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Are Chelsea taking a risk allowing Thibaut Courtois to stay at Atletico Madrid?

Following the release of back-up goalkeepers Ross Turnbull and Henrique Hilario, there were rumours that Jose Mourinho might look to keep Belgian starlet Thibaut Courtois in London as second choice keeper behind Petr Cech. However, it seems that short-term reliability has been sacrificed for long-term gain, and Courtois has been allowed to return to Atletico

Huge blow for Chelsea as Falcao to join Monaco

It seems incredible, but it really appears that Radamel Falcao will snub Chelsea in favour of a team that has just been promoted to the top tier of French football. AS Monaco have been successful in the past, winning seven league titles and five French cups, but have had all sorts or problems and were

Falcao denies Chelsea transfer agreement

There have been stories in the English and Spanish media lately suggesting that Chelsea had won the battle to sign the Colombian international Radamel Falcao from Atletico Madrid, but the striker has denied that any agreement is in place. This does not mean that he won’t be coming to Stamford Bridge in the summer, but

Chelsea want Falcao Atletico want Torres-Happy Days!!

If Rafa Benitez was brought in to replace Roberto Di Matteo as manager of Chelsea because Roman Abramovich thought he would inspire Fernando Torres to find his old form, it failed. Benitez will not be at Stamford Bridge next season and neither, hopefully, will Torres. The club must accept that there is no chance of

Cech rubbishes rumour of transfer from Chelsea to Arsenal

The story that hit the papers this week about Chelsea possibly listening to offers for the Czech international keeper Petr Cech always seemed hard to believe. Arsenal were reportedly interested and have been keeping an eye on the situation with Courtois at Atletice, but Cech has spoken about the story and it is clear that

Should Chelsea let Courtois stay with Atletico?

Chelsea have a fantastic keeper in Petr Cech, and the Czech international does not miss many games. 30 years old is not much for a keeper either, so the decision to let Thibaut Courtois go out on loan has made perfect sense. The young Belgian keeper has gained valuable experience playing for Atletico Madrid, and

Chelsea to finally give up on Torres and could swap him for Falcao!!

It is the news that Chelsea fans have been waiting for and, in my opinion, it is long overdue. Fernando Torres will be released by the club for as little as £15 million in the summer, apparently. Roman Abramovich has stubbornly stuck to his guns where the Spanish striker is concerned, but it seems as

Is it time up for Torres at Chelsea?

The Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez came to the defense of Fernando Torres after the Spanish striker had another difficult night in the Blue of Chelsea. He missed a number of chances and his whole game seemed off against Sparta Prague, and the Blues were only rescued from extra time by a last minute Eden Hazard

Falcao’s manager hints at move to Chelsea?

Chelsea Target Radamel Falcao´s coach, Diego Simeone, has praised his prized asset this week, admitting that he spoke to Falcao about future interest in him, before last seasons Europa League final. Simeone goes onto say that he wishes him all the best, “Everything that happens with Falcao I am fine with because I know the

Falcao not interested in Chelsea move

It has become clear now that Chelsea will have to watch and weep once again after their transfer target Radamel Falcao, as the Columbian declared that he has no wish to leave Spain’s capital. Falcao had an amazing season with Porto last year, and now has managed to repeat the performance with Athletico Madrid, winning