How Chelsea can close gap to Man City and Liverpool in one mad week of transfer deals

After the club’s very future was thrown into doubt, Chelsea are suddenly getting ready to party like it’s 2003. For all the talk about a different style of ownership, Todd Boehly looks hellbent on recreating that wild summer of arrivals at Stamford Bridge. AFP Boehly is making moves in the transfer market already The American […]

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Ziyech scores birthday stunner as Chelsea end Middlesbrough’s giant-killing run

Chelsea had a stress free evening in the FA Cup as they comfortably dispatched Middlesbrough 2-0 to qualify for the semi-finals. Goals from Romelu Lukaku and birthday boy Hakim Ziyech gave the visitors a straight forward win at the Riverside stadium. AFP It’s now three successive semi-final appearances for Chelsea in the FA Cup For […]

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Ziyech ‘must perform well regularly’ for Chelsea, Keane says

Roy Keane insists Hakim Ziyech must perform well for Chelsea on a consistent basis to become a regular starter under Thomas Tuchel. The Moroccan’s moment of magic teed up the Blues’ 2-0 win over Spurs on Sunday, their third victory against their London rivals in this month. GETTY Ziyech scored a stunner at Stamford Bridge […]

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Tuchel calls on Chelsea outcasts to step up after Lukaku and Werner injured

Thomas Tuchel has called on Chelsea’s out-of-favour attackers to seize their chance after Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner hobbled off in the 4-0 victory over Malmo. The Blues breezed to a dominant victory but it was a bittersweet Champions League win as his two number nines were forced off before half-time. GETTY Havertz and others […]

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Poor form, drugs ban, an outcast – are Ajax’s Champions League heroes cursed?

Remember that Ajax side who stormed to the Champions League semi-final in 2019? Well, it hasn’t gone too well for several of their once-shining stars since. Manchester United’s Donny van de Beek perhaps epitomises the fortunes of the immensely talented crop of players who won over hearts of football fans across Europe. What a team […]

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Chelsea clinch Super Cup against Villarreal without Abraham as Lukaku arrives

Romelu Lukaku will seemingly have no problem walking straight into the Chelsea team after watching his prospective new employers struggle past Villarreal on penalties to clinch the Super Cup. The Belgium striker landed at Biggin Hill airport just outside London on Wednesday afternoon before his £97.5million move from Inter Milan and watched as the Blues […]

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Ziyech admits struggle settling at Chelsea in lockdown – ‘At least my PS5 works’

Hakim Ziyech admits settling at Chelsea has been made difficult by the COVID-19 lockdown – and the forward misses his family. The 28-year-old’s summer move from Ajax to Stamford Bridge was agreed way in advance, but nothing could have prepared him for how tough it would be. Getty We’re yet to see the best of […]

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Eriksen target for Chelsea, Leeds battling Prem clubs for starlet, Salah exit quashed

talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer gossip and rumours from Friday’s papers and online… Former Tottenham playmaker Christian Eriksen is being considered for a shock return to the Premier League by Chelsea, who could offer Jorginho to Inter Milan as a part of a deal to sign the midfielder. Eriksen has struggled since joining […]

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