Chelsea announce deal for winger

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Chelsea have confirmed that winger Juan Cuadrado has joined Serie A champions Juventus on a permanent deal. The Turin club announced the deal yesterday, and now the Blues have released a statement on their website confirming the move. Cuadrado joined the Blues in February 2015 from Fiorentina for a reported transfer fee of £23.3 million. He managed 12 league appearances for the Blues during the second half of the season, but failed to make an impression and subsequently joined Juventus during the following summer on a loan move. He has…

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Cuadrado scores a stunner in the Serie A clash with Inter

Juventus cemented their position at the top of Serie A with a 1-0 win over Inter Milan at Juventus Stadium today. Juan Cuadrado, who is playing for Juve on loan from Chelsea, scored a 30-yard stunner late in the first half to claim three points for his side. Coincidentally, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte was in the attendance as the Columbian scored his first league goal of the season. He spent last season on loan at the Turin club and then re-joined them in a three-year loan deal last summer. Cuadrado's…

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Chelsea want Lazio star to replace Juventus-bound winger

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has taken no time to set the wheels in motion in the transfer market following his arrival at Stamford Bridge. Italian website Gianluca di Marzio claims that the Italian manager has seemed to have approved winger Juan Cuadrado’s move to Juventus on a permanent deal. The Colombia international spent last season on loan at the Turin club after failing to impress for Chelsea in the second half of the 2014-2015 season following his move from Fiorentina in January 2015. Serie A champions have time and time…

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Chelsea agree personal terms with midfielder, Juventus interested in Blues winger

Chelsea have reportedly won their pursuit of Zenit St Petersburg Axel Witsel, according to the Sun. Everton were in the pole position to sign the Belgium international, but according to the report the Blues have hijacked their move by agreeing on personal terms with the player. The West London club will now start negotiating a transfer fee for the player with Zenit. The 27-year-old, who moved to Zenit in a £32 million move four years ago, has only one year left on his current deal with the Russian club. His contract situation means…

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Top five most valuable Premier League loanees

A promising young player isn’t always able to break through in a senior squad. Therefore, being loaned to a smaller club could offer that player experience, develop his skills, and increase his confidence. However, loaning players to other clubs isn’t restricted to young guns, which is proven by the Premier League’s top five most valuable loanees this season (via Transfermarkt). 5. Florian Thauvin (Newcastle United) – £6.75 million First up is Florian Thauvin. The 23-year-old joined Newcastle in the summer of 2015 for £13.76 million but was never able to prove…

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Arsenal’s Theo Walcott officially named as FIFA 16′ FASTEST player

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has been revealed to be the fastest player on FIFA 16. Gooners will be pleased to learn the the winger-cum-striker has a sizzling speed rating of 96 on the latest incarnation of the world’s most beloved football game, which hits the shelves on September 22. However, Walcott has been made to share the top spot with relative unknown Matthis Bolly of Fortuna Dusseldorf, who actually beat Walcott for pace on FIFA 15. The bad news is, though, is that right-back Hector Bellerin doesn’t even make the…

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Chelsea gossip: Pogba bid planned for January, and Mourinho tips side to bounce back from poor start

Here is Monday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: The Blues are planning to make a January bid to sign Juventus star and long-time target Paul Pogba, according to the Metro. The Serie A champions value the 22-year-old at a staggering £73m. Jose Mourinho has tipped the Premier League champions to bounce back from their shaky start to the new campaign, the Daily Express report. Chelsea sit eight points behind Manchester City after just one win from their first four games, but the Special One is backing his side to recover.…

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Juan Cuadrado: I thank God for getting me away from Chelsea and Jose Mourinho

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New Juventus star Juan Cuadrado has admitted that he is baffled as to why he wasn’t given more of a chance to impress at Chelsea this year, but is glad to be away from the club nonetheless, according to the Daily Express. The Colombian international made his return to Italy this week, joining Juventus on a season-long loan deal after arriving at Stamford Bridge just six months ago. Chelsea coughed up around £24m for his signature from Fiorentina, which led to him making just four starts and eight appearances from…

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Chelsea news: Talks held over Pogba move and Stones hands in transfer request

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Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: The Blues have reportedly begun talks with Juventus over a move for midfielder Paul Pogba, according to the Metro. The Frenchman is valued at £70m, but the Premier League champions are confident that a deal can be done before the window shuts. John Stones has given a huge indication that he wishes to move to Stamford Bridge, after the Daily Express reported that the 21-year-old has handed in a transfer request at Everton. Chelsea have had three bids rejected for the defender,…

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Chelsea winger undergoes medical ahead of Juventus switch

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Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado is undergoing a medical before he completes his move to Juventus, according to the Daily Express. The Colombian is set to move to Juventus Stadium on a season-long loan, the Express report, following a turbulent spell in the Premier League. His stunning performances for his country at last year’s World Cup and then for Fiorentina in the first part of last season forced Jose Mourinho to part with £23.3m to bring the 27-year-old to Stamford Bridge in January (via Express). However, things have never quite worked…

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Chelsea gossip: Blues ready to smash British transfer record for Juve star as winger heads in opposite direction

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Tuesday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour roundup. Chelsea will continue to pursue Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, 22, until the transfer window closes despite the France international’s £70m price tag, the London Evening Standard reports. This is because manager Jose Mourinho has concerns over current midfielders Nemanja Matic, 27, and Cesc Fabregas, 28. Everton defender John Stones, 21, is considering handing in a transfer request to force through a move to Chelsea, The Times reports. Pedro, 28, says he turned down offers from Manchester City and Manchester United to sign…

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Chelsea news: Enquiry made for Real Madrid star, but Everton insists Stones is not for sale

Here is Monday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: The Blues have made an enquiry regarding Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, according to the Daily Express. The tentative bid has been made to try and tempt the Frenchman away from the Bernabeu due to the competition in Rafa Benitez’s squad. Their desire to land Varane may increase after Everton director Jon Woods issued a statement reiterating that John Stones will be going nowhere this summer, the Guardian report. The 21-year-old has been the subject of three bids from the Premier League…

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Chelsea news: Players-plus-cash deal planned for Pogba, but Stones refuses to demand move

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Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: The Blues are planning to offer both Juan Cuadrado and Ramires in a bid to land Juventus talisman Paul Pogba, according to the Daily Star. The pair’s futures at Stamford Bridge appear to be very uncertain following the arrival of Barcelona winger Pedro. Chelsea’s hopes of landing Everton defender John Stones appear to have been a dealt a blow, after the Daily Star claimed that the 21-year-old does not plan to hand in a transfer request. Jose Mourinho plans to test the…

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Chelsea gossip: Willian to be axed following Pedro arrival and SECOND left-back targeted

Thursday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour roundup. Telephone conversations with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and midfielder Cesc Fabregas persuaded Barcelona forward Pedro, 28, to snub long-standing interest from Manchester United and move instead to Stamford Bridge, The Guardian reports. The Daily Express also claims that Fabregas’s partner, Daniella Semaan, sold London to Carolina Martin, Pedro’s wife, to persuade the Spain international to join the Blues. With Pedro’s arrival imminent, Chelsea have offered Brazil midfielder Willian to Bayern Munich and Paris St-Germain, the Metro reports. The 27-year-old has not impressed…

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Juventus turn attentions to Chelsea winger as bid for Julian Draxler is rejected

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Juventus’ failure to land Arsenal target Julian Draxler has seen them switch their attention to Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado, according to the Daily Express. The Express claim that the Colombian is free to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, having only played 26 minutes of their first two matches of the new Premier League season. The Old Lady are hoping that the 27-year-old will relish the opportunity to return to Serie A after a difficult time with The Blues, and plan to make a loan offer for the man who had…

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Which of the Premier League heavyweights boasts the strongest second XI? Man United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea analysed

With the new Premier League season in its infancy, fans of each club will get to see their side’s strongest XI, and start dreaming of where that talented crop can take them. However, it is when the campaign is truly in full swing, and injuries begin to become a factor that the title favourites will become more obvious. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the top flight’s heavyweights’ second XI: Chelsea While most sides would kill for a front two like Chelsea’s, there are serious concerns…

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Juventus weighing up double Chelsea raid for midfield pair

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Serie A champions Juventus are said to be considering a double swoop for Chelsea midfielders Ramires and Juan Cuadrado, according to the Daily Express. The South American pair both struggled for form and fitness last term, and despite them both looking like they’d be better off moving on elsewhere, manager Jose Mourinho is apparently keen on keeping hold of them. Cuadrado only joined the club back in January, when he signed on in a £24m deal from Fiorentina, but could only muster four appearances between then and the end of…

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Chelsea news: New Stones bid planned, but John Terry plans to stick around

Here is Monday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: The Blues are set to make a new bid for Everton defender John Stones in the coming days, according to the Guardian. This latest offer would see the Toffees earn £26m, should they decide to let their star go. The Premier League champions’ hopes of landing Stones may have been boosted after Roberto Martinez found a potential replacement for the England international, the Daily Express report. The Merseyside outfit are planning a bid for Celtic stalwart Virgil van Dijk. Chelsea are still…

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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 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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Chelsea gossip: Mourinho RULES OUT moves for world class duo

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Monday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumours. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out a move for 22-year-old Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba and compared the France international to the Eiffel Tower, the Daily Telegraph reports. The Frenchman has been linked with several top European sides already this summer, but it looks as though Chelsea will now be crossed off the list. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed he will look to strengthen his squad with one further addition this summer, but the Portuguese ruled the reigning Premier League champions out…

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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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Three HUGE European clubs shun Chelsea’s asking price for unhappy star

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Chelsea are struggling to sell on flop winger Juan Cuadrado as they are refusing to lower their £24.5m asking price, according to the Daily Express. READ MORE: Chelsea Gossip (Images) Check out Chelsea’s AWESOME new goalkeeper kit for 2015/16 Napoli will ACCEPT bids for Gonzalo Higuain but only if they match £67m buyout clause Reports in Italy are claiming that three top European sides have made enquiries into his availability, but have all been scared off by the sky high asking price that the Blues have placed upon his head.…

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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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Chelsea news and rumours: New signings to be loaned out, and surprise face to don FIFA 16 cover

Here is the latest news and rumours concerning Chelsea: READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Chelsea have £20m bid rejected for Real Madrid playmaker Arsenal beating Chelsea to signature of Serie A star Juan Cuadrado has surprisingly been voted to stand alongside Lionel Messi as one of the faces on the cover of the Latin America version of FIFA 16, the Metro report. The winger has struggled at Stamford Bridge, but beat off competition from Sergio Aguero and Edinson Cavani to win the vote. However, the Colombian may not be…

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