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Transfer Rater: Batshuayi to Newcastle


Who is better: Morata or Costa?

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

LIVE: Jose Mourinho confident of making Nemanja Matic breakthrough?

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno and Gab Marcotti don't see eye to eye when it comes to Neymar's future with Barcelona.

The football world is awash with gossip! Transfer Talk is monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out the latest deals and potential deals here.

TOP STORY: Mourinho expects Matic breakthrough soon

Jose Mourinho is anticipating progress in Manchester United's pursuit of Nemanja Matic in the coming week as he looks for new additions before the start of the season, report the Telegraph.

Mourinho wants to link up again with his former Chelsea midfield general, with the Blues isolating...

 By Phil Lythell

Chelsea supporters should not read too much into preseason results

Tom Starke talks to ESPN FC about Chelsea's title chances and how James Rodriguez will fare at Bayern.
Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts discuss the fallout following Kenedy's offensive comments about China on social media.
N'Golo Kante chats exclusively with FC's Jason Dasey to lay out his hopes for the defending Prem League champions this season.
Gary Cahill speaks exclusively with ESPN FC's Jason Dasey following Chelsea's first game of ICC Singapore.
Steve Nicol and Mark Donaldson assess Chelsea's preseason and the plethora of options available to Antonio Conte.

When it comes to preseason friendlies, the actual scoreline is rather irrelevant. Sure, victory is always the most preferable outcome and being able to perpetuate that winning habit is a valuable quality. Nevertheless, no matter how much television commentators and event promoters want to hype the occasion, these matches are essentially glorified training exercises that happen to take place in exotic locations in front of tens of thousands of local spectators. 

For this reason, it is impossible...

Transfer Rater: Michy Batshuayi to Newcastle, Jeremy Toljan to Tottenham

The latest transfer rumours from around the world.

Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper.

Here are today's top five emerging whispers for the summer. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.

Aymen Abdennour to Watford

Watford are interested in signing Valencia centre-back Abdennour, according to Sky Sports. The 27-year-old impressed with Monaco...

 By Paul Murphy

Chelsea hurt by early Bayern Munich goals to lose in Singapore

Gary Cahill speaks exclusively with ESPN FC's Jason Dasey following Chelsea's first game of ICC Singapore.
Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts break down James Rodriguez's contributions in Bayern Munich's 3-2 win over Chelsea.
Despite a spirited fightback from Chelsea, Bayern Munich held on for an entertaining 3-2 win.
Thomas Muller praises Bayern's reaction against Chelsea following their previous preseason performances.

SINGAPORE -- Chelsea were caught cold in the heat of Singapore as three early goals from Bayern Munich gave the German champions a 3-2 win at the International Champions Cup (ICC).

A Thomas Muller double and a Rafinha strike saw Bayern race into a 3-0 lead in the first half-hour as the shell-shocked English champions were overrun.

Marcos Alonso pulled one back before half-time to keep things respectable before the second half saw new £58m striker Alvaro Morata make his Chelsea debut and Michy...

Alvaro Morata under pressure to hit the ground running with Chelsea

The FC panel discuss the imminent arrival of Alvaro Morata to Chelsea and how he lines up with Antonio Conte's style.
James Rodriguez backs former Real Madrid teammate Alvaro Morata to settle in just fine at Chelsea.
Antonio Conte maintains Alvaro Morata was his first choice when it came to luring a new striker to Chelsea.

You only get one chance to make a first impression, so the pressure is already on Alvaro Morata to make an impressive start as a Chelsea player when he faces Bayern Munich in Singapore on Tuesday. But with the mounting attacking problems facing manager Antonio Conte, the onus on Morata to banish Chelsea's blues with a stand-out display against the German champions cannot be over-stated.

Chelsea enjoyed a serene cruise to the Premier League title under Conte last season, with Eden Hazard and Diego...