Another rejected bid for Sandro leaves Conte furious, Van Dijk stay confirmed by club chairman & other top stories this morning
Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk is 'not for sale in this window', club chairman Ralph Krueger has reiterated.
Antonio Conte is furious with his former club Juventus after they have turned down another offer for left-back Alex Sandro.
The Blues have stepped up their pursuit of Southampton right-back Cedric Soares as the Portuguese is considered a cheaper alternative to other targets.
Chelsea could become a lifeline for Grzegorz Krychowiak, surplus to requirements at PSG, as the Parisian club look to offset Neymar spendings.
The midfield hunt continues: Leicester are ready to sell Danny Drinkwater to the Blues, but for no less than £40; Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is needed at Emirates by Arsene Wenger; Ross Barkley is injured and any move on him is unlikely.
Chelsea may finally have been given a major boost in their hopes of offloading Diego Costa before the end of the summer transfer window thanks to interest from Deportivo La Coruna. At the same time, Atletico Madrid remain keen on the former player and contemplate reimbursig Costa's fines.