Transfer Roundup: Vida update, Luiz Loan, Defender to join Sunderland, Bakayoko chant and more

Chelsea news LIVE updates: All the latest from Stamford Bridge

Sunday January 7

Loan move

13:30: Jake Clarke-Salter is set to undergo a medical today ahead of a loan move to Sunderland.

The 20-year-old centre-back will become Chris Coleman’s first signing of the January transfer window.

He is under contract at Chelsea until 2021 after signing a four-year deal in July last year.

Hazard on contract

10:40: Chelsea star Eden Hazard says he will sign a new contract if team-mate Thibaut Courtois pens a new deal first.

“I will answer you the same as Thibaut,” Hazard told French media.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 03: Eden Hazard of Chelsea looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on January 3, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

“First, he must sign, then I will be able to continue. I do not know who will be the first to sign his new contract.

“It’s a secret…”

His comments come after Courtois recently urged Hazard to pen a new deal with the Blues.

Vidal move off

10:00: Bayern Munich boss Jupp Heynckes insists Arturo Vidal will not be sold to Chelsea.

The Chile midfielder has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge but Heynckes has dismissed the rumours.

“Certainly, there’s been no contact between the clubs,” Heynckes said.

“It’s just speculation. Arturo Vidal is very motivated, he’s a top player and we need him at his very best if Bayern is to play well.

“We won’t sell any players in the [transfer] window.”

Luiz available on loan

09:30: Chelsea have made David Luiz available on loan as boss Antonio Conte attempts to push him out of the club.

The Daily star claim the 30-year-old Manchester United and Arsenal are interested in Luiz, who’s relationship with Conte is fractious.

The pair clashed earlier in the season after it was perceived Luiz had questioned the Italian manager’s tactics

Bakayoko chant

09:00: Chelsea fans have changed the words of a song about Tiemoue Bakayoko to express their dissatisfaction with the midfielder.

The former Monaco ace had been given his own song, which features a lyric stating “he never gives the ball away”.

But following his poor performance against Norwich in the FA Cup last night, Evening Standard reporter Simon Johnson wrote on Twitter: “#cfc fans on train home have altered the Bakayoko chant to end with ‘he always gives the ball away’…”

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