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Sport Review - Wed May 16 11:45 PM
Andreas Christensen is expecting a tight game when Chelsea FC take on Manchester United in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday afternoon. The Denmark international has enjoyed a breakthrough season at Stamford Bridge this term after having returned to the west London club following a two-year...
Sport Review - Wed May 16 10:30 AM
Pat Nevin has claimed that Chelsea FC boss Antonio Conte will go down as a club legend if the Blues win the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon. The west London side finished in fifth place in the Premier League table to miss out on a Champions League spot for the second time in three seasons. … The p...
Sport Review - Wed May 16 10:00 AM
Pat Nevin admits he finds it hard to begrudge Mohamed Salah his success at Liverpool FC despite being a former Chelsea FC star. The Egypt international has scored a sensational 32 goals in 37 games in the Premier League this season following his move to Liverpool FC from Chelsea FC in a £39m deal...
Sport Review - Wed May 16 9:00 AM
Olivier Giroud is adamant that he will always try to score special goals ahead of Chelsea FC’s clash against Manchester United in the FA Cup final at Wembley this weekend. The Blues will take on the Red Devils in the FA Cup showpiece looking to end the season with some silverware despite a diffic...
Sport Review - Wed May 16 8:30 AM
Olivier Giroud has revealed that he wasn’t sure whether he got a positive reception on his Chelsea FC debut back in February. The France international completed a £21m move to Chelsea FC from Arsenal on transfer deadline day in January. Giroud was deemed surplus to requirements at the north Londo...
Sport Review - Wed May 16 7:00 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes that Chelsea FC could sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid as part of a deal to sell Eden Hazard to the Spanish side. Hazard, 27, has long been linked with a move to the Spanish giants and there is bound to be plenty of fresh speculation linking him with a switch to … The p...
Sport Review - Wed May 16 5:50 AM
Chelsea FC are interested in a sensational swoop to secure the services of Mauricio Pochettino as their next manager, according to a report in England. Sky Sports is reporting that Pochettino is a potential target for the 2017 Premier League champions in the summer given Antonio Conte’s uncertain...
Sport Review - Wed May 16 4:50 AM
Chelsea FC are braced strong interest from Real Madrid in signing their goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Spanish side are ready to make a fresh approach to try and sign the Belgian shot-stopper this summer a...
Sport Review - Tue May 15 11:45 PM
Thierry Henry has admitted that he is not expecting to see Antonio Conte remain in charge of Chelsea FC next season. The Italian’s situation at Stamford Bridge has been a source of constant uncertainty this season after Chelsea FC’s failure to defend their Premier League title. The Blues have slu...
Sport Review - Tue May 15 10:28 AM
Gary Neville has described the FA Cup final as “season defining” for both Chelsea FC and Manchester United. The Red Devils were 1-0 winners against Watford in their final Premier League game of the season to finish in second place behind champions Manchester City. However, Manchester United ended...
Sport Review - Tue May 15 8:45 AM
Danny Murphy has hinted that Antonio Conte should adopt Jurgen Klopp’s approach to man management. The Chelsea FC boss is facing an uncertain future at the west London side following a disappointing Premier League campaign. Italian head coach Conte led the Blues to the Premier League title in his...
Sport Review - Tue May 15 8:00 AM
Danny Murphy has suggested that Liverpool FC’s stability under Jurgen Klopp could lure big names to Anfield instead of Chelsea FC. The Reds finished in the Premier League’s top four after Chelsea FC failed to beat Huddersfield Town in their mid-week game before a 3-0 loss to Newcastle on Sunday....
Sport Review - Tue May 15 7:45 AM
Gary Cahill has warned Chelsea FC that they have no time to feel sorry for themselves as they prepare for the FA Cup final clash against Manchester United on Saturday. The Blues slumped to a disappointing 3-0 loss to Newcastle United in their final game of the Premier League season on Sunday afte...
Sport Review - Tue May 15 7:15 AM
Jose Mourinho has admitted that he is concerned about Anthony Martial after the striker missed Manchester United’s final Premier League game of the season due to injury. The French forward suffered the problem in training on Friday and sat out the Red Devils’ 1-0 win over Watford in their season...
Sport Review - Tue May 15 6:35 AM
Thierry Henry has warned Manchester United that Antonio Conte will be desperate to lead Chelsea FC to FA Cup glory over the Red Devils this weekend. The Blues have endured a disappointing second campaign under the Italian manager as they slipped to a fifth-placed finish in the Premier League to m...
Sport Review - Tue May 15 6:10 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes Olivier Giroud has put himself in the frame to start Chelsea FC’s clash against Manchester United in the FA Cup final. The Blues are fifth place in the Premier League table and trail both Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur in the race to secure a Champions League spot. Ant...
Sport Review - Tue May 15 5:50 AM
Olivier Giroud is the type of striker that Chelsea FC boss Antonio Conte likes, according to Thierry Henry. The France international moved to the Blues in a £21m deal from their bitter London rivals Arsenal in the January transfer window. Giroud scored Chelsea FC’s winner in a 1-0 victory over Li...
Sport Review - Tue May 15 5:10 AM
Danny Muprhy is backing Chelsea FC to come back stronger under a new manager next term. The Blues are in fifth place in the Premier League table and two points behind Liverpool FC ahead of their final game of the season. Chelsea FC will make the trip to Newcastle United and hope that Liverpool FC...
Sport Review - Tue May 15 4:50 AM
Gary Neville has warned Manchester United that their season is now resting on beating Chelsea FC in the FA Cup final this weekend. The Reds have been in much more consistent form in the Premier League this season and they secured a second-placed finish behind Manchester City, in what is their bes...
Sport Review - Tue May 15 12:15 AM
Antonio Conte has insisted that he will stay loyal to his contract at Chelsea FC despite the speculation about his future. The Italian manager’s situation at Chelsea FC has been a relentless source of speculation in recent weeks after a disappointing second campaign in charge for him. Chelsea FC...
Sport Review - Mon May 14 11:45 PM
Antonio Conte has warned his Chelsea FC players that they will have to step their game up as they prepare for their FA Cup final showdown with Manchester United this weekend. The Blues ended their Premier League campaign with a disappointing 3-0 defeat at the hands of Newcastle United on Sunday a...
Sport Review - Mon May 14 9:15 AM
Pat Nevin is convinced that Tiemoue Bakayoko will become an integral part of the Chelsea FC team in coming seasons. The France international moved to Chelsea FC in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco in the 2017 summer transfer window. Bakayoko helped AS Monaco to win the Ligue 1 title and re...
Sport Review - Mon May 14 8:30 AM
Antonio Rudiger is fast becoming the darling of Chelsea FC, according to Garth Crooks. The Germany international moved to Chelsea FC in a £34m deal from Serie A giants AS Roma in the 2017 summer transfer window. The Blues signed Rudiger to reinforce their defence following John Terry’s move to Ch...
Sport Review - Mon May 14 7:15 AM
Chelsea FC are worried that Eden Hazard could seek a move away from the club if Antonio Conte stays on as manager, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that fears over Hazard’s future at the club have contributed to Chelsea FC looking to...
Sport Review - Mon May 14 6:35 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko believes that he has become more “rigorous” since his transfer to Chelsea FC from Monaco last summer. The midfielder has endured something of a mixed campaign since signing for the Blues from Monaco last year, and he has struggled to produce consistent performances. Despite that,...
Sport Review - Mon May 14 6:25 AM
Pep Guardiola is backing both Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC to be two of the main contenders to win the Premier League title next season. Guardiola’s Manchester City side ran away with the title this term following their brilliant displays as they also won the League Cup in the Spaniard’s second se...
Sport Review - Mon May 14 5:50 AM
Danny Murphy has suggested that Chelsea FC should turn to Burnley manager Sean Dyche to replace Antonio Conte. The Blues could be looking for a new head coach at the end of the season given the Italian’s difficult second season at Chelsea FC. The west London side are in fifth place in the Premier...
Sport Review - Mon May 14 4:40 AM
Juventus want to re-sign Alvaro Morata this summer after just a year at Chelsea FC, according to reports in the British media. Sky Sports is reporting that the Serie A champions are keen on a move to bring the Spanish striker back to Turin after his mixed debut campaign in the Premier League. Mor...
Sport Review - Mon May 14 12:30 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has warned Manchester United that he and his Chelsea FC team-mates are determined to end the season on a high by winning the FA Cup. The Blues will take on the Red Devils at Wembley next weekend as they look to try and lift a trophy in Antonio Conte’s second campaign in charge …...
Sport Review - Mon May 14 12:15 AM
David Luiz has hinted that he will remain at Chelsea FC for next season after having posed in the Blues’ new home kit. The Brazilian has struggled with both form and fitness issues this season after having been one of the west London side’s top performers in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in char...
Sport Review - Sun May 13 11:30 PM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has admitted that he would be very disappointed if Antonio Conte left Chelsea FC this summer. The Italian manager’s future is set to be a source of speculation in the coming weeks as the end of the season draws nearer. It has been something of a disappointing campaign for the Blu...
Sport Review - Sun May 13 10:53 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Sun May 13 9:00 AM
Martin Keown has admitted that he would rather Chelsea FC finish in fourth place ahead of Liverpool FC. The Blues appeared to have given themselves a lifeline in the hunt for a Champions League spot last weekend. Chelsea FC were 1-0 winners against Liverpool FC in the Premier League thanks to Oli...
Sport Review - Sun May 13 8:58 AM
Jamie Redknapp has poured cold water on talk of Chelsea FC finishing above Liverpool FC this season. The Reds lost 1-0 to the west London side at Stamford Bridge last weekend after Olivier Giroud netted a first-half winner. Liverpool FC are in pole position to finish in the top four ahead of Chel...
Sport Review - Sun May 13 8:00 AM
Martin Keown believes Liverpool FC deserve a fourth-placed finish more than Chelsea FC this season. The Reds are in pole position to finish in the final Champions League spot in the Premier League table. The Merseyside outfit are two points ahead of Chelsea FC ahead of the final day of the Premie...
Sport Review - Sun May 13 7:00 AM
Jose Mourinho has revealed that Manchester United are hopeful that Romelu Lukaku will be fit to feature for Manchester United in their FA Cup final showdown against Chelsea FC next weekend. The Belgian striker has been missing with an ankle injury in recent weeks and has been undergoing his rehab...
Sport Review - Sun May 13 6:15 AM
N’Golo Kante insisted that Chelsea FC have a top team despite a disappointing 2017-18 season. The Blues started the current campaign as defending Premier League champions after winning the top-flight crown in their first season under Italian head coach Antonio Conte. However, the west London side...
Sport Review - Sun May 13 6:00 AM
Shaka Hislop has ruled out Chelsea FC finishing in the top four ahead of Liverpool FC. The Blues are in fifth place in the Premier League table and two points behind Jurgen Klopp’s side ahead of the final day of the season. Chelsea FC secured a lifeline in their bid to secure Champions League foo...
Sport Review - Sun May 13 5:30 AM
Danny Murphy has admitted that Alvaro Morata has been largely disappointing in his first season at Chelsea FC despite flashes of brilliance. The Blues missed out on the signing of Belgium international Romelu Lukaku last summer after their ex-striker opted to reunite with Jose Mourinho at Manches...
Sport Review - Sun May 13 5:10 AM
Danny Murphy has named Chelsea FC star Tiemoue Bakayoko as his biggest disappointment of the Premier League season. The Blues signed the France international in a £40m deal from AS Monaco in the summer transfer window. The defensive midfielder was a key part of AS Monaco’s title-winning season la...
Sport Review - Sun May 13 12:15 AM
Antonio Conte has hinted that he may rotate his Chelsea FC team for their crunch clash with Newcastle United on Sunday. The Blues head into their final Premier League game of the season knowing that they must beat the Magpies to have any hope of snatching a top-four finish this season. The west L...
Sport Review - Sat May 12 9:45 AM
Willian has been selected as one of the main stars promoting Chelsea FC’s new home kit for next season by the west London club. The Brazilian attacker has been in fine form for the west London side this season and he, along with the likes of Eden Hazard, proudly showed off the new strip ahead … ...
Sport Review - Sat May 12 9:00 AM
Michael Owen is backing Newcastle United to secure a positive result against Chelsea FC at St James’ Park on Sunday. The Blues will travel to Newcastle for their final Premier League fixture of the 2017-18 and possibly their last top-flight fixture under Antonio Conte’s management. Chelsea FC are...
Sport Review - Sat May 12 8:30 AM
Ian Wright has urged Liverpool FC to keep their focus despite Chelsea FC’s recent momentum in the top-four race. The Reds are in third place in the Premier League table ahead of their home clash against Brighton and Hove Albion on the final day of the season. Liverpool FC are looking to secure su...
Sport Review - Sat May 12 7:45 AM
Juventus are lining up an ambitious loan move to sign Alvaro Morata from Chelsea FC this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is reporting that the Italian club are keen on a move to bring the 25-year-old striker back to Turin after his mixed first season in the Pr...
Sport Review - Sat May 12 6:45 AM
Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur are among the teams keeping tabs on Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that both the Blues and Spurs are pondering summer moves for the 24-year-old defender as both London clubs look...
Sport Review - Sat May 12 6:25 AM
Teddy Sheringham is backing Manchester United to adopt a “strategic” approach in this month’s FA Cup final clash against Chelsea FC. Both of the Premier League sides have fallen short in all other competitions this season, meaning that the FA Cup is their last remaining hope of ending the campaig...
Sport Review - Sat May 12 6:10 AM
Paul Merson is tipping Chelsea FC to end their Premier League campaign with a defeat at Newcastle United on Sunday afternoon. The Blues are still in the hunt for a top-four spot but their fate is out of their hands after Chelsea FC failed to beat Huddersfield Town mid-week. Antonio Conte’s side m...
Sport Review - Sat May 12 4:40 AM
Eden Hazard looked sharp as he modelled Chelsea FC’s new home kit for next season. The new Nike strip was unveiled this week and it will be worn for the first time during Chelsea FC’s final league game of the season against Newcastle United this weekend. Chelsea FC fans will be hoping that Hazard...
Sport Review - Sat May 12 12:15 AM
Mark Lawrenson is tipping Chelsea FC to end their season on a high note by beating Newcastle United 2-0 at St James’ Park on Sunday afternoon. The Blues suffered a blow to their hopes of finishing in the top four this season when they were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw by Huddersfield Town at …...
Sport Review - Fri May 11 9:06 AM
Chelsea FC are set to recall Charly Musonda from his loan at Celtic due to a lack of opportunities at the SPL champions, according to a report in England. ESPN is reporting that the Blues are disappointed at Musonda’s lack of first-team football following his move to Celtic on an 18-month loan in...
Sport Review - Fri May 11 9:00 AM
Chelsea FC and Manchester United have fallen behind AS Roma in the race to Julian Kluivert, according to a report. Dutch media site VI.nl, as quoted by talkSPORT, is reporting that AS Roma are leading the race to sign the 19-year-old Netherlands international. The same article states that Kluiver...
Sport Review - Fri May 11 8:15 AM
Tony Cascarino has urged Alvaro Morata to start hitting the ball early if the Chelsea FC striker is to be a long-term success in the Premier League. The Blues signed the Spain international in a £60m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid last summer to improve their attacking options ahead of the...
Sport Review - Fri May 11 8:00 AM
Chelsea FC are interested in a potential swap deal with Manchester United that would see Willian and Anthony Martial head in opposite directions, according to a report in England. The Daily Star is reporting that the Blues are one of the clubs interested in out-of-favour Manchester United forward...
Sport Review - Fri May 11 6:00 AM
Manchester United are hoping Nemanja Matic can prove to be an influential figure in convincing Lazio star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to move to Old Trafford, according to a report in England. Metro, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that the Red Devils are keen to sign the Serbia internation...
Sport Review - Fri May 11 12:15 AM
Antonio Conte has hinted that Chelsea FC are getting ready for a busy summer transfer window after a largely disappointing campaign. The Blues suffered a damaging blow to their hopes of snatching a top-four finish this season when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Huddersfield Town at Stamford Brid...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 11:45 PM
Antonio Conte has conceded that Chelsea FC will deserve what they get if they finish in fifth place in the Premier League this season. The Blues suffered a blow to their hopes of securing a top-four finish this season when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge on We...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 10:00 AM
Jose Mourinho has hailed Willian as an outstanding player to fuel speculation about Manchester United making a swoop to sign the Chelsea FC star. The Brazil international move to the west London side during Mourinho’s second spell in charge of Chelsea FC back in the 2013 summer transfer window. W...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 9:30 AM
Manchester United have an advantage in the race to sign Sergej Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio because he wants to play alongside Nemanja Matic, according to reports in the British media. Metro is reporting that the Red Devils are keen on a move to sign the Lazio star this summer as Jose Mourinho loo...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 8:15 AM
Chelsea FC haven’t received an offer from Juventus to sign Alvaro Morata, according to a report in England. Website Goal are reporting that the Serie A champions haven’t submitted a bid for the Spain international despite recent transfer speculation. The same article states that the Blues haven’t...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 7:30 AM
Edinson Cavani has insisted that he has no intention of quitting Paris Saint-Germain following the recent speculation linking him with a move to Chelsea FC this summer. The Uruguay international has been touted as a potential target for the west London side in recent days amid apparent uncertaint...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 7:00 AM
Marcos Alonso has paid tribute to Olivier Giroud following the striker’s strong start to life at Chelsea FC. The forward has been settling into his new surroundings at Stamford Bridge after having signed for the west London club from Arsenal in the January transfer window. Giroud proved the diffe...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 6:10 AM
Cesc Fabregas has spoken of his delight to hit the 50-goal mark in the Premier League despite the Chelsea FC star spending most of his career as a deep-lying midfielder. The Spain international netted Chelsea FC’s winner in a 1-0 victory over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium last weekend to ke...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 5:50 AM
Cesc Fabregas has described Arsene Wenger as the manager who changed English football. The Arsenal boss is set to stand down at the end of the Premier League campaign following 22 seasons in charge of the north London side. The Gunners are on the lookout for a new manager capable of filling Wenge...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 5:30 AM
Cesc Fabregas has heaped pressure on Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur as the Spanish midfielder looks to help the Blues finish in the top four this season. The Blues were 1-0 winners against Jurgen Klopp’s side last weekend to leave them still fighting for a Champions League qualification spot...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 5:00 AM
Cesc Fabregas has challenged Chelsea FC to secure the perfect finish to the 2017-18 season by securing a top-four finish and winning the FA Cup. The Blues are in fifth place in the Premier League table but can still finish in the top four if results go Chelsea FC’s way on the final day of … The...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 4:50 AM
Eden Hazard has hinted that he is prepared to stay at Chelsea FC beyond the summer. The Belgian playmaker is widely regarded as one of European football’s top attacking talents and he has earned lots of praise for his performances for the Blues since his move to the club from Lille back in 2012....
Sport Review - Thu May 10 4:30 AM
Antonio Conte says that he will make a decision about his future at Chelsea FC at the end of the season. The Italian’s situation at Stamford Bridge has been a relentless source of speculation in recent months following a disappointing second half of the campaign for the Blues. Chelsea FC were kno...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 12:30 AM
Antonio Conte has warned Alvaro Morata to ignore the speculation about his future and focus on performing for Chelsea FC. It has been something of a mixed first season for Morata at Chelsea FC following his move to the west London club from Real Madrid last July. The Spanish striker made a strong...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 12:15 AM
Manchester United have been handed a big boost ahead of their FA Cup final showdown with Chelsea FC this month after Alexis Sanchez resumed light training, according to reports in the British media. Metro is reporting that Sanchez is expected to be fit for both Manchester United’s final Premier L...
Sport Review - Thu May 10 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte has leapt to the defence of Tiemoue Bakayoko following his mixed first season at Chelsea FC. The French midfielder signed for the west London club from Monaco last summer but has struggled to produce consistent performances for the Blues. Bakayoko has scored three goals and made thr...