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Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 11:11 PM
Chelsea cruised into the quarter finals of the Carabao Cup this evening, although they had to do it the hard way. Summer signing Antonio Rudiger opened the scoring with a fine looping header in the first half to give the home side the lead. SEE MORE: Chelsea legend explains how he jinxed Watford...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 8:59 PM
Chelsea fans, your club could be in good hands should Antonio Conte leave. It’s being reported that the Blues could hire another Italian should the former Juventus boss end up departing Stamford Bridge. Football Italia are saying that the west London side could be eyeing up Napoli boss Maurizio S...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 2:30 PM
Cheeky move from Conte! Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is reportedly took the chance this week to make a shock approach for one of Arsenal’s star players. Conte was present at this week’s FIFA Awards ceremony, where Gunners striker Olivier Giroud was also in attendance to collect the Puskas Award...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 1:36 PM
Once seen as an astronomical fee, £100million is fast becoming the new normal… For so long the talk was of when we’d see the first £100million footballer, and then Neymar came along and instantly gave us the first £200m one. Since then, the transfer market has been inflated significantly beyond w...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 10:34 AM
Interesting theory from the former Chelsea star…. Former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin has offered one tongue-in-cheek explanation for the Blues’ comeback from behind against Watford over the weekend. The Scot was on punditry duty at Stamford Bridge as he saw his old club stage a late comeback to prev...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 9:57 AM
What a signing this would be for Chelsea! Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has problems in midfield – and is reportedly ready to spend big money in the transfer market in an attempt to fix the problem. The Blues have been plagued by injuries in the middle of the park this term, with N’Golo Kante cur...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 8:15 AM
The Gunners boss taunts Chelsea over their former youngster! Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has discussed why Eddie Nketiah ended up leaving Chelsea for the Gunners after his superb impact off the bench against Norwich City last night. The 18-year-old forward scored twice late on as Arsenal came f...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 25 7:31 AM
Happy with this, Chelsea fans? Chelsea manager Antonio Conte looks to have more or less made peace with one of his Blues stars after some friction earlier this season. According to the London Evening Standard, Conte has decided he won’t be loaning out Charly Musonda in the January transfer window...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 24 7:26 AM
It’s been far from a steady ship at Chelsea so far this season, with Antonio Conte experiencing a much more difficult campaign compared to last year. The Italian tactician won the Premier League title in his first season in England, but the added stress of Champions League football to their sched...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 23 3:39 PM
Looks like he’s heading to the Premier League. Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham look to have received a major transfer boost today, according to reports coming out of Spain. After a difficult spell at Real Madrid, it looks like Gareth Bale will now be pushed towards the Bernabeu exit door...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 23 1:51 PM
They’ve accepted he’s going. Atletico Madrid are reportedly planning for Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann to seal a transfer away from the club when his £89million release clause comes into effect next summer. According to ESPN, United are planning to move for Griezmann again next summe...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 23 1:25 PM
Liverpool urged to change their manager. Liverpool need to replace Jurgen Klopp with former Chelsea title-winning manager Carlo Ancelotti now that he’s available, according to Garth Crooks. The Reds were thrashed 4-1 by Tottenham this weekend, with Klopp under growing pressure as they sit twelve...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 23 1:03 PM
Liverpool look in need of some major surgery. Liverpool’s 4-1 defeat to Tottenham this weekend shows just how far behind they are this season, and how neglectful the club and manager were in ironing out the team’s flaws during the summer transfer window. Naby Keita will make a fine addition to th...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 23 10:28 AM
Who joins Harry Kane in our team of the week? Now that the dust has settled on a frantic weekend of Premier League action, here’s a look at those who stood out in the latest round of fixtures. Arsenal and Tottenham arguably put in the performances of the weekend, so it’s little surprise that the...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 23 7:09 AM
This surely can’t end well… Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is confident he won’t be treated like previous managers at Stamford Bridge and get the sack after just a few bad results. The Italian tactician has been under pressure of late, with Chelsea enduring a slightly disappointing start to the se...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 22 6:15 PM
Chelsea could be about to go head-to-head with rivals Manchester United for a former Premier League star. It’s been said that boss Antonio Conte is after a difference maker for his Blues side, and Don Balon are reporting that Gareth Bale could be the player who they go after. And should the west...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 22 2:37 PM
Chelsea fans, your opinion on this former Premier League ace might change a bit after reading this. Former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves, who played for the Red Devils between 2007 and 2011, has taken a dig at the Blues’ loan system, with the retired England ace also calling on th...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 22 7:56 AM
Chelsea may well have eventually seen off Watford at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, but reports haven’t stopped over Antonio Conte’s precarious job status. Prior to the weekend, the reigning Premier League champions had lost back-to-back league games and were held by Roma in the Champions League in...
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...