Chelsea are likely to reject Newcastle's loan bid for Ruben Loftus-Cheek as the club are holding out for a Premier League move.
We take a look at some of the major news doing the rounds about Chelsea Football Club today.
Chelsea have made two major signings this summer, but their transfer business in the midfield department could be less notable in the coming weeks..
Chelsea travel to Villa Park on Saturday and will hope to get their second win in 6 games in all competitions. Manager Guus Hiddink will have to assess the form and fatigue of players who have returned after 2 weeks of international duty as they go to face an unpredictable Aston Villa side playing their first game since the departure of manager Remi Garde.
Manchester United striker James Wilson and Liverpool FC defender Joe Gomez and winger Jordan Ibe have been handed their first England Under-21 call-up by manager Gareth Southgate for next month's matches with USA and Norway. Joining them are Chelsea FC duo of Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Nathaniel Chalobah.
As the Premier League gameweek three draws to a close, we look at five under 21 players that are set to leave their mark on the new campaign.