Chelsea Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of May 12

Rowanne Westhenry@@agirlintheshedFeatured ColumnistMay 12, 2014

Chelsea Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of May 12

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    The 2013-14 season is done and dusted and Chelsea failed to pick up a single piece of silverware.

    Jose Mourinho has told Sky Sports that if he makes the right deals in the transfer window, the Blues will challenge for the Premier League crown next season.

    Click through for the latest deals rumoured to be done at Stamford Bridge. 

John Stones in Before World Cup

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    According to the team at The Mirror, Chelsea want to secure the signature of Everton's John Stones before the World Cup begins. The 19-year-old is also being courted by Manchester United and Arsenal, but the Blues believe that a bid of £12 million should seal the deal for them.

David Luiz to Bayern Munich for £15 Million and Mario Mandzukic

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    Martin Lipton at The Mirror reckons that Chelsea would rather sell David Luiz to Bayern Munich than Barcelona. A deal which could see a substantial wad of cash and a striker come to Stamford Bridge is the soundest argument to see the future captain leave.

Romelu Lukaku to Atletico Madrid as Part of Costa Deal

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    Darren Lewis at The Mirror has reported that Atletico Madrid are interested in bringing in Romelu Lukaku on loan as part of the deal that will see Diego Costa move to Stamford Bridge.

Roberto Firmino in from Hoffenheim

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    Daniel Harris at The Guardian has reported that Chelsea don't have enough attacking midfielders and would like to spend £15 million on Roberto Firmino from Hoffenheim.

John Terry Signs Contract Extension; Frank Lampard Close to Deal

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    John Terry has signed a one-year contract extension on terms close to his current £175,000-a-week deal, per Dominic Fifield at The Guardian.

    The report also suggests that Frank Lampard is close to agreeing a similar deal. 

Diego Costa Deal to Be Done Before World Cup

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    Dominic Fifield at The Guardian has reported on Chelsea's rumoured activation of Costa's £32 million release clause.

    The striker still has the Champions League final to look forward to, but the Blues are hoping to get a contract signed between then and the opening game of the World Cup. 

Jose Callejon to Reunite with Jose Mourinho?

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    According to The Guardian's Rumour Mill, Napoli forward Jose Callejon could be heading to Stamford Bridge this summer.

    The former Real Madrid man worked under Mourinho at the Bernabeu and is apparently keen to link up with his former boss. 

David Luiz Set to Depart

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    Nick Lustig at the Daily Star has reported that David Luiz will make a £32 million move to Barcelona this summer to free up funds for Chelsea to buy a striker.

    Luiz would be greatly missed by the Stamford Bridge faithful if this rumour is confirmed after the World Cup. 

Fernando Torres Is in Mourinho's Plans for Next Season

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    Yes, you read the headline right. Hannah Duncan of The Metro has picked up on comments from Mourinho after the final game of the season that Fernando Torres is in his plans for next season.

    What those plans are and whether it will work out remains to be seen, but it looks as though the Spaniard will see out the remaining two years of his contract.