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Caught Offside - Sat Oct 21 3:37 PM
Chelsea fans weren’t impressed with what they were seeing against Watford on Saturday, but the Blues did eventually manage to battle to a 4-2 win. While that should lessen the pressure on Antonio Conte and his players for the time being, it probably won’t silence his detractors entirely who were...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 21 2:45 PM
Chelsea secured a 4-2 win over Watford at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, but it was far from straight-forward for Antonio Conte’s men. After Pedro had given the hosts the lead, they fell behind to goals from Abdoulaye Doucoure and Roberto Pereyra, only for substitute Michy Batshuayi to bag a brace...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 21 1:54 PM
Chelsea didn’t end the first half against Watford in the way that they wanted having been pegged back, but that didn’t stop a Pedro love-in from happening. The Spaniard opened the scoring with a brilliant strike from long range to take his tally to 24 goals in 93 appearances for Chelsea since he...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 21 12:57 PM
Chelsea forward Pedro was on the mark for his side in Saturday’s clash with Watford, and what a fine effort it was from the Spaniard. Latching on to a ball outside the box, he curled a brilliant strike in off the post to give the hosts the lead and hand them the perfect start to … The post (Vid...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 21 11:35 AM
Chelsea will be looking to end their poor run of form when they face Watford at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, with Antonio Conte desperate for three points. The Blues have lost their last two Premier League games, while they were held to a draw by Roma in the Champions League in midweek. In turn,...
Caught Offside - Sat Oct 21 8:18 AM
Chelsea will be looking to end a three-game streak without a win in all competitions when they host Watford in the early kick-off on Saturday. Antonio Conte’s men have fallen to back-to-back defeats in the Premier League, while they sealed a thrilling 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League in...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 20 2:50 PM
Tricky task for Chelsea… Chelsea will find it tough putting an XI together against Watford this weekend, with Antonio Conte revealing today that he has just one fit central midfielder in his squad at the moment. The Blues were already without N’Golo Kante and Danny Drinkwater for the midweek game...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 20 2:48 PM
Chelsea are without a win in their last three games in all competitions, and so the last thing that Antonio Conte would want is an injury-related headache. Unfortunately for the Italian tactician, that’s exactly what he’s got ahead of Watford’s visit to Stamford Bridge this weekend. After losing...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 20 2:10 PM
Where did it go wrong for Morata at Madrid? Alvaro Morata made a big decision over his future this summer, and ultimately called time on his career with first club Real Madrid to seal a transfer to Premier League giants Chelsea. The Spain international was reduced to a bit-part role at the Bernab...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 20 1:53 PM
Who could be next Chelsea manager if Conte goes? It’s not a topic many will have expected to come up so early this season, but the race to be the next Chelsea manager could already be on as doubts grow over Antonio Conte’s future. The Italian only joined the Blues last season and immediately guid...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 20 1:13 PM
How Chelsea could do with him now… Chelsea legend Frank Lampard believes it was a mistake by his old club to let exciting young striker Tammy Abraham leave on loan for Swansea City in the summer transfer window. The Blues let a number of key players leave this summer, with Diego Costa and Nemanja...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 20 11:10 AM
Is Conte’s time at Chelsea coming to an end? Antonio Conte is reportedly edging ever closer to the sack at Chelsea after relations with both his players and key figures at the club now described as being ‘at breaking point’. The Italian only joined Chelsea last season and led the Blues to the Pre...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 20 7:59 AM
Is Conte losing the dressing room? Chelsea players are reportedly unhappy with Antonio Conte for failing to adapt his intense training methods this season to the demands of midweek Champions League fixtures. The Italian tactician is said to have stuck largely with the same kind of schedule as las...
Caught Offside - Fri Oct 20 7:30 AM
Where will he end up? Gareth Bale would be more likely to return to Tottenham Hotspur than Manchester United if he were to leave Real Madrid in the summer transfer window, according to reports. Spanish outlet Don Balon claims Bale is concerned about changing position in order to avoid injuries, b...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 19 10:38 PM
PSG are closely monitoring Antonio Conte’s situation at Chelsea with the French club keen to strike up a deal to bring the Italian to France. The Daily Star have reported that PSG owners are looking to strike up a deal with Conte and his representatives to bring him to the French capital as soon...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 19 9:58 PM
Man United and Chelsea have entered the race to sign the 16-year-old superstar Peter Pellegri from Genoa. Italian sports outlet CalcioMercato have reported that the two Premier League clubs will look to fight off interest from AC Milan, Juventus and Inter to bring the wonderkid to England. SEE AL...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 19 9:31 PM
Man United legend Paul Scholes believes Jose Mourinho is under Antonio Conte’s skin in the battle of mind games with the Chelsea boss. Mourinho and Conte have been insistent in answering each other’s taunts as their bickering continues to go back and forth. SEE ALSO: (Watch) Jack Wilshere magic g...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 19 8:12 PM
He looks a big talent! Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea are all said to be interested in securing the signature of the French teenager Lenny Pintor. The 17-year-old is hot property with the Mail Online reporting that all three Premier League clubs are keeping a close eye on the talented star....
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 19 2:41 PM
Big change of heart from the Blues star! Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas has been discussing his relationship with former manager Jose Mourinho and admits he’s had his ups and downs with the Portuguese. Fabregas first came up against Mourinho during his time as an Arsenal player, when his Chelse...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 19 10:53 AM
Friction at Chelsea? Antonio Conte endured another difficult night for Chelsea as they were held to a 3-3 draw by Roma, and Eden Hazard gave him another headache after the game. The Belgian did not sound at all happy to be substituted off by the Blues boss, having scored twice to provide the only...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 19 10:53 AM
Tough times at Chelsea. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte admits it didn’t look like a good idea to change his formation against Roma in last night’s Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge. The Blues are on a run of three games without a win in all competitions, and found themselves 3-2 down despi...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 19 10:44 AM
Chelsea fans losing patience with Conte? Chelsea fans seem to have about as much patience with managers as their trigger-happy owner Roman Abramovich, with Blues supporters now seeming to call for the head of Antonio Conte. The Premier League champions slipped to a third game in a row without a w...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 19 9:05 AM
Who stood out in the Champions League? It was a cracking week of Champions League action, with strong results again for the Premier League clubs involved, as Manchester United, City and Liverpool all won while Chelsea and Tottenham drew against challenging opponents. We still won’t know for a whi...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 19 7:46 AM
Could he be heading to England? Chelsea and Arsenal are reportedly interested in Barcelona midfielder Rafinha Alcantara, but it looks like they won’t be signing him any time soon. While talkSPORT claim both the Blues and the Gunners had been keeping an eye on the 24-year-old ahead of January, his...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 19 7:45 AM
Gerrard ‘couldn’t believe’ this one went through. Chelsea selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United in this summer’s transfer window came as a big shock to former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard, he has revealed. The Serbia international has been a big hit at Old Trafford since his move from th...
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...