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Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 11:50 PM
Eden Hazard paid credit to Antonio Conte and the Chelsea medical team folliwing his return from injury in a 2-1 win at Leicester City on Saturday evening. The Belgium forward missed Chelsea’s opening three Premier League games due to an ankle injury after the number 10 suffered a fracture during...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 8:00 PM
Alvaro Morata challenged Chelsea to carry their Premier League form into the Champions League following Saturday’s 2-1 win at Leicester City. The Blues eased to another three points at the King Power Stadium thanks to gaols from Morata and N’Golo Kante either side of half-time in the Premier Leag...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 5:25 PM
Gary Lineker admitted that it was depressing to see N’Golo Kante score against Leicester City as Chelsea were 2-1 winners at King Power Stadium. The Premier League champions made the trip to Leicester looking to secure a third successive top-flight victory. Chelsea signed Kante in a £30m deal fro...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 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 9 10:00 AM
Eden Hazard was all smiles as he posed for a picture with Didier Drogba in the build-up to Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Leicester on Saturday. The Belgian playmaker could be in line to make his return to the first team for the Blues after having missed all three of Chelsea’s opening Premie...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 9:45 AM
Kylian Mbappe has described Chelsea as a “great club” and admits that he has fond memories of his brief trial with the Blues when he was just 11 years old. The 18-year-old has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents in recent years and he was linked with a host …...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 9:15 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that Chelsea have no fresh injury concerns ahead of their trip to Leicester City on Saturday. The Blues head into the game looking to continue their winning streak after victories over both Tottenham and Everton in recent weeks. Chelsea kicked off the campaign with a di...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 9:07 AM
Antonio Conte has warned his Chelsea players not to underestimate the threat posed by Leicester City when the Blues travel to the King Power Stadium on Saturday. The west London side head into the game looking to continue their recent good form after their victories against Tottenham and Everton....
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 8:15 AM
Antonio Conte refused to be drawn into discussing Ross Barkley and the speculation linking the midfielder with Chelsea after the transfer window closed last week. The England midfielder was reported to be one of Chelsea’s prime targets during the final few days of the summer transfer window. Ther...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 7:45 AM
Thibaut Courtois has warned Chelsea fans that it will take Eden Hazard some time to get back to form after his lengthy lay-off with an injury. The Belgian playmaker has not featured for the west London side so far this season after having undergone ankle surgery at the start of the summer. Howeve...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 7:00 AM
Romelu Lukaku has revealed that one of the major reasons behind his transfer to Manchester United this summer was the chance to play under Jose Mourinho. The Belgian striker completed a transfer to the Red Devils from Everton back in July despite having been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 6:25 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Antonio Conte to make sure that Chelsea are completely ready for battle in the Champions League this season. The Blues are preparing to make a return to Europe’s elite club competition next week when they host Qarabag at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. The west London...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 5:45 AM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that Eden Hazard will be in the Chelsea squad for Saturday’s crunch Premier League clash against Leicester City. The Belgian playmaker has been out of action so far this season due to an ankle injury but he is now working his way back to full fitness. Hazard played 93...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 5:20 AM
Graeme Le Saux has warned Danny Drinkwater that there will be a number of “obstacles” for him to overcome if he travels to Leicester with Chelsea on Saturday. The England midfielder became the west London side’s sixth signing of the summer transfer window last week when he penned a long-term deal...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 4:30 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has claimed that he never even considered a transfer to Chelsea before signing for Liverpool this summer. The 24-year-old opted to leave Arsenal and sign for their Premier League rivals on transfer deadline day after he opted against renewing his contract at The Emirates....
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 12:15 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Leicester to hold Chelsea to a 1-1 draw in the Premier League at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Blues head into the game fresh from having beaten Everton 2-0 at Stamford Bridge after following up their win over Tottenham at Wembley. Chelsea made a poor...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 7:00 PM
Michael Owen is tipping there to be plenty of goals when Leicester City host Chelsea in the Premier League at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Blues head into the game looking to build on their good recent form after victories over Tottenham and Everton. Antonio Conte is hoping t...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 9:00 AM
Paul Ince is backing Chelsea to continue their strong recent form by beating Leicester 3-1 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. The Blues have bounced back from their difficult start to the new campaign by securing wins over Tottenham and Everton after their shock opening weekend loss to Burnle...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 7:30 AM
Chelsea and Arsenal are continuing to monitor Thomas Muller with a view to a possible January transfer move for the Bayern Munich star, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that both the Blues and the Gunners are keeping tabs on the 27-year-old Germany internat...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 5:35 AM
Paul Merson is backing Chelsea to make it three wins in a row in the Premier League by beating Leicester 2-1 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. The Blues head into the game on the back of their victory over Everton at Stamford Bridge before the international break. Antonio Conte’s men have wo...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 4:40 AM
Eden Hazard looked to be in good shape as he trained at Chelsea’s Cobham base on Thursday ahead of the Blues’ trip to Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. The Belgian playmaker has not yet made a single appearance for Antonio Conte’s men so far this season after struggling...
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...