12pm Chelsea news: Nazi flag, Pulisic deal agreed, Callum Wilson targeted, Brighton preview
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CHELSEA fans have been involved in another racism storm after being photographed in Budapest with a flag bearing Nazi insignia.
The flag in question bared the logo of hooligan group the Chelsea Headhunters on one side and the SS's death's head symbol on the other.
CHRISTIAN PULISIC is said to have agreed to move to Chelsea in the January transfer window.
But a fee has yet to be agreed with Dortmund and there are concerns that youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi will then leave the Blues for just £2m.
STRICT Premier League quota rules could force Chelsea to prioritise British players on the transfer market, according to reports.
And with the futures of six homegrown Blues players in doubt, there are fears the Blues will struggle to comply with the regulations next season.
THE RIGHT CALL
CHELSEA are hopeful of attracting £30m-rated Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson.
The Blues have struggled with the likes of Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud up front – but the England international has eight goals this season, more than the pair combined.
PREM IS MY WON FOR THE ROUD
WORLD CUP winner Olivier Giroud says winning the Premier League is his "last dream as a footballer".
The Chelsea striker told The Guardian he wants to join some of his Chelsea team-mates by scooping the Prem crown.
EVERTON fans are hoping their attire will give them a bit of luck with its similarities to Chelsea's kit.
Maurizio Sarri's Blues are the only side to beat Man City this season – after Pep Guardiola's men lost last week.
BARCELONA are increasing their interest in Andreas Christensen with the Danish international struggling for game time.
The centre-back has fallen down the pecking order under Maurizio Sarri and could find more time in Catalonia.
BLUES VS SEAGULLS
EDEN HAZARD is among the star names to return after being rested in the Europa League tie against MOL Vidi.
But Alvaro Morata is a major doubt with a knee injury.
BOURNEMOUTH will go head-to-head with West Ham for Chelsea’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek in January.
The Cherries are keen to take the England international to the Vitality Stadium to boost their chances of European football next season.
BLUES GIVE RACE LESSONS
CHELSEA are set to ‘re-educate’ their fans in an attempt to drive racists off their terraces.
Certain supporters caught singing anti-Semitic songs will be offered the chance to learn the full impact of the ‘Y’ word on a no-holds-barred course designed to stop re-offending.
BATSHU'S BACK ALRIGHT
MICHY BATSHUAYI is set for a January return to Chelsea after spending six months on loan with Valencia.
The Belgian has failed to impress bosses at the Spanish club and Maurizio Sarri may now need to decide whether to integrate him into his squad or loan him out again.
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