'He has felt a bit isolated': Another Chelsea loanee struggling to adapt to life abroad
Brazilian winger Angelo had a bright start to the season at Strasbourg, the Ligue 1 club he joined on loan from Chelsea this summer.However, after starting a few games, the 18-year-old has not completed 90 minutes in six weeks and was finally dropped to the bench for the Reims game on Friday.
Chelsea U21 lose to Strasbourg U21 behind closed doors with their new favourite scoreline
On Tuesday, Chelsea's U21 side played a friendly against their counterparts from Strasbourg, making it the first game between the teams forming the BlueCo group under the same ownership.Chelsea had quite a young starting lineup, with only two players older than 19 years old.
Chelsea target Osimhen for January & 3 more big stories you might've missed
Chelsea target Osimhen for JanuaryThe Telegraph reports that the Napoli striker may be open to the move but it could cost at least ₤100m.Pochettino's job not in dangerAccording to Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea owners accept that it will take time for the team to become more consistent and compete for trophies.
'We don’t want incompetence that reigns at Chelsea': Strasbourg fans send scathing letter to owners
Ultra Boys 90, the largest fan group of Ligue 1 club Strasbourg, have sent a letter with scathing criticism of BlueCo, the ownership group that controls their club, as well as Chelsea.“Money without competence doesn’t lead to anything good, and the example of Chelsea, our so-called ‘big brother’, who have spent a lot of money but have had a vertical fall down the English hierarchy, is an important reference point: We don’t want incompetence that reigns at Chelsea at RCSA.
3/3 dribbles, 90% accurate passes: Chelsea loanee delivers in biggest game of his career
Chelsea loanee Angelo Gabriel is settling in at RC Strasbourg quite well and despite the team having only 3 wins in their first 9 games of the season, he has shown a lot of potential.Angelo has already picked up his first assist and was also awarded September's young player of the month award.
Gallagher sets criteria for signing new contract & 2 more under-radar stories at Chelsea
Azpilicueta sends sweet message to HazardCesar Azpilicueta has sent a message to former Chelsea teammate Eden Hazard after his retirement.He tweeted: "Congratulations on your amazing career, mon ami! First, we met on the pitch as opponents, and then we moved to England at the same time to the 'Champions League winners'.
Chelsea talented loanee Angelo Gabriel wins first award in France
Chelsea loanee at Strasbourg Angelo Gabriel has been voted the Ligue 1 Young Player of the Month for his brilliant performances. The Brazilian winger has gradually established himself as a regular starter in Patrick Vieira's side after a slow start to life in France.
Bayern to battle Real Madrid for Reece James signing & 2 more under-radar stories at Chelsea
Chelsea want to buy Strasbourg's young talent and then loan him backAccording to Jonathan Johnson’s column for Caughtoffside, Chelsea could buy Strasbourg's Habib Diarra and then loan him back. “I think this is where the Chelsea link has come from, due to their Strasbourg connection, it’s a way to move the player within the club ownership model and to continue to allow him to develop.
Chelsea plan to buy stake in Portuguese top team — Telegraph
The Telegraph report that Chelsea owners are planning to buy a 'minority stake' in Sporting CP, one of Portugal's most decorated clubs.The plan is to use the Primeira Liga side as a destination for young players to develop at, either for the Chelsea first team or for further sale.
Have Strasbourg been any good since Boehly & co got involved? Answered
In a bid to expand the multi-club model, Chelsea owners took over the top-flight French football club Strasbourg earlier this summer.But have they been any good following the takeover?Answering this question might be a bit too early because there have only been three rounds of fixtures in Ligue 1.
Chelsea co-owner attends Strasbourg game, fans stage protest against multi-club model
Chelsea is not the only focus of their ownership group after they have acquired full control of Ligue 1 side Strasbourg.On Sunday, during Strasbourg's home game against Toulouse, cameras spotted Chelsea co-owner Behdad Eghbali in the stands.
Zakharyan signs for Champions League team from La Liga — Chelsea wanted him last year
Last year, Chelsea were actively pursuing the signing of Russian winger Arsen Zakharyan, but the deal never materialised.Now, there reportedly was interest in the 20-year-old from Strasbourg, a club now firmly inside Chelsea's multi-club model.
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Chelsea plan Caicedo deal before season start & 2 more big stories you might've missed
Chelsea approach Leeds for AdamsThe Blues are reportedly prepared to trigger the £20m release clause for the American midfielder.Chelsea plan Caicedo deal before season startAccording to The Telegraph, another bid for Caicedo is imminent.
Real Madrid could challenge Chelsea for Vlahovic and 2 more under-radar stories
Ares Management is in talks to invest in ChelseaAccording to Bloomberg, Ares Management is in talks to invest in Chelsea FC, with the English Premier League club seeking a capital injection. The US-based investment firm is discussing the size and structure of a possible financing deal with the West London club.
'Deal imminent' for yet another Brazilian talent and 3 more under-radar stories at Chelsea
'Disasi is ready to take the next step': Chelsea sporting directorsCo-sporting directors Laurence Stewart and Paul Winstanley said: "Axel has showcased his quality over several seasons in France and that has deservedly led to recognition on the international stage."He is ready to take the next step in his career and we are delighted that will be with Chelsea.
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Mbappe snubs Al Hilal approach and 2 more under-radar Chelsea stories
Strasbourg in race for ZakharyanFrench side RC Strasbourg are in the race to sign Arsen Zakharyan from Dinamo Moscow, as per Hrach Khachatryan.Zakharyan has been a Chelsea target since last summer but it seems interest has cooled off in him since the signings of numerous other wingers.
Chukwuemeka could leave on loan & 5 more under-radar stories at Chelsea today
Progress in Kudus talksChelsea are 'close' to agreeing personal contract terms with Mohammed Kudus following an initial round of talks with Ajax, according to The Athletic.The 22-year-old winger, who has two years remaining on his deal with the Eredivisie giants, is among the options the Blues are considering this summer.
'Damn, he looked good for Poch': fans react as young Chelsea star joins Strasbourg on loan
Angelo will be joining Strasbourg on loan in August, it has now been confirmed by the Ligue 1 sides's chief scout.Loic Desire said: "He won't be arriving straight away as Chelsea want to integrate him into the club first.
Pochettino's emotions in his first Chelsea game caught on camera & 3 more under-radar stories
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Ex-Chelsea target Onana moves to Man United & 3 more under-radar stories today
Ex-Chelsea midfielder joins BarcelonaFormer Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu has signed for Barcelona from Girona on a three-year contract, it was officially announced earlier this week.The 31-year-old was part of the Blues' squad from 2011 for 2015 before going on to making 217 appearances for Southampton in the Premier League.
Saudi offer still on the table for Aubameyang & 2 more under-radar stories at Chelsea
Vieira set to become Strasbourg head coachEx-Arsenal and Man City star Patrick Vieira is about to become the head coach at Strasbourg, according to RMC Sport.This will be the first appointment after the Ligue 1 club has been taken over by Chelsea ownership group BlueCo.
Chelsea considering Strasbourg as an option for Datro Fofana loan move (reliability: 5 stars)
As per L'Equipe, Ligue 1 club Strasbourg are now being considered as an option for Chelsea to send striker David Datro Fofana on loan.The player is also reported to have other options so they will weigh them and decide the best possible move for his loan move.
Mount won't sign new contract & 2 more big stories you might've missed
Mount won't sign new contractThe midfielder has already delivered his final decision to the club and hopes that it will increase the chances of his move to Man United, Fabrizio Romano reports.Chelsea owners buy StrasbourgBlueCo, the ownership group, has made the first acquisition for the multi-club model they aspire to establish.
How much Chelsea owners paid for Strasbourg revealed - they can cover costs with just one player's sale
According to The Guardian, Chelsea ownership group BlueCo have paid around £65m to acquire a controlling stake at Ligue 1 side Strasbourg.Coincidentally, the Blues are close to selling Kai Havertz to Arsenal for the same fee.
'Boehly not welcome': Strasbourg fans react as Chelsea set to buy 40% stake in Ligue 1 club
Chelsea are set to buy a 40% stake in Ligue 1 club Strasbourg, according to French reporter Romain Molina and The Guardian's Ed Aarons.This will be the first step towards the ambition of the Chelsea ownership group to build a multi-club model, with the Premier League side in the centre of the structure.