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Chelsea willing to offer defensive lynchpin for 22-year-old midfield maestro in a shocking transfer report.

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Chelsea are reportedly willing to offer defensive lynchpin, N’Golo Kante in exchange for Real Madrid’s starlet, Marcos Acensio, in what could a sensational transfer.

Citing reports from Spanish, Don Balon, Chelsea’ s owner Roman Abramovich is a huge admirer of Acensio and is prepared to build a playing squad centred on the Spaniard.

The Blues’s recent campaign has proven tumultuous to say the least, with Antonio Conte’s men missing out on a top-four finish amid reports swirling of a major revamping of the squad this summer.

The reports also state Abrahimovic is prepared to convince the Los Blancos in departing with their prospect by including Kante as a sweetener in the deal.

27-year- old, Kante, has gained plaudits once more over his commanding midfield performances, and reports claim Madrid could be tempted in accepting an offer as Kante’s signing could play a vital part in plugging the leaky parts of Madrid’s maligned defence.

The Spanish capital club finished a massive 18 points behind eventual champions Barcelona and it is believed the club’s president Florentino Perez is prepared to level terms on the pitch by adding further World class players into an already star-studded team.

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Graham Potter Provides Transfer Update On Lewis Dunk

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Brighton and Hove Albion manager Graham Potter has given a transfer update on his skipper Lewis Dunk who has been linked with Chelsea this month.

The center-back position is one of the let areas targeted by Chelsea for reinforcement and Brighton captain Lewis Dunk is a major transfer target for them.

Chelsea are active in the transfer window after their embargo was lifted by CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sports).

The Blues were slapped with a two-window transfer ban by FIFA for violating the rules of signing players under the age of 18.

Chelsea had an appeal rejected by FIFA before they took the case to CAS who delivered a ruling on the matter at the start of last month.

The Blues had the transfer ban halved by CAS and that freed them up for transfers this month having served the first transfer window ban last summer.

Chelsea fans are restless with the lack of transfer activity despite the lifting of the aforementioned transfer embargo.

On transfer target Lewis Dunk, Brighton boss Graham Potter is relaxed amidst the links with Chelsea.

According to him, the 28-year-old defender has a long-term contract at the Amex Stadium and that the player is very important to his team.

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French Midfielder To Choose Between Chelsea Or Man United

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Highly rated Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare has the option of choosing between Chelsea and Manchester United before the current transfer window ends on January 31.

This is according to Sky Sports which stated that the player won’t make a decision on his future until after the game between his Lille side and PSG in the league on January 26.

Boubakary Soumare is one of the young players that Lille are expected to cash in on during this January winter transfer market.

The French midfielder has been one of the top performers for Lille this season and he has made 23 appearances till date including six games in the Champions League.

Soumare and Lille crashed out of the group stage last year in the Champions League after they finished last out of four teams in Group H which had Chelsea, Valencia and Ajax Amsterdam.

Chelsea and Valencia finished in second and first place respectively thereby qualifying for the last 16 of the competition, while Dutch champions Ajax Amsterdam have dropped down to the Europa League after finishing third surprisingly in the group.

Real Madrid, Valencia and Arsenal were all in the running to sign Boubakary Soumare alongside Chelsea and Manchester United but they have all pull out to leave only the two clubs in the running.

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Chelsea Identify ‘ Signing’ To Replace Willian

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West London giants Chelsea have identified the player to replace winger Willian if the Brazilian international eventually leaves the club this summer.

Chelsea winger Willian has been in very good form for his club this season and he has been one of the standout performers for the Blues this season as they remain on course to qualify for Champions League football next season ahead of others like Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal.

Willian has six months left on his Chelsea contract though the club has offered the 31-year-old a new deal but he’s holding out for two years.

The Brazilian international wants a two-year contract rather than the one-year offer on the table.

Chelsea will pursue the move for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho in the summer as they see him as the long-term replacement for Willian on the right wing.

The Blues are expected to face stiff competition for Jadon Sancho who has shone for Borussia Dortmund since he joined the Germans from Manchester City FC of England three seasons ago.

Jadon Sancho has been one of the best players in the German Bundesliga over the last two seasons and it would take at least £100m to secure his transfer.

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‘Waste Of Money’ – Chelsea Fans Unimpressed With Possible £47m Signing

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Chelsea fans have been left unimpressed with the tansfer links of a move for Real Madrid playmaker Isco.

Several Blues fans took to their various social media accounts to vent their frustration over the club’s move for Isco who has made just six league starts for Real Madrid this season.

The Real Madrid player was called the Spanish Jesse Lingard by the Chelsea fans who are almost certain that his signing would be a waste of money.

Spanish media outlet El Desmarque had said that Chelsea want to sign Isco in a £47m deal and that the club has been in contact with the agent of the player.

Chelsea have not signed a replacement for Eden Hazard who left for Real Madrid at the start of this season in an £89m deal and Isco could be the man to replace the Belgian international in the playmaker role at Stamford Bridge.

Isco has been the victim of the goof performances from Federico Valverde in the Real Madrid midfield this season.

The 21-year-old has kept senior midfield colleagues like Luka Modric and Isco on the Real Madrid bench this season.

His form has been key for a Real Madrid team that’s joint top on the La Liga table.

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Offer Made, Chelsea Ahead Of Man United To Sign This Attacker

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Chelsea are ahead of Premier League rivals Manchester United in the race to sign Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Dani Olmo before the transfer window ends this month.

According to Mundo Deportivo, the Blues have an almost free run to sign Dani Olmo who had previously interested other English clubs like Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur.

Goal had stated that Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona were favourites to sign the 21-year-old playmaker ahead of Chelsea and Manchester United but the injury to Luis Suarez has changed their stance on signing him.

The priority for Barcelona is to sign a replacement for the injured Luis Suarez who’s likely to miss the rest of the season.

The Uruguayan international has underwent knee surgery and rehabilitation will take at least four months thus effectively ruling him out of the business end of the current campaign.

Mundo Deportivo revealed that the priority for Barcelona has moved from signing Dani Olmo to finding a replacement for the aforementioned Luis Suarez.

This development has left Chelsea as the frontrunners to sign Spanish international player.

Recent reports disclosed that Chelsea made an offer for the player at the start of this month.

For now, the only January signing at Chelsea is young midfielder Bryan Fiabema.

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Chelsea Desperate To Complete £47m Transfer In Few Days Time

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Chelsea fans are still waiting for their first major signing of this January winter window though it must be pointed out that the Blues have already signed Norwegian teenager Bryan Fiabema who will go straight into the youth teams at the club’s Cobham training ground in London.

Bryan Fiabema has joined Chelsea from Tromso but that’s not the kind of signing to get the Blues faithful off their seat.

The Chelsea fans might not need to wait for long for a wow signing with the club seriously interested in Real Madrid playmaker Isco who has not been the first choice pick at the Spanish this season.

Isco has been restricted to just six La Liga starts this season and that is partly due to the form of Federico Valverde.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has opted for the midfield trio of Federico Valverde, Toni Kroos and Casemiro for the majority of the league games as the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu outfit fight for the La Liga title with holders Barcelona.

Both Real Madrid and Barcelona are deadlocked at the top of the league table with 40 points.

Spanish media portal El Desmarque revealed that Chelsea are eyeing a £47m transfer for Spanish international playmaker Isco.

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Chelsea Backed To Sign £50m-rated Defensive Transfer

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Chelsea would be wise to spend a lot of money on a reliable defender according to ESPN pundit Steve Nicole who’s a former Liverpool defender.

The Blues have been strongly touted as the possible destination for Brighton and Hove Albion defender Lewis Dunk with reports claiming that the reigning Europa League winners have already contacted the Seagulls over a transfer for their skipper.

Steve Nicole discussed Chelsea and transfers on ESPN and he backed the club to make a move for Lewis Dunk if the Brighton captain is a reliable defender.

The 28-year-old was linked with a Leicester City transfer last summer as a replacement for Harry Maguire who had left the Foxes for Manchester United in an £80m deal which is a record for a defender in football history.

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is targeting two quality players this month as confirmed by Ian McGarry, who is a co-presenter for Transfer Window Podcast.

Lampard wants a new striker and a new central defender for which Lewis Dunk is his priority.

It was revealed that Brighton have been contacted over a transfer but the Seagulls are unlikely to do a deal for one of their best players as they fight for survival in the Premier League.

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Frank Lampard Makes Nathan Ake Transfer Decision

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West London club Chelsea won’t be re-signing former player Nathan Ake during this month’s winter transfer window according to the publication via the stables of the Daily Express.

The transfer decision on Nathan Ake has been reached because of one Chelsea player as confirmed by manager Frank Lampard.

Nathan Ake is a Bournemouth player after he joined the Cherries from Chelsea permanently in 2017 for a fee of around £20m.

He joined Bournemouth some months after he spent a six-month loan period at the club during the first half of the 2016/17 campaign before the Dutch international was recalled by ex-Blues boss Antonio Conte in January 2017.

According to The Sun, Chelsea have until the end of this month to activate the £40m buyback clause in his transfer to Bournemouth.

Frank Lampard and Chelsea have decided to let that buyback clause end after the decision was made not to re-sign the player who made 17 appearances for the club in five years between 2012 and 2017.

He represented Chelsea in the Premier League just seven times.

Nathan Ake is the best defender at Bournemouth and his focus is to get his team out of the relegation zone with the Cherries two points away from safety at the moment.

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