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Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 11:45 PM
Jose Mourinho has insisted that it is only a matter of time before Victor Lindelof adapts to the rigours of English football, pointing to Chelsea legend Ricardo Carvalho as an example. The Swedish defender became the Red Devils’ first signing of the summer transfer window back in July as Mourinho...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 10:05 PM
Michael Owen insisted that Davide Zappacosta was trying to cross the ball before scoring Chelsea’s second goal in their comfortable 6-0 win over Qarabag on Tuesday night. The Italy international, who as Chelsea’s final signing of the summer transfer window, burst down the right wing and fired in...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 9:40 PM
Gary Lineker was clearly impressed by Chelsea’s performance against Qarabag after the Blues got their Champions League campaign off to a winning start at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. Pedro Rodriguez gave Chelsea the lead early in the first half when he curled home a brilliant opener after be...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 4:43 PM
Eden Hazard has warned Chelsea about the importance of the Blues getting off to a winning start in their Champions League opener on Tuesday night. The Blues have made a strong start to the new Premier League season after having suffered a shock 3-2 loss to Burnley in opening game of the campaign...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 10:00 AM
Didier Drogba has admitted that he has been very impressed by Alvaro Morata’s start to life in a Chelsea shirt. The Spanish forward has been in impressive form for the west London side since joining Antonio Conte’s squad from Real Madrid back in July. Morata has scored three goals and made two as...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 9:45 AM
Nemanja Matic has warned his Manchester United team-mates that they are in for tough test when the Red Devils take on Basel in their Champions League group opener on Tuesday night. The Red Devils are finally preparing to return to Europe’s elite club competition after missing out last season and...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 9:30 AM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that Eden Hazard will start on the bench for Chelsea’s Champions League clash with Qarabag on Tuesday night. The Belgian playmaker has been struggling with an ankle injury after suffering the problem while on international duty at the start of the summer. However, Haza...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 8:45 AM
Antonio Conte has praised Alvaro Morata for adapting to Chelsea’s style of play following his summer move. The Spain international completed a £58m switch to the Premier League champions from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata opened his Premier League account with a...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 8:15 AM
Antonio Conte has welcomed Eden Hazard’s return to fitness ahead of Chelsea’s clash against Qarabag in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Blues forward made his return to the Premier League on Saturday afternoon as a second-half substitute in Chelsea’s 2-1 win against Leicester City at th...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 7:15 AM
Eden Hazard believes that now is Chelsea’s “time” to win the Champions League title. The Blues missed out on a place in Europe’s elite club competition altogether last season after they finished in 10th place in the Premier League in the 2015-16 campaign. However, Chelsea bounced back to form und...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 6:45 AM
Jose Mourinho has told “defensive” Chelsea that he will try and win the title with Manchester United playing exciting attacking football this season. The Blues won the Premier League title last season in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in charge at the club, after the west London side had slumped...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 6:35 AM
Louis Saha believes that Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been brought back to life by the signings of Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic at Manchester United. Mkhitaryan arrived at Old Trafford from Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund last summer but struggled in the first few months of the campaign before fin...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 6:25 AM
Antonio Conte has warned N’Golo Kante that he still has plenty of room for improvement as Chelsea prepare to make their Champions League return on Tuesday night. The midfielder has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top talents since breaking into the Leicester City team in their...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 5:50 AM
Didier Drogba has admitted that he was proud to see N’Golo Kante score in Chelsea’s 2-1 win against Leicester City on Saturday afternoon. The France international is perhaps best known for his defensive qualities after winning the PFA player of the year back in April. Kante has played a key role...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 4:50 AM
Alvaro Morata says he is targeting Champions League glory in his first season at Chelsea. The Spanish striker has made a strong start to life at Stamford Bridge since signing for the Blues from Real Madrid back in July. Morata has scored three goals and made two assists in four Premier League gam...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 4:30 AM
Alvaro Morata has admitted that it has not been easy for him to adapt to life at Chelsea following his move from Real Madrid – but he is sure he will be a success at Stamford Bridge. The 24-year-old Spaniard signed for the Blues from Real Madrid back in July as Antonio Conte moved quickly … The...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 12:30 AM
Antonio Conte has told Tiemoue Bakayoko that he still has plenty of room for improvement following his arrival at Chelsea in the summer. The midfielder joined the Blues from Ligue 1 champions Monaco in the summer as Chelsea then opted to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United. Bakayoko has been...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 12 12:00 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he cannot wait to get back to action for Chelsea in the Champions League this week. The Belgian playmaker made his first appearance of the season for the west London club on Saturday afternoon when he came off the bench to play the final 12 minutes of Chelsea’s 2-1 w...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 11:30 PM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he has been impressed by what he has seen from Alvaro Morata so far for Chelsea this season. The Spanish striker signed for the Blues from Real Madrid back in July and he has made a strong start to life as a Chelsea player. Morata continued his fine form for … The...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 6:00 PM
Antonio Rudiger has taken to social media to reveal his excitement ahead of Chelsea’s Champions League opener against Qarabag on Tuesday night. The Blues head into the game looking to kick off their European campaign with three points after having missed out on a place in Europe last term. Chelse...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 1:43 PM
Eden Hazard looked to be in good shape as he trained with new signing Alvaro Morata and the rest of his Chelsea team-mates at Cobham ahead of the Blues’ Champions League opener against Qarabag on Tuesday night. Hazard made his first appearance of the season for the west London club on Saturday wh...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 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 11 10:00 AM
Alvaro Morata has warned his Chelsea team-mates that they must continue to work hard after their 2-1 victory over Leicester City on Saturday. Morata scored once again as he helped to fire Antonio Conte’s men to their third straight Premier League victory at the King Power Stadium. The Spanish str...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 9:15 AM
Pedro Rodriguez has hailed Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante as “the complete player”. The France international has been a key part of two title-winning teams over the past two seasons as Kante won the Premier League crown with Leicester City and Chelsea. The 26-year-old was named the PFA player of...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 9:00 AM
Nemanja Matic has promised that Manchester United will work hard to remain at the top of the table for the remainder of the season. The Red Devils came from behind to take the lead at Stoke City thanks to goals from Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku. However, Manchester United were denied three p...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 8:45 AM
Antonio Conte has warned Chelsea’s title rivals that N’Golo Kante is getting even better following his match-winning performance in a 2-1 win at Leicester City. The defending Premier League champions were 2-1 winners against Kante’s former club Leicester on Saturday afternoon thanks to goals from...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 8:30 AM
Nemanja Matic has warned his Manchester United team-mates that they have to win games such as their stalemate at Stoke City to get their hands on the Premier League title. The Red Devils surrendered a second-half lead to settle for a 2-2 draw with Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium on Saturday even...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 7:00 AM
N’Golo Kante has welcomed the arrival of Chelsea summer signings Davide Zappacosta and Danny Drinkwater. The Blues lost 3-2 to Burnley at Stamford Bridge in their opening Premier League fixture to make a dreadful start to the defence of their top-flight crown. Chelsea responded with successive vi...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 6:00 AM
N’Golo Kante has admitted that it was a “special day” to score against his former club in Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Leicester City on Saturday evening. The Blues midfielder returned to the King Power Stadium for the second time since moving to Chelsea in a £30m deal from Leicester City back in the 201...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 5:40 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that Eden Hazard still isn’t 100 per cent fit as the Chelsea forward works on his return from an ankle injury. The Blues star made his return from a broken ankle in Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Hazard was a s...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 5:30 AM
Jose Mourinho has named Nemanja Matic as one of the best players that he has worked with during his managerial career. The Red Devils boss brought the Serbia international to Manchester United in a £40m deal from defending Premier League champions Chelsea in the summer transfer window. Mourinho w...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 11 12:15 AM
Antonio Conte has urged Chelsea fans to show patience with Eden Hazard after the forward’s return from an ankle injury. The Belgium international missed the start of the 2017-17 Premier League season due to a broken ankle which the 26-year-old forward sustained during international duty in May. H...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 10 8:15 AM
Ian Wright has revealed that his Chelsea and Manchester United friends feel sorry for the Arsenal legend. The Gunners have endured a tumultuous start to the 2017-18 season after losing two of their opening three Premier League games. Arsenal offered their fans some positives with a penalty shooto...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 10 5:40 AM
Ian Wright has admitted that he is jealous as an Arsenal fan of Manchester United signing Nemanja Matic. The Red Devils managed to pull off one of the best deals of the summer transfer window after Manchester United signed Matic in a £40m deal from Premier League champions Chelsea. The Serbia int...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 10 12:10 AM
Marcos Alonso sent a message of congratulations to N’Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata after the Chelsea duo got on the score sheet in a 2-1 win at Leicester City on Saturday evening. The title winners bounced back from an opening day defeat in the Premier League following a 3-2 loss to Burnley at Sta...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 11:50 PM
Eden Hazard paid credit to Antonio Conte and the Chelsea medical team folliwing his return from injury in a 2-1 win at Leicester City on Saturday evening. The Belgium forward missed Chelsea’s opening three Premier League games due to an ankle injury after the number 10 suffered a fracture during...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 8:00 PM
Alvaro Morata challenged Chelsea to carry their Premier League form into the Champions League following Saturday’s 2-1 win at Leicester City. The Blues eased to another three points at the King Power Stadium thanks to gaols from Morata and N’Golo Kante either side of half-time in the Premier Leag...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 5:25 PM
Gary Lineker admitted that it was depressing to see N’Golo Kante score against Leicester City as Chelsea were 2-1 winners at King Power Stadium. The Premier League champions made the trip to Leicester looking to secure a third successive top-flight victory. Chelsea signed Kante in a £30m deal fro...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 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 every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 10:00 AM
Eden Hazard was all smiles as he posed for a picture with Didier Drogba in the build-up to Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Leicester on Saturday. The Belgian playmaker could be in line to make his return to the first team for the Blues after having missed all three of Chelsea’s opening Premie...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 9:45 AM
Kylian Mbappe has described Chelsea as a “great club” and admits that he has fond memories of his brief trial with the Blues when he was just 11 years old. The 18-year-old has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents in recent years and he was linked with a host …...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 9:15 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that Chelsea have no fresh injury concerns ahead of their trip to Leicester City on Saturday. The Blues head into the game looking to continue their winning streak after victories over both Tottenham and Everton in recent weeks. Chelsea kicked off the campaign with a di...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 9:07 AM
Antonio Conte has warned his Chelsea players not to underestimate the threat posed by Leicester City when the Blues travel to the King Power Stadium on Saturday. The west London side head into the game looking to continue their recent good form after their victories against Tottenham and Everton....
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 8:15 AM
Antonio Conte refused to be drawn into discussing Ross Barkley and the speculation linking the midfielder with Chelsea after the transfer window closed last week. The England midfielder was reported to be one of Chelsea’s prime targets during the final few days of the summer transfer window. Ther...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 7:45 AM
Thibaut Courtois has warned Chelsea fans that it will take Eden Hazard some time to get back to form after his lengthy lay-off with an injury. The Belgian playmaker has not featured for the west London side so far this season after having undergone ankle surgery at the start of the summer. Howeve...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 7:00 AM
Romelu Lukaku has revealed that one of the major reasons behind his transfer to Manchester United this summer was the chance to play under Jose Mourinho. The Belgian striker completed a transfer to the Red Devils from Everton back in July despite having been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 6:25 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Antonio Conte to make sure that Chelsea are completely ready for battle in the Champions League this season. The Blues are preparing to make a return to Europe’s elite club competition next week when they host Qarabag at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. The west London...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 5:45 AM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that Eden Hazard will be in the Chelsea squad for Saturday’s crunch Premier League clash against Leicester City. The Belgian playmaker has been out of action so far this season due to an ankle injury but he is now working his way back to full fitness. Hazard played 93...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 5:20 AM
Graeme Le Saux has warned Danny Drinkwater that there will be a number of “obstacles” for him to overcome if he travels to Leicester with Chelsea on Saturday. The England midfielder became the west London side’s sixth signing of the summer transfer window last week when he penned a long-term deal...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 4:30 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has claimed that he never even considered a transfer to Chelsea before signing for Liverpool this summer. The 24-year-old opted to leave Arsenal and sign for their Premier League rivals on transfer deadline day after he opted against renewing his contract at The Emirates....
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 12:15 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Leicester to hold Chelsea to a 1-1 draw in the Premier League at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Blues head into the game fresh from having beaten Everton 2-0 at Stamford Bridge after following up their win over Tottenham at Wembley. Chelsea made a poor...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 7:00 PM
Michael Owen is tipping there to be plenty of goals when Leicester City host Chelsea in the Premier League at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Blues head into the game looking to build on their good recent form after victories over Tottenham and Everton. Antonio Conte is hoping t...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 9:00 AM
Paul Ince is backing Chelsea to continue their strong recent form by beating Leicester 3-1 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. The Blues have bounced back from their difficult start to the new campaign by securing wins over Tottenham and Everton after their shock opening weekend loss to Burnle...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 7:30 AM
Chelsea and Arsenal are continuing to monitor Thomas Muller with a view to a possible January transfer move for the Bayern Munich star, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that both the Blues and the Gunners are keeping tabs on the 27-year-old Germany internat...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 5:35 AM
Paul Merson is backing Chelsea to make it three wins in a row in the Premier League by beating Leicester 2-1 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. The Blues head into the game on the back of their victory over Everton at Stamford Bridge before the international break. Antonio Conte’s men have wo...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 4:40 AM
Eden Hazard looked to be in good shape as he trained at Chelsea’s Cobham base on Thursday ahead of the Blues’ trip to Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. The Belgian playmaker has not yet made a single appearance for Antonio Conte’s men so far this season after struggling...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 9:45 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 - Thu Sep 7 9:15 AM
Antonio Conte is considering delaying Eden Hazard’s return to the Chelsea starting line-up until the Champions League returns next week, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that Conte is not sure whether to include the 26-year-old Brazilian in Chelsea’s st...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 8:45 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that his superb solo goal against Arsenal last season was one of his favourite strikes as Chelsea gained “revenge” over the Gunners. Hazard netted a brilliant goal at Stamford Bridge with a mazy run and strong finish to help put the game to bed for the Blues. The 3-1 win...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 8:15 AM
Chelsea deserve credit for selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to Joleon Lescott. The Blues’ decision to let the Serbian midfielder leave Stamford Bridge to move to Old Trafford was met with surprise by many, especially after Matic played a key role...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 7:30 AM
Philippe Coutinho looked to be in good spirits as he and Roberto Firmino took a private jet back to England following their spell on international duty with Brazil. The Brazilian playmaker is in line to make his first appearance of the season for the Reds this weekend after his proposed transfer...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 7:00 AM
Jose Mourinho has claimed that his Chelsea team played better football than Antonio Conte’s title-winning side last season. Mourinho led Chelsea to a Premier League and League Cup double in the 2014-15 campaign at Stamford Bridge after returning for a second spell in charge of the west London clu...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 4:40 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea could be set for a transfer battle to secure the signature of Raheem Sterling from Manchester City in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that both Arsenal and Chelsea could be set to make a move for the 22-y...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 12:15 AM
Jamie Vardy has warned Danny Drinkwater and N’Golo Kante that he will consider them as “enemies” when Leicester host Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday. Drinkwater followed in Kante’s footsteps and completed a transfer from Leicester to Stamford Bridge last week as he became one of Chelsea...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 9:30 AM
Eden Hazard has revealed that Alvaro Morata is settling in well to life at Chelsea following his transfer from Real Madrid in the summer. The Spanish striker joined the west London side from Real Madrid back in July and has already featured in the Premier League for the Blues. Morata has scored t...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 9:00 AM
Danny Drinkwater is on course to make his debut for Chelsea against his former club Leicester City on Saturday, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that Drinkwater could line up against his old employers just days after completing his deadline-day transfer...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 8:34 AM
Chelsea have made one of the worst transfer decisions of all time by allowing Nemanja Matic to sign for Manchester United, according to Ray Wilkins. The Blues opted to let the Serbian midfielder move to their Premier League rivals as Matic joined up with his former manager Jose Mourinho at Old Tr...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 8:00 AM
Didier Drogba has taken to social media to issue his backing for Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda. The 20-year-old Belgian spent the first half of last season on loan at Real Betis but is now back at Chelsea as he bids to earn a spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge. Musonda will be hoping …...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 7:45 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he is not sure whether Chelsea’s squad is stronger than last season following their summer transfer business. The Blues have signed a number of new players this summer but also let many stars leave the club, including the likes of John Terry, Nathan Ake and Nemanja M...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 7:30 AM
Nemanja Matic has revealed that Roy Keane was one of the players he looked up to as a youngster following his transfer to Manchester United. Matic signed for the Red Devils last month after Chelsea agreed to let the Serbia international leave Stamford Bridge and join their Premier League rivals....
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 7:15 AM
Danny Drinkwater looked to be in good shape as he trained with his Chelsea team-mates for the first time at Cobham this week. The England midfielder completed a deadline-day transfer to Stamford Bridge from Leicester City as Antonio Conte moved quickly to bolster his midfield options before the c...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 6:50 AM
Eden Hazard has described Cesc Fabregas as “the master” at Chelsea because of his accurate passing. The Spanish midfielder moved to Stamford Bridge from Barcelona back in the summer of 2014 and has helped the west London side to win the Premier League twice in the last three seasons. Fabregas fou...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 6:45 AM
Eden Hazard has warned his Chelsea team-mates that they will face an extremely difficult task in winning the Champions League this season. The Blues secured their return to Europe’s elite club competition after having won the Premier League title in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in charge last s...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 5:19 AM
Ray Wilkins believes that Chelsea have made a big mistake in letting Nathaniel Chalobah leave the club this summer. The 22-year-old ended up signing for Watford on a permanent contract back in July after he was deemed to be surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge. Chalobah was rated as one of...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 4:40 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he cannot wait to line up with Alvaro Morata in a Chelsea shirt. Morata signed for Chelsea from Real Madrid back in July as Antonio Conte moved quickly to bolster his attacking options at Stamford Bridge. The Spanish striker has made a strong start to life with the w...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 12:40 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 6 12:15 AM
Manchester United and Chelsea are among the clubs interested in signing Emre Can from Liverpool, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet Tuttosport, as quoted by the Sun, is reporting that the Premier League duo are considering moves for the Germany international, who is out of contract at...