Here are the best transfer news and rumours surrounding Chelsea on 1st November 2016.
Fabregas on his way out of the club?
Chelsea are looking at potential options to send Cesc Fabregas out on loan in January. According to The Times, Chelsea’s plans to sell Fabregas have been put on hold due to midfielder’s unrealistic wage demands. Antonio Conte does not see Fabregas fit enough to play in his team and wants him out of the club in January.
Ivanovic off to Crystal Palace in January
Branislav Ivanovic has emerged as a shock transfer target for Premier League side Crystal Palace, according to reports from Daily Mirror. Ivanovic is no longer an option for Conte since the Italian has switched to a 3-man defense and wants out of the club. AC Milan are also tracking Ivanovic’s situation at Stamford Bridge.
PSG star heading to Stamford Bridge?
Chelsea are monitoring PSG’s Javier Pastore for a potential transfer move in January, according to reports from Tuttomercatoweb who claim that Conte wants to add a goal threat to his midfielder and sees Pastore as the ideal replacement for the under-performing Cesc Fabregas.
Chelsea to ignite their interest in De Vrij
Lazio’s Stephan De Vrij is once again a Chelsea target according to reports from Corriere dello Sport. The report claims that De Vrij is aware of Chelsea’s interest which saw them submit an official bid last summer which has forced the player to wait for Chelsea’s offer in January before agreeing to a new deal next year.