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Update: Hazard praises new Chelsea signings

Chelsea’s newboys have been praised by star man Eden Hazard. The Blues spent just under £200m on new recruits during the summer, bringing in 6 new faces at the club. Willy Caballero was brought in by Chelsea on a free transfer from Manchester City, and was joined by club record signing Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger, …

Conte thanks Diego Costa for Chelsea service

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has thanked striker Diego Costa for his service to Chelsea during his three years at the club. Conte only managed Costa for one of those years, and the couple had numerous hiccups during that time with the latest of them supposedly pushing the Spanish international out of the club. Costa managed …

Costa insists he has no issue with Conte after transfer is agreed

Chelsea confirmed on Thursday that troubled striker Diego Costa had agreed a deal to sign for Atletico Madrid. The Spanish international had been deemed surplus to requirements by manager Antonio Conte, apparently receiving a text in the summer to say he would not be needed at the club. The 28-year-old was never seen at Stamford …

Conte to blame for Barkley move collapse

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Ross Barkley’s move to Chelsea collapsed because Antonio Conte had his phone turned off, says Joey Barton. The Everton midfielder was close to joining Chelsea on deadline day but opted to stay at Goodison Park, claiming recovering from his injury is his main priority. However, there were several reports that the midfielder rejected a move …

Superstar may be prepared to snub Real Madrid after Chelsea’s transfer activity

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Chelsea endured a difficult time during the summer transfer window, missing out on a number of prime targets, but Antonio Conte’s side still managed to secure some very good signings to bolster his ranks. Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger and Tiemoue Bakayoko arrived in the summer window before the captures of Danny Drinkwater and Davide Zappacosta …

Journalist claims alternative reason behind Barkley’s collapsed Chelsea move

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Chelsea endured a dramatic end to the transfer window, landing Davide Zappacosta and Danny Drinkwater but missing out on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who joined Liverpool, Fernando Llorente, who moved to Spurs, and Ross Barkley. The latter of that trio caught the most headlines as it’s claimed the England international changed his mind on moving to Stamford …

Chelsea End Summer Transfer Window With A Bang As Drinkwater And Zappacosta Are Signed

Chelsea fans should be proud of this summer’s transfer campaign as Chelsea managed to make good use of their budget. They sold players with a total value of around £100 and invested twice that amount in what seem to be some very specific and well thought out additions. Conte seems to be really putting his …

Conte Determined To Sign Right-Back To Compete With Victor Moses – Sagna, Rafinha and Zappacosta linked

Chelsea have missed out on Oxlade-Chamberlain who was spotted wearing the Liverpool last night after his medical. He seemed like a solid solution for the 3-5-2 formation that helped Conte win the title. Even if Victor Moses is more than efficient, he can leave a massive gap in the whole Chelsea set-up if injury hits …

The business Chelsea could conclude on Deadline Day

Chelsea have endured a rollercoaster ride over the course of the summer and the drama in West London looks set to continue into Deadline Day, as Antonio Conte looks to finalise further deals for his club. The Blues have already added Willy Caballero, Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger and Tiemoue Bakayoko to their squad this summer …

Chelsea need at least two signings before the transfer window shuts

Chelsea’s summer has been a rollercoaster ride and their start to their Premier League title defence has been similarly rocky, with the Blues falling to defeat on the opening weekend against Burnley but responding with victories over Tottenham Hotspur and Everton. New signings Alvaro Morata and Tiemoue Bakayoko have started to impress at Stamford Bridge, …

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