Blues closing in on Matic

The Mail Online understands that Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal that will see Benfica midfielder Nemanja Matic return to Stamford Bridge, two-and-a-half years after he moved in the opposite direction. The 25 year old was initially used as a makeweight in David Luiz’s transfer to Chelsea, and now looks set to return to […]

Luiz rejected Barcelona offer

Chelsea defender David Luiz has revealed that he turned down a move to Barcelona during the recently closed transfer window, according to the Express. The Brazil international was linked with a move to the Nou Camp all summer, and he himself has confirmed that their interest was backed up by an official approach which he […]

Blues considering £5m Eto’o swoop

Chelsea may be able to sign Anzhi Makhachkala’s Samuel Eto’o for as little as £5m, the Guardian understands. Jose Mourinho has been searching for a new striker all summer, but looks increasingly unlikely to secure a deal for Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney after seeing both of their bids for the England international knocked back. Eto’o […]