Transfer gossip: United still being linked with Willian

Some of the recent transfer speculation involving Chelsea….

Manchester United have again been linked with Willian.

This time the Daily Mail claim United have made enquiries about the Brazilian and that Chelsea have made it clear they do not want to sell him in January.

Willian is said to have discussed his future with Chelsea this week and is apparently happy to stay at Stamford Bridge.


Speculation over Luiz’s future continues

Chelsea: David Luiz

There also continues to be speculation over the future of David Luiz.

The Daily Express claim the defender has held clear-the-air talks with boss Antonio Conte but has told the Italian he will look to leave if he does not get his place back.

The Express reckon Bayern Munich are interested in Luiz, who has also been linked with Real Madrid.


Sun claim clubs are eyeing Scott

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Leicester and Huddersfield are interested in Chelsea youngster Kyle Scott, The Sun claim.

It comes as Scott’s representatives are looking to negotiate a new deal for the 19-year-old midfielder.

The Sun say contract talks are at a stalemate and that there is plenty of interest in Scott, who has 18 months left on his Chelsea contract.

Batshuayi could join Monaco, Telegraph say

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Michy Batshuayi could join Monaco on loan as part of the deal if Chelsea sign Thomas Lemar, the Daily Telegraph say.

It follows reports that Chelsea are keen to sign the France international and speculation that Batshuayi could leave on loan in January.

Former Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo is now at Monaco and is said to be an admirer of Batshuayi, so the Telegraph suggest the striker could move there.

The Telegraph also say Charly Musonda could leave Chelsea on loan in January.

Sun reckon Alex Sandro wants Chelsea move

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Alex Sandro wants to join Chelsea rather than Manchester United, The Sun say.

It follows reports that United are also looking to sign the Juventus left-back, who has been linked with a January move to Stamford Bridge.

The Sun say he has made it clear to Juve that he wants to leave and that Chelsea is his preferred destination.


Bailey approach rebuffed, Mail say

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Bayer Leverkusen have rebuffed an approach from Chelsea for Jamaican winger Leon Bailey, according to the Daily Mail.

It is claimed that Chelsea were looking to spend £22m on the 20-year-old, who has been touted as a potential replacement for Eden Hazard.

The Mail say Leverkusen do not want to sell.

Chelsea tipped to move for Barkley

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The Daily Mail say Chelsea are preparing another bid to sign Ross Barkley from Everton.

The England international backed out of a move to the Bridge during the final hours of the summer transfer window and the Blues have been tipped to make another move for him.