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Chelsea FC news: Frank Lampard insists Blues need more signings, but believes Alvaro Morata is ’20-goal a season man’

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte Sunday, August 6, 2017 Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has told talkSPORT the club needs to make more signings this summer if they are to compete on all four fronts. The 2016/17 Premier League champions have added Alvaro Morata, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Antonio Rudiger, and Willy Caballero this summer, but sold stars like Nemanja Matic, Nathan Ake, Asmir Begovic, and Nathaniel Chalobah, leaving them, on paper, no stronger than before. And with the Blues competing in the Champions League again thanks to last season’s success, Lampard insisted more…

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Chelsea FC news: New signing Alvaro Morata targets trophies after moving to Stamford Bridge

Alvaro Morata in action for Real Madrid against Chelsea Saturday, July 22, 2017 Alvaro Morata has set his sights on winning further silverware at Chelsea after completing his move from Real Madrid.  The Spain striker, linked with a move to Manchester United earlier in the transfer window, signed a five-year deal with the Premier League champions on Friday night in a move believed to be worth around £60million. The 24-year-old, who scored 20 goals as Real won both LaLiga and the Champions League last season, told Chelsea’s official website: “I…

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Alvaro Morata: Chelsea complete £60m deal for Real Madrid striker

Chelsea have completed the £60m signing of striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid on a five-year-deal. The Spain international, 24, scored 20 goals last season after rejoining Real from Italian champions Juventus. Morata won La Liga and the Champions League, but the majority of his appearances were as a substitute. Premier League champions Chelsea have also signed goalkeeper Willy Caballero, defender Antonio Rudiger and midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko this summer. Morata will now join up with the Blues squad on their pre-season tour of Asia. “Alvaro has proven class at the…

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Premier League Golden Boot: Contenders for 2017/18 award, including Lukaku, Morata and Kane

The winner of the last two Golden Boots – with 25 and 29 goals in respective seasons – Tottenham striker Kane will start the 2017/18 campaign as favourite to be crowned top goalscorer again. He ended last year having struck 29 times in just 30 matches, scoring at a rate of a goal every 87 minutes. Should he replicate that form next term and stay free of injury, Kane could easily break the record for most goals scored in a 38-game Premier League season (31), and could even pass the…

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Chelsea FC: How Antonio Conte's team could line up next season with Morata, Bakayoko and one more summer signing

Courtois will remain Chelsea’s number one next season and will be looking to add another Golden Glove to his personal trophy cabinet. Thursday, July 20, 2017 It’s been a slow but steady summer transfer window, so far, from Chelsea. Antonio Conte has strengthened in midfield and is on the verge of signing a £60m striker, with the possibility of others to follow. So how could Chelsea’s strongest XI look next season? Scroll through the gallery above to take a look at a predicted Blues line-up. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

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'Chelsea fans will be punching the air over £60m Morata deal'

Chelsea fans will be “punching the air” after the club agreed a deal to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, says former Blues winger Pat Nevin. Morata, 24, will discuss personal terms and have a medical after Real accepted an offer of about £60m for him. Chelsea had previously tried to re-sign Romelu Lukaku, but the Belgium striker instead joined Manchester United. “It’s not the one they were left with, it’s the one they wanted, absolutely,” Nevin told BBC Radio 5 live. The deal was announced a day after manager…

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