Chelsea transfer news on premier league


Aston Villa have not received an offer for Ashley Young, despite the club admitting they would listen to bids of around £25million. Chelsea and Tottenham are both thought to be interested, although Spurs' chances are low as they are direct rivals. (Times)

Chelsea are close to completing a deal with MFK Kosice to bring Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic to Stamford Bridge. The player has agreed a four-year deal and a £5m transfer fee. (The Sun)

Mark Hughes has stepped up his bid to sign John Terry by insisting a move to Manchester city would revitalise the England captain's career. (Mail)

John Terry has been told a decision over his future must be made before Chelsea leave for their pre-season tour to America on Thursday. (Express)

Carlo Ancelotti has met with Terry to discuss rumours of a move to Man City and believes the defender is happy to stay at Chelsea despite rumours of a £300,000-a-week salary offer. (Sun)

Chelsea could take advantage of the Middlesbrough fire sale to snap up England Under-21 star Andy Johnson - a target for Real Madrid last season - for as little as £8 million. (Mail)

Ancelotti is prepared to let defender Michael Mancienne re-join Wolves on another 12-month loan deal.

Chelsea have announced the £18 m signing of CSKA Moscow's Yuri Zhirkov.

When Ancelotti officially takes over at Chelsea he will be handed a £60 million transfer kitty - Franck Ribery remains his first choice. (Star)

Ashley Cole is ready to sign a new contract that is likely to see him end his career at the club.

Chelsea are still in the hunt for AC Milan's Brazilian forward Pato. (Sun)

Daniel Sturridge, Yuri Zhirkov and Ross Turnbull will become Carlo Ancelotti's first signings at Chelsea. (Mirror)

Florent Malouda snubbed a move to AC Milan to sign a new deal with Chelsea.

Arsenal have offered Emmanuel Adebayor to AC and Inter Milan to prevent the 25-year-old from joining Chelsea. (Mirror)

Zlatan Ibrahimovich's agent has suggested that the forward is likely to start next season as a Chelsea player. (Goal)

Jose Bosingwa looks to be getting closer to a move to Bayern Munich. (Times)