Chelsea fans have found a new Didier Drogba [Tweets]

Chelsea fans think that they have found a new Didier Drogba in youngster Bertrand Traore. The 20-year-old striker scored the fifth goal for the Blues in the 5-1 FA Cup thrashing of Man City on Sunday. He has also scored in his previous two appearances for the Blues, against MK Dons and Newcastle United. Incidentally, both of those games also ended in 5-1 victories for the West London Club. Chelsea fans have quickly latched onto the hype surrounding the Burkina Faso international and they believe that they have something special…

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Adebayor eyeing Premier League record owned by Drogba

New Crystal Palace striker Emmanuel Adebayor has set his sights on becoming the highest-scoring African player in Premier League history, beating the record set by Didier Drogba. The 31-year-old hasn’t played a competitive match of football since May 2015, but says he’s fit and ready for the challenge. Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba currently holds the record with 104 Premier League goals in 254 appearances in his career, while Adebayor has scored 96 Premier League goals in 230 appearances. “What I have achieved in football so far, I’m quite happy with,” he told the…

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(Video) Chelsea legend Didier Drogba bags hat-trick on first MLS start for Montreal Impact

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba proved that class is permanent as he bagged a hat-trick on his first start for Montreal Impact. The 37-year-old – who scored 104 Premier League goals in two spells for the Blues, as well the penalty that clinched the Champions League crown in 2012 – had made one substitute appearance for his new side before starting the clash with Chicago Fire. And his treble proved vital as the Canadian side overcame their Eastern Conference rivals 4-3. SEE MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Chelsea target Paul Pogba…

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Chelsea gossip: Fifth Stones bid planned, and Pogba is still keen to leave Juventus

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: The Blues are planning to make a fifth bid for Everton defender John Stones in January after failing to sign him in the summer, according to the Daily Mirror. The 21-year-old submitted a transfer request during the window, but will still cost around £40m. Chelsea target Paul Pogba wants to leave Juventus in January, but only after resolving an image rights issue with a former agent, the Daily Star report. The agent wants £25m from the player, but Pogba is prepared to go…

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Juan Cuadrado STAYING at Chelsea as he’s handed Didier Drogba’s No.11 shirt

Colombian international winger could be in line to stay at Chelsea this summer after it emerged that he has been given Didier Drogba’s iconic number 11 shirt. Having arrived in January from Italian side Fiorentina for a fee of £27m (via Daily Mail) he failed to make an impact during his first half-season with the Blues, and had such been tipped to make a swift return back. Champions Juventus had been linked with his signature (via talkSPORT) but it now appears as though he will be going nowhere, at least…

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Chelsea gossip: Falcao’s shirt number revealed, while Barcelona winger hints at exit

Here is Tuesday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Leicester unveil former Chelsea boss as their new manager Chelsea COMPLETE deal to sign Asmir Begovic New signing Radamel Falcao has been given the number nine shirt ahead of his loan spell at Stamford Bridge, the London Evening Standard report. He will be hoping to do better than the last person to don the jersey, Fernando Torres. Barcelona winger and Chelsea target Pedro has hinted that while he would like to finish his career at the…

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Chelsea gossip: £8m ‘keeper deal DONE but Cuadrado TOO EXPENSIVE for Euro giants

Friday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumours. Chelsea are expected to complete the £8m signing of Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic on Friday, according to The Guardian. Young midfielder Marco van Ginkel will head to the Britannia Stadium on a season long loan as part of the deal. Chelsea are struggling to sell Juan Cuadrado as their high asking price of £24.5m has put off the likes of Roma and Juventus and Atletico Madrid, according to the Daily Express. All have refused to meet the club’d valuation, which stands at…

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