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Chelsea have extended its partnership with Delta Air Lines for another three years, meaning the airline will remain the club’s Official Global Airline Partner.

Delta became a partner of the club in 2012 and since that time their cooperation has grown significantly.
Chelsea Managing Director Christian Purslow said:

“We are delighted to be entering into a new phase of our partnership with Delta Air Lines.”

“Over the next three years we look forward to Delta continuing to help us tell Chelsea’s story all over the world, particularly in their home market in America, where they are such an established and recognised presence.”

Perry Cantarutti, Delta’s Senior Vice President in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, also added:

“Chelsea Football Club and Delta are both winning brands and since the partnership began three years ago, both have gone from strength to strength.”

“We look forward to another three great years and to working with the club in promoting their activities in the United States.”

Delta are synonymous with sport in the United States, being partners of American football, basketball and hockey teams.

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According to Daily Mirror, Charlie Austin has been warned off a move to Chelsea. And the person who gave him this ridiculous advice was the former QPR and Tottenham coach Harry Redknapp.

Harry Redknapp is strongly convinced that if Charlie Austin will join Chelsea he will be sentenced on bench for nearly whole the season. Former Tottenham coach has no doubts that at the moment, nobody is able to replace Diego Costa.
Charlie Austin since some weeks has been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea. However, Harry Redknapp advises him to join Newcastle instead of the Blues.
He told Daily Mirror:

“A move to Newcastle would be the best one for Charlie Austin.”

“He’s rumoured to be on Chelsea’s radar as well but no disrespect to him he won’t make their starting line-up. They only play one up front and he’s not going to replace Diego Costa.”

“He’s 25 and he’s scored some good goals and I think Newcastle would be a good move for him and a good challenge.”

“He’s a good lad and knows Steve McClaren from when Steve was at QPR and I reckon he’ll do well at Newcastle.”

Well, nobody has a doubt that Austin will not replace Diego Costa but he would be able to learn from the best if he will decide to join the Blues.

 

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MOHAMED SALAH

Today’s meeting between Mohamed Salah and Fiorentina directors has been cancelled due to travel issues. Italian sources claim that the meeting will not take place earlier than Thursday or Friday.

The final meeting was scheduled for today at at 18.00 UK time but according to the latest news, the summit between Fiorentina and Mohamed Salah will not take place until Thursday. Everything due to travel issues.

 

 

 

 

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Chelsea starlet Nathaniel Chalobah is convinced that, together with Ruben Loftus-Cheek,Dominic Solanke and the other young players the Blues are able to replicate Manchester United’s famous ‘Class of 92′.

David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs,  Nicky Butt and the Neville brothers were part of so-called ”Class of 92”. All of them started their career in Manchester’s United Youth Club and for all of them a list of the countless trophies begins with the 1992 FA Youth Cup-winning. Only then came the time for success in the senior league.

Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah is convinced that Chelsea Youth Club Chelsea is able to create their own ,,Class of 92”. Chelsea starlets reached the final of FA Youth Cup for the last four seasons – winning on three occasions.  That is why young player has the right to look to the future ambitiously.

Chalobah told the Telegraph :

“I have seen Ruben play this season and I am honestly so proud. It is so good to see players coming through and to see the likes of Dom Solanke and Izzy Brown.

“You look at that and say ‘Wow, it is possible’. I am so chuffed for Ruben and so happy for him that he had a chance to play. Next year I hope he kicks on.”

“It’s a big club and United are a big club as well and if they were able to do that I don’t see why Chelsea couldn’t. It’s about the right timing, being in the right place and getting the opportunity.”

Due to the fact that Chalobah since his arrival to Chelsea senior team in 2012 he was always loaned out he was asked about his future plans. He said :

“I’ve spoken to my people and Chelsea. I am not too sure what is happening yet. I’m trying to focus on this tournament, do my level best to get this out of the way and then obviously focus on that. I have told people not to tell me about rumours.”

“Definitely. I’ve been there for 10 years now. I’d love to say I came through and played however-many games as a Chelsea player. It is still important to be learning, still important to be playing games. I have been doing that the last few years so I can’t really complain too much.”

He was asked if he regrets that he still didnt make a debut for Chelsea but the young player assured that he doesn’t hold anything against Mourinho.

“I have nothing bad to say about the manager,”

“It is all about opportunities and I respect his decisions. He sees it out there every day and he has decided where he stands. For me it is about trying to improve as much as I can and trying to kick on.”

“It can be difficult at times. You do have difficult steps along the way. I have been on loan at Burnley and didn’t play as much as I would have wanted to but I take a lot of experience out of that … you open your eyes to a lot of things.”

“You learn to deal with going away and stuff like that. I can’t complain.”

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Antalyaspor’s President Gültekin Gencer has confirmed the transfer of Samuel Eto’o. Former Chelsea striker arrived today to Turkey to sign a contract.

Samuel Eto will sign a three-year-deal with Antalyaspor where he will earn €3 million per season. 34-year-old player arrived today in Turkey on private jet along with the club President. According to the Turkish media he was enthusiastically greeted at the airport.

Antalyaspor got promoted to the Turkish league and now its owner intends to sign as much experienced players as it is possible.  Eto’o is still under contract with Sampdoria but according to the latest informations the clubs are close to reach an agreement on this issue. The Turkish club made some comment about it on their Facebook page :

“There are still some problems relating to the player’s image rights in Italy, but we will resolve them as soon as possible.”

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Cesc Fabregas decided to share with her fans a couple of photos from his holidays. On the photos from Instagram we can see that he’s enjoying the time with his friends and family.

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According to Daily Mail, Chelsea have opened talks with their midfielder Ramires over his new contract. His current deal expires in 2017 but Jose Mourinho wants to be sure that the player will not leave Stamford Bridge in the coming years.

Ramires joined Chelsea in 2010 from Benfica and from the very beginning is the pillar of the team. On August 2010 Brazilian had his debut for the Blues against Stoke City. Since then, he played in 147 games, scoring 15 goals.

His current wage is £65,000 a week, but as Jose Mourinho seems to be really keen on prolongation of the contract with Ramires, he may be offer new, better conditions.

What is worth to remember, Ramires was handed the number 7 shirt, previously worn by the Blues legendary Ukrainian international Andriy Shevchenko.

 

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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has disapproves once again of the way Jose Mourinho conducts himself, saying that the Chelsea boss takes all the glory for his team’s success. 

Pellegrini, who lost his Premiership title to Mourinho last season as Chelsea won the league by leading August until May, was critical of the Portuguese last season and his style of football found himself failing in the mind games that are typical in the Premiership title race.

The Chilean is under pressure after Man City let go of the title so easily, and he probably would be replaced had Jurgen Klopp or Carlo Ancelotti, who both left Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid respectively at the end of last season, opted to take seasons off.

Speaking to Chilean newspaper El Mercurio, Pellegrini said this:

“When he wins, Mourinho wants to take credit for everything. I don’t do that. When I won the Premier League, I didn’t say a word.

“I don’t have any problem with him, he’s not my enemy and there isn’t any conflict with him but I differ from Mourinho on all fronts. I have no interest in analysing him as a person.”

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MOHAMED SALAH

The future of Chelsea winger Mohammed Salah will become known today as Fiorentina meet the Egypt international’s representatives, according to reports in Italy. 

Salah spent the second half of last season on loan at the Serie A club after Juan Cuadrado went the other way. Fiorentina want to make the deal permanent and could do for €16 million, but the former Basel winger prefers a move to Inter Milan, who are also interested but unwilling to pay such a high price. The fee for Salah will increase to €20 million should Fiorentina turn down the chance to sign him.

ChelseaNews24  have reported this morning that Chelsea might reject any deal from Fiorentina or Inter and use Salah as a way of persuading Atletico Madrid to sell Antoine Griezmann. Salah’s Chelsea career is certainly over and it appears that his future will become a lot clearer by the end of today.

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ASMIR BEGOVIC

Chelsea will have to pay £8 million and make Victor Moses’ loan to Stoke City permanent in order to bring in goalkeeper Asmir Begovic as replacement for Petr Cech.

Cech, 33, will join Arsenal for £11 million subject to a medical and the transfer could go through as soon as the end of the week. ChelseaNews24 reported on the 17th June that Chelsea were not willing to let Cech go until a suitable replacement had been found.

The Premiership champions have earmarked Stoke City ‘keeper Begovic to be that replacement but have as of yet been unable to agree a price with the Potters. There is the possibility that the Bosnia and Hezogovina international could reject any move to Stamford Bridge due to a lack of playing time- Thibaus Courtois is unlikely to be pushed out as Chelsea’s first choice goalkeeper any time soon. Begovic did indeed turn down a move to Chelsea in 2010 for similar reasons.

Stoke City have put a price of £8 million on Begovic and want Victor Moses, who spent last season on loan at the Britannia Stadium, having done the same at Liverpool the season before, to be made permanent free of charge.

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