Filipe Luis and Luis Suarez quarrel following La Liga clash

Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis and Barcelona striker Luis Suarez exchanged remarks about each other following the 1-1 draw between both sides in La Liga on Wednesday night. The squabble between the two players was the result of a dangerous foul from Suarez on Luis. In the 83rd minute of the game at Nou Camp, Suarez caught Luis with his studs as the Brazilian was attempting to clear the ball. The Uruguayan escaped with a yellow card for his foul. El árbitro amonesta a Luis Suárez con tarjeta amarilla por…

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Chelsea news: Hazard explains shaky start, while France defender could be Premier League bound

Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: Eden Hazard has suggested that the Blues have made a lacklustre start to the new season because it is more difficult to play as champions, the Daily Mail report. Jose Mourinho’s side have collected just one win so far this campaign, and the Belgian believes that it is natural that they would start slowly. “It’s difficult to play as a champion because everyone wants to beat you, everyone wants to kill you,” he said. Athletic Bilbao fear that reported Chelsea target Aymeric…

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Filipe Luis admits he was shocked by his treatment at Chelsea

Brazil star Filipe Luis has spoken of his shock at being told by Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho to compete with Cesar Azpilicueta for a starting spot last season, the Daily Express reports. The 30-year-old made a swift return to Spanish giants Atletico Madrid this summer (via Express) after a season with The Blues that saw him collect Premier League and League Cup winner’s medals despite making a total of 26 appearances across all competitions. Having initially cost Chelsea £20m when he signed on, he departed just 12 months later for…

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Chelsea rumours: Everton name price for Stones, but rivals join chase

Here is Thursday’s news and rumours concerning Chelsea: Everton have told Chelsea that if they want to sign John Stones, they will have to pay at least £30m and send one of their own squad to Goodison Park, according to the Daily Star. The Blues have already had two bids rejected by the Toffees. And it appears that they will have to compete with Manchester United for the England defender’s signature, the Metro report. The Red Devils have supposedly contacted his agent to make their interest known. Nemanja Matic has…

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Chelsea news: £15.5m bid for winger planned, but Juan Cuadrado still backed to shine

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: The Premier League champions are plotting to make a £15.5m bid for Napoli winger Jose Callejon, according to the Metro. Tottenham and Arsenal are also keen on the Spaniard, who previously worked with Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid. They also face competition if they wish to sign Everton defender John Stones, after the Daily Express reported that Manchester United have joined the race for the England youngster. The Toffees would reportedly rather sell to Louis van Gaal’s side after the way that…

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Chelsea news: More competition for Isco’s signature, and Pedro set to snub Blues

Here is Saturday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: Chelsea will have to beat off competition from Manchester City, and now Arsenal if they wish to sign Real Madrid midfielder Isco, according to the Daily Express. The 23-year-old is expected to cost around £35m. The Blues look set to miss out on Barcelona winger Pedro, after the Daily Star suggested that he is on the verge of completing his move to Manchester United. The Spaniard will move to Old Trafford for £22.8m. The Premier League champions are expected to complete a…

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Chelsea gossip: Defender’s exit confirmed by Jose Mourinho, while legend promises return

Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Filipe Luis is set to leave the club in the coming days, according to BBC Sport. The left-back moved to Stamford Bridge from Atletico Madrid last summer, but looks set to return to the La Liga side after the manager’s comments. “In this moment we need a left-back because I think we are selling Filipe Luis now or tomorrow,” he said. Cesar Azpilicueta has insisted that he is not concerned about Mourinho’s comments, according to the Daily…

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Chelsea defender Filipe Luis set for return to Atletico Madrid

Chelsea defender Filipe Luis looks set to call time on his difficult stay at Stamford Bridge, with a return to Atletico Madrid on the cards. According to respected journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, the left-back is closing in on agreeing a loan spell at Vicente Calderon. While the initial deal will see the 29-year-old move for a season, there is an option for an extra campaign. However, the Daily Star suggest that the deal that will see Filipe Luis return to La Liga is actually a permanent one, and will involve…

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Chelsea to sell flop trio, including £26.1m winger Juan Cuadrado

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Jose Mourinho has decided to be ruthless as his squad prepare for the defence of their Premier League crown. According to the Daily Star, the Portuguese is looking to sell full-back Filipe Luis and wingers Mohamed Salah and Juan Cuadrado. While Luis’ and Salah’s departures will act as no great surprise to Blues fans, the imminent sale of Cuadrado is certainly something of a shock. The Colombian moved to Stamford Bridge during the last transfer window, after enjoying an excellent World Cup and continuing that form during the first half…

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