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4pm Chelsea news LIVE: Giroud chased by Inter and Bordeaux, FA Cup kit, Isco £44.4m transfer battle with Arsenal

FRANK LAMPARD's Chelsea are looking to end a dismal run of four losses in five games as they head to Jose Mourinho's Spurs.

And off the pitch, the Blues are looking to strengthen their squad with Real Madrid duo Isco and Vinicius Jr.

But Chelsea could be set to lose Olivier Giroud to Inter Milan or Bordeaux, after becoming unhappy about his playing time.

Follow all the latest transfer gossip and updates from the Bridge below...

  • Joshua Jones 's avatarJoshua Jones6 minutes ago21st December 2019

    BORDEAUX have entered the race to sign Olivier Giroud – but the Chelsea striker has his heart set on Inter Milan, according to reports.

    The Ligue 1 side are hoping they can lure the former Arsenal striker, 33, back to France.

    But Giroud's wages will prove a stumbling block, with Inter more likely to pounce in January, say Goal.

    Should the World Cup winner head to Italy to join Inter, he would be reunited with former boss Antonio Conte.

    Giroud has played just five times in the Premier League this season after slipping behind Tammy Abraham and Michy Batshuayi in the pecking order.

    In fact, the former Montpellier striker has made just ONE start since August – a 1-0 loss against West Ham.

  • Joshua Jones 's avatarJoshua Jones1 hour ago21st December 2019

    CHELSEA have signed their first player since their transfer ban was lifted after they snapped up 16-year-old striker Bryan Fiabema.

    The Norwegian youngster impressed during a trial at the Blues and will now link up with the academy.

    Fiabema has already made his senior debut in Norway with current club Tromso, after playing in the game against FK Haugesund in July.

    The forward was joined by fellow Norwegian star Christos Zafeiris on his trial – but as yet it's unsure whether the latter has been offered a deal.

    Fiabema will be closely watched by Frank Lampard, who's already proven he is more than willing to blood talented youth.

  • Joshua Jones 's avatarJoshua Jones2 hours ago21st December 2019

    GLENN HODDLE believes new Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is now at a bigger club than Chelsea.

    Ex-England coach Hoddle says Spurs have a larger fanbase, a bigger stadium and superior training facilities than Mourinho’s old stomping ground in West London.

    Hoddle is a rare commodity in that he has played for and managed both Spurs and Chelsea.

    In a fascinating foreword to the book The Boss — Memories of Bill Nicholson to Jose, published this week, Hoddle said: “First of all we should all applaud the wonderful work of Mauricio Pochettino.

    “If it wasn’t for the way he turned around Spurs then someone like Mourinho wouldn’t have given them a second glance.

    “In fact, up until a couple of years ago, it would have been unimaginable to think of Mourinho at Spurs.

    “So it’s a measure of how well Pochettino has built the team up that the club can attract a manager of Mourinho’s calibre and world standing.

    “But it’s not only Pochettino. It’s the fact the club also now have a world-class training centre and a world-class stadium — all the ingredients to make Spurs an attractive proposition for Mourinho.

  • Joshua Jones 's avatarJoshua Jones3 hours ago21st December 2019

    CHELSEA'S mouthwatering clash against Manchester United will be shown live on Sky Sports in February.

    That will take place on Monday, February 17, with an 8pm kick-off.

    he dates and times of all the Premier League fixtures to be broadcast live on Sky Sports and BT Sport have been released.

    Chelsea's home game against Tottenham, who of course are managed by former Blue Jose Mourinho, will be shown live on Saturday, February 22 with a 12.30pm kick-off on BT Sport.

    Other tasty looking ties see Leicester host Manchester City on that same day, with a 5.30pm kick-off on Sky Sports.

    Both sides are still very much in the Prem title chase.

    Arsenal's hosting of Everton on Sunday, February 23 also makes Sky Sports cameras.

  • Joshua Jones 's avatarJoshua Jones4 hours ago21st December 2019

    ROY KEANE is the greatest Premier League captain in history, according to SunSport readers.

    On the back of Vincent Kompany announcing his departure from Man City after lifting the FA Cup back in May, we devised a poll asking readers to decide who wore the armband the best.

    On the list were Arsenal's Tony Adams, Rio Ferdinand, Steven Gerrard, Keane, Kompany, Wes Morgan, John Terry and Patrick Vieira.

    Around 2600 people had their say and there was a resounding winner.

    United's former hard man Keane took 36 per cent of the votes ahead of Terry in second who had 19 per cent.

    Kompany, who won 10 major domestic trophies, was third followed by Gerrard, Vieira and Adams who all had 9 per cent of votes.

    Ferdinand and Morgan were both at the bottom of the pile.

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