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Sport Review - Mon Dec 18 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 Dec 18 10:00 AM
Chelsea still miss Diego Costa despite Alvaro Morata’s impact at Stamford Bridge, Danny Mills has claimed. The Blues won the Premier League title in the 2016-17 season thanks in part to Costa’s return of 20 goals under Antonio Conte. Chelsea made the decision to sign Morata in a 58m deal from La...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 18 9:45 AM
Thibaut Courtois has heaped praise on Marcos Alonso for his improvement in the Chelsea team since his move to Stamford Bridge in 2016. The Spanish full-back has made the wing-back role his own at Stamford Bridge since his move to the club from Fiorentina. Alonso was one of Chelsea’s most consiste...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 18 8:15 AM
Danny Mills has questioned Antonio Conte’s decision to omit David Luiz from the Chelsea team. The Brazilian defender played a key role in Chelsea’s title success last season in Conte’s first campaign in charge at Stamford Bridge. Luiz forged an impressive partnership alongside Cesar Azpilicueta a...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 18 7:30 AM
Arsenal are set for a transfer battle with London rivals Chelsea in the race to sign Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the Gunners are keen to sign the 20-year-old Jamaica star but are s...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 18 7:15 AM
Chelsea have been given the green light to sign Alex Sandro from Juventus in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is claiming that the Blues are set to complete a deal to land the 26-year-old defender after having been heavily linked with a mov...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 18 7:09 AM
David Luiz posed for a selfie with Michael Essien at Cobham last week as the Chelsea defender continues to recover from a knee injury. The Brazilian has been out of action for the last few weeks after struggling for fitness at the west London side. Indeed, Luiz’s last appearance for Chelsea came...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 18 6:25 AM
Chelsea are ready to offload David Luiz in the January transfer window after a clash with Antonio Conte, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the west London club are ready to cash-in on Luiz for a second time after his falling-out with Conte. The same rep...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 18 5:50 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes Chelsea will be thrilled that the defending champions signed Alvaro Morata ahead of Romelu Lukaku. The Premier League title holders were initially linked with a move to sign former striker Lukaku from Everton in the summer. However, Manchester United managed to beat their...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 18 5:00 AM
Ian Wright has urged Antonio Conte to start Victor Moses ahead of Davide Zappacosta in the Chelsea team. The Nigeria international was a regular in the Chelsea team throughout their title-winning campaign. Moses was previously out of favour at Stamford Bridge but Conte opted to make Moses an auto...
Sport Review - Mon Dec 18 4:30 AM
Nemanja Matic has admitted that Paul Pogba is a key player for Manchester United and that the Red Devils have been sorely missing the midfielder during his suspension. The France international has missed Manchester United’s last three domestic games due to suspension after he was sent off in Manc...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte has remained coy when quizzed about the speculation linking Chelsea with a possible January transfer move to sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk. The 26-year-old’s future looks set to be a fresh source of speculation in the mid-season transfer window after he was heavily linke...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 10:30 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 Dec 17 10:00 AM
Mark Lawrenson believes Antonio Conte is having a dig at Roman Abramovich when the Chelsea manager ruled his team out of the Premier League title race. The defending champions have endured a mixed start to the 2017-18 Premier League season to fall well off the pace in the title race. Chelsea lost...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 9:15 AM
Steven Gerrard believes Chelsea will back Antonio Conte in the January transfer window. The Blues were 3-1 winners against promoted side Huddersfield Town at John Smith’s Stadium on Tuesday night. Goals from Tiemoue Bakayoko, Willian and Pedro Rodriguez secured three points before Huddersfield’s...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 8:15 AM
Ian Wright believes Tiemoue Bakayoko still has a lot to prove at Chelsea following his big-money summer move. The defending Premier League champions signed Bakayoko in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 holders AS Monaco in the summer transfer window. Bakayoko started the current campaign with a knee probl...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 7:30 AM
Eden Hazard has been making sure that he will be looking sharp when Chelsea take on Bournemouth in the League Cup quarter-final next week. The Belgian playmaker has been in top form for the west London side in recent weeks and has been earning plenty of praise for his performances. Hazard seems t...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 6:35 AM
Alvaro Morata looked to be in high spirits as he posed for a picture with his wife Alice Campello after the news that the couple are expecting their first child. The pair have been getting used to life in London after Morata signed for Chelsea from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. The s...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 6:00 AM
Danny Mills believes Diego Costa was equally as important to Chelsea as Didier Drogba. The Blues made the decision to allow Costa to return to Atletico Madrid on loan with view to a permanent deal at the end of the season. Chelsea signed Alvaro Morata in a £58m deal from Real Madrid in the summer...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 5:45 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted his frustration after Marcos Alonso’s late booking during the win over Southampton on Saturday ruled him out of Chelsea’s League Cup clash next week. The Spanish full-back scored the only goal of the game for Chelsea on the stroke of half-time with a quality free-kick f...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 5:20 AM
Mark Lawrenson has warned Chelsea that Eden Hazard is good enough to play for Barcelona or Real Madrid. The defending Premier League champions have endured a mixed 2017-18 season so far following their title success last term. Chelsea went eight games unbeaten throughout October and November to p...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 5:10 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes Cesc Fabregas is starting to get a real understanding of Alvaro Morata’s movements. Chelsea signed the 24-year-old striker in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata has scored nine goals in the Premier League this term to make an...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 4:50 AM
Nemanja Matic is tipping Scott McTominay to develop into a huge player for Manchester United in the seasons to come. The 21-year-old midfielder has been in good form for the Red Devils this season whenever called upon by Jose Mourinho. He has made six appearances in all competitions this season f...
Sport Review - Sun Dec 17 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte has compared Alvaro Morata to Chelsea legend Didier Drogba – although he admits that the pair are very different players. Morata has been settling in well to life at Stamford Bridge following his move to the west London side from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. The Spanis...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 16 11:30 PM
Chelsea are lining up a move to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco – and could offer Michy Batshuayi as part of the deal, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the west London side are keen in landing the 22-year-old attacker, who was heavily linked with both Ars...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 16 6:09 PM
Alvaro Morata was all smiles as he posed for a picture with match-winner Marcos Alonso after Chelsea’s 1-0 victory over Southampton on Saturday. Alonso ended up scoring the only goal of the game on the stroke of half-time at Stamford Bridge when his low free-kick crept in. Morata started the game...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 16 4:53 PM
Pat Nevin heaped praise on Cesc Fabregas for making an “instant impact” when he came off the bench in Chelsea’s 1-0 victory over Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday. The Spanish midfielder started the game on the bench for Antonio Conte’s men but came on in the 68th minute at Stamford B...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 16 10:30 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 Dec 16 10:00 AM
Sam Allardyce has insisted that he is unaware of Chelsea’s reported interest in Everton midfielder Ross Barkley. The Toffees were linked with a move to sign the England international in the summer transfer window but a deal failed to materialise. Barkley even travelled to Chelsea’s training centr...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 16 9:15 AM
Antonio Conte has challenged Liverpool FC and Manchester United to help Chelsea catch Manchester City in the title race. Manchester City are sitting 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League table following their 15th successive win in a 4-0 victory at Swansea City on Wednesday night. The...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 16 7:15 AM
Chelsea are keen on making at least three signings in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that Antonio Conte wants to try and significantly bolster his squad in the mid-season transfer window as the Blues look to get themselves back...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 16 7:00 AM
Manchester United have made enquiries about the possibility of signing Willian from Chelsea in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Red Devils are interested in trying to bring the Brazilian attacker to Old Trafford, but the...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 16 6:31 AM
Antonio Conte has warned his Chelsea team to be prepared for a difficult Premier League clash against Southampton on Saturday afternoon. The Blues made a return to winning ways in the Premier League mid-week thanks to a resounding 3-1 victory over promoted side Huddersfield Town at John Smith’s S...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 16 5:40 AM
Phil Neville has admitted that he finds it difficult to envisage Chelsea and Manchester United overhauling Manchester City in the title race. The Red Devils lost 2-1 to the Premier League leaders at Old Trafford last weekend to leave Jose Mourinho’s men 11 points adrift of their bitter city rival...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 16 5:10 AM
Alan Smith believes Chelsea could use Michy Batshuayi as a “bargaining tool” to help secure signings in the January transfer window. The Belgium international has found his first-team opportunities limited once again this season despite scoring some vital goals in 2016-17. The promising striker n...
Sport Review - Sat Dec 16 4:40 AM
Marcel Desailly believes that Chelsea will easily be able to replace Eden Hazard should the Belgian leave the west London club in the near future. The 26-year-old is widely regarded as one of European football’s top attacking talents and he has been in top form for the west London side so far thi...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 11:45 PM
Mark Lawrenson is expecting to see Chelsea claim a 2-0 win over Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday in front of their home fans. Antonio Conte’s men returned to winning ways in the top flight on Tuesday night when they claimed a 3-1 victory over Huddersfield Town. That result followed t...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 10:30 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 Dec 15 10:00 AM
Willian has played down the chances of him leaving Chelsea in the January transfer window. The Brazilian attacker has been in fine form for the Blues whenever called upon this season, but he has struggled to hold down a regular spot in the starting line-up. Willian has scored two goals and made t...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 9:00 AM
Ian Wright has admitted that he still doesn’t know what is Tiemoue Bakayoko’s best position in the Chelsea team. The France midfielder moved to the defending Premier League champions in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco in the summer transfer window. Bakayoko’s arrival prompted Nemanja Mati...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 8:30 AM
Paul Merson believes Chelsea are capable of finding a way past Barcelona in the Champions League last 16. The defending Premier League champions paid the price for finishing in second place in their Champions League group behind Italian giants AS Roma after being drawn against the La Liga leaders...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 7:45 AM
Pedro Rodriguez has admitted that he is loving linking up with Eden Hazard in Chelsea’s attack this season. The 30-year-old Spaniard scored one of Chelsea’s three goals to fire Antonio Conte’s men to a 3-1 win over Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on Tuesday night. Pedro was deployed in a...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 7:15 AM
Alvaro Morata has revealed that Cesar Azpilicueta has been one of the factors behind helping him settle into life at Chelsea so quickly. The Spanish striker has been getting used to life in London after signing for the west London side from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata has ma...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 6:45 AM
Steven Gerrard is confident that Chelsea can haul themselves back into the title race in the coming weeks and challenge leaders Manchester City. The Blues bounced back to winning ways on Tuesday night when they sealed a 3-1 victory over Huddersfield Town in the top flight. That win came after the...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 6:25 AM
N’Golo Kante believes that Tiemoue Bakayoko is now settled into life at Chelsea and is backing the midfielder to step his game up in the coming weeks. The France international has been getting used to life at the west London club after signing for the Blues in the summer transfer window from Mona...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 5:50 AM
Paul Merson is backing Chelsea to ease to a straightforward win against Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon. The defending Premier League champions were 3-1 winners against promoted side Huddersfield Town at John Smith’s Stadium on Tuesday night. The title holders managed to boun...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 5:20 AM
Michael Owen is backing Eden Hazard to get on the score sheet in Chelsea’s home clash against Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. The Belgium international has been in fine form in the Premier League over the past few months following his return from a broken ankle. Hazard has sco...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 4:50 AM
Chelsea want to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco in the January transfer window and could use Michy Batshuayi as part of the deal, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the west London side are keen on landing the 22-year-old Monaco forward, who was heavily...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 4:30 AM
Thibaut Courtois has warned his Chelsea team-mates that they can ill afford to underestimate the threat posed by Southampton in Saturday’s Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. The Blues head into the game having returned to winning ways in the top flight with a 3-1 victory over Huddersfield T...
Sport Review - Fri Dec 15 12:39 AM
N’Golo Kante has told his Chelsea team-mates that they will have to step their own games up to help get the best out of Tiemoue Bakayoko. It has been something of a slow start to the season for Bakayoko since his move to Stamford Bridge from Monaco in the summer transfer window. The France intern...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 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 Dec 14 10:00 AM
Steven Gerrard believes Eden Hazard is more dangerous when Pedro Rodriguez and Willian are in the Chelsea team. Blues manager Antonio Conte started Pedro and Willian at Huddersfield Town after the duo were on the bench for Chelsea’s 1-0 loss to West Ham United in the derby at the London Stadium....
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 9:30 AM
Willian has insisted that Chelsea will not give up hope of winning the Premier League title this season despite the large gap to Manchester City. The Blues are facing a serious uphill struggle in trying to get themselves back into the title race as Pep Guardiola’s Premier League leaders continue...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 9:15 AM
Didier Drogba has revealed that Mohamed Salah used to confide in the Chelsea legend about his goal-scoring woes before his incredible transformation at Liverpool FC. The Egypt international followed in the footsteps of Drogba by winning the African footballer of the year award earlier this week a...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 9:14 AM
Chelsea are ahead of Manchester United in the race to sign Juventus defender Alex Sandro, according to reports in England. The Sun is reporting that the defending Premier League champions remain in pole position to sign the 26-year-old South American despite Manchester United entering the race to...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 8:15 AM
Antonio Conte has refused to shed light on whether Chelsea will make any signings in the January transfer window. The Chelsea boss led the west London side to Premier League title glory last season after finishing seven points clear of their closest challengers Tottenham Hotspur. Conte signed six...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 7:45 AM
Antonio Conte has expressed his delight at Tiemoue Bakayoko’s performance for Chelsea in their 3-1 win over Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night. The French midfielder has been the subject of some criticism in recent weeks since his move to Stamford Bridge from Monaco in the summer transfer window....
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 7:15 AM
Steven Gerrard has claimed that Chelsea look like a “different team” when Pedro Rodriguez and Willian are playing. The pair both started for the Blues on Tuesday night and they both found the net as they helped to inspire Antonio Conte’s men to a 3-1 victory at Huddersfield Town in the Premier Le...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 6:45 AM
Frank Lampard has taken to social media to insist that Chelsea’s players should be relishing their Champions League showdown with Barcelona next year. The Blues were pitted against the Spanish giants in the last 16 of Europe’s elite club competition after the draw was made in Nyon on Monday morni...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 6:25 AM
Steven Gerrard has admitted that he was very impressed by Chelsea’s performance in their 3-1 win over Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on Tuesday night. The Blues headed into the game looking to get back to winning ways after the disappointment of their 1-0 loss to West Ham United at the O...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 6:10 AM
Antonio Conte insists he does trust Chelsea summer signing Tiemoue Bakayoko despite the midfielder’s underwhelming start to his Stamford Bridge career. The France international moved to the defending Premier League champions in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 title holders AS Monaco in the summer transf...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 5:50 AM
Steven Gerrard admits he wouldn’t be surprised if Antonio Conte quit Chelsea. The Blues manager has endured a testing 2017-18 season so far following unforeseen losses to Burnley, Crystal Palace and West Ham United to lose significant ground on their title rivals Manchester City. Defending champi...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 5:30 AM
Joe Cole believes Chelsea manager Antonio Conte should wait until 1 January before thinking about potential signings to improve his squad. The Blues were 3-1 winners against Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on Tuesday night thanks to goals from Tiemoue Bakayoko, Willian and Pedro Rodriguez...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 5:10 AM
Joe Cole admits he isn’t surprised that Pedro Rodriguez is such a clinical goal-scorer for Chelsea. The Spain international scored Chelsea’s third goal in a 3-1 win at promoted side Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night. Pedro pounced upon the loose ball in the area before he curled a delicious fini...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 4:50 AM
Joe Cole has urged Antonio Conte to build his Chelsea team around Eden Hazard because of his “special” ability. The Belgian forward has been earning rave reviews for his recent performances for the west London side, with the attacker having missed the first few games of the season with a serious...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 4:30 AM
Joe Cole has heaped praise on Eden Hazard for his sparkling recent form for Chelsea. The Belgian playmaker played 69 minutes of Chelsea’s 3-1 victory at Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night as he helped the Blues to return to winning ways in the Premier League following their defeat by West Ham las...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 12:30 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that Chelsea are struggling to cope with the hectic run of fixtures after their return to the Champions League this season. Chelsea won the Premier League title in style last term in what was Antonio Conte’s first season in charge at the west London side. However, Chelsea...
Sport Review - Thu Dec 14 12:00 AM
Willian has insisted that he is determined to prove his worth to manager Antonio Conte as he bids to hold down a regular place in the Chelsea first team. The Brazilian playmaker has been in and out of the Blues team this season despite being widely regarded as one of the Blues’ top attacking tale...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 11:30 PM
Eden Hazard has admitted that Chelsea suffered from a “bad game” at West Ham last weekend as the Blues look to get themselves back into the title race. Antonio Conte’s men slumped to a 1-0 defeat by the Hammers at the London Stadium last weekend as they suffered a blow to their Premier League tit...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 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 - Wed Dec 13 9:30 AM
Antonio Conte has told his Chelsea team that they must perform to their very best if they want to beat Barcelona in the Champions League. The west London side will take on the Spanish giants over two legs next year as the two sides battle it our for a place in the quarter-finals of Europe’s … T...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 8:45 AM
Guillem Balague has hinted Thibaut Courtois could leave Chelsea in the summer but believes his future at Stamford Bridge will depend upon transfers involving other top goalkeepers in Europe. The Belgium international has established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League ove...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 7:15 AM
Owen Hargreaves is confident that Chelsea have what it takes to cause an upset and beat Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League. The Blues were pitted against the La Liga giants in Monday’s draw after they were made to pay for finishing second in their group. Chelsea and Barcelona have m...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 6:15 AM
Ray Wilkins has claimed that Michy Batshuayi and Tiemoue Bakayoko don’t have sufficient quality to thrive in the Chelsea team. The Belgium international is providing cover for summer signing Alvaro Morata as Antonio Conte continues to use the 24-year-old striker sparingly. Batshuayi has scored so...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 5:55 AM
Joe Cole believes Tiemoue Bakayoko deserves to be credited with Chelsea’s opening goal in a 3-1 win at Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night. The defending Premier League champions made the breakthrough midway through the first half after capitalising on a mistake in the Huddersfield defence. Chelse...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 5:40 AM
Antonio Conte insists Chelsea have to be realistic about potential signings in the January transfer window. The Blues suffered a surprise 1-0 loss to Premier League strugglers West Ham United at the London Stadium last weekend to prompt Conte to call time on Chelsea’s title challenge. The defendi...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 5:20 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes Eden Hazard will be desperate to prove his talent when Chelsea take on Barcelona in the Champions League last 16 in February. The Belgium international has established himself as one of the best players in the Premier League over the past few seasons. Hazard scored 30 goal...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 4:50 AM
Antonio Conte has told Eden Hazard that the Belgian playmaker will have to be one of Chelsea’s key players if the Blues are to beat Barcelona in the Champions League. Conte’s side were pitted against the Spanish giants in Monday’s last 16 draw after the Blues finished as runners-up to AS Roma in...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 4:30 AM
Jermaine Jenas believes that Antonio Conte is the man to mastermind Chelsea’s progress past Barcelona and into the Champions League quarter-finals. The Blues were pitted against the Spanish giants in Monday’s draw after they finished as runners-up in their group behind AS Roma. Chelsea and Barcel...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 12:40 AM
Didier Drogba has congratulated his former Chelsea team-mate Mohamed Salah on being named the African footballer of the year. The 25-year-old has made a scintillating start to the Premier League campaign following his £39m move to Liverpool FC from AS Roma in July. Salah’s move to Anfield was gre...
Sport Review - Wed Dec 13 12:30 AM
Jermaine Jenas is confident that Chelsea can beat Barcelona and reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League next year. The west London side were made to pay for finishing second in their group as they were pitted against the Spanish champions in Monday’s draw in Nyon. The Blues have plenty o...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 10:10 PM
Robbie Savage hailed Pedro’s classy goal in Chelsea’s 3-1 win at Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night. The former Barcelona winger started on the bench at the London Stadium in the Premier League last weekend. Antonio Conte turned to Pedro in the second half following Marko Arnautovic’s sixth-minut...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 9:59 PM
Joe Cole hailed Willian’s impact in Chelsea’s 3-1 win at Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night following their derby disappointment at the weekend. The Brazilian started the Premier League clash at the London Stadium on the bench before he came on as a second-half substitute. Willian was unable to o...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 9:50 PM
Steven Gerrard picked out Tiemoue Bakayoko for special praise after the midfielder’s performance in Chelsea’s 3-1 win at Huddersfield Town on Wednesday night. Bakayoko managed to break past the Huddersfield defence to latch onto Willian’s through pass before he lifted his finish above Terriers go...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 9:15 AM
Owen Hargreaves believes Chelsea supporters should feel confident about their Champions League prospects despite drawing Barcelona in the last-16 draw. The defending Premier League champions paid the price for finishing in second place in their group after Antonio Conte’s side were pitted against...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 8:30 AM
Owen Hargreaves admits he feels sorry for Chelsea supporters but is backing Antonio Conte to find a way to beat Barcelona in the Champions League last 16. The Blues finished in second place in their Champions League group after recording three victories in six group-stage games to end up behind S...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 7:30 AM
Jose Fonte has heaped praise on Alvaro Morata for proving his critics wrong since his transfer to Chelsea from Real Madrid in the summer. The Spanish striker signed for the west London side from Real Madrid in July after the Blues had been heavily linked with a move to land Romelu Lukaku from Eve...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 6:45 AM
Joe Cole is convinced that Chelsea still have what it takes to challenge for the Premier League title under Antonio Conte this season. The Blues have been in mixed form this term under Antonio Conte and they slipped to their fourth Premier League defeat of the season with a 1-0 loss to West Ham o...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 6:25 AM
Joe Cole has admitted that he has been hugely impressed by Chelsea’s form under Antonio Conte since the Italian took over at Stamford Bridge. The Blues were by far and away the top performing team in the Premier League last season as they won the title in style in Conte’s first campaign in charge...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 6:00 AM
Jermaine Jenas has highlighted Chelsea’s defensive unit as one of the big plus points with Antonio Conte’s team after being pitted against Barcelona in the Champions League last-16 draw. The defending Premier League champions have endured a tough start to the season following losses to Burnley, C...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 5:00 AM
Michael Owen is backing Chelsea to win to nil against promoted outfit Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night. The defending Premier League champions will be looking to return to winning ways mid-week following a surprise 1-0 loss to strugglers West Ham United at the London Stadium. Title holders Chel...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 4:50 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that his Chelsea side will have to rethink their targets for the season in the Premier League after their 1-0 loss to West Ham on Saturday. The Blues slumped to a surprise defeat by David Moyes’ side at the London Stadium as their impressive run of results came to an en...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 4:30 AM
Chelsea want to sign Aleksandr Golovin from CSKA Moscow in a January transfer swoop worth around £15m, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the Blues are keen to tie up a deal to land the 21-year-old Russian in the new year as they look to bolster their squad in …...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 12:15 AM
Joe Cole believes that Cesar Azpilicueta is not as highly rated as he should be following his sparkling form for Chelsea in recent seasons. The Spanish full-back has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s most consistent players in recent seasons and he has been flourishing under Anto...
Sport Review - Tue Dec 12 12:03 AM
Cesar Azpilicueta has revealed his delight at the way in which Alvaro Morata has adapted to life at Chelsea this season. The Spanish striker signed for the Blues from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window and has been a regular fixture in the starting line-up at Stamford Bridge. Morata has sh...