Here are the morning Chelsea headlines for Saturday 3rd October.
New Blues defender sends a message to Lampard
Thiago Silva isn’t interested in treating his Chelsea season as an opportunity to explore London’s tourist spots.
The Brazilian defender – who joined the Blues on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain in the summer – is looking to add an English trophy to a cupboard containing twenty major trophies from Italy and France and internationally.
Chelsea president Frank Lampard has praised Silva for his leadership skills.
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Despite his mistake in last week’s draw against West Bromwich Albion, a serial winner was noticed in the locker room.
“I think it is true that I have a lot to offer in this regard,” Silva said in today’s match program for the match against Crystal Palace “Until I had the opportunity to share the field with my new coach when we played each other at the Maracana in 2013.
“I told him that I was here to help and that he could count on me every step of the way.”
He left Chelsea to regret the previous sales
The outgoing Chelsea transfer business in recent years cannot be mentioned without hearing three names: Mohamed Salah, Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne.
Christian Hennig reports in football. London How could the Blues protect their investments by introducing buyback clauses in deals that took Salah, De Bruyne and Lukaku to Rome, Wolfsburg and Everton, respectively.
he is writing : “It’s impossible to fall on the right side of every deal, so it’s about trying to limit errors and risks. If Chelsea had had a chance to re-sign the trio above they would have been able to do so.
Moreover, it maintains a strong relationship with the player.
“Lukaku was said to have been open to returning to Chelsea and by introducing a buyback clause into these deals he is sending a message to the player that Chelsea thinks they have potential, but activating this potential will require them to leave the club.”
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Lampard wants Barty some time at Chelsea
Chelsea are ready to hijack Arsenal’s transfer plans by making the move to sign Thomas Partey.
According to th telegraph Blues coach Frank Lampard wants a new defensive midfielder, with Declan Rice of West Ham United as his top priority.
But Hammers imposed a sum of £ 80m on the 21-year-old’s head, which means Chelsea can now turn his attention to Atletico Madrid’s Parti, whom they have been watching over recent months.
Any new defensive midfielder who arrives at Stamford Bridge could spell Jorginho’s end.
The Italian international may be heading to Arsenal, who has been holding talks behind the scenes.