11am Chelsea transfer news LIVE: Europa League final build-up, Hazard to Real Madrid EXCLUSIVE, Kante could face Arsenal in final

Arsenal are the opposition, and the Blues have the added bonus of denying their rivals a Champions League place, should they win.

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  • Joseph MilesMay 29, 201911:45 am

    SUPPORTERS arriving in Baku for the Europa League final checked-in to hotels from hell with disgusting facilities.

    Thousands have made the long, arduous trip to Azerbaijan to watch Arsenal's clash with London rivals Chelsea.

  • Joseph MilesMay 29, 201910:48 am

    CHELSEA boss Maurizio Sarri is sweating over the fitness of N'Golo Kante ahead of the Europa League final against Arsenal.

    The under-fire Italian could be forced to shake up his squad after the World Cup winner injured his knee during a training session in the build-up to the game.

  • Joseph MilesMay 29, 201910:02 am

    CHELSEA have revealed Maurizio Sarri blew his top during a Europa League final training session due to being unable to practice set pieces.

    The Blues boss stunned onlookers and fans as he tossed his baseball cap at the ground in frustration on Tuesday.

  • Joseph MilesMay 29, 20199:12 am

    WAYNE BRIDGE still has Chelsea fans telling him how his Champions League winner at Arsenal 15 years ago sparked a changing of the guard in London.

    The former England left-back, 38, only managed ten goals across his 16-year career.

    By far the most significant was his 87th-minute strike at Highbury that won the quarter-final against Arsene Wenger’s Gunners in April 2004.

    He said: “I have scored goals, although not many, and to do it in a competition like that was special.

    “Everyone talks about the changing of the guard. It definitely went that way.”

  • Adam StorerMay 29, 20198:03 am

    EUROPA LEAGUE final may take precedent tonight – but there are still plenty of transfer rumours to whet our appetite beforehand.

    While Eden Hazard looks all-but certain to exit Chelsea this summer, Fikayo Tomori could also join him out of the Stamford Bridge doors.

    After being voted Derby County's player of the year in a stellar Championship campaign where they narrowly missed out on promotion, the Blues youngster is open to returning to the Rams.

    He told BBC East Midlands Sport about a possible return to Pride Park: “Of course.

    “I have loved it. I grew so much as a player. Derby is such a great club.”

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