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Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 9:45 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 - Thu Sep 7 9:15 AM
Antonio Conte is considering delaying Eden Hazard’s return to the Chelsea starting line-up until the Champions League returns next week, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that Conte is not sure whether to include the 26-year-old Brazilian in Chelsea’s st...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 8:45 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that his superb solo goal against Arsenal last season was one of his favourite strikes as Chelsea gained “revenge” over the Gunners. Hazard netted a brilliant goal at Stamford Bridge with a mazy run and strong finish to help put the game to bed for the Blues. The 3-1 win...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 8:15 AM
Chelsea deserve credit for selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to Joleon Lescott. The Blues’ decision to let the Serbian midfielder leave Stamford Bridge to move to Old Trafford was met with surprise by many, especially after Matic played a key role...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 7:30 AM
Philippe Coutinho looked to be in good spirits as he and Roberto Firmino took a private jet back to England following their spell on international duty with Brazil. The Brazilian playmaker is in line to make his first appearance of the season for the Reds this weekend after his proposed transfer...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 7:00 AM
Jose Mourinho has claimed that his Chelsea team played better football than Antonio Conte’s title-winning side last season. Mourinho led Chelsea to a Premier League and League Cup double in the 2014-15 campaign at Stamford Bridge after returning for a second spell in charge of the west London clu...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 4:40 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea could be set for a transfer battle to secure the signature of Raheem Sterling from Manchester City in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that both Arsenal and Chelsea could be set to make a move for the 22-y...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 12:15 AM
Jamie Vardy has warned Danny Drinkwater and N’Golo Kante that he will consider them as “enemies” when Leicester host Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday. Drinkwater followed in Kante’s footsteps and completed a transfer from Leicester to Stamford Bridge last week as he became one of Chelsea...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 9:30 AM
Eden Hazard has revealed that Alvaro Morata is settling in well to life at Chelsea following his transfer from Real Madrid in the summer. The Spanish striker joined the west London side from Real Madrid back in July and has already featured in the Premier League for the Blues. Morata has scored t...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 9:00 AM
Danny Drinkwater is on course to make his debut for Chelsea against his former club Leicester City on Saturday, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that Drinkwater could line up against his old employers just days after completing his deadline-day transfer...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 8:34 AM
Chelsea have made one of the worst transfer decisions of all time by allowing Nemanja Matic to sign for Manchester United, according to Ray Wilkins. The Blues opted to let the Serbian midfielder move to their Premier League rivals as Matic joined up with his former manager Jose Mourinho at Old Tr...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 8:00 AM
Didier Drogba has taken to social media to issue his backing for Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda. The 20-year-old Belgian spent the first half of last season on loan at Real Betis but is now back at Chelsea as he bids to earn a spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge. Musonda will be hoping …...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 7:45 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he is not sure whether Chelsea’s squad is stronger than last season following their summer transfer business. The Blues have signed a number of new players this summer but also let many stars leave the club, including the likes of John Terry, Nathan Ake and Nemanja M...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 7:30 AM
Nemanja Matic has revealed that Roy Keane was one of the players he looked up to as a youngster following his transfer to Manchester United. Matic signed for the Red Devils last month after Chelsea agreed to let the Serbia international leave Stamford Bridge and join their Premier League rivals....
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 7:15 AM
Danny Drinkwater looked to be in good shape as he trained with his Chelsea team-mates for the first time at Cobham this week. The England midfielder completed a deadline-day transfer to Stamford Bridge from Leicester City as Antonio Conte moved quickly to bolster his midfield options before the c...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 6:50 AM
Eden Hazard has described Cesc Fabregas as “the master” at Chelsea because of his accurate passing. The Spanish midfielder moved to Stamford Bridge from Barcelona back in the summer of 2014 and has helped the west London side to win the Premier League twice in the last three seasons. Fabregas fou...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 6:45 AM
Eden Hazard has warned his Chelsea team-mates that they will face an extremely difficult task in winning the Champions League this season. The Blues secured their return to Europe’s elite club competition after having won the Premier League title in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in charge last s...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 5:19 AM
Ray Wilkins believes that Chelsea have made a big mistake in letting Nathaniel Chalobah leave the club this summer. The 22-year-old ended up signing for Watford on a permanent contract back in July after he was deemed to be surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge. Chalobah was rated as one of...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 4:40 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he cannot wait to line up with Alvaro Morata in a Chelsea shirt. Morata signed for Chelsea from Real Madrid back in July as Antonio Conte moved quickly to bolster his attacking options at Stamford Bridge. The Spanish striker has made a strong start to life with the w...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 12:40 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 12:15 AM
Manchester United and Chelsea are among the clubs interested in signing Emre Can from Liverpool, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet Tuttosport, as quoted by the Sun, is reporting that the Premier League duo are considering moves for the Germany international, who is out of contract at...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 10:27 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 9:30 AM
Eden Hazard has refused to quash rumours linking him with a possible transfer to Real Madrid in the future by admitting that he is a fan of the Spanish league. The Chelsea playmaker has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents since arriving at Stamford Bridge from...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 8:45 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he is hoping Diego Costa and resolve his differences with Antonio Conte and work his way back into the first team at Chelsea. Costa’s situation has been a relentless source of speculation since the start of the summer, when Conte reportedly informed the striker by te...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 8:00 AM
Alexis Sanchez is more upset at not getting a summer transfer than Diego Costa or Philippe Coutinho, according to Gabriele Marcotti. The Chile international’s future was a relentless source of speculation throughout the summer transfer window after he entered into the final 12 months of his contr...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 6:45 AM
Both Manchester United and Chelsea wanted to sign Andrea Belotti from Torino this summer, according to journalist Mark Ogden. The Italy international’s future was a source of speculation during the summer amid reports that a possible move to the Premier League may have been on the cards. However,...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 6:35 AM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will have been disappointed to miss out on the signatures of Virgil van Dijk and Romelu Lukaku in the summer transfer window, according journalist Dominic Fifield. The Blues were heavily linked with a host of players throughout the summer transfer window but they wer...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 4:50 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he cannot wait to get back playing for Chelsea and says his main target for the season is to stay fit. The Belgian playmaker has been out of action since the start of the summer after suffering a broken ankle while on international duty. He missed Chelsea’s first thr...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 4:30 AM
Eden Hazard believes that Manchester United and Arsenal will be among Chelsea’s main challengers for the Premier League title this season. The Blues are aiming to defend their Premier League crown this term after having won the competition in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in charge at the club l...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 12:40 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 9:30 PM
Eden Hazard is clearly keen to be back in action for Chelsea after he showed off his latest pair of boots on Instagram. The Belgian playmaker has not featured for the Blues yet this season after undergoing ankle surgery at the start of the summer. However, the 26-year-old did make his return to c...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 9:00 AM
Eden Hazard has joked that he wishes Michy Batshuayi would “change his hair” and questioned the Chelsea striker’s fashion sense. The pair already know each other well from having played together for Belgium but they also became club team-mates last summer when Batshuayi joined Chelsea from Marsei...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 8:30 AM
Alvaro Morata dedicated a heartfelt message to his new wife Alice on Sunday as the pair get used to life in London together. The Spanish striker is currently getting to grips with life at Stamford Bridge after joining the west London club from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata has...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 7:30 AM
Alvaro Morata has vowed to repay the faith shown in him by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte. The Spanish striker became Chelsea’s fourth signing of the summer transfer window back in July as the Blues opted to bring the forward to Stamford Bridge after seemingly missing out on Romelu Lukaku. Morata...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 6:22 AM
Cesc Fabregas has been keeping himself in good shape during the international break as he bids to prove a point to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte. The 30-year-old midfielder was left out of the Spain squad for their recent World Cup qualifiers and that has allowed the former Arsenal captain to focus...
Sport Review - Mon Sep 4 12:00 AM
Chelsea may have boosted their hopes of getting Eden Hazard to sign a new contract at Stamford Bridge by bringing his younger brother Kylian to the club this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Chelsea’s next big task is convincing Hazard to co...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 6:23 PM
Graeme Souness has claimed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain chose to join Liverpool ahead of Chelsea because he didn’t want to play as a wing-back for the Premier League champions. The 24-year-old midfielder ended up sealing a transfer to Anfield on deadline day after Liverpool agreed a fee believed...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 10:15 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 9:15 AM
Davide Zappacosta has spoken of his admiration for Chelsea duo Marcos Alonso and Antonio Rudiger. The Italian defender completed a move to the defending Premier League champions on the final day of the summer transfer window on Thursday. The 25-year-old arrived at the west London club from Serie...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 8:15 AM
Davide Zappacosta has admitted that he doesn’t have good memories of facing Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata in Serie A. The 25-year-old defender completed a move to Chelsea from Italian club Torino on transfer deadline day to help bolster Antonio Conte’s defence. Zappacosta has established himself...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 7:30 AM
Alvaro Morata has vowed to repay the faith shown in him by Chelsea and Antonio Conte. The Spanish striker became the club’s fourth signing of the summer transfer window back in July as he penned a five-year contract with the Premier League champions. Morata has made a relatively strong start to l...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 7:15 AM
Paul Merson believes that Arsenal should have made a transfer bid to try and sign Danny Drinkwater ahead of Chelsea. Drinkwater completed a late deadline day transfer to Stamford Bridge from Leicester City as Antonio Conte moved to bolster his midfield options ahead of his second season in charge...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 6:00 AM
Davide Zappacosta has expressed his delight at reuniting with Antonio Conte at Chelsea. The Italian defender completed a deadline day move to the Premier League champions from Serie A side Torino to improve their full-back options. Zappacosta has established himself as one of the Italian top-flig...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 5:40 AM
Thibaut Courtois made light of the current uncertainty surrounding Diego Costa’s future on Twitter on Friday night. The Brazil international’s future has been a source of speculation throughout the summer transfer window so far. Costa was informed that he was surplus to requirements at the start...
Sport Review - Sun Sep 3 4:50 AM
Antonio Conte wanted Chelsea to wrap up the signings of Virgil van Dijk, Alex Sandro and Romelu Lukaku in the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Conte was “happy” with Chelsea’s late deals to sign Danny Drinkwater and Davide Za...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 2 11:45 PM
Eden Hazard has insisted that he is “enjoying himself” at Chelsea and that he hasn’t thought too much about a possible transfer away from Stamford Bridge. The Belgian playmaker has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents since his arrival at Stamford Bridge from F...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 2 10:15 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 2 10:00 AM
Danny Drinkwater has admitted that he cannot wait to line up alongside N’Golo Kante for Chelsea after completing his late transfer to the west London club. The midfielder became Chelsea’s sixth and final summer transfer late on Thursday night after he completed his move to Stamford Bridge from Le...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 2 9:30 AM
Eden Hazard has revealed his delight at making his return to competitive action for Belgium during their 9-0 win over Gibraltar in Thursday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier. The Belgian playmaker played for 77 minutes and scored one goal as he started the game for his country to help them take a step c...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 2 8:45 AM
Danny Drinkwater says he is looking forward to working with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte after enjoying great success under another Italian: Claudio Ranieri. Chelsea signed Drinkwater in a £35m deal from Leicester after a protracted negotiations between the two Premier League clubs over the midfiel...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 2 8:15 AM
Danny Drinkwater has spoken of his excitement at completing a £35m transfer to Chelsea from Leicester City. The England international finally became a Chelsea player in the early hours of Friday morning after the defending champions agreed a fee with Leicester City. Drinkwater has signed a long-t...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 2 6:15 AM
Paul Merson admits he is still shocked Chelsea made the decision to sell Nemanja Matic to title rivals Manchester United. Chelsea signed French midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 side AS Monaco to increase competition for places in Conte’s midfield. The Premier League champio...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 2 12:30 AM
Paul Merson admitted that he was lost for words after Ross Barkley reportedly turned down a move to Chelsea after Everton refused to negotiate with Tottenham. Barkley was heavily linked with a move away from Goodison Park in the closing stages of the summer transfer window after he entered into t...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 1 11:30 PM
Danny Drinkwater has revealed his delight at signing for Chelsea after his deadline day move to Stamford Bridge from Leicester City. The midfielder joined the Blues on five-year contract as he became the west London side’s sixth summer signing after Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakay...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 1 10:20 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 1 9:45 AM
Antonio Rudiger has spoken of his delight at the way in which Chelsea have bounced back from their slow start to the Premier League season. The Blues suffered a shock 3-2 loss to Burnley in their Premier League opener at at Stamford Bridge last month as they made a stuttering start to the new cam...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 1 7:45 AM
Eden Hazard has revealed that he is feeling fit and ready to return to action for Chelsea in the coming weeks. The Belgian playmaker is yet to make a single appearance for the Blues this season after undergoing ankle surgery at the start of the summer. Hazard suffered a broken ankle while on inte...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 1 7:15 AM
Eden Hazard has insisted that is “waiting” to sign a new contract at Chelsea and has nothing to report as of yet. The Belgian playmaker has established himself as one of the Premier League’s finest attacking talents since his arrival at Stamford Bridge from Ligue 1 side Lille back in the summer o...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 1 6:45 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he is disappointed for Michy Batshuayi about his lack of playing time at Chelsea since his move last summer. The 23-year-old striker joined the west London club from Marseille last July but has struggled to hold down a regular spot in the first team at Stamford Bridg...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 1 12:15 AM
Craig Bellamy admits that he cannot understand why Chelsea let the likes of Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Nathaniel Chalobah leave the club this summer. The Blues opted to let Loftus-Cheek join Premier League rivals Crystal Palace on loan for the season and also allowed Chalobah to sign for Watford on a...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 1 12:00 AM
Manchester United have made the most “incredible” signing of the summer transfer window by bringing in Nemanja Matic from Chelsea, according to Andy Townsend. The Red Devils completed a shock move to bring the Serbian midfielder to Old Trafford as Chelsea agreed to sell the 29-year-old to a direc...