Chelsea gossip: Mourinho given vote of confidence as Courtois steps up recovery

Tuesday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer gossip. Some Chelsea fans actually claimed Eva Carneiro had placed a curse on their side as they lost 3-1 to Southampton on Saturday, the Metro reports. Carneiro, of course, left her position as the Blues’ first-team doctor on September 22 after Jose Mourinho was accused discriminatory comments towards her. Jose Mourinho has been charged by the FA with misconduct for claiming referees are afraid to give penalties to Chelsea, the Daily Mirror reports. The under-pressure Chelsea boss made the claim in several interviews on…

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(Images) Chelsea reveal model of new Stamford Bridge redevelopment plans

Chelsea have given their fans an insight into what the redevelopment of Stamford Bridge will look like vis the Daily Mirror. Blues owner Roman Abramovic is looking to fund the development himself in a bid to separate the club’s businesses and leave a legacy for whomever takes over in his shoes. This will be a huge help to the club financially, and while The Blues are due to move into Wembley Stadium for three years between 2017 and 2020, an extensive demolition and rebuilding of their west London home will…

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Chelsea gossip: Abramovic makes £50m transfer war chest available and targets Atletico wide man

Tuesday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour roundup. Chelsea have made a new £30m bid for Everton defender John Stones, 21, but may have to increase that by a further £10m to sign the England international, the Daily Telegraph reports. But Everton have told The Blues they will need to make Stones the Premier League’s most expensive defender if they wanted to bring him on board. In addition to Stones, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will be given funds by Russian owner Roman Abramovich to bring in two other top players…

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Roman Abramovic sanctions Chelsea move for Antoine Griezmann

Chelsea could be set to make a move for Atletico Madrid winger Antoine Griezmann before the transfer window closes as the Metro reports that Roman Abramovic has given a bid the green light. The Metro claim that Chelsea have been long time admirers of the France international, but have frequently been put off making an official approach due to Atletico’s insistence that he is not for sale. However, that may no longer matter as the Daily Star is hinting that not only will The Blues make another offer for Everton…

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Ranking the Premier League’s richest owners: Man United don’t even make the top four

The so called ‘best league in the world’ was recently flush with television money (again) lining the pockets of its already astronomically rich owners. Adding that to their already vast personal fortunes, the Daily Mirror have put the sums together to figure out just who is the richest of the rich and reveal just how rich they are in the process. 20. Delia Smith/Michael Wynn Jones – Norwich City How much? £23million 19. The Morgan Family – Swansea City How much? £32million 18. Bill Kenwright – Everton How much? £33million…

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