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Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 5:20 PM
Gary Lineker was critical of Chelsea for a poor start to the Premier League title defence after a 3-2 loss to Burnley on Saturday. The English champions won the title with two games to spare last season as Antonio Conte got his hands on the Premier League crown in his first term in charge at … ...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 5:10 PM
Martin Keown told Cesc Fabregas that he can have no complaints after he was sent off in Chelsea’s humiliating 3-2 opening-day defeat by Burnley on Saturday. The Spaniard was shown a second yellow card in the 81st minute at Stamford Bridge after a foul on Jack Cork. Chelsea had already had Gary Ca...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 5:00 PM
David James heaped praise on Alvaro Morata for the Chelsea signing’s excellent goal in an otherwise disappointing loss to Burnley on Saturday. The Spain international moved to Chelsea in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata has been tasked with replaci...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 4:54 PM
Gary Lineker praised Alvaro Morata for his first Chelsea goal in the champions’ shock 3-2 loss to Burnley on Saturday afternoon. The Spain international moved to Chelsea in a £58m deal from Champions League holders Real Madrid last month to bolster Antonio Conte’s attacking options. Morata made a...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 10:00 AM
Alvaro Morata has admitted that he is already feeling the pressure of his price tag after his big-money transfer to Chelsea from Real Madrid this summer. The Spanish forward became Chelsea’s fourth signing of the summer last month when he penned a five-year contract with the Blues in a deal belie...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 9:30 AM
Frank Lampard has described Nemanja Matic’s transfer to Manchester United form Chelsea as “strange” and is backing the Serb to be a success at Old Trafford. The midfielder joined the Red Devils earlier this month as Manchester United third signing of the summer transfer window. Chelsea opted to l...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 9:00 AM
Pat Nevin believes Chelsea still need to sign three big-name players before the close of the summer transfer window. The Blues won the Premier League title with two games to spare last season in Antonio Conte’s first season in charge at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have endured a mixed summer transfe...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 8:30 AM
Jamie Redknapp has expressed his concerns that new Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata has never been first-choice at a top club. The Premier League champions signed the Spain international in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid last month. Morata was signed by the west London side after the Bl...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 8:15 AM
Manchester United need to sign a more dynamic midfielder alongside Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba, Kenny Cunningham has claimed. The Red Devils have already signed three players in the summer transfer window ahead of their return to the Champions League this season. Jose Mourinho led the Red Devils...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 7:45 AM
Frank Lampard admits that he would love to see Chelsea complete a deal to sign Harry Kane from Tottenham this summer, although he admits a deal is nearly impossible. The west London side have brought in four new players this summer after having tied up deals for Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger,...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 7:15 AM
Chelsea are more likely than Manchester United to make a bid to sign Danny Rose from Tottenham Hotspur this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the Blues could make an offer for the 27-year-old full-back before the close of the transfer window at the end o...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 7:00 AM
Phil Thompson is tipping Manchester United to finish second and Chelsea to finish fourth in the Premier League table this season. The Liverpool legend was asked for his predictions for the Premier League table ahead of the kick off of the 2017-18 campaign and he selected Manchester City as champi...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 6:45 AM
Arsene Wenger is convinced that Chelsea will sign a number of other players in the summer transfer window. The Blues have already brought in four new players this summer as Antonio Conte prepares for his second season in charge at the club, but the west London side have also let a number of stars...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 6:15 AM
Jamie Redknapp has urged Antonio Conte to pick Alvaro Morata for Chelsea’s home clash against Burnley on Saturday afternoon. The Blues were initially linked with a move to re-sign Romelu Lukaku in the summer transfer window after Conte told Diego Costa that he is surplus to requirements at Stamfo...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 5:50 AM
Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are interested in signing Everton playmaker Ross Barkley in a £25m deal, according to Kaveh Solhekol. The Everton midfielder’s future has been a source of debate throughout the summer transfer window but a deal has failed to materialise so far. Toffees boss Ronald Ko...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 5:30 AM
Virgil van Dijk is determined to leave Southampton in the summer transfer window amid interest from Chelsea and Liverpool, according to Kaveh Solhekol. The Netherlands international handed in a transfer request last week as the centre-half looks to force a move to a team competing in the Champion...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 5:00 AM
Alan Shearer has described Nemanja Matic as the excellent addition to the Manchester United team. The Serbia international moved to Manchester United in a £40m deal from Chelsea to reunite with Jose Mourinho. Matic was a key part of Mourinho’s Chelsea side that the Premier League title and the EF...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 4:50 AM
Martin Keown has warned that Chelsea could miss out on a top-four finish in the Premier League this season. The Blues were the Premier League’s top performing team last term as they secured a record 30 victories on their way to being crowned as Premier League champions in Antonio Conte’s first ca...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 12:15 AM
Paul Merson is backing Chelsea to kick off their Premier League title defence with a 3-1 victory over Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon. The Blues are looking to defend their Premier League title this term after having triumphed in spectacular fashion under Antonio Conte last seaso...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 12 12:08 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 9:00 AM
Phil Neville has criticised Chelsea’s “horrendous” decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United. The Premier League champions decided to sell Matic to their direct title rivals Manchester United in a £40m deal last week. Matic was part of Jose Mourinho’s side that won the Premier League cr...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 8:15 AM
Antonio Conte has instructed Chelsea to sign Sergi Roberto from Barcelona, according to reports in Spain. Spanish media outlet Sport, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Chelsea manager is an admirer of the 25-year-old Barcelona midfielder. The same article states that Roberto’s versatility...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 7:30 AM
Nemanja Matic has underlined his desire to help Manchester United win the Premier League title this season following his transfer to Chelsea. The Serbian midfielder completed a controversial switch to Old Trafford from the Blues last week as Jose Mourinho moved to bolster his midfield options ahe...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 7:15 AM
Chelsea are interested in signing Joao Cancelo from Valencia this summer, according to reports in the British media. Sky Sports is reporting that the Blues are keen on luring the 23-year-old full-back to Stamford Bridge this summer as Antonio Conte searches for further defensive reinforcements ah...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 6:45 AM
Craig Shakespeare has poured cold water on talk of Chelsea signing Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City this summer. There have been widespread reports in the British media in recent days suggesting that the Blues are keen on luring the England international to Stamford Bridge following the sale...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 6:25 AM
Chelsea are interested in signing Serge Aurier from Paris Saint-Germain this summer, according to Kaveh Solhekol. The Sky Sports News reporter is claiming that the 24-year-old defender is one of a number of players Chelsea are keeping tabs on as they look to further bolster their squad ahead of t...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 6:10 AM
Gary Neville has warned Chelsea manager Antonio Conte that it will take time to replace Diego Costa, Nemanja Matic and John Terry. The Premier League champions sold Serbia international Matic to title rivals Manchester United in a £40m deal last week. Club captain Terry called time on his Stamfor...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 6:05 AM
Antonio Conte has urged the Chelsea board to strengthen their squad before the close of the summer transfer window. The Premier League champions have already signed four players this summer as Antonio Conte looks to improve his squad ahead of a return to the Champions League. Conte has signed Man...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 5:50 AM
Phil Neville believes Nemanja Matic’s move to Manchester United could cost Chelsea the Premier League title. The Serbia international moved to Manchester United in a £40m transfer from Premier League champions Chelsea in the summer transfer window. Matic was brought back to the Premier League in...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 5:30 AM
Danny Rose would be interested in a move to Chelsea or Manchester United, according to Kaveh Solhekol. The England international was one of Tottenham Hotspur’s key players last season as Mauricio Pochettino’s side finished in second place last term. Rose has established himself as an England regu...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 5:10 AM
Michael Owen is backing Chelsea to start their title defence with a home victory over Burnley on Saturday afternoon. Antonio Conte led the west London side to the Premier League title in the Italian coach’s first season at charge at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea won the Premier League title with two g...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 4:50 AM
Chelsea are ready to make a move to sign Djibril Sidibe from Monaco this summer, according to reports in Italy. Italian website Transfermarketweb, as quoted by the Sun, is claiming that the Premier League champions are keen on luring full-back Sidibe to Stamford Bridge after Tiemoue Bakayoko join...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 4:40 AM
Danny Rose would be open to signing for Chelsea or Manchester United this summer if Tottenham would allow him to leave, according to reports in the British media. Sky Sports is reporting that the Spurs full-back would be keen on signing for the Blues or the Red Devils if Tottenham are prepared to...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 4:20 AM
We headed to the BT Sport studios in east London this week to catch up with Chelsea legend Frank Lampard. Lampard has recently been confirmed as the broadcaster’s latest signing, with the England legend set to team up with the likes of Steven Gerrard and Rio Ferdinand from this season. Check out...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 11 12:15 AM
Chelsea are still keen to sign a number of new players this summer ahead of the close of the transfer window at the end of the month, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is claiming that the Blues want at least four new additions to their squad this summer as Antonio ...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 11:45 PM
Chelsea have raised their bid for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to £35m, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is reporting that Chelsea are ready to test Arsenal’s “resolve” with a big-money bid for the 23-year-old England international, who has just one year left on his contract....
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 11:00 PM
Frank Lampard believes that Alvaro Morata is ready to step into Diego Costa’s boots at Chelsea next season. The 24-year-old became Chelsea’s fourth signing of the summer last month when he penned a five-year contract with the Premier League champions after leaving Real Madrid. The £58m move came...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 10:16 AM
Gary Neville has described Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United as a “strange one” after the midfielder’s switch last week. The Blues opted to let the 29-year-old midfielder leave Stamford Bridge to sign for their direct Premier League rivals after Chelsea completed the s...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 9:30 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that Manchester United’s signing of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea is a “great loss” to the Blues. The 29-year-old became Manchester United’s third signing of the summer last week when he completed a big-money move to Old Trafford despite playing a key role in Chelsea’s Pre...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 9:00 AM
Thierry Henry believes Alvaro Morata can replace Chelsea striker Diego Costa in Antonio Conte’s team. The Premier League champions signed the Spain international in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata will be tasked with emulating controversial but pr...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 8:30 AM
Liverpool are prepared to offer Virgil van Dijk more money than Chelsea, according to reports in England. Yahoo! Sport is reporting that the Reds are hoping to see off competition from Chelsea and Manchester City for the Southampton centre-half. The same article states that Liverpool’s lucrative...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 8:15 AM
Thierry Henry has backed Chelsea’s decision to sign Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid. The Spain international put pen to paper on a new long-term contract with the Premier League champions after Chelsea spent £58m to sign the centre-forward from Real Madrid. The Blues were initially linked with a m...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 7:45 AM
Antonio Conte has made it clear that he wants to significantly further bolster his Chelsea squad this summer. The Blues have been relatively active in the summer transfer window so far, after having concluded deals to sign Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Alvaro Morata and Tiemoue Bakayoko. Howe...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 6:45 AM
Both Chelsea and Manchester United have been encouraged to make bids to sign Serge Aurier from Paris Saint-Germain this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the French club have hinted that they would be willing to sell the 24-year-old defender...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 6:25 AM
Chelsea are looking to sign at least four more players in the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that the west London club are on the lookout for a number of additional reinforcements before the close of the transfer window, despit...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 5:55 AM
Jamie Redknapp is backing Liverpool to sign Virgil van Dijk ahead of Chelsea. The Netherlands international handed in a transfer request at Southampton on Tuesday to open up the possibility of Van Dijk leaving St Mary’s this summer. Liverpool have been linked with a move to sign the 26-year-old c...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 5:50 AM
Kaveh Solhekol has revealed that Chelsea are interested in signing Valencia defender Joao Cancelo in the summer transfer window. The Premier League champions are thought to be in the market to sign a full-back to provide Marcos Alonso and Victor Moses with cover ahead of the 2017-18 Premier Leagu...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 5:30 AM
Kaveh Solhekol has revealed that Chelsea and Liverpool are still interested in signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal. The Gunners midfielder is facing an uncertain future at the Emirates Stadium after the 23-year-old entered the final 12 months of his contract. Oxlade-Chamberlain has faile...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 5:20 AM
Jamie Redknapp has revealed that Chelsea were “gutted” Liverpool signed Dominic Solanke from the Premier League champions. The Reds agreed a deal to sign the 19-year-old forward for a tribunal fee from the west London side back in June. Solanke scored three goals and was named player of the tourn...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 5:00 AM
Jamie Carragher believes Virgil van Dijk should move to Liverpool ahead of Chelsea this summer. The Netherlands international’s future has been a source of relentless speculation and there are no signs of the 26-year-old’s transfer saga being resolved in the near future. Liverpool were heavily li...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 4:40 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that Alvaro Morata is in contention to start Chelsea’s Premier League opener against Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Spanish striker is currently getting used to life at the west London club after signing for the Blues from Real Madrid last month in a deal b...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 12:30 AM
Gary Neville believes that either Manchester United or Manchester City will win the Premier League title this season – ahead of Chelsea. The west London side are preparing to kick off their Premier League title defence this weekend with a home clash against Burnley at Stamford Bridge after their...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 12:15 AM
Chelsea are lining up a £40m bid to sign Danny Rose from Tottenham this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the west London side are planning a raid on their local rivals as Antonio Conte looks for Chelsea to secure their fifth signing of the summer transf...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 10 12:06 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 11:45 PM
Chelsea have stepped up their interest in signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal and are ready to make a £25m swoop, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Blues are ready to make a serious effort to try and sign the midfielder from their Premier Lea...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 11:30 PM
Steven Gerrard believes that Nemanja Matic will prove to be a brilliant signing for Manchester United this season. The Serbian midfielder joined the Red Devils from Chelsea last week and made his debut for Jose Mourinho’s men during the 2-1 Uefa Super Cup loss to Real Madrid on Tuesday night. Mat...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 1:09 PM
Alvaro Morata looks like he is settling into life at Chelsea well following his transfer from Real Madrid last month. The 24-year-old striker became Chelsea’s fourth signing of the summer when he penned a five-year contract with the Blues last month following months of speculation about his futur...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 9:45 AM
Chelsea are targeting the signings of Serge Aurier from Paris Saint-Germain and Virgil van Dijk from Southampton this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the west London side are keen to make at least three more signings before the end of the s...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 9:15 AM
Ian Wright has admitted that he doesn’t understand why Chelsea would want to sign Danny Drinkwater. The Premier League champions have been heavily linked with a move to sign the England international from Leicester City in the summer transfer window. Chelsea made the bizarre decision to sell Serb...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 9:00 AM
Chris Sutton admits he wouldn’t be surprised if Antonio Conte quit Chelsea over their summer transfer activity. The Blues manager has endured a largely frustrating transfer window so far despite leading the west London club to the Premier League title in his first season in charge. Chelsea missed...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 8:45 AM
Ian Wright believes Arsenal would win the Premier League title if Arsene Wenger signed Nemanja Matic and Virgil van Dijk. The Gunners boss signed a new contract with the north London side this summer despite leading Arsenal to a disappointing fifth-place finish last term. Wenger hasn’t won the ti...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 8:15 AM
Ian Wright has warned Chelsea that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain isn’t capable of filling the void left by Nemanja Matic. The Premier League champions have been linked with a move to sign the England international from their bitter title rivals Arsenal this summer. Oxlade-Chamberlain has entered the fi...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 7:00 AM
Chelsea still want to sign Virgil van Dijk, Alex Sandro and Antonio Candreva this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is claiming that the west London side are still keen on the trio this summer but it remains to be seen whether they will be successful in securing de...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 6:35 AM
Chelsea’s hopes of signing Alex Sandro from Juventus this summer are fading away, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Blues are going to find it increasingly difficult to be able to lure Sandro away from the Turin club this summer as Antonio Conte searc...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 4:50 AM
Ian Wright has warned Tiemoue Bakayoko that he will have to hit the ground running at Chelsea this season following his transfer to the club from Monaco. The French midfielder became the west London side’s third signing of the summer last month when he left Monaco to join the Premier League champ...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 12:30 AM
Chelsea are poised to make a bid to try and sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Blues are ready to try and make a move to sign the 26-year-old defender if the Saints listen to the player’s transfer requ...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 12:16 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 12:15 AM
Chelsea and Manchester United are ready to go head-to-head for the signature of Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is claiming that the two Premier League clubs are set to battle each other in a bid to bring the 24-year...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 12:00 AM
Jamie Carragher has admitted that he was very surprised to see Chelsea sanction the sale of Nemanja Matic to rivals Manchester United. The 29-year-old midfielder signed for the Red Devils last week as Jose Mourinho strengthened his midfield options at Old Trafford ahead of his second campaign in...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte won’t be at Chelsea this time next year, according to Jamie Carragher. The Italian boss is currently gearing up for his second season in charge at the west London club after he was brought in as Jose Mourinho’s permanent successor last summer. Conte enjoyed a sparkling debut campaig...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 9:33 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea are both interested in signing Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez this summer, according to reports in England. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Gunners view Mahrez as a potential alternative to their top target Thomas Lemar. Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco are reluctant to sell...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 9:30 AM
Antonio Conte has told Chelsea fans to be patient with Alvaro Morata as the striker gets used to life in the Premier League. The Spanish forward made his first competitive start for the Blues on Sunday as he came on as a late substitute in Chelsea’s Community Shield defeat by Arsenal. Morata fail...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 9:00 AM
Frank Lampard believes Antonio Conte is desperate to make some more signings to replace to key Chelsea players. The Blues lost to Arsenal on penalties in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday after Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac cancelled out Victor Moses’ opener in normal time. The Premier...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 8:30 AM
Frank Lampard has questioned Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United this summer. The Premier League champions signed Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 holders AS Monaco to bolster their midfield options ahead of the new season. Bakayoko’s arriva...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 8:00 AM
Chelsea are ready to launch a £60m bid to sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, according to reports in England. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Premier League champions are looking to bring in some new summer recruits to appease manager Antonio Conte. The same article states that the...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 7:45 AM
Marcel Desailly has warned Antonio Conte that Chelsea will need to bring in some more attacking talent this summer to cope with the extra workload of playing in the Champions League. The Blues were the Premier League’s top performing team last season as they won the title in Conte’s first campaig...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 6:10 AM
Steven Gerrard insists he doesn’t have any sympathy for Chelsea despite their lack of signings this summer. The Premier League champions have seen a huge turnover in playing staff in the summer transfer window so far. Chelsea have signed four players so far following the additions of Manchester C...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 5:41 AM
Michael Owen admits Chelsea look a weaker team despite their summer transfer activity. The Premier League champions suffered defeat in their first game of the 2017-18 season after Arsenal beat Chelsea on penalties to get their hands on the Community Shield. The Blues broke the deadlock in the sec...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 5:30 AM
Steve McManaman says Chelsea need to sign a centre-forward to add more depth to Antonio Conte’s squad. The west London side won the Premier League title with two games to spare last season thanks to impressive performances from Diego Costa and Eden Hazard. Chelsea have signed four players in the...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 5:00 AM
Frank Lampard is confident that Antonio Conte will bring in some more Chelsea signings before the close of the summer transfer window. The Premier League champions have endured a mixed summer transfer window so far after Conte led the west London side to title glory in his first season in charge...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 4:50 AM
Paul Merson is expecting to see Chelsea end up in second place in the Premier League table this season. The Blues are currently gearing up for the defence of their Premier League title after they won the trophy in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in charge last season. Chelsea started the season in...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 12:28 AM
Arsene Wenger has pleaded with Arsenal fans to be “united” behind his team this season as they look to win the Premier League title. The Frenchman found himself under intense scrutiny last term as his side struggled to find consistent form in the top flight and eventually slumped to a fifth-place...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 11:30 PM
Frank Lampard has refused to mark Chelsea as the favourites to win the Premier League title this season after their Community Shield loss to Arsenal. The west London side were pegged back by the Gunners as Sead Kolasinac cancelled out Victor Moses’ opener at Wembley, before the Gunners triumphed...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 10:00 AM
Steven Gerrard has admitted that he was very impressed by what he saw from Alexandre Lacazette in Arsenal’s Community Shield victory over Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday. The 26-year-old made his first competitive start for the north London side as the Gunners clinched victory over the Blues at Wemb...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 9:45 AM
Frank Lampard has warned Chelsea that they must quickly step their game up after their Community Shield defeat by Arsenal at Wembley on Sunday. The Blues were beaten on penalties by Arsene Wenger’s men after Sead Kolasinac cancelled out Victor Moses’ opener in the second half at Wembley. It marke...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 8:15 AM
Renato Sanches isn’t ready to move to Premier League champions Chelsea, according to Paul Mariner. The Portugal international is available to sign on loan from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window. Chelsea faced Bayern Munich in a pre-season friendly last month and San...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 7:45 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he would be powerless to stop Eden Hazard leaving Chelsea if the west London club’s board decide to cash-in on the playmaker. There have been reports linking Hazard with a move to Barcelona in recent days as the Spanish club look to try and fill the void left by Ne...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 7:30 AM
Antonio Conte says that he is fully expecting to see Arsenal challenge for the Premier League title this season. The north London side suffered a disappointing 2016-17 campaign as they ended up in fifth place in the Premier League table and missed out on Champions League qualification. Chelsea, m...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 6:45 AM
Chelsea have emerged as serious contenders to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid ahead of Manchester United this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is reporting that the Blues have entered the race to sign the 28-year-old winger from Real Madrid as Antonio Conte l...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 6:35 AM
Chelsea have had their hopes of signing Alex Sandro dashed after Juventus ruled out selling the Brazilian full-back this summer. The Blues have been heavily linked with a move to bring Sandro to Stamford Bridge this summer as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his defence ahead of his second campaign...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 6:10 AM
Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur have better squads equipped to win the Premier League than Manchester United, according to Steve Nicol. The Red Devils have invested heavily in new playing staff in the summer transfer window as Jose Mourinho looks to close the gap on defending champions Chelsea. Man...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 6:05 AM
Steven Gerrard has warned Antonio Conte that Chelsea don’t have the squad depth to cope with competing on four fronts this season. The Blues lost their opening game of the 2017-18 season on Sunday afternoon following a penalty shootout defeat by Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley. Chelsea...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 5:30 AM
Danny Drinkwater would be a great signing for Premier League champions Chelsea, according to Paul Mariner. The Blues sold Serbia international Nemanja Matic to Manchester United in a £40m deal last Monday to leave Tiemoue Bakayoko, Cesc Fabregas and N’Golo Kante as their recognised midfielders. C...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 5:20 AM
Frank Lampard believes Chelsea need to sign another midfielder to ease the workload on Cesc Fabregas. The Premier League champions lost on penalties to bitter rivals Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday afternoon. Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses broke the deadlock in the 46th minut...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 4:50 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that Chelsea are still in need of a number of players this summer and has ruled out making one single statement signing. The Blues have been one of the busier teams in the transfer window so far, having tied up deals for Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayok...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:29 PM
Frank Lampard backed Alvaro Morata to bounce back from a disappointing debut following Chelsea’s loss to Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley. The Spain international completed a move to the Premier League champions in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer windo...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:16 PM
Piers Morgan admitted that he was delighted to see Arsenal beat Chelsea at Wembley despite describing the Community Shield as a “meaningless trophy”. The Gunners were 2-1 winners against the Premier League champions in the FA Cup final in the final domestic game last season. The London rivals met...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:10 PM
Frank Lampard hailed Victor Moses’ performance as the Nigerian netted Chelsea’s opener in their Community Shield defeat against Arsenal on Sunday at Wembley. Moses enjoyed a regular run in the first team last season under Antonio Conte as his fine performances helped Chelsea to win the Premier Le...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 9:15 AM
Chelsea are poised to sign Danny Drinkwater as the England midfielder prepares to tell Leicester City that he wants to leave, according to reports in England. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Premier League champions are edging closer to a deal to bring the 27-year-old box-to-box midfielder...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 8:45 AM
Chelsea have joined Manchester United in the race to sign Real Madrid star Gareth Bale, according to reports in Spain. Spanish newspaper Marca, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Real Madrid have offered Bale to Manchester United in a £90m deal in the summer transfer window. The same...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 8:30 AM
Antonio Conte has warned the Chelsea board that he still needs a few more summer signings to prepare his squad for the 2017-18 season. Chelsea won the Premier League title with two games to spare in their first season under Conte following his appointment as Jose Mourinho’s permanent successor in...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 8:00 AM
Antonio Conte has appeared to suggest that the decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United was made the Chelsea board and not the manager. The Serbia international completed a £40m move to the Red Devils from the Premier League champions last week to improve Jose Mourinho’s midfield optio...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 7:30 AM
Chelsea are hopeful that they would be able to persuade Virgil van Dijk to sign for them ahead of Liverpool this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Blues are hoping that Southampton will choose to negotiate with them rather than Liverpool...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 7:15 AM
Antonio Conte still wants to make four more signings for Chelsea before the close of the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Blues are keen to bring in at least four more players as Conte prepares for his second season in c...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 6:15 AM
Chelsea are willing to wait until the end of the transfer window in an attempt to get the best possible deal for Diego Costa, according to reports in England. The Daily Star is reporting that the Premier League champions are prepared to show patience and allow a deal to sell the Spain internation...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 5:55 AM
Virgil van Dijk would be a hit at Chelsea or Liverpool if the Southampton defender secures a summer move, according to Paul Mariner. The Netherlands international has been heavily linked with a move to the Reds in the summer transfer window but a deal has failed to materialise so far. Indeed, Liv...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 5:10 AM
Arsene Wenger needs to follow Antonio Conte’s lead and get rid of the deadwood in his Arsenal squad, according to Charlie Nicholas. The Gunners boss signed a new three-year contract to extend his reign at Arsenal until 2020 earlier this summer despite finishing in fifth place in the Premier Leagu...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:50 AM
Cesc Fabregas has taken to social media to reveal his excitement about Chelsea kicking off their new season with a crunch clash against Arsenal in the Community Shield on Sunday afternoon. The Premier League champions head into the game looking to gain revenge on their local rivals after Arsenal...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:40 AM
Eden Hazard has taken to social media to wish his “friend” Neymar all the best after the Brazilian completed his world-record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona. The attacker became the most expensive player in football history last week when he joined the Ligue 1 side in a £198m deal...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:30 AM
Chelsea want to sign both Virgil van Dijk and Danny Drinkwater this summer, according to Sky Sports’ Jim White. The Blues continue to be linked with a host of different players this summer as Antonio Conte prepares for his second season in charge of the west London side. Chelsea have been relativ...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 12:00 AM
Michael Owen is tipping Chelsea to retain their Premier League title this season under Antonio Conte. The Blues were by far the best team in the top flight last term as they won a record 30 games on their way to lifting the Premier League trophy under the Italian manager. Chelsea did not have the...