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David Gill has stood aside for group managing director Richard Arnold as well

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Chelsea have made their first significant move since their transfer embargo was suspended by making a preliminary £14m offer for the Everton teenager Jack Rodwell, which has been rejected by the Merseyside club.

Chelsea target £150m deal for Stamford Bridge naming rights

New chief executive arrives with plan to raise funds and shake off club's 'brash' image

Terry holds reins as Chelsea's middle man

John Terry has had more interest than most Chelsea players in the arrival of Ron Gourlay as the successor to Peter Kenyon as chief executive. The night before the announcement of Kenyon's long-expected departure last week, Terry revealed that as club captain he has played an increasingly influential role in pleading with Kenyon and the owner Roman Abramovich for new contracts on behalf of players such as Didier Drogba and Ashley Cole.

Carlo Ancelotti: 'Chelsea are on par with Manchester United'

Carlo Ancelotti insists Chelsea are on the same level as Manchester United despite Harry Redknapp's dig at the Blues ahead of Sunday's clash with Tottenham at Stamford Bridge.

Gourlay to replace Kenyon as Chelsea chief executive

Chelsea today named Ron Gourlay as their new chief executive.

Attention turns to Peter Kenyon's next move

Focus will now be on where Peter Kenyon goes next after it was announced yesterday he will leave his post of chief executive at Chelsea.

Glenn Moore: A great salesman, not a football man

Departing chief executive understood business but not soul of the game

Peter Kenyon to quit as Chelsea chief executive

Peter Kenyon will leave his post as chief executive at Chelsea on 31 October, the Premier League club said today

Leeds demand action against 'predators'

Leeds have called for possible points deductions for "predator clubs" who poach promising teenagers - on a day when Manchester City became the latest Premier League power to be embroiled in a row over the signing of a French teenager.

Blues in crisis – why Kenyon will come off worst of all

After Fifa banned Chelsea from buying players until 2011, Sam Wallace explains who has most to lose and why it may work out for Abramovich

Lens insider puts Kenyon and Arnesen in line of fire

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Arnesen is defiant over sorry record

Chelsea chief unmoved by club's expensive failure to produce young players

Chelsea seek swift end to Terry talks

Club determined to settle their captain's future ahead of this week's US tour

Abramovich tells Terry he is going nowhere

Chelsea owner and captain clash over City's £280,000-a-week offer
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