Chelsea January transfer news LIVE: PSG prioritise Kante move

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PSG prioritise Kante move

Paris Saint-Germain have made Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante their top target for the summer transfer window, reports Le 10 Sport .

The Ligue 1 leaders are eager to find a long-term replacement for Thiago Motta.

Kante is considered to be the ideal candidate for that role, with the France international set to be offered a route back to his homeland.

Arsenal end David Luiz interest

David Luiz Chelsea

Arsenal have ended their interest in signing Chelsea defender David Luiz as his wage demands are too high, reports the Daily Star.

Arsene Wenger was open to raiding a London rival for the Brazil international, but his search for a centre-half will now shift elsewhere.

Chelsea warned Hazard could leave

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Eden Hazard is a “top player” but may have to leave Chelsea for one of the “great teams in Europe” to become the best, says Claude Puel.

The Blues star continues to be linked with Real Madrid and a man who previously worked with him at Lille feels he is deserving of such a stage.

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Sevilla closing on Batshuayi

Michy Batshuayi Sevilla

Michy Batshuayi is edging ever closer to completing a loan move from Chelsea to Sevilla, reports Mucho Deporte.

Goal revealed on Tuesday that the La Liga outfit were eager to land the Belgian striker and offer the game time being denied him at Stamford Bridge.

'Chelsea never wanted Vardy'

Jamie Vardy Leicester 2017

Antonio Conte has denied that Chelsea were ever interested in signing Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy.

The Blues were among those to be linked with the England international as the Foxes star generates fresh rounds of rumours during the winter window.

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Conte dismisses Chelsea exit talk

Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte has redoubled his commitment to Chelsea amid speculation that he could be ready to walk out on the club after just 18 months in charge.

There has been intense speculation that the Italian will leave his post at Stamford Bridge at the end of the current campaign.

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Hazard: I'll sign new deal after Courtois

Eden Hazard Chelsea

Eden Hazard has shot down rumours that he's leaving Chelsea by saying that he will sign a new contract after Thibaut Courtois signs his extension. 

Both players have been linked with moves to Real Madrid, with Hazard rumoured to be among the main targets for Los Blancos this winter. 

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Did Benzema snub Arsenal & Chelsea?

Karim Benzema Real Madrid

Karim Benzema turned down two offers to leave Real Madrid in the summer, with Arsenal and Chelsea having been interested, according to Don Balon .

The Frenchman apparently has no interest in moving to England and wants to remain with the Liga giants, despite frequent links with Tottenham striker Harry Kane.

Premier League giants compete for Wilmot

Jurgen Klopp Liverpool

Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham are interested in Stevenage defender Ben Wilmot, ESPNFC reports.

All four clubs sent scouts to evaluate the 18-year-old centre-back during Stevenage's FA Cup match against Reading last weekend.

Musonda draws Nottingham Forest interest

Charly Musonda, Chelsea

New Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka has targeted Chelsea forward Charly Musonda, according to the Telegraph .

The Championship side are reportedly looking to sign the 21-year-old on loan for the rest of the season, though they'll have to fend off interest from Bournemouth, Newcastle and Watford.

Chelsea & Man Utd monitor Arthur

Arthur Gremio

Chelsea and Manchester United are monitoring Gremio midfielder Arthur as a potential move to Barcelona stalls, the Daily Mail reports.

Barca are interested in signing the 21-year-old over the summer, but recent moves for Philippe Coutinho and Yerry Mina mean the Catalans must sell players to balance the books first.

That development has apparently opened the door for the Blues or Red Devils to sign Arthur, who is valued between £30 million and £35 million.

Chelsea told to steer clear of Carroll

Andy Carroll West Ham

Chelsea have been warned off an approach for West Ham striker Andy Carroll, with Pat Nevin considering him to be “one-dimensional”.

Michy Batshuayi remains at Stamford Bridge as a back-up option to Alvaro Morata, but he is expected to head out on loan this month after failing to impress Antonio Conte.

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