Chelsea’s ‘strong interest’ in transfer and target reveals stance

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The latest Chelsea transfer news and rumours on Thursday

Chelsea’s new boss Graham Potter will be looking forward to his first Premier League game at the helm.

The 47-year-old left his role at Brighton and Hove Albion to take over at Stamford Bridge.

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His side are back in action on 1st October away at Crystal Palace.

Here is a look at the latest news coming out of the club...

Midfielder on radar

Chelsea are reportedly keen on Borussia Dortmund star Jude Bellingham.

The England ace has been a hit in Germany over recent years after leaving Birmingham City to pursue a new challenge abroad.

According to The Athletic, the Blues retain a ‘strong interest’ in luring the midfielder to the Premier League but will face competition for his signature.

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Chelsea-linked player opens up

Chelsea-linked Frenkie De Jong has admitted he didn’t want to leave Barcelona over the summer.

The Holland international was heavily tipped for a move to England with Manchester United also in the frame to land him.

However, he has revealed his stance on his situation, as per ESPN:

“I wanted to stay at Barcelona and my opinion didn’t change. That’s why I stayed calm because I knew what I wanted.”

Loan man enjoys week of debuts

Harvey Vale has been a busy man over the past week.

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The winger made his debut for loan club Hull City last weekend as they were beaten 3-0 away at Swansea City in the Championship.

He then made his first appearance for England U20s last night against Chile.

Vale, 19, was allowed to join the Tigers earlier this month to get some experience under his belt after winning the Blues’ most recent Academy Player of the Year award.

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