Blues 5-2 to bag Sandro after two rebuffed bids

Chelsea have had two bids for Juventus star Alex Sandro turned down and Betway go 2-5 that the talented left-back remains with the Italian champions.

It's 5-2 that the Blues get their man, but Chelsea boss Antonio Conte was left with other concerns on Tuesday after his side were edged 3-2 by Bayern Munich in a friendly in Singapore.

The Premier League champions were 3-0 down inside 26 minutes but scored on the cusp of half-time through Marcos Alonso while Michy Batshuayi added a consolation four minutes from time.

Chelsea face Inter on Saturday, then they are 11-10 favourites to overcome Arsenal in the Community Shield on August 6.

Real Madrid are reported to have agreed a £161m deal for Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe. Spanish sport paper Marca claimed on Tuesday that  the Spanish and European champions have struck a huge agreement for the 18-year-old that would shatter the current world-record transfer.

Premier League newcomers Brighton and Hove Albion have signed striker Izzy Brown on a season-long loan from  Chelsea. The 20-year-old spent part of last season on loan at Rotherham, before a January loan move to Huddersfield.

Match in Focus

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Atl Madrid v Sevilla

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Sevilla haven't conceded a league goal since the 35th minute of their opening game
Expert verdict
Sevilla have made the most of a soft sequence of early-season fixtures, winning their last four league games to nil, but bookmakers expect that fine run to end at Atletico Madrid's new stadium. However, Atleti limped to a 1-0 win over Malaga in their first game at their new home and it will surely be a less intimidating venue than their old fortress at the Vicente Calderon.

 

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