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Real Madrid 'are HUGE admirers of Reece James'
It's understood that Madrid are keen on strengthening their right-back options in the summer, with James of interest to the Spanish club. He, however, has just signed a new long-term deal with Chelsea.

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Thomas Tuchel must deal with two key Bayern obstacles before making Mason Mount Chelsea decision
Chelsea transfer news: Mason Mount leaving the Blues is a real possibility amid interest from Liverpool and a possible enquiry from Thomas Tuchel and Bayern Munich

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Yaya Toure offers Raheem Sterling Chelsea verdict amid Marcus Rashford and Gabriel Martinelli snub
Chelsea news: Raheem Sterling's 2022/23 season has been dominated by injuries but the Blues forward could return against Aston Villa this weekend in what will be a major boost to Graham Potter

Chelsea FC News in the past 120 minutes to 240 minutes

N'Golo Kante contract talks state of play as Chelsea look to keep influential midfielder
Chelsea are set for another really busy summer transfer window but one of the club's most important tasks will be to keep midfielder N'Golo Kante at Stamford Bridge

How Thomas Tuchel can help Chelsea complete summer transfer plan to shape Graham Potter's squad
Chelsea are expected to complete a lot of transfer business in the summer and Thomas Tuchel could help trim Graham Potter's squad

Bolton 'become the SECOND club to demand compensation from Barcelona' for Marcos Alonso's transfer
Bolton have become the second club to demand compensation from Barcelona over the transfer of Marcos Alonso last summer, according to reports in Spain.

Danny Murphy believes Mason Mount will 'have a choice' of Europe's top clubs should he leave Chelsea
Danny Murphy has claimed Mason Mount would have the pick of Europe's top clubs should the England midfielder leave Chelsea this summer amid a stalemate in his contract talks.

Mark Schwarzer urges Chelsea not to let go of ‘unsellable’ midfielder
Liverpool and Bayern Munich want him...

Luis Enrique plays down chances of replacing Antonio Conte at Tottenham
'I would not go to any Premier League team.'

Which players and managers are in the Premier League Hall of Fame?
Legends everywhere you look.

Chelsea FC News in the past 240 minutes

What Graham Potter transfer decision left Kai Havertz in complete shock amid £168m Chelsea claim
Chelsea transfer news: Kai Havertz saw several transfers take place at Stamford Bridge over the winter transfer window but one particular decision left him in shock

Chelsea told to complete Thomas Tuchel transfer U-turn with £68m move
Chelsea transfer news as Todd Boehly receives instruction to bring Tammy Abraham back to the club

Arsenal leapfrog Chelsea in Declan Rice transfer race as Todd Boehly inflates price tag
The Premier League's top clubs are already swarming around Declan Rice ahead of the summer transfer window but Chelsea appear far from favourites behind Arsenal

Kai Havertz gives honest verdict on £195m Chelsea signings amid Lionel Messi and Neymar claim
Kai Havertz has given his verdict on two of Chelsea's huge January signings as the club aim for Champions League success amid a faltering bid for a place in the Premier League top four

Mateo Kovacic sends reminder to Graham Potter ahead of N'Golo Kante return and Real Madrid test
Mateo Kovacic bagged a brace for Croatia against Turkey in their EURO 2024 Group D qualifying match to ensure his side came away with a 2-0 victory

Chelsea must avoid Thomas Tuchel repeat as Graham Potter prepares for crucial moment
Chelsea news: Thomas Tuchel previously vented his frustration at the organisation of last summer's US tour and Todd Boehly must avoid repeating the issue this summer

Arsenal 'confident' of Declan Rice transfer as three Premier League rivals behind in race
Arsenal are confident that they are in pole position to win the race for Declan Rice, who is expected to have his pick of top clubs if West Ham cash in on him in the summer

Chelsea star names Laura Woods as celebrity crush - and she says she'll get his number
Laura Woods revealed she will get Ruben Loftus-Cheek's number after the Chelsea star was asked about his celebrity crush in a hilarious interview on Wednesday

Premier League injury latest from all clubs: Erling Haaland, Luis Diaz and William Saliba
Christian Stellini and other 19 Premier League managers are preparing for the final quarter of the season - with the title race, top-four battle and survival all at stake

Chelsea news: Usyk view of "Ballon d'Or" talent speaks volumes as coach banished
Chelsea have assembled one of the most expensive squads in the Premier League since Todd Boehly's consortium completed a takeover of the Stamford Bridge club last summer

Chelsea upset with Thomas Tuchel amid double raid on Blues after sacking
Thomas Tuchel has taken over as Bayern Munich manager and is turning to former club Chelsea in a bid to improve the fortunes of the Bundesliga giants, much to their frustration

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang set for transfer lifeline and chance to 'correct mistake'
Chesea outcast Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is hoping to escape his Stamford Bridge nightmare and a return to Barcelona is now on the cards ahead of the summer transfer window

Premier League braced for battle with Chelsea over potential breach of financial rules
EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea are preparing to cite their inability to offer Antonio Rudiger a new contract last season and his departure for Real Madrid as one justification for their huge losses. 

Chelsea could face a huge clear-out to balance the books, so who should stay and who should go? 
The prospect of a major summer clear-out at Chelsea became increasingly likely when the club announced another huge annual loss of £121.3million on Monday.

Jurgen Klopp will ‘love’ Chelsea star Mateo Kovacic at Liverpool, reveals Glen Johnson
'The interest is no surprise!'

Arsenal confident of Declan Rice deal but West Ham will use Chelsea star to get high fee for midfielder
The Gunners will pay a huge price...

‘How is this possible!’ Kai Havertz reveals shock decision to sell ex-Chelsea teammate
It's been all change at Chelsea over the last 12 months.

Ansu Fati’s father slams Barcelona and tells his son to leave Camp Nou
'If it was up to me, I would leave Barcelona tomorrow.'

Chelsea wait on Millie Bright fitness while Lyon’s Ada Hegerberg may return

  • Champions League quarter-final poised at 1-0 before second leg
  • Emma Hayes ready to make late call on crucial defender Bright

Emma Hayes will give Millie Bright as much time as possible to prove her fitness for Chelsea’s Champions League quarter-final second leg against Lyon on Thursday night.

Chelsea earned a 1-0 victory in the first leg in south-east France thanks to a Guro Reiten goal to give the Blues the advantage over the eight-time Women’s Champions League winners and current holders.

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Roman Abramovich secretly bankrolled Dutch football club, leaked documents suggest

Exclusive: Files reveal €117m in loans for Vitesse Arnhem originated with then owner of Chelsea, despite repeated denials

Roman Abramovich secretly funded the takeover of a Dutch top division football club and bankrolled it for years during the period that he also owned Chelsea, leaked documents appear to show.

Two investigations by the Netherlands football association were unable to uncover any financial ties between Abramovich and the club, Vitesse Arnhem, and concluded that the Russian oligarch had no managerial influence on Vitesse. Both Vitesse under its then owners, and Chelsea under Abramovich, repeatedly denied the oligarch was involved in funding the Dutch club.

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Chelsea’s Kai Havertz: ‘From day one I felt a special relationship with donkeys’

The forward talks about his love for animals, his new charity and how he deals with the highs and lows of being a footballer

“Some of my teammates call me Donkey.” A grin creeps across Kai Havertz’s face. “It’s not because of my football,” the Chelsea forward adds, as if he needed to. Instead, he says, it is something deeper. “From day one, I felt a special relationship with donkeys. It’s a very calm animal: maybe I personalised myself in them because I’m calm too. They chill all day, don’t do much, just want to live their life. I loved them always. And when I lost, I would go to the sanctuary. You look at the animals, see something human in them. It was a kind of recovery, a place I felt peace.”

It is a cold, wet morning in Wimbledon and Havertz is talking about football and life, the game and everything that goes with it, including politics, money and war. In a clear, calm tone, he talks about change at Chelsea and throughout football: of players, coaches, staff, even owners. In himself, too. About scoring the winner in the Champions League final, the release and responsibility, and the dreams players pursue and the pressure that pursues them, exposed early. But the first thing – and the last thing – is animals.

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