Concluding the news, rumors and gossip about Chelsea’s transfer in the January 2022 window.
Who has Chelsea been connected with?
Chelsea are reportedly ready to finalize a deal for the AC Milan star Theo Hernandez next month (The sun, December 30).
Chelsea have stepped up their search for Lucas Digne on loan for the remainder of the season, but Everton are reluctant to sanction any temporary deal (Daily star, December 30); Digne has been linked with a transfer to Chelsea as Thomas Tuchel chose a left-back replacement option for injured Ben Chilwell (The Guardian, December 29).
Manchester United will have to compete with the Chelsea for Wolves star Ruben Neves in January (The sun, December 27).
Chelsea are considering a £ 30 million move for the Barcelona full-back Sergio Dest (Daily express, December 23).
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel wants to bring the PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe to replace Antonio Rudiger at Stamford Bridge, according to reports (Daily mail, December 23).
Chelsea are reportedly looking to capture the former Manchester United youngster Deji Sotona (The sun, December 22).
Mino Raiola has claimed Chelsea’s alleged goal Matthijs de Ligt is open to leaving Juventus, reportedly (Daily mail, December 20).
The flop of Real Madrid Danger of Eden is set to turn down a move in January as his wife is expecting fifth child, reports suggest (The sun, December 21); Risk made a dramatic U-turn on his future at Real Madrid as he is now “open” to a return to Chelsea (Daily mirror, December 16); Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is furious at Real Madrid for chasing Antonio Rudiger and could now pull the plug on any potential deal to bring Hazard returns to Stamford Bridge, according to reports in Spain (Daily mail, December 15).
Chelsea have reportedly entered the transfer rush to sign the Torino defender Bremer track (Daily mail, December 13).
Chelsea are battling Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Ajax for the signing of the boy prodigy of FC Copenhagen Roony Bardghji (Sun, December 3
Chelsea got a boost in their hopes of signing the Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni, reports in Italy support (Daily Express, December 1).
Federico church is monitored by Chelsea and Bayern Munich (The sun, November 30).
The latest players linked to an exit from Chelsea
midfielders Hakim Ziyech, Ruben Loftus-Cheek And Ross Barkley they could all be sold by Chelsea in January as they seek funds to strengthen other areas of their squad (The sun, January 2
Romelu Lukaku told Sky in Italy earlier this month that he was not “happy” with the situation at Chelsea and spoke of the prospect of returning to Inter (Sky Sports, December 30); Lukaku will try to return to Italy sooner or later if he does not live up to expectations at Chelsea (Daily staffr, December 20). The Inter ultras have unveiled banners telling Lukaku that they do not want him back to the club because he “ran away” last summer to take Chelsea’s wealth. (January 1st, Daily mail)
Barcelona are considering a move for the Chelsea duo César Azpilicueta And Andreas Christensen, according to reports in Spain (The sun, December 29).
Real Madrid want to include Danger of Eden in an offer for the Chelsea star Reece James, according to reports (Daily mail, December 28).
Chelsea face a conundrum about whether to keep Conor Gallagher or cashing in on his strengthened reputation, with loan coach Carlo Cudicini claiming that there has been interest from overseas for his services (Daily express, December 23).
Charly Musonda revealed that he told Chelsea he would play for free in a last ditch effort to stay with the club (The sun, December 23).
Chelsea star Hakim Ziyech has emerged as a surprise transfer alternative for Barcelona as they pursue new attack options (Daily express, December 21); Borussia Dortmund keeps an eye Ziyech’s situation at Chelsea, where he is said to be dissatisfied with his amount of playing time (The sun, December 17).
Maurizio Sarri wants to reunite with the Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to Lazio, reportedly (Daily mail, December 21).
Real Madrid players believe Antonio Rudiger is set to move to the Spanish club on a free transfer at the end of the season with Chelsea who have not yet received any encouragement about his future at Stamford Bridge (Sunday telegraph, December 26); Chelsea are reportedly under increasing pressure from Rudiger’s entourage, with a contractual stalemate threatening to run into the January transfer window (Daily express, December 17); Paris Saint-Germain are “trying to hijack” Real Madrid’s move for the Chelsea defender Rudiger, who will be free to speak with European teams in just over two weeks (Daily mail, December 16); Manchester United’s new interim boss Ralf Rangnick could be the key to bringing Rudiger to Old Trafford this summer (Daily star, December 16); Rudiger confirmed that he was considering leaving the club before Thomas Tuchel was appointed manager in January (Daily mirror, December 16).
Jose Mourinho is ready to raid Chelsea for Ruben Loftus-Cheek, according to reports (The sun, December 17).
Chelsea teammates are said to be “baffled” that the club has not offered a new contract to César Azpilicueta who, like Rudiger, is free to leave in the summer (Daily mail, December 10); Chelsea could lose their captain Azpilicueta at the end of the season, with reports stating that Barcelona want to lure him to the Camp Nou on a free transfer (Daily express, December 8); Barcelona are reportedly ready to beat up for Chelsea captain Azpilicueta (The sun, December 2).
Chelsea defenders Azpilicueta e Marcos Alonso they reportedly told their agents to find new clubs for them in January (Daily express, December 17).
Barcelona are thrilled with Chelsea’s teenage left-back Ian Maatsen who impressed last season on loan with Coventry City (Daily mail, December 16).
Saul Niguez fears being trapped at Chelsea as his dream loan turns into a nightmare (Sun, December 3).
Thomas Tuchel released Andreas Christensen with an ultimatum to sign the contract that Chelsea twice thought they accepted (Daily telegraph, December 1).
Chelsea, forgotten man poor Sarr is destined to be launched as a lifeline for Inter’s career (The sun, November 30).
Chelsea contract news
Chelsea are ready to offer the goalkeeper Edouard Mendy a great new contract which will see him pocketing £ 100,000 a week (The sun, December 4).
Confirmed signings of Chelsea
Chelsea’s departures confirmed
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