8.25pm Chelsea transfer news LIVE: Hudson-Odoi PICTURED by private jet, Declan Rice UPDATE, Sarr to Porto, Bakayoko loan – The Sun

CALLUM HUDSON-ODOI's future is the talk of the town at the Bridge after the winger posted a picture of himself next to a private jet.

Meanwhile the Blues look set to miss out on Declan Rice, while Tiemoue Bakayoko has left for Napoli on loan.

Get all the latest updates from Stamford Bridge here…

  • Joe Miles

    HUD ENOUGH?

    Callum Hudson-Odoi has sent fans into meltdown with this cryptic Instagram post.

    One said: “Where on earth is he going??????”

    Another added: “Do not tell me you are going to Bayern Munich.”

    And one Instagram: “Where are you off to Callum? Don't do this to me.”

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  • Joe Miles

    'NEW TEAM, NEW CHALLENGE'

    Tiemoue Bakayoko is ready to take on a new challenge in Italy with Napoli.

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    New team! New challenge!

    A post shared byTiemoué Bakayoko 14 🇨🇮🇫🇷 (@bakayoko_official14) on

  • Joe Miles

    BAK AT IT

    Chelsea have said farewell to Tiemoue Bakayoko following his switch to Napoli.

    A statement on the club website read: “The midfielder will link up again with Gennaro Gattuso, the Napoli manager who was in charge of AC Milan when Bakayoko spent the 2018/19 season there.

    “The Frenchman joined Chelsea in the summer of 2017 and made 43 appearances for the Blues under Antonio Conte, scoring three goals.

    “He played the full game as we beat Manchester United in the FA Cup final at Wembley.”

  • Joe Miles

    DONE DEAL

    Tiemoue Bakayoko has completed his loan move to Napoli from the Blues.

  • Joe Miles

    SAUR NOTE

    Michy Batshuayi has fired a cheeky dig at Arsenal on social media after they temporarily axed their much-loved mascot Gunnersaurus.

    It was revealed on Monday how Jerry Quy – the man inside the costume – has lost his job of 27 years as a result of cuts due to coronavirus.

    The news of the sacking sent social media into meltdown, with Chelsea striker Batshuayi – on loan at Crystal Palace – giving his say on the matter.

    Posting a picture of him embracing the Belgium national team's mascot, he tweeted: “And this is how you treat your team mascot.”

  • Joe Miles

    HAMMER TIME

    West Ham are considering a bid to take Fikayo Tomori on loan from Chelsea.

    Tomori had been set to stay at Stamford Bridge but the failure to offload Toni Rudiger means the Blues are now stacked with too many defenders.

    Now the Hammers are looking at a possible loan for the remainder of the season having seen a bid to sign Jonathan Tah from Leverkusen rejected.

  • Joe Miles

    CHEEKY MOVE

    Ruben Loftus-Cheek is hoping to complete a loan move to Fulham, according to The Times.

    Frank Lampard has given the England star permission to leave on loan for the 2020-21 season.

    But the Blues boss sees Loftus-Cheek's long-term future with him at Chelsea.

    He is desperate to secure regular first-team football this term.

  • Joe Miles

    RICE ISN'T RIGHT

    Chelsea have priced out a move for top target Declan Rice.

  • Joe Miles

    MADE HIS MARC

    Marcel Lavinier has confirmed his move to Tottenham from Chelsea on Instagram.

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    Delighted to have signed for @spursofficial in the next step of my career. Very big club with very high ambitions. Grateful for this opportunity and I can’t wait to get started !🔥 #COYS🤍🤍

    A post shared byMarcel Lavinier (@marcel.lavinier) on

  • Joe Miles

    HARD LUCK

    Chelsea are set to be stuck with unsettled pair Kepa and Marcos Alonso as no serious offers have come in.

    Alonso, 29, was actively seeking a move away from Stamford Bridge following a bust up with boss Frank Lampard ten days ago.

    Kepa is another who looks destined for the sidelines with the signing of Edouard Mendy, who kept Chelsea's first clean sheet of the season on his Premier League debut on Saturday.

    The stopper has vowed to stay and fight for his place and will only leave for another top side.

  • Joe Miles

    ANT GOING ANYWHERE

    Antonio Rudiger is STAYING at Chelsea, according to the Daily Mail.

    Journalist Sami Mokbel claims the 27-year-old is now planning to work his way back into Frank Lampard's plans.

    He has been heavily linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge this summer.

    Tottenham, Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan were among the clubs monitoring him.

  • Joe Miles

    GUNNAR MISS YOU

    Chelsea have put their rivalry with Arsenal to one side to say farewell to Gunnarsaurus.

    The Gunners have sacked their beloved club mascot after 27 years in order to cut costs amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    Jerry Quy, the man inside the costume since its birth in 1993, has been released by club bosses.

  • Joe Miles

    TOTT EFFORT

    Tottenham are closing in on a deal to sign Antonio Rudiger, according to Football Insider.

    A source has claimed talks between Spurs and Chelsea are progressing.

    Jose Mourinho's side are said to be confident of completing a deal before the transfer deadline.

    AC Milan have also been linked to Rudiger, who is deemed surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge.

  • Joe Miles

    SARR SUBJECT

    Chelsea are reportedly set to loan new signing Malang Sarr out to Porto just five weeks after signing him from Nice on a free transfer

    Sarr is set to join the Portugese club in a loan deal, according to journalist Loic Tanzi.

    He tweeted: “Malang Sarr (Chelsea) set to be loaned to Porto.”

    Porto are on the hunt for a replacement for Manchester United transfer target Alex Telles and see Sarr as the solution.

    Sarr, 21, moved to Chelsea from Nice this summer on a free transfer and signed a five-year deal.

    Although he just penned the deal the plan was always to send him out on loan straight away to gain experience.

  • Joe Miles

    LEED THE CHARGE

    Leeds United are reportedly plotting a late move for Chelsea left-back Baba Rahman.

    According to GhanaSoccerNet, the club have been in contact with the 26-year-old's representatives.

    The defender has two years remaining on his contract with the Stamford Bridge side.

    But it is understood he will be allowed to leave as he does not feature in Frank Lampard's plans.

  • Kiro Evans

    THE P-RICE IS WRONG

    Chelsea have ended their interest in Declan Rice for this window.

    They have pulled the plug on any prospect of a deal before 11pm as the asking price was too high.

    The midfielder has been linked with Frank Lampard's side for weeks but now he appears set to remain in East London.

  • Kiro Evans

    GINK OR SWIM

    Chelsea outcast Marco van Ginkel could be set for a loan move to PSV as he looks to get back up to fitness.

    A devastating knee injury means he has not played since May 2018 but could back into the thick of things in Holland.

    He is in talks with the Dutch side for his fourth loan move there.

  • Kiro Evans

    PARTY BACKLASH

    BREAKING: Tammy Abraham, Ben Chilwell and Jadon Sancho have been told not to join up with the England squad after their alleged Covid rule breaking.

    Their arrival will be delayed while the FA fully investigate the surprise party for Abraham's birthday on Saturday which breached the coronavirus restrictions.

  • Kiro Evans

    RUD AWAKENING

    Roma interest in Antonio Rudiger has cooled as the centre-back looks to find a way out of Chelsea, according to reports.

    The Athletic say the Italian club are unlikely to pursue the German even if they don't land their target Chris Smalling.

  • Kiro Evans

    ABRAHAM APOLOGISES

    Tammy Abraham has said sorry after it was revealed he broke Covid restrictions alongside England teammates Jadon Sancho and Ben Chilwell.

    The Chelsea striker was greeted with a surprise birthday party on Saturday night following the Blues' 4-0 win against Crystal Palace.

    But the Sun exclusively revealed footage showing the house filled with family and friends, breaking the rule of six.

    With England manager Gareth Southgate left frustrated by England players' rule-breaking, the 23-year-old said he “deeply regrets” his actions.

    He said: “On Saturday evening I arrived home to find a small surprise gathering had been organised for me with family and close friends to celebrate my birthday.

    “Although I was totally unaware this was planned, I would like to wholeheartedly apologise for the naivety shown by all for the organisation and attending of this gathering.

    “I recognise that I have a responsibility both in my professional and personal life to honour and respect the guidelines and deeply regret that this took place.

    “All I can do now is learn from it, apologise to everyone and ensure it never happens again.”

  • Kiro Evans

    INTO THE LIONS DEN

    Reece James has been called into the England senior team, Charlie Wyett reports.

    The Chelsea right-back was initially included in the U21s squad but has been elevated into Gareth Southgate’s set up.

    Reece, 20, looks set to rival Trent Alexander-Arnold, Kieran Trippier and Kyle Walker at right-back.

    But Trippier might have to switch across to the left if Ben Chilwell is booted out of the squad.

    Southgate is furious with Chilwell, Tammy Abraham and Jadon Sancho for breaking rules and going to a big party on Saturday.

    England face Wales on Thursday in a friendly followed by Nations League games with Belgium and Denmark at Wembley.

  • Kiro Evans

    'HUGE POTENTIAL'

    Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola has sung the praises of Blues winger Callum Hudson-Odoi as deadline day rumours on his future rumble on.

    The 19-year-old has been mired in speculation linking him away from the club in recent weeks as he battles for a first team slot against new signings.

    But he turned home an impressive performance against Crystal Palace on Saturday and impresses Zola.

    The 54-year-old told Sky Sports News: “When you’re talking about a young player like Callum Hudson-Odoi, you’re talking about how good he is at the moment but also how good he can become.

    “Callum is one of those players who has huge potential, you can see that.

    “I think he will be also be down to him to keep working, to keep improving but he has a bright future in front of him.

    “He has qualities that not many players have. Now it is down to him to use those in the best way.”

  • Kiro Evans

    THROWBACK

    Feels like centuries ago now, but what a goal this was…

  • Kiro Evans

    EMERSON TO JUVE OFF

    Emerson Palmieri's move to Juventus is off according to reports this morning, in a blow for Chelsea.

    Frank Lampard and the board are desperate to shift one of their left-backs on deadline day.

    And with the club failing to drum up interest in Marcos Alonso, Emerson to Juventus looked like their strongest bet.

    But reports this morning suggest that deal will be going nowhere, with talks coming to an end.

  • Kiro Evans

    'THEY WONT SELL HIM'

    Arsenal and Chelsea's pursuit of Thomas Partey is looking increasingly bleak, according to one La Liga expert.

    Atletico Madrid have a good deal of business to finalise on deadline day but Partey will likely not be involved, according to La Liga TV's Semra Hunter.

    She told Sky Sports News: “Lucas Torreira is in Madrid, he had his medical a couple of days ago and he is ready to go, he passed that with flying colours.

    “The problem is Atletico Madrid have to offload someone at the very least, it looks like it will be either Thomas Lemar or Hector Herrera or a combination of the two. But neither have a transfer deal in the works.

    “When it comes to Thomas Partey, Atletico have said he is untransferable and they won’t sell him, but if Chelsea or Arsenal are interested, they will have to pay his release clause of £50m.

    “As of right now, that hasn’t been activated and he is staying put. Atletico are counting on Partey and they have to get rid of someone else in order to make Torreira official.”

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