"And why would you want one of your best players, who is playing very, very well at the minute and doesn't look like he's slowing down, to play for one of your rivals?"
Arsenal appear to be in good spirits ahead of their FA Cup final clash with Chelsea as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sead Kolasinac enjoyed a changing room joke at the expense of their team-mate Lucas Torreira.
With Chelsea set to compete in the UEFA Champions League next season, and having already confirmed two big signings, here is the latest transfer news surrounding the Blues, including seven players who could leave the club and six more stars they could sign.
This year's final will kick off at 17:30 BST on Saturday with live coverage on BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Sport website.
The 2019/20 editions of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, which also had to be halted because of the pandemic, will be concluded in August with the Champions League final scheduled for August 23.
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The defence ministers of the two countries discussed the India-China border dispute, says a report by The Economic Times. The COVID-19 case fatality rate has further dropped to 2.31 per cent, the ministry said.
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Troubled Wigan are relegated following the end-of-season deduction of 12 points for going into administration earlier this month. The other play-off semi-final will see Fulham face fifth placed Cardiff, who eased to a 3-0 win over bottom of the table Hull.
Israel, Hezbollah exchange fire near Lebanon border
After an hour, the IDF removed these restrictions, permitting civilians in northern Israel to move about the area freely. Israel did not take responsibility for that strike, but Hezbollah was quick to blame Israel and promised to react.
The Premier League said last week that the 2020/21 season would start on September 12 and run until May 23, 2022.
The France worldwide said he is not anxious about the arrival of a striker with Werner's profile, although he clearly understands that Chelsea did not bring him from Leipzig to be on the sidelines.
"In my team at Chelsea there was a lot of leaders. It's a good base for the future, I was very pleased with his performance".
The agent of Brazilian global Kia Joorabchain has spoken on the reported interest in his client by English Premier League outfit Arsenal ahead of the summer transfer window. "I expect them to be there or thereabouts, but the way they've played, the way Frank comes across, he comes across really well".
Mikel Arteta desperately needs to add some creativity to his attack following a disappointing campaign that saw the Gunners finish eighth in the Premier League, leaving them in real danger of missing out on European football for the first time in 25 years.