Papy Djilobodji of Nantes in action during the french Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain FC and FC Nantes at the Parc des Princes stadium. Photo: John Berry/Getty Images

Senegal defender Papy Djilobodji has signed a four-year deal with Chelsea, Nantes have announced. The Premier League champions made their move for the(...)

Augsburg left back Baba Rahman will join Chelsea on completion of a medical. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images

Chelsea’s pursuit of defensive reinforcements looks like finally making some progress after the club agreed a deal with the German club FC Augsburg to(...)

Cesc Fàbregas showing his appreciation for Arsenal fans at the Emirates last season when Chelsea played their London rivals. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Cesc Fàbregas is steeling himself for a hostile reaction from Arsenal fans when Chelsea take on his former club in the Community Shield on Sunday. Th(...)

Bayern Munich Arturo Vidal poses for the media following his transfer from Juventus. Photograph: Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP

Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal has completed his move to Bayern Munich from Juventus. The German champions have confirmed that Vidal has signed a four(...)

Chelsea have sold Brazilian full-back to Atletico Madrid just a year after he made the move from Madrid to Stamford Bridge. Photo: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Chelsea have sold defender Filipe Luis back to Atletico Madrid, the Premier League club announced on their website. The 29-year-old Brazilian, a £16mi(...)

Filipe Luís is to return to Atlético Madrid a year after signing for Chelsea. Photograph: PA

Filipe Luís, the Brazil full-back, will leave Chelsea and return to Atlético Madrid after a fee believed to be in the region of €23m was agreed betwee(...)

Bayern Munich are close to signing Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal but chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says a deal is not yet done. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Bayern Munich are close to signing Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal but chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says a deal is not yet done. After aroun(...)

 Pedro signed a contract extension through to 2019 in June. Photograph: Getty Images

Spain forward Pedro will meet the Barcelona manager, Luis Enrique, today to discuss his future amid suggestions Chelsea are prepared to trigger the(...)

Petr Cech could leave Chelsea in search of regular football, with Arsenal potential suitors. Photograph: Reuters

Arsenal The three most obvious positions where Arsenal require an upgrade are goalkeeper, centre-forward and defensive midfielder. In goal Wojc(...)

Saido Berahino and Darren Fletcher celebrate West Brom’s opener in their 3-0 win over Chelsea at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Reuters

West Bromwich Albion 3 Chelsea 0 This was not the way Jose Mourinho envisaged the Premier League champions playing out the rest of the season a(...)