer

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard has revealed that he is looking at the possibility of loaning out Ethan Ampadu in the bid to offer the youngster with regular first-team football next season.

The Wales international was a surprise exclusion from the club’s 25-man squad for the pre-season tour of Japan and Lampard has now acknowledged that Ampadu has not suffered any fresh injury.… Read More

England international very likely to sign new Chelsea deal

England international Callum Hudson-Odoi has been backed to sign a new long-term contract with Chelsea despite the renewed interest from Bayern Munich this summer.

Hudson-Odoi’s current deal with the Blues expires at the end of the 2019/2020 campaign and that has recently brought up concerns with Bayern making a fresh £45m bid for his services, as per The Mail.… Read More

‘He should be sold’, some Chelsea fans are unimpressed with emerging teenage star

A section of the Chelsea supporters have urged the club to part ways with Callum Hudson-Odoi, given the teenager’s reluctance to commit his long-term future to the side. The England international has just 12 months remaining on his existing deal with the Blues and so far, he has shown little indication of extending his stay despite the change in management.… Read More

‘It’s how I would have been’ – Frank Lampard praises 20-year-old’s eagerness to join the team

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard has appreciated the eagerness shown by Christian Pulisic to join the team for pre-season. The USA international agreed to join the Blues during the 2019 winter transfer window, but he has yet to make to represent the team, considering he spent the second half of the previous season on loan with Borussia Dortmund, where he signed from.… Read More

‘Class is permanent’, some Chelsea fans rave about performance of 13-goal star

A selection of Chelsea fans have appreciated the performance of Olivier Giroud during the club’s convincing 4- friendly win over St Patrick’s Athletic on Saturday afternoon.

The Frenchman played no part in the opening pre-season game against Bohemians, but he got the chance to make an impression on Frank Lampard during the second half versus St Patrick’s.… Read More

Frank Lampard promises an important role for emerging young star

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard has urged Callum Hudson-Odoi to commit his long-term future to the club, given he will be considered as an important player under his guidance.

The 18-year-old made his breakthrough under former boss Maurizio Sarri during the previous campaign, but he had to wait until March this year in order to earn his maiden Premier League start.… Read More