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Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has accepted to be sent on loan on one condition, according to Squawka.

The Spaniard is reportedly eager to get more playing time but would be open to switch only for an European top team.

The Blues‘ star has a £220,000-a-week wages but is struggling with first team football as he faces competition from N’Golo Kante and Nemanja Matic in midfieldThe former Barcelona star is being heavily linked with a move to AC Milan, with West Ham and Seville reportedly keeping tabs on the 29-year-old.

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Santos midfielder Thiago Maia has revealed that he would prefer to join Paris Saint-Germain instead of Barcelona or Real Madrid.

It is understood also Chelsea targeted 2016 Olympic gold medallist Maia, who told ESPN Brasil: “A lot of players say they want to play for Real Madrid or Barcelona but I identify myself with PSG”.

“Contact? Not yet but I hope it happens one day. As I said, I identify myself with PSG and I have friends there”.

The 19-year-old added: “Marquinhos has told me what the club is like. It is clear he is happy there”.

“If I go there one day, I will be very happy. I am leaving my future in the hands of my mother and my manager though.”

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Chinese Super League giants Guangzhou Evergrande are set to offer Chelsea captain John Terry a huge contract offer in a near future, according to reports in BBC and the Daily Mail.


The 35-year-old will reportedly be offered £8m a year to play in China, where he is an ambassador for the Chinese club managed by Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Terry’s contract runs until next summer and some reports suggested a possible retirement from football at the end of his 22nd season at Stamford Bridge.


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Former Chelsea star Kevin De Bruyne told FourFourTwo that he do not regret any of his choices, not even his decision to join the Blues from from Genk in 2012.

The Belgium international revealed: “I wanted to start a new chapter – not be loaned out and come back to the exact same situation,”

“It was a really smart move on my part. But of all the choices I have made in my career, – De Bruyne added – I don’t regret one of them – even going to Chelsea. It didn’t work out. I wanted to play football; I didn’t; so I left.”

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Chelsea midfielder Marco Van Ginkel has revealed that he is still unsure over the possibility to come back to Eredivisie for another loan spell after spending six months on loan at PSV Eindhoven last season.

He told VI: “Whether that’s on the agenda, I don’t know.

Then he added: “PSV have quite a lot of midfielders at the moment and at the moment I am not thinking about the winter window. I first want to be completely fit again”.

“Of course I would be lying that I have forgotten about it; it was a great half-a-season for me and PSV.”

Van Ginkel scored 8 goals in 16 appearances with the Dutch side.

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte told Sky Sport Italia journalist Paolo Condò that Blues‘ owner Roman Abramovich is a “demanding boss”, anyway he believes that the Russian is a great admirer of tactical systems and new ideas.

The Italian boss said: “He’s a very demanding employer but a great football enthusiast.

“Mr Abramovich is an employer and owner who has great passion for football. He wants to know and understand your ideas.

“He went to Austria to follow our training sessions. He comes to Cobham to spend time with us and watch the videos I show to my players, because he really wants to understand. I think this is wonderful.”

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Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic is determined to stay put at Stamford Bridge despite several rumors linked the Serbia international with a move to West Ham and Crystal Palace in a near future, according to the Evening Standard.

The 32-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season but reportedly wants to persuade new manager Antonio Conte that he can play a key role in the Blues‘ hopes for the title.

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Chelsea have decided to let midfielder Cesc Fabregas leave on loan in January, according to reports in The Times.

It is understood manager Antonio Conte prefers to play N’Golo Kante alongside Nemanja Matic in that position, then the Spaniard could try a new experience in order to get more game time.

Fabregas has been recently linked with a move to AC Milan and now the deal could reportedly have success on a season-long loan, unless ‘a sizeable offer for a is received’ for a permanent move.

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Newcastle United defender Jamaal Lascelles has been targete by Chelsea, according to reports in the Nottingham Post.

The Blues are said to be lining up a stunning £18m move to land the 22-year-old to Stamford Bridge when the transfer market window reopens in January.

The former Nottingham Forest youngster is impressing in the Championship having featured 15 times with the Magpies so far.

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Chelsea development squad will face Everton this evening (7.05pm BST) in the Premier League matchday 10.

Adi Viveash’s side are currently 7th on the league table still with a game in hand, having reached only 2 wins in 8 games so far.

Defender Kourt Zouma made his return to the pitch with the squad last time out, when the Blues dropped out home points against Derby County in a brilliant 2-2.

Everton are impressing in the season so far and they will reach the top of the table if they win tonight against Chelsea.

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