‘Top player’, ‘Our future captain’ – some Chelsea fans are pleased with new deal for 23-year-old midfielder

A section of the Chelsea fans have expressed his delight after midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek was handed with a new long-term contract with the club.

The England international got the opportunity to secure a regular role under ex-boss Maurizio Sarri last term and he contributed 10 goals and five assists for the Blues before sustaining a season-ending Achilles injury.… Read More

England international ready to sign new Chelsea deal after Frank Lampard talks

England international Callum Hudson-Odoi is close to putting pen-to-paper on a long-term contract with Chelsea following fruitful discussions with new head coach Frank Lampard, Goal.com reports.

Hudson-Odoi, who is currently recovering from a ruptured Achilles tendon, made his breakthrough with the Blues last season, where he accumulated a total of 23 appearances across all competitions.… Read More

Chelsea agree five-year contract with 23-year-old midfielder

Chelsea are understood to have agreed on a new five-year contract with midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek following his promising form during the 2018/19 campaign, The Telegraph reports.

The England international struggled to command a regular starting role under former boss Maurizio Sarri during the first half of the previous season, but he managed to redeem himself during the backend of the campaign, where he was one of the club’s standout performers.… Read More

Chelsea Review: Sarri must stay, Hazard says goodbye, youngsters ready to shine

Chelsea’s 4-1 victory over Arsenal in the Europa League Final crowned an impressive first season in English football for manager Maurizio Sarri.

In addition to claiming the trophy, the Italian led the Blues to third place in the Premier League and the final of the Carabao Cup.

Despite this, Sarri’s future at Stamford Bridge remains unclear after his style of football has failed to endear him to many of the club’s fans.… Read More

Chelsea fancied to end Liverpool’s unbeaten Premier League record

Chelsea host Liverpool on Saturday aiming to end their title rivals’ 100% record in the Premier League.

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The two sides faced each other on Wednesday at Anfield in the Carabao Cup, with Eden Hazard’s stunning late goal sealing a 2-1 victory for the Blues.… Read More

Chelsea agree £71m deal for Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga

Chelsea transfer news

Chelsea have agreed a world record deal with Athletic Bilbao for the transfer for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, the Telegraph has reported. The 23 year-old will move to Stamford Bridge for £71 million, making him the most expensive goalkeeper ever in the history of football. This is also the second time in a couple of weeks that this record has been broken, after Liverpool paid splashed out £66.8 million to sign Allison Becker from Roma at the end of last month.… Read More

Community Shield preview: Who’s available, and how will Maurizio Sarri set up?

Club football is finally back!

The official curtain raiser to the 2018/19 campaign sees Chelsea square off against Manchester City on Sunday. Having qualified as the reigning FA Cup winners, we are looking to win this trophy for the first time since 2009, despite making 4 appearances since then. Back then, nine years ago, this was the debut game for a new Italian manager.… Read More

Southampton vs Chelsea: Preview, line-ups and prediction

Southampton vs Chelsea

Southampton (19) vs Chelsea (5)
Saturday, 14 April, 12:30 BST
St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton

We will be looking to avoid a fourth successive Premier League away defeat when we travel to Southampton for the early kick-off on Saturday. The Saints, managed by former Blue Mark Hughes, are even deeper water than us at the moment, languishing in 19th following a run of just 1 win in 18 in the league.… Read More

Antonio Conte press conference: Christensen and Courtois doubts against Spurs

Speaking ahead of the must-win encounter against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, manager Antonio Conte delivered some key injury new which could have a bearing on the outcome of the game.

Defender Andres Christensen, who was sent home by the Danish national team last week from fatigue, is still not 100% and will be assessed before this one.… Read More

Why Edin Dzeko to Chelsea doesn’t make much sense

Diego Costa’s exit was possibly the worst thing that happened to us last summer. We’ve talked a lot about our defence and midfield, but the Spaniard’s ability to single-handedly win us crucial points has what has been most sorely missed. We signed Alvaro Morata for 58 million, but he hasn’t really set the world alight despite a very good start.… Read More