Chelsea round-up: Blues step up interest in Harry Kane due to Costa concerns

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Chelsea fans, good day to you all.

We’ve got plenty of breaking news to get through today; some of it based on last night, some of it not. In any case, it’s better if we get right to it rather than waste any more time.

Watch the video above if you’re looking to be told the latest headlines. Read on below for some added details.

Kane interest growing

If you’ve read news concerning Diego Costa’s spat with Jose Mourinho during the win over Maccabi Tel Aviv you’ll hardly be ready to hit the panic button. It seemed more handbags than anything if we’re honest.

However, that doesn’t mean Chelsea aren’t pondering over the Spain international’s long-term future at the club, with reports saying their interest in Tottenham’s Harry Kane is growing.

The Daily Mail claim they will use this weekend’s fixture as a convenient scouting trip - Yes, convenient indeed.

Of course, they might just hark back to these highlights:

The short fix

Sticking with the same subject, different speculation insists Mourinho will look for a short-term fix this January.

Former Arsenal strikers Robin van Persie and Emmanuel Adebayor are the men linked with such an option.

This is coming from the Guardian, but we have to cast out doubts on that one purely because neither man is a prolific scorer anymore.

Of course, they were both prolific once upon a time:

Drogba: Chelsea need leaders

Bringing us to a close, Didier Drogba has had his say on Chelsea’s recent poor run of form - admittedly it’s improved over the past two matches.

The big Ivorian stated that he wanted to see more leaders at Stamford Bridge, hinting that a loss of big characters was responsible for the ongoing struggles at the club.

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