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Chelsea January transfer news LIVE: Christensen signs new deal for Blues

2:20 PM EST 1/9/18
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Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to the Blues as the January transfer window heats up

Christensen signs new Chelsea contract


Andreas Christensen signed a new four-and-a-half-year contract with Chelsea, the club announced Tuesday.

The 21-year-old defender has been a solid player for Antonio Conte’s side this season, making 22 appearances so far.

The new deal will keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2022, after he initially signed with the Blues in 2012 and spent the last two seasons on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach.

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Sandro asking price frustrates Chelsea


Chelsea's efforts to land Alex Sandro are being frustrated by the high asking price Juventus have slapped on their player, claims the Telegraph .

Sandro has long been a target for Antonio Conte, who is keen to bolster his options at the back. 

But Juve reportedly are holding out for £60 million, a fee the Blues are not willing to match.


Chelsea, Arsenal & Man Utd battle for Bailey




Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal are set to battle for the signature of Leon Bailey, according to the Mirror .

The Bayer Leverkusen winger is likely to command a fee of more than £40 million, although his club are reluctant to sell.


Mourinho tells Man Utd: Buy Kante or I'm off


Jose Mourinho has demanded Manchester United buy N'Golo Kante if they want him to stay at the club, states Don Balon .

The Chelsea star is now considered one of the world's finest defensive midfielders, and his talents have left Mourinho as a keen admirer.


Madrid looking to sign Marcos Alonso


Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is considering replacing Marcelo with Chelsea's Marcos Alonso, according to Don Balon .

Los Blancos are ready to overhaul their roster and move on from the Brazilian left-back, who turns 30 in May.

Alonso reportedly would be brought in to split minutes with 20-year-old Theo Hernandez.


Ronaldo prefers Chelsea move


Cristiano Ronaldo would prefer a move to Chelsea as he weighs up leaving Real Madrid, according to  Don Balon .

The Portuguese continues to be linked with a move away from Santiago Bernabeu, with the Blues among those that have expressed an interest.

Should he depart Ronaldo wants a move to the Premier League, and with Manchester United seemingly not interested in bringing him back to Old Trafford Chelsea are set to be the next best option.


Sevilla want Batshuayi on loan


Sevilla are keen on taking Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi on loan for the rest of the season, Goal understands.

The Blues striker has seen his opportunities limited at Stamford Bridge under Antonio Conte and could make the move to La Liga as he looks for more starts in a World Cup year. 

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Chelsea defender to join Sunderland on loan


Young Chelsea defender Jake Clarke-Salter has joined Sunderland on loan for the rest of the season.

The 20-year-old was a member of the England Under-20 side to win the World Cup last summer but has made just one first-team appearance under Antonio Conte this season.

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Chelsea won't sell Loftus-Cheek


Chelsea have no plans to sell Ruben Loftus-Cheek after Crystal Palace expressed an interest in signing the midfielder on a permanent basis, according to the  Evening Standard .

Loftus-Cheek is impressing on loan at Selhurst Park and Palace boss Roy Hodgson is keen to keep hold of the England international , if Chelsea are prepared to sell.

However, despite boosting their midfield options further with the £15 million signing of Ross Barkley from Everton , the Premier League champions have no intention to let Loftus-Cheek leave permanently.