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Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 9:19 PM
United fans have given up already! Manchester United fans have already given up on the Premier League title after today’s poor showing against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Earlier in the day, Manchester City won yet again as they made easy work of Arsenal in a 3-1 victory at the Etihad Stadium, an...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 9:05 PM
This is a tad embarrassing from Mourinho… Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho couldn’t resist a little dig at Antonio Conte after today’s 1-0 defeat to Chelsea, but he could at least have tried a little harder with his excuses. The Portuguese spoke after the game about the difficulties his si...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 8:44 PM
Did Mourinho make a mistake letting Depay go? Few Manchester United fans were bothered when Memphis Depay was sold to Lyon last January, but it’s increasingly looking like a big mistake not to give him more time at Old Trafford. The Dutch winger joined the Red Devils in 2015 as a bright prospect...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 8:19 PM
Morata got the better of Lukaku in this one… Alvaro Morata and Romelu Lukaku could have been playing on opposite sides today as Chelsea hosted Manchester United at Stamford Bridge, where one of the summer’s biggest questions may finally have been answered. Much of the transfer window revolved abo...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 7:44 PM
Jose Mourinho doesn’t look like the ‘Special One’ anymore… Following his side’s 1-0 loss to former side Chelsea at Stamford Bridge this Sunday, fans have taken to social media to hammer United gaffer Mourinho, who saw his side lose another game away to the rest of the league’s top six. The result...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 7:26 PM
Could he be forced out by Conte? Chelsea manager Antonio Conte may be celebrating an important win over Manchester United today, but that hasn’t stopped him casting doubt over the future of one of his players. David Luiz was dropped from the Chelsea squad for United’s visit today and watched on f...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 7:12 PM
Arsenal could be about to go head-to-head with Man City for this Dutch wonder-kid… It’s being reported that both Arsene Wenger’s and Pep Guardiola’s sides are interested in one of the brightest young talents at Eredivise side Ajax, with both sides already having talks with the Dutch side regardin...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 7:04 PM
Things always kick off when Mourinho’s involved… Jose Mourinho has offered his account of why he didn’t shake hands with Antonio Conte after his Manchester United side were beaten by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge this evening. The Portuguese often seems to court controversy and has had a fair few ex...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 6:38 PM
Chelsea back in the title race? Chelsea have severely dented Manchester United’s title hopes and perhaps revived their own with an impressive 1-0 win over the Red Devils this afternoon. The Blues were defensively solid to grind out a hard-fought victory, with Alvaro Morata heading in the winner i...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 6:05 PM
Maybe selling him wasn’t such a big mistake after all? Manchester United went 1-0 down away to Chelsea in this evening’s big Premier League clash, and an ex-Blue looks deserving of a decent chunk of the blame. The Red Devils could have done with more from Nemanja Matic on Alvaro Morata’s opener a...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 4:49 PM
Big call from Conte! Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted he dropped David Luiz for today’s game against Manchester United, confirming that the Brazilian defender is not injured. The 30-year-old was not even in the match-day squad for today’s big game at Stamford Bridge, with Conte going i...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 4:01 PM
Chelsea fans, this could be an interesting one for you… Blues manager Antonio Conte, who joined the club in the summer of 2016, has taken a dig at Manchester United and former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho ahead of this Sunday’s top of the table clash between the two sides. This is according to the...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 11:43 AM
Chelsea face Man Utd at Stamford Bridge on Sunday in a showdown that both Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho will be desperate to win. The latter won’t have fond memories of this fixture from last season, as he left his former club with a 4-0 defeat and a new rivalry burgeoning with Conte after they...
Caught Offside - Sun Nov 5 6:31 AM
Chelsea defender David Luiz is reportedly set to be excluded from the squad that will face Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The Blues suffered a costly 3-0 defeat at Roma in the Champions League in midweek, and Antonio Conte would have been far from impressed with their defensive d...
Caught Offside - Sat Nov 4 8:59 PM
Chelsea have long been mocked over their decisions to sell Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne and now it seems another name is to be added to the list. Both Lukaku and De Bruyne have shown their class for a lengthy period of time in spells with Everton and Manchester City respectively, while the f...
Caught Offside - Sat Nov 4 3:51 PM
Chelsea host Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, and they could reportedly be set for great news on the injury front. The Blues remain under pressure to get a result, as despite winning three of their last five games in all competitions, much continues to be said about Antonio Conte’s...
Caught Offside - Sat Nov 4 3:22 PM
For the most part, Jose Mourinho has often enjoyed a close relationship with his players. It seems that applies to one Chelsea star in particular who has revealed they still talk. Having given him his breakthrough at Real Madrid and worked together in the Spanish capital, it’s only natural that M...
Caught Offside - Sat Nov 4 12:49 PM
Some signings made by Premier League sides haven’t worked out as planned yet, and Liverpool, Chelsea and Everton know that feeling well. While there were plenty of other questionable deals based on the early-season form of some new recruits, there are some who stand out from the pack for various...
Caught Offside - Sat Nov 4 12:00 PM
It was a busy summer for Premier League clubs, with the likes of Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Man City and Tottenham all making moves. As expected, they’ve experienced differing levels of success with their new recruits, with some working out better than others in the opening months of t...
Caught Offside - Sat Nov 4 9:28 AM
While many have questioned whether or not Antonio Conte will still be in charge of Chelsea next season, his departure from Stamford Bridge could reportedly come much sooner. The Italian tactician is a man under pressure as while Chelsea find themselves nine points off the pace in the Premier Leag...
Caught Offside - Fri Nov 3 7:45 PM
Chelsea host Man Utd at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, and to make matters more tense, Antonio Conte has offered a firm opinion on his relationship with Jose Mourinho. The pair have clashed previously, as reported by The Mirror, as things have become a little heated on the sidelines during two previo...
Caught Offside - Fri Nov 3 12:50 PM
How Conte and Chelsea found themselves in this mess… Managing Chelsea is no easy job – and there is a very long list of big-name bosses who could’ve told Antonio Conte that. After all, in his 14 years at the club Roman Abramovich has seen off Jose Mourinho (twice), Carlo Ancelotti (debut season d...
Caught Offside - Fri Nov 3 10:23 AM
Which of these teams edges our combined XI 6-5? It’s a feast of football this weekend, meaning the combined XI’s are coming thick and fast – first we treated you to our rather one-sided Manchester City and Arsenal combined XI, and now it’s a battle between Chelsea and Manchester United. While the...
Caught Offside - Fri Nov 3 8:50 AM
Mourinho explains all. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has recalled the phone call that resulted in one of this summer’s most significant Premier League transfer moves. The Red Devils completed a surprise deal to sign Nemanja Matic from Mourinho’s old club Chelsea – a decision that has hu...
Caught Offside - Fri Nov 3 8:11 AM
What a mess at Chelsea… Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is going through a tough time at Stamford Bridge just now, and yet more stories are emerging that make grim reading for the Blues boss. According to the Daily Telegraph, Conte hit out at Chelsea ace Kenedy during a recent team meeting at the c...
Caught Offside - Fri Nov 3 7:40 AM
Abramovich has come to a major decision on Conte. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has reportedly decided to sack manager Antonio Conte and the club are beginning their search for a new head coach for next season. The Italian tactician’s relationship with Abramovich is seemingly at an all-time low,...
Caught Offside - Fri Nov 3 2:00 AM
There seems to be a lot of chatter about promising young players before they’ve even made an impact at senior level, with Chelsea’s Charly Musonda a perfect example. While there’s no denying that the 21-year-old possesses a great deal of talent, he has yet to prove his worth at the highest level...
Caught Offside - Thu Nov 2 10:48 PM
Nemanja Matic believes that a certain Manchester United youngster will become a great at Old Trafford. Matic is referring to the 20-year-old Scott McTominay who has impressed since being given an opportunity this season to represent the Red Devils. Talking to MUTV the Serb expressed how impressed...
Caught Offside - Thu Nov 2 2:50 PM
Mourinho will be delighted! Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is reportedly ready to hand Jose Mourinho a major boost by returning against Chelsea this Sunday. The France international has impressed in training this week and could at least be in line for a place on the United bench at Stamf...
Caught Offside - Thu Nov 2 2:14 PM
Top ten best results by English clubs on Europe’s biggest stage. Tottenham’s 3-1 win over Real Madrid last night is sure to go down in history as one of the biggest results and best performances by an English club in the Champions League. Spurs were superb as they downed the European Champions at...
Caught Offside - Thu Nov 2 12:43 PM
Ronaldo has clearly not taken this loss well… Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted the Real Madrid squad is weaker this season after losing the likes of Alvaro Morata during the summer transfer window. The Portugal international assessed the state of Real’s squad after their 3-1 Champions League defeat...
Caught Offside - Thu Nov 2 10:24 AM
Looks like Chelsea’s players may have taken some of his advice a little *too* literally! Chelsea had a pretty miserable night against Roma in the Champions League this week, and it’s almost made all the more painful by looking back at Pat Nevin’s comments before the game. The Scot is certainly on...
Caught Offside - Thu Nov 2 7:20 AM
Chelsea are ready to spend to help out their manager. Chelsea are reportedly ready to back under-pressure manager Antonio Conte and give him the money he needs to improve the squad in the January transfer window. According to the Daily Mirror, the Blues are ‘likely’ to go back in for Juventus lef...
Caught Offside - Wed Nov 1 8:50 PM
Arsenal are looking to make a sensational move for a talented Chelsea star. A move across London for the player who has been at Stamford Bridge since the age of 15 is sure to be controversial. The Sun have citied a report from French outlet Foot Mercato which suggests that frustrated youngster Ch...
Caught Offside - Wed Nov 1 12:26 PM
It’s not looking good for Conte. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is now up to third in the running for the next Premier League manager sacking after seeing odds on his departure tumble significantly. The Italian tactician had a miserable night yesterday as the Blues were beaten 3-0 by Roma in the Cham...
Caught Offside - Wed Nov 1 9:30 AM
Chelsea could do with snapping up this Bundesliga star. Chelsea are reportedly anxious about the future of one of their star players, forcing them to enter into a potential transfer battle with rivals Arsenal. The Premier League champions have been linked with an interest in RB Leipzig goalkeeper...
Caught Offside - Wed Nov 1 8:57 AM
Contrasting nights for the Premier League giants in Europe. Premier League clubs were in action in the Champions League last night as Manchester United ran out 2-0 winners over Benfica, while Chelsea were humbled 3-0 by Roma. The Red Devils are now surely going to make it into the knockout stages...
Caught Offside - Wed Nov 1 8:18 AM
Chelsea fans won’t be pleased to hear this… Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has explained what went wrong against Roma last night – and it’s pretty damning for Antonio Conte’s side. The Belgian shot-stopper saw three goals fly past him in the Stadio Olimpico as Chelsea suffered another defeat...
Caught Offside - Wed Nov 1 6:39 AM
This is not the Chelsea we’ve come to know… You’ll no doubt have seen that Chelsea had a bit of a shocker at Roma last night as they fell to a 3-0 defeat the Stadio Olimpico. That only tells half the story, though, as it could and arguably should have been much more as the … The post Embarrassi...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 31 10:08 PM
Chelsea fans, this one won’t make for good reading… The Italian side opened the scoring in the first minute, after former AC Milan winger Stephan El-Shaarawy hammered a 20-yard volley past Thibaut Courtois. The home side then doubled their lead in the 37th minute, after a ball from Radja Nainggo...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 31 4:14 PM
France Football have had their say on the 12 biggest young talents in world football, and they’ve included Chelsea and Tottenham starlets in their list. Many of the names below have already made an impact at the highest level, with Kylian Mbappe securing a big-money move to Paris Saint-Germain th...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 31 7:23 AM
Amid speculation that Man Utd were preparing a bid, Chelsea are reportedly set to offer a new contract to a crucial piece in their squad to fend off Jose Mourinho. Having taken him to Stamford Bridge, Mourinho will know exactly what Cesc Fabregas can offer to his team and is seemingly keen on a r...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 31 12:30 AM
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata gave fans a fright on Monday morning, but after clearing up his comments, wife Alice Campello has cheered him up. In an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Spanish international suggested that he wasn’t entirely content with living in London as he spoke about...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 31 12:00 AM
Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses has shared an update with supporters on social media as he continues to step up his recovery from injury. The 26-year-old has been sidelined since October 14 after sustaining a hamstring strain in the defeat to Crystal Palace, giving summer signing Davide Zappacosta...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 5:00 PM
A look at the most expensive players aged 21 or under on Football Manager 2018. If you’re someone who takes your FM very seriously, you’ll already be thinking about the young stars of the future to star for your teams for many years to come on Football Manager 2018. The latest edition of the game...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 12:37 PM
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has been handed a major fitness boost ahead of his side’s trip to face Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday night. Having picked up a hamstring injury earlier this month, Kante has missed the last three Premier League games for the Blues as well as the reverse fixtur...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 11:15 AM
Important result for Chelsea. Chelsea star Eden Hazard had reason to be particularly pleased with the 1-0 win over Bournemouth this weekend. Speaking after the game, the Belgian explained that the team’s lack of clean sheets in recent games had got to goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who finally enjo...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 10:25 AM
It’s Monday and that means it’s time to dissect Garth Crooks’ Premier League team of the week, and as ever, he’s stirred the pot on social media. For starters, there’s no love for Liverpool despite their 3-0 win over Huddersfield Town, as evidently the BBC pundit wasn’t impressed by any individua...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 10:12 AM
Lazy punditry from the former Tottenham man. One thing that sets Garth Crooks apart from post pundits is his eccentricity and his downright weird Premier League team of the week selections for BBC Sport. But he’s certainly resorted to cliche in his attack on Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko th...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 30 10:05 AM
Just a few weeks after it was reported that Antonio Conte was considering a return to Italy, one of his Chelsea stars has been professing his love for his former home too. As per the Metro, it was suggested that the Chelsea boss was homesick and in turn would contemplate leaving the Premier Leagu...