Chelsea facing stiff competition for Serie A winger, in risk of losing out on big transfer target

Like Manchester United and Manchester City, Chelsea are primed for a big summer. The Blues have a new coach coming in, Antonio Conte, and want to take revenge for a very poor Premier League season. With Conte’s excellent relationships in Italy, Chelsea have been linked with a number of Serie A stars. The biggest name out there has been AS Roma’s Radja Nainggolan. The Belgium international has been linked with a summer switch to Stamford Bridge for several months now, with an initial offer of £27.6 million rejected by the Serie…

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Serie A stars hand boosts to Liverpool and Manchester United, ruin Chelsea’s transfer dreams

According to a report by The Daily Mirror, Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Napoli in the summer to join Liverpool. The Argentine striker netted 71 goals in 104 Serie A appearances since joining the Partenopei in 2013 from Real Madrid for £28.5 million, including a record 36 goals in 35 appearances this season, and has two years left on his contract at the club. Higuain is reportedly very attracted by the chance of working with Jurgen Klopp and is willing to reject approaches by Manchester United, Chelsea, and PSG in order to come…

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Chelsea suffer setback in pursuit of star midfielder

Contrary to the recent reports, Chelsea have not reached an agreement to sign AS Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan. The Belgium international is reportedly at the top transfer wish list of incoming manager Antonio Conte. Last month, reports suggested that the Blues have already agreed on a deal with the Serie A club and the player’s representatives for the 28-year-old. However, Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini has dismissed those reports by claiming that the player is happy at the Rome-based club and has no intentions of leaving in the summer. Sabatini told…

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Chelsea agree deal for Serie A star

According to Goal, Chelsea have agreed a deal for the transfer of AS Roma star midfielder Radja Nainggolan, who turns 28 next week and was under contract with Roma until June 2020. The Belgium international is set to sign a five-year contract with the Blues as he is set to become Antonio Conte’s first signing at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are reportedly ready to pay £28 million for Nainggolan, who’s been a long-time target of Conte before he joined the Italian national team in 2014. The deal has been thrashed out by Chelsea over the…

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Chelsea put star on transfer list, move for Serie A star turned down

Chelsea will put midfielder Oscar on the transfer list in the summer, according to an exclusive report by the Times. The report claims that Antonio Conte, who will take charge of the club in the summer, wants to sell the Brazilian to finance an overhaul of the Blues squad. The Italian manager intends to keep the likes of Cesc Fabregas, Eden Hazard and Willian at the club, and hence, Oscar is the most viable option left to generate funds in the transfer market. The Brazilian has attracted interests from Chinese…

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Chelsea to use starlets in transfer deal, Real Madrid star defender wanted

It’s been said many times that Chelsea are primed for a massive overhaul during the 2016 summer transfer window, as Antonio Conte will take over as coach of the Blues after the European Championships in France. According to Il Tempo (via Football-Italia), Chelsea could use midfield starlet Ruben Loftus-Cheek and on loan defender Andreas Christensen as a makeweight in a deal to bring in Roma’s Radja Nainggolan. The Blues are not willing to spend more than £28 million, but the Serie A club are holding out for a £36 million fee.…

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Chelsea lost race for star defender, but in advanced talks for Serie A midfielder

Chelsea have received a huge setback in their pursuit of Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos. The Blues, along with Manchester United, were strongly linked with a move for the Brazilian defender. However, if the latest report from Goal.com is to be believed, the centre-back has agreed terms with La Liga giants Barcelona. According to the report, the Catalan club have offered an annual salary of around £3.6 million, in addition to £2.4 million signing-on fee to the 21-year old. Barcelona are yet to reach an agreement with the Paris club over the…

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Chelsea to compete with Juventus for £25m star

Chelsea are set to battle with Juventus for AS Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan, according to the latest reports. It has been claimed that Antonio Conte, who is set to take charge of Chelsea in summer, wants the Belgian international to play for him at Stamford Bridge. Now, Juventus have also entered the pursuit of the 27-year old midfielder, and they are set to battle it out with the West London club in the summer transfer window. Daily Mail claims that the Turin club see Nainggolan as the perfect replacement for…

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Real Madrid to stun Manchester United and Chelsea with huge bid for Serie A duo

Manchester United and Chelsea have been linked with AS Roma’s stars Miralem Pjanic and Radja Nainggolan on several occasions. However, according to Italian newspaper La Repubblica and as reported by talkSPORT, Real Madrid are eyeing a double swoop for the Roman midfielders. The report claims the Spanish giants are ready to pay £35 million for Pjanic, while they are rating Nainggolan at £27 million, meaning Real are planning a bid of £62 million to lure both players to Madrid. The Blues had reportedly begun talks with Pjanic regarding a summer move to…

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