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Tuchel sends message to Chelsea board over De Jong transfer

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Tuchel sends message to Chelsea board over De Jong transfer

Thomas Tuchel concedes Chelsea need all the more new signings before the transfer window closes however says a midfielder ought not be fundamentally important after the club’s push to sign Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona.

Kalidou Koulibaly and Raheem Sterling both made their full debut for Chelsea in their 1-0 win over Everton on Saturday night, while Marc Cucurella came on as a late sub to show up since his £62 million move from Brighton.

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Chelsea have likewise held converses with Barcelona to sign De Jong and reports in Spain have asserted that they have now offered €70m (£59m) in addition to Marcos Alonso for the Dutch midfielder.

Yet, Tuchel accepts Chelsea need to focus on new acquisitions for their defence and attack, instead of midfield.

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When asked about further signings before the end of the window after Chelsea’s win over Everton, Tuchel told Sky Sports: “Yeah, if we can add, we add.

“Maybe not necessarily a midfielder as a first option but we’re open for everything.

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“I think we can use new energy, new legs and fresh input to bring us to a new level.

“If not, then we will push this team but I think we could use some more input and some more quality. We’re on it but we will not tell you [who].”

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Source: Metro

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Report: Converse between Man Utd and Adrien Rabiot slow down

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Report: Converse between Man Utd and Adrien Rabiot slow down

Adrien Rabiot’s move to Man United is at risk, according to several sources.

Fabrizio Romano claims that United still find Rabiot’s salary demands too high, so an agreement on personal terms can’t be reached.

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Gianluca Di Marzio adds that the negotiations have slowed down with the Juventus player.

Besides, Rabiot remains unconvinced about Manchester United as his destination this season as they won’t play in the Champions League.

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Earlier reports claimed that Rabiot’s representatives have reached an agreement over the personal terms with Man United – but such claims appear to be wide of the mark now.

Source: Fabrizio Romano | Gianluca Di Marzio

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Chelsea’s Reece James shows off amazing chest tattoo

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Chelsea's Reece James shows off amazing chest tattoo

Reece James has uncovered new chest tattoo as he flaunted his physique in a topless posture.

The Chelsea star, 22, was in excellent condition on Sunday as he scored in the trending 2-2 draw with Tottenham.

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James is as of now viewed as one of the Blues’ best players.

Furthermore, it’s figured new owner Todd Boehly is drawing up plans for a worthwhile new arrangement to ward off interest from Manchester City and Real Madrid.

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James pleased fans at Stamford Bridge two days prior with a sumptuous effort to give Chelsea a 2-1 lead.

And in a new Instagram post on Tuesday, James revealed he is “hungrier than ever” to bring success to his club.

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James posed shirtless for the snap, with gym equipment in the background.

The photo provided an opportunity for James to show off his new chest tattoo.

A crucifix with wings was the design he opted for.

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And James picked up a number of compliments from his legion of adoring fans.

One said: “It’s looking good brev.”

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Another joked: “Man’s gonna eat wingers for breakfast now.”

One added: “Looking good bro.”
James post comes after he revealed his ambitions for Chelsea this season.

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The ace said: “Without a doubt our aim is to win every competition, every match we go to and I believe we have everything it takes to go all the way this season and walk away with some trophies at the end.

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N’Golo Kante ‘could be out for a month’ after picking up a hamstring injury

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N'Golo Kante 'could be out for a MONTH' after picking up a hamstring injury

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante could face ‘a month out injured’ after picking up a hamstring problem.

The World Cup-winning Frenchman played 84 minutes against Tottenham on Sunday before being forced off with the injury.

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In his absence, the Blues conceded an injury-time goal from Harry Kane to draw the game 2-2.

According to reports in the Telegraph, Kante is expected to miss at least three to four weeks with the injury, but more will be known once he received the results of an MRI scan.

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The Stanford Bridge faithful will be hoping he will be back for their clash with Liverpool on September 18.

Speaking after the Tottenham game, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel said of the midfielder: “It seems another muscle injury, the hamstring. He said he feels it pretty strong. So no good news.”

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