Chelsea Transfer News/Rumours Update – 9 January 2013
1) Bafetimbi Gomis to Chelsea :
Source: Sky Sports · According to source, transfer takes place in: Winter
Bafetimbi Gomis has admitted there is set to be a firm decision on his future in January as he will either leave Lyon or sign a new deal with the French club. Reports have suggested that Gomis is attracting interest from England, with Chelsea in pole position and said to be already in talks with Lyon.
2) Gonzalo Higuain to Chelsea :
Source: Metro · According to source, transfer takes place in: Summer
Chelsea’s hopes of signing Gonzalo Higuain look to have improved after his agent asked for discussions with Real Madrid about the striker’s future.The Argentina international has started just 16 La Liga games last season and is frustrated about his lack of opportunities. With Chelsea only having Torres and Ba available as strikers, Higuain could be a transfer to expect.
3) Alvaro Negredo to Chelsea :
Source: AS · According to source, transfer takes place in: Winter
Chelsea are preparing an 18 million euro offer to sign Sevilla striker Álvaro Negredo, after it became apparent that signing David Villa would prove almost imposible. Negredo is 27 years of age and has 8 goals in 16 games in this La Liga season.
Other News :
1) Ashley Cole to PSG :
Source: mirror.co.uk · According to source, transfer takes place in: Summer
Big-spending Paris Saint-Germain have made a sensational move to sign Ashley Cole. Cole, 31, has under one year left on his current contract and has yet to be offered a new deal – which has alerted PSG.
2) Frank Lampard to China :
Source: Express.co.uk · According to source, transfer takes place in: Summer
Stars Rio Ferdinand and Frank Lampard have been linked to lucrative moves to play in China next season. Manchester United defender Ferdinand and Chelsea midfielder Lampard are on the radar of Super League club Guizhou Renhe, who is it claimed are set to offer them £250,000 a week.
3) Florent Malouda to Paris :
According to Le Parisien on Tuesday it would even be very interested in the challenge that has not yet been proposed. Under contract with Chelsea until June 2013, the former Lyon player seems to have been around the issue in the London club. At 31, it does not stop there and absolutely wants to participate in the Euro with the team of France in June. This is why he has the intention to revive his career in Paris or elsewhere, but no doubt that his salary (about 500,000 euros gross per month according to the British press) is not a problem with the new owners of PSG. One more reason to recruit him.
What do you think of the recent rumours? Should Chelsea buy the strikers Gomis, Negredo or Higuain? Should Chelsea sell Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole, sign them up or let them play out their contracts? Should Florent Malouda be sold to PSG? Let us know in the comments. We’d love to hear your opinion and view!