7.30pm Chelsea transfer news LIVE: Abraham out of pre-season, Reece James ‘best player in the league’, Jovic to Real Madrid

CHELSEA beat Slavia Prague in the Europa League this week but were given a scare in the second half.

The Blues won 4-3 on the night and 5-3 on aggregate to set up a semi-final with Frankfurt.

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  • Samuel Street 's avatarSamuel StreetApril 19, 20197:09 pm

    REECE JAMES received praise from fans across the country for his dominant performance for Wigan at Leeds.

    Down to ten men for almost the entirety of the game, James' composed display helped the Latics secure a stunning 2-1 win.

    And supporters were quick to take to Twitter with some even lauding him as the “best player in the league”.

  • Samuel Street 's avatarSamuel StreetApril 19, 20195:47 pm

    TAMMY ABRAHAM could miss Chelsea's pre-season after suffering a horror injury playing for Aston Villa at Bolton.

    There are fears that the striker has dislocated his shoulder – an injury that will take approximately 16 weeks to recover from.

    Should that be the case, Abraham will miss not only Aston Villa's play-off campaign but also some of Chelsea's preparations for 2019/20.

  • Samuel Street 's avatarSamuel StreetApril 19, 20193:46 pm

    DIEGO COSTA is back in training with Atletico Madrid.

    The former Chelsea striker had gone on strike after being disciplined by the club for receiving and eight-game ban for abusing a referee at Barcelona.

  • Anthony Chapman 's avatarAnthony ChapmanApril 19, 20192:32 pm

    CHELSEA look set to miss out on Luka Jovic.

    The Eintracht Frankfurt striker will be appearing at Stamford Bridge when the Germans visit in the Europa League semis.

    But that's as close as Blues fans will get to him as the ace is on the verge of joining Real Madrid.

    Los Blancos have a massive transfer budget to spend this summer and believe Jovic is the man to lead the line for the next ten years.

  • Anthony Chapman 's avatarAnthony ChapmanApril 19, 20191:25 pm

    EDEN HAZARD'S Real Madrid move looks on – as Zinedine Zidane has £430m to spend this summer.

    Money will be no object for Los Blancos as they close in on a swoop for the out-of-contract Blues star.

    Real are also looking to land Man Utd midfielder Paul Pogba and Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic.

CHELSEA beat Slavia Prague in the Europa League this week but were given a scare in the second half.