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Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 11:45 PM
Steven Gerrard has admitted that Eden Hazard was “impossible” to play against during his time at Liverpool as he heaped praise on the Chelsea playmaker. The 26-year-old Belgian has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents since his move to Chelsea from Lille back i...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 10:15 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 Oct 1 10:00 AM
Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he has been very impressed by Alvaro Morata’s strong start to life at Chelsea. The Spanish striker signed for the west London club from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window and has made a fast start to his career with the Blues. Morata netted a hat-trick in the...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 9:51 AM
Wayne Bridge admits that he has been impressed by Alvaro Morata’s fast start to life at Chelsea following his move from Real Madrid in the summer. The 24-year-old forward has been a regular fixture in the first team at Stamford Bridge since signing for Antonio Conte’s men back in July. There were...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 7:30 AM
Ander Herrera has described Nemanja Matic as a “master” in midfield for Manchester United this season. The Serbia international has been a regular fixture in the first team for Jose Mourinho’s men since he left Chelsea to sign for the Red Devils in the summer transfer window. The move surprised m...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 6:45 AM
Paul Merson has warned David Luiz that he is “getting lazy” and called on the Chelsea defender to step his game up. The Brazilian defender earned plenty of praise last season as he ended up being one of Chelsea’s top performers as the Blues won the Premier League title in Antonio Conte’s first ca...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 5:55 AM
Ian Wright believes Alvaro Morata is already to step up another level at Chelsea. The Premier League champions signed the Spain international in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. The Blues striker has hit the ground running with an impressive return of six...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 5:00 AM
Danny Mills has suggested that John Terry’s departure has had an adverse effect on Chelsea defender David Luiz. The defending Premier League champions have made a solid start to the season but have shown some defensive frailties at times. Luiz was praised for his mature performances throughout th...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 4:50 AM
Chelsea will sign a new centre-forward in the summer transfer window to “help” Alvaro Morata, according to Wayne Bridge. The Spanish striker has earned plenty of praise for the strong start he has made to life at Chelsea since his transfer to the west London club from Real Madrid in the summer. M...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 4:30 AM
Pat Nevin believes that the Premier League title race is set to come down to a shootout between Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City this season. Chelsea have been in improved form in recent weeks under Antonio Conte as they look to try and defend the title they won under the Italian ma...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte has warned Eden Hazard that it is up to him to make sure that he gets the most out of his talent at Chelsea. The Belgian playmaker has been working his way back to full fitness for the west London club after having missed the start of the season recovering from an ankle … The post...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte has told Tiemoue Bakayoko that he still has plenty of room for improvement at Chelsea. The French midfielder joined the west London side from Monaco in the summer transfer window and has been working his way back to full fitness after missing the first few games of the season with a...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 7:45 PM
Steven Gerrard has offered two reasons why Chelsea lost 1-0 to Manchester City in their top of the table clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. The defending Premier League champions welcomed the current leaders to Stamford Bridge fresh from an impressive 2-1 win at Atletico Madrid in the...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 7:35 PM
Frank Lampard felt that Alvaro Morata was Chelsea’s best player in the first half of their 1-0 Premier League defeat by Manchester City on Saturday. The Spanish striker, who signed for the Blues from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window, featured from the start against the Citizens and looke...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 7:35 PM
Piers Morgan has told Arsenal to forget about winning the Premier League title after Manchester City were 1-0 winners at Chelsea on Saturday evening. The Premier League leaders travelled to Stamford Bridge to face the defending champions in the biggest game of the 2017-18 season so far as the Blu...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 7:23 PM
Jamie Carragher hailed Kevin De Bruyne as a “superstar” after the Manchester City midfielder’s goal in a 1-0 win against Chelsea on Saturday evening. The Belgium international has made a fine start to the season after a return of three assists in their opening six Premier League games ahead of th...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 9:45 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed his delight at Michy Batshuayi’s strong form for Chelsea this season. The Belgian forward was the hero when he came off the bench to net the dramatic winner in Chelsea’s thrilling 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night. Batshuayi struggled to hold down a re...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 9:15 AM
Danny Higginbotham is backing Chelsea and Manchester City to share the spoils at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. The defending Premier League champions will welcome the current leaders to west London in what is the biggest fixture of the 2017-18 season so far. Manchester City have barely put...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 8:30 AM
Danny Mills believes Chelsea should aim to nick an early goal if the defending champions harbour hopes of beating Manchester City on Saturday. The Blues will host the Premier League leaders at Stamford Bridge in what is the biggest fixture of the 2017-18 domestic season so far. Manchester City ar...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 8:15 AM
Robbie Earle believes Chelsea’s home clash against Manchester City will be a real test of Alvaro Morata. The Spanish forward moved to Chelsea in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window to bolster Antonio Conte’s attacking options. Morata was brought in to replace...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 8:00 AM
Martin Keown has rubbished Antonio Conte’s complaints about the scheduling of Chelsea’s clash against Manchester City. The defending Premier League champions will welcome Pep Guardiola’s side to Stamford Bridge in Saturday’s late kick-off. Manchester City eased to a 2-0 win against Ukrainian side...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 7:30 AM
Frank Lampard has warned Manchester City that Eden Hazard is looking like he’s back to his best form for Chelsea ahead of Saturday’s showdown at Stamford Bridge. Hazard was named as the man of the match as he produced an impressive display for the Blues in their thrilling 2-1 victory over Atletic...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 7:10 AM
Steven Gerrard believes that Eden Hazard needs to consistently deliver in the Champions League for Chelsea this season to raise his profile. The Belgian playmaker earned plenty of praise for his strong performance for the west London club on Wednesday night as he was named man of the match in Che...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 6:25 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed his delight at how well Eden Hazard performed for Chelsea in their 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Belgian playmaker produced a sparkling display in Spain as Conte’s men came from a goal down to claim a famous win over Di...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 6:10 AM
Ian Wright is anticipating a high-tempo game between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. The defending Premier League champions will welcome the current leaders in what is the biggest game of the 2017-18 season so far. Chelsea will be hoping to inflict upon Manches...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 5:50 AM
Paul Merson has admitted that he can’t seperate Chelsea and Manchester City ahead of their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. The defending champions will host the Premier League leaders following Chelsea’s 2-1 win against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wedne...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 5:10 AM
Gianfranco Zola has lifted the lid on some his doubts surrounding Alvaro Morata’s ability to replace Diego Costa at Chelsea. The defending Premier League champions signed Morata in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata was drafted in to replace Diego Co...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 5:00 AM
Danny Mills doesn’t believe Chelsea will struggle with fatigue when the defending champions host title favourites Manchester City on Saturday evening. Chelsea were 2-1 winners against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday to produce what has been recognised as the best performance...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 4:50 AM
Craig Bellamy is tipping Chelsea and Manchester City to play out a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge in the crunch Premier League clash on Saturday evening. Both teams head into the game in good form, with the stage set for a fascinating encounter in west London. Chelsea were impressive 2-1 winners ove...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 4:30 AM
Alvaro Morata rates Eden Hazard as one of the top three players in the world following the Spanish striker’s strong start to life at Chelsea. The duo gave Chelsea fans a taster of what may be to come when they combined brilliantly in the Blues’ 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions Le...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 4:15 AM
Ian Wright has warned Antonio Conte that must manage Eden Hazard and Alvaro Morata with care when Chelsea host Manchester City on Saturday evening. The Blues will welcome the Premier League leaders to Stamford Bridge knowing that a victory would draw the defending champions level on points with t...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 4:00 AM
Ian Wright has urged Antonio Conte not to alter his tactical approach when Chelsea line up against Manchester City on Saturday evening. The defending Premier League champions will host the current leaders in what promises to be one of the best games of the 2017-18 season so far. Chelsea will have...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 11:58 PM
Mark Lawrenson is tipping Chelsea to hold Manchester City to a 1-1 draw in their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. Chelsea head into the game fresh from their impressive 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday night and after having demolis...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 6:30 PM
Antonio Conte has hinted that Eden Hazard will once again feature from the start for Chelsea in their clash with Manchester City on on Saturday evening. The Belgian playmaker earned huge amounts of praise for his sparkling display for the Blues in their thrilling 2-1 Champions League win over Atl...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 10:00 AM
Rio Ferdinand has reiterated that Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is now at a world-class level. The Belgium international made his first Champions League start of the 2017-18 season at Atletcio Madrid on Wednesday night. Hazard suffered a broken ankle on international duty at the end of his first se...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 9:45 AM
Michael Owen has named Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic as one of the signings of the season. The Red Devils brought in Matic in a £40m deal from Premier League champions Chelsea in the summer transfer window despite the midfielder playing a key role in their 2016-17 title success. The...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 8:30 AM
Michael Owen believes Chelsea are slight favourites to beat Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. The Citizens are sitting at the top of the Premier League table after six games thanks to a return of 21 goals and four clean sheets in the 2017-18 campaign so far. Manchester City...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 7:45 AM
Frank Lampard believes that there is a lot more to come from Alvaro Morata this season in a Chelsea shirt despite his strong start to life in England. The 24-year-old forward ended up being Chelsea’s marquee signing in the summer transfer window as Antonio Conte moved to bolster his attacking opt...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 7:15 AM
Steven Gerrard has admitted that Alvaro Morata’s strong start to life at Chelsea reminds him of Fernando Torres’ early days at Liverpool. The Spanish forward has been in superb form for Antonio Conte’s side since signing for the west London club from Real Madrid back in July. Morata continued his...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 6:45 AM
Frank Lampard believes that Eden Hazard now needs to prove that he can cut it in the latter stages of the Champions League with Chelsea. The Belgian playmaker has made a strong start to the new campaign with the Blues after being gradually brought back into action by Antonio Conte following his l...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 6:30 AM
Rio Ferdinand has warned Antonio Conte that his Chelsea team lacks aggression following Diego Costa’s return to Atletico Madrid. The Spain international scored 20 times in the Premier League last season to help Antonio Conte win the title in his first season in charge in the English top flight. C...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 6:25 AM
Frank Lampard has lavished praise on Cesar Azpilicueta following his brilliant form for Chelsea so far this season. The Spanish defender has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s most consistent performers at Chelsea and his displays helped the Blues to win the title under Antonio Co...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 5:50 AM
Eden Hazard says Chelsea will head into their Premier League clash with title rivals Manchester City full of confidence on Saturday evening. The Premier League champions came from behind to win 2-1 at La Liga giants Atletico Madrid in their second Champions League group-stage game on Wednesday ni...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 5:10 AM
Graeme Le Saux has warned Chelsea that Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero will be Manchester City’s biggest threats at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. The Blues will host the Premier League leaders in Saturday’s late kick-off in west London as Antonio Conte’s side look to move level on points...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 4:50 AM
Alvaro Morata heaped praise on Eden Hazard after the Belgian’s sparkling display in Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The 26-year-old Belgian made his first start of the season in the Champions League for the Blues and he produced an imperious disp...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 4:30 AM
Steven Gerrard believes that Alvaro Morata has already answered the questions about his ability at Chelsea with his superb start to the new season. The 24-year-old forward joined the Blues from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window as Antonio Conte moved quickly to bolster his attacking optio...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 4:00 AM
Graeme Le Saux is backing Manchester City to ease to a 2-0 victory over Chelsea in their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. The defending Premier League champions will host the current leaders in what should be a mouthwatering clash between two of the division’s best tea...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 12:30 AM
Frank Lampard believes that Eden Hazard is only going to get better for Chelsea this season and beyond. The Belgian playmaker has made a strong start to the new campaign for Antonio Conte’s men after recovering from an ankle injury and he was in superb form for the Blues during their 2-1 victory...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 12:00 AM
Eden Hazard was on a “different level” to Antoine Griezmann during Chelsea’s Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night, according to Robbie Savage. The Belgian playmaker was in superb form for the Blues on Wednesday night as he helped to inspire the west London side to an imp...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 11:30 PM
Steven Gerrard heaped praise on Antonio Conte after Chelsea’s thrilling 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Blues clinched a brilliant victory against the Spanish side as Conte’s men produced a quality display to make it two wins from two in their Cham...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 9:45 AM
Jamie Carragher has warned Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku and Alvaro Morata that the Premier League trio need to perform at a major tournament to be considered truly world class. Manchester United signed Lukaku in a £75m deal from Everton in the summer transfer window to bolster Jose Mourinho’s attack...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 9:00 AM
Chelsea are prepared to make Eden Hazard the Premier League’s best-paid player with a £300, 000-a-week contract, according to reports in England. The Sun is reporting that the Premier League champions are getting ready to hand the Belgium international a new deal that would eclipse Paul Pogba’s c...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 8:30 AM
Paul Scholes believes Manchester United signing Nemanja Matic has helped to bring the best out of Paul Pogba this season. The Red Devils signed Matic in a £40m deal from defending Premier League champions Chelsea in the summer transfer window to improve their midfield options for the 2017-18 camp...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 7:45 AM
Paul Merson believes that Romelu Lukaku does not have the “all-round game” to be considered as the Premier League’s best striker following his move to Manchester United. The Belgian forward has earned plenty of praise for the strong start he has made to life at Old Trafford since signing for the...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 7:15 AM
Thierry Henry believes that Alvaro Morata finally has the chance to make Chelsea “his team” following his move to Stamford Bridge in the summer. The 24-year-old Spaniard has hit the ground running at Stamford Bridge since his switch to the west London side from Real Madrid, and has earned plenty...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 6:25 AM
Diego Simeone has heaped praise on Alvaro Morata following his strong start to life at Chelsea – and is backing him to be a very important player for the Blues. The Spanish forward has been in brilliant form for Antonio Conte’s men since his arrival at Stamford Bridge from Real Madrid back in Jul...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 5:30 AM
Ian Wright admits he finds Alvaro Morata’s pace “frightening” after the Chelsea striker scored his first hat-trick in a 4-0 win against Stoke City last weekend. The defending Premier League champions signed Morata in a £58m deal from La Liga champions Real Madrid in the summer transfer window aft...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 4:50 AM
Cesar Azpilicueta has wished Diego Costa all the best after his transfer to Atletico Madrid from Chelsea was confirmed last week. The Spain international’s future had been a subject of relentless speculation throughout the summer transfer window as Antonio Conte appeared to deem him surplus to re...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 4:15 AM
Cesar Azpilicueta has revealed his delight at how well Alvaro Morata has started his career at Chelsea. The Spanish striker signed for the Blues from Real Madrid back in July as Antonio Conte moved quickly to bolster his attacking options at Stamford Bridge. Morata has been in fine form so far th...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 12:15 AM
Fernando Torres believes that Alvaro Morata is poised to enjoy a hugely successful career at Chelsea. Torres knows a thing or two about leading the line at Stamford Bridge after his spell at the west London club between 2011 and 2015. Morata joined Chelsea from Real Madrid in the summer transfer...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte has revealed that he is hoping Eden Hazard will play a key role in helping Chelsea win major trophies this season. The Belgian playmaker has been gradually reinstated into the first team at Stamford Bridge this season by Conte after the 26-year-old suffered an ankle injury at the st...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 10:10 PM
Gary Lineker lavished praise on Eden Hazard after the Belgian produced a fine display to help Chelsea claim a dramatic 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Premier League club were in fine form in the first half but fell behind before half-time when Dav...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 9:55 PM
Robbie Savage heaped praise on Alvaro Morata after the Spaniard continued his fine start to the new season by scoring Chelsea’s equaliser in their thrilling 2-1 Champions League win over Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night. Morata has been in fine form for the west London side since signing for th...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 9:40 PM
Steven Gerrard lavished praise on Eden Hazard following his sparkling performance for Chelsea in their 2-1 Champions League win against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night. The Belgian playmaker was restored to the starting line-up by Antonio Conte and the 26-year-old was in fine form for the west...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 10:22 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 - Wed Sep 27 8:30 AM
Jamie Carragher believes Manchester United signing Romelu Lukaku shouldn’t be compared to Chelsea legend Didier Drogba. The Red Devils signed Lukaku in a £75m deal from Premier League rivals Everton in the summer transfer window to bolster their attacking options. The 24-year-old has struggled to...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 7:30 AM
Pat Nevin has singled out Michy Batshuayi for special praise following his solid start to the new season with Chelsea. The Belgian forward has impressed whenever called upon by Antonio Conte this season as he looks to prove himself as worthy of a regular first team spot this season. Batshuayi str...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 7:00 AM
Pat Nevin has claimed that there is no obvious favourite between Chelsea or Manchester City to win Saturday’s crunch Premier League showdown at Stamford Bridge. The west London side head into the game fresh from their impressive 4-0 victory over Stoke at the bet365 Stadium last weekend as Antonio...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 6:35 AM
Pat Nevin has claimed that Manchester United are no better than Chelsea in the Premier League title race this season. The Red Devils have made a very strong start to the new campaign under Jose Mourinho as they aim to challenge for the top-flight title in the Portuguese coach’s second campaign in...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 6:15 AM
Thierry Henry says he has been impressed with Alvaro Morata’s performances for Chelsea in the 2017-18 season so far. The Spain international moved to Premier League champions Chelsea in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata scored his first Chelsea hat-...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 5:50 AM
Michael Owen is tipping Chelsea to endure a tough night against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Premier League title holders will look to extend their winning start to the 2017-18 Champions League campaign in the Spanish capital. Chelsea were 6-0 winners against Az...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 5:20 AM
Jamie Carragher believes there are similarities between Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata and Liverpool legend Fernando Torres. The defending Premier League champions signed Morata in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window to improve their attacking options at Stamf...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 4:40 AM
Cesc Fabregas has admitted that he will miss having Diego Costa around at Chelsea. The Spanish striker completed his much-anticipated transfer to Atletico Madrid last week after he was deemed to be surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge by Antonio Conte. Costa will not be able to play for his...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 27 12:34 AM
Pat Nevin is expecting to see a “quality” game when Chelsea travel to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The west London side have been in good form so far this season following a stuttering start to the new campaign under Antonio Conte. The Blues lost their opening Premi...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 11:45 PM
Pat Nevin believes that Alvaro Morata is an “almost perfect” striker following his strong start to his first season at Chelsea. The 24-year-old forward has quickly adapted to the rigours of the Premier League following his transfer to the west London club from Real Madrid back in July. Morata sco...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 8:15 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that Chelsea have no big injury concerns ahead of Wednesday night’s trip to Atletico Madrid. The defending Premier League champions extended their unbeaten run to seven games in all competitions since a 3-2 loss to Burnley in their opening top-flight fixture. Chelsea ea...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 7:30 AM
Thibaut Courtois has admitted that he has been thrilled by the start to life Alvaro Morata has made at Chelsea. The 24-year-old striker was once again in top form for Antonio Conte’s men on Saturday as he netted a hat-trick to fire the Blues to a 4-0 victory over Stoke. Morata appears to have sho...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 6:45 AM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that Thibaut Courtois is in line to start for Chelsea in Wednesday’s crunch Champions League clash against Atletico Madrid. There were concerns about the Chelsea goalkeeper’s fitness levels after he suffered a knock in a collision with Gary Cahill and Peter Crouch duri...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 6:25 AM
Antonio Conte has told Chelsea fans that Eden Hazard could be in line to start for the Blues in their Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night. The Belgian playmaker has been gradually working his way back towards full fitness at Chelsea after recovering from a serious ankle...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 6:10 AM
Antonio Conte believes Alvaro Morata is equipped to thrive in the Champions League ahead of Chelsea’s trip to Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night. The Spain international moved to the Premier League champions in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata scored...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 5:50 AM
Antonio Conte has warned that Chelsea will face a tough assignment against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Premier League champions made the perfect start to their European campaign with a 6-0 victory over Qarabag in their group-stage opener at Stamford Bridge. Che...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 5:40 AM
Jamie Redknapp has praised Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata for proving his critics wrong in the Premier League. The Spain international moved to the defending Premier League champions in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata scored his first Premier Leagu...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 4:40 AM
Chelsea are set to make a fresh attempt to try and sign Alex Sandro in the January transfer window, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet TransferMarketWeb, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that the Blues will make a new move to try and land the 26-year-old defender in the new...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 4:15 AM
Garth Crooks has spoken of his amazement at Cesar Azpilicueta’s ability to produce match-winning passes for Chelsea. The Spain international was originally signed as a full-back for the defending Premier League champions during Rafael Benitez’s spell in charge of the west London club. However, Az...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 12:30 AM
Mark Hughes has described Alvaro Morata as a “very intelligent” striker after the Spaniard hit a hat-trick in Chelsea’s thumping 4-0 win over his Stoke City side on Saturday. The 24-year-old was in fine form as he netted three times to help Chelsea to get back to winning ways in the Premier Leagu...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 26 12:15 AM
Glenn Hoddle believes that Alvaro Morata and Harry Kane both have very similar styles of play. The Spanish striker has hit the ground running at Chelsea since signing for the west London side from Real Madrid back in July as Antonio Conte moved quickly to bolster his attacking options at Stamford...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 11:42 PM
Steven Gerrard believes that Alvaro Morata is a better long-term option up front for Chelsea than Diego Costa. The 24-year-old striker has made a brilliant start to life at Stamford Bridge after joining the west London club from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata has been in fine f...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 10:15 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 - Mon Sep 25 6:45 AM
Eden Hazard has taken to social media to pay tribute to Diego Costa after his transfer from Chelsea to Atletico Madrid was confirmed last week. Costa had been heavily linked with a move away from the west London club throughout the summer and he finally was granted his wish when the Blues agreed...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 6:25 AM
Antonio Conte lavished praise on Alvaro Morata after his hat-trick helped to fire Chelsea to an impressive 4-0 win over Stoke in the Premier League on Saturday. The Spanish striker continued his fine start to life at Stamford Bridge by netting a treble to add to Pedro Rodriguez’s goal at the bet3...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 5:10 AM
Chris Sutton believes Chelsea shouldn’t be discounted from the Premier League title race this season despite the impressive form of the Manchester clubs. Manchester City were 5-0 winners against Crystal Palace at The Etihad in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon to take their tally to 21 goa...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 4:50 AM
Alvaro Morata believes that Chelsea have sent out a firm warning to the rest of the Premier League with their 4-0 thrashing of Stoke on Saturday. The Blues were in great form against the Potters as Morata hit a hat-tick to add to Pedro’s goal and hand Antonio Conte’s men the three points at the ...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 4:30 AM
Rio Ferdinand has labelled Alvaro Morata as the “quiet assassin” after his strong start to life as a Chelsea player. The Spanish forward continued his brilliant start to the season with the west London side when he scored an impressive hat-trick in Chelsea’s thumping 4-0 win over Stoke on Saturda...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 4:00 AM
Ian Wright insists Diego Costa remains a big miss for Chelsea. The Spain international didn’t play a minute of Premier League football in the 2017-18 season before sealing his return to Atletico Madrid on Thursday night. The controversial striker moved back to los Rojiblancos on a season-long loa...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 25 12:00 AM
Andriy Shevchenko is tipping Chelsea to retain their Premier League title under Antonio Conte this season. The west London side continued their strong start to the new campaign when they secured a thumping 4-0 victory over Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium on Saturday. Alvaro Morata hit an impress...