Makelele dumps Chelsea amidst poor performance

September 26, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea legend Claude Makelele has left his role as the club’s technical mentor. The former Blues star made 217 appearances for the club during his time as a player and returned in 2019 in an overseeing role. Makelele was working with individual academy players and those who were out on loan. Reports suggest that Makelele has reached a mutual agreement Read More

Forest pull draw against Burnley in Premier League clash

September 19, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Callum Hudson-Odoi’s wonderful debut goal earned Nottingham Forest a point against 10-player Burnley at the City Ground on Monday Night Football. Having fallen behind to Zeki Amdouni’s sublime strike four minutes before half-time, Forest’s Deadline Day signing from Chelsea scored his first Premier League goal since October 2021 in spectacular fashion (61) to deny Burnley their first win of the Read More

Chelsea move to build gigantic statues outside Stamford Bridge

September 8, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea are planning to build two eight-foot lion statues outside Stamford Bridge just weeks after scrapping subsidised travel for fans. Per the Daily Mail, Chelsea have submitted a planning application to Hammersmith and Fulham Council for permission to erect one of the giant sculptures, with Todd Boehly keen to deliver his promise to upgrade Stamford Bridge’s facilities and appearance. The Read More

Top Chelsea player joins Forest, bids bye

September 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Callum Hudson-Odoi has left Chelsea after being at the club for 16 years. The midfielder penned a letter to the London giants via Instagram. Callum Hudson-Odoi was acquired by Nottingham Forest from Chelsea on the last day of the transfer window. The Blues will get an initial £5 million, with the potential for add-ons to bring the total to £8 Read More

Pochettino hails Chelsea’s Jackson

August 26, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea’s Nicolas Jackson can be “one of the greatest strikers in the Premier League”, says Mauricio Pochettino, after his first goal for the club. After drawing a blank in his first two outings for the Blues, the £32m ($37m) former Villarreal man got off the mark with a close-range finish against Luton Town, after Raheem Sterling’s double had set the Read More

Chelsea rival Liverpool for Lavia

August 10, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea have lodged a massive bid for Southampton’s Romeo Lavia as they rival Liverpool’s interest in the midfielder. The Blues have made an offer worth £48 million ($61m) including add-ons, according to the Daily Echo, with discussions now ongoing. Liverpool’s most recent proposal of £45m ($57m) was rejected by the Saints on Monday. Southampton’s asking price for the 19-year-old is Read More

Chelsea risk points deduction over financial breaches

August 9, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Premier League is investigating Chelsea for potential financial rule breaches during Roman Abramovich’s ownership of the club. Chelsea’s new owners reported their own club to UEFA and the Premier League after their takeover last summer. At present, Chelsea have not been charged with anything by the Premier League. If they were found guilty of rule breaches, sanctions could include Read More

Chelsea make u-turn on Lukaku-Vlahovic swap deal

August 1, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea are now reportedly open to the idea of a swap deal involving Romelu Lukaku and Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic. It’s claimed by Sky Sport Italia that Chelsea are now more receptive to the idea of letting Lukaku join the Old Lady, paving the way for Vlahovic to move the opposite way in an exchange. Mauricio Pochettino’s side are understood Read More

Again, Nkunku scores as Chelsea beat Fulham

July 31, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea were crowned winners of the inaugural Premier League Summer Series with a 2-0 victory over Fulham as Christopher Nkunku scored again. Mauricio Pochenttino clinched his first trophy with the Blues following a 4-3 win over Brighton and a 1-1 draw with Newcastle during their pre-season tour of the USA. Thiago Silva opened the scoring in the 20th minute with Read More

Chelsea strike deal with another top player

July 31, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea have agreed a deal in principle with Monaco for defender Axel Disasi for a fee in the region of £38.6m. Disasi has entered the final two years of his contract and had been linked with Manchester United and Newcastle in this transfer window. Monaco wanted to have a degree of certainty over a replacement before sanctioning a move for Read More

UEFA fine Chelsea, boot Juventus out of Europe over financial rule violations

July 29, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Juventus have been kicked out of this season’s Europa Conference League by Uefa and fined for breaching Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules. European football’s governing body has also fined Chelsea for breaching FFP rules as a result of “submitting incomplete financial information”. Uefa says the matter relates to transactions which took place between 2012 and 2019. Juventus have been fined Read More

Chelsea reach agreement for Palace star

July 24, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea have reportedly reached an agreement in principle to sign Michael Olise, and have offered Crystal Palace £39 million for the midfielder. Chelsea are actively pursuing Crystal Palace winger Michael Olise and have tabled an opening bid of £39m ($51m) including add-ons, according to RMC Sport. Olise, who suffered a hamstring injury at the European U21 Championships with England, is Read More

Chelsea make demands on Aubameyang

July 18, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea are demanding just €6 million (£5m/$6.7m) for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with Marseille close to signing the Blues flop. Chelsea have communicated to Aubameyang’s suitors Marseille that they are unwilling to let him depart on a free transfer this summer. Both the club and the player are keen on parting ways, with the 34-year-old already being offered to Saudi Arabia. Read More

I wanted to stay on at Chelsea – Pulisic

July 14, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

New AC Milan signing Christian Pulisic has admitted that he wanted more opportunities to prove himself at Chelsea. Pulisic has admitted that he wanted more chances to prove his worth at Stamford Bridge but simply did not receive them. The winger made a total of 58 starts for the Blues in the Premier League and saw his minutes gradually diminish; Read More

Brighton midfielder nears Chelsea switch

July 12, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Moises Caicedo has admitted that he “can’t say no” to Chelsea as the transfer saga surrounding the Brighton midfielder drags on. Chelsea have been leading the charge to sign the Ecuador international as they look to strengthen in midfield and replace Mason Mount following his move to Manchester United. The Blues have had a hard time convincing Brighton to sell Read More

Mount: Manchester United strike first summer signing

July 5, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester United have completed the signing of Mason Mount from Chelsea for an initial £55m. The overall fee for England international midfielder Mount could rise to £60m depending on success and appearances over several seasons. The 24-year-old has signed a five-year deal at Old Trafford that runs until the summer of 2028 and has the option to be extended by Read More

Chelsea, others rattled as UEFA announces FFP changes

June 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

UEFA have confirmed a new rule which will prevent clubs from signing players to deals of more than five years to get around Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. Chelsea were famously able to spend over £600m in the first two transfer windows under Todd Boehly, getting around FFP rules by signing players to contracts of seven or eight years. This Read More

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From Chelsea, Havertz joins Arsenal

June 29, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Arsenal have completed the signing of Kai Havertz from Chelsea for a £65million fee. The German becomes Mikel Arteta’s first signing of the summer as the Spaniard looks to push on after the Gunners’ second place finish last season ‘It’s super exciting for me to be joining this amazing club and to be part of the Arsenal family. This club Read More

Havertz for medical ahead of Arsenal move

June 23, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea forward Kai Havertz will have a medical this weekend ahead of completing his move to Arsenal, while talks continue over Declan Rice. Havertz’s medical is likely to take place overseas due to the player’s schedule and, all being well, a formal announcement of his £65m move could come next week. Chelsea are understood to be satisfied with the deal Read More

Breaking: Pochettino signs first top striker for Chelsea

June 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea have confirmed their capture of Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig. The France forward has signed a six-year contract, after the two clubs pre-agreed a deal for Nkunku to make a summer move to Stamford Bridge at the end of last year. The 25-year-old underwent medical tests early last season before an agreement was reached in December. Nkunku, who had Read More

From Inter Milan, Onana agrees to join Chelsea

June 11, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chelsea have reportedly agreed personal terms with Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana ahead before UEFA Champions League final. The Blues have identified the shot-stopper as their first-choice target to become Mauricio Pochettino’s new number one. Kepa Arrizabalaga and Edouard Mendy are facing uncertain futures at Stamford Bridge, with new head coach Pochettino wanting to sign a new goalkeeper, understands Read More

Manchester United crush Chelsea, confirm UEFA Champions League place

May 25, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester United moved up to third and confirmed their place in next season’s Champions League with a 4-1 win over Chelsea at Old Trafford. Casemiro headed in Christian Eriksen’s free-kick early in the game and Anthony Martial added a second from close range in first-half stoppage time. In between, Frank Lampard’s side squandered a series of excellent chances and their Read More