TAMMY ABRAHAM'S brace was not enough to make it two straight victories as Chelsea were pegged back by Sheffield United last weekend.
Meanwhile, the European deadline day ended with two loan departures in Kenedy and Baba Rahman – both heading to play in Spain's La Liga – but Michy Batshuayi will remain to prove backup to the Englishman.
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BAYER LEVERKUSEN'S Kai Havertz has hinted that he could be open to a Premier League switch.
The attacking midfielder, 20, was brilliant for the Bundesliga side last season in his role as an attacking midfielder, scoring 20 goals in 42 appearances.
He has attracted attention from the likes of Man Utd, Arsenal and Chelsea – as well as Liverpool and Bayern Munich.
Bayern were frontrunners but unable to complete a deal. Havertz is rated at around £90million.
And now he says he would be up for a change in 12 months time.
He said: “I’m happy to be here and stay in Leverkusen for another year. We’ll see what will happen next summer.”
THE ARRIVAL of Eden Hazard has had a big knock-on effect at Real Madrid.
Brazilian youngster Vinicuius Jr has had to ask Zinedine Zidane for more time after Hazard's arrival shifted him from the left wing to the right.
Vinicius Jr told AS:'The right-footed players like to play on the left, like Hazard.
'I am adapting to my new position but on the right I have a lot more difficulties.
'I am training hard and asking the coach that he puts me on the pitch. To have the possibilities to play on both flanks helps me both in Madrid and for Brazil.'
TAMMY ABRAHAM is being courted by Nigeria, despite already making his England debut.
And the Chelsea striker has been urged to stick with the Three Lions by Arsenal legend Ray Parlour.
Parlour said: “If he keeps scoring goals, he will definitely get into the England squad.
“Jamie Vardy has retired and they’re lacking a little bit up front. He’s got an opportunity to be in the squad, but obviously he won’t be in front of Harry Kane.”
BLUES bosses blocked Marcos Alonso from moving to Atletico Madrid last summer.
Frank Lampard's unveiling as boss was reportedly 'imminent' when the La Liga club's interest was at its peak.
Plus there was no way to replace him because of the transfer ban.
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