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Chelsea have targeted Inter Milan defender Juan Jesus, according to Mediaset.

The 25-year-old is expected to be eager to leave the Serie A side and the Blues are reportedly considering a move to sign him after failing to reach an agreement for Stuttgart injured defender Antonio Rudiger.

Anyway, his agent Roberto Calenda told Sportitalia: “No market news on him. He’s going to stay at Inter“.

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According to sources coming from Spain Alvaro Morata’s agent, Juanma Lopez, is currently at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu to discuss about the striker’s future with the Real Madrid directors.

Morata is currently a Juventus player, he moved to the Italian side a couple of years ago for € 20m but the current Champions of Europe fixed a buy-back clause to € 22m ( £ 18m) after two years and they need to use it before the end of June to exert their priority on the forward, that meanwhile improved a lot in Italy.

Juventus would like to keep him, but Real Madrid aim to sign him back to then sell him to some Premier League club, where the Spanish international got a lot of market: Chelsea are one of the clubs in pole position to sign him, along with Arsenal and Manchester United. 

Blues boss Antonio Conte put Morata’s name on the top of his shortlist for this transfer window and the situation can be defined in the next weeks.

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Antonio Conte will join up with the Chelsea side for pre-season after the European Championship‘s in the next few weeks.

He is currently coaching the Italian national side in which Gianluigi Buffon is the goalkeeper and captain.

Buffon believes that Conte will be excellent at Stamford Bridge because he is a big coach and works well with his defence in the team.

“Conte is a big coach and I’m convinced he will be an excellent one at Chelsea.

“A Conte team is strong in defence and works constantly, day to day.

“Conte is a coach with an idea that is very simple. For the players he makes it very clear.

“He wants to play without risk in the defensive line and to exploit the opportunities to score goals when they come.”

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Chelsea are interested in signing Inter Milan defender Jeison Murillo and have made an approach for him, according to Calciomercato.

His ownership is esteemed around £20m after the 24-year-old defender made 35 appearances scoring two goals in the Serie A this season.

Incoming Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is reportedly keen on bringing to Stamford Bridge a host of defenders to strengthen his team.

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Palermo attacking midfielder Franco Vazquez has revealed that the Italian side have already rejected a bid for him: “I just received an offer from West Brom that was rejected by Palermo.” he told Gazzetta Giallorossa.

“I do not know if my next team will be Tottenham or Chelsea.”

Chelsea have been linked with a move for the 27-year-old and also Tottenham are reportedly interested in him, anyway West Bromwich have made the first attempt in order to sign the Italy international, according to the Birmingham Mail.

His ownership is esteemed around £19m and incoming Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is a great admirer of Vazquez, who tried to sign during his experience at Juventus.

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Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci has been targeted by Chelsea and Manchester United, anyway both sides will have to place a £47m bid if they want to sign the 29-year-old this summer, according to reports in Italy.

The Italy international is currently playing the Euros under Conte’s management and he won two titles with the incoming Chelsea manager at Juventus.

The centre back has recently dismissed reports linking him with a move to Stamford Bridge: “If I’ve ever followed Conte, then it’s been to get a coffee at most,”

“I don’t know where he’s going to go, but I’ve signed a new contract at Juventus and I’m only thinking about the Bianconeri.”


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Former Manchester United star Roy Keane said he would kick in training Chelsea attacking midfielder Eden Hazard after the Belgium international expressed the will to leave the club.

“Don’t get me wrong; I think he’s an outstanding player,” Keane added.

“But if you’d asked if I was playing with anybody and they were constantly talking, that they were wanting to leave, and they had a poor attitude to training, then I would kick them in training.”

Keane is Republic of Ireland assistant manager and Hazard will play against them tomorrow.

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Werder Bremen are keen on signing Chelsea misfit Papy Djilobodji on a permanent deal, according to the Daily Express.

The Bundesliga club’s general manager, Frank Baumann, told Kicker: “We have him further on the screen, we are checking the matter.

“In concrete terms, however, there is nothing.”

The 27-year-old scored two times and made 14 appearances during his loan spell with Werder Bremen last season.

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On the plane with France at EURO 2016 Chelsea target Antoine Griezmann was caught playing the videogame Football Manager on his laptop and the team he chose was….the Blues!

The Atletico Madrid striker was heavily linked to the Stamford Bridge club in the last months and this episode strengthen the rumours.

A similar episode happened a couple of years ago with Paul Pogba, but at the end it didn’t mean anything, because the French midfielder stayed at Juventus.



Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri believes Leonardo Bonucci won't leave the Serie A side this summer, despite both Chelsea and Manchester City are rumored to be...