Transfer gossip: Chelsea again linked with Neres

Some of the latest transfer speculation involving Chelsea…

Chelsea are chasing a deal for Ajax forward David Neres after missing out on Luka Jovic, according to reports.

The Daily Star say Chelsea are hopeful of having a Fifa-imposed transfer ban frozen by the Court of Arbitration for Sport and are pressing ahead with summer transfer plans.

They are said to be targeting Neres after Real Madrid agreed the signing of Jovic, who recently featured for Eintracht Frankfurt against Chelsea in the Europa League.

AS link Alonso with Atletico

Marcos Alonso has again been linked with a return to his native Spain.

The Chelsea left-back, who has suffered a dip in form this season, has previously been linked with Barcelona.

And Spanish newspaper AS claim Atletico Madrid are showing an interest in Alonso ahead of a possible move.

Blues linked with French youngster

The Sun have picked up on reports in France linking Chelsea with a move for Marseille defender Boubacar Kamara.

It is claimed that Chelsea have sent scouts to watch the France Under-20 international and will try to sign him if the club’s transfer ban is lifted.

Chelsea to ditch Higuan – Mail

The Daily Mail reports that Chelsea plan to send Gonzalo Higuain back to Juventus.

Chelsea have options to buy the striker or extend his loan for next season, but the Mail say the club will not be keeping him.

Leipzig want Abraham – Sun

Tammy Abraham is wanted by German club RB Leipzig, according to The Sun.

Striker Abraham has impressed this season on loan from Chelsea at Aston Villa, who want to sign him.

Mbuyamba touted for Liverpool move

The Mirror claim Liverpool could pip Chelsea to the signing of Dutch teenager Xavier Mbuyamba.

The 17-year-old defender (pictured on the left above)  has been training with Chelsea ahead of a possible move from Dutch second-tier side MVV Maastricht.

His representatives are keen for Chelsea to offer him a contract and have suggested other clubs are keen to snap him up.

And Liverpool have duly been linked with him, with the Mirror claiming that the Merseyside club are interested.

Hazard speculation

There continues to be speculation over the future of Eden Hazard.

The Daily Express claim the reason Hazard publicly declared that he had made his decision on his future known to Chelsea two weeks ago is that he is trying to force through a move from the Blues to Real Madrid.

It comes as reports in Spain suggest Real are offering around £85m for Hazard and that Chelsea are refusing to accept less than £100m despite the Belgian being about to enter the final year of his contract at Stamford Bridge.

Meanwhile, The Sun say Hazard fears that the prospect of a transfer ban means Chelsea will refuse to sell him this summer.