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Kerim Frei arrived at BCFC six months ago billed as the man to lead Blues' ch... 20 Jul 2017 at 12:43pm

The 23-year-old Turk arrived at St Andrew's in January after being sourced by Blues' previous talent spotter Ewan Chester. The old regime were confident Frei was going to be a big hit but he didn't instantly fit the bill for struggling boss Gianfranco Zola.

Chelsea Transfer News: Andrea Belotti Reportedly Agrees Milan Terms, Top Rumours 19 Jul 2017 at 4:09am

According to Gianluca Di Marzio , the Rossoneri have already agreed personal terms with the Italy international, although no fee has been settled on with Torino as of yet. As noted in the report, the Blues have also been linked with Belotti, who has a a 100 million buyout figure in his contract that applies to overseas sides.

Conte signs new deal at Chelsea 18 Jul 2017 at 2:51pm

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has signed a new two-year contract at Chelsea after leading the club to the Premier League title last term. Former Juventus and Italy head coach Conte led Chelsea to glory in his first season in England's top flight, with the Blues finishing seven points clear of Tottenham at the summit.

Chelsea star ready to make major sacrifice to complete transfer move 4 Jul 2017 at 1:22am

Chelsea's unsettled striker Diego Costa is willing to sit on the sidelines for four months in order to facilitate his return to Atletico Madrid, according to reports. Costa netted 20 goals in the Premier League last season to help the Blues win the league, but has been told that he can move on this summer.

Transfer news: The latest rumours from Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal and all the ... 2 Jul 2017 at 5:47pm

Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer stories from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond ahead of the opening of the summer window Chelsea had hoped to sign the Italy international, but the centre-back himself would prefer a move to Camp Nou if he were to leave the Serie A champions. The Swans are already closing in on Chalobah's team-mate Tammy Abraham, and Paul Clement now wants to make it a double deal for the young Blues stars.

Antonio Rudiger in profile 30 Jun 2017 at 9:53am

Chelsea are in talks to sign Roma defender Antonio Rudiger, according to Sky in Italy, but does his heart 'beat for Arsenal'? Rudiger has played in three of Germany's four Confederations Cup games en route to the final in Russia, and Roma remain confident he will be returning to Italy when the competition comes to an end. Chelsea allowed Nathan Ake to join Bournemouth in a 20m deal on Friday though, and could Rudiger fill the gap? Born in Berlin, Rudiger was also eligible to represent Sierra Leone - where his mother was born - but has since gone on to represent Germany at every age level from under-18s upwards.

Chelsea make contact with Bayern Munich over shock transfer move for superstar 28 Jun 2017 at 4:56pm

Chelsea have made contact with Bayern Munich over the availability of Jerome Boateng this summer, according to reports in Italy. Boateng has earned a reputation as one of Europe's elite defenders since leaving Manchester City for Bayern back in 2011 but the 28-year-old is being linked with a move away from the Allianz Arena ahead of the 2017/18 campaign.

Alex Sandro is not Pogba - he is irreplaceable for selling club Juventus 28 Jun 2017 at 3:18am

Losing a player they will not be able to properly replace, albeit for a huge fee, proves the Bianconeri know they cannot compete with Europe's elite "We have no intention of selling anyone," Beppe Marotta declared last week. "But if a player decides to leave, as has happened in previous years, then he has to go, because we don't keep anyone against their will."

Kwadwo Asamoah draws comparison between Antonio Conte and Max Allegri 27 Jun 2017 at 11:09pm

Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has drawn comparison between former Coach Antonio Conte and his current manager Maxmillino Allegri. The 27-year-old has worked under the two renowned Coaches at Juventus.

Paolo Maldini's professional tennis debut ends in defeat 27 Jun 2017 at 12:22pm

Former AC Milan and Italy captain Paolo Maldini made a short but sweet professional tennis debut in the Aspria Tennis Cup on Tuesday evening. The legendary defender, who turned 49 on Monday, played in the doubles with coach and friend Stefano Landonio in the ATP Challenger event.

Paddy Agnew's Notes from Italy: Under-21s prepare for Spanish semi-final test 27 Jun 2017 at 3:51am

Gigi Di Biagio's side are hoping to buck the recent trend and become the first Italian side since 2004 to reach a European Under-21 Final Italian players celebrate after the UEFA European Under-21 Championship Group C match between Italy and Germany at Krakow Stadium in Krakow. There was a time when you would take it for granted that Italy would make it to the Euro Under-21 final.

Juventus give Alex Sandro green light to complete Chelsea move 24 Jun 2017 at 8:11am

Juventus are reportedly ready to allow Alex Sandro a transfer to Chelsea if he asks for one, with latest reports in Italy suggesting the Blues' incoming bid will be enough to convince his club to sell. The Italian giants stand to make a huge profit on the Brazil international if they let him go this summer, having signed from Porto just two years ago for A 22million.

Juventus sell Vieira to Inter for $12.11 million (Wed Aug 2nd, 2006)
Juventus have sold France midfielder Patrick Vieira to Inter Milan for 9.5 million euros ($12.11 million), less than half what they paid for him a year ago.

Italy's press slams Materazzi ban (Mon Jul 24th, 2006)
FIFA's decision to hand Marco Materazzi a two-match suspension for insulting Zinedine Zidane in the World Cup final has drawn fierce criticism from the Italian press.

Vieira set for Inter move (Mon Jul 24th, 2006)
French midfielder Patrick Vieira will join Inter Milan from Juventus for about 13 million euros.

Donadoni takes Italian job (Thu Jul 13th, 2006)
Former international star Roberto Donadoni was named as the new coach of World Cup winners Italy, the Italian football federation said.

Scandal brought Italy squad together, says Lippi (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
Italy's World Cup squad, who reached the final with an extra-time win over Germany on Tuesday, have always said the match-fixing scandal that has shaken Italian soccer has had no impact on their fortunes.

Press head over heels in love with Azzurri (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
Italy's media hailed its players as heroes on Wedneday after they beat Germany 2-0 to reach the World Cup final but the good news from Berlin had to share front pages with stories of the soccer scandal sweeping the country.

Bring on the Martians says joyful Italian press (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
Italy's march into the World Cup final at the expense of Germany was met with banner headlines in the Italian press.

Capello steps down at Juventus (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
Fabio Capello has resigned as Juventus coach.

Relegation sought for all clubs in Italy scandal trial (Thu Jul 6th, 2006)
The Italian football federation's prosecutor has asked that all four clubs being tried for match fixing by a sports tribunal should be thrown out of Serie A, with champions Juventus to be relegated at least two divisions.

Scandal has galvanized us, says Italy's Grosso (Sat Jul 1st, 2006)
Italy defender Fabio Grosso believes the Serie A match-fixing scandal has had a galvanizing effect on the World Cup squad.

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