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Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 11:45 PM
Chelsea and Liverpool are set to battle it out for the signature of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain before the close of the summer transfer window next week, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the 24-year-old midfielder has turned down the offer of a new contrac...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 9:45 AM
Alvaro Morata looked to be in high spirits as enjoyed breakfast with his new Chelsea team-mates at Cobham on Friday morning. The Spanish striker is getting used to life at the west London club after having signed for the Blues from Real Madrid last month. Morata made his first Premier League star...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 9:00 AM
Mark Lawrenson has credited Manchester United signing Nemanja Matic with getting the best out of Paul Pogba. The Red Devils managed to pull off a transfer coup after Manchester United signed Matic in a £40m deal from Premier League champions Chelsea earlier this month. The Blues made the bizarre...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 8:45 AM
Jamie Redknapp is confident Tiemoue Bakayoko will only get better as the Chelsea signing gets more Premier League football under his belt. The French midfielder was rushed into the Blues team last weekend for the trip to Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley. Antonio Conte was without suspended Cesc Fabre...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 8:31 AM
Graeme Souness has claimed that Chelsea answered a lot of questions with their 2-1 win against Tottenham Hotspur last weekend. The Premier League champions endured a tumultuous summer after missing out on top targets Everton striker Romelu Lukaku and Juventus defender Alex Sandro. Chelsea made th...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 7:45 AM
Shay Given has urged Chelsea to complete a deal to sign Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City before the close of the transfer window next week. The Blues have been heavily linked with a move to bring the 27-year-old England international to Stamford Bridge this summer as Antonio Conte looks to bo...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 7:00 AM
Chelsea are “confident” of completing a deal to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain before the transfer deadline next week, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the Blues feel that they will be able to lure the 24-year-old midfielder to Stamford Bridge, despit...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 6:35 AM
Arsenal are facing being “forced” to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain before the transfer deadline next week, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Gunners could be forced to offload the 24-year-old midfielder before next Thursday or risk losing him on a fr...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 6:10 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Chelsea to end Everton’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season with a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. The defending champions made a conspicuous start to the new campaign after a surprise 3-2 loss to Burnley in west London in their Premier League opener. Chel...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 5:40 AM
Danny Higginbotham has admitted that he was astounded Chelsea decided to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United. The Red Devils agreed a £40m fee with the defending Premier League champions to secure the signature of the Serbia international. Chelsea signed Tiemoue Bakayoko in a £40m transfer ea...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 5:30 AM
Chelsea are prepared to match Arsenal’s offer of £180, 000 a week for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to Kaveh Solhekol. The Premier League champions are interested in signing the England international from their London rivals in the summer transfer window. Oxlade-Chamberlain has entered the f...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 4:50 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has admitted that he was frustrated to have to wait so long to make his first appearance in a Chelsea shirt following his transfer from Monaco this summer. The midfielder signed for the Blues last month after Antonio Conte identified him as the man to bolster his options in that...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 12:03 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 sum...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 26 12:00 AM
Paul Merson is tipping Chelsea to edge to a 2-1 win over Everton at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday. The Blues head into the game fresh from having picked up their first Premier League points of the season thanks to their 2-1 win over Tottenham at Wembley last weekend. Antonio Con...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 10:10 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 sum...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 9:45 AM
Paul Pogba has hailed the signing of Nemanja Matic this summer and he thinks that the Serbian will help him find his best form at Manchester United. The Red Devils completed a big-money deal to bring the midfielder to Old Trafford from Chelsea earlier this month as the Premier League champions ma...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 8:45 AM
Shay Given believes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be tempted by the idea of swapping Arsenal for Chelsea this summer. The England international’s future has been a source of relentless debate in the current transfer window so far despite Oxlade-Chamberlain starting both of Arsenal’s Premier League...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 8:00 AM
Chelsea could discuss a potential deal to sign Ross Barkley when the English champions host Everton on Sunday afternoon, according to Kaveh Solhekol. The England international’s future has been a source of speculation throughout the summer transfer window following the playmaker’s decision not to...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 6:25 AM
Chelsea want to wrap up transfer deals for Danny Drinkwater, Ross Barkley and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain before the close of the summer transfer window next Thursday, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the Blues are keen to wrap up deals for all three of...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 6:15 AM
Chelsea are still interested in signing Antonio Candreva, although the midfielder looks increasingly likely to remain at Inter Milan, according to Kaveh Solhekol. The Premier League champions are interested in signing the 30-year-old to improve their squad depth ahead of a return to the Champions...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 6:05 AM
Chelsea have a 25 per cent chance of completing a deal to sign Inter Milan winger Antonio Candreva, according to ESPN reporter David Amoyal. The Premier League champions have been linked with a swoop to sign the 30-year-old in the summer transfer window to improve their squad options. Chelsea man...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 5:55 AM
Chelsea and Liverpool are still interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain this summer, Kaveh Solhekol has claimed. The England international’s future has been a source of speculation throughout the summer transfer window so far. Oxlade-Chamberlain has failed to agree to a n...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 5:50 AM
Chelsea will have to pay £40m to sign Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater, Kaveh Solhekol has claimed. The Premier League champions are looking to sign the England international from the 2016 champions before the close of the summer transfer window. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte signed Monaco...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 5:00 AM
Michael Owen doesn’t expect Chelsea to drop points against Everton on Sunday despite Wayne Rooney’s impressive start to the new season. The Premier League champions will host the Toffees at Stamford Bridge this weekend in search of a first home victory of the 2017-18 campaign. The west London sid...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 4:40 AM
Eden Hazard is ready to “push” for a transfer to Real Madrid from Chelsea, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Don Balon, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that the Belgian playmaker is ready to try and force through a move to the Bernabeu. The same report claims that the 26-yea...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 4:30 AM
Arsene Wenger has told Chelsea to forget about signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal this summer. The 24-year-old midfielder’s situation has been a source of speculation this summer after he entered into the final 12 months of his contract at The Emirates. Chelsea have been heavily linked...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 12:30 AM
Chelsea are determined to try and sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal this summer in a £35m deal, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the Blues have made a “new move” to try and land the England international as they look to bring in a number of...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 25 12:00 AM
Chelsea are keen on signing Jamie Vardy from Leicester City this summer but are yet to make an official offer to try and sign the striker, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Blues have placed Vardy as one of their potential summer transfer targets befo...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 11:30 PM
Chelsea are close to completing the signing of Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City in a £40m deal, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is claiming that the west London side are close to confirming the signing of the England international as Antonio Conte looks to bolster hi...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 9:30 AM
Chelsea are getting ready to test Arsenal’s resolve with a £35m bid for midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain before the transfer deadline, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the Blues are poised to make a fresh offer for the England international as they lo...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 9:15 AM
Graeme Souness has backed Tiemoue Bakayoko to be a success at Chelsea. The French midfielder made his first Premier League appearance at Wembley on Sunday as Antonio Conte turned to the unfit summer signing for the clash against Tottenham Hotspur. Bakayoko moved to the defending champions in a £4...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 8:30 AM
Phil Neville has claimed that Antonio Conte was making a point about his lack of power at Chelsea when the Blues manager wore a tracksuit for their opening two games of the 2017-18 season. The Italian coach won the Premier League title in his first season in charge of the west London side after C...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 8:00 AM
Chelsea want to appoint former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel as Antonio Conte’s replacement, according to reports in Germany. German outlet Sport Bild, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Tuchel is being lined up to succeed the Italian coach at Stamford Bridge following a dif...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 7:15 AM
Roberto Martinez says that Eden Hazard is not yet “100 per cent” fit as the Belgium manager ponders calling him up for international duty. The Chelsea playmaker has been out of action since the start of the summer after having suffered a broken ankle while on international duty with Belgium. Haza...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 6:35 AM
Both Manchester United and Chelsea remain interested in signing Danny Rose from Tottenham this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Independent is reporting that Rose is set to hold “decisive” talks with Spurs this week about his future after his controversial newspaper intervie...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 6:25 AM
Chelsea are pondering a surprise move to sign Jamie Vardy from Leicester City before next week’s transfer deadline, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the Blues are weighing up a bid to try and bring the England international to Stamford Bridge as Antonio...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 6:15 AM
Chelsea are increasingly confident of signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in a £35m deal despite interest from Liverpool, according to reports in England. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Premier League champions are still hoping to conclude a deal to bring the England international to Chel...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 6:00 AM
Alvaro Morata has hailed Dele Alli as a “top player” after the Chelsea striker got his hands on the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder’s shirt following Sunday’s Wembley clash. The Premier League champions registered their first three points of the 2017-18 Premier League campaign after a 2-1 victory ov...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 5:30 AM
Chelsea are closing in on a deal to sign Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan, according to reports in England. Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport, as quoted by the Sun, is reporting that the Serie A giants hope to offload the Italy international to the Premier League champions. The same article...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 5:10 AM
Thierry Henry says Chelsea aren’t suddenly the best team in the Premier League after Sunday’s 2-1 win against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley. The Blues made a conspicuous start to the 2017-18 Premier League campaign following a 3-2 loss to Burnley in their season opener at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 12:30 AM
Chelsea are hoping to sign Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan in a £25m deal before next week’s transfer deadline, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Blues are hoping to conclude a deal for the 30-year-old Italy international before the transfer windo...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 24 12:00 AM
Chelsea are closing in on the signing of Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City in a £30m deal, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the Blues are getting closer to tying up a deal for the England midfielder as Antonio Conte looks for his fifth signing of the...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 11:51 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 sum...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 11:45 PM
Chelsea or Liverpool could be set to make a late move to try and sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is claiming that the Blues and the Reds are considering testing Arsenal’s resolve with a bid for the 24-year-old m...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 9:45 AM
Chelsea are lining up a new big-money bid to try and sign Andrea Belotti from Torino this summer, according to reports in Italy. Italian website TransferMarketWeb, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that the Blues are keen to try and lure the Italian forward to Stamford Bridge before the c...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 9:30 AM
Stuart Pearce has told Liverpool to consider making a move to sign Diego Costa from Chelsea if Philippe Coutinho leaves Anfield this summer. Coutinho’s future has been a relentless source of speculation this summer amid reports that Barcelona are keen on bringing him to Camp Nou as a replacement...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 9:15 AM
Pat Nevin doesn’t believe any of Arsenal’s title rivals would consider signing Mesut Ozil. The Gunners playmaker was singled out for criticism after Arsenal suffered a 1-0 loss to Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday evening. BT Sport pundits Steven Gerrard and Martin Keown used Ozil a...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 8:30 AM
Ryan Giggs believes Chelsea manager Antonio Conte needs at least two more signings before the close of the summer transfer window. The defending Premier League champions got their season back on track thanks to a 2-1 win against title rivals Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Sunday evening. Marcos...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 7:15 AM
Chelsea could still make a new late attempt to try and sign Alex Sandro from Juventus this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the Blues are considering making a final “last-ditch” move to try and bring the 26-year-old Brazilian to Stamford Bri...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 6:45 AM
Chelsea are waiting for the green light from Southampton before making a big-money bid to try and sign Virgil van Dijk, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the Blues are waiting for encouragement from the south coast club to make a move to sign the Net...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 6:25 AM
Chelsea are considering a move to sign Jamie Vardy from Leicester City as they look to bolster their attacking options at Stamford Bridge this summer, according to reports. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the the Blues are pondering a move for the 30-year-old England international as the we...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 6:05 AM
Gary Neville has credited David Luiz with turning Sunday’s London derby on its head after Chelsea were 2-1 winners against Tottenham Hotspur. The Premier League champions made the trip to the home of English football in search of three points after a 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge in thei...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 5:50 AM
Frank Lampard is confident that Chelsea will retain their Premier League title this season. The Premier League champions endured a tough start to the 2017-18 campaign after Chelsea suffered a shock 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge in their season opener. Chelsea suffered a further blow as c...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 4:40 AM
Both Manchester United and Chelsea are interested in signing Dele Alli from Tottenham, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that both the Red Devils and the Blues are keen on trying to prise the 21-year-old England international away from Spurs in the future. All...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 23 12:15 AM
Antonio Conte has insisted that the Chelsea board are working hard to try and bring in more players before the close of the transfer window at the end of the month. The Blues have been relatively busy in the summer transfer window so far as Conte looks to try and steer his team towards a … The...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 11:33 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 sum...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 10:00 AM
Gary Neville says that Chelsea responded “like champions” after their battling 2-1 win over Tottenham at Wembley on Sunday. The Blues had found themselves under plenty of early season pressure this month after they slumped to a shock 2-1 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge in their Premier League...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 9:45 AM
Nemanja Matic has told Manchester United’s Premier League rivals that the Red Devils are ready to handle the pressure in the title race this season. The Premier League leaders notched up their second 4-0 victory of the season on Saturday when they beat Swansea City 4-0 at the Liberty Stadium. Tha...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 9:30 AM
Luciano Spalletti has admitted that Chelsea could still make a move to sign Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan this summer. The Blues have been credited with an interest in signing the 30-year-old midfielder in recent days as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his squad ahead of the close of the trans...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 9:15 AM
Chelsea are one of two clubs being linked with Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, according to reports in England. The Sun is reporting that Aubameyang is looking to secure a move away from the German side in the summer transfer window but a deal has failed to materialise despit...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 8:42 AM
Jamie Redknapp has heaped praise on Tiemoue Bakayoko after the Chelsea midfielder’s assured performance in a 2-1 win against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. The defending Premier League champions made the trip to Wembley to take on their bitter London rivals in Tottenham’s first top flight game at t...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 7:45 AM
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink believes that Chelsea still need to bring in another striker before transfer deadline day despite the arrival of Alvaro Morata this summer. The Spanish forward became Chelsea’s marquee signing last month when he joined the Blues from Real Madrid on a five-year contract. Th...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 6:45 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he was delighted by Tiemoue Bakayoko’s Chelsea debut during the 2-1 win over Tottenham at Wembley on Sunday. The midfielder joined Chelsea from French side Monaco last month but missed the Blues’ opening games of the season due to a minor knee injury. However, he w...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 5:20 AM
Chelsea are in discussions with Atletico Madrid to secure a £50m deal for Diego Costa, according to reports. The Daily Mail, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that the Premier League champions are in negotiations with los Rojiblancos about the sale of Costa to his former employers. The...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 5:00 AM
Ian Wright is backing Alvaro Morata to blossom into a prolific striker at Chelsea. The Spain international made his full Premier League debut at Wembley on Sunday afternoon in Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur. Morata, though, missed a superb chance to make the breakthrough after the 2...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 4:50 AM
Marcos Alonso has lavished praise on David Luiz for his fine performance in Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Tottenham at Wembley on Sunday. The Brazilian midfielder was asked to play in front of Chelsea’s back three as the Blues picked up their first Premier League points of the season. Alonso scored both...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 4:40 AM
Alan Shearer has criticised Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United this summer, branding the decision as “ridiculous”. The Blues opted to part company with the Serbian midfielder as they agreed to sell him to their direct Premier League rivals and allow him to link up with...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 22 12:10 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 sum...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 21 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 21 9:15 AM
Pat Nevin believes it was always in Chelsea and Antonio Conte’s thinking to sell Nemanja Matic in the summer transfer window. The Premier League champions snapped up Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in a £40m deal from the Ligue 1 champions earlier this summer. Bakayoko’s arrival triggered spec...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 21 8:15 AM
Jamie Carragher has admitted that his biggest issue with Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic is that the midfielder moved to a direct title rival. The Premier League champions signed French defensive midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco last month. Baka...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 21 7:30 AM
Chelsea have made an enquiry about signing Toby Alderweireld from Tottenham this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Times, as quoted by BBC Sport, is reporting that the west London side have enquired about the Belgian defender’s potential interest in leaving Spurs this summer,...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 21 7:00 AM
Chelsea are considering a move for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak after their bid for Danny Drinkwater stalled over Leicester’s £40m asking price, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that Chelsea could switch their attentions towards trying to land...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 21 6:25 AM
Chelsea are still interested in signing Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan this summer, according to reports in Italy. Italian website Calciomercato is reporting that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is a keen admirer of Candreva and would like to bring the 30-year-old to Stamford Bridge this summer. Ho...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 21 6:10 AM
Liverpool should use the money from Philippe Coutinho’s sale to sign Chelsea striker Diego Costa and Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, according to Andy Townsend. The Reds are facing the real prospect of losing Coutinho to Barcelona in the summer transfer window as the La Liga giants look to...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 21 5:55 AM
Nemanja Matic is the last piece in the Manchester United jigsaw, according to Ian Wright. The Red Devils managed to complete a £40m deal to sign the Serbia international in a £40m deal from Premier League champions Chelsea earlier this summer. The new Manchester United midfielder has wasted no ti...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 21 5:50 AM
Pat Nevin has likened Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata to Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish. The Premier League champions completed a £58m deal to sign the Spain international from La Liga giants Real Madrid earlier in the summer transfer window. However, Morata wasn’t thought to be Antonio Conte’s fi...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 21 5:10 AM
Pat Nevin has heaped praise on Chelsea’s “fantastic” Alvaro Morata for bouncing back from a tough start at Stamford Bridge. The Premier League champions were initially linked with a move to sign Belgium international Romelu Lukaku in a big-money deal from Everton. However, Manchester United manag...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 11:45 PM
Chelsea are ready to splash the cash on five new summer signings before the close of the transfer window at the end of the month, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is reporting that the Blues are ready to spend big on bolstering their squad as Antonio Conte prepares his...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 6:54 PM
Gary Lineker singled out Victor Wanyama and Hugo Lloris for criticism after Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Sunday. The north London side welcomed the Premier League champions to the home of English football in their first top-flight fixture since temporarily relocating...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 6:30 PM
Michael Owen criticised Hugo Lloris for his role in Chelsea’s winner after Marcos Alonso’s late goal secured a 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley. Spurs welcomed the Premier League champions in their first top-flight fixture since relocating to Wembley while their new stadium is being buil...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 6:10 PM
Gary Lineker was quick to heap praise on Marco Alonso after the Chelsea defender scored a stunning free-kick in a 2-1 win against Tottenham on Sunday. Chelsea made the trip to Wembley to face their bitter London rivals in their new temporary home in search of a first Premier League win of the 201...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 6:03 PM
Thierry Henry admitted that Tottenham Hotspur were powerless to stop Marcos Alonso’s free-kick in Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Wembley on Sunday. Spurs welcomed bitter rivals Chelsea to Wembley in their first Premier League game since relocating to the home of English football while their new stadium is...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 5:57 PM
Gary Neville lavished praise on Marcos Alonso after the Spaniard’s two goals fired Chelsea to a 2-1 win over Tottenham at Wembley. Alonso gave Chelsea, who headed into the game on the back of their shock 3-2 loss to Burnley last week, the lead midway through the first half with a sublime left-foo...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 9:15 AM
Jamie Redknapp is backing Tottenham Hotspur to beat Chelsea in their Premier League clash at Wembley on Sunday. Mauricio Pochettino’s side will host the Premier League champions in their first game at Wembley since temporarily relocating to the home of English football. The Lilywhites were impres...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 9:00 AM
Tottenham Hotspur should sell Danny Rose if Chelsea or Manchester United offer £50m, Danny Murphy has claimed. The England international has emerged as a target for both the Premier League champions and the Europa League holders. Antonio Conte is thought to be keen to improve his full-back option...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 8:45 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes there’s a negative atmosphere around Chelsea ahead of their clash against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. The north London side will host the Premier League champions at Wembley for their first game since relocating to the national stadium. Tottenham made a positive start to...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 8:15 AM
Jamie Redknapp has encouraged Tottenham Hotspur to make the most of Chelsea’s lack of confidence and get their spell at Wembley off to a good start. The Premier League champions will make the trip to the home of English football on Sunday afternoon in search of three points following a disastrous...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 7:45 AM
Chelsea are being linked with four potential transfer deals before deadline day at the end of the month by reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the Blues are still pursuing moves for Danny Drinkwater, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Virgil van Dijk and Alex Sandro. The story c...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 7:30 AM
Paul Merson believes that Chelsea would take a draw from their Premier League clash against Tottenham at Wembley on Sunday. The Blues head into the game looking to bounce back from their shock 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge last weekend as they suffered a disappointing defeat in front of...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 7:15 AM
Chelsea are looking to complete a deal to sign Inter Milan midfielder Antonio Candreva before transfer deadline day, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that Antonio Conte has given the “green light” for the Blues to push through a deal to bring the 30-year-ol...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 7:00 AM
Jose Mourinho says Chelsea are the favourites to win the Premier League title this season ahead of his Manchester United side. The Blues are looking to defend their top-flight crown after they won the title in style in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in charge at the club. However, Chelsea endured...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 6:45 AM
Antonio Conte has told Chelsea fans that he will not rush Eden Hazard back to action too soon ahead of the Blues’ trip to Tottenham on Sunday. The Belgian playmaker has been out of action since the start of the summer after he suffered a broken ankle while on international duty and had an operati...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 6:25 AM
Antonio Conte has hinted that Tiemoue Bakayoko could be set to make his Chelsea debut when the Blues take on Tottenham at Wembley on Sunday. The French midfielder signed for the west London club from Monaco last month as Conte moved to bolster his squad ahead of his second season in charge. Bakay...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 6:12 AM
Harry Kane has sent a warning shot to Chelsea that the prolific Tottenham Hotspur striker is geared up Sunday’s Wembley clash. Spurs will host their bitter rivals in their first Premier League game since relocating to Wembley as the north London club build their new stadium. Tottenham made an imp...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 5:55 AM
Antonio Conte has challenged Alvaro Morata to continue to work hard in training ahead of Chelsea’s trip to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. The Blues signed Morata in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window after being linked with Romelu Lukaku. Spain international M...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 5:50 AM
Jamie Redknapp believes Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur should be ready to dethrone Chelsea in the Premier League title race this season. The west London side won the Premier League in their first season under the management of Antonio Conte after finishing seven points clear of Spurs. Chelsea have...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 5:00 AM
Antonio Conte doesn’t have influence on who Chelsea buy in the summer transfer window, Eamonn Dunphy has claimed. Chelsea have endured a largely frustrating summer transfer window so far despite bringing in four new faces. The Blues missed out on the chance to sign Romelu Lukaku after the Belgium...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 4:40 AM
Chelsea are a long way behind Liverpool in the race for Virgil van Dijk’s signature this summer, according to former journalist Ian McGarry. The Reds have been heavily linked with a bid to sign Van Dijk this summer as Jurgen Klopp looks to strengthen his defensive options at Anfield. Liverpool we...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 12:30 AM
Jose Mourinho has told Antonio Conte that he cannot use the transfer of Nemanja Matic to Manchester United as an excuse for Chelsea not challenging for the title this season, and suggested that the Blues should sign Danny Drinkwater from Leicester as a replacement. The Blues opted to sell Matic t...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 20 12:00 AM
Chelsea have suffered a new setback in their pursuit of Alex Sandro this summer after the player asked to stay at Juventus, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is claiming that the full-back has told the Italian club that he wants to stay in Turin despite all of the speculation lin...