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newsfootball2 months ago

Not time to reflect for the summer and other solutions for Chelsea, admits Thomas Tuchel

In light of recent transfer rumours, Thomas Tuchel has asserted that now is not the time for Chelsea to be thinking about the summer but to try and help the players they have. The Blues are still unbeaten under the German but have struggled to score goals with just 11 in ten league games.
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newsfootball6 months ago

My playing time has to change or else I’ll have to make a decision, proclaims Olivier Giroud

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has admitted that he hopes his playing time at Stamford Bridge changes or else he will be forced to make a decision to leave in January. The Frenchman has struggled to get ahead of either Timo Werner or Tammy Abraham this season with just one start to his name.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Chelsea must do more to close gap between them, Manchester City and Liverpool, asserts Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard has confessed that Chelsea are still a work in progress despite all the changes the club has made over the last few years. The Blues were restricted by a transfer ban at the start of the season but have already started spending to improve with moves for Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech.
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newsfootballa year ago

Chelsea didn’t want to let me leave in January, reveals Olivier Giroud

France international Olivier Giroud wanted a move away for regular playing time but has revealed that Chelsea stopped him from leaving in January. The former Arsenal striker struggled to play with Frank Lampard opting to use either Tammy Abraham or Michy Batshuayi in the first half of the season.
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newsfootballa year ago

Chelsea blocked my move to Tottenham and Lazio in January, reveals Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud has revealed that Chelsea blocked his move to Tottenham in January with the North Londoners keen on a move for the striker. The former Arsenal forward has struggled to get game-time at Stamford Bridge this season but injuries has seen Frank Lampard’s stance on the Frenchman change.
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newsfootballa year ago

It's reality check for everyone individually at Chelsea, says Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard has opined that Chelsea were given a reality check at Stamford Bridge by Bayern Munich with the German giants walking away as 3-0 winners. Lampard, who was managing his first Champions League knockout tie, saw his side concede thrice and struggle to fight against the Bavarians.
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newsfootballa year ago

Chelsea can depend on me in any situation, proclaims Tammy Abraham

With Chelsea failing to bring in reinforcements over the winter, Blues’ forward Tammy Abraham has confessed that the club can and should depend on him for goals. The 21-year-old has flourished this season and is their top scorer but has struggled over the last few weeks with injuries playing a part.
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newsfootballa year ago

January 10 | European football transfer round-up

Day ten of winter window and it has not been fun for those watching but it seems that Crystal Palace have brought in Cenk Tosun. But there are rumours floating about with Marouane Fellaini on his way back to England, Leicester City eyeing a move for Moussa Wague and Liverpool in for a La Liga star.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Chelsea prepare cash plus player deal for Moussa Dembele

Chelsea are keen to bring Olympique Lyon’s Moussa Dembele before the end of January transfer window and are preparing a player plus cash deal for the striker. The Blues are reportedly offering £40 million and use Olivier Giroud as a makeweight, with the Frenchman wanting to leave Stamford Bridge.
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newsfootballa year ago

January 6 | European football transfer round-up

Day six in the transfer window and like most January windows, the rumours have gone out of hand. It seems Olivier Giroud wants a move to Crystal Palace more than he wants one to Europa League playing Inter Milan. Or even, that Arsenal would prefer signing Jerome Boateng over a fit center-back.
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