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Peter Crouch: Chelsea make contact with Stoke over veteran striker

Peter Crouch has scored 22 goals in 42 games for England Chelsea have made contact with Stoke about signing veteran striker Peter Crouch but no deal is imminent, BBC Sport understands. Blues boss Antonio Conte wants to bring in a striker, which would allow Michy Batshuayi to leave the club this month. West Ham’s Andy […]

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Chelsea 1-1 Norwich City (5-3 pens)

Highlights: Chelsea 1-1 Norwich (5-3 pens) Chelsea beat Norwich on penalties in the FA Cup third-round replay as English football had its first video refereeing controversy. Blues keeper Willy Caballero saved the Canaries’ first penalty from Nelson Oliveira – the only missed kick of the shootout. Michy Batshuayi had given Chelsea the lead in the […]

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Emerson Palmieri: Chelsea ‘interested in Roma full-back’

Emerson Palmieri played 36 times for Roma in 2016-17 before suffering his cruciate injury Chelsea have enquired about Roma defender Emerson Palmieri, according to a source close to the Serie A club. Reports state that the Italian outfit want around £20m for the 23-year-old Brazil-born left-back. Palmieri, who had a season on loan at Palermo […]

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Ross Barkley transfer: ‘No fraud’ in Everton to Chelsea move

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The England international has signed a five-and-a-half-year deal with Chelsea An investigation into the Liverpool mayor’s claims that there may have been fraud involved in Ross Barkley’s transfer from Everton to Chelsea has found no evidence of criminal activity. Joe Anderson, a lifelong Everton fan, wrote to the Football […]