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Chelsea Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of March 10

Rowanne WesthenryFeatured ColumnistMarch 10, 2014

Chelsea Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of March 10

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    Chelsea are on course to win the Premier League title with nine games left of their season.

    Jose Mourinho told The Express that he would rather have games in hand than points in the bank, but he will be pleased with the performance of his squad all the same.

    Even if Chelsea do bring the title back to Stamford Bridge, there are likely to be a few personnel changes over the summer.

    Click through for the latest names linked to the Blues. 

    ---UPDATED FRIDAY MARCH 14---

Blues Line Up £27 Million Bid for Diego Costa

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    Friday

    Jamie Sanderson at The Metro has reported that Atletico Madrid are preparing to lose their star striker Diego Costa this summer. Chelsea have been linked with Costa for a while, but the confirmation that Atletico expect him to leave in the summer will give them a boost before the transfer window opens.

Hulk Is in London

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    Wednesday

    The Guardian's Rumour Mill has reported that Zenit St Petersburg striker Hulk has been spotted in London, giving rise to speculation that he will join Chelsea in the summer.

David Luiz Top of Barcelona's Wish-List

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    Wednesday

    John Cross at The Mirror has reported that David Luiz is Barcelona's top transfer target this summer. The Catalan club need to rebuild their defence, and they will be hoping that it is third time lucky when it comes to enticing Luiz away from London.

Thibaut Courtois' Father Dismisses Real Madrid Link

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    Tuesday

    Sky Sports have reported that Thibaut Courtois' father has accused Real Madrid of trying to destabilise their rivals Atletico with comments over the goalkeeper's future. The 21-year-old is under contract at Chelsea until 2016 and is yet to discuss his future in with the Blues. 

    His father made the valid point that Chelsea would not let their promising young talent leave on a Bosman.

Oscar to Paris Saint-Germain

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    Monday

    Paris Saint-Germain are looking to make a bid worth around £40 million for Chelsea midfielder Oscar this summer.

    According to John Drayton at the Daily Mail, the French side are confident that they will be able to prise Mourinho's favoured No. 10 away by offering him loads of money. 

Adrien Rabiot in from PSG

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    Monday

    According to Jamie Sanderson at The Metro, Chelsea are getting ready to rescue 18-year-old Adrien Rabiot from PSG.

    Currently earning roughly £5,000 per week, the French midfielder is targeting a weekly salary of £60,000 at the Parc des Princes, according to L'Equipe. However, it is a demand that the club are not willing to meet. 

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