Here are your headlines from the evening of Chelsea for Thursday, March 25th.
The Blues have given a big boost to fitness
Chelsea have been given reinforcement in condition with a knee injury suffered by Jorginho, which the midfielder’s agent described as a “not serious problem”.
Jorginho, football.london Understandably, he knocked during the Blues ’draw with Leeds United and would have been excluded from the Champions League match with Atletico Madrid had he not already been suspended.
The 29-year-old did not train with Chelsea’s first-team team ahead of their FA Cup quarter-final clash with Sheffield United and was not selected to the 38-man Italy team for World Cup qualifiers.
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Halland’s father tells Chelsea how to complete the transfer
Erling Halland’s father insists that every decision to sign a prolific striker must be in the club, not in the manager.
Haaland will be the subject of a competition this summer with a number of clubs interested in signing the 20-year-old.
The Norwegian has scored 49 goals in 49 games for Borussia Dortmund since moving to Germany from Red Bull Salzburg last January.
Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City are all interested in the player, who has a contract in Dortmund until 2024, although there is a dismissal clause that can be activated next summer.
Pulisic makes the decision amid transfer transfers
Chelsea midfielder Christian Pulisic has admitted he is thrilled to be playing at this year’s Japan Olympics for the US.
His decision comes amid speculation that his long-term future at Stamford Bridge could be in doubt as the former Borussia Dortmund player has found limited playing time under new boss Thomas Tuchel.
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Pulisic has only started once in the Premier League since the German’s first game in England at home against the Wolves.
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An awkward truth about Mount that Foden and Maddison fans don’t understand
In November, Frank Lampard resolutely addressed accusations from those outside Chelsea that favoring was the reason Mason Mount always went in his favor.
Lampard is not the only coach to have defended his choice for Mount this season.
In October, England boss Gareth Southgate spoke publicly about the criticism the Chelsea star was receiving from so-called fans on social media and even from certain sections of the media.