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Caught Offside - Wed Nov 8 6:38 AM
Could he be on his way out of United this winter? Surprise reports have claimed Real Madrid could make a move for a big name at Manchester United in the upcoming January transfer window. Following Juan Mata being left out of the squad for the trip to Chelsea at the weekend, the Daily Express clai...
Caught Offside - Tue Nov 7 2:53 PM
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and Man Utd rival Jose Mourinho caused quite the storm on Sunday as they didn’t shake hands after a 1-0 win for the hosts at Stamford Bridge. While Mourinho was seen waiting by the entrance of the tunnel for his counterpart, he shook hands with the Chelsea coaching staf...
Caught Offside - Tue Nov 7 8:45 AM
After Chelsea confirmed their split with technical director Michael Emenalo on Monday after 10 years working together, there is a hole to fill in the club’s hierarchy. The 52-year-old was widely credited with playing a key role not only in recruitment at Chelsea, but also with the club’s scouting...
Caught Offside - Tue Nov 7 8:39 AM
Chelsea are interested in signing one of Ligue 1’s brightest young talents. It’s being reported that Antonio Conte’s side are keeping tabs on this Lyon starlet, however they aren’t the only English side that are interested in the player. This is according to the Daily Mail, who say that the Blues...
Caught Offside - Tue Nov 7 7:36 AM
It wasn’t a great weekend for Man Utd, as they slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Chelsea while rivals Man City widened the gap at the top of the table. While the main talking point was the performance from Jose Mourinho’s side as they failed to impress away from home against a direct rival yet … The p...
Caught Offside - Tue Nov 7 1:00 AM
It was a Sunday to forget for Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho this past weekend, as he saw his side fall to a 1-0 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The result was a bitter blow in their pursuit of the Premier League title this season, as it meant that coupled with Man City’s win … The post Jose...
Caught Offside - Tue Nov 7 12:00 AM
If there’s a key weakness point in this current Chelsea squad, it’s the lack of depth that Antonio Conte has on the left flank behind Marcos Alonso. The Spaniard has played a full 90 minutes in every Champions League game so far this season, while he’s started all 11 Premier League games and play...
Caught Offside - Mon Nov 6 5:49 PM
One of the biggest talking points after Chelsea’s win over Manchester United on Sunday was the fact that Antonio Conte didn’t shake hands with Jose Mourinho. As the United boss waited by the entrance of the tunnel and shook hands with the Chelsea staff, Conte was busy celebrating with the fans an...
Caught Offside - Mon Nov 6 4:42 PM
It might not be every day that Cesc Fabregas is offered a proposition from one of his Twitter followers, but that’s what he found on his account on Sunday. Fresh from helping Chelsea secure a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge, one of his fans wanted to take things a little bit fur...
Caught Offside - Mon Nov 6 4:25 PM
Man Utd suffered a disappointing 1-0 defeat at Chelsea on Sunday, leaving them eight points behind Man City at the top of the Premier League table. Perhaps most frustrating though is their inability to look a threat away from home against their direct rivals as they’ve struggled against Liverpool...
Caught Offside - Mon Nov 6 4:08 PM
It’s Monday, and that means it’s time to delve into Garth Crooks’ world and dissect and analyse his Premier League team of the week. As ever, he’s courted some criticism on social media with his selections and snubs, but on the whole he’s been relatively fair in terms of looking beyond the top si...
Caught Offside - Mon Nov 6 3:49 PM
Shock news emerged from Stamford Bridge on Monday as it was reported that Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo had resigned from his position. The 52-year-old has been with the Blues for 10 years and would undoubtedly have been a key piece for owner Roman Abramovich who will be disappointed...
Caught Offside - Mon Nov 6 1:36 PM
Revealed: The most valuable squads in world football right now. Premier League clubs fare well in the CIES Football Observatory‘s list of the most valuable squads in world football, though there’s no room for Arsenal alongside rivals Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool in the top ten. The Gu...
Caught Offside - Mon Nov 6 7:10 AM
Conte to AC Milan? The Italian has spoken… Antonio Conte has responded to talk over leaving Chelsea to take the AC Milan job following growing speculation that he could be on his way out of Stamford Bridge. The Italian tactician only took over at Chelsea last season, and enjoyed instant success i...
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...