Chelsea FC Transfer Talk: Gabriel Magalhaes, Willian, Mousa Dembele

Chelsea FC, along with the rest of global football, are off indefinitely, but there are still plenty of news items to discuss. We also have some transfer talk to do, because if there’s one thing that can survive a global pandemic, it’s transfer rumors.

We get things started with Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes, who is reportedly set to become the second player signed by Stamford Bridge this summer. Ajax’s Hakim Ziyech is expected to be a Blues player, officially, on July 1 when the window techincally opens. He and his camp reached agreement on a £33.6 million deal in the January window.

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Tottenham News and Transfer Talk: Kane, Willian, Stones

Tottenham Hotspur, along with the rest of global football, are off indefinitely, but there are still plenty of news items to discuss. We also have some transfer talk to do, because if there’s one thing that can survive a global pandemic, it’s transfer rumors.

So let’s get started with Harry Kane, typically not known for making controversial remarks, saying something that’s been deemed kind of inflammatory by many.

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Chelsea FC Transfer Talk: Kepa, Donnarumma, Neuer

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Chelsea, along with the rest of most global football, are off indefinitely, so let’s do some transfer talk instead. If there’s one thing that can survive a global pandemic, it’s transfer rumors.

With that in mind, let’s take a spin through the Chelsea related rumor mill, starting with the supposed top target for replacing Kepa Arrizabalaga. The Spanish goalkeeper, who broke the transfer fee record for the position when he moved to Stamford Bridge, has been dropped by manager Frank Lampard, and now a replacement must be found in between the sticks.

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Chelsea Transfer Talk: Declan Rice, Jadon Sancho, Nico Melamed

Chelsea, along with the rest of most global football, are off indefinitely, so let’s do some transfer talk instead. If there’s one thing that can survive a global pandemic, it’s transfer rumors.

With that in mind, let’s take a spin through the Chelsea related rumor mill, starting with the Jadon Sancho. Manchester United have been strongly linked with the former Man City and current Borussia Dortmund forward over the years.

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Christian Pulisic Helping Fight Hunger Amid Pandemic

Chelsea and United States Men’s National Team team star Christian Pulisic is doing his best to help the Americans who are most in need right now. Pulisic is teaming up with fellow national teammates Weston McKennie and Tyler Adams to help Americans struggling with food supply amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Hunger is a real problem for many Americans even in times good, so the current COVID19 pandemic has truly created a crisis situation. Pulisic posted the following on Twitter below:

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Willian Willing to Play Out Chelsea FC Deal for Free

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As Coolio wrapped in his early ’90s hit song 1,2,3,4 (Sumpin’ New), “if hip-hop didn’t pay, I’d rap for free.” Chelsea winger Willian expressed similar sentiment this week saying that he wants to finish this season, and with it his contract out with the club.

The coronavirus pandemic has pretty much halted football worldwide, with the Premier League off until April 30, with many experts and insiders believing a further postponement will take effect as that date draws nearer. Willian has a contract which expires at the end of this season, but with the completion of the campaigbn being delayed so long, his deal could expire before the full slate of matches are done.

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Chelsea Forward Tammy Abraham Excels in Stay at Home Challenge (Video)

The coronavirus pandemic has forced a near total shutdown of football worldwide, and the situation especially hits home for Chelsea FC as winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has tested positive for COVID19. Meanwhile the club has also made the hotel at Stamford Bridge free as a place for those treating and battling the outbreak.

The pandemic has caused a completely lunatic response worldwide when it comes to toilet paper, so a common everyday bathroom item has now become an international punchline. With that in mind, the soccer Stay at Home Challenge was born and it consists of playing kick ups with a roll of toilet paper and then kicking it to the side. [Read more…]

Chelsea Star Christian Pulisic Laughs Off Failed Trick (Video)

On Tuesday, Chelsea star Christian Pulisic conveyed a very positive fitness update for all his followers on social media. The 21-year-old winger posted a brief Instagram video of his playing keepie-uppies in the back yard of the building which he is currently in isolation.

Ever since winger Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for coronavirus, Chelsea’s senior team, coaching and backroom staff have all been in quarantine according to the national guidelines. Pulisic, like the rest of us, is doing the best he can to not only stay in shape, but also keep himself occupied. Today he posted avideo of a trick that went epically wrong, and the humorous response he had to it. The club Twitter account then posted it and as of now, it is nearing 900,000 views.

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Chelsea FC Make Stadium Hotel Available to National Health Service

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With Callum Hudson-Odoi being the first Premier League player to test positive for COVID-19, the coronavirus really hits home for Chelsea FC. The good news is that he’s doing okay and recovering nicely. Since CHO’s positive test result, much of the team has been in mandatory isolation.

The bad news is of course that Mason Mount broke quarantine and went to a London park, where he played five-a-side with his buddy Declan Rice. Who knows if Mount is a carrier or not, and whom he might have spread it to. As for the team itself, they are doing all they can to help fight the spread of the disease.

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Chelsea FC News: Pulisic, Hudson-Odoi, Lampard

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When Chelsea FC can resume formal training again is anyone’s guess, as that activity is impossible now due to new national guidelines enacted to try and stop the spread of COVID-19. The coronavirus pandemic has brought most of world football (and really almost all sports) down for the foreseeable future.

That’s said, there is still plenty of interesting Chelsea related news and notes to go over. Let’s take a look at some of the news items trending in cyberspace right now during these very strange days and extremely uncertain times.

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Chelsea FC Furious at Mason Mount for Breaking Quarantine

Chelsea FC midfielder Mason Mount is about to become the most hated man in world football, if he isn’t already. At the very least, he could face a hefty fine from his club after he’s been “reminded of his responsibilities” following his breaking of quarantine.

After Mount’s teammate, Callum Hudson-Odoi, tested positive for coronavirus last Thursday the entire Chelsea first team squad, the coaching and backroom staff were all quarantined per United Kingdom government guidelines. Mount broke the self-isolation rules on the weekend to play five-a-side in central London with a fellow Premier League player.

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Chelsea Winger Callum Hudson-Odoi Tests Positive for Coronavirus

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Friday will see the Premier League hold an emergency meeting to decide the fate of this season. As of now, the weekend slate of fixtures will go on as planned, but don’t be surprised if they’re called off in the wake of coronavirus concerns. We just learned, via club announcement that Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has tested positive.

He becomes the second major PL figure to test positive for COVID-19. after Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta. Yesterday’s fixture between the Gunners and Manchester City was called off due to COVID19 concerns. According to the Chelsea club statement, Hudson-Odoi is doing fine physically. CHO, along with the rest of the full senior team, the coaching staff and the backroom staff, will now all self-isolate, in accordance with the national guidelines.

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