Bournemouth are reportedly plotting a double raid on Chelsea, as they look to land Nathan Ake and Asmir Begovic before Tuesday's transfer deadline.
Antonio Conte recently provided updates on the futures of defender Branislav Ivanovic and goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.
Asmir Begovic has confirmed that he has told Chelsea manager Antonio Conte that he would like to leave the club.
Chelsea are interested in signing Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon, according to reports.
The Hard Tackle takes a look at the key news stories surrounding Premier League leaders Chelsea from the day.
The transfer of Asmir Begovic to Bournemouth has reportedly been put on hold, as Chelsea are scouting the market for a suitable replacement for him
Antonio Conte has confirmed that Chelsea are weighing up Bournemouth's offer for Asmir Begovic
Chelsea are close to signing French international goalkeeper Steve Mandanda after holding talks with the 31-year-old, according to reports from the British media.
23 year old Thibaut Courtois is the number one goalkeeper at Chelsea FC, but has been sidelined with injury since the end of August. It is being reported that he will make his return in the Blues game against AFC Bournemouth.
Chelsea FC might be just three points from the relegation zone, but their players still seem to have full faith in manager Jose Mourinho. The Clues have slumped to their seventh defeat in 12 Premier League matches, but the management still has not taken any steps to replace the Portuguese, something that is quite astonishing, considering the fact that they have been quite trigger-happy with other managers in the past. However, it seems that the players are behind Mourinho this time round, and owner Roman Abramovich, although has maintained a sphinx-like silence, is believed to be sifting through his options to replace the “Special One”. One player who has come out in support of Mourinho is goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, who was brought in during the summer transfer window as Thibaut Courtois’ understudy. “We are behind the manager – you can see that from our performances,” said Begovic to BBC. “We think he is the right man and someone we work hard […]