Marcos Alonso

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      Chelsea great Nevin: Impossible to ignore Marcos Alonso
      Pat Nevin highlighted the contribution of Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso on the weekend. The Spaniard scored a double in the 3-0 win at Leicester City in what was his most decorated performance since joining the Blues from Fiorentina in the summer.
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      Antonio Conte makes Costa U-turn?

      Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has insisted that Diego Costa was left out of the Leicester City game due to a back injury rather than a training dispute.

      Predicted Chelsea lineup vs Leicester City without Diego Costa

      Premier League leaders Chelsea will have to cope without Diego Costa when they make the visit to Leicester City on Saturday evening.

      Chelsea quoted price for top winter target

      Premier League leaders Chelsea are reportedly keen on securing a winter deal for Koln full-back Jonas Hector. 

      Strongest Chelsea lineup for Tottenham clash

      Chelsea will look to clinch a record 14th straight league win when they make the visit to North London to face Tottenham Hotspur.

      Chelsea to beat Arsenal to Bundesliga full-back

      Premier League leaders Chelsea are being tipped to beat Arsenal in the race to sign Wolfsburg left-back Ricardo Rodriguez this month.

      Atletico, Chelsea chase Faouzi Ghoulam

      Spanish giants Atletico Madrid have joined Chelsea in the pursuit of Napoli full-back Faouzi Ghoulam. The Algeria international has been a regular for the Naples outfit in recent seasons.

      Chelsea's 3-4-2-1 vs Leicester - Formational Analysis

      In the weekend's early kick-off, Chelsea welcomed champions Leicester to Stamford Bridge. After an eventful week for Antonio Conte, it was time for his side to bounce back and show why they can be real title challengers. Chelsea steamrolled the first half, playing an attractive style of football, and managed to limit a more lively Leicester in the second half. This was as a result of their 3421 formation, and the fluidity at which it was played.

      Barcelona eye Andreas Christensen

      Barcelona are prepared to lodge a formal offer for Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen. The Dane is currently in the second year of his temporary contract at Borussia Monchengladbach.

      Chelsea favourites to land Stefan di Vrij

      Chelsea have been tipped to secure the services of Stefan di Vrij when the transfer window reopens in the New Year. The Netherlands international is expected to pen a fresh contract at Lazio, but this will not deter the Blues' pursuit of his services.

      Mateo Musacchio on Chelsea shortlist

      Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has added Mateo Musachhio to the winter shortlist as he bids to add a new centre-back to his squad. The Argentine was linked with the likes of Barcelona and Arsenal in the summer.

      Chelsea to revive interest in Romagnoli

      Chelsea will reignite their pursuit for AC Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli this winter with Antonio Conte keen on bolstering his fragile backline.

      Chelsea plot £25m offer for Michael Keane

      Chelsea will look to test Burnley's resolve with a £25m bid for Michael Keane in the January transfer window. The former Manchester United graduate has evolved into a key player for the Clarets in recent seasons.

      Chelsea quoted £50m sum for winter target

      Serie A side Lazio will look to fend off interest from Chelsea this winter after they placed a £50m valuation on Stefan di Vrij. The Netherlands international had been one among the top targets for the Blues last summer.

      Conte open to Ivanovic exit in January

      Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is open to offloading Branislav Ivanovic when the transfer window reopens in the New Year. Cesar Azpilicueta is likely to be handed his preferred right-back position with summer signing Marcos Alonso occupying the left side of defence.

      Antonio Conte identifies free-agent to bolster his backline

      Chelsea boss Antonio Conte could turn to former Juventus defender Martín Cáceres this month as he remains focused on bolstering his defence.

      Chelsea had €50m bid rejected for Serie A defender

      Napoli rejected a €50 million offer for Senegal international defender Kalidou Koulibaly this summer from Chelsea, according to reports.

      Chelsea sign Marcos Alonso

      Chelsea have landed the services of Fiorentina defender Marcos Alonso for a reported fee of £23m. The Spaniard is likely to play back-up to Cesar Azpilicueta for the left-back role.

      Chelsea agree personal terms with three Serie A stars

      Chelsea have agreed personal terms with three players from Serie A, according to reports in Italy.

      Chelsea agree fee for Fiorentina defender

      Chelsea have had a bid of €27 million accepted by Fiorentina for Spanish full-back Marcos Alonso, according to reports in Italy.

      Chelsea all set to land Serie A defender

      Chelsea are reported to have reached an agreement to sign Fiorentina defender Marcos Alonso. The 25-year-old has been earmarked as the ideal back-up to Cesar Azpilicueta at left-back.