- Thu Jul 12 7:00 PM
There were Premier League and FA Cup wins, but Conte’s relationship with his board foundered over transfer policy Given all the squabbling behind the scenes, and the discontent which has festered on both sides, it was appropriate the divorce should end up feeling rather undignified. Antonio Conte...
- Thu Jul 12 5:31 PM
Chelsea have parted company with Antonio Conte, ending an acrimonious relationship after two years. Despite leading the side to FA Cup glory this season, the Italian manager had been at odds with the club’s hierarchy and was always expected to move on from Stamford Bridge this summer Antonio Con...
- Thu Jul 12 3:35 PM
• Conte won 2017 Premier League title and FA Cup last season • Chelsea to pay Napoli around £50m to get Sarri and Jorginho Maurizio Sarri is set to be confirmed as Chelsea’s new head coach after Antonio Conte was finally relieved of his duties after two increasingly fractious years in charge. Con...
- Thu Jul 12 11:08 AM
Ivory Coast midfielder signs four-year contract Kenedy rejoins Newcastle on loan from Chelsea Fulham have beaten off competition from several European clubs to sign the Nice and Ivory Coast midfielder Jean Michaël Seri for a club-record fee in the region of £25m, on an initial four-year contract....
- Wed Jul 11 1:33 PM
• Napoli president says Sarri’s move is in ‘hands of his lawyers’ • Jorginho has indicated preference for move to London over City The Napoli president, Aurelio De Laurentiis, has claimed Maurizio Sarri’s move to Chelsea is edging closer and is “in the hands of his lawyers”, with Napoli’s former...
- Wed Jul 11 8:56 AM
Courtois accuses Les Blues of negativity after semi-final loss ‘I prefer to lose with Belgium than win with France’ says Hazard Thibaut Courtois has accused France of being an “anti-football team” following Belgium’s 1-0 World Cup semi-final loss to Les Blues in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday. Samue...
- Mon Jul 9 1:22 PM
• Conte oversees first full day of pre-season training on Monday • Maurizio Sarri lined up to replace Italian at Stamford Bridge Antonio Conte ostensibly remains in charge at Chelsea after taking training on Monday, on the first full day of pre-season, despite ongoing uncertainty over his immedia...
- Mon Jul 9 7:57 AM
Today’s fluff is still taking it all in Florentino Pérez has not had time to sign off Cristiano Ronaldo
’s £88m move to Juventus, for he has been scouting Russia high and low in search of his next golden galáctico . With one heading out the door for Juventus, another one must arrive at Real Madrid...
- Sat Jul 7 12:37 PM
If Belgium v Brazil were a head-to-head audition for Eden Hazard
against Neymar – there was only one winner There was a moment late in Belgium’s win over Brazil on Friday when Eden Hazard
led a break. He charged into the opposition half, turned back inside and, as runners went by him, taking defe...