Eden Hazard's potential transfer to Real Madrid never really took over the news this summer.
Tiemoue Bakayoko's agent has firmly denied the rumours that circulated last week that his client was going to be returning to Chelsea in January.
There were whispers across Europe yesterday that Eden Hazard is close to signing a new contract that got plenty of Chelsea fans hopes up. Sadly we've been digesting these clues overnight, and we don't think there's much to them.
I've cried plenty of times after a goal in a Europa League game, but it's usually when the Cypriot cup winners score a late equaliser against Rapid Vienna to ruin my accumulator or something similar, and it at least takes place in my living room.
Chelsea face Manchester United in the Premier League weekend on Saturday, and plenty of Blues fans will be hammering their Betway promo code to make some money - why? Because we know exactly what's coming.
Chelsea and Manchester United face off on Saturday in a game that is tantalisingly placed just after the international break to keep our mouths watering.
Chelsea fans still have a few days to wait until they get to see their team back in action, but excitement is already brimming over.
Manchester United are in a weird moment.
This red hot form has lead to transfer links all over, inevitably, and Chelsea's ongoing need for a new striker has them from and centre of most people's lists.
Just like with Fernando Torres, we're all wishing for a turnaround for Alvaro and we'll cheer it when it comes. He just can't expect and special treatment before then.
Ryan Sessegnon has been one of the most wanted English youngsters in the game since he made his first team debut two years ago as a fresh faced 16 year old.
ESPN are reporting that Ruben Loftus-Cheek could leave Chelsea on loan, but won't be sold.
After Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho, it's no surprise that the Chelsea board wanted someone a little more pliable as their new man in charge - and it looks like they've found him.
Chelsea have been linked with a strong interest in Sandro Tonali, an 18 prospect from Italy.
It's the international break, a couple of weeks where we have no club football to entertain us, but do have players heading back to give surprisingly honest interviews with the media in their home countries.
Chelsea have a great team spirit in the camp at the moment after a bright start under Maurizio Sarri, and that's only going to improve.
The Telegraph are today reporting interest from Manchester United and Tottenham in Nathan Ake, a Bournemouth player.
Nat Chalobah came on as a late substitute for England against Spain, a reminder to the footballing world that he still exists.
Ross Barkley carried on his good form from Chelsea straight to the England squad, and he was pivotal as England won a sensational 3-2 victory in Seville.
Chelsea youngster Jake Clarke-Salter has given an exclusive interview with the Guardian which has some really interesting quotes about his past, present and future.