As August comes to an end, all of the noise will start to settle. That should be the case ideally. However, Chelsea still have got business to do, and as such there’s no time to lose.
The newspapers know this too, and hence they keep coming up with one rumour after the other, often contradicting each other. In this situation, it’s hard, to tell the truth from myth, but we’ll not be stopped from trying. Here are the most high profile or probably accurate rumours. Beware, they are all still rumours. Check them out on next pages anyway.