Here is Thursday’s news and rumours concerning Chelsea:
Everton have told Chelsea that if they want to sign John Stones, they will have to pay at least £30m and send one of their own squad to Goodison Park, according to the Daily Star.
The Blues have already had two bids rejected by the Toffees.
And it appears that they will have to compete with Manchester United for the England defender’s signature, the Metro report.
The Red Devils have supposedly contacted his agent to make their interest known.
Nemanja Matic has backed his team to go on and become the kings of Europe, by winning the Champions League for a second time, the Daily Mail suggest.
The midfielder believes that they have practically everything required to win the trophy.
“To be champion you need to have everything – quality, luck, everything. This season I hope we have more luck and with our quality this is enough to be champion,” he claimed.
Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah has arrived in Italy ahead of his loan move to Roma, according to the Daily Mail.
The Serie A side will be able to permanently buy the Egyptian for £16m.
Finally, Filipe Luis has revealed that Atletico Madrid are the only club that he would have left Chelsea for, after completing his return to the La Liga outfit, the Daily Express report.