Demba Ba Archive

Torres looking forward to arrival of Falcao at Chelsea

The long- maligned Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has come in for a lot of stick in his few years at the club but now he feels that he has finally regained his old form (although a lot of us may disagree with that!) and he is ready to help Chelsea to win further trophies in

Stoke City v Chelsea FC – Preview and predictions

Chelsea take on Stoke City at the Britannia today, which in my opinion should be called ‘Fort Britannia’. Stoke are one of the most organised units in the Premier League, and are yet to lose at home so far this season. We will be hoping to change that. Chelsea are likely to be boosted by

Demba Ba: Chelsea all but out of Premier League race

Demba Ba has admitted that Chelsea are all but out of the Premier League race, as they sit 14 points off Premier League leaders Manchester United, and also indicated that his move had not been complicated as had been reported in the press. Chelsea have a game-in-hand on the 3 teams above them, and finishing

Chelsea confirm Demba Ba a Blue

Chelsea today confirmed the Signing of Demba Ba from Newcastle United for an undisclosed fee. Ba signed a three and a half year deal at the club, and is expected to make his debut in Saturday’s FA Cup tie against Southampton at St Marys. The only competition the Senegalese international will be cup-tied for is

Agent: Chelsea target Cavani to quit Napoli

Edinson Cavani´s agent Mino Raiola has admitted he believes Cavani will quit Napoli in June for one of the European giants. Raiola said: “For now Cavani will stay, but I wouldn’t be so sure about that once June arrives. “I’m sure there are clubs ready to pay that, but only five clubs in the world

Liverpool confirm Daniel Sturridge’s arrival from Chelsea

Liverpool have confirmed the signing of Daniel Sturridge from Chelsea today for an undisclosed fee. Sturridge had long been expected to make this move, and expect to see Chelsea confirm the signing of Demba Ba in the next 24 hours in his place. The 23 year-old England squad member said: “I’m humbled and happy to

Demba Ba to miss Everton game as Chelsea trigger release clause

Chelsea have today bid £7.5m for Newcastle United’s Demba Ba, breaking the clause in the Senegalese strikers contract, and will now miss tonight’s match against Everton. The striker is headed to London for talks with the Chelsea hierarchy, and are expected to iron out the fine detail of his transfer in the next 24 hours.

Benitez confirms Chelsea looking to bolster their squad

Chelsea interim manager Rafa Benitez has confirmed the club will be improving their squad this month, with the view to rotate Fernando Torres. Chelsea have held talks with Demba Ba last weekend, but failed to agree terms, and are expected to negotiate terms again in the near future. Agent fees are reported to be the

Alan Pardew: Chelsea’s Demba done deal

Alan Pardew admitted Chelsea’s pursuit of Demba Ba was all but complete, before Newcastle United’s 2-1 loss to Everton at St James Park. Chelsea triggered Ba’s £7.5million release clause today, and were confident of wrapping up a deal with the striker regardless of previous reports of a break-down in talks. The Senegalese striker will undergo

Chelsea confident on Demba Ba signature despite dispute over fees

Demba Ba held talks with Chelsea on Sunday night, but failed to agree on two fronts. The two parties failed to agree over agent fees, with Chelsea refusing to pay over £2.5million, and a small disagreement over Demba Ba’s starting wage for the club. Chelsea reportedly offered the striker £65K a week, with the striker