Chelsea

Costa’s Mooted Exit Could Lead To A Real Madrid Striker Making Chelsea Switch

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge on December 11, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Even in a season of headline-grabbing moments and sensational storylines, Diego Costa outdoes all others. As the joint-top goalscorer in the league, the Spaniard has arguably been the best in the Premier League to date. His blood-pumping intensity and dead-eye accuracy have catapulted Chelsea to poll position in the league, and has even helped them open up a seven-point lead …

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Chelsea Line Up Lazio Duo And Middlesbrough Prospect

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Marouane Fellaini of Manchester United battles for the ball with Adama Traore of Middlesbrough during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Middlesbrough at Old Trafford on December 31, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Chelsea are weighing up bids for Lazio duo Felipe Anderson and Stefan de Vrij as well as a shock move for Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore. Blues boss Antonio Conte is said to be interested in the Lazio pair and is familiar with them from his time as manager in the Serie A. The Express report that the Pensioners are preparing a £70 …

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Seven Potential Options For Chelsea To Replace Diego Costa

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Diego Costa of Chelsea arrives at the stadiium prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park on December 17, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

What had threatened to become a short, sharp shock for Chelsea will instead become the long goodbye as Diego Costa looks to be on the way out of Stamford Bridge in the summer. A massive falling-out with manager Antonio Conte and members of his coaching staff led to the Spanish international striker training on his own and subsequently missing Chelsea’s …

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Watch: Antonio Conte Says He’d Literally Murder Any Player Who Disrupts His Squad

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Diego Costa’s spiralling descent out-of-favour at Chelsea has quickly become the transfer saga of the window with Antonio Conte reportedly feuding with the controversial striker. Reports surfaced last Friday that the pair had fallen out with a heated row culminating in the Italian shouting: “Go to China!” The Spaniard’s situation remains unclear as he continues to train alone at their Cobham base …

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Antonio Conte Is Playing A Blinder In The Diego Costa Saga

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on December 31, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

The Diego Costa rumour mill continues to churn this morning. The latest sentiments, as expressed in the Guardian, are that Conte has no intention of speaking face-to-face with the striker about his planned departure. Conte will simply judge him on his performances and attitude on the training pitch. Should he observe the required improvement, he’s back in Chelsea’s XI. Simple as that. Such …

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Borussia Dortmund Have Named Their Price For In Demand Striker Aubameyang [Bild]

Real Madrid CF v Borussia Dortmund - UEFA Champions League

Borussia Dortmund have reportedly revealed just how much it would cost for the Bundesliga side to sell long time Premier League target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabon international has been the subject of much speculation since last summer, with the likes of Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea rumoured to be interested in the 27-year-old. Up until now Dortmund have given a …

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Two La Liga Heavyweights Want To Sign Chelsea’s Diego Costa

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on December 31, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Despite being in the headlines recently over an alleged bust-up with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and a potential move to the mega-rich Chinese Super League, Monday’s murmurs suggest the Blues striker is also being lined up by two Spanish behemoths.  Last week it emerged that Costa was being linked with a move to China while he was dropped this weekend …

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Dundalk Sign Former Chelsea Midfielder Conor Clifford

Republic of Ireland Squad Training 10/10/2012 Conor Clifford and Aiden McGeady Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Dundalk have announced the signing of former Chelsea player Conor Clifford. The 25-year-old has joined the League of Ireland champions following a spell at non-league Boreham Wood. Clifford captained the Blues to FA Youth Cup success in 2010 and has drawn comparisons to Frank Lampard in the past. The Dublin native previously played for Leicester City and Southend while he …

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