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CHELSEA might not be playing much football at the moment – but there is always drama down at Stamford Bridge.

Winger Pedro has confirmed he will leave the Blues, while Barcelona's Marc-Andre Ter Stegen could be their replacement for Kepa.

Follow all the latest updates and Chelsea gossip below…


    Chelsea face a fight to sign Jadon Sancho when the next transfer window opens.

    Liverpool are also interested in the England international, as Borussia Dortmund reveal they will let him leave for £100m, according to Evening Standard.

    But Man Utd are considered the favourites to bring the 20-year-old back to his homeland, after notching up 14 goals and 15 assists in the Bundesliga this season.


    Chelsea's stars, just like the rest of us, are stuck at home, with the country currently in lockdown to try and combat the spread of the coronavirus.

    That doesn't mean that they aren't working hard to stay fit, however, despite the uncertainty over when they will next play.

    Having already sent their players exercise equipment, Blues staff have now delivered fruit and veg to help their stars maintain a balanced diet during their time away.

    Chelsea will not start training again until April 6 at the very earliest, with the Premier League currently suspended until April 30.

    Winger Pedro has confirmed that he will be leaving West London at the expiry of his contract in the summer, telling Cadena Ser: “I’m terminating my contract, but right now it’s not the most important thing, nor have I stopped to think about it.

    “The most important thing is for everyone to show solidarity.

    “Whatever happens regarding my future will happen but right now is not important as we don't even know when we will return to training.

    “We have been in quarantine because one of our players [Callum Hudson-Odoi] tested positive for coronavirus, he is now well and we are very happy for him.”


    Football's bid to resume the season could face legal challenges on health grounds from players and clubs.

    As it stands, it is even unclear when it will be LEGAL for players to train, let alone play matches.

    Sports lawyer Nick De Marco QC believes individual players or whole clubs could refuse to return, in disputes that may end up in court.

    De Marco, who has represented high-profile clients such as Harry Kane, Tyson Fury and a number of ­Premier League clubs, said: “I think it’s quite likely to happen.

    “We’ve seen a great divergence of opinion when and if you should have a lockdown, and its extent.

    “There are decisions being made for political and commercial reasons, and there are different medical opinions. So the likelihood of some people thinking it’s safe to return back to work earlier than others must be quite high.”


    Chelsea are ready to sell Emerson Palmieri and  Victor Moses as they step up their left-back hunt.

    Italy star Emerson, 25, will be allowed to go this summer for £20million.

    Juventus want to take the ex-Roma man back to Serie A and Chelsea’s asking price is not a problem.

    And Inter Milan are keen to turn 29-year-old Moses’ loan into a permanent deal for an agreed £9.25m fee.


    Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has blasted citizens that are ignoring government advice by continuing to go outdoors and socialise.

    He told Kicker: ” That is ignorant and irresponsible! If the recommendations to stay at home are not heard, there is no alternative to a curfew.

    “There are apparently very many – too many – people who do not understand that they may not be personally more at risk, but very well may be to people around them.

    “And then handle it lightly. It’s just selfish.”

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