Chelsea news and gossip is coming in thick and fast and Sportarena is on hand to bring you all the very latest from Stamford Bridge.
Haaland sends four-word message to Chelsea explaining how to complete summer transfer
Erling Haaland has refuse to rule out a potential move away from Bundesliga side Dortmund this summer but insist he happy in Germany despite attracted interest from top club’s across the Europe.
The highly-rated forward has been established himself as one of the hottest properties in European football, scoring total of 88 goals in 111 games for Dortmund, RB Salzburg and Molde combined in the last three seasons.
49 goals in 49 games for Borussia Dortmund— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) March 20, 2021
20 goals in 14 Champions League games
29 goals in 27 games for FC Red Bull Salzburg
6 goals in 4 UEFA Nations League games
Erling Haaland was born to score goals ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/jnrmpTWc4n
His standout performances attracted interest from top club’s across the Europe with including Real Madrid and Barcelona. Premier League trio, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United also credited with an interest in signing Haaland, who has £65million on his release clause.
However, the Norwegian wunderkind, who scored 33 goals in 31 appearances for Dortmund this season, spoken about all the transfer speculation surrounding him.
Haaland has revealed that he know alot of top club’s across the Europe want him but remains happy with Bundesliga side operations.
Speaking to VG on international duty Haaland said: ‘They must want me. ‘I still have three years of contract. I am not upset about that.’
It’s clear that Chelsea do indeed want him, even reports claimed last week that Roman Abramovich ready to break his own rule in order to win the battle of Haaland signature over others top club’s across Europe this summer.
Chelsea ‘monitoring’ out-of-contract Man City forward Sergio Aguero
Chelsea have reportedly plotting a shocking move Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero amid doubt over his future at Etihad stadium.
New Blues boss Thomas Tuchel is keen to bolster his forward ahead of first full season in charge, with Dortmund striker Erling Haaland top his wishlist.
However, the Blues have identified City striker Sergio Aguero as alternative to Haaland in case if Dortmund striker choose another club or stay beyond the season in Germany Bundesliga giant.
Aguero, 32, out of contract at the end of the season and is yet to sign a new deal with Pep Guardiola’s side, and no talks have been held either over a fresh contract at the Etihad.
And according to The Daily Mail, claimed Chelsea, who have been long-term admirers of Argentine star since his days at Atletico Madrid before joined Manchester City, are now “monitoring development” along with Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain.
Aguero has made just five starts for Manchester City in all competitions this season due to injuries and illness, and could be on the move in the summer after showing disappointment at his lack of opportunities in the Pep Guardiola’s side.
Thiago Silva makes decision on signing new contract after Thomas Tuchel praise
Chelsea defender Thiago Silva is set to commit his future at Stamford Bridge by extend his deal with London club for another year.
The veterans defender signed an initial 12-month deal when he joined the west London club from Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent last summer.
The Brazilian has proved a significant addition for Chelsea with some impressive performances under both Frank Lampard and his successor Thomas Tuchel.
The Blues had an option to extend Silva’s deal in the original agreement, and the club want him to stay, but now the Brazilian is ready to put pen to paper on a new agreement.
Silva, who worked under Tuchel at PSG, missed the last eight Chelsea games with a thigh problem, but the Blues hope he will be fit after the international break.
Alaba want Barcelona or Real Madrid move over Chelsea
Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has desired to move Barcelona or Real Madrid in upcoming summer transfer window, despite Premier League giants Chelsea show interest in bringing in to Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea target David Alaba is reportedly set to join Real Madrid after the Spanish giants offered him £165,000 per week pic.twitter.com/H59lxAnyWK— The Sun Football ⚽ (@TheSunFootball) March 22, 2021
The 28-year-old Austria international is leaving the Bundesliga champions when his contract expires at the end of the season. Alaba has been a target for a number of Europe’s top clubs, with including PSG and Chelsea but it appears his heart is set on a move to Spain.
According to Sky Sports in Germany, claims that Alaba, 28, has decided to join either Real Madrid or FC Barcelona when he leaves Bayern Munich this summer on a free.