Chelsea news and transfers LIVE: Brutal Abramovich message, Rudiger plan, Champions League boost

Hello and welcome to’s live Chelsea blog on Sunday!

It is match day at Stamford Bridge and Thomas Tuchel’s side welcome Newcastle to west London in what is sure to be a challenging game.

Eddie Howe’s men have won their last three Premier League games, moving them away from the relegation fight, and will be eyeing three points against a club still dealing with the fall out from Roman Abramovich’s sanctioning.

Sponsors have reconsidered their relationship with the club after the billionaire had his assets frozen on Thursday, leaving a takeover also hanging in the balance.

We will have all the latest for you on that front as it happens as well as the latest transfer rumours.

So sit back, relax and let keep you posted with what is going on.

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