According to Chelsea FC news sources, Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala have had a 70 million bid rejected for Atletico Madrid star Radamel Falcao. The Colombian striker scored 24 league targets last season for his Spanish club and became the first player to score 36 objectives in all competitions in his debut season, a new club record. Far more than financially stable Anzhi Makhachkala are not the only group interested in the 26-year-old even so, with Chelsea reportedly looking to add to their attack at the moment possessing only Fernando Torres and Daniel Sturridge as clear strikers and wanting to give manager Roberto Di Matteo a lot more alternatives.
Falcao has begun the new season of La Liga in superb type obtaining scored three instances in just two games and he also performed impressively in the UEFA Super Cup against Chelsea which Atletico won 4-1 thanks to his sensational hat-trick. It appears like Falcao will not be joining the likes of Roberto Carlos and Samuel Eto at Anzhi Makhachkala anytime quickly even though, as with Atletico rejecting the 70 million bid, it suggests he is not for sale to them or any other team interested. Madrid purchased Falcao for around 40 million employing in element the money they received from the sale of Sergio Aguero to Manchester City. Now, with Aguero getting already been pried away from the club they appear set to attempt to hold on to their star man regardless of the cost.
Chelsea could lose Oriol Romeu to Valencia according to reports in the Spanish press. The 20-year-old midfielder impressed on arrival at Stamford Bridge but has hardly played below new manager Roberto Di Matteo, prompting interest from the Spanish club. Spanish sports paper Super Deporte claim that Valencia sent scouts to watch Romeu, who however for them was an unused substitute in final night’s 6- thrashing of Croatia U21s, with a view to making a 5m move for the player. Even so such a fee would certainly be seen as derisory by the London club, especially as the midfielder is in line for more playing time, following Raul Meireles’ sale to Fenerbahce and Michael Essien’s loan to True Madrid.
Following the current comments from Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini stating that he wants to leave Everton in January, it has naturally alerted some of the most significant football clubs in the planet. Fellaini is a very sought after player and despite the fact that he did make a half-hearted try to play down the comments by way of his Twitter account, it is really clear for all to see that he desires out of Everton. Chelsea are quick front runners for his signature, possessing been scouting the 25-year-old for the last two years, producing a number of enquiries to open talks with the player, which had been all rejected by Everton. Toffees’ manager David Moyes could well be prepared to listen to provides as it now appears inevitable that his superstar midfielder will be leaving the club.
The latest crazy rumor doing the rounds is that Arsenal are lining up a sensational bid to bring Chelsea legend Didier Drogba back to London. Chelsea News sources report the Gunners want to prise Drogba away from Shanghai Shenhua. The Gunners are desperate to find a verified scorer to replace Robin van Persie and they have produced enquiries with the Chinese club to see if there is a way of bringing the striker, 34, back to London. The Gunners are aware of internal upheaval at Shanghai where Drogba and ex-Chelsea team-mate Nicolas Anelka have been caught up in a boardroom power struggle. Drogba — believed to be on £200,000 a week — had been linked with a shock switch to Liverpool. True Madrid manager Jose Mourinho, who originally took the hitman to Stamford Bridge in 2004, also kept an eye on the Ivorian in the course of the summer transfer window.
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