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‘If you leave you are dead to me’ – Chelsea fans are terrified Eden Hazard could leave the Premier League to join Real Madrid

‘If you leave you are dead to me’ – Chelsea fans are terrified Eden Hazard could leave the Premier League to join Real Madrid

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FEELING BLUE The Belgium captain admitted 'it might be time to try something different' after the game against England Eden Hazard admitted he could leave Chelsea this summer, and Blues fans have reacted furiously. Speaking after the 2-0 World Cup win over England, Hazard admitted ‘it might be time to discover something different’ after six years at Stamford Bridge. Hazard secured Belgium’s best ever World Cup finish on Saturday Ever since Cristiano Ronaldo left the Bernabeu to join Juventus, speculation has been rife as to who could replace the Portuguese superstar. It seems Hazard is top of the list and, if the 27-year-old’s comments are anything to go by, a deal could be done this summer. Speaking to B...
Chelsea and England defender Gary Cahill hints he will retire from international football after World Cup

Chelsea and England defender Gary Cahill hints he will retire from international football after World Cup

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last hurrah The 32-year-old is desperate to play in the third-place play-off against Belgium on Saturday Gary Cahill will hold talks with England manager Gareth Southgate over whether he should end his international career. The Chelsea defender is desperate to face Belgium in the third-place play-off on Saturday because it could be his last game for the Three Lions. Cahill could play his last England match on Saturday Cahill, 32, has lost his place to Harry Maguire and featured just once in Russia. He said: “It is a good conversation for me to have with the manager in the coming month or so. “Any time I get an opportunity to play for England, I want to do that. I can finish my England career knowing that I have played every possib...
Chelsea transfer news: Maurizio Sarri has Inter star Matias Vecino at top of his summer wish list

Chelsea transfer news: Maurizio Sarri has Inter star Matias Vecino at top of his summer wish list

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wishing for vecino The incoming Chelsea manager worked with Vecino while the pair were at Empoli in 2014/15 Maurizio Sarri wants to make Matias Vecino one of his first signings as Chelsea manager, according to reports. Sarri is set to be named as Antonio Conte’s replacement in the coming weeks, and he is reportedly already drawing up a list of players he wants to bring to Stamford Bridge this summer. Vecino has starred for Uruguay at the World Cup And, according to Calcio Mercato, Internazionale’s Vecino is at the top of the wish list Sarri will deliver to Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich. Vecino, 26, is currently starring for Uruguay at the World Cup, helping the South Americans into the quarter-finals of the Russia-hosted tourname...
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich 'eligible to be Israeli citizen'

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich 'eligible to be Israeli citizen'

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The Russian-Jewish billionaire owner of Chelsea football club, Roman Abramovich, has flown to Tel Aviv after being found eligible for Israeli citizenship.Immigration officials told the BBC that he was interviewed last week at the Israeli embassy in Moscow. He has faced delays in renewing his UK visa.His spokesman would not comment on reports citizenship had been granted. Mr Abramovich, 51, would be the richest person in Israel.His UK investor visa reportedly expired some weeks ago but the British government has refused to comment on his individual case.The delay in issuing him a new one comes amid increased diplomatic tensions between London and Moscow after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in southern England. ...
Thibaut Courtois hesitant to commit future to Chelsea, wants board to spend big

Thibaut Courtois hesitant to commit future to Chelsea, wants board to spend big

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Could Courtois be off to Madrid? Sunday, May 20, 2018 Thibaut Courtois may not know where his or manager Antonio Conte's future lies, but the goalkeeper is sure that Chelsea need to spend big to compete in the Premier League next season. Eden Hazard's first-half penalty saw the west Londoners beat Manchester United 1-0 to lift the FA Cup on Saturday evening at Wembley. It was the best moment in a frustrating season as Chelsea failed to build on last season's league triumph, with a tepid title defence underpinned by background tension that leaves many speculating Conte will soon leave. Courtois is not sure where the Italian's future lies - "Whatever he or the club decides, they will know what they do," the goalkeeper said - nor does he kn...