Van Ginkel out for 6-9 months

Chelsea midfielder Marco Van Ginkel looks set to miss the rest of the season, after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in Tuesday evening’s victory over Swindon Town. The Dutch international has played little under one hundred minutes over four appearances for the Blues so far this season –his first in English football, and it has

Barcelona considering Mata move

Barcelona are monitoring Juan Mata’s situation at Chelsea, following reports that the Spain international is unhappy at Stamford Bridge, the Daily Star understands. Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo claim that the two time Blues Player of the Year is uninterested with the limited role he is set to continue to play under Jose Mourinho. Having made

Mourniho blocked Ba move to Arsenal

Jose Mourinho has revealed that he blocked Demba Ba’s proposed move to Arsenal after the Gunners completed the signing of Germany international Mezut Ozil, the Metro understands. The Blues boss believes that by signing the midfielder, who he worked with for three years at the Bernabeu, the North London club have emerged as title contenders.

Guardiola denies Luiz interest

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has insisted that he is not considering a bid for Chelsea defender David Luiz, according to the Express. The former Barcelona boss, who lost his first competitive game in charge of the European Champions to Borussia Dortmund in the German Super Cup on Saturday, has said that he is happy