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Ex-Chelsea youth star Jeremie Boga open to a Stamford Bridge return

Sassuolo winger and former Chelsea academy star Jeremie Boga has admitted that he would consider a return to Stamford Bridge presently as there is less competition for places in his position. The 23-year-old graduated from the Blues academy in 2015 but made just one appearance for the senior team before being shipped to Italy in 2018. With the departure of Eden Hazard, as well as the possible conclusion of Willian and Pedro's Chelsea careers, the attacker can see a clear path into Frank Lampard's team. In a chat with The Athletic, the Ivory Coast international said: ‘When I was there, it was Willian, Hazard, Pedro. When Jose Mourinho was there, it was [Mohamed] Salah. ‘There were a lot of good wingers. For me, it has always been if I can’t play, then I will try to go on loan or tr...

Abramovich still intimately involved with Chelsea, will fend off bids

Chelsea FC chairman Bruce Buck has revealed that owner Roman Abramovich is still intimately involved with the club and will reject any bargain bids from any investors for its sale. Questions have been raised over his involvement at the club in recent times as the spending power has reduced in comparison to when he newly acquired the outfit. He also attends fewer games in recent times One contributing factor has been the visa issues in Britain as Abramovich was born in Saratov but had to take Israeli citizenship in May 2018 to enable him to remain hands-on in England. The Russian has welcomed offers but has no desire to part with the club and will continue to decide on how things are run at Stamford Bridge to ensure the continued progress of the club. GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDIC...