Wednesday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer gossip.
Chelsea are targeting Galatasaray’s 22-year-old Brazilian defender Alex Telles as a replacement for Filipe Luis, 29, who has left to re-join Atletico Madrid, The Sun reports.
The Blues had been linked with a move for Adbul Baba Rahman this summer, but could now switch their attentions towards the young Brazilian.
Chelsea’s Egypt midfielder Mohamed Salah, 23, is set to complete a loan move to Italian side Roma, the Daily Mail reports.
The Egyptian international has been on the verge of an exit from the club all summer, and now finally looks to be on his way.
Jose Mourinho has hit back at Rafa Benitez’s wife by telling her that she would pay more attentions to her husband’s diet, the Metro reports.
He also accused the former Liverpool boss as destroying Inter Milan when he took over the club after Mourinho left.
Gary Cahill and Diego Costa could miss out of Chelsea’s Community Shield clash with Arsenal this weekend though injury, the Daily Star reports.
Cahill is feared to have a broken nose, while Costa has aggravated a hamstring injury that hampered his first season at Stamford Bridge.