Chelsea

Chelsea Lead Race For £50 Million Premier League Defender

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Virgil van Dijk of Southampton and Hal Robson-Kanu of West Bromwich Albion compete for the ball during the Premier League match between Southampton and West Bromwich Albion at St Mary's Stadium on December 31, 2016 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Chelsea look poised to sign Southampton centre-half Virgil van Dijk this summer. As reported by The Telegraph, a fee of over £50 million is being mooted for the 25-year-old, which would see him usurp John Stones as the most expensive central defender in Premier League history. He will likely be in demand from several top clubs and it is interesting to note …

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Reports Suggest Chelsea Will Replace Costa With Two World-Class Strikers

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 14: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is seen during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Chelsea at Stadium of Light on December 14, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Reports suggest Antonio Conte will allow Chelsea’s leading goal scorer Diego Costa to leave this summer and replace him with a spectacular £95 million double swoop. Costa’s future at Stamford Bridge was a huge talking point in January. The striker was the subject of a potential big-money move to China, which consequently unsettled him. He was dropped for a match against Leicester following …

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Why Leicester’s Champions League Success Could Be Bad News For Arsenal And Liverpool

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Wes Morgan of Leicester City celebrates scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg match between Leicester City and Sevilla FC at The King Power Stadium on March 14, 2017 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Leicester City’s  triumph over Sevilla last night, progressing to the Quarter Finals of the Champions League was celebrated by the majority of neutral  football fans but could be disastrous for both Liverpool and Arsenal supporters. Leicester’s progression to the last eight and Manchester United with one foot in the Europa League Quarter Finals could have disastrous consequences for whoever finishes in …

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Manchester United Hit By Injury Crisis Up Front Ahead Of Chelsea Game

WATFORD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United and Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United show dejection during the Premier League match between Watford and Manchester United at Vicarage Road on September 18, 2016 in Watford, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge on Monday night for Manchester United’s FA Cup quarter-final meeting with Chelsea without any fit senior strikers.  Zlatan Ibrahimovic is ruled out through suspension as he sits out the first of a three-game ban following his charge of violent conduct for a deliberate elbow on Tyrone Mings during Bournemouth’s draw with United. The Sun report …

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Antonio Conte Demands £200m For Chelsea Summer Transfers

STRATFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea looks on during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Chelsea at London Stadium on March 6, 2017 in Stratford, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Antonio Conte’s first season as Chelsea manager has been stellar. But he has no intention of resting on his laurels. The Italian is currently in talks with the club over how best to progress the team. And, as reported by The Times, lavish spending in the transfer market is required. The dual threats that he believes face his team are Champions League …

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