Tuesday’s biggest Chelsea news and transfer rumour gossip.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says he is unable to stop goalkeeper Petr Cech, 32, joining Arsenal this summer, according to the Daily Mirror.
The Blues manager previously stated that he didn’t want to let the veteran stopper join a Premier League rival.
Mourinho says the Premier League has greater strength in depth than its Spanish equivalent and Barcelona and Real Madrid would not be as dominant if they played in England, according to talkSPORT.
The former Real boss has taken several swings at his former employers over the years and doesn’t appear to be letting up just yet.
Jose Mourinho “blames” Arsenal, Manchester City and United for Chelsea defeat at West Brom, the Daily Mirror reports.
Mourinho believes that his players took their foot off the gas because their rivals are so far behind them.
Nathan Ake has lifted the lid on life as a young player under Jose Mourinho in the Daily Star.
The 20-year-old has been on the periphery of the Chelsea first team this season, and is expected to make more of a contribution next term.
Chelsea are closing in on the cut-price signing of Marseille midfielder Giannelli Imbula, according to reports in the Metro.
The 22-year-old has been on Chelsea’s radar all season as Mourinho looks to bolster his midfield options ahead of their title defence next season.