Chelsea have loved an unbeaten begin to the brand new Premier League marketing campaign, garnering 4 factors from two video games. Thomas Tuchel’s males subsequent face Leeds United on Sunday (August 21) at Elland Highway.
On that be aware, here is a take a look at the important thing Chelsea switch tales as on August 18, 2022:
Chelsea planning to hijack Juventus’ transfer for Memphis Depay
Chelsea are planning to hijack Juventus’ transfer for Memphis Depay, in accordance with Tuttosport by way of The Hard Tackle. The Dutch ahead is surplus to necessities on the Camp Nou, and Barcelona are desperate to get him off their books. The Bianconeri stay thinking about taking him to Italy.
The Serie A giants wish to improve their assault this summer time and have turned their consideration to Depay, significantly after an damage to new signing Angel Di Maria. Nonetheless, the Blues are additionally maintaining a detailed eye on the Dutchman as they give the impression of being to fill the void left behind by Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner.
Callum Hudson-Odoi prone to depart on mortgage
Callum Hudson-Odoi, 21, is prone to depart Chelsea on mortgage this summer time, in accordance with The BBC.
The Englishman is very rated at Stamford Bridge however has struggled for alternatives. Hudson-Odoi managed simply 15 appearances within the Premier League final season and is but to seem within the present marketing campaign. The Blues don’t wish to lose the participant and are prepared to let him depart on mortgage as an alternative.
Hudson-Odoi is producing curiosity from Borussia Dortmund, Southampton and Newcastle United. He is is just not a part of Tuchel’s plans proper now, so a brief transfer could be in one of the best pursuits of all events.
Marc Cucurella opens up on settling in at Stamford Bridge
Marc Cucurella has revealed that his new teammates have helped him combine nicely into the squad. The Spanish full-back moved to Stamford Bridge earlier this summer time from Brighton & Hove Albion.
Talking to the Blues website, Cucurella praised the ambiance on the membership.
“After all, you’re nervous as a result of they’ve huge gamers who received Champions Leagues and World Cups, crucial gamers. The group may be very unified with ambiance, and the gamers are pleased right here. I knew I used to be coming to an enormous membership, however they’re regular individuals, and that makes it good,” stated Cucurella.
“After that, I prefer it as a result of the standard of the gamers is so excessive; the coaching is excellent, and within the video games, all of the gamers run, so if perhaps I fail, then one other participant helps me.”
Cucurella additionally stated that Cesar Azpilicueta has helped him cool down at Stamford Bridge.
“That is good as a result of when your teammates assist one another, these are the groups who win trophies. Azpilicueta helped me rather a lot as a result of he speaks Spanish, so helps with the home, the college and the youngsters. It’s excellent for me that the captain is Spanish, and he helps me. He’s a legend right here with an extended historical past in an enormous membership, enjoying each recreation, so (he is) an vital participant,” stated Cucurella.
Cucurella additionally revealed his delight to satisfy N’Golo Kante, who he had heard a whole lot of good issues about.
“I like rather a lot Reece James’s type of play. He’s participant and performs right-back, so it’s an analogous place however on the opposite aspect. Probably the most curiosity for me earlier than I got here right here was Kante as a result of I learn a whole lot of information that he’s very quiet and really human. I believe that is true, and I’m very pleased to be right here with him,” stated Cucurella.
Cucurella made his first begin for Chelsea towards Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, bagging an help within the 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge.