All the latest Chelsea news and rumours as they happen in our live blog including updates on Jules Kounde, Ousmane Dembele and Matthijs de Ligt.
The Blues have a number of important decisions to make during the summer transfer window, with both incoming and outgoings high on Thomas Tuchel’s agenda.
Speculation continues to mount over who could arrive at Stamford Bridge, with Jules Kounde, Ousmane Dembele and Matthijs de Ligt among the names being linked with a move to the capital.
Romelu Lukaku looks destined for a return to Inter Milan, while Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta continue to be linked with a move to Barcelona, despite their financial issues.
Londonbrings you all the latest transfer rumours at Chelsea as the window heats up.
Raheem Sterling is reported to have been the subject of interest from Chelsea this summer, with the 27-year-old England star entering the final 12 months of his deal with the Premier League champions.
It is being reported that Chelsea are looking at Everton forward Richarlison as a potential signing to bolster their attack this summer.
A move for the Brazilian would be as an alternative to Raheem Sterling, who has also been linked to Stamford Bridge.
‘Pretty slim’ chance that the Brazilian joins Chelsea this summer.
The Blues are reportedly keen on signing Matthijs de Ligt, and whilst this transfer has many positives, the negative for Levi Colwill’s future could be a deciding factor.
Chelsea manager Emma Hayes was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours for 2022 and received the honour today at Buckingham Palace from the Duke of Cambridge, here she is speaking about the award.
Emma Hayes speaks about her pride in being honoured with an OBE for her work as Chelsea manager pic.
The signing of Raphinha could see Chelsea offer players to the Yorkshire club in return, our writers have taken a look at how a deal can be made here.
Players #ChelseaFC can offer Leeds as Todd Boehly ‘serious’ about £65m Raphinha transfer bidhttps://t.
12:37Danyal Khan.Virgil van Dijk has told Chelsea why they must sign Matthijs de Ligt after huge transfer boost.
Liverpool centre-half Virgil van Dijk has already approved the potential Chelsea signing of his Holland national teammate Matthijs de Ligt with his seven-word verdict amid the Juventus defender reportedly handing in a ‘transfer request’.
Jules Kounde is nailed on to become one of the first Chelsea defensive signings this summer as Todd Boehly and Thomas Tuchel are set to spend a large chunk of the £200million transfer budget on defensive reinforcements to compensate for the Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen departures.
The fee is the only stumbling block in negotiations currently as the Blues try and secure a reduced price fee for the 23-year-old who is desperate to get his dream move this summer.
Barcelona are still lingering in this race but their interest isn’t expected to derail Chelsea in their efforts as they are expected to wrap up a deal in the near future to end this long transfer pursuit.
Lens full-back Jonathan Clauss is target number one if Azpilicueta was to seal his dream Barca move this summer.
The business in the backline doesn’t stop there as it was understood that a Premier League-proven option was being searched for as a potential partner to Kounde with this certain plan now in jeopardy after what has happened with De Ligt.
Todd Boehly at Cobham todayTodd Boehly has been very active in the last week at Chelsea.
Apart from Lukaku who will join Inter, other outgoing players are waiting for updates on their futures.
11:44Danyal Khan.Chelsea favourites to sign Neymar this summer!
If Neymar was to leave PSG this summer, Chelsea are the current favourites according to Betfair!
Betfair: Neymar to sign for before September 3, 2022.
Former Ajax defender Matthijs De Ligt was one of the top prospects in Europe a couple of years ago, but has not quite lived up the hype so far at Juventus and reports today suggest that he could be keen on a move this summer.
Matthijs De Ligt ‘is set to BREAK from Juventus after explosive meeting ended his contract talks’ with Chelsea and Man Utd ready to pounce https://t.
Interesting words from Kepa – could this mean that the Spaniard is seeking a move away from Stamford Bridge this summer?
Belgian striker will also fly to Italy next week to undergo medicals and sign the contract.
With potential for massive upheaval in the summer at Chelsea, the squad could have a very different look by the start of next season.
Chelsea’s interest in Leeds United star Raphinha has been well documented.
Leeds’ £65m valuation of the player is proving to be a stumbling block at present.
London looks at six Chelsea players who could make the move to Elland Road in a player plus cash deal.FIFA have confirmed that countries competing in the 2022 World Cup will be allowed to bring squads of 26 players, potentially posing further problems to clubs.
Chelsea have also been linked with a move for the striker.
Chelsea have been told they will be able to sign Jules Kounde from Sevilla for less than the Spanish side’s current asking price.
08:11Danyal Khan.De Ligt hands in transfer request?
Maybe a move to Chelsea could really be on the cards this summer for the Dutchmen…. 07:26Danyal Khan.Lukaku medical details.
Next week is the week where Chelsea can finally move on in the transfer market.