Tuesday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumours.
Jose Mourinho is apparently desperate to land a new left-back this summer and has identified the England international as a possible alternative to Abdul Baba Rahman.
Former England defender Rio Ferdinand says Everton centre-back John Stones, 21, should join his former club Manchester United instead of moving to Chelsea as he would get more first-team football, The Guardian reports.
Ferdinand feels Stones would be wasting away on the bench if he made the move to Stamford Bridge.
Jose Mourinho has described Liverpool’s spending as “amazing”, the Daily Star reports.
Brendan Rodgers has splashed out close to £80m on new signings as he bids to fire the Reds back into the top four.
Gary Cahill insists there is no concern at Chelsea about their pre-season results, according to the Daily Mirror.
Chelsea have yet to notch a warm-up win in 90 minutes, only beating Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain on penalties after draws while losing to Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls and Arsenal in Sunday’s Community Shield.