The Chelsea manager appeared on The High Performance podcast, hosted by BT Sport's Jake Humprey, and told how stinging criticism by his father over his performances as a young boy left his mother feeding him goodies and offering him words of advice to lift his mood. … [Read more...] about 11pm Chelsea transfer news LIVE: Edouard Mendy LATEST, new third kit mocked, Declan Rice UPDATE, Soumare link
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Final decision is now up to Rennes president. Mendy wants to join Chelsea and the club are trying to make it happen – that’s why Lampard decided to keep silence about this deal to respect Rennes. After signing a new goalkeeper, Chelsea will consider a move for Rice. 🔵 #CFC … [Read more...] about 11pm Chelsea transfer news LIVE: Mendy bid ACCEPTED, Giroud wants to stay, Rice LATEST, Lampard on Brighton
Giroud will back himself to make a mark at his new club in what promises to be a fight for minutes with Álvaro Morata as Chelsea are in effect scrapping their established policy of not signing players in their 30s on long-term deals. Giroud is understood to have verbally agreed personal terms on the switch and is set to undergo a medical on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Olivier Giroud to join Chelsea and unlock Aubameyang’s Arsenal transfer
Another manager taking control of his club’s transfer dealings is Ronald Koeman. The Barcelona boss has thrashed out personal terms with Lyon’s Memphis Depay, but needs to sort a transfer fee with Lyon. Koeman also wants to bring in Stefan de Vrij from Internazionale – but what about a big-money move for his clubmate, striker Lautaro Martínez? “For now, he is not going.” Inter vice-president Javier Zanetti, you’re joining Tommy Tuchel in our bad books. … [Read more...] about Football transfer rumours: Riyad Mahrez to join Real Madrid?
Palace have given Batshuayi that opportunity and, in the process, have dropped out of the race to sign Gallagher. The 20-year-old midfielder, who had loan spells at Swansea and Charlton last season, was expected to spend the upcoming campaign with Hodgson’s side. However Gallagher is now in talks with Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion. He has also been linked with Leeds, while West Ham have been alerted to his availability. … [Read more...] about Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi set to sign extension and return to Palace on loan