Chelsea want to secure the futures of a host of key players once new deals for Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger are finalised. N’Golo Kante and Jorginho have both entered the final two years of their respective contracts, while Mason Mount is expected to be rewarded after establishing himself as a mainstay for club and country. Christensen is closing in on a long-term deal worth around £120,000-a-week after reigniting his Stamford Bridge career under Thomas Tuchel.
The Catalan outfit have struggled with injuries at the start of the campaign and poor results have quickly followed
Arsene Wenger has hinted he could be lured back into management one last time. Wenger left Arsenal in 2018 after 22 years at the club and now has a job as Fifa’s chief of global football development. Wenger also confirmed he was offered the England job as recently as 2016, after Roy Hodgson left following the last-16 defeat by Iceland at the European Championship in France.
Gillett moved to England in the 2019-20 season to referee in the English Football League after officiating for nine season in the A-League in his home country.