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Sport Review - Thu Feb 1 9:15 AM
Olivier Giroud has expressed his delight to complete a move to one of the Premier League’s “biggest” teams. The France international completed a reported £21m move to Chelsea FC from their bitter London rivals Arsenal on transfer deadline day on Wednesday. Giroud has signed an 18-month contract w...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 1 8:15 AM
Chelsea FC have signed a proven talent in Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, according to club director Marina Granovskaia. The France international sealed a reported £21m switch to the defending Premier League champions from their north London rivals on transfer deadline day. Giroud has signed an 1...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 1 7:45 AM
Emerson Palmieri has admitted that he is already looking forward to Chelsea FC’s Champions League showdown with FC Barcelona this month after signing for the Blues. The 23-year-old became the west London side’s second signing of the January transfer window on Tuesday night when he officially comp...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 1 7:15 AM
Emerson Palmieri has insisted that he is feeling fit and ready to perform for Chelsea FC after signing for the Blues from Roma this week. The 23-year-old Brazilian defender has put pen to paper on a four-and-a-half year contract with the west London side after having been heavily linked with a mo...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 1 6:25 AM
Antonio Conte has told Ross Barkley that he will have to prove himself as worthy of a spot in England’s World Cup squad by delivering consistently for Chelsea FC this season. The England midfielder has been getting used to life at Stamford Bridge after having signed for the Blues from Everton at...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 1 6:02 AM
New Chelsea FC signing Emerson Palmieri admits he is excited about the prospect of teaming up with his former AS Roma team-mate Antonio Rudiger at Stamford Bridge. The Brazilian full-back completed a £17.5m move to the defending Premier League champions from the Serie A giants on the penultimate...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 1 5:10 AM
Emerson Palmieri is confident that Antonio Conte will be able to improve the Chelsea FC signing. The Blues reached a reported £25m agreement with AS Roma to sign the Brazilian full-back on the penultimate day of the January transfer window. Palmieri has signed a four-and-a-half year contract with...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 1 12:15 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that his one concern about Ross Barkley is his ability to adapt to Chelsea FC’s style of play. The England midfielder has been getting used to life at Stamford Bridge following his transfer to the west London club from Everton at the start of the January transfer window...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 10:15 AM
Ian Wright has urged Arsenal to keep Chelsea FC target Olivier Giroud at The Emirates. The France international has emerged as a target for the defending Premier League champions over the past couple of days. Chelsea FC have been left frustrated in their pursuit of AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko afte...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 8:45 AM
Pat Nevin is adamant that Chelsea outcast Michy Batshuayi will score goals if given a chance at Stamford Bridge or a new club. The Belgium international has been bizarrely overlooked throughout most of the 2017-18 Premier League season so far. The 24-year-old has scored a number of big goals duri...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 8:15 AM
Danny Drinkwater is refusing to concede defeat in the Premier League title race despite Chelsea trailing Manchester City by 15 points. The England international moved to the Blues in a £35m deal from Premier League rivals Leicester City in the summer transfer window. Drinkwater has found his firs...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 8:00 AM
Arsenal have quoted Chelsea FC around £30m for proven striker Olivier Giroud, reporter Kaveh Solhekol has revealed. The defending Premier League champions are becoming increasingly desperate in their attempts to sign a proven striker in the January transfer window. Chelsea FC were thought to be i...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 7:45 AM
Chelsea FC are willing to let David Luiz move to Arsenal as part of a deal to bring Olivier Giroud to Stamford Bridge, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is reporting that the Blues are prepared to let the Brazilian defender head to The Emirates if it means that they will ...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 7:30 AM
Chelsea FC’s bid to sign Edin Dzeko from Roma has fallen through because of a failure to agree personal terms, according to reporter Kaveh Solhekol. The Blues have been heavily linked with a move to land the Bosnian striker in recent days as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his strike-force before...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 7:00 AM
Chelsea FC will consider a move to try and sign Fernando Llorente from Tottenham Hotspur before Wednesday’s transfer deadline, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the west London side have the 32-year-old forward “in their sights” if they fail in their bid to land...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 6:35 AM
Chelsea FC are hoping to tie up a deal to sign Olivier Giroud from Arsenal before Wednesday night’s transfer deadline, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is claiming that the Blues have identified the France international as one of their top targets in the coming hours...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 5:50 AM
Chelsea FC won’t be signing Edin Dzeko after the defending Premier League champions failed to agree terms with the AS Roma striker, according to reporter Kaveh Solhekol. The Premier League title holders are in the market to sign a proven goal-scorer to ease the workload on summer signing Alvaro M...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 5:30 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Chelsea FC to ease to a straightforward win over Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. The defending Premier League champions are in third place in the Premier League table and three points behind Manchester United. The Blues will be hoping to secure their q...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 5:12 AM
Emerson Palmieri admitted that he has fulfilled one of his dreams by signing for Chelsea FC after his move from Roma was confirmed on Tuesday night. The Brazilian defender was confirmed as the Blues’ second signing of the January transfer window late on Tuesday night after days of speculation lin...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 4:50 AM
Jose Mourinho has used Chelsea FC’s clash with Tottenham earlier in the season to warn Manchester United that they will have a very difficult game against Spurs on Wednesday night. Mourinho is preparing to take his team to Wembley as his side look to continue their consistent form in the Premier...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 4:40 AM
Eden Hazard has taken to social media to offer his support to Michy Batshuayi after the striker fired Chelsea FC into the fifth round of the FA Cup on Sunday. The Belgian has struggled for game-time at Stamford Bridge since his transfer to the west London club from Marseille back in the summer of...
Sport Review - Wed Jan 31 12:00 AM
Paul Ince is tipping Chelsea FC to continue their recent good Premier League form by beating Bournemouth 3-0 in front of their home fans at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. The Blues head into the game on the back of having booked their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup by beating Newcast...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 11:30 PM
Paul Merson is backing Chelsea FC to keep their Premier League bid on track by beating Bournemouth 3-1 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. The Blues head into the game fresh from their 3-0 victory over Newcastle United in the FA Cup on Sunday as they booked their place in the fifth round. The...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 11:32 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 8:45 AM
Chelsea FC are interested in signing out-of-favour Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, according to Sky Sports News reporter Kaveh Solhekol. The defending Premier League champions have been in the market to sign a target man in the January transfer window. Chelsea FC were initially linked with a surp...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 8:00 AM
Michael Owen is backing Eden Hazard to continue his prolific record against Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. The Belgium international scored a first-half winner in a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium back in October. In fact, Hazard has scored five times in h...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 7:30 AM
Antonio Conte has expressed his delight at how Ethan Ampadu has been developing his game at Chelsea FC in recent months. The young defender joined the Blues from Exeter City in the summer transfer window and has impressed whenever called upon by the Chelsea FC boss. The 17-year-old played 12 minu...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 7:15 AM
Arsenal would consider selling Olivier Giroud to Chelsea FC if the Blues pay their £35m asking price, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Gunners would be open to the idea of selling the France striker to their London rivals as they close in on the sign...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 7:00 AM
Chelsea FC’s bid to sign Edin Dzeko from Roma this month is off after talks broke down, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is reporting that the proposed move for the 31-year-old to sign for the Blues this month has fallen through after discussions between the two clubs bro...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 6:45 AM
Manchester United have joined the race to sign Arturo Vidal and Bayern Munich are willing to sell this summer, according to reports in Germany. German newspaper Bild, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that Bayern Munich are “happy” to sell the 30-year-old midfielder in the summer transf...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 6:25 AM
Antonio Conte has hinted that he will look to bring in some more attacking talent to Chelsea FC before the January transfer deadline. The Blues have inevitably been linked with a host of players over the last month as Conte considers bolstering his squad to get his team ready for the second half...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 6:15 AM
Chelsea FC are “running out of time” to complete a deal for AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko, according to reporter Kaveh Solhekol. The Bosnia international emerged as Chelsea FC’s top target in the January transfer window last week despite the Blues being linked with a number of different strikers ove...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 6:00 AM
Chelsea FC are in a strong position to sign AS Roma defender Emerson Palmieri, according to reporter Kaveh Solhekol. The defending Premier League champions are in the market to sign a left-back to provide cover for Spain international Marcos Alonso. The Blues were linked with Juventus full-back A...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 4:50 AM
Chelsea FC have agreed personal terms with Edin Dzeko with a view to a January transfer from Roma, according to journalist Tancredi Palmeri. There have been conflicting reports about the proposed move for Dzeko to move to Chelsea FC in the current window, with the Daily Star reporting on Monday t...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 4:40 AM
Ross Barkley took to social media to celebrate Chelsea FC’s 3-0 FA Cup win over Newcastle United on Sunday afternoon. Barkley came on as a substitute in the second half as he made his Stamford Bridge debut for the Blues, who booked their place in the fifth round of the competition. The 24-year-ol...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 12:30 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he was delighted with Michy Batshuayi’s performance for Chelsea FC in their 3-0 victory over Newcastle United in the FA Cup on Sunday afternoon. The Belgian striker scored twice in the first half for Conte’s men as he helped the Blues to book their place in the fif...
Sport Review - Tue Jan 30 12:00 AM
Gary Cahill heaped praise on Michy Batshuayi for proving a point to Antonio Conte with a fine display in Chelsea FC’s 3-0 win over Newcastle on Sunday. The Belgian striker scored twice in the first half at Stamford Bridge to set the Blues on their way towards victory in the FA Cup fourth-round cl...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 11:30 PM
Alvaro Morata could be ready to make his return to the Chelsea FC team for their Premier League clash against Bournemouth on Wednesday night, Antonio Conte has said. The Spanish striker has been struggling with a back injury in recent days and he sat out Chelsea FC’s 3-0 victory over Newcastle Un...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 10:15 AM
Antonio Conte has two top-class goalkeepers at his disposal at Chelsea FC, Garth Crooks has claimed. The Blues boss opted to start Willy Caballero in goal for Chelsea’s 4-0 win against Brighton and Hove Albion at the weekend. Caballero excelled in Thibaut Courtois’ absence due to an ankle problem...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 10:00 AM
Ian Wright believes Antonio Conte really wanted Chelsea to sign Arturo Vidal rather than Ross Barkley in the transfer window. The Blues completed a £15m deal to sign Barkley from Everton in the January transfer window to bolster their attacking options. Chelsea snapped up the England internationa...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 9:45 AM
Cristiano Ronaldo could make a sensational return to the Premier League by signing for Chelsea FC this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the Portugal international would be open to joining Chelsea FC at the end of the season as his long-term future in Sp...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 9:30 AM
Chelsea FC could announce a deal to sign Emerson Palmieri from Roma as early as Monday, according to reports in Italy. Italian sports newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Blues are on the verge of being able to unveil the 23-year-old defender as their latest s...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 9:15 AM
Dennis Wise has likened Eden Hazard to Chelsea FC legend Gianfranco Zola. The Belgium international has established himself as one of Chelsea FC’s best players over the past six seasons. Hazard has won two Premier League titles during the last three seasons at the west London side. The 26-year-ol...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 9:00 AM
Ian Wright has warned Antonio Conte that he will need to dedicate time to improving Chelsea FC signing Ross Barkley. The defending Premier League champions signed the 24-year-old attacker in a cut-price £15m deal from Everton earlier this month. Barkley put pen to paper on a long-term deal with t...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 8:30 AM
Dennis Wise has challenged Ross Barkley to emulate Frank Lampard at Chelsea FC. The Blues signed the England international in a £15m deal from Premier League rivals Everton in the January transfer window. Barkley is a talented player but the 23-year-old hasn’t realised his potential at the Mersey...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 8:00 AM
Martin Keown believes AS Roma forward Edin Dzeko would be a great addition to the Chelsea FC team. The defending Premier League champions have been linked with a potential move to sign the Bosnia international. The Blues were initially touted with an interest in West Ham striker Andy Carroll and...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 7:45 AM
Chelsea FC are ready to make a new and improved bid to sign Edin Dzeko from Roma this month, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is reporting that the Blues are prepared to return to Roma with an improved offer for the 31-year-old striker as the west London side look to ...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 7:15 AM
Paul Merson is convinced that Eden Hazard is the best attacker in the Premier League following his recent good form for Chelsea FC. The 27-year-old has been earning plenty of praise for his performances for the west London side in recent weeks after having recovered from a serious ankle injury at...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 6:30 AM
Chris Sutton believes that Eden Hazard has had to step his game up at Chelsea FC this season because the Blues are more reliant on the Belgian playmaker. The 27-year-old has been earning plenty of praise for his performances for the west London side this term as he looks to have rediscovered his...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 6:10 AM
Martin Keown believes Antonio Conte must be kicking himself over Chelsea FC’s decision to sell Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic. The Blues won the Premier League title with two games to spare after finishing seven points clear of second-placed Tottenham Hotspur. Chelsea FC sold Matic in a £40m deal...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 5:50 AM
Dennis Wise has urged Chelsea FC boss Antonio Conte to consider a move to sign Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil. The German star is set to be out of contract at the end of the current campaign after stalling on a new deal with Ozil. The 29-year-old would be available on a free transfer in the … Th...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 5:30 AM
Martin Keown has described Chelsea FC as a “fairly ordinary team”. The Blues crashed out of the League Cup on Wednesday night following a 2-1 loss to north London rivals Arsenal. The Premier League title holders were eliminated following goals from Nacho Monreal and Granit Xhaka in the second leg...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 5:10 AM
Willian has been playing “out of his skin” in the absence of Cesc Fabregas at Chelsea, Garth Crooks says. The Brazil international has profited from Fabregas’ injury problems to secure a run in the Blues team in recent weeks. Willian has struggled to tie down a regular starting spot under Antonio...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 4:50 AM
Edin Dzeko wants a salary of £90, 000 a week if he is to sign for Chelsea FC from Roma this month, according to reporter Kaveh Solhekol. The Blues have been heavily linked with a move to sign the 31-year-old forward as Antonio Conte looks for the perfect signing to bolster his attacking options a...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 4:30 AM
Marcos Alonso is backing Ross Barkley to develop into a key player for Chelsea FC following his transfer from Everton. The England international signed for the Blues at the turn of the year as he became the west London club’s first recruit of the January transfer window. Barkley has been training...
Sport Review - Mon Jan 29 12:15 AM
Charlie Nicholas has claimed that Eden Hazard is looking happier than ever following his fine recent form for Chelsea FC. The Belgian playmaker seems to be hitting top gear again for the west London side after having missed the start of the season due to a serious ankle injury. Hazard has been ea...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 4:27 PM
Alvaro Morata looked to be delighted for his team-mate Marcos Alonso as he paid a visit to the Chelsea FC dressing room after the Blues’ 3-0 FA Cup win over Newcastle United on Sunday afternoon. Morata is currently sidelined with a back problem but he was watching his team-mates in action at Stam...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 3:56 PM
Michy Batshuayi has told Antonio Conte that he is ready to fight for his Chelsea FC future after he helped to fire the Blues through to the fifth round of the FA Cup. The Belgian striker was on target twice in the first half as he helped Conte’s men secure a 3-0 victory over Newcastle … The pos...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 3:31 PM
Glenn Hoddle singled out Pedro Rodriguez for special praise after he helped to inspire Chelsea FC through to the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 3-0 victory over Newcastle United on Sunday. Michy Batshuayi scored twice in the first half to put the Blues in control, before Marcos Alonso added a t...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 11:00 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 10:34 AM
Dennis Wise has urged Chelsea FC to give up on Michy Batshuayi. The Chelsea striker has struggled to compete for a first-team spot since his move to Stamford Bridge. Batshuayi was second choice behind controversial Spanish forward Diego Costa throughout the 2016-17 season. The Belgium internation...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 10:30 AM
Matt Le Tissier has heaped praise on Eden Hazard following his sparkling form for Chelsea FC in recent weeks. The Belgian playmaker seems to be approaching his best form for the west London side of late and has been instrumental in many of the Blues’ recent games. He was named as the man of the ...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 8:30 AM
David Luiz was keen to emphasise to Antonio Conte that he is working hard in training as the Chelsea defender looks to reclaim his starting spot. The Brazilian defender has fallen down the pecking order at the west London side this season to put his participation at next summer’s World Cup in dou...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 8:00 AM
Paul Merson is backing Eden Hazard to move to Real Madrid from Chelsea FC in the summer. The defending Premier League champions limped out of the League Cup on Wednesday night following a 2-1 loss to their bitter rivals Arsenal in the second leg. Chelsea FC have only managed to win of their last...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 7:30 AM
Ross Barkley can’t play in the same Chelsea FC team as Eden Hazard, according to Paul Merson. Barkley has been getting used to life at Stamford Bridge in recent days after having signed for the west London side from Everton as their first recruit of the January window. The England international m...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 7:17 AM
Emerson Palmieri has agreed a deal to sign for Chelsea FC this month from Roma, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the 23-year-old left-back has agreed to join Chelsea FC from the Italian side this month as Antonio Conte finally manages to bolster his...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 6:35 AM
Chelsea FC are trying to conclude the signing of Edin Dzeko from Roma before the end of the weekend but will look elsewhere if a deal is not agreed soon, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the Blues have already agreed a deal to sign left-back Emerson...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 6:15 AM
Paul Merson has urged Chelsea to complete a £30m deal for AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko to rival Alvaro Morata for a starting spot at Stamford Bridge. The Bosnian forward has emerged as the Premier League title holders top target to add some more attacking power at the west London club. Chelsea have...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 5:50 AM
Cesc Fabregas reassured Chelsea FC supporters that he is back in first-team training ahead of the visit of Newcastle United in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday afternoon. The Spain international has been sidelined with a hamstring problem since a 0-0 draw with Leicester City in the Premier Leagu...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 5:40 AM
Paul Merson has criticised Chelsea FC for an “embarrassing” January transfer window – so far. The defending Premier League champions have been linked with a move to sign a new striker in the current transfer market to ease the workload on struggling £58m summer signing Alvaro Morata. The Blues we...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 5:10 AM
Chelsea FC have switched their interest to Paris Saint-Germain left-back Layvin Kurzawa after becoming frustrated in their efforts to sign AS Roma defender Emerson Palmieri, according to reports. Sky Sports Italia, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that Chelsea had agreed personal terms with Palmi...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 4:30 AM
Emerson Palmieri has agreed a deal to sign for Chelsea FC from Roma in the January transfer window, according to Sky Sports reporter Aidan Magee. The Blues have been heavily linked with a move to land the 23-year-old left-back in recent days as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his options at Stamfo...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 12:30 AM
Antonio Conte has hinted that Chelsea FC could yet bring in some more players before the close of the January transfer window next week. The Blues have already been busy this month after having snapped up the signing of midfielder Ross Barkley from Everton at the start of the year. Chelsea FC con...
Sport Review - Sun Jan 28 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte has hinted that Cesc Fabregas could be available for Chelsea FC’s clash with Newcastle United in the FA Cup on Sunday at Stamford Bridge. The Spanish midfielder has been missing due to an injury in recent games and sat out the League Cup semi-final loss to Arsenal in midweek. Howeve...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte has hinted that Ross Barkley could start for Chelsea FC in their FA Cup fourth-round clash against Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The new Chelsea FC signing made his debut for the west London side when he came off the bench during the Blues’ 2-1 loss to Ars...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 10:45 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 10:15 AM
Jamie Redknapp has tipped Antonio Conte to leave Chelsea at the end of the season. The Blues lost 2-1 to Arsenal in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night. The west London side have only managed to win one of their last six games in all competition...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 9:30 AM
Cesar Azpilicueta has told Ross Barkley to be patient as he looks to hold down a regular spot in the Chelsea FC team this season. The 24-year-old midfielder became the Blues’ first signing of the January transfer window earlier this month when he signed a long-term contract with the west London s...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 9:00 AM
Frank Lampard believes Antonio Conte has been proven right that Chelsea’s squad isn’t good enough. The Blues are in third place in the Premier League table and 15 points behind runaway leaders Manchester City. Chelsea are unlikely to defend their top-flight crown despite having won the title in t...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 8:30 AM
Frank Lampard believes Chelsea FC can win the Champions League and the FA Cup if the Blues can “get their act together”. The west London side have only managed to win one of their last six games in all competitions to heap pressure on Antonio Conte. Chelsea lost 2-1 to bitter rivals Arsenal in th...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 8:00 AM
Frank Lampard believes Edin Dzeko would bring something different to the Chelsea FC team. The AS Roma striker has emerged as Chelsea’s top target to improve their attacking options in the January transfer window. The Blues were initially linked with some surprise names such as West Ham striker An...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 6:25 AM
Chelsea FC are considering making a move to try and sign Olivier Giroud from Arsenal in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Blues are weighing up an attempt to try and persuade the France international to leave Arsenal and...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 6:16 AM
Edin Dzeko won’t be content to sit on the bench at Chelsea FC, Danny Higginbotham has warned Antonio Conte. The AS Roma striker has emerged as Chelsea FC’s top target in the January transfer window to improve their attacking options. Indeed, Chelsea FC were linked with some surprise names in rece...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 6:15 AM
Frank Lampard has urged Chelsea FC to match the ambition of Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois to ensure the Belgian duo remain at Stamford Bridge. The defending Premier League champions are in negotiations with Courtois and Hazard about extending their deals to dissuade Real Madrid from pursuing t...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 5:30 AM
Chelsea FC will pay in the region of £50m to sign Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri from AS Roma, according to reporter Aidan Magee. The defending Premier League champions are in the market to sign a striker in the January transfer window to ease the workload on summer signing Alvaro Morata. Chelse...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 5:10 AM
Jamie Redknapp has warned Chelsea FC that the defending champions will find it difficult to replace Antonio Conte. The Italian coach inherited the Blues following their tenth-placed finish in the 2015-16 season. Conte overhauled the Chelsea FC squad and masterminded their Premier League title suc...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 4:30 AM
Cesar Azpilicueta has said that he has been impressed by Ross Barkley’s application at Chelsea FC since his move to Stamford Bridge this month. The 24-year-old midfielder became the Blues’ first signing of the January transfer window at the turn of the year when he joined the west London side fro...
Sport Review - Sat Jan 27 12:15 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that Ross Barkley has plenty of room for improvement after the midfielder’s Chelsea FC debut against Arsenal on Wednesday night. The England midfielder has been getting used to life at Stamford Bridge after signing for the Blues from Everton at the start of the January...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 11:30 PM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Chelsea FC to bounce back to winning ways by beating Newcastle United in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday afternoon. The Blues head into the game looking to respond after the disappointment of being knocked out of the League Cup at the semi-final stage at the han...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 10:45 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 10:00 AM
Charlie Nicholas believes Pedro Rodriguez will get on the score sheet in a comfortable Chelsea FC win against Newcastle United in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday. The defending Premier League champions will be looking to bounce back from their League Cup disappointment on Wednesday night follow...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 9:46 AM
Dennis Wise accused Michy Batshuayi of “not doing anything” when he came on as a substitute in Chelsea FC’s 2-1 loss to Arsenal in the League Cup semi-finals on Wednesday night. The Belgian striker has had his fair share of criticism this season after failing to hold down a regular spot in the fi...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 8:30 AM
Thierry Henry has described Chelsea FC winger Pedro Rodriguez as a “workaholic”. The 30-year-old has established himself as a key player under Antonio Conte despite being signed under the Italian’s predecessor Jose Mourinho. Pedro teed up Eden Hazard to break the deadlock in Chelsea’s 2-1 loss to...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 7:30 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that he is hoping that Willian’s injury is not too serious after the Brazilian was forced off in the first half of Chelsea FC’s League Cup semi-final loss to Arsenal on Wednesday night. The Brazilian attacker, who has been in good form for the west London side in recent...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 7:00 AM
Chelsea FC have agreed a £44m double deal to sign Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri from Roma and hope to conclude the transfer before next week’s deadline, according to reports in the British media. The Guardian is reporting that the Blues have had a bid of £44m plus add-ons of £13.2m accepted by...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 6:35 AM
Antonio Conte remained coy when quizzed about Chelsea FC’s reported interest in signing Edin Dzeko from Roma this month. The Blues have been heavily linked with a move to sign the Bosnian striker as Conte looks to try and bolster his attacking options at Stamford Bridge. Much has been made of the...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 6:00 AM
Chelsea FC are poised to cough up a £50m transfer fee to sign AS Roma pair Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri, according to Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth. The defending Premier League champions have made no secret of their desire to sign a target man in the January transfer window after be...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 5:20 AM
Jamie Redknapp has talked up Chelsea forward Pedro Rodriguez as a proven “match-winner”. The defending Premier League champions suffered a 2-1 loss to Arsenal in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final at The Emirates on Wednesday night. Pedro provided an assist for Eden Hazard’s opening goal...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 5:10 AM
Michael Owen is backing Chelsea to beat Newcastle United in a low-scoring FA Cup fourth round clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The defending Premier League champions will be looking to bounce back from the disappointment of their League Cup exit on Wednesday night. Arsenal came from behind to...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 5:00 AM
Chelsea are still negotiating a deal with AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko, reporter Dharmesh Sheth says. The Bosnia international has been linked with a potential move to the defending Premier League champions over the past week or so. Dzeko is a more plausible target given his four and a half season...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 4:30 AM
Antonio Conte has warned Ross Barkley that he will have to “work a lot” after the midfielder made his debut for Chelsea FC in the 2-1 loss to Arsenal in the League Cup on Wednesday night. The midfielder has been getting used to life at Stamford Bridge after signing for the Blues from Everton at ...
Sport Review - Fri Jan 26 12:34 AM
Dennis Wise has urged Chelsea FC to do what they can to bring in a new striker in the January transfer window. The west London side have been linked with a host of players over the last few weeks as Antonio Conte looks to strengthen his side at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea FC have secured the … The...