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Chelsea consider Arnautovic approach


West Ham United’s Marko Arnautovic is the latest name on Chelsea’s list of potential January striker signings, claims ESPN .

Chelsea are in the market for a new forward and had been interested in Arnautovic’s team-mate Andy Carroll before injury scuppered a possible deal .

Stoke City’s Peter Crouch – a former team-mate of Arnautovic’s – and Burnley’s Ashley Barnes are other names under consideration before the transfer deadline.


Hazard scolds father for fuelling Real Madrid talk


Eden Hazard Chelsea

Eden Hazard has admitted he scolded father Thierry over the latter's claims that the Chelsea star was holding out for a Real Madrid move.

"I talked with him [to tell him off], no, no worries," he joked to reporters, before underling his commitment to the Blues.

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Roma vow to replace Dzeko


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Roma have plans in place if Chelsea's reported swoop for Edin Dzeko and Emerson comes to pass.

The Premier League club have been linked with a surprising selection of strikers over recent days, with former Wolfsburg and Manchester City man Dzeko one of the men understood to be in their sights .

Asked whether Dzeko and Emerson might join Chelsea, Roma's director of football Monchi told reporters: "Whatever will be will be."

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'No chance' of Vidal January move


Arturo Vidal Bayern Munich

Arturo Vidal says there is "no chance" of him leaving Bayern Munich in January as he wants to challenge for the Champions League this season.

The 30-year-old has been linked with a move to Chelsea despite head coach Jupp Heynckes' insistence nobody would be sold during the transfer window.

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Conte admits possible Batshuayi exit


Michy Batshuayi Kenedy Chelsea Norwich City

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has admitted Michy Batshuayi could leave the club during the current transfer window. 

The Belgian has attracted strong interest from Sevilla, although any move would appear to hinge on whether Chelsea manage to find a striker over the course of January.

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Chelsea can still secure Crouch deal


Peter Crouch Stoke City 2017

Despite Stoke City manager Paul Lambert telling Chelsea that Peter Crouch is not for sale, a deal for the striker could still happen, reports The Independent .

Crouch is believed to be keen for the switch to happen, and if the right offer comes along and Stoke can find a replacement, the 36-year-old will be allowed to leave.


Chelsea turn to Burnley's Barnes


Ashley Barnes

Chelsea have turned to Burnley striker Ashley Barnes in their attempts to bolster their forward line, Goal understands.

The Blues have been linked with Andy Carroll, Edin Dzeko and Peter Crouch in recent days.

And now Antonio Conte's side are interested in bringing Barnes - who has scored three Premier League goals this season - to Stamford Bridge.

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Cole close to Championship return


Carlton Cole

Journeyman striker Carlton Cole is close to a move to the Championship, claims the  Sun

The former Chelsea man is currently training with League One's AFC Wimbledon. 

But he might step up a division after Hull City and Birmingham City targeted the forward in a bid to avoid relegation.

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