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Sport Review - Tue Mar 13 11:41 PM
Charlie Nicholas is backing FC Barcelona to book their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League by claiming a 3-0 victory over Chelsea FC on Wednesday night. The Blues head into the crunch clash at Camp Nou looking to try and cause an upset and book their place in the quarter-finals of...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 13 10:55 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 13 10:10 AM
Paul Merson has described Mohamed Salah as the “complete package” at Liverpool FC. The Reds signed the former Chelsea FC winger in a £39m deal from Serie A giants AS Roma last summer. Salah’s move was initially met with some skepticism given his disappointing stint at Stamford Bridge. However, th...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 13 9:40 AM
Alvaro Morata has taken to social media to reveal his delight at helping Chelsea FC claim a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Spanish striker started the game on the bench but came on for the closing stages as Antonio Conte’s men notched up an important Premier L...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 13 8:16 AM
Ian Wright admits he would welcome the appointment of Antonio Conte as Arsenal manager. The Gunners lost 2-1 to Brighton and Hove Albion in the Premier League at Amex Stadium earlier this month. And Arsenal had lost their last four games in all competitions following losses to Swedish side Osters...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 13 7:09 AM
Willian has told his Chelsea FC team-mates that they now need to show consistency after they returned to winning ways in the Premier League on Saturday. Willian was named as the man of the match as he helped Chelsea FC claim a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge to help the Blues c...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 13 6:44 AM
Olivier Giroud believes that Chelsea FC have a “good chance” of reaching the Champions League quarter-finals by beating FC Barcelona at Camp Nou on Wednesday night. The Blues head into the crunch European clash on the back of their 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 13 6:21 AM
Arsenal should appoint Antonio Conte as Arsene Wenger’s replacement if Chelsea FC sack the Italian coach, Tim Sherwood insists. The north London side lost 3-0 to Premier League leaders Manchester City in the League Cup final at Wembley last weekend. The humiliating defeat heaped further pressure...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 13 5:08 AM
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has taken to social media to wish Didier Drogba a happy birthday after the Chelsea FC legend turned 40 over the weekend. Aubameyang was in good form for Arsenal as he scored his third goal for the north London side to help them claim a 3-0 victory over Watford at The Emi...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 13 12:39 AM
Olivier Giroud has admitted that he has been very impressed by Willian’s displays for Chelsea FC since his move to the club in January. Giroud has been getting used to life at the west London club after having signed for the Blues from Arsenal in the winter transfer window. The French striker sta...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 13 12:09 AM
Antonio Conte has told his Chelsea FC players that they will have to make sure that they take any chances they get when they take on FC Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Blues head into the game on the back of their 1-1 draw with the Spanish side at Stamford Bridge … The...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 12 9:06 AM
Eden Hazard took to social media to declare that it’s “great” to be a Chelsea FC player after the Blues’ 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday. Hazard helped the west London side to bounce back from their disappointing recent form by claiming an important victory in the hunt for a top-four fini...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 12 8:17 AM
Eden Hazard will leave Chelsea FC at the end of the season, Kevin Kilbane has claimed. The Belgium international has been linked with a potential move to La Liga giants Real Madrid over the past three or four seasons. Hazard has been a key member of the Chelsea FC team and has contributed to thei...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 12 7:58 AM
Antonio Conte has expressed his delight at how Willian is performing for Chelsea FC at the moment following his sparkling display in the 2-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Brazilian attacker netted the opening goal for the Blues in the first half at Stamford Bridge as the west London si...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 12 7:07 AM
Antonio Conte has warned his Chelsea FC stars that they will have to be at their absolute best if they are to have any chance of knockout FC Barcelona out of the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Chelsea FC boss watched his side return to winning ways in the Premier League on Saturday afte...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 12 6:38 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has taken to social media to wish Didier Drogba a happy birthday after the Chelsea FC legend turned 40 over the weekend. The French midfielder has been out of action in recent weeks after suffering an injury but he made his return to the Chelsea FC team when he came on for the …...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 12 6:38 AM
Antonio Conte singled out Eden Hazard for special praise after Chelsea FC’s 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday evening. The Belgian playmaker featured from the start and played 88 minutes against the Eagles as Chelsea FC finally returned to winning ways in the Premi...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 12 5:29 AM
Ray Parlour believes Arsenal missed a trick not signing Chelsea FC midfielder N’Golo Kante. The France international established himself as a top Premier League midfielder during 18 months at Leicester City. Kane was a key member of Claudio Ranieri’s squad that won the 2015-16 Premier League titl...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 12 12:26 AM
Antonio Conte has insisted that his decision to start Alvaro Morata from the bench in Chelsea FC’s win over Crystal Palace on Saturday was simply a tactical one. The Chelsea FC boss opted to start Olivier Giroud up front to lead the line for the west London side as the Blues finally returned to w...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 11 11:48 PM
Antonio Conte has insisted that he still trusts Tiemoue Bakayoko despite his mixed start to life at Chelsea FC. The French midfielder has been getting used to life at the west London club since signing for the Blues from Monaco in the summer transfer window. However, the 23-year-old is yet to con...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 11 8:57 AM
Craig Bellamy believes Antonio Conte can’t complain about a lack of transfer funds given Chelsea FC’s investment in new playing staff over the past 12 months. The Blues won the Premier League title with two games to spare last season after Chelsea FC finished seven points ahead of Tottenham Hotsp...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 11 8:23 AM
John Terry popped into Chelsea FC’s training session on Friday to help boost morale ahead of their trip to Barcelona next week. The Blues have lost four of their last five Premier League games to heap pressure on Antonio Conte after tumbling out of the top four. Chelsea FC produced a dismal perfo...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 11 7:58 AM
Antonio Conte has told Alvaro Morata that he needs to expect some fresh competition from Olivier Giroud for a starting spot at Chelsea FC this season. Giroud has been getting into the swing of things at Chelsea FC since signing for the Blues from Arsenal in the January transfer window, after he w...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 11 7:08 AM
Antonio Conte has told John Terry that he is always welcome back at Chelsea FC. The former Blues captain dropped into Cobham last week to watch a training session with Conte as the west London side prepared for their Premier League clash against Crystal Palace on Saturday evening. Terry left Chel...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 11 7:08 AM
Antonio Conte believes that Chelsea FC are going to need to show some serious patience before seeing the best from Ross Barkley in a Blues shirt. The England midfielder signed for the west London club from Everton in the January transfer window but he has been hampered by injury problems since th...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 11 6:03 AM
Chelsea FC and Manchester United are both interested in Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, according to reports in France. Le Parisien, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that Cavani is considering his future at the Ligue 1 club following their Champions League exit. The same article state...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 11 5:13 AM
Roy Hodgson singled out Cesc Fabregas for special praise after the Spaniard helped to inspire Chelsea FC to a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday night. The Blues took the lead in the 25th minute when Fabregas found Willian, who fired home into the bottom left corner...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 11 12:56 AM
Antonio Conte has claimed that Tiemoue Bakayoko’s spell on the sidelines with Chelsea FC will have done the midfielder good. Bakayoko has made a mixed start to life at Stamford Bridge since his move from Monaco in the summer transfer window last year. Indeed, the midfielder has come in for plenty...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 10:51 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 Mar 10 9:14 AM
N’Golo Kante has no interest in a potential move to Paris Saint-Germain from Chelsea FC, according to a report in England. The London Evening Standard is reporting that the France international is a potential target for the Ligue 1 title holders after PSG’s disappointing Champions League exit on...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 8:31 AM
Paul Merson is backing Chelsea FC to beat Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening ahead of their trip to Barcelona next week. The defending Premier League champions are on a difficult run of form to heap pressure on their Italian head coach Antonio Conte. The Blues lost 2-1 to top-f...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 7:11 AM
Chelsea FC are leading Arsenal in the race to sign Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli in the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is claiming that the Blues are now the bookmakers’ favourites to sign the 26-year-old defender this summer as the west London s...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 6:50 AM
Chelsea FC and Real Madrid are leading the race for the signature of Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich this summer, according to reports. Bleacher Report is claiming that the west London side and the Spanish giants are the two favourites to secure the signature of the talented Polish striker...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 6:25 AM
William Gallas believes Chelsea FC signing Olivier Giroud can replace Alvaro Morata in Antonio Conte’s starting line-up. The France international completed a £21m move to Chelsea FC from north London side Arsenal on transfer deadline day in January. Giroud was signed to add more attacking depth t...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 5:56 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Chelsea FC to return to winning ways against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. The defending Premier League champions are winless in their last three games in all competitions to heap pressure on Antonio Conte. Chelsea FC lost 2-1 to Manchester Unite...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 5:31 AM
Michael Owen is backing Chelsea FC to win to nil against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. The defending Premier League champions have lost four of their last five Premier League games to heap pressure on Italian coach Antonio Conte. Chelsea FC have lost to Bournemouth, Watfo...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 5:00 AM
Olivier Giroud seems to be settling in well to life at Chelsea FC following his move from Arsenal in the January transfer window. The French striker opted to leave the Gunners and sign for their London rivals in the mid-season window as he sought some more regular playing time before the World Cu...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 10 12:40 AM
Eden Hazard is not happy at Chelsea FC and he is poised to sign for Real Madrid in the future, according to Shaka Hislop. The Belgian playmaker has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents since his move to Stamford Bridge from French side Lille in the summer of 20...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 9 10:49 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 9 9:56 AM
Chelsea FC are leading the race to sign Felipe Anderson from Lazio this summer, according to reports in Italy. Italian newspaper Il Messaggero, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is claiming that the 24-year-old attacking midfielder has emerged as a prime target for the west London club this summer....
Sport Review - Fri Mar 9 7:08 AM
Gianfranco Zola believes that Chelsea FC are capable of turning around their stuttering form and finishing in the top four this season. The Blues have been struggling to find consistent form in the top flight in recent weeks and their 1-0 loss to Manchester City at The Etihad last weekend was the...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 9 6:01 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea FC are both interested in signing Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly in the summer transfer window, according to a report in England. The Daily Mirror is reporting that Arsenal and Chelsea FC are two of the Premier League clubs interested in signing the Senegal international. T...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 9 5:05 AM
Nemanja Matic has called on his Manchester United team-mates to show their character when they take on Liverpool FC in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. The Serbian midfielder ended up being the hero for Jose Mourinho’s men on Monday night when he scored the all-important...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 9 12:39 AM
Gianfranco Zola has admitted that Eden Hazard is his favourite Chelsea FC player to watch for the Blues. The Belgian playmaker is widely regarded as one of the Premier League’s finest attacking talents and he has earned plenty of new admirers since his move to Chelsea FC from French side Lille ba...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 9 12:12 AM
Gianfranco Zola is convinced that Chelsea FC have what it takes to beat FC Barcelona and book their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The Blues head to Camp Nou on Wednesday 14 March for the return leg of their crunch Champions League last 16 clash after the two sides played ou...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 10:31 AM
Ian Wright has sympathised with Eden Hazard after Antonio Conte substituted the Chelsea FC star for the second successive week. The Belgium international struggled to have an impact in a lone strike role during a 1-0 loss to Manchester City at The Etihad last weekend. Bernardo Silva scored a firs...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 7:54 AM
Ruud Gullit believes that the uncertainty surrounding Antonio Conte’s future at Chelsea FC is not helping the Blues. The Italian manager has found himself under increasing amounts of pressure at Stamford Bridge in recent days after the west London side slumped to their fourth defeat in five Premi...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 6:36 AM
Ruud Gullit has warned Chelsea FC that they will have to step their game up – and fast – ahead of their Champions League showdown with FC Barcelona later this month. The Blues have been in poor form in recent weeks and they slumped to their fourth defeat in five Premier League games on Sunday … ...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 6:36 AM
Scott McTominay deserves to keep his place in the Manchester United team after the midfielder marked Eden Hazard out of the game at Old Trafford last month, Gary Pallister has told Jose Mourinho. The Red Devils midfielder has seized his chance to shine in the Manchester United team over the past...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 5:06 AM
Marcos Alonso has given a glowing endorsement of former FC Barcelona boss Luis Enrique as he continues to be touted as a possible managerial target for Chelsea FC. Antonio Conte has found himself under serious pressure at Stamford Bridge in recent weeks after his side’s poor run of form in the Pr...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 12:34 AM
Marcos Alonso has admitted that Chelsea FC have an “attitude problem” as they look to try and salvage their season. The Blues slumped to yet another disappointing defeat in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon when they were beaten 1-0 by Manchester City at The Etihad. That loss was Chelsea FC’...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 8 12:11 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has taken to social media to poke fun at Antonio Rudiger as Chelsea FC look to try and get their season back on track this weekend. The Blues slumped to a disappointing 1-0 loss to Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon as they suffered yet another blow to thei...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 11:51 PM
Alvaro Morata celebrated his wife Alice Campello’s birthday this week as the Chelsea FC star looked to enjoy some downtime away from football. The Spanish striker came off the bench but was unable to prevent Chelsea FC from slipping to a disappointing 1-0 loss to Manchester City in the Premier Le...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 9:56 AM
Gary Neville has warned Chelsea FC that they will need to step their game up and fast ahead of their clash with Crystal Palace this weekend. The Blues have come in for significant criticism after their disappointing 1-0 loss to Manchester City in the Premier League at The Etihad on Sunday afterno...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 8:14 AM
Gary Neville believes Antonio Conte will be axed if Chelsea FC crash out of the Champions League this month. The Blues have endured a difficult start to the new year following a disappointing run o four victories in 15 games in all competitions in 2018 so far. The defending Premier League champio...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 6:46 AM
Eden Hazard wants to move to Real Madrid and will delay signing a new contract with Chelsea FC in the hope that the Spanish club will bid for him, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is claiming that the Belgian playmaker has his heart set on a move to the Bernabeu … The p...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 6:46 AM
Ramires has admitted that he would love to re-sign for Chelsea FC, two years after leaving the west London side to move to China. The 30-year-old left Stamford Bridge to sign for Chinese side Jiangsu Suningon in January 2016 despite being in the prime of his career aged 28 at the time. Ramires en...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 6:21 AM
Jamie Carragher has admitted that he was stunned by Chelsea FC’s lack of ambition in Sunday’s 1-0 loss at Manchester City. The defending Premier League champions made the trip to Pep Guardiola’s side looking to record just their fifth win of 2018 so far. However, Chelsea FC produced a negative pe...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 6:06 AM
Jose Mourinho has reiterated that Chelsea FC remain a good team despite their recent slump in the Premier League. The west London side are facing a tough battle to break into the Premier League’s top four this season following successive top-flight losses at Manchester City and Manchester United....
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 5:42 AM
Gary Neville has defended his criticism of Chelsea FC’s “unacceptable” performance in Sunday’s 1-0 loss to Manchester City. The defending Premier League champions made the trip to the Etihad Stadium fresh from a 2-1 defeat at Manchester United. Chelsea FC were looking to end a two-game winless ru...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 5:27 AM
Ian Wright doesn’t believe Antonio Conte will be bothered about criticism of his decision to take off Eden Hazard in Chelsea FC’s 1-0 loss to Manchester City last weekend. The Blues boss opted to replace Hazard in the 72nd minute of Chelsea FC’s 2-1 loss at Manchester United minutes before Jesse...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 4:56 AM
Gary Neville has admitted that he was left “disgusted” by Chelsea FC’s performance in their 1-0 loss to Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday. The west London side were widely criticised for their disappointing defensive display at The Etihad as the Blues suffered another disappointing...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 4:43 AM
Gary Neville has admitted that Eden Hazard looked “helpless” during Chelsea FC’s 1-0 loss to Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday. The 27-year-old cut a stranded figure as he was deployed up front by Antonio Conte alone but struggled to make an impact on the game due to a lack of servi...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 7 12:31 AM
Jamie Carragher has claimed that Eden Hazard will be seriously considering his future at Chelsea FC after the defeat by Manchester City at the weekend. Chelsea FC were widely criticised for their defensive display at The Etihad as they slumped to a disappointing 1-0 loss to Pep Guardiola’s men to...