Chelsea Chief: Spending Spree To Continue With Two More Signings

By on July 30, 2012

With the summer transfer window in full swing, Football Talk will be keeping you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news throughout the summer. Today, Chelsea confirm their spending spree isn’t over.

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Chelsea are set to continue their summer spending spree despite owner Roman Abramovich already splashing out over £60m on new talent, according to the Daily Mail.

The European champions have already signed Eden Hazard, Marko Marin and more recently Brazilian playmaker Oscar for a combined total of more than £60m.

But chief executive Ron Gourlay has fired a warning at their rivals by revealing the clubs spending is set to continue as they look to build a squad capable of challenging for the Premier League as well as defending their champions league trophy.

Speaking after Chelsea’s 1-0 pre-season defeat to AC Mialn, Gourlay is quoted as saying by the Daily Mail:

‘While we ended with a very strong season, it was clear that there were some areas where we did have to strengthen, so we knew we were always going to have to do that.

‘If the right players become available at the right time we will sign them. We’ve done that and we are still continuing to look at one or two positions and we will see how that develops over the next couple of weeks.’

A striker remains the priority for manager Roberto Di Matteo, with Edison Cavani and Radamel Falcao among the players being considered good enough to fill the boots of the departed Dider Drogba.

The other position the Italian would like to strengthen is right back, after Jose Bosingwa left the club at the end of last season and question marks remain over the future of Paulo Ferrira.

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13 Comments

  1. p boy

    July 30, 2012 at 10:30 am

    WE NEED CAVANI

  2. samuel

    July 30, 2012 at 10:35 am

    ii think che still need a cmf like moutihno or modric to play along with mikel in a 2 man cmf formation dat di matteo has develop and will still nid a rb like azpilicueta or vanderwiel and also a striker like cavani or falcao.

  3. p boy

    July 30, 2012 at 10:44 am

    HAZARD, A REAL QUALITY

  4. p boy

    July 30, 2012 at 10:46 am

    U’RE ARE RIGHT

  5. Kris

    July 30, 2012 at 10:55 am

    Wish Chelsea would get Maximilliano Pereira – the Benfica right full back. He’s very very good and underrated. He one of the rare defenders whose high attacking and defensive work rate and out is actually on par with each other. His work rate is similar ot Ashley Cole’s at both ends of the pitch. Azpilicueta is pretty overrated, seen him play, he doesnt deserve the hype he gets – Im pretty sure thats just because he’s spanish. If he was half decent he would have been selected as Spain’s U23’s Right back – he didnt he play. Also, Chelsea should get rid of Mikel. Mikel is the primary reason why Chelsea has no fluency in their build up play and passing. He’s slow, never runs, doesnt move to help out players in isolated positions, doesnt mark, hardly ever tackles and has zero work rate – the exact opposite of what you would expect from a DMID. I wish people would see that his sluggish and unproductive playing is the main reason why Chelsea is always defendng for their lives. Chelsea should seriously get rid of him, every other dmid they have some particular quality to them while Mikel is absolutely useless.

    • Jonsilva

      July 30, 2012 at 12:12 pm

      Wht did u cal urself,kris or gris u beta watch ur tongue,wich of ur family memba haz d reputatn mikel haz 2dai,enemi of progres u,u ar vampire bat u suck,

      • Bubba

        July 30, 2012 at 12:33 pm

        Hahahahaha..!! You’re a nutter.
        A nutter that also can’t spell very well or construct sentences properly.

        The man spoke about what he believed is the truth and even provided some support. It’s up to you to disprove him if you feel he is incorrect.

        Be ashamed and forever silent on the internet.

    • victor

      July 30, 2012 at 8:38 pm

      Kris if dere iss anyway mikel has offended u. I think itts high time u 4gave him cos a player to be rated among premeirship best passers he really deserves it. Not all midfeilders are attackers or else d defence will be very porous. Now d reason why arsenal conceded much goals las season is becos alexandra song was pushed 4ward, so brother take ur ropes off mikel’s neck.thanks.

  6. salijo

    July 30, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    Being a Mikel fan I see I sign of truth inn wht ht kris says abt Mikel,di guy is too slow, but no need of abusing let Mikel learn
    Hw to alwez push forward di guy has
    accurate passes, see Rimeres vry gud in
    Counter, lyk wise essien in his gud days
    he is very quick and alwez pushing
    forward. Chelsea need sharp striker, lyk
    Cavani or Falcao. Hazard is a real
    Quality. Up bluesssss!!!

  7. Azuka

    July 30, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    Chelsea need a right back and a striker.

  8. zest

    July 30, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    @kris i dont realy have much to tell u, only but to wish u that, may satan,all his agents coupled with bokoharam join hand together and bomb u ooooooooo, iseeeeee ooooooooo

  9. Lanrry

    July 31, 2012 at 11:49 am

    Mikel may b slow as u said bt still remain important player 4 us look at makalele,hw many did he score wen he was in madrid dey didnt kno his work rate bt dey did kno it after his departure

  10. Emdi

    August 1, 2012 at 8:28 am

    Kris or wat u call urself,did u watch d ucl final atall,itz like u ar sick.mikel is d best dmf cfc as got now.fool.

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