29th August 2021 , Chelsea Transfer News Roundup

Dujon Sterling

Dujon Sterling has agreed a new contract with Chelsea and is set to join Championship side Blackpool on loan for the remainder of the season.

Sterling will sign a new two-year contract at Chelsea that includes the option for another year.

Sterling was intent on staying at Chelsea but due to an influx of defenders at the club, the decision to get regular game time in the Championship became a good option. (Adam Newson)

Blackpool sit 22nd in the Championship and Sterling’s ability to play a number of positions on the right hand side will be good for them.

Callum Hudson-Odoi

Borussia Dortmund want to sign Callum Hudson-Odoi on loan and have not been put off by Thomas Tuchel’s insistence that Chelsea intend to keep the winger this summer.

Callum is open to joining Dortmund on loan before the transfer window shuts on Tuesday. The 20-year-old wants more opportunities to showcase his talent and is waiting to see whether the Bundesliga club firm up their interest.

Hudson-Odoi’s long-term preference would be to prove himself at Chelsea after rising through the club’s academy.

There is a growing acceptance, however, that he needs to play regularly and he could benefit from spending the campaign at Dortmund, whose new manager, Marco Rose, has a reputation for attacking football. (The Guardian)

Ruben Loftus-Cheek

There is a possibly that Napoli could make a late attempt to sign Loftus-Cheek. (Corriere dello sport)

Tiemoue Bakayoko

The announcement of Bakayoko to AC Milan is expcted to be announced in the next few days.

He has completed a medical today and will join Milan on a two-year loan.

Chelsea will extend his contract until 2023.

Written by Frankie

20th + 21st August 2021 , Chelsea Transfer News Roundup

Ike Ugbo

Ike Ugbo will make his decision ‘soon’ as he has the option of Genk and Marseille to move to on permanent deals.

Fee is expected around £5m. (Fabrizio Romano)

Davide Zappacosta

Zappacosta is set to join Fiorentina on loan with the option to buy. (Fabrizio Romano)

Malang Sarr

Bologna want Malang Sarr on loan. (Fabrizio Romano)

Sarr will have a very hard time getting anywhere near the Chelsea first team with Rudiger, Christensen, Silva, Chalobah, Azpilicueta, Ampadu and even Reece James in front of him in the pecking order at centre back.

Everton are also interested in Malang Sarr on loan.

Frankfurt are also interested. (DiMarzio)

Tiemoue Bakayoko

Bakayoko is one step away from joining AC Milan on loan. (Fabrizio Romano)

Saul Niguez

Chelsea will decide in the next few days whether to buy a new midfielder or not. Keeping an eye on Saúl Ñíguez, he’s considered “a possibility” – not advanced yet. (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea are working on signing Atletico Madrid midfielder Saúl Ñíquez on loan, as he is Thomas Tuchel’s preferred midfielder choice over Aurélien Tchouaméni. Saul wants to leave Atletico Madrid and his preference is a move to the Premier League.

Marina Granovskaia held talks with Tuchel yesterday regarding this possible deal. Nothing advanced yet, but one to keep an eye on. (CFCNewspage)

Matt Miazga

Alavés have completed the agreement with Chelsea to sign USA centre back Matt Miazga on loan until June 2022, paperworks signed today.

There is an option to buy in the contract. (Fabrizio Romano)

Declan Rice

Declan Rice is unhappy with West Ham’s £100m price tag.

Rice is unhappy that West Ham have effectively priced him out of a move to Chelsea or Manchester United this summer.

Rice will run down his contract instead of signing a new one.

He will keep giving his all for the club but wants to play Champions League football and challenge for throphies.

Both Manchester United and Chelsea may have already bid for Rice if his valuation was between £60m or £70m. (The Telegraph)