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Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 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 - Fri Feb 23 9:45 AM
Thibaut Courtois has admitted that he does not yet know where his long-term future lies as he continues to be linked with a move away from Chelsea FC. The Belgian shot-stopper is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in world football, but his situation at Stamford Bridge has been a sour...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 7:45 AM
Eden Hazard has warned his Chelsea FC team-mates that they will have to produce a “more than perfect” performance if they want to beat FC Barcelona and reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Hazard helped the west London side secure a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the last 16 clash agai...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 7:15 AM
Frank Lampard lavished praise on Willian for being “the man” during Chelsea FC’s 1-1 draw with FC Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Brazilian was started in a front three along with Eden Hazard and Pedro Rodriguez at Stamford Bridge and he was in fine form for Antonio Conte’...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 6:35 AM
Frank Lampard has called upon Chelsea FC to exploit Manchester United’s shaky defence when the Blues head to Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The Red Devils warmed up for their showdown with the defending champions by keeping a clean sheet in their goalless draw with Sevill...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 5:30 AM
Eden Hazard has revealed that he was encouraging Willian to shoot more during Chelsea FC’s 1-1 draw with Barcelona on Tuesday night. The Belgium international was expected to be one of Chelsea FC’s key players against the Spanish outfit in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash. Ho...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 4:50 AM
Chelsea FC have joined FC Barcelona in the race to sign Stefan De Vrij from Lazio this summer, according to reports in Italy. Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, as quoted by The Sun, is claiming that the Blues are now among the clubs interested in signing the Netherlands defender this summer...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 4:30 AM
Roy Keane has claimed that Manchester United are still playing like a team of “individuals” as they prepare for their showdown with Chelsea FC at Old Trafford on Sunday. The Red Devils head into the game looking to get their Premier League form back on track after they lost two of their last thre...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 12:30 AM
Roy Keane has warned Romelu Lukaku that the will need to step his game up ahead of Manchester United’s clash with Chelsea FC on Sunday. The Belgian striker has been adapting to life at Old Trafford following his move to the club from Everton in the summer transfer window last year. Lukaku has mad...
Sport Review - Fri Feb 23 12:00 AM
Jose Mourinho has suggested that Ander Herrera will be out of action for some time after having suffered a “bad injury” during Manchester United’s clash with Sevilla on Wednesday night. The Spanish midfielder started the game in his native homeland but he was forced off in the first half after pi...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 11:45 PM
Frank Lampard believes that Cesar Azpilicueta is on his way to being crowned as Chelsea FC’s player of the season this term. The defender has been one of the Blues’ most consistent performers at the back in recent months and has been earning plenty of praise for his displays. The Spaniard has ear...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 10:00 AM
Willian is backing Chelsea FC to beat Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. The defending Premier League champions will make the long trip to Manchester looking to move level on points with Jose Mourinho’s second-placed team. Chelsea FC are in fourth spot and three points adrift of the Red...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 9:30 AM
Steven Gerrard has hailed Chelsea FC star Thibaut Courtois as one of the best goalkeepers in world football. The Belgian shot-stopper has earned a reputation as one of the leading goalkeepers in the Premier League in recent seasons following his fine form for the Blues. The goalkeeper has helped...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 9:00 AM
Frank Lampard has cast doubt on Antonio Conte’s future at Chelsea FC. The Blues won the Premier League title with two games to spare following Conte’s appointment as Jose Mourinho’s permanent successor in 2016. Conte managed to rejuvenate the Chelsea FC squad with his much-lauded 3-4-3 formation...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 8:30 AM
Rio Ferdinand has warned Chelsea FC that they will need to be decisive in front of goal in their return leg at Barcelona next month. The Premier League title holders were held to a 1-1 draw with the La Liga leaders in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash on Tuesday night. Willian...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 8:00 AM
Steven Gerrard has hailed Chelsea FC defender Cesar Azpilicueta as a manager’s dream. The Spanish defender has been one of Chelsea FC’s most consistent players in an otherwise difficult season for the defending champions. Azpilicueta has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s best def...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 7:45 AM
Antonio Conte has told his Chelsea FC players that they must maintain their composure when they travel to FC Barcelona for the return leg of their Champions League last 16 clash next month. The Blues were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw by the Spanish side at Stamford Bridge in the first leg on Tu...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 7:15 AM
Cesar Azpilicueta has taken to social media to issue a Chelsea FC rallying cry after their 1-1 draw with FC Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash on Tuesday night. The Blues played well in the first half and missed two chances to take the lead when Willian hit both …...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 6:45 AM
Cesc Fabregas has told his Chelsea FC team-mates that they will have to “play their game” when they head to FC Barcelona for the return leg of their Champions League last 16 clash next month. The Blues took the lead in the first leg thanks to Willian’s strike at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night,...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 6:25 AM
Willian has admitted that he was sad about the final result after Chelsea FC were pegged back and held to a 1-1 draw by FC Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash on Tuesday night. The Brazilian was in fine form for the west London side and he struck both … The post W...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 6:10 AM
Rio Ferdinand has revealed Frank Lampard told him that Cesar Azpilicueta is responsible for setting the tone in training at Chelsea FC. The Spain international is one of Chelsea FC’s longest-serving players following his move to the west London side from Marseille in the 2012 summer transfer wind...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 5:50 AM
Frank Lampard believes Chelsea FC boss Antonio Conte should take satisfaction from his team’s ability to limit Barcelona to a couple of chances at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. The Blues welcomed the La Liga leaders to west London following a difficult start to 2018 for the Premier League tit...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 5:30 AM
Rio Ferdinand has named Chelsea FC star Cesar Azpilicueta as the Premier League’s best defender. The Spain international lined up against La Liga giants Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash on Wednesday night. Azpilicueta was unable to intercept a loose pass from And...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 5:00 AM
Frank Lampard believes Willian needs to be more consistent in the Chelsea FC team to tie down a regular starting spot. The Brazil international was included in Antonio Conte’s starting line-up ahead of Spanish striker Alvaro Morata and January signing Olivier Giroud. Willian justified his inclusi...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 4:50 AM
Rio Ferdinand believes that Eden Hazard still has something to prove at Chelsea FC for him to be considered as one of the world’s best players. The 27-year-old playmaker has been in good form for the west London side this season after having recovered from an ankle injury at the start of the camp...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 4:30 AM
Chelsea FC are set to face intense competition from Bayern Munich for the signature of Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic in the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is claiming that the west London side are set to come up against stiff compe...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 12:30 AM
Antonio Conte lavished praise on Willian following his strong performance for Chelsea FC in their 1-1 draw with FC Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Brazilian was by far the Blues’ brightest attacking player on the night and he struck both posts in the first half in west Lon...
Sport Review - Thu Feb 22 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte leapt to the defence of Andreas Christensen despite the defender’s error leading to FC Barcelona’s equaliser in Chelsea FC’s 1-1 draw in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Danish defender, who has been in top form this season, played a loose ball across the box, only for i...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 11:30 PM
Frank Lampard believes that Eden Hazard has taken his game to the next level at Chelsea FC in recent seasons. The Belgian playmaker has been in superb form for west London side this season after having recovered from an ankle injury at the start of the campaign. Hazard has scored 11 goals and mad...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 9:45 AM
Eden Hazard has played down any comparisons between the Chelsea FC playmaker and Lionel Messi. Hazard has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents since his move to the west London side from French outfit Lille back in the summer of 2012. The 27-year-old has won tw...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 8:45 AM
Olivier Giroud has admitted that he couldn’t spent any more time on the fringes of the Arsenal team after his January move to Chelsea FC. The France international completed a £21m switch to the defending Premier League champions from the north London club on deadline day in the January transfer w...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 8:00 AM
Ashley Young has urged his Manchester United team-mate to focus on Wednesday night’s clash at Sevilla despite the visit of Chelsea FC in the Premier League next weekend. The Red Devils made a return to winning ways on Saturday afternoon thanks to Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 7:00 AM
Ivan Rakitic has admitted that he rates Chelsea FC star Eden Hazard as one of the top attacking players in world football. The Belgian playmaker has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents since his move to Stamford Bridge from French side Lille back in the summer...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 6:45 AM
Alex Sandro has insisted that he remains “focused” on performing for Juventus despite the speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United or Chelsea FC. The Brazilian left-back was heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge last summer but a switch for the 27-year-old failed materiali...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 6:11 AM
Rio Ferdinand admitted that Andreas Christensen was made to pay for a sloppy lapse in concentration as FC Barcelona came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw against Chelsea FC in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash on Tuesday night. After a goalless first half at Stamford Bridge, Wil...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 5:50 AM
Olivier Giroud has revealed that Arsene Wenger’s desire to see the striker at the World Cup motivated the Arsenal boss to sanction his move to Chelsea FC. The France international completed a £21m move to the defending Premier League champions from their north London rivals on deadline day in the...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 4:50 AM
Eden Hazard has insisted that he and his Chelsea FC team-mates stand united behind Antonio Conte. The Italian manager has found himself under pressure this season following the Blues’ stuttering form in the Premier League after they won the title in his first campaign in charge last term. The wes...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 4:30 AM
Nemanja Matic has warned his Manchester United team-mates that they are in for a stern test of their Champions League credentials when they travel to Sevilla on Wednesday night. Jose Mourinho’s men are currently preparing for the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash against the La Li...
Sport Review - Wed Feb 21 12:37 AM
Eden Hazard has insisted that he is “happy” at Chelsea FC as the speculation about his long-term future at the club continues. The Belgian playmaker has earned a reputation as one of European football’s top attacking talents in recent seasons following his transfer to Stamford Bridge from French...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 11:15 PM
Frank Lampard described FC Barcelona as favourites to reach the Champions League quarter-finals after Lionel Messi’s equaliser in a 1-1 draw at Chelsea on Tuesday night. The Premier League title holders welcomed Barcelona at Stamford Bridge in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 10:08 PM
Gary Lineker jokingly took credit for Lionel Messi’s first goal against Chelsea FC in nine attempts after the Barcelona legend rescued a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. Messi made the trip to west London in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash looking to find the ne...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 10:01 PM
Steven Gerrard admits Chelsea FC were unfortunate one mistake spoiled a near “perfect performance” after Lionel Messi rescued a 1-1 draw for Barcelona at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. The Premier League title holders welcomed the La Liga leaders in the first leg of their Champions League last...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 10:00 PM
Steven Gerrard praised Willian for his quality display for Chelsea FC in their 1-1 Champions League draw with FC Barcelona on Tuesday night – but admitted that he wants to see more consistency from the Brazilian in the coming months. The 29-year-old was in superb form for the Blues and he was the...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 9:47 PM
Michael Owen has admitted that he finds it puzzling that Willian struggles to get in the Chelsea FC team after the Brazilian’s opener in a 1-1 draw with Barcelona in the Champions League at Stamford Bridge. The Blues forward has found his first-team opportunities limited under Antonio Conte since...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 9:36 PM
Rio Ferdinand praised Willian for delivering when it counted as he helped to inspire Chelsea FC to a 1-1 draw with FC Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Brazilian was started in a front three along with Pedro Rodriguez and Eden Hazard at Stamford Bridge as Anto...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 10:55 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 Feb 20 9:45 AM
Chris Sutton is backing Olivier Giroud to enjoy a very successful career with Chelsea FC. The striker has been getting used to life at Stamford Bridge after having signed for the Blues from Arsenal in the January transfer window. Giroud opted to make the move across London after he struggled to h...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 8:45 AM
Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC are among two of the clubs interested in signing Real Madrid playmaker Marco Asensio in the summer, according to a report in Spain. Diario Gol, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC have submitted offer for the 22-year-old playmaker...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 8:34 AM
Olivier Giroud has lifted the lid on why he is enjoying working with Chelsea FC manager Antonio Conte. The defending Premier League champions signed Giroud in a £21m deal from London rivals Arsenal in the January transfer window. Giroud has been tasked with providing Chelsea FC with a greater goa...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 7:30 AM
Chris Sutton believes that Chelsea FC’s signing of Olivier Giroud from Arsenal in January will help bring out the best from Eden Hazard. The Blues completed a deal to bring the 31-year-old France forward to Stamford Bridge at the end of the mid-season window as Giroud left Arsenal in search of so...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 7:05 AM
Michael Owen is backing there to be plenty of goals when Chelsea FC take on FC Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. The Blues head into the game looking to take a step closer towards securing a place in the quarter-finals of Europ...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 6:45 AM
Chris Sutton has admitted that he is not sure whether Emerson Palmieri was one of Antonio Conte’s transfer targets but is backing the Brazilian to strengthen the Chelsea FC squad. The Brazilian defender signed for the west London club from Roma in the January transfer window as the Blues moved to...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 6:25 AM
Willian has admitted that he dreams of playing for Real Madrid or FC Barcelona one day. The Brazilian attacker is a firm favourite amongst Chelsea FC fans but Willian has struggled to hold down a regular spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge under Antonio Conte this season. Indeed, Willian ha...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 6:10 AM
Chelsea FC could use Michy Batshuayi to help the defending champions beat Liverpool FC to the signing of Borussia Dortmund forward Christian Pulisic, according to reports. The Daily Mail is reporting that the title holders are interested in signing the United States international but face competi...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 6:00 AM
Manchester United need to sign a top midfielder in the summer to help out Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba, according to Kenny Cunningham. The Red Devils midfielder has been criticised in recent weeks for a number of subdued performances from the France international. Jose Mourinho substituted Pogba...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 5:50 AM
Dennis Wise believes Jurgen Klopp’s belief in Mohamed Salah has helped the forward to thrive at Liverpool FC. The Reds signed the Egypt international in a £39m deal from Serie A giants AS Roma in the summer transfer window. Salah moved back to the Premier League following three seasons in the Ita...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 5:40 AM
Chris Sutton believes Olivier Giroud is bringing out the best in Chelsea FC duo Eden Hazard and Pedro Rodriguez. The France international completed a move to defending Premier League champions from Arsenal in a £21m deal in the January transfer window. Giroud made his full Chelsea FC debut in a 3...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 5:20 AM
Jamie Redknapp has admitted that he is worried Eden Hazard will swap Chelsea FC for Real Madrid in the summer. The Belgium international has been linked with a potential move to La Liga giants Real Madrid at the end of the 2017-18 season. Hazard has been one of the only positives in an otherwise...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 4:50 AM
Eden Hazard has appeared to suggest that he is happy to stay at Chelsea FC for the foreseeable future. The Belgian playmaker is widely regarded as one of Europe’s top attacking talents and he has earned plenty of praise for his strong performances for the Blues in recent seasons. Hazard has been...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 4:38 AM
Pat Nevin has admitted that he felt sorry for Nemanja Matic during Manchester United’s 1-0 loss at Newcastle United last weekend. The Serbia international has struggled like the rest of his Manchester United team-mates in recent weeks. Matic has been partnering Paul Pogba in a two-man midfielder...
Sport Review - Tue Feb 20 12:00 AM
Chris Sutton doesn’t believe that Willian will start for Chelsea FC in their crunch showdown with FC Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Blues head into the game on the back of their impressive FA Cup victory over Hull City on Friday night, as Willian netted twice to fire the...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 11:30 PM
Chris Sutton believes that the criticism aimed at Chelsea FC manager Antonio Conte this season has been unjustified. The Blues boss has found himself under pressure at Stamford Bridge, with the west London side having struggled to find consistent form in the Premier League. Chelsea FC are now in...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 10:30 AM
Frank Lampard believes that Andreas Christensen will play a crucial role for Chelsea FC between now and the end of the season. The Danish defender has been in impressive form for the west London side this season after having quickly won the trust of Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge. Christensen r...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 9:45 AM
Graeme Souness believes that the race for fourth place in the Premier League this season is now a straight shootout between Manchester United and Chelsea FC. The Red Devils are currently in second place in the Premier League table but they have been in stuttering form in recent weeks. Indeed, the...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 9:30 AM
Owen Hargreaves is backing Ethan Ampadu to develop into a quality player at Chelsea FC in the coming seasons. The 17-year-old has been impressing whenever he has been called upon by Antonio Conte in the cup competitions for the west London club so far this season. The teenager has made seven firs...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 7:45 AM
Cesc Fabregas is backing Chelsea FC to put in a strong performance when they host FC Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash on Tuesday night. The Blues are preparing to host the Spanish giants in the first leg of their showdown as they bid to try and take a … The pos...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 7:15 AM
Victor Moses has made sure that he will be looking sharp for the visit of FC Barcelona to Chelsea FC on Tuesday night in their crunch Champions League showdown by getting a fresh haircut. The Blues are preparing to welcome the Spanish giants to Stamford Bridge for the first leg of their crunch sh...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 6:45 AM
Owen Hargreaves has suggested that Chelsea FC should focus their attentions on winning the FA Cup this season because beating FC Barcelona in the Champions League will be incredibly difficult. The Blues are preparing to host the Spanish giants at Stamford Bridge in the first leg of their last 16...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 6:25 AM
Alvaro Morata has taken to social media to hint that he is on his way back to full fitness ahead of Chelsea FC’s Champions League showdown with FC Barcelona on Tuesday night. The Spanish striker has been struggling with a niggling back injury in recent weeks but he has come on as a substitute in...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 5:40 AM
Thierry Henry believes Chelsea FC boss Antonio Conte is trying to signal his lack of control over transfers at Stamford Bridge. The Italian coach has endured a difficult start to 2018 so far following two victories in the Premier League in the calendar year. Chelsea FC conceded seven times in suc...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 5:20 AM
Jamie Carragher doesn’t believe Antonio Conte will finish the season as Chelsea FC manager unless the Blues can improve their results. The defending Premier League champions have endured a difficult start to the new year following a return of just two Premier League victories. The west London sid...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 5:10 AM
Dennis Wise has admitted that he is frustrated to see Mohamed Salah do so well after leaving Chelsea FC. The Egypt international became the 13th player to score 30 goals in a season for Liverpool FC after his goal in Wednesday night’s 5-0 win against Porto in the Champions League. Salah has nette...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 4:50 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko looks to be in high spirits as Chelsea FC prepare for their Champions League showdown with FC Barcelona this week. The Blues are preparing to welcome the Spanish giants to Stamford Bridge for the first leg of their crunch last 16 tie in west London. Chelsea FC will be looking to...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 4:30 AM
Cesc Fabregas is confident that Chelsea FC will be able to “hurt” FC Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League clash on Tuesday night. The Blues are preparing to host the Spanish giants at Stamford Bridge in the first leg of their last 16 clash in west London as they bid to try … The...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 12:30 AM
Owen Hargreaves has heaped praise on Chelsea FC for completing a deal to sign a “terrific” player by landing Olivier Giroud from Arsenal. The French striker signed for the west London club in January after spending five years at The Emirates but struggling for game-time in the first half of this...
Sport Review - Mon Feb 19 12:00 AM
Owen Hargreaves believes that Willian should be given a starting spot for Chelsea FC’s crunch clash with FC Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday night. The Brazilian was in brilliant form for the west London side on Friday night as he scored two goals to help the Blues book their place in...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 11:30 PM
Olivier Giroud has admitted that he “needed” to leave Arsenal following his transfer to Chelsea FC in the January window. The French striker signed for the north London side from the Gunners after he was deemed to be surplus to requirements at The Emirates by Arsene Wenger this season. Giroud sco...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 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 Feb 18 10:15 AM
Jamie Carragher believes Chelsea FC can no longer compete with Manchester City and Manchester United in the transfer market. The Blues signed more players in the January transfer window than their Premier League rivals following three new additions. Chelsea FC signed England international Ross Ba...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 9:30 AM
Frank Lampard has heaped praise on Andreas Christensen following his impressive performances for Chelsea FC this season. The Danish defender has earned a regular place in the starting line-up at Stamford Bridge under Antonio Conte this term and has been a key figure at the back for the Blues. Chr...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 9:00 AM
Jamie Redknapp has tipped Arsenal and Chelsea FC to miss out on a top-four finish. The Blues have struggled in 2018 so far following successive losses to Bournemouth and Watford to heap pressure on Antonio Conte. However, the west London side hoisted themselves back into the top four courtesy of...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 8:00 AM
Paul Merson has admitted that he was surprised Arsenal sold Olivier Giroud to Chelsea FC in the January transfer window. The Gunners sanctioned the sale of the France international to the defending Premier League champions on transfer deadline day. Giroud completed a £21m move to Chelsea FC after...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 7:45 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that he opted to rest both Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante for Chelsea FC’s clash against Hull City so they would be fresh for the showdown with FC Barcelona next week. The pair were left out of the matchday squad along with Cesar Azpilicueta as Chelsea FC secured a domina...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 7:30 AM
Alvaro Morata has taken to social media to lavish praise on Willy Caballero after the goalkeeper helped Chelsea FC book their place in the sixth round of the FA Cup. The Argentine goalkeeper played for the full 90 minutes at Stamford Bridge and kept a clean sheet for Antonio Conte’s side in their...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 6:45 AM
Alvaro Morata took to social media to heap praise on Willian after the Brazilian helped to fire Chelsea FC into the sixth round of the FA Cup on Friday night. The Brazilian was in fine form for the west London side as Chelsea FC claimed a dominant 4-0 victory over Hull City at Stamford Bridge … ...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 6:25 AM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that Tiemoue Bakayoko is likely to miss Chelsea FC’s Champions League showdown against FC Barcelona at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night due to injury. Bakayoko sat out the Blues’ 4-0 win over Hull City in the FA Cup on Friday night with an injury and Conte seems to thi...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 5:00 AM
Martin Keown has warned Chelsea FC and Manchester United need a big performance in the Champions League next week to lift their season. The Premier League clubs have made a strong start to the last-16 stage last week after Manchester City were 4-0 winners at Swiss side Basel and Tottenham Hotspur...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 4:50 AM
Willian has warned FC Barcelona that Chelsea FC are feeling confident ahead of their crunch Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. The Blues warmed up for the headline clash with an impressive 4-0 victory over Hull City on Friday night as they booked their place in the sixt...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 12:30 AM
Antonio Conte has challenged his Chelsea FC team to play with “enthusiasm” as they prepare for their crunch Champions League showdown with FC Barcelona next week. The Blues are preparing to welcome the La Liga giants to Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night for the first leg of their last 16 tie again...
Sport Review - Sun Feb 18 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he was delighted to see Olivier Giroud find the net for the first time in Chelsea FC’s 4-0 thrashing of Hull City in the FA Cup on Friday night. The French striker has been settling in to life at Stamford Bridge after having signed for the Blues from Arsenal in … ...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 17 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte admitted that he was delighted by Willian’s performance for Chelsea FC as the Blues thrashed Hull City 4-0 to book their place in the sixth round of the FA Cup. The Blues safely secured their progress in the cup competition with an impressive display at Stamford Bridge as they bid t...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 17 9:30 AM
Antonio Conte has hinted that he is planning to start Alvaro Morata for Chelsea FC’s crunch Champions League showdown against FC Barcelona at Stamford Bridge next week. The west London side are currently gearing up for the first leg of their crucial Champions League last 16 clash against the La L...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 17 8:30 AM
Ray Wikins has described Chelsea FC star Eden Hazard as a truly “special player”. The Belgium international scored twice in Chelsea FC’s 3-0 win over 20th-placed West Brom on Monday night to end a two-game losing run in the Premier League. Hazard scored a brilliant third goal for the defending ch...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 17 7:45 AM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that Alvaro Morata should be fit to start for Chelsea FC in their crunch Champions League showdown with FC Barcelona next week. The Spanish striker has been struggling with a niggling back injury in recent weeks but made his return to action last week when he came off...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 17 6:00 AM
Chelsea FC have to keep Eden Hazard at Stamford Bridge amid interest from Real Madrid, Ray Wilkins has warned. The Belgium international has been Chelsea FC’s best player in an otherwise mixed second season under Italian head coach Antonio Conte. Hazard has scored 11 times and has made two assist...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 17 5:40 AM
Jamie Redknapp has described Chelsea FC’s decision to sell Diego Costa as a “monumental mistake”. Chelsea have struggled with their lack of options up front in the 2017-18 season to undermine their attempt at defending their title. The west London side signed Alvaro Morata in a £58m transfer from...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 17 5:20 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes Olivier Giroud is a “clever” addition to the Chelsea FC team. The defending Premier League champions signed the France international in a £21m deal from their bitter London rivals Arsenal on transfer deadline day. Giroud found his first-team opportunities limited at Arsena...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 17 4:50 AM
Antonio Conte believes that Ethan Ampadu is set for a “brilliant” future at Chelsea FC after his impressive performances this season. The defender has been earning plenty of praise for the performances his has produced for the west London side since his move from Exeter City last summer. Ampadu h...
Sport Review - Sat Feb 17 4:30 AM
Antonio Conte has told Alvaro Morata that competition is healthy in his Chelsea FC squad after the Blues brought in Olivier Giroud from Arsenal in the January transfer window. Giroud has been getting used to life at Stamford Bridge since his surprise move from Arsenal in January and he set up Ede...