Friday, 17 June 2016

Latest Chelsea news

Antonio Conte tells Chelsea he wants to start playing with two strikers
Conte has reportedly told the board that he wants to move to playing with two strikers on a regular basis. Furthermore, he’s also told the club he’d like to play a 3-3-4 system at Stamford Bridge.

 This would see the Blues play three centre-backs, two wingers and two strikers and it is that last point that has reportedly driven the club’s transfer targets, according to the Times.

Antonio Conte tells Oscar he wants him to stay at Chelsea
Conte has told Brazilian midfielder Oscar that he wants him to stay at Stamford Bridge.
Oscar looked to be on his way out of Chelsea this summer, with Juventus readying a £20million offer. Several Chinese clubs have also shown interest.

But Oscar said at the end of the season that he wanted to impress the incoming manager if he could and it appears that Conte wants to utilise his skills.

Chelsea after Lichtsteiner
Chelsea are reportedly after Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner, expressly requested by incoming Coach Antonio Conte.

Chelsea are apparently willing to offer €15m for the 32-year-old, and Juventus are considering it as they recently picked up Dani Alves for free in that very position.

Chelsea face fight to keep Cesar Azpilicueta
Chelsea face a fight to keep Cesar Azpilicueta this summer with the full-back included on a list of potential Barcelona targets.

With Dani Alves leaving the Nou Camp, Barcelona are in the market for a new right-back and had made Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin their number one priority.

But Arsenal are ready to offer Bellerin a new contract to keep the 21-year-old at the Emirates.

Chelsea cleared over Fiorentina complaint against Roma winger Salah
Chelsea have been cleared of any wrongdoing regarding the loan move of Mohamed Salah to AS Roma last summer.
Fiorentina had alleged breach of contract regarding the situation but Chelsea have been cleared after the decision was made by the player himself and not forced by the West London club.

The dispute resolution chamber (DRC) dealt with the dispute opposing the Italian club.
Stipe Perica has left Chelsea for Udinese
The 20-year-old spent last season on loan at the Serie A side, scoring four goals in 22 appearances in all competitions.

Perica never played at chelsea but impressed Udinese enough to earn himself a move.

A statement on the Serie A club's official website said: “Udinese Calcio are delighted to have agreed the permanent signing of 20-year-old Croatian striker Stipe Perica from English side CFC

Werder Bremen want Chelsea's Papy Djilobodji on permanent deal
Werder Bremen have confirmed they are looking into the possibility of signing on-loan defender Papy Djilobodji on a permanent basis from Chelsea.

Djilobodji has become a popular figure at Weserstadion, making 16 appearances in all competitions for Werder and scoring the 88th-minute winner that secured the club's Bundesliga survival against Eintracht Frankfurt on the final day of last season.

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