Chelsea weekend round-up: Terry deal readied, Rooney snub expected, team in 'transition'

John Terry

All the latest news and gossip from the past couple of days at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea beat Crystal Palace yesterday - in what proved to be a tough game against The Eagles. Tony Pulis’ men had many chances to steal points from the game whilst Chelsea were wasteful in front of goal.

In the end however strikes from Fernando Torres and Ramires proved enough - despite Marouane Chamakh’s goal for Palace.

After the game Mourinho stated that his team were in transition as once again hey looked ropey in their victory and are yet to reach full steam this season:

“We all know that this is a transitional period. We all know that we have just a few players from the winning side from the past. We know that we have lots of young talent to improve.”

Wayne Rooney is reportedly set to snub The Blues and sign a new deal at Manchester United.

Rooney has been heavily linked with Chelsea over the past six months but it is now apparent he wants to remain a Red Devil.

His contract expires in 2015.

John Terry is all set to receive a new one-year deal at the club. The former England captain and Chelsea legend is set to be offered a 12-month extension to his current deal which expires in the summer.

The 33-year-old is believed to want a Chelsea stay.

Chelsea are joining the race for highly rated Colombian and reported Manchester United target Fredy Guarin.

The 27-year-old midfielder, who was linked with Spurs in the summer, is now believed to be open to a move.

A bid of £10 million is reportedly being readied.

Chelsea have warned a section of fans over persistent standing. An email has been sent out to season ticket holders to inform them of the expected protocol and code of conduct at Stamford Bridge.

 

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