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Caught Offside - Wed Oct 18 10:52 PM
Chelsea fans, one of your star players may have just taken a dig at you. Brazilian winger Willian, who joined the club from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2014, liked a comment on Instagram from a fan who was backing the player following his average start to the season. This was reported by the Mirror, who...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 18 10:02 PM
Conte’s on the hunt for a striker. Chelsea are reportedly considering a move for Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke as Antonio Conte looks to replace Michy Batshuayi in the January transfer window. According to the Daily Telegraph, Conte has lost patience with Batshuayi after another poor p...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 18 9:58 PM
Chelsea had to Eden Hazard to thank tonight, as the Belgian international scored twice as the Blues came from behind to secure a draw against Roma. Chelsea opened the scoring in 11th minute, after a failed ball from David Luiz fell kindly back to the Brazilian, who rifled his side-footed effort p...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 18 8:53 PM
Will he listen? Former Blues attacker Graeme Le Saux has urged Chelsea’s talented starlet Charly Musonda to leave Stamford Bridge and instead consider a move to Tottenham Hotspur to enhance his development. It’s not too often the two London rivals sell to each other, but Le Saux was quick to thro...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 18 8:38 PM
Not one of his finest moments… Juventus left-back Alex Sandro is certainly regarded as one of the best in the business at the moment, and one imagines Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has done his homework on him. The Brazil international has been a consistent performer for Juve since he joined the...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 18 8:27 PM
This guy loves attacking! Chelsea had an injury crisis in midfield going into tonight’s game…but not anymore. Step forward, David Luiz, a man clearly frustrated with all the defending he has to do in his regular job as a centre-back. READ MORE Chelsea face huge transfer concern, Barcelona put £25...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 18 2:12 PM
This would be a great signing for Chelsea. Chelsea have reportedly begun negotiations over a potential transfer swoop for Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld as he looks no closer to signing a new contract with Spurs. The Belgium international has been one of the top defenders in the Premier Lea...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 17 9:36 PM
The summer transfer window was far from satisfactory for Chelsea fans as manager Antonio Conte failed to sign major targets Romelu Lukaku, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and now, Radja Nainggolan. The Express report that the Italian had indeed tried to sign the Roma midfielder but a deal failed to mate...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 17 5:20 PM
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is reportedly set to receive good news on the injury front as Alvaro Morata participated in full training on Tuesday. The Spaniard sustained a hamstring injury prior to the international break in the loss against Manchester City, as he pulled up and had to be replaced i...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 17 1:04 PM
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has established himself as one of the top centre-halves in Serie A, and so reports of interest from Chelsea and Barcelona aren’t a surprise. The 26-year-old arrived in Italy in 2014 after stints in Belgium and France, and has taken his game to the next level with...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 17 9:25 AM
When Barcelona come knocking for one of your players, it’s going to be a tough ask keeping them at bay. That’s the job that now reportedly faces Chelsea. Ernesto Valverde has led the Catalan giants to top spot in the La Liga table after eight games as they remain unbeaten and four points clear of...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 16 1:56 PM
Will Conte ring the changes? Chelsea need to get back to winning ways quickly after a second defeat on the spin in the Premier League this weekend. The Blues were far from at their best as they fell to a shock 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace, who collected both their first points and goals of … Th...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 16 1:49 PM
Roma will be pleased with how their Champions League campaign is going thus far, but they’ve suffered what could prove to be a very costly setback. The Italian giants have picked up four points from their opening two games to sit behind Chelsea in second place in Group C, with Atletico Madrid thr...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 16 12:36 PM
Chelsea’s injury news isn’t getting any better, as it’s reported that Victor Moses now faces a lengthy absence after sustaining a hamstring injury at the weekend. The reigning Premier League champions were fortunate to an extent last season, as with their less taxing fixture schedule with no Euro...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 16 10:32 AM
Chelsea look in need of fresh blood. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte may feel he’s been proven right so far this season. All summer long the Italian complained about a lack of action by the Blues in the transfer market, and by mid-October his side are already nine points off the pace in the title r...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 16 10:15 AM
Former Chelsea player Tony Cascarino has painted a pretty gloomy picture for Michy Batshuayi, as he’s adamant that Antonio Conte doesn’t rate him. The 24-year-old arrived from Marseille last summer and has scored 14 goals in 35 appearances in all competitions, which on paper, is a pretty respecta...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 16 9:32 AM
Has Conte given up already? Antonio Conte seems to have given up on Chelsea defending their title after explaining that his aim for the season now is to build something for the future. The Blues lost their third league match of the campaign at Crystal Palace this weekend, putting in a poor displa...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 16 8:40 AM
Just one Manchester United player gets in. The Premier League was back with a bang this weekend, with one or two shocks as Chelsea and Arsenal fell to defeats to Crystal Palace and Watford, respectively. And then there were less surprising incidents, such as a dull 0-0 between Liverpool and Manch...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 15 3:50 PM
While they may have their own injury problems, Chelsea will be buoyed by the fact that Roma suffered a major setback of their own at the weekend. The two sides meet at Stamford Bridge in the Champions League on Wednesday night, and Antonio Conte has headaches of his own to consider with Victor Mo...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 15 2:49 PM
Who’ll win this one? Arsenal and Chelsea have reportedly both opened talks to seal the transfer of Barcelona youngster Abel Ruiz after contacting his representatives. According to the Daily Mirror, both the Gunners and the Blues have been in contact about landing the highly-rated 17-year-old whil...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 15 11:25 AM
Conte’s made a mess of things! Arsenal legend Martin Keown says Antonio Conte’s performance in the Chelsea dugout has slipped since his incredible start to life in England last season. The Italian led the Blues to the Premier League title in his first year in charge, but Keown says he’s no longer...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 15 10:07 AM
Could these stars be poached by Europe’s giants? While Premier League clubs these days are known for their big spending, there could also be major transfer blows for the likes of Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea this winter. A number of star names face uncertain situations going...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 15 9:37 AM
Man United are poised to make a January move for Tottenham’s Danny Rose as the England defender looks set to leave North London. The Red Devils will look to fight off competition from rivals Chelsea in securing a deal. The Sun have reported that Jose Mourinho and Man United are preparing a £50m b...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 15 8:48 AM
Can they keep him? Schalke are reportedly ready to make Leon Goretzka the highest paid player in their history in order to prevent him sealing a free transfer to Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United or other top clubs. The Germany international is attracting plenty of interest ahead of the summe...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 15 7:37 AM
Could he move to Barcelona instead? Barcelona are reportedly ready to join the likes of Liverpool and Chelsea in the running to sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk. The Netherlands international is known to be one of the top centre-backs in the Premier League at the moment, and looked close...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 15 7:35 AM
Drogba’s still got it! Chelsea legend Didier Drogba is still running defences ragged even at the ripe old age of 39, as demonstrated by this stunning solo effort for Phoenix Rising FC. The Ivorian received the ball on the edge of the box and escaped the attention of three defenders before steerin...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 14 6:51 PM
Chelsea fans, we’ve some potential good news about the future of your manager. Blues boss Antonio Conte, who saw his side lose 2-1 to Crystal Palace this afternoon, may have just dropped a big hint over his future with the club. As reported by the Telegraph, Conte confirmed that his wife and daug...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 14 5:21 PM
Crystal Palace not only secured their first goal of the 2017/18 Premier League season but also clinched their first points in an outstanding display against title holder’s Chelsea. The home side had gone ahead in the 11th minute after Cesar Azpilicueta turned Andros Townsend’s cross into his own...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 14 4:32 PM
Chelsea fans, look away now. The Daily Mail are reporting that midfield general N’Golo Kante could miss the Blues’ next seven games, which would come as a massive blow for Antonio Conte’s side. The news outlet are also reporting that the midfielder will miss his side’s Champions League double hea...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 14 3:57 PM
Tie moue Bakayoko momentarily saved the blushes of Chelsea fans on the 18th minute after Crystal Palace had gone ahead at Selhurst Park scoring their first goal of the 2017/18 Premier League campaign. The midfielder rose above every Crystal Palace player in the box on the 18th minute mark to nod...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 14 3:44 PM
Man United could be about to lose one of their brightest young talents. ‘Keeper Dean Henderson, who is out of contract at Old Trafford next summer, is reportedly being eyed up by as many as 14 different clubs, with the biggest of those being United’s fierce rivals Chelsea and Arsenal, according t...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 14 2:50 PM
Marcos Alonso has stated that while he is happy at Chelsea he believes his future is not at Stamford Bridge. The left-wingback has noted that a move to the Spanish league La Liga is where he ideally wants to be playing his football before the end of his career. The Chelsea wingback told Spanish r...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 14 8:26 AM
After guiding Chelsea to the Premier League title in his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge, it seems strange to even discuss Antonio Conte’s future. However, through a combination of reports suggesting that the Italian tactician is homesick along with claims of tension due to transfer mar...
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...