Your Chelsea morning digest on Friday, October 6.
Blues legend 'approves' January target
Ashley Cole has already given Chelsea the green light to sign Alphonso Davies from Bayern Munich. The 22-year-old defender has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge after Ben Chilwell confirmed his latest injury setback on social media earlier this week.
Speaking to The Mirror in 2020, the former Blues defender heaped the utmost praise on Davies. Cole said: «He’s so direct, he’s quick, he can go inside or outside. I played against him in the MLS and, obviously, he couldn’t combine there with players of the quality Bayern have.
»Moving to Bayern was a big step, it was a huge risk going from somewhere he was comfortable to play with top stars, but he has just improved – his timing, his understanding, when to go in behind, when to drag people out of position.
«He has improved on his decision-making and, of course, his strength is his speed. Everyone wants to give him time on the ball and you can’t do that because he is so quick.»
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Chelsea secure war chest
Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali have given Chelsea a huge boost ahead of the upcoming transfer window as Mauricio Pochettino looks to climb the Premier League table. Mauricio Pochettino is starting to transform the Blues' fortunes, securing back-to-back wins against Brighton in the Carabao Cup third round and Fulham in the Premier League.
While Chelsea are yet to clamber into the top-ten, they're currently enjoying a decent vein of form. And, the American billionaires seem keen to strike while the iron is hot; according to GiveMeSport, the west Londoners are able to spend big again in January if they wish.
The report states that Chelsea have agreed a deal worthRead on football.london