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Chelsea Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of June 9

Rowanne WesthenryFeatured ColumnistJune 9, 2014

Chelsea Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of June 9

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    Even the opening of the World Cup cannot match the excitement of the transfer window at Chelsea.

    It looks like something might actually happen this week, ending some of the speculation of the summer so far.

    Click through for the latest news and rumours at Stamford Bridge, which includes enthusiastic new signings and the trolling of Arsenal

David Luiz Deal Done

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    Saturday

    Chelsea confirmed yesterday that David Luiz's transfer to Paris Saint-Germain has been completed. In his three years at the club he made 143 appearances, scoring 12 goals and leaving a lasting impression on the Stamford Bridge crowd. Thank you for everything geezer, you will be missed.

Cesc Fabregas Signs Five-Year Deal

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    Thursday

    Chelsea confirmed the signing of Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas on a five-year deal. He will take over David Luiz's vacant No. 4 shirt.

Tomas Kalas Loan to Cologne

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    Wednesday

    Tomas Kalas, Chelsea's young centre-half, will spend next season on loan at Bundesliga side FC Cologne, per the club's official website.

    Having impressed on his full debut against Liverpool, Kalas will hope to gain regular first-team experience to bring back to Stamford Bridge. 

Real Madrid Want Ramires

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    Monday

    Simon Jones at the Daily Mail has reported that Real Madrid are trying to negotiate a deal for Ramires.

    With Jose Mourinho reportedly interested in several Real players, Carlo Ancelotti is hopeful that he can offer a swap deal for the Brazilian.

Chelsea to Cut Arsenal out of Cesc Fabregas Deal

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    Monday

    Chelsea are looking to cut Arsenal out of any deal they may make with Barcelona for midfielder Cesc Fabregas.

    According to Matt Law at The Telegraph, Arsenal are due around 50 percent of any profit made on the former Gunner, but the Blues are desperately trying to work out a way round this sell-on fee. 

Diego Costa Deal to Be Done This Week

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    Monday

    Massimo Marioni at The Metro has picked up on an interview given by Diego Costa, in which he says that it looks like he will be moving to Chelsea.

    That level of enthusiasm should quickly endear him to the Stamford Bridge faithful. 

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