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Caught Offside - Fri Oct 6 10:12 AM
Here’s something you don’t see every day, an ex-Chelsea player advising a current star to join Arsenal. That’s exactly what former defender Alex has done. The compatriot in question is Paris Saint-Germain’s Lucas Moura, with the 28-year-old set to struggle for regular playing time this season aft...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 5 3:11 PM
Cesc Fabregas isn’t exactly Mr Popular at his old club Arsenal anyway, but he’s made a surprise admission about his Chelsea career that is sure to tarnish his reputation even further. The Spain international left the Gunners for Barcelona back in 2011, returning to a club he’d grown up supporting...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 5 2:18 PM
Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne has admitted Chelsea wanted him to stay before he made the move to Wolfsburg back in 2014. The Belgium international wasn’t getting into Jose Mourinho’s side at that time, making just two starts before moving on that January. READ MORE Chelsea news: CFC star t...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 5 11:27 AM
While one current Chelsea star looks set to be offered a new contract, it’s reported that a familiar face could be keen on a future reunion. Thibaut Courtois has been a stalwart for Chelsea since re-joining the club following a loan spell at Atletico Madrid in 2014. SEE MORE Chelsea were desperat...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 5 9:27 AM
Adding depth to his Chelsea squad was likely a priority for Antonio Conte this past summer, and it’s reported that the club made a huge offer for a top target. The Italian tactician welcomed Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Davide Zappacosta and Danny Drinkwater to his squad over...
Caught Offside - Thu Oct 5 1:17 AM
Ross Barkley was reportedly a wanted man this past summer, now it’s claimed Tottenham and Chelsea will go back in for him in January. The 23-year-old is yet to make an appearance this season after suffering a hamstring injury in pre-season, and yet it doesn’t seem to have put off interested parti...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 4 8:36 PM
According to a football study, the value of the Chelsea squad has increased by €147.3m in the last three months, largely down to their new signings. CIES Football Observatory have conducted what they describe as a scientific estimation of players’ transfer values, based on form, inflation, transf...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 4 5:22 PM
After years of speculation and names being put forward as a guilty party, former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas has finally admitted he threw the slice of pizza. Said slice of pizza was the one that hit former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, with BBC Sport revisiting the incident thre...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 4 2:19 PM
Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi is adamant that Antonio Conte has faith in him to deliver as he tried to explain why he hasn’t played much since arriving at the club. The 24-year-old joined Chelsea for £33m from Marseille in 2016, as reported by The Sun, but he’s made just two Premier League star...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 4 9:53 AM
Further reports continue to surface over Chelsea boss Antonio Conte being unhappy, and this will only add to the speculation that all is not well at Stamford Bridge. The Guardian recently reported on how he admitted he missed Italy, and that a return was in his future plans further down the line....
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 4 9:18 AM
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini is set to sign an extension with his current club, thus snubbing interest from Chelsea. Antonio Conte tried to convince the centre-back to move to Stamford Bridge during the summer but the player since admitted he wants to end his career at the Old Lady. Calcio...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 4 8:50 AM
Alvaro Morata is facing up to six weeks on the sidelines after suffering a grade two tear in his hamstring but confusion now surrounds the Spaniard’s return date after posting a picture online with a caption that inferred he was targeting Crystal Palace – Chelsea’s next game – as his recovery tar...
Caught Offside - Wed Oct 4 12:22 AM
Chelsea are reportedly setting their sights on two major January signings as they look to prove they remain committed to Antonio Conte. The Italian tactician delivered the Premier League title in his first season at Stamford Bridge, but he has been dogged by on-going speculation of issues between...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 3 3:34 PM
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has revealed that he’s working hard to recover from injury and has set himself a return date. The 24-year-old lasted just 33 minutes in last weekend’s 1-0 defeat to Manchester City at Stamford Bridge, as he pulled up and had to limp off with a hamstring problem. It h...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 3 11:21 AM
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has donated a signed jersey which will be auctioned in order to help raise funds for the victims of the Mexico earthquake. The tragic disaster claimed the lives of around 300 people last month and has continued to see solidarity in football and beyond with key figure...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 3 11:15 AM
Carlo Ancelotti left his post at Bayern Munich less than a week ago, but he has been linked with a sensational return to Chelsea. He guided the Blues to the double in the 2009/10 season, winning both the Premier League and the FA Cup before being sacked in 2011. Calciomercato state that whilst a...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 3 10:26 AM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte would be the ‘dream manager’ for AC Milan, according to reports in Italy, so say talkSPORT. The San Siro outfit have started sluggishly under Vincenzo Montella in Serie A this season as they currently sit seventh in the table. The news outlet cite an article by Corri...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 3 9:59 AM
Manchester United and Chelsea are both interested in signing young Middlesbrough defender Dael Fry, who has had a terrific start to the season. The centre-back helped the England under-20 squad to World Cup glory during the summer as the Young Lions beat Venezuela 1-0 in the final. Team Talk repo...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 3 5:58 AM
Chelsea have reportedly suffered a double transfer blow as Antonio Conte is set to miss out on two of his top previous summer targets. The Italian tactician was a busy man this past transfer window, bringing in the likes of Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata to strengthen his squ...
Caught Offside - Tue Oct 3 5:15 AM
Chelsea have reportedly been dealt a major injury blow with Alvaro Morata expected to be sidelined for six weeks with a hamstring injury. The Spaniard sustained the problem in the first-half against Manchester City at the weekend as he was forced to limp off after 33 minutes. While it was initial...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 2 2:53 PM
Chelsea defender David Luiz and Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have sent tongues wagging after hanging out in Paris. The 29-year-old has been heavily linked with an exit from the Bundesliga giants for months, and came close this past summer as Dortmund had to put in place the...
Caught Offside - Mon Oct 2 10:43 AM
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has played down fears that Alvaro Morata has suffered a serious setback after limping off at the weekend. The Spaniard lasted just 35 minutes in the 1-0 defeat to Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, as he appeared to pull up with a hamstring problem. That le...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 1 2:32 PM
A Tottenham fan has shared an image of a banner directed at Chelsea star Marcos Alonso and it has led to some angry responses. As reported by The Daily Mail in 2011, the Spaniard appeared in front of a Madrid court over charges of drink driving which led to a crash that tragically saw a … The p...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 1 11:53 AM
The Times sports journalist Alyson Rudd has stated that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is creating ‘excuses’ for his players after suffering a 1-0 defeat at home to Manchester City thanks to a lacklustre performance following the club’s dramatic Champions League away win at Atletico Madrid. The It...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 1 11:41 AM
A Chelsea fan from Ghana was stabbed and consequently died of his injuries in the suburb of Accra after criticising David Luiz’s performance. ‘Deco’ was attacked by three men after passing the comments whilst Chelsea’s Champions League tie with Atletico Madrid was still being played. Ghana Sports...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 1 10:37 AM
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is prepared to leave the Blues at the end of the current season, according to The Sunday Times. They report that the Italian’s relationship with the club’s board has become increasingly strained and so may seek a summer exit. The paper claims the Chelsea hierarchy are u...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 1 2:12 AM
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is reportedly set to agree on a new £300, 000-a-week contract with the Blues to make him the highest-paid Premier League player. The 26-year-old joined Chelsea from Lille in 2012, and has gone on to register 72 goals in 254 appearances in all competitions, while winnin...
Caught Offside - Sat Sep 30 8:04 PM
Manchester City had talisman Kevin De Bruyne to thank tonight, as the Belgian’s strike was the only thing that separated their game against Chelsea, as Pep Guardiola’s side continued their extremely impressive start to the season. De Bruyne’s goal came in the 66th minute, after the Belgian intern...
Caught Offside - Sat Sep 30 7:24 PM
Chelsea could be about to break the world transfer record, as the Blues are reportedly tracking Romania and Steaua Bucharest wonder-kid Florinel Coman, who has an £88M release clause in his current contract, according to the Daily Mail. Antonio Conte’s side recently broke their club transfer rec...
Caught Offside - Sat Sep 30 7:05 PM
Chelsea have just suffered a huge setback in their race for the Premier League title, as Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne scored a contender for Goal of the Month to put his side 1-0 away to the Blues. Chelsea, who have already lost at home to Burnley this season, conceded in the 66th m...
Caught Offside - Sat Sep 30 5:30 PM
Stoke City manger Mark Hughes has been waxing lyrical about on-loan Chelsea star Kurt Zouma, as the Potters boss described the centre-half as being worth as much as “£40M”, as reported by the Mirror. Zouma, who is currently on-loan at the BET365 Stadium this season from the Blues, has made an imp...