Author: Oluwole

The creation of sports content, in general, gives me great delight, and I have a great deal of affection for Chelsea football club as a long-time die-hard supporter. I am a terrific storyteller with a creative mind, and my mantra is to make the most of whatever is presented in front of me while maintaining a high level of professionalism and enthusiasm throughout the process.

Chelsea could take their summer spending to astronomical new heights if they follow up a deal for Wesley Fofana with two more signings. Raheem Sterling, Marc Cucurella and Kalidou Koulibaly have already arrived at Stamford Bridge for relatively steep prices while Carney Chukwuemeka and Gabriel Slonina have come in as stars for the future. They’ve now turned their attentions to Wesley Fofana, despite Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers insisting Chelsea’s last two bids haven’t come close to the club’s valuation. “We’re not looking to sell. Naturally, if there’s interest from other clubs, that is looked at by the club,” Rodgers said.…

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Chelsea are reportedly drawing close to signing Leicester City star Wesley Fofana as their next summer signing. After weeks of intense transfer speculation, the Blues may finally see light at the end of the tunnel. According to French outlet Media Foot, Chelsea are now actually close to wrapping up a deal to sign Leicester defender Fofana. It is understood that the two Premier League clubs are now ironing out the final few details for the 21-year-old’s transfer, which could reach a total package of €100million (£84.5million) with various bonuses. Chelsea close to signing Fofana Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers, who previously…

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CalcioMercatoWeb have claimed that Chelsea’s offer for rumoured Tottenham target Nicolo Zaniolo has been turned down by AS Roma. Over the last few weeks, Tottenham have been heavily linked with a move for Zaniolo, with reports indicating that Antonio Conte is ‘crazy’ about signing the 23-year-old (CalcioMercato). However, over the last couple of days, it has emerged that Spurs are likely to miss out on the winger. Corriere dello Sport revealed on Wednesday that Jose Mourinho had convinced the Italy international to remain at the Stadio Olimpico for one more season while The Evening Standard claimed on Thursday that Roma…

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Chelsea are ‘close to completing’ a deal for Leicester City defender Wesley Fofana, with the two clubs discussing the final details of the move. That’s according to Media Foot, who provide their own information on the defender’s potential move to Stamford Bridge today. They say Chelsea are ‘close’ to finalising a deal for the Leicester City star, having been in ‘active’ negotiations with their counterparts at the King Power Stadium for the past two weeks. Despite facing a brick wall, first proposing a deal exceeding €70m and then €85m, Chelsea were never put off, though, and they are now close…

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Here’s your latest Chelsea transfer rumour roundup on Friday, August 12. Frenkie de Jong boost Chelsea have been handed a potential boost in their pursuit of Frenkie de Jong this summer as the Blues look to continue strengthening their squad. According to CBS Sports journalist Ben Jacobs, Barcelona have submitted an ultimatum to the Netherlands international that he must take a pay cut or leave the club, with the desire for an immediate response on his decision. Should he refuse to take such a slash to his wages, as he has done so previously, it could see the Blues finally…

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Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea will make a second bid for Arsenal target and Inter Milan midfielder Cesare Casadei in the summer transfer window, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. CHELSEA TO MAKE NEW BID FOR ARSENAL TARGET CESARE CASADEI La Gazzetta dello Sport have reported that Chelsea have had an initial bid of €8 million (£6.76 million) for Casadei turned down last week. The former Premier League and UEFA Champions League winners now plan to make a second and improved offer of €10 million (£8.45 million). However, according to the report, former Serie A winners Inter want at least €15 million…

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According to an Italian source Calcio Mercato Web (h/t Football.London), Chelsea are ready to make a move for Nicolo Zaniolo by offering Christian Pulisic to AS Roma in a straight player-swap deal. Blues’ London rivals Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a move for the player during this transfer window, but that has once been rejected by the Italian side. Now, Chelsea are looking to blow Spurs out of the water with this sensational player-swap deal for Jose Mourinho’s Roma. After an underwhelming season last time around, where he scored eight goals and provided five assists in 38 appearances in…

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Chelsea are reportedly getting ready to make their move for Barcelona forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. According to the Daily Mail, the Blues are now poised to make an offer in their attempt to sign the 33-year-old star this summer. The report explains Thomas Tuchel’s side will progress the Aubameyang interest by submitting a bid, with talks now set to continue during the next 48 hours. It’s unclear on how much Barcelona will demand for the striker, who joined them on a three-and-a-half-year deal back in January. A recent report suggests Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is a main driver in his club’s…

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Chelsea and Manchester United are considering a bid to sign Josip Juranovic ahead of the close of the transfer window after his impressive first season in Glasgow, according to a report. The Croatian defender was excellent during his first campaign and is now being chased by the English Premier League duo, although Celtic are yet to receive any official contact from either side. The Daily Mail report that Juranovic is on both club’s shortlist, with Chelsea still looking for a right back despite Cesar Azpilicueta signing a new contract. The veteran was expected to move to Barcelona but he decided…

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Chelsea are getting “closer and closer” to meeting Leicester‘s valuation for Wesley Fofana, according to journalist Simon Phillips. The Blues have made the £36m-rated ace their top centre-back target this summer as Thomas Tuchel looks to fill the void left by departed pair Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen. What’s the latest news involving Fofana? According to Sky Sports, Chelsea are preparing to launch a third bid for Fofana after their opening two offers fell short of Leicester’s £85m asking price. The report claims that Brendan Rodgers’ side want to keep the promising defender, who only signed a contract extension back…

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