Loic Remy criticised for joining Chelsea this summer

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Chelsea striker Loic Remy has been blasted for moving to Stamford Bridge this summer as his lack of regular action will have a negative impact on his prospects with the France national team. (Le 10 Sport)

The 27-year-old joined the Blues from Queens Park Rangers in a £10.5m deal late in the transfer window after Jose Mourinho identified him as the man to fill the void left by Fernando Torres.

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However, the earlier acquisition of £32m marksman Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid meant that Remy - who earns £90,000-a-week in west London - would've known that his chances at Chelsea would be restricted, and French journalist Pierre Mendes criticised the player's motivation.

Remy did score on his debut in the recent 4-2 victory over Swansea in the Premier League last month, but will need to make his appearances count when called upon by his country.

The forward did exactly that by netting in last night's 3-0 Euro 2016 qualifying victory over Armenia, staking his claim for a place in Didier Deschamps' side moving forward.

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Xabi Alonso says he joined Bayern Munich because it was the last chance for him to experience something new, justifying his decision to turn down Chelsea. (Daily Star)

Jose Mourinho was credited with an interest in bringing the Spanish midfielder to Stamford Bridge - a move that would'e reunited the Portuguese coach with a player he previously coached at Real Madrid.

Eden Hazard has revealed why he will not be quitting Chelsea for Paris Saint-Germain, because he has already won the Ligue 1 title and French Cup with former club Lille. (The Express)

Blues fans will be relieved to hear the Belgium international's current stance after frequent reports linking the talented winger with a move to Parc des Princes.

Chelsea are ready to offer Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira a pre-contract in January, in the hope of beating Arsenal to the Germany international's signature. (London Evening Standard)

The 27-year-old World Cup winner is approaching the end of his current deal at the Bernabeu and is reportedly open to linking up once again with Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is weighing up a move for Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado, and hope to lure the Colombia international to Stamford Bridge before he signs a new deal in Italy. (Tuttosport)

The South American wide-man has attracted interest from a host of top European clubs, but the Serie 'A' outfit are still hopeful of securing Cuadrado's long-term future - even in light of the Blues' alleged transfer plans.

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