Chelsea Transfer News and Rumors 07 July 2012
Jose Mourinho was fighting hard with the Real Madrid board to sign Maicon. Also, Maicon prefers Real over Chelsea. The report says: Even though Maicon was ready to lower his wage demands, Real Madrid’s board did not find merit in recruiting the 31 year old Brazilian.
Real Madrid closes the door on Maicon deal ~ Marca
Marca reported first about the Maicon deal being rejected by Madrid’s board. His age and wage demands have been sited as reasons for the deal falling through.
Porto urged to be ‘realistic’ over Hulk ~ ESPN Soccernet
The latest according to this report is that, Porto are asking for €70 Million. A good €30 Million short of Hulk’s buy out clause. Also, the report suggests, Hulk’s advisers and Porto are set for a showdown. Although many clubs are interested in Hulk, Porto’ price tag is putting them off.
Tottenham prepares 45 million by Hulk ~ ABola
ABola is basing its story on Daily Star, which had earlier suggested that, AVB could lure Hulk to Spurs. The Modric sale to Madrid fund could be used to sponsor the deal. Merely speculative, at the moment.
Bastian Schweinsteiger to Chelsea? ~ VitalFootball
With Modric deal being a no go, rumor mill has turned it’s attention towards Bastian. The above report is based on the tweet below. The motivation for such a story could have been the meeting between Bastian and Roman during the Euros. Again, speculative, for the time being.
Demba Ba ensures that not leaving Newcastle ~ Abola
Demba Ba was linked to Chelsea among several other clubs courtesy of his £7 Million release clause. The above report has used Demba Ba’s tweet to calm down the rumors. Tweet Below:
Holla back everybody. So much stuff about me lately. Rumours are rumours! Just forget about it. By the way i had the best holiday ever!!
— Demba Ba (@dembabafoot) July 3, 2012
Pizarro marked Marin’s Chelsea card ~ EatSleepSport
First it was Ex-Blue Joe Cole who had put in a good word to Hazard about Chelsea. Now, we have to come to know of another Ex-Blue Pizarro doing the same. Even though Pizarro had a torrid time as a player at Chelsea, he has said good things about the club to Marin. The report also says that Pizarro still owns a house at Cobham.
Lampard offered stunning £230,000-a-week deal to join mystery Chinese club ~ Goal
First it was LA Galaxy and now it is China. Before you start speculating, the report has suggested that, Lampard does not wish to move out of London. He had a revival of sorts under RDM and he may well see out his contract.
So those were some of the news regarding Chelsea over the net. Till next time KTBFFH.
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