Chelsea’s Brazilian star contemplating exit

Chelsea midfielder Ramires is contemplating to part ways with the Premier League champions, according to reports in Brazil and according by Metro. The Brazilian is reportedly unhappy at the lack of playing time since the arrival of current manager Guus Hiddink at the club. The 28-year-old, who recently signed a contract extension until 2019, has made only two substitute league appearances since the appointment of the Dutchman at the West London club. He has dropped down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge as Hiddink has preferred to play the pairing of…

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Chelsea set to confirm new four-year deal for midfield star

Chelsea look set to announce that popular midfielder Ramires has put pen-to-paper on a new four-year contract, according to the Metro. According to a report in the London Evening Standard, the Brazilian international has agreed a new deal to stay at Stamford Bridge for another four years and boosting his salary over £70,000-per-week. The 28-year-old linked up with The Blues back in 2010 when he joined from Portuguese giants Benfica, and has gone on to make a total of 226 appearances that have seen him collect winner’s medals for the…

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Brazilian international midfielder set to sign new Chelsea deal

Brazilian midfielder Ramires is said to be closing in on signing a new deal with Premier League champions Chelsea, according to the Metro. The 28-year-old’s current deal is set to expire at the end of the 2016/17 season, but the Metro claims that he is prepared to put pen-to-paper on a deal to keep him at Stamford Bridge for longer. A report in Portuguese publication O Jogo states that The Blues are set to offer him a deal worth around £3.7m a year. Since joining the club from Benfica in…

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Chelsea gossip: Midfielder in line for new deal as Portuguese starlet is targeted

Saturday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer gossip. Defender John Terry, 34, is set to be recalled by manager Jose Mourinho for Saturday’s Premier League game against Southampton, according to the Daily Telegraph. Chelsea are planning to make a bid for Porto starlet Ruben Neves next year after he helped beat them in the Champions League this week, the London Evening Standard reports. The 18-year-old defensive midfielder impressed as the Portuguese side secured a 2-1 victory over Jose Mourinho’s side. Ramires is set to sign a new contract with Chelsea, according…

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Chelsea midfielder vows to score more goals

Chelsea midfielder Ramires has said that he is pleased to be back in the fold with the first team and hopes to score more goals in the coming weeks, the Daily Star reports. Ramires recently announced the arrival of his new born son, Bruno (via Star), and followed that up by bagging two goals in four days against Walsall and Newcastle. Injury has interrupted the Brazilian from making a serious impact so far this season, but he is keen to get up to speed and help his struggling teammates get…

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FC Porto vs Chelsea – Match preview and team news

For all of their domestic struggles, Chelsea were the only English club to experience success in the first round of Champions League matches, and they will hope to make it two wins from two as manager Jose Mourinho returns to former club FC Porto. The victory over Maccabi Tel-Aviv earlier in the month was out of keeping with most of the Blues’ season so far, as they controlled the game with authority and showed flashes of brilliance in easing to what was eventually a straightforward three-point haul. It was an ideal…

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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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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 midfielder set to complete Juventus move imminently

Chelsea midfielder Ramires is set to arrive in Italy to complete the formalities of his move to Juventus, according to Italian outlet Corriere dello Sport, the Daily Express report. The 28-year-old is now on the periphery of Jose Mourinho’s squad, having played no part in the opening day draw with Swansea City, and thus, may be allowed to leave Stamford Bridge for the Serie A side (via Express). While the Blues boast a small squad in comparison with some of their rivals, their midfield is packed with some fantastic talent,…

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Juventus interested in making bid for Chelsea midfielder Ramires

Juventus are reportedly interested in making a bid for Chelsea midfielder Ramires, according to the London Evening Standard. Despite coming agonisingly close to claiming an incredible treble last season, Massimiliano Allegri is having to make large changes to his squad ahead of the new campaign. Arturo Vidal has moved to Bayern Munich while Andrea Pirlo has joined former Blues hero Frank Lampard in MLS with New York City FC. While the Old Lady have added Sami Khedira, the Evening Standard report that the former Real Madrid man is out for…

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Chelsea gossip: Playmaker to be offered up in £70m Pogba deal and Ramires offered new contract

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Thursday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumours. Chelsea have opened talks with midfielder Ramires, 28, about extending the Brazil international’s contract at the club, the Daily Telegraph reports. The Brazilian had been linked with a move away from the club earlier in the summer, but could now find himself the recipient of an improved contract. Chelsea are considering a move for Augsburg left-back Baba Rahman, 20, as a replacement for 29-year-old Filipe Luis but face competition from Arsenal and Manchester City for the Ghana international, according to the London Evening…

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