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Sport Review - Sun Oct 22 11:45 PM
Pedro Rodriguez has insisted that the team spirit at Chelsea is good this season despite their recent dip in form. The Blues returned to winning ways in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon when they came from behind to secure a thrilling 4-2 victory over Watford at Stamford Bridge. Pedro ope...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 22 10:45 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 22 7:45 AM
Eden Hazard is the best technical player in the Premier League when he’s on top form, according to Jamie Redknapp. The Belgian playmaker has earned a reputation as one of the world’s top attacking players since his move to Chelsea from Lille back in the summer of 2012. He has won two Premier Leag...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 22 6:45 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes that Chelsea are not going to see the best of Tiemoue Bakayoko until next season. The midfielder has been getting to grips with life at Chelsea since joining the west London side from Monaco in the summer transfer window. The 23-year-old was brought in by Antonio Conte aft...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 22 6:25 AM
Antonio Conte has issued his backing for Michy Batshuayi following his impressive impact off the bench in Chelsea’s 4-2 victory over Watford in the Premier League on Saturday. The Belgian striker has struggled to hold down a regular spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge since his move to the...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 22 4:50 AM
Michy Batshuayi must now start delivering for Chelsea from the start of games and not just as a substitute, according to Jamie Redknapp. The Belgian striker produced a brilliant cameo display for the Blues as he came off the bench to score twice and help inspire Chelsea to a comeback victory over...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 22 4:40 AM
Danny Drinkwater was pictured in training at Stamford Bridge as he continues to work on his fitness levels with Chelsea. The midfielder is yet to make his first appearance for Chelsea since signing for the Blues from Leicester City in the summer transfer window. Drinkwater has been sidelined with...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 22 4:30 AM
Antonio Conte praised the “amazing” impact of Davide Zappacosta, Willian and Michy Batshuayi after the three substitutes helped to inspire Chelsea to a thrilling 4-2 comeback victory over Watford on Saturday afternoon. The Blues found themselves 2-1 down to the Hornets in the second half at Stamf...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 22 12:30 AM
Tiemoue Bakyoko has insisted that he has no interest in trying to emulate Nemanja Matic at Chelsea after the Serbian midfielder joined Manchester United in the summer. Antonio Conte raised some eyebrows with his decision to let Matic leave Chelsea and sign for Manchester United in the summer afte...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 22 12:06 AM
Paul Scholes reckons that Jose Mourinho may have already got under Antonio Conte’s skin this season as Chelsea and Manchester United try to win the Premier League title. There appears to be no love lost between Conte and Mourinho, with the Italian manager selected as the coach to take over from t...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 11:50 PM
Jamie Redknapp has admitted that he has has had to reassess his thoughts about Alvaro Morata following his strong start to life at Chelsea. The 24-year-old striker was brought to Stamford Bridge from Real Madrid back in July as Antonio Conte moved quickly to bolster his attacking options ahead of...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 8:40 PM
Diego Costa took to social media to praise Michy Batshuayi after the striker inspired Chelsea to a thrilling 4-2 victory over Watford in the Premier League on Saturday. The Belgian striker came off the bench to score twice and help Antonio Conte’s men come from behind to land an important Premier...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 3:43 PM
Michy Batshuayi has admitted that he is not enjoying being on the bench for Chelsea but said that he proved a point as he scored two goals in the Blues’ 4-2 victory over Watford on Saturday afternoon. The Belgian striker has struggled to hold down a regular spot in the first team at Stamford Brid...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 3:24 PM
Pedro Rodriguez has taken to social media to hail Chelsea’s “awesome” efforts after the Blues came from behind to secure a thrilling 4-2 victory over Watford in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. Pedro opened the scoring in the first half with a stunning strike but the Blues were soon pegg...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 3:16 PM
Gary Lineker took to social media to reflect on Chelsea’s thrilling 4-2 victory over Watford in the Premier League on Saturday lunchtime. The champions finally bounced back to winning ways at Stamford Bridge after having lost their last two games heading into the clash. Chelsea took the lead thro...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 10:00 AM
Antonio Conte will have left Chelsea by Christmas, according to Perry Groves. It has been something of a difficult start to the season for the west London club under the Italian manager, with Chelsea having lost their last two games in the Premier League to leave them nine points behind leaders M...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 9:15 AM
Phil Neville doesn’t believe Antonio Conte will last much longer at Chelsea. The Blues boss has endured a tough start to the 2017-18 Premier League season following a return of three victories in their opening eight games. Chelsea have lost their last two Premier League games following a 1-0 loss...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 8:45 AM
Mark Lawrenson has questioned why Chelsea boss Antonio Conte opted to sell important squad players in the summer transfer window. The defending champions have made a difficult start to the Premier League season following a return of three victories in their opening eight games. Chelsea finished a...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 7:45 AM
Cesc Fabregas has insisted that he is thrilled with life at Chelsea and says he is “too happy” to want to change clubs. The Spanish midfielder has been getting used to life at Stamford Bridge since his transfer to the club from Barcelona in the summer of 2014. Fabregas has helped Chelsea to win t...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 7:15 AM
Gary Neville believes that Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool could already be out of the Premier League title race this season. Chelsea have been in stuttering form in recent weeks, with the Blues having lost their last two games in the top flight to leave them nine points behind leaders Manchester...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 5:50 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Chelsea to beat Watford in a comfortable 2-0 win despite the defending champions’ poor form in recent weeks. The title holders lost 1-0 to Manchester City in their final game before the international break to leave Chelsea six points off the pace. Antonio Conte’s men suf...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 4:50 AM
Cesc Fabregas has admitted that he gained a new-found respect for Jose Mourinho after working with the Portuguese coach at Chelsea. Fabregas had come up against Mourinho’s teams in the past during his time at Arsenal and Barcelona. The Spanish midfielder admits that he considered Mourinho to be a...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 4:40 AM
Antonio Conte has hinted that he is hoping to have N’Golo Kante back available for selection for Chelsea’s crunch Premier League clash with Manchester United on 5 November. The midfielder is currently sidelined with a muscular injury picked up while on international duty with France earlier this...
Sport Review - Sat Oct 21 12:30 AM
Michael Owen is backing Chelsea to return to winning ways in the Premier League by beating Watford on Saturday lunchtime at Stamford Bridge. It has been a difficult few weeks for Antonio Conte’s men, with the Blues having lost their last two games in the top flight to leave them nine points behin...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 11:30 PM
Paul Merson is tipping Chelsea to get back to winning ways in the Premier League by beating Watford 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon. The Blues have struggled to find consistent form in the top flight in recent weeks and the west London side slumped to a disappointing 2-1 loss to Crys...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 10:15 AM
Martin Keown has claimed summer signing Tiemoue Bakayoko has looked like a passenger in the Chelsea team over the past couple of weeks. Chelsea signed Bakayoko in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco in the summer transfer window to bolster their midfield options. Bakayoko’s arrival promp...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 10:00 AM
Pedro Rodriguez has revealed that Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata are the Chelsea players who spend the longest time in front of the mirror at the training ground. Morata has been getting to grips with life at Stamford Bridge since signing for the west London side from Real Madrid in the summer t...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 9:30 AM
Pedro Rodriguez has revealed that Alvaro Morata is “shy but funny” following the striker’s transfer to Chelsea in the summer. Morata is currently getting to grips with life at Stamford Bridge after he left Real Madrid to sign for the Blues back in July. Pedro already knows the striker well, havin...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 9:00 AM
Glenn Hoddle has warned Antonio Conte that he needs to get rid of the chinks in Chelsea’s system. The defending Premier League champions squandered a 2-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Serie A giants AS Roma at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night thanks to Eden Hazard’s equaliser. Chelsea have failed to wi...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 7:45 AM
Peter Schmeichel believes that Chelsea and Manchester United have the edge over Manchester City in the race for the Premier League title this season because of their proven goalkeepers. Manchester City are currently leading the way in the race for the Premier League title, with Pep Guardiola’s me...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 7:30 AM
Chris Sutton has warned Antonio Conte that Chelsea will need to spend big in the January transfer window to rescue their season. The west London side have suffered something of a significant dip in form in recent weeks in what has been a mixed start to the new campaign for the Blues. Chelsea have...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 7:15 AM
Paul Scholes has admitted that he’s been impressed by Nemanja Matic’s strong start to life at Manchester United this season. Matic signed for the Red Devils in the summer transfer window after he was allowed to leave Chelsea by Blues boss Antonio Conte. The 29-year-old has slotted seamlessly into...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 7:00 AM
Glenn Hoddle has admitted that he still cannot believe that Chelsea agreed to let Nemanja Matic leave the club to sign for Manchester United in the summer. Antonio Conte deemed Matic to be surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge in the summer transfer window as he allowed him to sign for Jose...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 6:45 AM
Nemanja Matic has admitted that it’s not always easy working with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United because the manager is so demanding. The Serbian midfielder is currently enjoying his second spell of working with the Portuguese coach after the pair combined at Chelsea in recent seasons. Mourin...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 6:35 AM
Glenn Hoddle has warned Tiemoue Bakayoko that he must “do more” at Chelsea following his transfer to the club from Monaco in the summer. The French midfielder arrived at Stamford Bridge in the summer after Antonio Conte deemed Nemanja Matic to be surplus to requirements at the club and allowed hi...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 6:25 AM
Antonio Conte has told Jose Mourinho to mind his own business after the Manchester United boss’s recent thinly-veiled dig at the Chelsea manager. The Red Devils manager appeared to aim fire at Conte after his side’s 1-0 win over Benfica by saying he wouldn’t “cry” about injuries like some other m...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 6:10 AM
Martin Keown highlighted Victor Moses’ absence as a big blow to Chelsea in Wednesday night’s 3-3 draw with AS Roma. The Nigeria international was something of a surprise package in the Premier League last term as Antonio Conte found a vital role for Moses in his 3-4-3 formation. Indeed, Moses was...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 5:30 AM
Martin Keown admits Chelsea have looked lost in their recent games against Manchester City and Roma. The defending Premier League champions have lost back-to-back top-flight victories before Chelsea were forced to settle for a 3-3 draw with Serie A giants in the Champions League. Chelsea struggle...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 4:50 AM
Pedro Rodriguez has revealed that Cesc Fabregas is always the first Chelsea player to show up for training at Cobham – follow closely by Alvaro Morata. Fabregas has developed into a key player for Chelsea since his arrival at the club from Barcelona in the summer of 2014. The 30-year-old midfield...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 4:30 AM
Eden Hazard has insisted that he didn’t question Antonio Conte’s decision to substitute him during Chelsea’s 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Hazard scored twice for the Blues at Stamford Bridge and netted Chelsea’s all-important equaliser in the second half as they...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 12:30 AM
Steven Gerrard has admitted that he wishes Manchester United didn’t sign Nemanja Matic from Chelsea in the summer transfer window. The Serbian midfielder has been getting used to life at Old Trafford since signing for the Red Devils after he was deemed to be surplus to requirements at Chelsea and...
Sport Review - Fri Oct 20 12:15 AM
Frank Lampard has warned Chelsea that they will have to step their game up if they want to challenge for the Champions League title this season after their 3-3 draw with Roma. The Blues had led 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night but they were pegged back in a thrilling game in west London...
Sport Review - Thu Oct 19 11:45 PM
Eden Hazard has challenged his Chelsea team-mates to win the Champions League this season. The west London side had to come from behind to secure a thrilling 3-3 draw with Roma at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night as Hazard scored twice for Antonio Conte’s men. The result left Chelsea top of the...
Sport Review - Thu Oct 19 11:30 PM
Steven Gerrard has admitted that Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic is one of the best players he has ever faced. The Serbian midfielder has slotted straight into first-team affairs at Old Trafford since joining the club from Chelsea in the summer transfer window. Many were surprised that...
Sport Review - Thu Oct 19 10:00 AM
Eden Hazard must step his game up and rediscover the form which led to him winning the PFA player of the year award with Chelsea two seasons ago, according to Lothar Matthaus. The 26-year-old playmaker has been gradually working his way back to full fitness for the west London side after having s...
Sport Review - Thu Oct 19 8:45 AM
Jamie Redknapp has ruled out Chelsea retaining the Premier League title this season. The defending champions suffered a surprise 2-1 loss to Premier League’s basement club Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon. Summer signing Tiemoue Bakayoko cancelled out Cesar Azpilicueta’s own...
Sport Review - Thu Oct 19 7:45 AM
Davide Zappacosta has admitted that he is enjoying life in “beautiful” London but revealed that his girlfriend won’t be joining him in the capital until next month. The Italian defender secured a late transfer to Stamford Bridge from Serie A side Torino on deadline day back in August and he has b...
Sport Review - Thu Oct 19 6:25 AM
Frank Lampard has revealed that he has always been a keen admirer of Alvaro Morata, even before he signed for Chelsea. The Spanish striker has made a strong start to life at Stamford Bridge since signing for the Blues from Real Madrid in the summer. Morata has scored six goals and made two assist...
Sport Review - Thu Oct 19 5:30 AM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that Chelsea attempted to sign Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan in the past. The defending Premier League champions were linked with a move to sign the Belgium international in the 2016 summer transfer window following Conte’s appointment as their manager. Defending ch...
Sport Review - Thu Oct 19 4:40 AM
Ian Wright has warned Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho that they will have to step their game up if they want to win the Premier League title this season. The Red Devils were held to a goalless draw by Liverpool in the Premier League last weekend as they produced a defensive display at Anfiel...
Sport Review - Thu Oct 19 12:15 AM
Frank Lampard believes that Chelsea could be left scrapping for a top-four finish in the Premier League this season and instead focus on Champions League affairs. The Blues have been in stuttering form in recent weeks in the Premier League and they suffered a shock 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace at S...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 11:45 PM
Frank Lampard has revealed that he has been hugely impressed by the strong start Alvaro Morata has made to life at Chelsea since his transfer to the club in the summer. The 24-year-old was brought to Stamford Bridge from Real Madrid by Antonio Conte after the Blues deemed Diego Costa to be surplu...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 10:18 PM
Frank Lampard believes that Chelsea will be quite happy with a point after their thrilling 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Blues ended up having to come from behind to claim a point against the Serie A side at Stamford Bridge in their third Champions League grou...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 10:03 PM
Eden Hazard was not pleased to see Chelsea end up having to settle for a point after their 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The west London side were 2-0 up thanks to goals from Hazard and David Luiz but the visitors battled back into the game and led 3-2 … The pos...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 9:40 PM
Gary Lineker heaped praise on Edin Dzeko after he inspired Roma to a thrilling 3-3 draw against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. Chelsea led 2-0 in the first half thanks to goals from David Luiz and Eden Hazard in west London, but Roma equalised before half-time thanks to Aleksandar...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 10:00 AM
Pat Nevin admits N’Golo Kante is irreplaceable in the Chelsea team. The Blues midfielder is sidelined with a hamstring injury which the 26-year-old suffered during France’s World Cup qualifier with Bulgaria last weekend. Kante was forced to sit out Chelsea’s 2-1 loss to the Premier League’s basem...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 9:30 AM
Pat Nevin believes there is a case to suggest Chelsea should have kept Tammy Abraham at Stamford Bridge for the 2017-18 season. The Blues allowed the promising 20-year-old striker to move to Swansea City on a season-long loan after signing Alvaro Morata in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Mad...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 9:00 AM
Chris Sutton has claimed that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte made a big mistake not strengthening his squad in the summer transfer window. The Blues manager led the west London side to the Premier League title in his first full season in charge at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea finished seven points clear...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 8:30 AM
Pat Nevin has warned Antonio Conte about rushing back Alvaro Morata into the Chelsea team for the visit of AS Roma on Wednesday night. The Spain international suffered a hamstring problem during Chelsea’s 1-0 loss to Manchester City at Stamford Bridge in their last Premier League game before the...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 8:00 AM
Chris Sutton believes Chelsea’s poor start to the season is the direct result of a disappointing transfer window. The defending Premier League champions have already lost three games in their opening eight games to leave Chelsea nine points adrift of leaders Manchester City. The Blues suffered a...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 7:15 AM
Michy Batshuayi will leave Chelsea in the January transfer window, according to Tony Cascarino. The Belgian striker has struggled to hold down a regular spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge since his arrival at the club from French side Marseille in the summer of 2016. Batshuayi has scored s...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 6:45 AM
Alvaro Morata will start for Chelsea against Roma in Wednesday’s Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is reporting that the Spanish striker is in line to make his return to the Blues team and feature from the start for Antonio Con...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 6:10 AM
Chris Sutton believes Alvaro Morata’s form has put pressure on Chelsea back-up striker Michy Batshuayi. The Belgium international was drafted into the Chelsea team to replace Morata for the defending champions’ trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon. The 24-year-old striker lasted 57 minute...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 5:50 AM
Michael Owen is backing Chelsea to respond to their recent Premier League setbacks with a comfortable win against Roma at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. The defending Premier League champions suffered a 2-1 loss to the division’s basement club Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afte...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 5:30 AM
Chris Sutton has claimed that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte doesn’t trust Michy Batshuayi. The Blues manager was forced to rely on Batshuayi following Alvaro Morata’s hamstring injury during Chelsea’s 1-0 loss to Premier League leaders Manchester City. Conte opted to replace Morata with Willian duri...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 5:10 AM
Pat Nevin is confident Chelsea will beat Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night before securing a win against Watford in the Premier League next weekend. The defending Premier League champions lost 2-1 to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park last weekend as Cesar Azpilicueta’s own goal and Wi...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 4:50 AM
Pat Nevin believes Danny Drinkwater must be in torture following a tough start to his Chelsea career. The Blues signed the England international in a £35m deal from 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City on transfer deadline day in the summer transfer window. Drinkwater is still waiting to...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 4:30 AM
Pat Nevin is confident Antonio Conte will be ready for the challenge of Chelsea taking on Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Blues will be looking to make a swift returning to winning ways following a 2-1 loss to the Premier League’s basement club Crystal Palace. Tiemoue Bakayok...
Sport Review - Wed Oct 18 12:15 AM
Eden Hazard is not in the shape needed to produce his best form for Chelsea, according to Charlie Nicholas. The Belgian playmaker has been working his way back to full fitness after recovering from a serious ankle injury suffered while on international duty at the start of the summer. Hazard earn...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 11:45 PM
Charlie Nicholas is tipping Roma to hold Chelsea to a 1-1 draw in Wednesday’s Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge. The Blues head into the game looking to get back to winning ways after the disappointment of back to back losses in the Premier League. Antonio Conte’s side were beaten 2-1 by...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 10:40 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 10:00 AM
Ray Wilkins has described Michy Batshuayi as a “bit of a liability” following his performance during Chelsea’s 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace at the weekend. The Belgian striker started the game in the place of the injured Alvaro Morata as the Blues slumped to their second successive defeat of the Pr...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 9:30 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko will develop into an “exceptional” player for Chelsea but he still has plenty of work to do, according to Ray Wilkins. The midfielder arrived at Stamford Bridge from Monaco in the summer transfer window after Antonio Conte opted to let Nemanja Matic leave the club to sign for Man...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 8:45 AM
Chris Sutton conceded Chelsea looked a “pale imitation” of the side that won the Premier League title in Saturday’s 2-1 loss at Crystal Palace. The defending Premier League champions slumped to their third Premier League defeat of the season at Selhurst Park to raise serious questions about their...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 8:15 AM
Antonio Conte should have signed a second striker as back-up to Alvaro Morata in the summer transfer window, Garth Crooks has claimed. The defending Premier League champions signed Morata in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. The 24-year-old has already sco...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 7:30 AM
Alvaro Morata looked to be in good spirits as he enjoyed some downtime with his wife Alice Campello at their London apartment ahead of the striker’s return to action for Chelsea. The Spanish forward has been out of action with a hamstring injury picked up during Chelsea’s 1-0 loss to Manchester C...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 7:00 AM
Chelsea are already out of the Premier League title race this season, according to Joey Barton. The Blues suffered a damaging 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday as they lost their third game of the season to leave them nine points behind leaders Manchester City after eig...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 6:35 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that it will be very difficult for Chelsea to defend their Premier League title this season after their 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Blues slumped to their second successive defeat in the Premier League against the Eagles at Selhurst Park to leave them ni...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 5:50 AM
Chris Sutton has questioned Chelsea’s decision to sign Alvaro Morata to replace Diego Costa. The defending Premier League champions signed Morata in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window following their title success. Diego Costa was frozen out at the title hol...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 4:50 AM
Victor Moses is set to be sidelined for at least a month with the hamstring injury he picked up during Chelsea’s defeat by Crystal Palace at the weekend, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the Nigeria international is set for a significant spell on the sidelines...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 4:30 AM
Ray Wilkins has warned Antonio Conte that Chelsea’s title hopes are quickly disappearing after their shock 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace last weekend. The Blues slumped to a surprise defeat by the Eagles at Selhurst Park as they suffered their second successive loss in the Premier League. The defeat...
Sport Review - Tue Oct 17 12:00 AM
Chris Sutton believes that Chelsea are already out of the Premier League title race following their shock 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Blues slumped to a surprise 2-1 defeat by the Eagles at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon to make it two defeats in a row in the Premier League f...
Sport Review - Mon Oct 16 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 Oct 16 9:45 AM
Steve McManaman has ruled Chelsea out of the Premier League title race in the wake of their 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Blues slumped to a disappointing defeat at Selhurst Park as they crashed to their second successive loss in the Premier League to leave them in fifth place and n...
Sport Review - Mon Oct 16 9:15 AM
Manchester United summer signing Romelu Lukaku can be like Didier Drogba at Chelsea for Jose Mourinho, Gary Pallister has claimed. The Red Devils managed to see off competition from Premier League champions Chelsea to sign Lukaku in a £75m deal from Everton in July. Lukaku has hit the ground runn...
Sport Review - Mon Oct 16 7:45 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that Chelsea’s defeat by Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday was a bitter pill to swallow. The Blues suffered their second consecutive loss in the Premier League as Roy Hodgson’s men netted a 2-1 victory over the west London side at Selhurst Park. Chelsea a...
Sport Review - Mon Oct 16 7:00 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that N’Golo Kante is a huge miss for Chelsea after the Blues slumped to a 2-1 defeat by Crystal Palace on Saturday in the Premier League. The French midfielder has been ruled out of action for a number of weeks after suffering a muscular problem while on duty with his n...
Sport Review - Mon Oct 16 6:35 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that Chelsea face a “difficult” task in trying to catch Manchester City in the race for the Premier League title this season. The Italian manager watched his side slump to a disappointing 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park in the Premier League on Saturday afte...
Sport Review - Mon Oct 16 6:25 AM
Gary Neville believes that Jose Mourinho will have to get his Manchester United side playing like his former Chelsea teams in the big games if the Red Devils are to win the Premier League this season. The Red Devils were held to a goalless draw by Liverpool in the Premier League at Anfield on Sat...
Sport Review - Mon Oct 16 4:50 AM
N’Golo Kante is facing 20-25 days on the sidelines for Chelsea with a hamstring injury, Antonio Conte has confirmed. The French midfielder sat out Saturday’s disappointing 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace with the muscular problem picked up while on international duty last week. The 26-year-old is wide...
Sport Review - Mon Oct 16 12:51 AM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that Victor Moses will definitely miss Chelsea’s Champions League clash with Roma on Wednesday due to injury. The Nigerian international picked up a knock during the first half of Chelsea’s 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday and had to be repl...
Sport Review - Mon Oct 16 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that he is “hoping” to have Alvaro Morata back available for selection again when Chelsea return to Champions League action against Roma on Wednesday night. The Spanish striker was forced to sit out the Blues’ 2-1 defeat by Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturd...