6am Chelsea news: Sarri gives every player the hairdryer, Cesc eyed by AC Milan

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CHLESEA’S biggest superstar and top transfer target are both under the microscope again – with Eden Hazard and Christian Pulisic said to be facing uncertain futures.


Thursday January 01, 1970

Read on below to find out more, plus other transfer news and gossip from Stamford Bridge.


Thursday January 01, 1970

Chelsea players all received a hairdryer from Maurizio Sarri
Chelsea players all received a hairdryer from Maurizio Sarri
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SAY SARRI

MAURIZIO SARRI was so angry with his Chelsea stars after their loss at Tottenham that he gave every player a ten-minute rollicking.

The Blues boss then singled out N’Golo Kante for public criticism.

PUL-LING FACTOR

THE BLUES face increased competition in their bid to sign Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund.


Thursday January 01, 1970

The American winger is expected to leave the German outfit with Manchester United joining the race along with Liverpool.

FAB GIFT

CHELSEA look set to part with Cesc Fabregas in a cut-price £10m deal, with the Spaniard set to move to AC Milan in January.

The ex-Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder has struggled for game time and is out of contract at the end of the season, giving Maurizio Sarri little choice but to take the money and let him go.

EDEN HOME

EDEN HAZARD will sit out of Chelsea’s Europa League clash against PAOK due to injury fears.

The Belgian is expected to be fit to face Fulham – but Maurizio Sarri is concerned his recent problems are affecting his form.

BAY BYE CAL

BAYERN MUNICH want Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi to move to Germany in January – with a view to making him a long-term successor of Franck Ribery or Arjen Robben.

The 18-year-old is eyeing a move away from the Blues after becoming disheartened by the lack of first-team opportunities, with Bundesliga a possibility following Jadon Sancho and Reiss Nelson’s success.

ISCO DIVA

BLUES are hoping Isco’s estranged relationship with Real Madrid will help in their quest to sign the Spanish midfielder.

But they will face competition from the likes of Man City and Arsenal.

COLE CALL

ASHLEY COLE has been offered a reunion with John Terry at Aston Villa after becoming a free agent.

The Chelsea legend was released by LA Galaxy before being offered a new deal worth just £5,000-a-week.


BLUE US OUT THE WATER

DAVID LUIZ has blamed Chelsea’s loss to Tottenham at the weekend on Spurs shocking them with a new system.

The Blues were battered 3-1 at Wembley with the Brazilian defender, 31, directly at fault for two of the goals.

SUMMER PUSH FOR PUL

CHELSEA and Liverpool are both hoping to bring Christian Pulisic to the Premier League, but won’t be able to bring him on board until next summer.

Borussia Dortmund have made it clear they’re prepared to listen to offers for the United States international, but want Pulisic to see the season out with them.

JOSE HAZ A CHANCE

EDEN HAZARD’S odds of a move to Manchester United have been slashed as his Chelsea future remains in doubt.

The Red Devils have joined Real Madrid, PSG and Juventus in the race for the Belgian star as their odds have tumbled in the bookies’ market.

DUFF UP FOR THE BHOYS

DAMIEN DUFF is in contention to coach Celtic Under-20s.

SunSport understands the former Republic of Ireland winger who won two Premier League titles with Chelsea has held talks with the Scottish Premiership champs after Shaun Maloney left to become Belgium No3.

DREAM TEAM

DIDIER DROGBA has revealed that Blues team-mate Frank Lampard had the biggest influence on his career.

The Ivorian has hung up his boots after a 20-year professional career, having been a part of Chelsea’s golden period.