Here is Monday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea:
The Blues are set to make a new bid for Everton defender John Stones in the coming days, according to the Guardian.
This latest offer would see the Toffees earn £26m, should they decide to let their star go.
The Premier League champions’ hopes of landing Stones may have been boosted after Roberto Martinez found a potential replacement for the England international, the Daily Express report.
The Merseyside outfit are planning a bid for Celtic stalwart Virgil van Dijk.
Chelsea are still one of the clubs chasing Gonzalo Higuain, according to the Daily Express, despite Napoli’s attempts to keep hold of the striker.
The Serie A side had offered the Argentinian a new contract, but that has not deterred the Premier League contingent chasing his signature.
Juventus are keen on striking a deal for Juan Cuadrado, according to the Daily Express.
Jose Mourinho wants to keep hold of the Colombian however, and plans to use him during the upcoming season.
Finally, John Terry has revealed that he plans to remain at Stamford Bridge for another two years, at least, and that there is no way that he could play for another Premier League side, the Daily Mail report.
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