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Sport Review - Sat Jun 23 11:06 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 twice a day during the who...
Sport Review - Sat Jun 23 9:45 AM
Manchester United are confident of being able to conclude a deal to sign Willian from Chelsea FC this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Manchester Evening News, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that the Red Devils are still keen on a move to bring the 29-year-old...
Sport Review - Sat Jun 23 7:30 AM
Chelsea FC are ready to meet Juventus’ €35m asking price to sign defender Daniele Rugani this summer, according to reports in Italy. Italian website Calcionews24.com, as quoted by 101 Great Goals, is claiming that the Blues are ready to cough up the transfer fee to complete their first signing of...
Sport Review - Sat Jun 23 7:00 AM
Juventus are aiming to beat Arsenal and Chelsea FC in the race to sign Aleksandr Golovin from CSKA Moscow this summer, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet Tuttosport, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that Juventus are monitoring both Arsenal and Chelsea FC’s interest in the...
Sport Review - Sat Jun 23 6:45 AM
Chelsea FC are keen on deals to sign Raul Albiol and Miralem Pjanic this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Blues are pondering bids to try and bring the Napoli and Juventus stars to the Premier League this summer as they look to revamp their...
Sport Review - Sat Jun 23 6:25 AM
Borussia Dortmund are lining up a move to try and sign Alvaro Morata from Chelsea FC this summer, according to reports in the German media. German newspaper Bild, as quoted by talkSPORT, is reporting that the German side want to bring in the former Real Madrid star to spearhead their attack next...
Sport Review - Sat Jun 23 6:10 AM
Manchester United are set to rival Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur for the signing of Lyon midfielder Tanguy N’Dombele, according to a report in France. French media outfit Le10 Sport, as quoted by The Sun, is reporting that Manchester United have enetered the race to sign the Lyon star in the c...
Sport Review - Sat Jun 23 6:00 AM
Chelsea FC could offload up to five players in the summer transfer window as incoming Blues manager Maurizio Sarri plots a major overhaul, according to a report in England. The Daily Express is reporting that Sarri is close to becoming the new Chelsea FC manager despite Antonio Conte still occupy...
Sport Review - Sat Jun 23 5:00 AM
Maurizio Sarri has drawn up a £140m transfer wishlist if the Italian coach becomes the new Chelsea FC manager, according to a report. The Daily Express is reporting that the Blues are closing in on the appointment of Sarri as Antonio Conte’s replacement at Stamford Bridge. The same article states...
Sport Review - Sat Jun 23 12:30 AM
Jordi Alba has moved to play down the speculation linking him with a move away from FC Barcelona to the Premier League this summer. The FC Barcelona man has been touted as a target for the likes of Chelsea FC, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur in recent days as his future at Camp Nou appear...
Sport Review - Sat Jun 23 12:15 AM
N’Golo Kante was singled out for special praise by Lucas Hernandez after France’s 1-0 win over Peru at the World Cup on Thursday. The Chelsea FC midfielder was partnered with Manchester United star Paul Pogba in the middle of the park as Les Bleus claimed the three points to take a step closer to...
Sport Review - Fri Jun 22 9:15 AM
Eden Hazard wants assurances that Chelsea FC are going to sign some players to improve the Blues this summer, Dharmesh Sheth has claimed. The Belgian international’s future has been a constant source of speculation in recent years, which is hardly surprising given the current turmoil at the west...
Sport Review - Fri Jun 22 8:30 AM
Some of Chelsea FC’s senior players are becoming increasingly disillusioned at the lack of transfer activity at Stamford Bridge this summer, according to a report. The Evening Standard is reporting that some of the established members of the Blues squad are worried that Antonio Conte’s saga at St...
Sport Review - Fri Jun 22 8:00 AM
Manchester United are prepared to allow Anthony Martial to move to Chelsea FC as part of a deal to sign Willian, according to a report in the local Manchester media. The Manchester Evening News, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that the Red Devils are ready to use the want-away France in...
Sport Review - Fri Jun 22 7:45 AM
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has admitted that he may have to seek a move away from Chelsea FC to guarantee regular playing time next season. The midfielder spent last season on loan to Crystal Palace and his solid form for the Eagles helped to earn him a place in the England World Cup squad this summer in...
Sport Review - Fri Jun 22 6:15 AM
Maurizio Sarri has identified Matias Vecino and Jose Maria Callejon as his top two targets once he becomes Chelsea FC boss, according to a report. The Daily Mail is reporting that Sarri is already putting together his Chelsea FC backroom staff despite no official announcement from the west London...
Sport Review - Fri Jun 22 6:00 AM
Dries Mertens won’t make a decision on a new Napoli contract until after the World Cup amid interest from Chelsea FC, according to a report in Italy. Italian media outlet Gazzetta dello Sport, as quoted by talkSPORT, is reporting that the Belgium international has been offered a new contract that...
Sport Review - Fri Jun 22 5:40 AM
Chelsea FC will have to see off competition from Villarreal to sign Raul Albiol from Napoli this summer, according to a report in Italy. Spanish media outlet AS, as quoted by talkSPORT, is reporting that Villarreal have entered the race to sign the Spain international in the current transfer wind...
Sport Review - Fri Jun 22 5:12 AM
Inter Milan are in talks to sign Davide Zappacosta from Chelsea FC this summer, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet Sky Sport Italia, as quoted by Sky Sports News, is reporting that the Serie A club are keen on bringing the defender to the San Siro this summer after just a year at Chels...
Sport Review - Fri Jun 22 12:30 AM
Cesc Fabregas believes that Lucas Torreira has the potential to develop into a top player as the Uruguay starlet continues to be linked with Arsenal. The 22-year-old Uruguay international has been strongly linked with a move from Sampdoria to The Emirates this summer as Unai Emery looks to bolste...
Sport Review - Thu Jun 21 11:55 PM
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 twice a day during the who...
Sport Review - Thu Jun 21 11:45 PM
Eden Hazard has insisted that he does not regret the comments he made about Romelu Lukaku in the wake of Belgium’s 3-0 win over Panama in their World Cup opener. The Chelsea FC playmaker accused Lukaku of “hiding up front” in the first half of Belgium’s clash with Panama on Monday before the Manc...
Sport Review - Thu Jun 21 10:00 AM
Chelsea FC have agreed terms with Juventus defender Daniele Rugani ahead of a move to Stamford Bridge, according to a report in Italy. Italian media outlet SportItalia, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that the Blues are closing in on a deal to sign Rugani in the current transfer window....
Sport Review - Thu Jun 21 9:15 AM
Daniele Rugani’s agent has played down talk of a move to Chelsea FC this summer. The Juventus defender has been linked with a move to the Premier League this summer amid reported interest from Arsenal and Chelsea. Rugani has struggled to hold down a regular starting spot in the Juventus team desp...
Sport Review - Thu Jun 21 8:30 AM
Gianfranco Zola has refused to shed light on whether he will return to Chelsea FC as Maurizio Sarri’s assistant manager this summer. The Blues are thought to be in negotiations with Sarri about replacing Antonio Conte in the Stamford Bridge hot seat ahead of the new season. Conte led Chelsea FC t...
Sport Review - Thu Jun 21 6:35 AM
Maurizio Sarri wants to sign Dries Mertens for Chelsea FC once he is appointed as the west London club’s new manager, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that Chelsea FC are closing in on a deal to appoint Sarri as their new manager, wi...
Sport Review - Thu Jun 21 6:25 AM
Nemanja Matic has taken to social media to send a message to Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as his Serbia team-mate continues to be linked with a transfer to Manchester United. The 23-year-old Lazio midfielder is thought to be one of Manchester United’s top transfer targets this summer as Jose Mourinho...
Sport Review - Thu Jun 21 5:50 AM
Kalidou Koulibaly believes Maurizio Sarri will be a success at Chelsea FC. The Blues are rumoured to be closing in on a deal to appoint the former Napoli manager as Antonio Conte’s replacement at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea FC are thought to be interested in a deal to appoint the controversial Itali...
Sport Review - Thu Jun 21 5:10 AM
Chelsea FC are ready to enter the race to sign Juventus playmaker Miralem Pjanic in the summer transfer window, according to a report in Italy. Italian media outlet Corriere dello Sport, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Bosnia Herzegovina international is attracting interest from La Liga...
Sport Review - Thu Jun 21 4:40 AM
Maurizio Sarri’s agents have arrived in London to finalise his proposed move to take over as Chelsea FC manager, according to reports in the British media. Sky Sports is reporting that the Italian manager’s representatives have touched down in the capital to complete a deal for him to take over f...
Sport Review - Thu Jun 21 12:30 AM
Former Belgium assistant manager Vital Borkelmans has urged Eden Hazard to leave Chelsea FC this summer and seek a new challenge. The 27-year-old is widely regarded as one of European football’s top talents and he helped Chelsea FC to win the FA Cup last season by scoring the winning goal in the...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 11:45 PM
Eden Hazard has accused Romelu Lukaku of “hiding” during the first half of Belgium’s World Cup opener against Panama on Tuesday. The Chelsea and Manchester United stars both helped their national team to kick off their World Cup campaign in Russia with the three points, as Lukaku netted twice in...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 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 twice a day during the who...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 9:45 AM
Cesc Fabregas has hinted that he has been feeling more “restricted” in the position he has been played in by Antonio Conte at Chelsea FC recently. Fabregas helped the west London side to win the Premier League title in Conte’s first campaign at the club, although his playing time was somewhat res...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 8:00 AM
Manchester United are reluctant to use Anthony Martial as a makeweight in a potential deal to sign Chelsea FC star Willian, according to a report. Local media outlet the Manchester Evening News is reporting that the Jose Mourinho is interested in a deal to sign the South American in the summer tr...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 7:45 AM
Eden Hazard has stepped his game up to another level while on international duty with Belgium, according to Thibaut Courtois. The Belgium international captained his side to a 3-0 win over Panama in their opening group game at the World Cup in Russia on Monday afternoon as Roberto Martinez’s side...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 7:15 AM
The likes of Eden Hazard and Toby Alderweireld will delay the decision about their futures until after this summer’s World Cup, according to Belgium manager Roberto Martinez. Hazard’s future has been a relentless source of speculation in recent weeks amid claims that Real Madrid could try and sig...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 6:35 AM
Chelsea FC are closing in on a deal to appoint Maurizio Sarri as the club’s new manager with Gianfranco Zola as his assistant, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the west London club are now closing in on an agreement with Napoli to be able to bring the …...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 6:15 AM
Jose Mourinho will break his Manchester United transfer policy to sign Willian this summer, according to a report. The Manchester Evening News is reporting that the Red Devils are interested in a bid to sign the Brazil international from their bitter Premier League rivals Chelsea FC in the curren...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 6:10 AM
Chelsea FC are set to pursue Russia star Aleksandr Golovin once Maurizio Sarri is appointed as the new Blues manager, according to a report. The Evening Standard, as quoted by theDaily Express, is reporting that the Blues are interested in a deal to sign CSKA Moscow attacker in the summer transfe...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 6:00 AM
Chelsea FC have been informed by Robert Lewandowski and Jean Michael Seri that they won’t sign for the Blues until the managerial situation is resolved at Stamford Bridge, according to a report. The Times, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Poland international and Ivory Coast midfielder a...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 5:30 AM
Chelsea FC could miss out on a deal to sign Robert Lewandowski and could lose Eden Hazard this summer due to the uncertainty surrounding the managerial position at Chelsea FC, according to a report. The Times, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Chelsea FC could lose out in the race to...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 4:50 AM
Alvaro Morata has been enjoying some downtime with his wife Alice Campello in Italy this week as his Spain team-mates compete at the World Cup. The Chelsea FC striker was not called up to the Spain squad for his summer’s tournament in Russia following his patchy form for the west London club last...
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 12:30 AM
Chelsea FC are on the verge of appointing Maurizio Sarri as their new manager, according to reports in Italy. Italian news outlet CalcioNapoli24, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that the Blues are set to bring in the Italian manager as a replacement for Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge....
Sport Review - Wed Jun 20 12:00 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he would be interested in a move to Real Madrid from Chelsea FC this summer. The Belgian playmaker’s future has been a constant source of speculation in recent years, with the 27-year-old having been heavily linked with a possible move away from Stamford Bridge. Real...
Sport Review - Tue Jun 19 11:30 PM
Eden Hazard has openly admitted for the first time that he is considering his future at Chelsea FC beyond the summer transfer window. The Belgian playmaker is widely regarded to be one of the finest players in his position in European football and he has helped the Blues win two Premier League ti...
Sport Review - Tue Jun 19 9:10 AM
Paris Saint-Germain have submitted a bid to sign Chelsea FC target Adama Traore, according to a report. ArabNews is reporting that PSG are set to make a shock move to sign France Under-21 international in the current transfer window despite spending the 2017-18 season in the Championship. The sam...
Sport Review - Tue Jun 19 8:15 AM
Chelsea FC are in talks to sign Lyon midfielder Tanguy N’Dombele as N’Golo Kante’s replacement, according to a report. French media outfit l’Equipe, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Blues are keeping tabs on N’Dombele with view to a potential summer deal. The same article states that Tot...
Sport Review - Tue Jun 19 7:00 AM
Cesc Fabregas has taken to social media to praise David Dein after having dinner with the former Arsenal vice-chairman. Dein was one of the driving forces who helped Arsenal to conclude a deal to bring Fabregas to Highbury back in 2003 as a teenager before he eventually left his role at the north...
Sport Review - Tue Jun 19 6:45 AM
Manchester United are lining up a £60m bid to try and sign Willian from Chelsea FC this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Red Devils are keen on a move to bring the Brazilian attacker to Old Trafford for a reunion with his former manager Jose...
Sport Review - Tue Jun 19 6:15 AM
Liverpool FC are set to trigger Alex Telles’ £35m contract release clause in an attempt to steal a march on Chelsea FC to sign the FC Porto defender, according to a report in Portugal. Portuguese media outlet A Bola, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that the Reds are interested in a de...
Sport Review - Tue Jun 19 6:00 AM
Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur are on alert after Lyon offered Liverpool FC target Nabil Fekir to the Premier League clubs, according to a report in England. The Sun is reporting that Liverpool FC were unable to get a deal over the line after the Reds proving unwilling to match Lyon’s asking pr...
Sport Review - Tue Jun 19 5:50 AM
Chelsea FC have been told to forget about the possibility of signing Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly this summer. The Blues have been linked with a potential swoop to sign the Senegal international after being touted with an interest in the powerful centre-half over the past few seasons. Indeed...
Sport Review - Tue Jun 19 4:50 AM
N’Golo Kante has refused to be drawn on the speculation about his future at Chelsea FC as he continues to be linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain this summer. The 27-year-old is widely regarded to be one of the finest holding midfielders in world football and he has been earning lots of prai...
Sport Review - Tue Jun 19 12:00 AM
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he twice tried to sign N’Golo Kante for Arsenal before he ended up joining Chelsea FC in 2016. The 27-year-old is widely regarded to be one of the finest holding midfielders in Europe and he has been earning huge amounts of praise for his performances for both club...
Sport Review - Mon Jun 18 11:30 PM
Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on N’Golo Kante, describing the Chelsea FC midfielder as one of the best players he has ever seen in his position. The French international is widely considered to be one of the best holding midfielders in European football and he has been earning huge amounts of p...
Sport Review - Mon Jun 18 9:45 AM
Newcastle United are still keen on a deal to sign Kenedy from Chelsea FC on a permanent contract, according to reports in the British regional media. The Newcastle Chronicle is reporting that the Magpies are keen to wrap up a permanent deal to bring the Brazilian to St James’ Park after his loan...
Sport Review - Mon Jun 18 8:45 AM
Eden Hazard is waiting to see if Real Madrid will make an offer for his services before committing to Chelsea FC, according to Duncan Castles. The Belgium international has been regularly linked with a move to the Spanish giants over the past three or four seasons. However, a transfer has failed...
Sport Review - Mon Jun 18 7:00 AM
Chelsea FC have turned down a bid of £35m for Thibaut Courtois from Real Madrid this summer, according to reports in Italy. Gianluca Di Marzio, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Spanish side have tabled an opening offer to try and sign the goalkeeper, who has just one year left to run on...
Sport Review - Mon Jun 18 5:30 AM
Thibaut Courtois is hoping to secure a move to Atletico Madrid or Real Madrid this summer, Duncan Castles says. The Chelsea FC shot stopper is facing an uncertain future at the west London side given the Belgium international has 12 months remaining on his current deal. The Blues goalkeeper has b...
Sport Review - Mon Jun 18 5:10 AM
Eden Hazard will definitely leave Chelsea FC if he receives the right offer this summer, Duncan Castles says. The Blues forward is facing an uncertain future at the west London side following a difficult season for Chelsea FC. Antonio Conte’s side finished in fifth spot in the Premier League tabl...
Sport Review - Mon Jun 18 4:50 AM
Chelsea FC are closing in on the appointment of Maurizio Sarri as the club’s new manager, according to reports in the British media. The Guardian is reporting that the Italian manager is growing increasingly confident that a deal can be struck to bring him to the Stamford Bridge hot-seat from Nap...
Sport Review - Mon Jun 18 4:40 AM
Cesc Fabregas believes that Diego Costa improved two key parts of his game during his spell with Chelsea FC. The Spanish striker was one of the Blues’ key players in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in charge at the west London club as he helped to inspire the Blues to the Premier League title in t...
Sport Review - Mon Jun 18 12:30 AM
N’Golo Kante has been making sure that he’ll be looking sharp at the World Cup with France this summer as he got a fresh haircut while on international duty. The Chelsea FC midfielder will be hoping to play a key role for his national side as they bid to try and win the tournament in … The post...
Sport Review - Mon Jun 18 12:00 AM
Frank Leboeuf believes that N’Golo Kante can play a key role in helping France to win the World Cup in Russia this summer. The central midfielder has earned a reputation as one of the finest players in his position in recent seasons after helping both Leicester City and Chelsea FC to win the titl...
Sport Review - Sun Jun 17 11:30 PM
Cesc Fabregas believes that Diego Costa can be one of the stars of the World Cup this year. The former Chelsea FC striker netted twice for his country in their World Cup group stage opener against Portugal on Friday night as the two sides played out a thrilling 3-3 draw. Costa returned to Atletic...
Sport Review - Sun Jun 17 10:15 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea FC both remain interested in a deal to sign Nice star Jean Michael Seri, according to Dharmesh Sheth. The Ivory Coast international has been linked with a lucrative move to a top European club on a regular basis over the past few months. The 26-year-old has attracted plenty of...
Sport Review - Sun Jun 17 8:45 AM
Craig Burley has admitted that he is worried Chelsea FC will lose their key players this summer. The Blues finished in fifth spot in the Premier League table to miss out on Champions League football ahead of the new campaign. The west London side lost 3-0 to Newcastle United in their final Premie...
Sport Review - Sun Jun 17 8:15 AM
Mauro Icardi would be a great addition to the Chelsea FC team to give Eden Hazard more support, Steve Nicol has claimed. The Blues have been linked with a potential swoop to sign the Inter Milan captain in the 2018 summer transfer window. The Argentina international was omitted from his national...
Sport Review - Sun Jun 17 7:30 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea FC are interested in signing midfielder Jean Michael Seri from Nice this summer, according to reporter Peter Graves. The two London sides are believed to be on the lookout for a number of new signings this summer as they bid to build squads capable of winning the title next se...
Sport Review - Sun Jun 17 7:00 AM
Chelsea FC are confident of being able to keep hold of Thibaut Courtois this summer as Real Madrid close in on the signing of Alisson, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Blues’ hopes of keeping the Belgian shot-stopper at Stamford Bridge have bee...
Sport Review - Sun Jun 17 6:35 AM
Chelsea FC have opened talks to sign AS Roma defender Kostas Manolas in a £33m deal, according to reports in Italy. Italian journalist Alfredo Pedulla, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that the Blues are keen to tie up a deal for the Greek defender as they bid to try and build a … The...
Sport Review - Sun Jun 17 6:15 AM
Chelsea FC supporters will go crazy if the Blues sell N’Golo Kante to Paris Saint-Germain, ESPN FC pundit Paul Mariner has claimed. The Blues brought in Kante in a £30m deal from 2016 Premier League champions Leicester City under Antonio Conte. Kante was a key part of the Foxes team that won the...
Sport Review - Sun Jun 17 6:00 AM
Chelsea FC won’t sign Gonzalo Higuain unless Massimiliano Allegri takes over at Chelsea FC, ESPN FC pundit Alejandro Moreno has claimed. The Blues are thought to be on the lookout for a new manager despite Antonio Conte still continuing in his role at Stamford Bridge. The west London side are tho...