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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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Defender Extends Contract As Chelsea Look To Monaco To Strengthen Squad

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Victor Moses of Chelsea in action during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on January 22, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Victor Moses has signed a new $75,000-a-week deal at Chelsea, as reported by The Telegraph. The deal, which will keep him at the club until 2021, bolsters Chelsea’s wing-back options in the long-term. This weekend of course sees Moses return to West Ham, where he was a loanee until the end of last season. His form with the Hammers was patchy, to …

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Chelsea Line Up Celtic Goalkeeper As Begovic Replacement

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 31: Craig Gordon of Celtic walks among smokes as a flare is thrown in after Celtic's first goal during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium on December 31, 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Chelsea are reportedly targeting Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon to replace Asmir Begovic, as reported by The Telegraph. Rumours have abounded for much of January linking Begovic with fellow Premier League side Bournemouth. Begovic has made do with precious few starts at Chelsea given the presence of Thibaut Courtois in the side and a move to the Cherries should see the 29-year-old enjoy …

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Chelsea Put Incredible Asking Price On Diego Costa [Times]

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Diego Costa of Chelsea in action during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Hull City at Stamford Bridge on January 22, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Chelsea have added fuel to the fire surrounding a potential Diego Costa move, and specified the fee they would need to receive in order to allow the Spaniard depart for China. Despite repeatedly insinuating that they would not be willing to entertain an offer from the Chinese Super League, the Sunday Times understands that the club would part with his services for …

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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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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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Chelsea Preparing Bid For Dimitri Payet [Report]

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 20: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte celebrates during the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Chelsea at Riverside Stadium on November 20, 2016 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Chelsea’s quest for a midfield replacement for Oscar has moved onto West Ham’s Dimitri Payet. The Frenchman is unhappy at West Ham and is currently angling for a move away from the club. Bearing that in mind, there is a sense of naivety in West Ham’s insistence that he will remain at the club. This is only heightened as footballing superpowers …

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Chelsea: John Terry Replacement Has Already Been Identified

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 08: John Terry of Chelsea shoots during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Peterborough United at Stamford Bridge on January 8, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

It appears almost certain that John Terry will leave Chelsea this summer. The club captain will not be replaced easily, but already the Blues are being linked with possible successors. Attention is currently being drawn to Middlesbrough, specifically to defender Ben Gibson. The 23-year-old has impressed this season and, as reported by The Mirror, is highly thought of at Chelsea. Given his age …

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Chelsea Make Bid For Bayer Leverkusen Midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu [Report]

Chelsea MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 22: Hakan Calhanoglu of Turkey celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the International Friendly match between England and Turkey at Etihad Stadium on May 22, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Chelsea have submitted a bid for Bayer Leverkusen attacking midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu, according to Turkish-Football. The 22 year old is highly sought after having previously been linked with Manchester United also. However, having parted with ways with Oscar for a payday of £60 million, (not to mention John Obi Mikel’s transfer to China) Chelsea are very much in a position to spend this January. …

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Chelsea Boss Describes How He Will Utilise Recalled Defender

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Nathan Ake of AFC Bournemouth scores their fourth goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Liverpool at Vitality Stadium on December 4, 2016 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Chelsea have by all accounts been imperious this season. Their loss at White Hart Lane was indeed a setback, although even in its aftermath they sit five points clear at the summit of the Premier League. As impressive as Conte’s newfound fluidity with the 3-4-3 formation has been, even more sublime has been his ability to coach players to play …

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