Done deal: Atletico Madrid confirm they have re-signed Chelsea’s Felipe Luis

Spanish giants Atletico Madrid have confirmed that they have brought Brazilian international full-back Felipe Luis back to the club from Premier League champions Chelsea, the Daily Express reports. The left-back joined The Blues last summer from Atletico in a deal worth a reported £15.8m (via the Express). However, despite his stature in the game as one of the world’s most dynamic full-backs and his contribution to Atletico’s own title victory in 2013/14, he was unable to dislodge Cesar Azpilicueta on the left side of the defence at Stamford Bridge. He…

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Chelsea gossip: Young full-back set to sign and Hazard backed to life Ballon d’Or

Tuesday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumours. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes the leadership qualities of 24-year-old forward Eden Hazard make him a candidate to captain the Blues, the London Evening Standard reports. Mourinho also said he regards Hazard as a better player than Real Madrid’s Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, 30, The Times reports. Mourinho believes the Belgian outplayed Ronaldo last term. Chelsea are close to signing Galatasaray left-back Alex Telles, according to the Metro. The Blues are looking for a replacement for Filipe Luis after all but agreeing…

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Chelsea gossip: Young full-back expected to sign and Mourinho takes De Bruyne swipe

Friday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumours. Augsburg full-back Abdul Baba Rahman is set to complete his move to Chelsea early next week, according to the Metro. With Felipe Luis nearing closer to a return to Atletico Madrid, Jose Mourinho is keen to bring in a replacement. Jose Mourinho has claimed £60million Manchester City target Kevin De Bruyne could not handle the pressure of playing for Chelsea, writes the Daily Mirror. The Wolfsburg winger, 24, was sold by Mourinho in January 2014, but will become the most expensive British transfer…

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Done deal: Jose Mourinho confirms Chelsea have re-sold Felipe Luis to Atletico Madrid

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed that deal that will see Brazilian international full-back Felipe Luis rejoin former club Atletico Madrid, the Daily Express reports. Having helped Atletico to a surprise La Liga title in 2013/14, he was sold to Chelsea last summer for a fee of £15.8m (via BBC). However, he endured a torrid time at Stamford Bridge, making only nine starts as Jose Mourinho preferred Spaniard Cesar Azpilicueta instead. The 29-year-old has now made a swift return to the Spanish capital, with Jose Mourinho confirming the deal by…

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Chelsea close in on Abdul Baba Rahman as he wants to live in London

Chelsea are believed to be close to sealing a deal to sign young left-back Abdul Baba Rahman as he would reportedly prefer to live in London rather than Rome, according to the Metro. The Blues have been linked with a move for the Augsburg starlet several time over the past month, as Jose Mourinho searches for a replacement for flop Brazil international Felipe Luis, but as yet no deal has been done. Italian giants Roma have also been taking him under consideration, but with Felipe Luis rumoured to be closing…

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Chelsea gossip: £15m striker HIJACKED and full-back flop heads back to Madrid

Friday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour gossip. Chelsea want to sign £15m-rated Serbia striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, 20, from Anderlecht, but Newcastle and Swansea are also interested, the Daily Star reports. The Serbian international had been set to sign for the Magpies, but has apparently opted against the move as he would prefer a side capable of offering Champions League football. Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has left winger Mohamed Salah out of the squad for the pre-season tour of the USA after the 23-year-old refused to join Fiorentina on loan,…

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Chelsea three in, three out: Petr Cech replacement lined up, while two wingers lined up for moves

Here is the transfer news concerning Chelsea, starting with three players potentially coming in to Stamford Bridge this summer: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Chelsea to offer midfielder to Monaco to secure Radamel Falcao deal Juventus interested in signing ANOTHER Chelsea winger Three in:   Asmir Begovic – From Stoke City According to the Daily Express, the Blues will need to pay £8m and send a player on loan if they wish to sign Asmir Begovic from Stoke City. The Express report that the three-man shortlist of players Mark Hughes…

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Atletico Madrid in talks over £14m move for Chelsea flop Felipe Luis

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has confirmed that he is interested in bringing Felipe Luis back to the club from Chelsea, the Daily Express reports. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Friday’s Chelsea news roundup Juventus interested in signing ANOTHER Chelsea winger The Brazilian international joined Chelsea from Atletico last summer in a £16m move that saw him pen a three-year deal. However, despite only making nine appearances in the Premier League for the Blues last term, Chelsea are still expecting to collect around £14m for his signature. But that…

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Chelsea news and rumours: Barcelona STEAL target, while winger’s exit to be decided today

Here is Thursday’s news and gossip regarding Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Barcelona WILL beat Chelsea to £25m signing of Arda Turan Arda Turan scout report: How Atletico Madrid midfielder would fit into Chelsea’s side Barcelona have apparently won the race to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan, according to the Daily Mail. The Chelsea target will cost the Catalan side £25m. Blues winger Mohamed Salah has been told by potential new club Fiorentina that they want a decision on his future later today, the Daily Express report.…

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Chelsea open talks with Atletico in swap deal for international defender

Chelsea are believed to be in talks with Spanish giants Atletico Madrid over a possible swap deal that would see Felipe Luis return to his former club, with Toby Alderweireld heading to Stamford Bridge, according to the Daily Express. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Stamford Bridge redevelopment: Chelsea may spend three years in exile Four players better than Eden Hazard Belgian international Alderweireld enjoyed a successful spell on loan with Southampton last season, and has thus attracted some attention from the Blues. In contrast, though, Felipe Luis has struggled…

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Diego Simeone hopes international star leaves Chelsea this summer

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has confessed that he would love to see Felipe Luis leave Chelsea this summer and make a return to the Spanish capital, according to the Daily Express. READ MORE: Chelsea Transfer Gossip Varane to seek Real Madrid exit The Brazilian international departed the Vicente Calderon last summer to link up with the Blues, but failed to make an impact with the west Londoners over the course of the campaign. Making just 15 appearances for Jose Mourinho’s men, he was kept on the sidelines by Spanish…

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Chelsea full-back ready to leave as Blues prepare bid for Real Madrid man

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Chelsea full-back Felipe Luis could be leaving Stamford Bridge after just one year, after reports suggested that the 29-year-old is struggling to settle in London. READ MORE: Chelsea Transfer Gossip According to talkSPORT, the Brazilian would ideally like to move to Atletico Madrid. Luis spent four years with Diego Simeone’s side before he moved to the London club, and was part of the team that clinched the La Liga title last year, and reached the Champions League final. Despite the accolades, the left-back has only made 15 Premier League appearances…

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Ten swap deals that could happen this summer: Chelsea and Man United prepared to offer up stars to land top targets

With the transfer market fast approaching, there will be a number of transfers that will require an extra sweetener to help push a deal through. SEE ALSO: Liverpool willing to trade Sterling for Arsenal pair When money isn’t enough, players are offered up in exchange, and this upcoming window has the scope to see a number of deals being done on this basis. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of ten possible swap deals that could go ahead in the coming months. Felipe Luis (Chelsea) and Koke (Atletico…

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