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Chelsea are confident that Tammy Abraham can improve a lot during his loan spell at Bristol City, according to reports in England.

The striker, who picked up 16 appearances scoring 11 goals on loan at Bristol City, told The Sun: “The messages that I’ve got from them have just been really positive – but I’ve been getting advice on key areas that I can improve on too.

“That’s what I try to do, keep going and improving. And luckily that’s what I’ve been doing and showing people what I’m capable of doing.”

It is understood manager Antonio Conte was considering to recall the youngster to strengthen Chelsea’s attack, which can currently count on just Diego Costa and Michy Batshuayi.

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AC Milan manager Vincenzo Montella has confirmed that Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas is not a January target even following the injury suffered by Riccardo Montolivo last week.

The Italian coach claimed the Spaniard is not the right player to replace him: “We are looking for a player who has the characteristics of Montolivo, who can also play in a midfield two, – Montella told Corriere della Sera – Fabregas? He doesn’t have those particular attributes”.

Anyway, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is not expected to be considering offloading the 29-year-old.



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Chelsea and Juventus are lining up a move to sign Real Madrid star Sergio Ramos when the transfer market window reopens in January, according to Diario Gol.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is reportedly considering to offload the 30-year-old, whose contract currently runs until June 2020.

Chelsea have been repeatedly linked with a move for Sergio Ramos recently following the appointment of Antonio Conte who is said to be a huge fan of the Real Madrid centre-back – as new manager.


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Chelsea loanee midfielder Mario Pasalic is not set to comeback to Stamford Bridge from Milan in January, the player’s representative has confirmed today.

His agent Vincenzo Cavaliere told Milannews.it: “From a physical point of view, he feels food and he’s really concentrated,” 

“He wants to win a place and he’s sure he will be able to help the team, Milan has always been his priority.”

The 21-year-old Croatia international joined the Rossoneri on a season-long loan from the Blues in August.

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Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham could could continue his loan spell at Bristol City until the end of the season as there’s not a recall clause included in the season-long deal with the Championship side, according to The Evening Standard.

The 19-year-old scored 11 games in 19 games so far and picked up a brace in his first start for England Under-21s last night.

It is understood manager Antonio Conte was considering to recall the youngster to strengthen Chelsea’s attack, which can currently count on just Diego Costa and Michy Batshuayi.

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Chelsea are lining up a January move to land AC Milan youngster goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma to Stamford Bridge, according to Il Corriere dello Sport.

It is understood new manager Antonio Conte has made both the 17-year-old and Alessio Romagnoli top targets to revamp the squad in a near future.

Anyway, Donnarumma’s ownership is currently esteemed around €170m by the Serie A side, which are also refusing every attempt made to sign Romagnoli earlier last summer.

The Italian starlet is under contract until June 2018, while the Rossoneri reportedly remain keen on Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas.

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Chelsea are still confident they can persuade AC Milan centre-back Alessio Romagnoli when the transfer market window opens in January, according to The Sun.

The 21-year-old’s ownership is reportedly esteemed around £50m and the Rossoneri will consider to accept the offer should be met the price-tag.

“The fact there was an offer was pleasing – Romagnoli recently revealed – but I am even more gratified by the fact Milan said no,”


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Atletico Madrid are confident that starlet Yannick Carrasco will stay put at the Vicente Calderòn despite Chelsea are said to be very keen on bidding for the Belgium international, according to the Mirror.

The 23-year-old’s ownership is currently esteemed £35m, which is the buy-out clause in his contract, while the current deal expires in 2020.

It is understood boss Antonio Conte’s priority is still the Blues’ defence, anyway the Belgium international signing would represent an important key to revamp Chelsea attack.

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Chelsea winger Willian has confirmed his commitment to the Blues despite several rumours linking him with a move to Paris Saint-Germain earlier last summer.

“I read some things in the press on this topic but personally, I never received a concrete offer from PSG. – the Brazil international told France Football – My family feels good in London and I love the Premier League, which is the best in the world,”  

“I am growing in a team that plays beautiful football, something which is important in my eyes. For all of these reasons, I intend to see out my contract and perhaps even extend it a little further if the club offers me the chance.” 

“It would be a privilege to finish my career at a club as big as Chelsea” Willian ended.

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Chelsea youngster loanee Islam Feruz started his youth career with Celtic before joining Chelsea in 2011 after rejecting a professional contract with the Scottish giants.

The former Hibernian midfielder spent the last two seasons in Greece, England and Scotland on loan from the Blues.

The 21-year-old told the Daily Mail: “I’m not going into every detail but if I could turn the clock back then I would definitely have stayed at Celtic for longer,” 

“That would have given me more experience and a better chance of playing first-team football”.

Feruz is currently spending the season on loan at Belgian Pro League side Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz.

“Listen, I had my head turned at 15 years of age. I didn’t realise there was money involved in football. I just played football for the love of the game”.

“There is no doubting my ability as a footballer. I’m only 21. What I have to do is show everyone that I have matured. There are many things in my life I’d do differently. Yes, I’ve done things I’m not proud of”.

Then Chelsea youngster added: “The only thing that keeps you happy is playing football. I am wiser and doing things differently.”


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