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Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 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 - Fri Sep 22 7:30 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he was impressed by Kenedy’s performance for Chelsea in their League Cup win over Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night. The Brazilian opened the scoring for the Blues to add to Michy Batshuayi’s hat-trick and Charly Musonda’s strike as the west London side secured...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 6:25 AM
Alvaro Morata has taken to social media to congratulate his Chelsea team-mates on their 5-1 victory over Nottingham Forest in the League Cup on Wednesday night. Michy Batshuayi hit a hat-trick as Antonio Conte’s men impressed in west London to book their place in the fourth round of the tournamen...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 6:10 AM
Charlie Nicholas has claimed that Thibaut Courtois and N’Golo Kante are more to Chelsea than Eden Hazard. The Belgium international made his first start of the west London side since suffering a broken ankle at the end of the 2016-17 campaign on international duty. Hazard made two assists as Chel...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 5:40 AM
Martin Keown has warned Manchester United not to underestimate defending champions Chelsea in the Premier League title race. The Red Devils have made an impressive start to the Premier League season as Manchester United go toe-to-toe with Manchester City. Jose Mourinho’s side have collected 13 po...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 4:50 AM
Michael Owen is confident Eden Hazard can help to fire Chelsea to victory over Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday. The Blues forward made his first start since breaking his ankle on international duty at the end of the 2016-17 season on Wednesday night as Hazard made two assists in a 5-...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 4:40 AM
Antonio Rudiger looked to be in high spirits as he posed for a picture with David Luiz, Kenedy and Willian after Chelsea’s 5-1 victory over Nottingham Forest in the League Cup on Wednesday night. Antonio Conte’s men produced an impressive display in front of their home fans as they booked their p...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 12:15 AM
Antonio Conte has warned his Chelsea side that they are in for a stern test of their League Cup credentials after they were pitted against Everton in the fourth round. The Blues coasted through to the fourth round of the competition after an impressive 5-1 victory over Nottingham Forest at Stamfo...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 22 12:07 AM
Antonio Conte has told Chelsea fans that he is expecting David Luiz to play for the Blues in their crunch Champions League clash against Atletico Madrid next week. The Brazilian defender is currently suspended from domestic games after he was shown a straight red card in Chelsea’s goalless draw w...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 8:45 AM
Liverpool FC are set to rival Chelsea and Manchester United for the signature of Schalke 04 Leon Goretzka, according to reports in Germany. German newspaper Bild, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that Goretzka is set to be a free agent next summer after entering the final 12 months of his contrac...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 8:30 AM
Chelsea are monitoring Genoa starlet Pietro Pellegri as Antonio Conte looks to bring the teenager to England, according to reports. Italian media outlet Secolo XIX, as quoted by the Sun, is reporting that the Premier League champions are hoping to sign the 16-year-old striker. The same article su...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 8:15 AM
Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United midfield duo Marouane Fellaini and Nemanja Matic are in the form of their lives. The Red Devils have made a promising start to the Premier League season following a return of 13 points from five games to leave Mourinho’s level with leaders Manchester City....
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 8:00 AM
Antonio Rudiger has made a special dedication to Chelsea target Julian Draxler. The German forward is facing an uncertain future at Paris Saint-Germain following the arrival of Barcelona striker Neymar and Monaco teenager Kylian Mbappe at the Parc des Princes in the summer. Draxler completed a sw...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 6:45 AM
Antonio Conte believes that Tiemoue Bakayoko is gradually finding his best form for Chelsea this season. The French midfielder was one of six new signings at Stamford Bridge during the summer transfer window as Conte moved to significantly bolster his squad following their title triumph last term...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 6:25 AM
Willian has taken to social media to send a heartfelt message to John Terry after the Chelsea legend sent him a signed shirt with a classy message written on it. Terry played alongside Willian at Stamford Bridge until the veteran defender decided to call time on his career with Chelsea and move t...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 6:05 AM
Alvaro Morata caught up on his beauty sleep with his wife Alice Campello ahead of Chelsea’s trip to Stoke City next weekend. The Spain international moved to the defending Premier League champions in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata has wasted no t...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 6:00 AM
Chelsea are interested in signing Napoli striker Edinson Cavani but face competition from Everton and Napoli, according to reports in England. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Premier League champions are keeping tabs on the Uruguay international ahead of the January transfer window. The same...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 4:50 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he is hoping that Charly Musonda can develop into a top player at Chelsea in the seasons to come. The 20-year-old will be aiming to impress Conte on the training pitches at Cobham this season as he looks to try and break into the first team at Stamford Bridge. Cont...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 21 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte has insisted that it is “normal” for Manchester United to be fighting for the Premier League title but is hoping his Chelsea team can defend their crown this season. The Red Devils have made a very strong start to the new Premier League season under Jose Mourinho after having won fo...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 11:30 PM
Mesut Ozil has taken to social media to reveal that he is closing in on a comeback for Arsenal after he missed the Gunners’ goalless draw with Chelsea last Sunday due to injury. The Germany playmaker missed the stalemate at Stamford Bridge due to a minor knee problem as Arsene Wenger’s men were w...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 10:32 PM
Michy Batshuayi paid credit to Eden Hazard on Wednesday night after the Chelsea striker scored his first hat-trick for the club in a 5-1 victory over Nottingham Forest at Stamford Bridge. The Belgium striker has found his first-team opportunities limited this season following the addition of Alva...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 10:19 PM
Antonio Conte singled out Ethan Ampadu for special praise after the Welsh starlet impressed in Chelsea’s 5-1 win against Nottingham Forest in the League Cup on Wednesday night. The Blues manager opted to bring on the promising 17-year-old in the second half and the Chelsea youngster repaid his ma...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 10:10 PM
Antonio Conte singled out Charly Musonda for special praise after Chelsea’s impressive 5-1 win over Nottingham Forest booked the Blues’ place in the fourth round of the League Cup. Eden Hazard made his first full start of the season for the west London side as he played the full 90 minutes in fro...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 10:48 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 Sep 20 9:45 AM
Ian Wright has urged Arsene Wenger to stick with the Arsenal team that drew 0-0 at Chelsea on Sunday and leave out Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. The Gunners boss left Sanchez on the bench for the trip to Stamford Bridge as club-record signing Alexandre Lacazette started up front for Arsenal. Ozi...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 9:34 AM
Pat Nevin has praised Antonio Conte for improving Chelsea’s squad depth with some shrewd summer signings. The defending Premier League champions endured a tough start to the summer transfer window after Manchester Untied hijacked Chelsea’s deal to re-sign Romelu Lukaku. Conte was forced to rethin...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 9:30 AM
Frank Lampard is confident Romelu Lukaku will score lots of goals for Manchester United, but the Chelsea legend is still unsure whether the summer signing will find the net in critical moments. The Belgium forward was initially linked with a return to Premier League champions Chelsea in the summe...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 8:30 AM
Pat Nevin has warned Chelsea that both Manchester City and Manchester United look like serious contenders in the Premier League title race. The Citizens laid down a marker in the weekend’s opening fixture as Manchester City eased to a resounding 6-0 win against Watford at Vicarage Road. Mancheste...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 7:15 AM
Pat Nevin believes that Michy Batshuayi will be out to prove a point for Chelsea when the Blues take on Nottingham Forest in the third round of the League Cup on Wednesday night. The Premier League champions head into the game looking to get back to winning ways after the disappointment of their...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 6:35 AM
Eden Hazard has revealed that he would only consider a return to his former club Lille if he were to move back to Ligue 1 in the future. The Chelsea playmaker has developed into one of Europe’s finest attacking talents since arriving at Stamford Bridge from Lille back in 2012. Hazard, 26, has hel...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 6:00 AM
Pat Nevin has taken plenty of encouragement from Eden Hazard’s cameo performance in Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge last weekend. The Belgium international made his return from a broken ankle in a 2-1 win at Leicester City earlier this month after Hazard replaced Cesc Fabregas...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 5:10 AM
Antonio Conte admits Pedro has been unlucky with injuries at the start of the 2017-18 season after the winger’s latest setback. The Spanish winger was forced off at half-time of Arsenal’s goalless draw with Chelsea after Pedro was involved in a heavy challenge with his compatriot Nacho Monreal. T...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 4:50 AM
Pat Nevin says he is looking forward to watching Antonio Conte solve problems as they appear for his Chelsea team this season. The Blues have made a solid if unspectacular start to the Premier League season after bouncing back from a 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge on the opening weekend....
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 4:30 AM
Thibaut Courtois has admitted that David Luiz’s suspension will come as a big blow for Chelsea. The west London side will be without the Brazilian defender for three domestic games after he was shown a straight red card late on during the goalless draw with Arsenal last weekend. Luiz was given hi...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 4:10 AM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that Eden Hazard will start Chelsea’s Carabao Cup clash against Nottingham Forest at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. The Blues forward made his return from injury at Leicester City earlier this month after Hazard came off the bench to replace Cesc Fabregas with 10...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 12:30 AM
Eden Hazard has heaped praise on Antonio Conte by claiming that he improved his game after just a week of working under the Italian coach. Conte was brought in as Jose Mourinho’s permanent successor at Stamford Bridge last summer and he had an instant impact at the west London club, by guiding th...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 20 12:00 AM
Aaron Ramsey was clearly Arsenal’s man of the match against Chelsea on Sunday and the midfielder deserved plenty of praise for his performance, according to Danny Murphy. The Wales midfielder was heavily criticised for his below-par performance as Arsenal slumped to a demoralising 4-0 loss at the...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 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 - Tue Sep 19 10:00 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has admitted that Didier Drogba was among his idols growing up following his transfer to Chelsea in the summer window. The France international completed his move to Stamford Bridge from Monaco after the Blues opted to let Nemanja Matic leave and sign for Premier League rivals Ma...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 9:45 AM
Jose Mourinho has admitted that he was pleased to see the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea drop points in the Premier League title race last weekend. The Gunners held the Blues to a battling goalless draw at Stamford Bridge as Arsene Wenger’s men produced an improved display to pick up their first aw...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 9:30 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has insisted that he is not feeling the pressure of stepping into Nemanja Matic’s shoes at Chelsea. The French midfielder was brought to Stamford Bridge by Antonio Conte in the summer transfer window as the west London side opted to let Nemanja Matic leave to join Manchester Unit...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 9:15 AM
Aaron Ramsey has challenged his Arsenal team-mates to build upon their performance against Chelsea. The north London side managed to restore some confidence with a dogged goalless draw with the Premier League champions at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The Gunners were tipped to lose to the title hol...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 8:30 AM
Arsene Wenger has attempted to explain his decision to substitute record signing Alexandre Lacazette during Arsenal’s goalless draw at Chelsea on Sunday afternoon. The France international started his first Premier League game on the road after Wenger named the 26-year-old on the bench at Liverpo...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 8:00 AM
Ray Wilkins insists he would still rather have Diego Costa than Alvaro Morata in the Chelsea team. The Premier League champions signed the 24-year-old in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata has already scored three goals in five Premier League games t...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 7:45 AM
Gary Neville has insisted that he was “delighted” to see Arsenal produce a much improved performance and earn a draw from their clash with Chelsea on Sunday. The Gunners more than held their own against the defending champions on Sunday afternoon as Arsene Wenger’s man took home a point following...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 7:30 AM
Antonio Conte has told Chelsea fans that Eden Hazard is now close to being fully fit for the Blues after recovering from an ankle injury. The Belgian playmaker has yet to start a game for Chelsea this season after undergoing ankle surgery at the start of the summer and spending most of the off-se...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 7:00 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he considers Arsenal to be one of the top teams in England after the Gunners held Chelsea to a goalless draw on Sunday. The north London side battled hard against Conte’s men at Stamford Bridge in their Premier League encounter as they earned a deserved point from...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 6:35 AM
Thierry Henry insisted that David Luiz full deserved his red card during Chelsea’s goalless draw with Arsenal on Sunday. The Brazilian defender was given his marching orders late on for a dangerous tackle on Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac. Luiz was shown a straight red card and will now be suspe...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 6:10 AM
Antonio Conte is optimistic Pedro will recover from his injury setback for Chelsea’s trip to Stoke City next Saturday. The Spain international required treatment following his challenge with Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal in the first half of their goalless draw at Stamford Bridge. Pedro has made...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 5:50 AM
Aaron Ramsey has praised his Arsenal team-mates for a statement performance in a goalless draw with Chelsea on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners made the short trip across London looking to end a two-game losing streak on the road in their opening two Premier League games. Arsenal lost 1-0 at Stoke C...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 5:00 AM
Garth Crooks has warned Antonio Conte that Chelsea’s inability to cope with both Champions League and Premier League football could cost them the title this season. The Blues were forced to settle for a goalless draw with title rivals Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Sunday just days after Chelsea e...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 4:50 AM
Paul Merson has claimed that Chelsea have a very good chance of winning the Champions League under Antonio Conte this season. The Blues are back in Europe’s elite club competition after having missed out on a spot in European competition altogether last season when they ended up 10th in the 2015-...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 4:30 AM
Graeme Souness believes that Cesc Fabregas is not capable of playing a more defensive midfield role for Chelsea. The Spanish midfielder was restored to the starting line-up for Chelsea’s goalless draw with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon but he was unable to help his side find a wi...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 12:30 AM
Thierry Henry has told Antonio Conte that he made a big mistake by not starting Tiemoue Bakayoko in Chelsea’s goalless draw with Arsenal on Sunday. The Chelsea boss opted to pair Cesc Fabregas with N’Golo Kante in central midfield for the west London side against the Gunners, but the pair struggl...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 19 12:15 AM
Gary Neville believes that Arsenal supporters should be pleased by the improved performance they produced during their goalless draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The north London side were heavily criticised for their 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Liverpool before the international...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 11:45 PM
Antonio Conte has warned Tiemoue Bakayoko that he must improve the tactical aspect of his game if he wants to develop into a top player at Chelsea. The midfielder joined the west London side from Monaco in the summer transfer window as Conte opted to let Nemanja Matic move to Manchester United. B...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 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 Sep 18 10:00 AM
Cesc Fabregas has said that he still feels very “attached” to Arsenal despite having signed for London rivals Chelsea. The Spanish midfielder spent eight years at Arsenal under Arsene Wenger before opting to return to his boyhood club Barcelona in the summer of 2011. However, Fabregas only spent...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 9:45 AM
Piers Morgan could not help but aim a dig at Aaron Ramsey after Arsenal’s goalless draw with Chelsea on Sunday. The Gunners produced a much improved performance against the Blues as they were able to head back home with a point from the clash in west London. Ramsey was one of Arsenal’s best playe...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 8:15 AM
Alvaro Morata looks like a pretty special striker for Chelsea, according to Pat Nevin. The Spain international moved to the Premier League champions in a club-record £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata scored on his Premier League debut after the strike...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 7:00 AM
Graeme Le Saux has singled out Victor Moses and Marcos Alonso as two key players for Chelsea under Antonio Conte. The Blues have enjoyed a great turn in form since Conte opted to switch his team to a 3-4-3 formation around a year ago, as the west London side won the Premier League title in … Th...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 6:25 AM
Paul Merson has told Antonio Conte that Chelsea must sign a new striker in the January transfer window if they are to challenge for the title this season. The Blues bought Alvaro Morata in the summer transfer window as Conte strengthened his attacking options by bringing the Spanish forward to St...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 6:10 AM
Steven Gerrard has issued his backing for Chelsea signing Davide Zappacosta. The Premier League champions spent most of the summer transfer window chasing Juventus left-back Alex Sandro. However, the Italian title holders refused to sell the Brazil international to the Premier League champions de...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 6:05 AM
Manchester United will win the Premier League title ahead of Manchester City and Chelsea, Pat Nevin has claimed. The Red Devils have made an impressive start to the Premier League season following three successive victories before last weekend’s 2-2 stalemate at Stoke City. Manchester City have m...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 5:55 AM
Chelsea’s Spanish contingent could hold the key to their title prospects this season, Pat Nevin has claimed. The Blues made a disappointing start to the Premier League season following a 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge on the opening day of the season. However, Chelsea have bounced back in...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 5:50 AM
Pat Nevin has warned Antonio Conte that Chelsea still have to make improvements to match Manchester City this season. The Blues have bounced back from a difficult start to the Premier League campaign with three successive victories. The defending champions suffered a surprise 3-2 loss to Burnley...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 4:50 AM
Aaron Ramsey has taken to social media to express his delight at helping Arsenal take a point from their goalless draw at Chelsea on Sunday. The Wales midfielder was named as the man of the match as the north London side produced a much-improved display against the Blues to claim their first away...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 4:40 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that he is hoping Pedro Rodriguez will be back in good shape as soon as possible after he suffered an ankle problem in Chelsea’s goalless draw with Arsenal on Sunday. The Spanish midfielder looked to be in considerable pain at Stamford Bridge in the first half of the Pr...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 12:30 AM
Paul Merson believes that Michy Batshuayi is not good enough to lead the line for Chelsea should Alvaro Morata get injured. The Belgian striker has struggled to hold down a regular spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge since his move to the club from Marseille last summer. Batshuayi did make...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 18 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte has told Chelsea fans that Alvaro Morata has plenty of room for improvement at Stamford Bridge following his move to the club in the summer. The Spanish striker has made a strong start to life in the Premier League since his move to the west London side and it seems he will have … ...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte has revealed his delight at the way Davide Zappacosta has adapted to life at Chelsea. The Italian full-back arrived at Stamford Bridge on transfer deadline day last month as the Blues tied up a deal to bring him in from Torino. Zappacosta scored his first goal for Chelsea in the Cha...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 3:40 PM
Thierry Henry praised Arsenal for producing a much-improved all-round performance as they secured a goalless draw with Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. Arsenal were much more solid than they have been in recent away games as Arsene Wenger’s men more than held their own against the Blues a...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 3:30 PM
Alan Smith picked Aaron Ramsey as the man of the match as Arsenal produced a disciplined display to earn a goalless draw at Chelsea on Sunday. The Gunners were much more solid than they have been in recent away games as they battled against the Blues to earn a point at Stamford Bridge. Ramsey had...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 3:22 PM
Jamie Carragher lavished praise on Alex Iwobi and Danny Welbeck for their solid performances in Arsenal’s goalless draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday. With Mesut Ozil out injured with a slight knee injury and Alexis Sanchez starting on the bench, Arsene Wenger op...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 9:45 AM
Graeme Le Saux has heaped praise on Alvaro Morata for the strong start he has made to life as a Chelsea player. The Spanish striker joined the Blues from Real Madrid back in July and has already been a regular fixture in the first team at Stamford Bridge. Morata has scored three goals and made …...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 9:32 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes Chelsea will be too strong for Arsenal when the title rivals meet at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners will make the short trip across London hoping to re-establish their title credentials following an uninspiring start to the Premier League campaign. Arsena...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 9:30 AM
Jose Mourinho has warned his Manchester United team that they must not read too much into their strong start to the new Premier League season. The Red Devils have been in good form so far this term and only dropped their first Premier League points of the season when they were held to a 2-2 … T...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 8:45 AM
Jamie Redknapp has admitted that he was wrong to suggest Alvaro Morata would be unable to replace Diego Costa at Chelsea. The Spain international moved to the Premier League champions in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window after the Blues failed to sign Evert...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 8:15 AM
Jamie Redknapp says Arsenal have to replicate their Community Shield and FA Cup performances to have any hope of beating Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. Some pundits have suggested that the north London side’s title challenge is already on the line after just four Premier League g...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 8:00 AM
Matt Le Tissier has hailed Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante as the perfect player. The France international has been part of the Premier League title-winning side in the past two seasons. Kante helped Leicester City to upset the odds and win the Premier League title under Claudio Ranieri in his fi...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 7:45 AM
Danny Murphy believes that Chelsea are on course to beat “naive” Arsenal in their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The north London side have made a stuttering start to the new season under Arsene Wenger after losing two of their opening four Premier League games to leave them w...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 7:15 AM
Chelsea don’t need to rush Eden Hazard back into their starting line-up against Arsenal on Sunday, according to Danny Murphy. The Belgian playmaker has been working his way back to full fitness for the west London side after missing the start of the campaign with an ankle problem. The 26-year-old...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 7:00 AM
Antonio Conte believes that Arsenal can still end up as one of the main contenders for the Premier League title this season. The north London side have made something of a stuttering start to the new campaign under Arsene Wenger after suffering two defeats in their first four Premier League games...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 6:45 AM
Alvaro Morata has revealed that the possibility of playing under Antonio Conte at Chelsea was one of the main reasons he ended up signing for the Blues this summer. The west London side completed a big-money deal to bring the 24-year-old forward to Stamford Bridge from Real Madrid back in July as...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 6:10 AM
Arsenal need to put in a champions performance at Chelsea before Arsene Wenger’s men can be discussed as potential title winners, Kevin Kilbane says. The Gunners have managed to recover from a shaky start to the 2017-18 season with back-to-back victories in the Premier League and the Europa Leagu...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 5:55 AM
Paul Merson believes Chelsea will need to sign a new striker in the January transfer window. The Blues have made a decent start to the new season despite a surprise 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge on the opening day of the 2017-18 campaign. Chelsea signed Alvaro Morata in the summer transf...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 5:50 AM
Jamie Carragher has questioned why Arsenal didn’t go all out to sign N’Golo Kante ahead of Chelsea in the 2016 summer transfer window. Kante became a hot property in the Premier League in the 2015-16 season as the France international helped Leicester City to win an unprecedented title. Chelsea m...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 5:20 AM
Graeme Le Saux has accused Jose Mourinho of being “rude” after the Manchester United manager criticised Chelsea’s defensive football last weekend. The Red Devils boss took over the reins at Old Trafford after the west London side sacked the Portuguese coach in December 2015 following a disastrous...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 5:00 AM
Graeme Le Saux has claimed that Manchester United centre-forward Romelu Lukaku is better than Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata. The defending Premier League champions were heavily linked with a move to sign Lukaku in the summer transfer window but Manchester United managed to hijack a £75m deal for...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 4:50 AM
Paul Merson believes that Alvaro Morata is ready to step in for Diego Costa and ‘terrorise’ Arsenal in Sunday’s clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The Spanish striker has made an impressive start to life in a Chelsea shirt since signing for the Blues from Real Madrid back in July Morata has s...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 4:49 AM
Paul Merson believes that Alvaro Morata is a level above Alexandre Lacazette following his strong start to life at Chelsea. The Spanish forward has hit the ground running at Stamford Bridge after signing for the west London side from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata has scored th...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 4:40 AM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that new Chelsea signing Danny Drinkwater could be out for a month with a calf injury. The 27-year-old midfielder completed a move to Stamford Bridge from Leicester City on transfer deadline day last month as Conte moved to bolster his squad before the window closed. T...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 12:30 AM
Antonio Conte has told his Chelsea players that “anything can happen” during their crunch clash with Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday. The Blues head into the game looking to continue their recent good form in the top flight, with the west London side having won their last three Premier Le...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 17 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte is convinced that Arsenal are one of the best teams in the Premier League and warned his Chelsea side that they will have to be at their best against the Gunners on Sunday. The Blues are preparing to host the Gunners at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon as they look to gain reveng...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte says Eden Hazard is approaching full fitness but insists that he has not yet decided whether he wants to start the playmaker in Chelsea’s clash with Arsenal on Sunday. The Belgian midfielder has been recovering from an ankle injury after undergoing surgery at the start of the summer...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 6:00 PM
Jack Wilshere has appeared to confirm that he won’t be starting for Arsenal in their crunch clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The 25-year-old made his first appearance of the season for the north London side when he came off the bench in the 3-1 win over Cologne in the Europa Leagu...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 1:50 PM
Willian and Charly Musonda battled for possession at Cobham during Chelsea training as the Blues prepare for their crunch clash with Arsenal on Sunday. The Brazilian attacker will be hoping to line up for the Blues when they host their London rivals at Stamford Bridge this weekend. Chelsea have m...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 10:00 AM
Arsene Wenger has revealed that both Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil will undergo late fitness tests ahead of Arsenal’s trip to Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. The midfield pair both sat out Arsenal’s Europa League win over Cologne in midweek as the Gunners warmed up for their Premier League...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 9:48 AM
Arsene Wenger insists that his Arsenal team are ready to cause Chelsea serious problems when they travel to Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday. The Gunners head into the game looking to continue their recent good record against the Blues, with Wenger’s side having beaten Chelsea in t...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 9:30 AM
Jamie Carragher believes Chelsea can end Arsenal’s title challenge after just five Premier League games at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The Gunners have made an uncertain start to the Premier League campaign following a run of two victories and two defeats in their opening four fixtures. Arsenal ha...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 8:30 AM
Jamie Carragher believes Chelsea will make light work of Arsenal on Sunday unless Arsene Wenger changes his tactics at Stamford Bridge. The defending Premier League champions were 3-1 winners against the Gunners in their last top-flight meeting in west London in the second half of the 2016-17 sea...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 8:00 AM
Paul Ince is confident Chelsea will ease to a 3-1 win against Arsenal in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The Blues are looking to record a fourth successive top-flight victory after the west London side bounced back from an opening day defeat in style. Indeed, Chelsea l...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 7:30 AM
Craig Bellamy is backing Chelsea to “blow Arsenal out of the water” in their crunch Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon. The Blues have been in good form in recent weeks after having bounced back from a shaky start to the new campaign. Antonio Conte’s side lost the Communi...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 7:00 AM
Hector Bellerin has told Chelsea that Arsenal are determined to beat the Blues when they travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon in the Premier League. The Gunners are preparing to take on their bitter London rivals as they look to get their Premier League campaign back on track. Arsenal ha...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 6:35 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Chelsea to get the better of Arsenal with a 2-0 victory over the Gunners in Sunday’s Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. The Blues head into the game looking to build on their recent good form, with Antonio Conte’s men having won their last three games in the Premie...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 5:10 AM
Graeme Le Saux believes Chelsea should have signed Romelu Lukaku ahead of Manchester United. The defending Premier League champions were favourites to sign the Belgium international but a deal failed to materialise. Indeed, Manchester United managed to usurp their title rivals’ transfer plans and...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 4:50 AM
Paul Merson has warned N’Golo Kante that he now has to prove that he can cut it in the Champions League with Chelsea this season. The French midfielder has earned plenty of new admirers since his arrival in the Premier League and his fine displays helped Chelsea win the title under Antonio Conte...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 4:40 AM
Eden Hazard looks to be back in good condition and enjoying himself as he and his Chelsea team-mates prepare for their crunch clash with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The Belgian playmaker has returned to action for the west London club in recent games after having just recovered from a s...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 4:30 AM
Danny Murphy is backing Chelsea to beat Arsenal in Sunday’s crunch Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. The Blues head into the game looking to continue their recent good form, after having tied up victories against Tottenham, Everton and Leicester to move up into third place in the Premier L...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 12:30 AM
Paul Merson believes that N’Golo Kante is one of the Premier League’s top midfielders – but not the best player in the division. The French midfielder has earned plenty of praise for his performances in recent seasons since breaking into the first team at Leicester and helping the Foxes to win th...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 16 12:00 AM
Mohamed Elneny is determined to help Arsenal claim three points against Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. The Egypt midfielder started Arsenal’s 3-1 Europa League victory over German side Cologne at The Emirates on Thursday night as the Gunners got their European campaign off to a winning...