6am Chelsea news: Loftus-Cheek in demand, Luiz and Fabregas deal doubts and Sandro bid

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THE futures of over-30s duo Cesc Fabregas and David Luiz plus starlet Ruben Loftus-Cheek are in the air – while Dutch whizkid Orkun Kokcu could be one replacement.


Thursday January 01, 1970

Read all this and more gossip, with the latest views and transfer news, from Stamford Bridge.


Thursday January 01, 1970

Chelsea are likely to offer Cesc Fabregas and David Luiz only short new deals
Chelsea are likely to offer Cesc Fabregas and David Luiz only short new deals
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CESC ‘N LUIZ IN CONTRACT TUSSLE

CESC FABREGAS and David Luiz are locked in a contract battle with Chelsea because they are unwilling to agree to the club’s new terms.

Blues chiefs want to offer short-term deals to tie in with their policy for over-30s.

CHELSEA FIGHT LONDON RIVALS FOR ORKUN

ARSENAL, Chelsea and Tottenham will battle for Feyenoord wonderkid Orkun Kokcu, according to reports.


Thursday January 01, 1970

The 17-year-old is one of the hottest young talents in Europe and the Premier League big boys are on red alert.

BLUES TARGET SANDRO ‘GETS PREM OFFER’

ALEX SANDRO has received an £8.9million-a-year offer from an unnamed Premier League club, according to reports.

The Juventus full-back is looking for around £7m per season, plus bonuses, to sign a new deal with the Serie A champions, say calciomercato.

RUBEN EYED BY PREM RIVALS AND SCHALKE

RUBEN LOFTUS-CHEEK is a January transfer target for Bundesliga side Schalke.

Despite netting against Fulham, the midfielder could still be set for a move away from Stamford Bridge with Crystal Palace, Newcastle, West Ham and Bournemouth also interested.

MILAN’S FAB DESIGNS

AC MILAN are pushing ahead with plans to bag Cesc Fabregas, according to reports.

The Chelsea midfielder has fallen down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge since the arrival of Maurizio Sarri last summer.

FIRST PULISIC BID

CHELSEA have made an official approach to buy Borussia Dortmund’s £70million-rated whizkid Christian Pulisic, according to reports.

It is understood the Premier League giants spoke with Dortmund on Friday.

BLUES IN FOR ISCO

ARSENAL and Chelsea are ready to battle for Real Madrid star Isco – but could face competition from rivals Tottenham.

The three heavyweights have each been linked in the past but his comments could spell bad news.

MILIT-ANT TENDENCY

CHELSEA have lined up Porto centre-back Eder Militao in the January transfer window.

With Andreas Christensen out of favour and Gary Cahill’s departure imminent, Maurizio Sarri is desperate for further competition for David Luiz and Antonio Rudiger.