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 […]

Cole back for Blues

Chelsea will welcome Ashley Cole back to their starting line-up for this evening’s Champions League clash with Steaua Bucharest. The England left-back has not played for the Blues since last month’s defeat to Newcastle United, with Cesar Azpilicueta taking his place. Brazilian duo David Luiz and Oscar are both fit to play, so their only […]

Torres keen to step up

Fernando Torres has admitted that he needs to do more to justify his price tag, Sky Sorts understands. The Spain international has scored just 37 goals in 139 appearances since switching from Liverpool half-way through the 2010/11 campaign. He was the clubs to scorer last term with 23 goals, though he has just scored twice […]

Cole out of Montenegro clash

Ashley Cole is out of England’s World Cup Qualifier against Montenegro on Friday evening, Sky Sports understands. The 32 year old was substituted during Sunday’s win over Norwich City, and scans yesterday showed the seriousness of the rib injury that he has sustained means he will remain at Stamford Bridge to undergo treatment. Roy Hodgson’s […]

De Bruyne off on loan (again)

Most Blues fans will know little about Kevin De Bruyne, even though the midfielder signed for a hefty £7m in the recent January transfer window. The former Gent man has yet to make his debut for Chelsea and considering his inexperience, it has been decided to loan him out for a further campaign as he […]