Thursday’s Chelsea rumour roundup.
Gary Cahill has urged England team-mate John Stones, 21, to leave Everton and join him at Chelsea, claiming an offer from the Blues would be one “you can’t turn down,” The Guardian reports.
Cahill has seen first-hand from working with Stones on England duty why José Mourinho is poised to break the transfer record for a British defender by signing the youngster. A fresh bid – believed to be in the region of £32m – is expected this week.
Thibaut Courtois reckons the pressure is still on despite Petr Cech’s shock sale this summer, the Daily Express writes.
The 23-year-old was kept permanently on his toes after dislodging the Czech legend who bagged 13 major trophies in 11 glorious years.
Jose Mourinho today confirmed he is going to give Victor Moses a chance to resurrect his Chelsea career this season, according to the London Evening Standard.
Moses has not played a competitive game for the Blues since Mourinho returned as manager in 2013.
Jose Mourinho has given his backing to new goalkeeper Asmir Begovic after the goalkeeper endured a nightmare start to his Blues career, the Daily Mirror reports.
The Bosnian stopper was beaten four times in just 45 minutes as Chelsea surrendered a one-goal lead to go down 4-2 at the hands of MLS side New York Red Bulls.
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