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According to Italian outlet Quotidano Sportivo, Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich could make an approach for Massimiliano Allegri, should manager Frank Lampard fail to improve the club's performances.
Chelsea have spent big this summer and all the signs are that Roman Abramovich and manager Frank Lampard mean business.
Chelsea are deemed as the front-runners to land the signature of Alex Telles from Porto during this summer's transfer window.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will reportedly give the green light for his club to make a club-record bid for Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund.
Chelsea have reportedly been handed with a huge boost to sign Wilfried Zaha with the Ivorian linking up with super-agent Pini Zahavi.
Chelsea have reportedly identified CSKA Moscow forward Fedor Chalov as a probable transfer option in January, if they are able to overcome their transfer ban.
Chelsea have moved a step closer to agreeing a new contract with young attacker Callum Hudson-Odoi. The highly rated youngster, who has been linked with a transfer to Bayern Munich, is expected to play an important part of the Blues' first team plans under new management at the club.
Frank Lampard is on the cusp of agreeing a three year deal that will make him the new Chelsea manager and replace outgoing Maurizio Sarri for next season. The Chelsea club legend, who will arrive at Stamford Bridge from Championship side Derby County, will be unveiled this week by the club's board having been locked in talks for over three weeks.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has said that he will discuss his managerial future with the Blues following the Europa League final against Arsenal this month.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is keen on pursuing the signature of Philippe Coutinho in order to overcome the potential departure of Eden Hazard from the club this summer.
Maurizio Sarri remains tight-lipped on speculation that he will be leaving Chelsea at the end of the season, with reports from Italy suggesting that the former Napoli coach could be coming to the end of his tenure at Stamford Bridge. A disappointing first season at the club could spell the end for Sarri, but at this point, this is purely speculation.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich could take the international break as an opportunity to dismiss Maurizio Sarri from the head coach position.
Chelsea are planning an audacious swoop for South Korean star Heung-Min Son in the summer, with the Blues ready to pay around £80 million to sign the Asian star. The Tottenham player, who has been in insatiable form this campaign, is seen by many as one of the best players in the Premier League.
Chelsea are reportedly looking into a deal for highly-rated winger Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund before next month's transfer deadline.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and director Marina Granovskaia are scheduled to hold a meeting with new manager Maurizio Sarri to discuss the future of Willian.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has reportedly made his way to AC Milan to acquire the services of Juventus duo Daniele Rugani and Gonzalo Higuain.
Italian manager Maurizio Sarri has reportedly told Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich that he will take charge of the club only if the likes of Eden Hazard and Willian are not sold in the transfer window.
FA Cup holders Chelsea are currently in a difficult situation with manager Antonio Conte following Real Madrid's decision to appoint Julen Lopetegui as their next head coach.
Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante could be set for a mega-money move to French club PSG. The Ligue 1 champions are expected to make a 75 million euro bid for the Frenchman.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is set to offer a very limited transfer budget to whoever replaces Antonio Conte at the helm in the summer.