ALEX SANDRO and Mats Hummels land blows to Chelsea – while Crystal Palace and Newcastle are favourites to sign Blues’ striker Tammy Abraham.
Read all this together with plus more transfer gossip and news from Stamford Bridge.
EDEN THE CLOUDS
The Belgian has been used centrally in place of strikers Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud after they have failed to impress this season.
CHELSEA are not planning to sell Andreas Christensen, despite his lack of playing time.
The Danish centre-back has been linked with Barcelona, but Maurizio Sarri has declared that he is going nowhere.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek stayed at Chelsea during the last transfer window to fight for a place and is now banging on the door for regular starting spot, despite the Blues’ wealth of midfield options.
TAKE THE VIC
VICTOR MOSES is on the verge of re-joining Crystal Palace after falling down the pecking order at Chelsea.
The Nigerian was one of Antonio Conte’s most trusted stars – but could now leave for £12m after being deemed surplus to Maurizio Sarri’s requirements.
BLUES TARGET SANDRO AGREES NEW JUVE DEAL
It is undrstood the full-back is set to sign a contract extension with the Old Lady that will keep him at the club until 2023.
HUMMELS NO-GO HITS CHELSEA
The German international is out of favour under new manager Niko Kovac with reports claiming he wants out of the club.
TOON AND PALACE IN TAM RACE
The Chelsea youngster is in hot-form in the Championship, scoring 12 league goals on loan for Aston Villa this season.
THAT’S BATS – AS ANOTHER FLOP COULD RETURN
The Belgian forward, 25, joined the La Liga giants in the summer having spent most of last season at Borussia Dortmund.
PEACE TALKS WITH SPURS FANS
The teams face each other in next month’s semi-finals with Chelsea determined to stamp out recent outbreaks of racist chanting among Blues fans.
CUP VERDICT: CALL FOR WILSON
THE chant from the Matthew Harding stand said it all.
Moments after Callum Wilson had blown his golden opportunity against the club that plans to pursue him in January, Bournemouth’s hitman clattered into Kepa Arrizabalaga. Read our full assessment here.
FANS FEAR ISCO FOR HAZARD
Social media erupted with speculation after the Blues lined up a £250,000-a-week deal for Arsenal and Manchester City target Isco.
PLAYER-BY-PLAYER GUIDE FROM CUP WIN
ENGLAND starlets Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Ross Barkley had mixed nights – as Chelsea needed Eden Hazard’s magic from the bench to edge their Carabao Cup quarter-final with Bournemouth.
Here’s our verdict on a night when the Blues put out a powerful line-up but were once more grateful to Real Madrid target Hazard. Here’s our full verdict.
CHELSEA 1 BOURNEMOUTH 0
Eden Hazard came off the bench and put his team into the semi finals of the Carabao Cup with six minutes to go and a penalty shootout looming.
SARRI WANTS ISCO TO BOOST EDEN
The Chelsea boss has played Hazard in the ‘false 9’ position in recent weeks.