Wednesday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour gossip.
Chelsea are set to sign former AC Milan goalkeeper Marco Amelia, 33, on a short-term basis as cover for injured first-choice Thibaut Courtois, The Guardian reports.
Blues skipper John Terry, 34, has had several offers from Chinese clubs, while Turkish side Fenerbahce have stepped up their interest in the former England captain, the Daily Mirror reports.
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes Terry still has a lot to offer the Blues, according to the Daily Star.
“Looking at a couple of goals from the week I wouldn’t say he’s done,” Ferdinand said.
“I think he’s a player and I think he’s a leader.”
Chelsea have joined Arsenal and Liverpool in the chase to sign 23-year-old Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho, according to TuttoMercatoWeb.
Former Chelsea defender Graeme le Saux says the Blues are suffering the worst run of form of any side under the management of Jose Mourinho, talkSPORT reports.
The Premier League champions have endured a dreadful start to their title defence, with the side currently in 14th place after winning just twice in their opening seven games of the season.