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 […]

Bertrand linked with Reds move

Liverpool are plotting to bid £8m for Ryan Bertrand when the transfer window reopens, the Metro understands. Reds’ manager Brendan Rodgers is keen on bringing in cover for Jose Enrique, who is side-lined until February after undergoing knee surgery. Bertrand has played just sixty-four minutes of Premier League football this season, with two other appearances […]

Torres wants hot streak

Fernando Torres is keen to continue his goal-scoring run after his midweek brace in Europe, the Mirror understands. The Spain international got his third and fourth goals of the season in the 3-0 win in Schalke on Tuesday evening, but is yet to score in the Premier League despite featuring in all but two of […]

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 […]