£25m Chelsea deal, a big message sent to the board and more Blues rumours

first_img 5 5 5 Kurt Zouma: Defender heading out? Click the arrow above, right, to see another defender linked with Chelsea – The Sunday Mirror are reporting that Roma, flushed with money from selling Alessio Romagnoli to Milan, are willing to pay £25m for Zouma. If a permanent transfer cannot be agreed upon, then a loan deal may be an option. Godfred Donsah: Young hot shot to spark a bidding war – click the yellow arrow above, right, to see a possible Chelsea exit – Chelsea continue to be linked with a move for Cagliari’s highly-rated midfielder, dubbed ‘the new Michael Essien’. The Italian club were relegated from Serie A and a host of clubs, such as Juventus, Fiorentina and Tottenham, are also said to be in the frame. Chelsea have picked up just one point from their first two Premier League games and new players will be welcome by manager Jose Mourinho.Baba Rahman has joined the club, while the Blues’ 20-year-old defender Nathan Ake signed a new deal and immediately joined Watford on loan.POLL: IS JOHN TERRY’S FORM ON THE SLIDE?Here, talkSPORT looks at the latest players linked with a move to Chelsea. Where do you think Mourinho needs to strengthen? John Stones: Huge offer to finally persuade Everton to sell – click the yellow arrow above, right, to see more Chelsea transfer news – Having seen their previous bids for Stones rejected by Everton, Chelsea will apparently return with a £30m offer before the transfer deadline. However, it is believed the Blues are concerned about Man United and City possibly lining up moves of their own, say the Mail. Danny Murphy, the former England and Liverpool midfielder told talkSPORT Jose Mourinho’s decision to substitute John Terry at half-time against Man City was his way of telling the Blues’ board: ‘Get me John Stones’. 5 Antonio Rudiger: Back up in defence sorted? – As reported on talksport.com, Chelsea and Roma are rumoured to be interested in Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger. 5 Gregory van der Wiel: The PSG defender’s future is up in the air – Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio said Van der Wiel’s agent, Mino Raiola was in London recently, sparking rumours he was there to discuss a potential deal for Dutch right-back Van der Wiel. Chelsea are said to be interested and Di Marzio says Raiola will travel to to Paris to discuss his client’s future.last_img read more