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Sport Review - Sat Mar 24 9:36 AM
Pedro Rodriguez has singled out Cesc Fabregas as the Chelsea FC star with the worst fashion sense as he poked fun at his Spain team-mate. The pair know each other well after having come through the ranks at FC Barcelona together, before they both ended up playing for Chelsea FC. Pedro was asked i...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 24 9:09 AM
Antonio Conte must accept some responsibility for Alvaro Morata’s poor form at Chelsea FC, according to ESPN FC pundit Alejandro Moreno. The Spain international moved to Chelsea FC in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the 2017 summer transfer window. The Blues were initially linked w...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 24 6:55 AM
Pedro Rodriguez believes that Antonio Rudiger and David Luiz are the two best dancers in the Chelsea FC team. Rudiger has been settling into life at Stamford Bridge following his transfer to the club from AS Roma in the summer window last year. Luiz, meanwhile, has been struggling for form and fi...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 24 6:17 AM
Chelsea FC have made a £52m offer to sign Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, according to a report in Spain. Spanish newspaper AS, as quoted by The Sun, is reporting that the defending Premier League champions have submitted a huge offer to sign the Inter skipper. The same article states that Chel...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 24 5:21 AM
Ian Wright has admitted that he has been impressed with Willian’s sparkling performances for Chelsea FC this season. The Brazil international has struggled to tie down a regular starting spot in the Chelsea FC team since Antonio Conte’s appointment in 2016. However, Alvaro Morata’s well-documente...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 24 4:49 AM
Chelsea FC defender Andreas Christensen has been sent home from international duty with Denmark after a new injury concern. The Denmark international had reported for duty with his national side this week as he bids to earn a place in the World Cup squad for this summer’s tournament. However, he...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 24 12:30 AM
Olivier Giroud has insisted that he chose to leave Arsenal and sign for Chelsea FC in the January transfer window because he was in need of a new challenge. The French striker has been settling into life at Stamford Bridge after having signed for the west London side from Arsenal in January as he...
Sport Review - Sat Mar 24 12:09 AM
Olivier Giroud has admitted that he has been frustrated not to have scored more goals for Chelsea FC since his move from Arsenal. The French striker has been getting used to life at Stamford Bridge after having left the Gunners to sign for the west London side in the January transfer window. The...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 23 10:02 AM
Pedro Rodriguez has admitted that Eden Hazard is the best player in the Chelsea FC squad. The Belgian playmaker is widely regarded as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents and he has earned plenty of new admirers since his move to Stamford Bridge from Lille back in the summer of 2012....
Sport Review - Fri Mar 23 7:13 AM
Arsene Wenger has described Olivier Giroud as “an Arsenal man” despite his transfer to Chelsea FC from the Gunners back in January. Wenger deemed the French striker to be surplus to requirements at The Emirates in the mid-season window as he allowed the 31-year-old forward to leave Arsenal and si...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 23 6:31 AM
Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC are keeping close tabs on Jack Wilshere’s situation at Arsenal, according to a report in England. The Daily Mail is reporting that Wilshere is attracting interest from a number of Premier League clubs given the uncertainty surrounding his future at Arsenal. The 26-year...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 23 5:45 AM
David Luiz is targeting a return to the Chelsea FC team for their Premier League clash, according to a report in England. The Sun, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Brazil international is working on his return to first-team action ahead of Chelsea FC’s next Premier League game. Luiz has...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 23 5:45 AM
Pedro has named Chelsea FC summer signing Davide Zappacosta as the fastest player in the Blues squad. The Spain international was an important member of Antonio Conte’s squad last season as Chelsea FC won the Premier League title with two games to spare. Pedro scored nine times in 35 games in the...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 23 4:53 AM
Chelsea FC have joined Manchester United in the race to sign Toby Alderweireld from Tottenham Hotspur this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the west London side have identified the 29-year-old Belgian defender as a potential target this summer a...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 23 4:53 AM
David Luiz is clearly working hard to prove a point to Antonio Conte as he looks to try and break back into the Chelsea FC first team. The Brazilian defender has struggled for form and fitness this season and has failed to hold down a regular spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge under … Th...
Sport Review - Fri Mar 23 12:21 AM
Diego Costa has revealed that he is a big fan of Alvaro Morata and says the Chelsea FC striker will be missed after being omitted from the Spain squad. The Chelsea FC star was left out of the national team squad for their forthcoming friendly games as they prepare for the World Cup in Russia … ...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 7:49 PM
By all relative measures, Chelsea FC’s season hasn’t been a great one. The defending Premier League champions’ summer signings didn’t really boost the side in the way that was expecting, with the likes of Alvaro Morata and Tiemou Bakayoko still finding their feet. Antonio Conte has been vocal wit...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 9:51 AM
Pedro Rodriguez believes that Alvaro Morata’s goal against Leicester at the weekend will help him to enjoy a successful end to the campaign with Chelsea FC. The Spanish striker scored Chelsea FC’s opening goal with a cool finish in the first half of the Blues’ 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final win at the...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 8:41 AM
Steven Gerrard has warned Liverpool FC not to write off Chelsea FC too soon in the race to finish in the Premier League’s top four. The Reds were 5-0 winners against Watford at Anfield in the Premier League last weekend thanks to Mohamed Salah’s four-goal haul. Liverpool FC hoisted themselves abo...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 8:24 AM
Pedro admits he is excited about the prospect of another FA Cup semi-final after Chelsea FC were pitted against Southampton in the last-four draw. The Spain international scored an extra-time winner to secure a 2-1 win over Leicester City in the FA Cup quarter-final at the King Power Stadium last...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 7:34 AM
Andreas Christensen has admitted his frustration at his recent dip in form with Chelsea FC. The Danish defender has been earning plenty of praise for his strong performances for the west London side so far this season after having returned to Stamford Bridge following a two-year loan spell at Ger...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 7:02 AM
Chelsea FC are willing to pay Toby Alderweireld weekly wages of £150, 000 as they look to try and sign the defender from Tottenham this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the west London club are prepared to spend big on tryi...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 6:31 AM
Marcos Alonso has told Alvaro Morata to keep focused and work on performing for Chelsea between now and the end of the season as he bids to help the Blues finish in the top four. The striker has endured a difficult few months at Stamford Bridge after having struggled with a back injury and also ...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 6:18 AM
Pedro believes Chelsea FC are in a “good moment” ahead of the visit of Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge in their next Premier League game. The defending champions edged to a 2-1 extra-time win over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium in the FA Cup quarter-final last weekend. Pedro netted...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 5:43 AM
Pedro has reassured Chelsea FC supporters that Alvaro Morata’s injury woes are over. The Spain centre-forward moved to defending Premier League champions Chelsea FC from La Liga giants Real Madrid in a club record £58m deal in 2017 summer transfer window. Morata has scored nine times in their ope...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 4:52 AM
Alan Shearer has lavished praise on N’Golo Kante following his superb form for Chelsea FC in recent seasons. The 26-year-old midfielder signed for the west London side from Leicester City in the 2016 summer transfer window and helped the Blues to win the Premier League last season, after also hav...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 12:45 AM
Marcos Alonso has revealed that Alvaro Morata “wasn’t happy” after learning that he had been omitted from the Spain squad. The Chelsea FC striker has endured a difficult few months at Stamford Bridge after having struggled for both form and fitness under Antonio Conte. Morata made a return to goa...
Sport Review - Thu Mar 22 12:11 AM
N’Golo Kante has told his Chelsea FC team-mates that they must focus on winning the FA Cup this season after their disappointing form in all other competitions. The Blues were dumped out of the Champions League by FC Barcelona earlier this month to leave them playing for the FA Cup and a top-four...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 10:32 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 Mar 21 10:32 AM
Pat Nevin says he is determined not to take Chelsea FC midfielder N’Golo Kante for granted. The France international has been one of the Blues’ most-consistent players in the current campaign during his second season at Chelsea FC. Kante moved to the defending Premier League champions in a £30m d...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 9:35 AM
Steven Gerrard has talked up the importance of Liverpool FC returning to winning ways last weekend to ramp up the pressure on Chelsea FC. Gerrard was at Anfield as the Reds produced a devastating attacking display to thrash Watford 5-0 on Merseyside and bounce back from their 2-1 loss to Manchest...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 9:16 AM
Roberto Martinez has questioned Antonio Conte’s decision to play Chelsea FC forward Eden Hazard in a false number nine role. The Italian head coach has been using Hazard in a forward role in recent months following Alvaro Morata’s struggles at the west London club. The summer signing has struggle...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 8:41 AM
Ray Wilkins believes Harry Kane’s injury setback could result in Chelsea FC beating Tottenham Hotspur to a fourth-placed finish this season. The England international suffered an ankle problem during a 4-1 win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium earlier this month. Kane has scored 24 of Tott...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 8:18 AM
N’Golo Kante has reiterated that he is happy at Chelsea FC despite reported interest from Paris Saint-Germain. The France international moved to the west London outfit in a £30m deal from Leicester City in the 2016 summer transfer window. Kante was part of the Leicester team that won the Premier...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 7:55 AM
William Gallas believes that Chelsea FC would be able to cope with losing both Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois in the summer transfer window. The speculation surrounding Hazard’s long-term future at Stamford Bridge could be set to gather pace in the coming weeks and months as the summer window d...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 7:36 AM
Sadio Mane looked in high spirits as he posed for a picture with reported Chelsea FC transfer target Kalidou Koulibaly as they linked up for Senegal duty. The Napoli defender has long been linked with a move to the Premier League and he was touted as a target for the Blues in recent transfer wind...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 6:41 AM
Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur are among the clubs interested in signing Luke Shaw this summer if he is sold by Manchester United, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is reporting that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is ready to cash-in on the left-back after having f...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 6:16 AM
Chelsea FC are interested in a deal to sign Luke Shaw if Manchester United opt to sell the left-back at the end of the season, according to a report in England. The Daily Mail is reporting that Shaw is becoming increasingly disillusioned with life at Old Trafford following Jose Mourinho’s relentl...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 5:51 AM
Pat Nevin believes Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata to hold the key to Chelsea FC’s top-four challenge. The Blues are in fifth place in the Premier League table and five points adrift of Tottenham Hotspur in pursuit of a Champions League qualification spot. The west London outfit have lost four o...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 5:51 AM
Ian Wright has claimed that Chelsea FC midfielder N’Golo Kante doesn’t get enough credit for his skill. The France international has established himself as a key part of the Chelsea FC team since his £30m from Leicester City in the 2016 summer transfer window. Kante helped Leicester to win an unp...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 5:03 AM
Pat Nevin was impressed with Alvaro Morata’s performance in Chelsea FC’s 2-1 win over Leicester City in the FA Cup quarter-finals. Morata was handed a rare starting spot for the FA Cup clash after being overlooked over the past couple of months due to a loss of confidence and fitness. The 25-year...
Sport Review - Wed Mar 21 12:03 AM
Andreas Christensen has revealed that he has been taking advice from John Terry following his recent struggles in a Chelsea FC shirt. The Danish defender has earned a regular spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge this season after having returned from a two-year loan spell with German side Bo...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 10:48 AM
Eden Hazard has expressed his delight at Chelsea FC’s progression to the FA Cup semi-finals on Sunday. The defending Premier League champions made the trip to Leicester City in the last eight looking to make amends for their Champions League exit last week. FC Barcelona were 3-0 winners against A...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 10:15 AM
Pedro Rodriguez is backing Alvaro Morata and his team-mates to find top form for Chelsea FC between now and the end of the season after his goal against Leicester City on Sunday. The Spanish striker had been struggling to produce consistent form in the Premier League for the west London side sinc...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 9:41 AM
Nemanja Matic has conceded that winning the FA Cup this season would not represent a successful campaign for Manchester United. The 29-year-old has been settling into life at Old Trafford after having signed for the Red Devils from Chelsea FC in the summer transfer window. It has been something o...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 8:59 AM
Ian Wright has lavished praise on Chelsea FC midfielder N’Golo Kante. The France international helped Leicester City to win an unprecedented Premier League title in the 2015-16 season. Kante moved to Chelsea FC from Leicester in a £30m deal in the 2016 summer transfer window to bolster Antonio Co...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 8:00 AM
Alvaro Morata has taken to social media to declare that he will be working harder than ever to prove himself at Chelsea FC after he helped to fire the Blues into the FA Cup semi-finals. Morata had been struggling for form and fitness since the turn of the year but he netted the opening goal … T...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 7:37 AM
Manchester United are planning a bid to sign Marcos Alonso from Chelsea FC this summer, according to reports in Spain. The Daily Mirror is quoting unnamed sources in the Spanish media as saying that the Red Devils could be ready to make another move for a Chelsea FC player after they signed Neman...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 6:47 AM
Antonio Conte has warned his Chelsea FC players that they cannot afford to underestimate the threat posed by Southampton after his side were paired with the south coast club in the FA Cup semi-finals. Conte watched his side secure their place in the FA Cup semi-finals on Sunday afternoon with a 2...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 6:17 AM
Ian Wright has challenged Andreas Christensen to learn from his mistakes to become a top defender at Chelsea FC. The Denmark international returned from a two-season loan spell at Borussia Monchengladbach at the start of the 2017-18 season. Christensen has managed to usurp David Luiz in the Chels...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 5:42 AM
N’Golo Kante has underlined his desire to win the FA Cup and finish in the Premier League’s top four. The defending Premier League champions were 2-1 extra-time winners against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium in the FA Cup quarter-final on Sunday afternoon. Alvaro Morata broke the deadlo...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 5:31 AM
Petr Cech believes Chelsea FC’s poor season could be attributed to over analysing small things that have gone wrong this season. The Blues were crowned Premier League champions in their first season under Antonio Conte after Chelsea FC finished seven points clear of runners up Tottenham Hotspur l...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 5:20 AM
Gianfranco Zola is hoping that Antonio Conte will still be Chelsea FC manager at the start of next season. The Italian head coach is facing speculation surrounding his future at the defending Premier League champions following a difficult second season at Stamford Bridge. Conte managed to guide t...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 4:53 AM
Cesc Fabregas wasted no time in jetting off to warmer climes after helping Chelsea FC to book their place in the FA Cup semi-finals on Sunday. The Spanish midfielder has not been picked for his national side’s forthcoming friendly clashes and so he will use the international break to get some muc...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 4:53 AM
Nemanja Matic has admitted that working under “special” Jose Mourinho can be very demanding after having linked up with the Portuguese coach at both Manchester United and Chelsea FC. The Serbian midfielder has been getting used to life at Old Trafford after having signed for the Red Devils from C...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 12:39 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that he substituted Willian during Chelsea FC’s FA Cup victory over Leicester because the Brazilian was suffering with fatigue. Willian has been in superb form for the west London side this season and he has been one of the Blues’ most consistent players despite their s...
Sport Review - Tue Mar 20 12:03 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted his delight at the way Pedro Rodriguez has been performing for Chelsea FC this season. The Spanish attacker has been a regular fixture in the first team for the Blues this season and he has been one of the west London side’s most consistent performers. Pedro came off th...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 19 11:49 PM
Antonio Conte praised Alvaro Morata for his goal and performance after he helped to fire Chelsea FC into the FA Cup semi-finals by beating Leicester City on Sunday. The striker has been struggling to produce consistent form in all competitions for the west London club this season after having joi...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 19 9:22 AM
Pat Nevin has named Nemanja Matic as Manchester United’s most important player. The Red Devils signed the Serbia international in a £40m deal from defending Premier League champions Chelsea FC last summer. The title holders’ raised eyebrows with their decision to sell a key part of their title-wi...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 19 7:00 AM
Antonio Conte has insisted that he does not fear the prospect of Eden Hazard leaving Chelsea FC if the Blues fail to finish in the top four this season. The west London side are currently in fifth place in the Premier League table and facing the very real danger of failing to qualify for next … ...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 19 6:03 AM
Nemanja Matic has been Manchester United’s best player this season, according to Kevin Kilbane. The Red Devils signed the Serbia international in a £40m deal from defending Premier League champions Chelsea FC last summer. Matic was allowed to move to Chelsea FC’s title rivals despite Matic playin...
Sport Review - Mon Mar 19 12:16 AM
Antonio Conte has told Willian to do everything he can to maintain his form between now and the end of the season for Chelsea FC. The Brazilian attacker has been one of Chelsea FC’s top performers in what has been a difficult few weeks for Conte’s men in all competitions. Chelsea FC were dumped o...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 11:53 PM
Jose Mourinho singled out Nemanja Matic for special praise after the midfielder’s impressive performance in Manchester United’s victory over Brighton in the FA Cup on Saturday. The midfielder set up the first goal for the Red Devils with a cross for Romelu Lukaku in the first half, and then nette...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 7:27 PM
Alan Shearer singled out both Willian and Alvaro Morata for special praise following the pair’s performances for Chelsea FC their 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final win over Leicester City on Sunday. Morata was restored to the starting line-up for the cup clash by Antonio Conte after what has been a diffic...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 7:02 PM
Petr Cech heaped praise on Alvaro Morata for an “absolutely brilliant” finish in Chelsea FC’s 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final win over Leicester City on Sunday. Morata has been struggling for form for the Blues in recent weeks but he netted his first goal of 2018 in style with a cool finish to give the...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 10:18 AM
Charlie Adam is tipping Chelsea FC to finish in the top four this season and qualify for next term’s Champions League. The Blues have been in stuttering form in recent weeks and that has caused them to drop out of the top four in the English top flight. Antonio Conte’s men are currently in fifth...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 9:08 AM
Cesar Azpilicueta is hoping Chelsea FC can beat Leicester City to book their place in the FA Cup semi-finals on Sunday. The Blues exited the Champions League at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night after the title holders were unable to contain Lionel Messi. The Argentina international scored either s...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 8:39 AM
Martin Keown has questioned why Antonio Conte didn’t order N’Golo Kante to man mark Lionel Messi during FC Barcelona’s 3-0 win over Chelsea FC on Wednesday night. The France international has established himself as one of the Premier League’s best midfielders over the past two and a half seasons...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 7:30 AM
Manchester United are poised to battle it out with Chelsea FC in the race to sign Jorginho from Napoli this summer, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet Calcionews24, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that the Red Devils are pondering a move to sign the 26-year-old Italy intern...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 6:59 AM
Thibaut Courtois has hinted that he is ready to commit his long-term future to Chelsea FC. The Belgian goalkeeper’s situation at Stamford Bridge has been a source of speculation in recent weeks as his current contract with the defending Premier League champions expires at the end of next season....
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 6:19 AM
Charlie Adam has warned Eden Hazard that he will find it difficult to play for a bigger club than Chelsea FC. The Belgium international has been in decent form in the 2017-18 season despite the west London side’s inconsistent form. Hazard has netted 11 times and has made three assists in 26 appea...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 6:19 AM
Chris Sutton has demanded that Chelsea FC make a statement of intent by tying down Eden Hazard to a new long-term contract. The Belgium international has been linked with a potential move to Real Madrid in recent months, although los Blancos have long been touted as interested in the Chelsea FC n...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 5:29 AM
Antonio Conte needs to heal his rift with David Luiz given Andreas Christensen’s struggles for Chelsea FC, Garth Crooks has claimed. The Blues have endured a difficult start to 2018 following a return of five victories in their opening 16 games in the calendar year so far. Defending champions Che...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 4:51 AM
Eden Hazard has told Chelsea FC that he will leave the club if they do not secure Champions League football for next season, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Don Balon, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that the Belgian international will consider his future at Stamford Bridg...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 4:51 AM
Antonio Conte has warned Alvaro Morata that he will have to step his game up for Chelsea FC if he wants to secure a place in the Spain squad for this summer’s World Cup. The 25-year-old has been struggling for form and fitness with the Blues in recent weeks following his transfer to the west … ...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 12:53 AM
Pat Nevin believes that Chelsea FC’s hopes of finishing in the top four this season will be over if they lose to Tottenham in their next Premier League game. The west London side have coming to terms with the disappointment of their Champions League exit at the hands of FC Barcelona in the last 1...
Sport Review - Sun Mar 18 12:07 AM
Antonio Conte has warned his Chelsea FC players not to underestimate the threat posed by Leicester City ahead of their FA Cup quarter-final clash on Sunday. The west London side head into the game looking to bounce back from the disappointment of being knocked out of the Champions League at the h...