Exclusive: Chelsea turned down two chances to bid for Thomas Partey, but are still watching €50m midfielder

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Chelsea set to lose another loanee to a permanent transfer

Bristol City have completed the signing of Chelsea defender Tomas Kalas.

Chelsea to demand £30m for in-form defender

The BBC’s Phil McNulty is reporting that Everton are keen to sign Kurt Zouma, the defender who was on loan from Chelsea last season.

Maurizio Sarri insults Chelsea’s history in latest media blunder

Maurizio Sarri is barely out of the door at Chelsea, and already he’s taking what appear to be parting shots at us from a distance.

Why Chelsea fans must trust Lampard over battle between big new signing and talented youth star for midfield minutes

It was confirmed today that Chelsea had agreed a deal with Real Madrid to sign Mateo Kovacic permanently, despite the transfer ban affecting the club.

Bayern start summer assault with fresh bid for Callum Hudson-Odoi

Chelsea have rejected another offer for Callum Hudson-Odoi from Bayern Munich, according to The Daily Mirror.

“Benefits everyone” or “can’t offer anything offensively” – Some Chelsea fans on Twitter split over Kovacic signing

Chelsea are about to sign Mateo Kovacic permanently for a fee of around 40m pounds, and that's a decision that has split our fanbase down the middle.

Chelsea talent signed by Championship contenders

Chelsea left back Jay DaSilva has been signed by Bristol City permanently, following a successful loan last season, the club confirmed today.

The first hard decision Frank Lampard has to make

Frank Lampard is going to be rushed for time when it comes to Mateo Kovacic.

New European manager already talking up Frank Lampard

On the same day that Derby announced that Chelsea had been given permission to speak to Frank Lampard about the former Blue returning to his old club to become the manager, a similar scene was playing out across the Channel.

Sarri explains why “7 or 8” players didn’t help him at Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri was unveiled at Juventus today, and in his introductory press conference he was asked several questions about his time and Chelsea and how it had gone

Worrying Rudiger injury news means Chelsea squad stretched before season even starts

Reports from Telegraph writer Matt Law today claim that Antonio Rudiger’s injury problem may be managed into next season. The former Roma man is apparently hesitant to rush back 

Marcos Alonso confirmed to be in Madrid as transfer speculation intensifies

There are no shortage of famous football people in Madrid at the moment. On the way from my flat to dinner I saw Gary Lineker and Steve Nichol, and on the way home I saw Marcos Alonso. That's what happens when the Champions League final is in town.

3 Positives from Chelsea’s confident win over Fulham

Chelsea beat Fulham 2-0 at the weekend, and there were lots of positives to take from the game. We've picked out three of them here:

The knee-jerk team Sarri should play against Fulham, with Eden Hazard and RLC in a front two

We all saw how badly Chelsea's team did against Spurs last Saturday, and going by some of the comments after the game, Maurizio Sarri needs to make some serious changes to the lineup.

Why mixed feelings over Marcos Alonso show how peculiar modern football fandom is

Marcos Alonso has just signed a new deal with Chelsea, which will keep him at the club until 2023 if he stays till its end.

“We’re going to Stamford Bridge to play for a draw” – Manchester United afraid of Blues as tables turn in great rivalry once again.

Chelsea face Manchester United at Stamford Bridge tomorrow at lunchtime, and as always for a big game we wanted some information from the other side, so we got Dale O'Donnell to answer a few questions for us about how the Red Devils come into this game.

Ten reasons that Chelsea have waited until now to start negotiating Eden Hazard’s contract

Kristof Terreur is about as well connected as you can get - certainly as well connected as you'd want to be - when it comes to Belgian players in the Premier League.

The goals flow for Eden Hazard and the stats show why

In 2011/2012, the season before he came to Chelsea, Eden Hazard scored 20 goals and picked up 16 assists in Ligue 1 for Lille. He has never come close to that total since.