Chelsea

7:55 AM ET Chelsea are risking losing Antonio Rudiger on a free transfer next summer as they refuse to meet his demands over a new contract, sources have told ESPN. The 28-year-old has entered the final year of his existing deal at Stamford Bridge and there has been little progress in talks over an extension
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4:51 PM ET Champions League holders Chelsea got their new campaign off to a winning start as they beat Zenit St Petersburg 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday thanks to Romelu Lukaku‘s goal. Thomas Tuchel’s side struggled to break down the Russian champions in their first Champions League match since beating Manchester City in last
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9:22 AM ET Thomas Tuchel said Christian Pulisic returned to Chelsea this week on crutches, but the manager expects the winger to be sidelined for only around 10 days. Pulisic limped out of the United States‘ 4-1 World Cup qualifying win over Honduras on Wednesday after 62 minutes having initially tried to play on with
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6:46 PM ET James OlleySenior Writer, ESPN FC Close Follow on Twitter Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email Chelsea have completed a deal to sign Saul Niguez from Atletico Madrid on loan for the season, the two clubs announced on Tuesday. Sources have told ESPN the deal contains an option to buy next summer for
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12:08 PM ET This weekend saw Lionel Messi play for a new club (weird), Manchester United flatter to deceive (not weird), Juventus struggle without the United-bound Cristiano Ronaldo (not his fault) and Arsenal learn more humbling lessons, this time against Manchester City. (We expected that, right?) There were big wins for Barcelona, Real Madrid and
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4:32 PM ET West Ham United have signed France defender Kurt Zouma from Chelsea on a four-year contract, the two Premier League clubs announced on Saturday. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed but British media reported that West Ham would pay about £25 million ($34.42 million) for the 26-year-old centre back. With Zouma’s
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6:00 PM ET Liverpool have condemned supporters who sang anti-gay chants targeting opponents Chelsea during Saturday’s 1-1 Premier League draw at Anfield. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– ESPN+ viewers’ guide: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, FA Cup, more The latest incidents follow Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp’s criticism of the club’s fans for chants
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2:25 PM ET Ten-man Chelsea survived a strong second half from Liverpool to leave Anfield with a point on Saturday, securing a 1-1 draw despite Reece James being sent off. Kai Havertz had opened the scoring for Thomas Tuchel’s side before Mohamed Salah converted a penalty towards the end of the first half. – Stream
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7:19 AM ET Chelsea are hopeful of completing a deal worth in the region of €50 million for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde as defender Kurt Zouma closes on a move to West Ham United from Stamford Bridge, sources have told ESPN. Talks with Sevilla over Kounde have been ongoing for some time but Chelsea needed
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11:00 AM ET Alex Kirkland Rodrigo Faez Chelsea are in talks with Atletico Madrid over the signing of Saul Niguez on a season-long loan with an option to buy, sources have told ESPN. Manchester United also asked about the midfielder earlier this month and remain interested, sources said, but have not yet been able to
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