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Former Stoke City star Steven N’Zonzi has been targeted by Chelsea as midfielder Nemanja Matic needs a replacement, according to Spanish publication Sport.

The Sevilla defensive midfielder is under contract at the Sanchez Pizjuàn until June 2019.

Also Arsenal are reportedly tracking the 27-year-old, who has a £27m buyout clause in his contract.


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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich wants to strengthen the defense when the transfer market window reopens in January and for this reason has given Antonio Conte the permission to land Burnley star Michael Keane to Stamford Bridge, according to reports in England.

It is understood the 23-year-old’s ownership is currently esteemed around £18m and also Manchester United are keeping tabs on their former academy youngster.

Anyway, Keane himself recently revealed that he wants to stay at the Turf Moor despite several exit rumours.

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Juventus are still keen on placing a bid for Chelsea star Oscar when the transfer market window reopens in January, according to reports in Italy.

Manager Antonio Conte played the Brazilian international 6 times so far in the Premier League, anyway rumors linked the 25-year-old with a move to the Serie A side.

Oscar is under contract at Stamford Bridge until June 2019.

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West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna spoke ahead of the clash against Chelsea in the EFL Cup on Wednesday evening, when the 28-year-old will reunite with Antonio Conte.

“I have a really good relationship with Conte but I have to put it to one side,” the former Juventus defender said.

“We have to be focused for that game. We are playing in front of our own fans so the expectation is so high.”

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AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli is eager to stay in Italy as Rossoneri are impressing in the Serie A so far, according to reports in England.

His contract is due to expire in June 2020 and Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is said to be a great admirer of the the 21-year-old.

The Italy international will reportedly snub interest from Chelsea should the Blues come back to land him to Stamford Bridge in January.

Anyway, Chelsea are reportedly lining up a stunning £49m bid.

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, walking through the mixed zone after the game against Manchester United, told Nemanja Matic’s daughter: “Your dad is very good!”.

The 28-year-old midfielder played the whole game alongside N’Golo Kante in the Blues 4-0 win over Red Devils yesterday.

Journalist Paul Brown has revealed this particular circumstance.

Matic, speaking after the game, said: “You know sometimes you need to lose the game to wake up. The Arsenal game was a wake-up call for us”.

“We knew that we had to do better, to want more, and we did that”.


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Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva has revealed he wants to stay put at Parc des Princes despite several rumors linked him with a move to Chelsea.

Of course transfer talks are on – he said – when your contract is close to expiring date, and you hear about Thiago being willing to return to Italy, or go to England, but I really want to sign a new contract for PSG, and bring my career here on”.

Thiago Silva is contracted with the French giants until June 2017.


“Now I just need to meet our chairman, and find the best solution possible, together with him. We started talks related to that last year, and now just need to reprise them“.

Also Juventus and Barcelona are said to be keeping tabs on the 32-year-old Brazilian.


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Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah will put the pen to paper on a new and improved deal to stay put at Stamford Bridge, according to reports in SkySports.

Manager Antonio Conte is said to be keen on offering him a contract extension following the brilliant start to the season of the 21-year-old.

Chalobah made his debut in the EFL Cup against Leicester last month after spendind last season on loan at Serie A side Napoli.

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Former Tottenham striker Gary Lineker wanted to share his feelings during Manchester United loss to Chelsea yesterday posting some match reactions on his official Twitter account.

Lineker claimed he was really impressed by N’Golo Kante‘s performance, especially following the Frenchman’s goal that secured Chelsea an easy and brilliant 4-0 win.

“Pogba cost £60m more than Kante” he stated.



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Gary Cahill with Thierry Henry

SkySport pundit Thierry Henry revealed that Gary Cahill‘s goal remindeded him of former Chelsea star William Gallas.

“That’s a William Gallas goal, – the Frenchman claimed – William Gallas used to get six goals a season just standing there like that standing in the centre. Yes, he got lucky but if he wasn’t there, he doesn’t score.”

The 30-year-old featured nine times in Premier League so far.



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