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Caught Offside - Fri Oct 13 2:15 PM
Big show of faith from Conte! Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has named two of the club’s youngsters who could be ready to make the surprise step up into the Blues’ first-team. The Italian was speaking at his press conference today about the state of his squad following the international break, and...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 13 1:57 PM
Musonda appeared to slam the club on social media. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says he has spoken with Charly Musonda after the Belgian’s recent rant on Instagram. Having struggled to gain regular playing time for Chelsea this season, Conte has hinted the player could be better off going out on...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 13 1:35 PM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has explained his plan for coping with his side’s injury problems in midfield. The Blues boss is without N’Golo Kante and Danny Drinkwater due to injury at the moment, leaving him with just Tiemoue Bakayoko and Cesc Fabregas as his recognised central midfield options...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 13 9:50 AM
Chelsea scouts are to be sent to watch Arsenal’s Europa League tie against Red Star Belgrade on Thursday, however it won’t be a Gunners player they’ll be keeping their eyes on. The Blues scouts are reportedly going to be attending the match in order to spy on 24-year-old Ghanian striker Richmond...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 13 7:20 AM
Is this how the Blues will deal with the player? Charly Musonda has been reprimanded by Chelsea and could be loaned out by manager Antonio Conte in the January transfer window. That’s according to the London Evening Standard, who maintain, however, that the Blues want to offer the promising Belgi...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 12 8:34 PM
Quite a compliment! Former Chelsea defender Filipe Luis singled out Diego Costa for special praise when discussing the best players he’d worked alongside. The Brazilian left-back is set to be reunited with Costa at Atletico Madrid this season, having also played alongside him at Stamford Bridge a...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 12 2:06 PM
Strong words! Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis has spoken about his brief time at Chelsea and admits he was wrong to make the transfer to the Premier League giants. Luis joined the Blues from Atletico in the summer of 2014, but returned to the Spanish capital just a year later after strugglin...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 12 11:13 AM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has reportedly held surprise talks over replacing Arsene Wenger at Arsenal next season. The Italian tactician has been a huge hit since taking over at Stamford Bridge, but is expected to leave the club in the summer. While a return to Italy seems most likely for the...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 12 6:46 AM
Chelsea are reportedly feeling a tad pessimistic over the fitness of star midfielder N’Golo Kante. The 26-year-old picked up a hamstring injury whilst on international duty with France, and could be out for the rest of October, according to the Telegraph. Kante has been a key part of Antonio Cont...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 11 3:43 PM
Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City may have been handed a major boost in their transfer pursuit of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Borussia Dortmund star has admitted he could have left the club this summer after the Bundesliga giants were willing to sanction a sale. READ MORE Worry for Chelse...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 11 12:07 PM
After seeing their star striker in Diego Costa leave for Spain earlier this season, Wednesday’s news will not be welcome by Chelsea supporters. Thibaut Courtois spent three years with Atletico Madrid between 2011-2014 so is accustomed to La Liga football and now reports from the country are sugge...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 11 9:13 AM
Manchester United reportedly hold a key advantage over Chelsea in the race to seal the transfer of Danny Rose. The Tottenham left-back is said to be ready to jump at the chance to move to Old Trafford if the offer comes along, due to his desire to work under Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho, acco...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 11 8:45 AM
PSG could be set to target Real Madrid and Brazil star Casemiro should they fail with their pursuit of Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante. The Ligue 1 giants have reportedly shown an interest in signing Kante according to Don Balon, however the French side aren’t short of back-up options should they...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 11 7:44 AM
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly lining up an audacious raid on Premier League champions Chelsea. The Blues may have to fight off interest from the big-spending French giants in N’Golo Kante, who is being eyed as their next marquee signing in a potential £90million deal, according to the Daily...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 10 10:12 AM
As with any major club in Europe, Chelsea are in the business of strengthening what they currently have rather than trying to replace key players. However, they could be forced to fight a transfer battle to keep one of their most important players next summer, as Eurosport France, as per Le Paris...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 10 7:09 AM
One man that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has missed so far this season is Adam Lallana, but he’s reportedly stepping up his recovery from a thigh injury. The 29-year-old hasn’t featured for the Merseyside giants so far this season, which will be a huge disappointment to him after such an impressi...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 10 6:52 AM
It’s fair to say that Italy coach Giampiero Ventura hasn’t enjoyed the best World Cup qualifying campaign, and that could now be a cause for concern for Chelsea. The veteran tactician replaced Antonio Conte at the helm for the Azzurri after Euro 2016, but through a combination of questionable sys...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 9 10:44 PM
Charly Musonda has been unable to make his breakthrough at Chelsea so far this season, and it appears as though he has hit out at the club. There is still a bit of confusion as he hasn’t named Chelsea or Antonio Conte specifically in his Instagram post, and so it could be aimed at something … T...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 9 4:38 PM
Diego Costa sealed his return to Atletico Madrid last month, and he looks a happy man with a pint in his hand this week as he takes a break from training. The Spaniard isn’t eligible to play for the La Liga giants until January due to the club’s transfer embargo, and so between now and … The po...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 9 2:59 PM
With the international break coming to a conclusion, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte could have a double fitness headache for the clash with Crystal Palace. The reigning Premier League champions travel to Selhurst Park on Saturday looking to bounce back from their defeat at home to Manchester City pri...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 9 10:17 AM
Manchester United and Chelsea look set to step up their interest in Tottenham left-back Danny Rose in the January transfer window, according to reports. The England international, who has missed the start of the season through injury, has been one of the top defenders in the Premier League for th...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 9 8:42 AM
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is among the first five nominees announced for the 2017 Ballon d’Or. The France international joins Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, Juventus striker Paulo Dybala and Real Madrid duo Luka Modric and Marcelo as among the first of the names to be announced by Fran...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 9 7:37 AM
Andrea Pirlo would not rule out the prospect of joining Chelsea as assistant manager to Antonio Conte after announcing yesterday that he was set to hang up his boots. The New York City midfielder and former Italy international will retire from playing at the end of the MLS season in December, and...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 8 5:52 PM
Liverpool fans, your left back problems may just about to be solved. Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam, who is out of contract with the Serie A side at the end of the season, is on Jurgen Klopp’s radar, with the Express reporting that the Reds are ready to make their move. SEE MORE: Odds slashed on...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 8 3:37 PM
Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard showed his class for Belgium during their World Cup qualifier against Bosnia and Herzegovina, after the winger almost ended two defenders’ careers with an outrageous dummy. Hazard, who is yet to hit the ground running for the Blues so far this season, embarrassed the...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 8 1:36 PM
Chelsea star N’Golo Kante has explained that talking with manager Antonio Conte helped persuade him to choose a transfer to Stamford Bridge over Paris Saint-Germain. The 26-year-old was a man in demand after a superb 2015/16 campaign with Leicester City, during which his stellar midfield displays...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 8 12:48 PM
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has heaped praise on Paris Saint-Germain star and France team-mate Kylian Mbappe just a few months after he was linked as a transfer target for the Blues. Mbappe ended up moving from Monaco to PSG on loan, having shone in Ligue 1 and the Champions League last seaso...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 8 11:12 AM
Claude Makelele believes Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham can follow in the footsteps of Ivorian legend Didier Drogba to become a Premier League great. Makelele is certainly a Premier League legend in his own right and is currently mentoring Abraham at Swansea City where the 20-year-old striker is sp...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 8 10:50 AM
Zinedine Zidane has reportedly told Real Madrid president Florentino Perez that he wants the transfer of Chelsea star Eden Hazard at the club as a replacement for Gareth Bale. Don Balon report that a meeting between Madrid president Perez and manager Zidane has taken place in which the French tac...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 8 9:43 AM
Chelsea are sweating over the fitness of star midfielder N’Golo Kante after he went off with a thigh injury in France’s win over Bulgaria last night. The 26-year-old was replaced in the 33rd minute of action last night, with Les Bleus boss Didier Deschamps confirming the blow afterwards. ‘It’s a...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 8 8:49 AM
Former Chelsea star Claude Makelele believes Tiemoue Bakayoko has become a much stronger defensive player since he first came across him at Monaco. The France international joined the Blues from the Ligue 1 champions this summer, and has made an immediate impact in midfield for Antonio Conte’s si...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 8 7:54 AM
Manchester United look set to be without Paul Pogba due to injury for some crucial fixtures against the likes of Chelsea and Tottenham this winter. The France international is currently out with a hamstring problem, and the club have not been clear about when he could be back in action. READ MORE...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 7 1:20 PM
Paris Saint-Germain defender Thomas Meunier has sent a pretty strong signal that he’d like to see his club make a transfer raid for Chelsea forward Eden Hazard. The 26-year-old has long been regarded as one of the top talents in world football, having won two Premier League titles during his time...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 7 1:02 PM
There’s been another twist in the Alex Sandro to Chelsea transfer saga, and this time it’s bad news for the Blues. The Brazilian international, who joined the Old Lady from Porto in 2015, is expected to sign a new deal with the Italian champions according to Gazzetta Dello Sport. SEE MORE: Intern...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 7 9:05 AM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has reportedly been left frustrated by the Blues’ failure to deliver the transfer of striker Fernando Llorente. The Spain international ended up moving from Swansea City to Tottenham this summer, having impressed in the Premier League last season with 15 goals to hel...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 7 6:25 AM
Chelsea star Thibaut Courtois is reportedly keen on a move to Real Madrid as the Blues fail to organise a new contract for their number one goalkeeper. The Belgium international is regarded as one of the finest players in the world in his position, having consistently shone for Chelsea during his...