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Sport Review - Tue Nov 14 9:30 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has taken to social media to show off his latest pair of football boots as he and his Chelsea team-mates prepare for their crunch clash against West Brom in the Premier League on Saturday. The French midfielder has ben working on his fitness levels at the west London club’s Cobha...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 14 8:45 AM
Cesc Fabregas has urged Chelsea supporters to help Victor Moses win the BBC Africa footballer of the year award. The Nigeria international was a relevation at wing-back in the 2016-17 season in his first campaign under Chelsea boss Antonio Conte. Moses managed to establish himself as a first-team...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 14 7:30 AM
Marcos Alonso spent some downtime with his family as the defender recharged his batteries ahead of Chelsea’s trip to West Bromwich Albion this weekend. The defender has been a regular fixture in the first team at Stamford Bridge this term and has scored two goals in 11 Premier League appearances...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 14 7:00 AM
Real Madrid are set to make Eden Hazard their prime transfer target next summer as Chelsea look set to face a battle to keep hold of the Belgian, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is reporting that the Spanish giants have targeted the 26-year-old playmaker as Zinedine Z...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 14 6:15 AM
Frank Lampard has ruled out Chelsea or another Premier League club catching Manchester City in the Premier League title race. The Blues made a hesitant start to their defence of their Premier League crown after Chelsea lost 3-2 to Burnley at Stamford Bridge on the opening day of the 2017-18 seaso...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 14 5:30 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko believes he can rival Chelsea team-mate N’Golo Kante for a spot in France’s World Cup next summer. The defending Premier League champions signed Bakayoko in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 holders AS Monaco in the summer transfer window. Bakayoko’s arrival resulted in Nemanja Matic’s sa...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 14 5:10 AM
Chelsea and Liverpool have been put on red alert with Leon Goretzka interested in a move to the Premier League, according to reports. Sport, as quoted by the Sun, is reporting that the 22-year-old attacker is open to a move to the English top flight. The same article states that Goretzka has turn...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 14 5:00 AM
Jamie Redknapp has urged Crystal Palace midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek to prove to Chelsea that the defending champions made a mistake allowing the England international to leave. Loftus-Cheek made his first appearance for the senior team in England’s goalless draw with world champions Germany at...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 14 4:15 AM
Jamie Redknapp has defended Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s decision to leave Chelsea in the summer. The 21-year-old opted to complete a loan switch to Crystal Palace in the summer transfer window after failing to tie down a regular spot in the Chelsea team. Loftus-Cheek made seven appearances in the Premie...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 10:42 AM
Chelsea want to sign Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan to partner Alvaro Morata up front for the Blues, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the west London side have identified the 24-year-old Argentine attacker as the perfect man to line up alongside Morata and help...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 10:42 AM
Eden Hazard has picked out out Cesar Azpilicueta as one of the most likely current Chelsea players to go into management one day. The Spanish full-back has earned a reputation as one of the Blues’ most important players at Stamford Bridge in recent seasons. Azpilicueta has made the wing-back role...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 10:42 AM
Chelsea have regressed as a result of the players sold in the summer transfer window, according to Danny Higginbotham. The west London side won the Premier League title with two games to spare last term after finishing seven points clear of their closest challengers Tottenham Hotspur. Chelsea won...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 9:19 AM
Pat Nevin has claimed that Chelsea signing Tiemoue Bakayoko will blossom into a superior player than Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic. The 23-year-old moved to defending Premier League champions Chelsea in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco in the summer transfer window. Bakayoko s...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 9:19 AM
Paul Merson has warned Antonio Conte that he effectively has one striker in Alvaro Morata, discounting Michy Batshuayi as a genuine option for title contenders Chelsea. The Belgian forward has found his first-team opportunities limited so far this season despite Diego Costa completing a return to...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 8:38 AM
Gary Neville has defended Romelu Lukaku about his performance at Chelsea despite Manchester United succumbing to a 1-0 loss at Stamford Bridge. The Belgium international moved to Manchester United in a £75m deal from Premier League rivals Everton after snubbing the chance to return to west London...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 8:01 AM
Victor Moses has revealed that he hopes to be back in action very soon as he steps up his recovery from a hamstring injury. The Nigeria international has been out of action since suffering the injury during Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat by Crystal Palace last month. He has recently been stepping up his re...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 6:51 AM
Pat Nevin has singled out Andreas Christensen for special praise after the Chelsea defender kept Romelu Lukaku quiet in last weekend’s 1-0 win against Manchester United. Antonio Conte made the controversial decision to start Christensen ahead of David Luiz for the visit of Manchester United in th...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 6:35 AM
Victor Moses believes that Cesar Azpilicueta is one of the most underrated players in England and says Chelsea are lucky to have him. The Spanish defender has earned plenty of praise for his performances for the west London club in recent seasons and he played every single minute of the Blues’ Pr...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 6:06 AM
Ian Wright has admitted that he thought it was weird Antonio Conte signed a new Chelsea deal but didn’t add more years to his contract. The Italian coach was appointed as Jose Mourinho’s permanent successor at Stamford Bridge back in 2016. Conte signed seven players in his first summer transfer w...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 6:06 AM
Gary Neville credits Chelsea with discovering their high level from last season in last weekend’s 1-0 win against title rivals Manchester United. The west London side won the Premier League title with two games to spare last term after Antonio Conte got his hands on the top-flight crown in his de...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 4:56 AM
Alvaro Morata is a “million times” better than his Manchester United rival Romelu Lukaku, according to Pat Nevin. Chelsea signed the Spain international in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the 2017 summer transfer window ahead of Diego Costa’s return to Atletico Madrid. The Blues we...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 4:40 AM
Victor Moses has told Chelsea fans that the Blues are keeping their heads down and putting in the hard work as they look to claw their way back into the Premier League title race. The west London side returned to winning ways in the top flight before the international break when they secured an i...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 1:00 AM
Alvaro Morata has posed for a picture with Real Madrid star Isco just days after admitting that he would love to see Chelsea sign the forward. Morata is currently adapting to life in the Premier League after having signed for the Blues from Real Madrid back in July. The 25-year-old has scored sev...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 13 1:00 AM
Victor Moses has revealed that Cesar Azpilicueta has been one of the players to have influenced him most in the Chelsea dressing room. The Nigeria international earned plenty of praise for his performances last season as he made the wing-back role his own at Stamford Bridge and helped Chelsea to...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 11:59 PM
N’Golo Kante looked to be in good shape as he trained with his Chelsea team-mates at Cobham over the weekend. The French midfielder has been working his way back to full fitness with the west London side after having been out of action for a few weeks with a hamstring injury. Kante made his retur...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 10:15 AM
Andreas Christensen has become Chelsea’s most dependable defender this season, Pat Nevin has claimed. The Denmark international returned from a two-season loan spell at Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer. Christensen has challenged Antonio Conte’s seasoned centre-halves for a starting spot in...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 9:30 AM
Eden Hazard has insisted that he is fully focused on Chelsea and is not thinking about a move elsewhere for the time being. The Belgian playmaker is widely regarded as one of the Premier League most exciting attacking talents and he has developed into one of the competition’s finest players since...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 9:15 AM
Pat Nevin believes David Luiz could have the root cause of Chelsea’s poor performances before last weekend’s 1-0 win against Manchester United. The defending champions made a disappointing start to the Premier League campaign following a 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea missed out...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 8:45 AM
Pat Nevin believes there is much more to come from Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen. The Denmark international returned from a two-season long loan at Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach to gain some vital first-team experience in Germany. Indeed, Christensen scored five goals in 62 ap...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 8:15 AM
Pat Nevin believes David Luiz has seen his form dip at Chelsea this season and needs to rediscover his “zip” to get back in Antonio Conte’s team. The Brazilian defender was controversially omitted from Conte’s starting XI for the visit of Manchester United in their crunch Premier League clash las...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 7:45 AM
Alvaro Morata has revealed that his wife has been playing a huge role in helping him to adapt to life at Chelsea. The Spanish striker has been getting used to life at Stamford Bridge after having signed for the west London club from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata has made a str...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 7:00 AM
Alvaro Morata has revealed that he would love to see Chelsea make a move to sign Isco from Real Madrid in the January transfer window, but admits it would be unlikely. Morata is currently getting used to life in the Premier League after having signed for Chelsea in the summer transfer window from...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 6:45 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea are among the clubs interested in signing Luke Shaw if the left-back ends up leaving Manchester United, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Arsenal, Spurs, Chelsea, Everton and Manchester City are all on alert as to the 22-year-old’...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 6:25 AM
Willian has taken to social media to send a soppy message to his wife Vanessa Martins ahead of Chelsea’s return to Premier League action next weekend. The Brazilian attacker will be hoping to feature for the Blues when Antonio Conte’s men make the trip to The Hawthorns on Saturday to take on Tony...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 6:15 AM
Roberto Martinez has described Chelsea forward Eden Hazard as a “special character”. The Belgian forward has returned from a broken ankle to help Chelsea win back-to-back Premier League games before the international break. Hazard scored his first top-flight goal of the 2017-18 season in the west...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 5:50 AM
Gary Neville believes Chelsea’s 1-0 win against Manchester United proves defending champions are still responding to Antonio Conte. The title holders have endured a tough start to the season following surprise defeats by Burnley and Crystal Palace. Premier League leaders Manchester City were 1-0...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 5:30 AM
Roberto Martinez has described Chelsea star Eden Hazard as a calming influence in the dressing room. The Blues forward is part of Martinez’s Belgium squad as the Red Devils for their friendlies against Mexico and Japan over the next week. Belgium have already secured their place in next summer’s...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 5:20 AM
Matt Le Tissier has questioned Chelsea over their decision to sell Romelu Lukaku in 2014. The Blues initially signed Lukaku from Anderlecht in 2011 as the Belgian striker looked to emulate his childhood hero Didier Drogba at the west London side. Lukaku was sent out on loan to West Brom and then...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 5:07 AM
Eden Hazard has described David Luiz as one of the funniest players in the dressing room at Chelsea and insists that the Brazilian defender is good to have around the team. Luiz found himself in the headlines last weekend when Antonio Conte decided to drop the Brazilian for Chelsea’s home clash a...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 4:30 AM
Paul Merson has revealed that he is a keen admirer of Ruben Loftus-Cheek after he was sent out on loan to Crystal Palace from Chelsea. The 21-year-old midfielder opted to leave Stamford Bridge in search of regular first-team football after struggling to hold down a regular spot in the west London...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 12:30 AM
Alvaro Morata has left the door open for a potential return to Real Madrid in the future by refusing to rule out a move back to his former club from Chelsea. Morata is currently getting used to life in England after signing for Chelsea from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. The 25-year-o...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 12 12:15 AM
Gareth Southgate has heaped praise on Ruben Loftus-Cheek for his performance in England’s goalless draw with Germany on Friday night. The midfielder featured for the full 90 minutes at Wembley as an inexperienced Three Lions side played out a goalless draw with the visitors in north London. Loftu...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 11:30 PM
Ian Wright has claimed that that Ruben Loftus-Cheek is a better player than Tiemoue Bakayoko. Antonio Conte moved quickly to sign Bakayoko from Monaco in the summer transfer window after he opted to sell Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic to Manchester United in something of a surprise deal. Bakayo...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 10:31 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 Nov 11 10:15 AM
Gary Neville admits Chelsea and Manchester United need Manchester City to have a blip in form in the coming weeks in the Premier League title race. The Citizens have built an impressive eight-point lead at the top of the table following a 10 victories and one stalemate in their opening 11 games....
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 9:45 AM
Frank Lampard is tipping both Chelsea and Manchester United to challenge for the Premier League title this season. Both clubs have made somewhat slow starts to the new campaign to allow Manchester City to build an eight-point lead at the top of the Premier League table. Chelsea were 1-0 winners o...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 9:00 AM
Chris Sutton has informed Chelsea signing Danny Drinkwater that his England career is over. The Blues midfielder has struggled with fitness issues in the 2017-18 season so far following his £35m move to the defending Premier League champions from Leicester City on transfer deadline day. Drinkwate...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 8:55 AM
Tammy Abraham has explained how Manchester United duo Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford have inspired the on-loan Chelsea star. The 20-year-old attacker moved to Welsh side Swansea City on loan at the start of the 2017-18 season to gain more first-team experience. Abraham has scored four goals an...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 7:15 AM
Victor Moses has handed Chelsea a huge injury boost ahead of their trip to West Brom next weekend after returning to training outdoors with the Blues. The Nigeria international has been out action in recent weeks due to a hamstring injury, with the 26-year-old having picked up the problem during...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 7:10 AM
Manchester United and Chelsea are set to compete for the signature of Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet Tutto Mercato, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that both of the Premier League clubs are keeping tabs on the 21-year-old as the Janua...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 6:10 AM
Alvaro Morata has revealed that he likes to walk home and grab a beer when Chelsea win at Stamford Bridge. The Spain international completed a £58m move to the defending Premier League champions from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. The Blues signed Morata to help fill th...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 5:40 AM
Bayern Munich are willing to sell reported Chelsea target Arturo Vidal in a £50m deal in next summer’s transfer window, according to reports in Germany. Kicker, as quoted by The Sun, is reporting that the Premier League champions are looking to strengthen their midfield options as the Blues look...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 5:25 AM
Chelsea have suffered a fresh injury scare after Tiemoue Bakayoko broke down in training on Friday, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the midfielder was unable to complete training on Friday and limped off the field for treatment after pulling up during the sess...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 5:00 AM
Chris Sutton has told Danny Drinkwater that he wasted a great opportunuty to impress Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during the international break. The England international has endured a frustrating start to his Chelsea career after he moved to the defending Premier League champions in a £35m dea...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 4:50 AM
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has lifted the lid on his decision to leave Chelsea to join Crystal Palace on loan. The Chelsea midfielder opted to leave Stamford Bridge in search of regular first-team football after struggling to hold down a regular spot in the first team in recent seasons. The 21-year-old h...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 4:30 AM
David Luiz doesn’t look like he’s letting his omission from the Chelsea squad last weekend get him down as he gets on with training at Cobham. The Brazilian defender was left out of the Chelsea squad altogether on Sunday as the Blues claimed a 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 12:30 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that Kevin De Bruyne has developed into the Premier League’s best player since leaving Chelsea. The Belgian attacker joined Chelsea in January 2012 but he failed to hold down a regular starting spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge and was shipped out on loan to Werde...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 11 12:00 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that it would be a “dream” to play under Zinedine Zidane as the Chelsea star continues to be linked with a move to Real Madrid. The 26-year-old has established himself as one of the finest playmakers in the Premier League since his move to Chelsea from Lille back in 2012....
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 11:30 PM
Eden Hazard has insisted that he would have no problem playing under Jose Mourinho again in the future. Hazard featured under the Portuguese coach at Chelsea and played a key role in the Blues winning both the Premier League and League Cup under Mourinho in the 2014-15 campaign. However, their ti...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 10:00 AM
Martin Keown believes Manchester City’s title rivals have helped Pep Guardiola’s men consolidate their position at the top of the table. The Citizens are eight points clear of their closest challengers Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur after 11 games. Chelsea are a further point adrift of t...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 9:30 AM
Cesc Fabregas enjoyed some downtime with his wife Daniella Semaan after his sparkling display for Chelsea against Manchester United last weekend. The 30-year-old was named as the man of the match as Antonio Conte’s men recorded an important 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge to...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 9:00 AM
Martin Keown has defended Chelsea’s decision to allow Mohamed Salah and Romelu Lukaku to leave Stamford Bridge. Chelsea signed Salah in an £11m deal from Swiss champions Basel in the 2014 January transfer window after seeing off competition from Liverpool in the African star. However, the Egypt i...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 8:45 AM
Gary Neville believes Manchester United missed Michael Carrick’s influence in midfield at Chelsea last weekend. The Red Devils suffered their second Premier League defeat of the season at Stamford Bridge following a 1-0 loss to defending champions Chelsea. The Premier League title holders managed...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 8:15 AM
Marcel Desailly believes N’Golo Kante’s return will be a catalyst to kick-start Chelsea’s season. The France international picked up a knock during October’s international break to rule Kante out of six games in all competitions. Chelsea suffered a surprise 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace without thei...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 7:30 AM
Alvaro Morata has revealed that he wants to stay at Chelsea for a long time after the strong start he has made to his career in west London. The Spanish striker opted to leave Real Madrid to sign for the Blues back in July after he struggled to hold down a regular starting place in … The post A...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 7:15 AM
Paul Merson has told Chelsea that deciding to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United in the summer transfer window was a bad decision. Antonio Conte deemed the Serbian midfielder to be surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge in the summer and approved his sale to the Red Devils. The move came...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 7:00 AM
Alvaro Morata has insisted that he opted to move to Chelsea for the good of his career after Cristiano Ronaldo recently admitted that Real Madrid have been feeling the absence of the striker. The Spanish forward opted to quit The Bernabeu in search of regular first-team football back in July and...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 6:25 AM
Arsenal, Chelsea and Bayern Munich are all in the race to sign Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Don Balon, as quoted by talkSPORT, is reporting that Bayern have recently joined the race for the 24-year-old striker because they are “fearful” of losing th...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 6:10 AM
Alvaro Morata has revealed how working with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has left the summer signing exhausted. The Spanish forward moved to the defending Premier League champions in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata was signed to fill the goal voi...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 5:50 AM
Chelsea are planning to spend big in the January transfer window to tackle three areas of weakness in Antonio Conte’s squad, according to reports. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the defending Premier League champions want to sign a centre-forward to help Michy Batshuayi provide cover for firs...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 5:30 AM
Manchester United are ready to rival Chelsea for Gremio’s promising midfielder Arthur Melo, according to reports. The Daily Mail is reporting that Manchester United are interested in signing the exciting 21-year-old attacking midfielder. The same article that the Red Devils have been following hi...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 4:30 AM
Recovery was the order of the day for Cesc Fabregas as he underwent a sports massage at Chelsea’s Cobham training ground this week. The 30-year-old midfielder earned plenty of praise for his performance for the west London side on Sunday afternoon as he helped Chelsea to secure a 1-0 victory over...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 12:30 AM
Paul Merson believes that Cesc Fabregas’ main weakness is his lack of quality when Chelsea are not in possession of the ball. The 30-year-old was named as the man of the match after his sparkling performance for the west London side as the Blues claimed a vital 1-0 victory over Manchester United...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 10 12:00 AM
Chelsea have made an approach to sign Hamburg forward Jann-Fiete Arp but face competition from other Premier League clubs, according to reports in Germany. German newspaper SportBild, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Blues are keen on signing the 17-year-old forward to bolster their atta...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 6:09 PM
David Luiz looked to be in a playful mood after Chelsea training on Thursday despite his exile from the Blues squad last weekend. The Brazilian defender was left out of the Chelsea squad altogether on Sunday for the 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge amid reports he had been dr...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 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 - Thu Nov 9 10:00 AM
Ray Wilkins has slammed Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic to title rivals Manchester United in the summer. The Serbia international was a key part of Antonio Conte’s team as Chelsea won the Premier League crown with two games to spare last term. Matic won the Premier League title under Jos...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 9:45 AM
Jamie Carragher has warned Antonio Conte that he will have to accept that Chelsea players hold a great deal of power nowadays. The Chelsea manager opted to drop David Luiz for the Blues’ clash against Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon after the Brazilian defender reporte...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 9:15 AM
Thierry Henry says Cesar Azpilicueta is becoming a real attacking force in the Chelsea team. The Spain international has established himself as one of the most versatile defenders in the Premier League since moving to Chelsea from Marseille in 2012. Azpilicueta started his Blues career as a full-...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 8:45 AM
Pat Nevin believes Chelsea will pose a big threat in the title race if Antonio Conte can call upon a fully fit squad. The defending Premier League champions have struggled throughout the 2017-18 season so far with some big-name players missing. Eden Hazard started the season on the sidelines afte...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 8:00 AM
Antonio Conte can’t justify dropping Andreas Christensen from the Chelsea team after his performance against Manchester United, Pat Nevin has claimed. The 21-year-old was named in Chelsea’s starting line-up ahead of David Luiz for the visit of second-placed Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. T...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 7:00 AM
Antonio Conte has decided to restore David Luiz to full training at Chelsea after his exile from the squad in recent days, according to reports in the British media. The Guardian is reporting that Conte has opted to restore Brazilian defender to his set-up at Cobham after leaving him out for Chel...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 6:25 AM
Alvaro Morata has taken to social media to send a heartfelt message to David De Gea to wish the Manchester United goalkeeper a happy 27th birthday, just a day after the striker headed the winner for Chelsea past his Spain team-mate at Stamford Bridge. Morata headed home a brilliant winner for Ant...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 6:10 AM
Pat Nevin has credited N’Golo Kante with making “a huge difference” in Chelsea’s 1-0 win against Manchester United last weekend. The France international picked up an injury problem during the international break in October to rule Kante out of their Premier League games against Crystal Palace, W...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 5:40 AM
Pat Nevin singled out Alvaro Morata for praise after the Chelsea striker produced a stunning performance in Sunday’s 1-0 win against Manchester United. The Spain international has struggled with his form in recent weeks in the Premier League following the summer signing’s return from a hamstring...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 5:30 AM
Juan Mata has urged Manchester United to reflect on their 1-0 loss at Chelsea with perspective. The Red Devils made the long trip to the English capital in search of back-to-back Premier League victories. Manchester United started October with a goalless draw at Liverpool before a 2-1 loss at Hud...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 4:40 AM
Antonio Conte has described Andreas Christensen as the “present and future” of Chelsea after his impressive performance in the Blues’ 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Sunday. The 21-year-old started in defence for the west London club ahead of David Luiz, who Conte had opted to drop for the...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 12:45 AM
Ray Wilkins has attempted to explain why Antonio Conte didn’t shake Jose Mourinho’s hand after Chelsea’s 1-0 win against Manchester United last weekend. The Blues boss was Mourinho’s permanent successor at Stamford Bridge after the Portuguese paid the price for Chelsea’s disappointing start to th...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 9 12:00 AM
Graeme Souness has told Manchester United and Chelsea that Manchester City will slip up at some point in the Premier League title race – and it will be up to them to capitalise. Pep Guardiola’s men have already established themselves as the team to beat in the Premier League title race this seaso...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 9:30 AM
Eden Hazard has taken to social media to poke fun at Manchester United’s man-marking tactics during Chelsea’s 1-0 win over the Red Devils at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. Hazard did not find himself in much space during the Stamford Bridge clash as Manchester United’s defenders kept a clos...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 9:15 AM
Ian Wright admits he is confused why Antonio Conte is starting Chelsea signing Timeoue Bakayoko in an attacking role ahead of Pedro and Willian. The summer signing started alongside Cesc Fabregas and N’Golo Kante in the Chelsea midfield for the visit of Manchester United on Sunday evening. The 23...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 8:45 AM
Paul Merson believes Chelsea summer signing Tiemoue Bakayoko is struggling to adapt to the Premier League. The France international moved to the defending champions in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco in the summer transfer window. Bakayoko’s arrival triggered Nemanja Matic’s departur...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 8:30 AM
Nemanja Matic has helped to bring out the best in Manchester United record signing Paul Pogba, Danny Higginbothm has claimed. The Red Devils pulled off a transfer masterstroke when Jose Mourinho signed Matic in a £40m deal from defending Premier League champions Chelsea in August. Manchester Unit...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 7:15 AM
N’Golo Kante has backed Antonio Conte’s decision to drop David Luiz for Chelsea’s clash with Manchester United on Sunday. The defender was not even named on the bench for the Premier League clash as Conte’s men secured a 1-0 victory over the Red Devils thanks to Alvaro Morata’s second-half header...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 6:45 AM
N’Golo Kante has challenged his Chelsea team-mates to “keep going” in the Premier League title race as they look to try and claw their way back into contention. Kante made his return from injury on Sunday as Chelsea beat Manchester United 1-0 thanks to Alvaro Morata’s second-half header at Stamfo...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 6:35 AM
Mohamed Salah was all smiles as he posed for a picture with Antonio Rudiger after positive weekends for both the Chelsea and Liverpool FC stars. Salah was named as the man of the match as he helped to inspire Liverpool to an impressive 4-1 victory over West Ham United at the Olympic Stadium on Sa...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 6:00 AM
Antonio Conte is adamant Chelsea can still catch runaway leaders Manchester City if the defending champions remain united. The Blues have made a faltering start to the Premier League season to leave the title holders nine points adrift of Pep Guardiola’s unbeaten side. Chelsea lost 3-2 to Burnley...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 5:40 AM
Jamie Carragher believes Antonio Conte will be at Chelsea at the end of the season. The defending Premier League champions were 1-0 winners against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday evening. Chelsea are nine points adrift of current leaders Manchester City after...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 5:20 AM
Gary Neville has credited Antonio Conte with making the right call to start Andreas Christensen and leave David Luiz on the bench for Chelsea’s 1-0 win against Manchester United. The Blues welcomed their title rivals to Stamford Bridge fresh from an embarrassing 3-0 loss to Serie A giants AS Roma...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 5:00 AM
Graeme Souness has warned Antonio Conte that falling out with David Luiz could cause a split in the Chelsea squad. The Brazil international was a surprise omission from Conte’s starting line-up for the visit of Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea had conceded 13 times in six games in al...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 4:40 AM
Antonio Conte has heaped praise on Eden Hazard for his “amazing” performance for Chelsea in their 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Belgian playmaker featured for the full 90 minutes in west London as he helped to inspire Conte’s side to an impressive win over...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 12:30 AM
Chelsea are weighing up a January transfer bid to try and sign Lyon defender Mouctar Diakhaby, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is claiming that the west London club have pencilled the 20-year-old centre-half as a potential January transfer target as Antonio Conte conside...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 8 12:15 AM
Jose Mourinho has revealed that Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera is set to enjoy a well-earned week off during the international break. The Spanish midfielder has been a regular fixture in the first team at Old Trafford this season and he played the full 90 minutes of Manchester United’...