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The Sun - Sun Oct 1 11:25 PM
MANCHESTER CITY were simply magnificent at Chelsea on Saturday. While much is being made of the attacking riches they have on display there is one man at the other end of the pitch who has become key. When keeper Joe Hart was exiled shortly after boss Pep Guardiola’s arrival, eyebrows were raised...
The Sun - Sun Oct 1 10:36 PM
THE tell-tale signs are there. There is a confidence, a swagger, a twinkle in the eye when managers jabber away after a win as significant as this one. They stick around a bit longer for post-match interviews, playing to the gallery as they explain in great detail how they outwitted the champion...
The Sun - Sun Oct 1 10:30 PM
ANTONIO CONTE admits Chelsea will find it tough to defend their Premier League title after slipping six points behind leaders Manchester City. The Blues lost ground after Kevin De Bruyne’s winner gave City a 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge. Boss Conte admitted: “I see the commitment every day but to d...
The Sun - Sun Oct 1 8:42 PM
N’GOLO KANTE claims it’s a “shame” that Chelsea team-mate Tiemoue Bakayoko has not been called up to the latest France squad. The duo are quickly forming a fine midfield partnership at the champions following Bakayoko’s £40million arrival from Monaco over the summer. The Ligue 1-winnig ace has be...
The Sun - Sun Oct 1 7:00 PM
CHELSEA target Andrea Belotti could be out for months after he was stretchered off with a knee injury today. The Torino striker looked in great pain when he suffered the problem in the 85th minute during the 2-2 draw against Verona. Belotti was seen writhing in agony as he grabbed his leg before...
The Sun - Sun Oct 1 1:41 PM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE returned to Stamford Bridge to score the match winner in Manchester City’s 1-0 victory over Chelsea. Blues boss Antonio Conte hailed the Belgian with praise after the bout and questioned his club’s decision to offload the 26-year-old. De Bruyne’s 67th minute strike secured three p...
The Sun - Sun Oct 1 11:53 AM
A PORNSTAR has trolled John Terry by joking he wants to join the sixth-division German side she is bizarrely sponsoring. Adult film actress Lena Nitro, who has starred in raunchy movies including Horny Fetish, Sin City, and S ed Senseless, modelled SV Oberwurzbach’s kit as part of an ambitious ca...
The Sun - Sun Oct 1 9:16 AM
ANTONIO CONTE plans on leaving Chelsea at the end of the season, according to reports. The Italian is unhappy with the level of support afforded at the club during the summer. And he quickly grew tired of his level of access to Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and senior executive Marina Granovskai...
The Sun - Sun Oct 1 7:55 AM
EDEN HAZARD is set to agree to a new £300, 000-a-week Chelsea contract, according to reports. The deal will come as a blow to long-term admirers Real Madrid – and also see the Belgium star eclipse Paul Pogba’s £290, 000-a-week pay package to become the Premier League’s top earner. Hazard, 26, cou...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 11:55 PM
REVENGE was on the menu at Stamford Bridge last night as Kevin De Bruyne proved a point to Chelsea. De Bruyne kept Manchester City level at the top of the Premier League with the crucial goal against his old team – and showed why they were wrong to sell him. “Chelsea reject, ” was the ironic …
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 8:29 PM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE scored the winner as Manchester City beat Chelsea – as the London club were reminded of what they once had. Chelsea sold De Bruyne under the stewardship of Jose Mourinho back in January 2014 to Wolsburg, yet now he is arguably one of the best midfielders in the Premier League. And...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 8:26 PM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE says Manchester City have made him a better player after he was sent out with the rubbish by Chelsea. De Bruyne was dumped by the Blues after hardly getting a chance to prove himself before he was allowed to leave for Wolfsburg. But since his move to the Etihad Stadium his game …
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 7:55 PM
THIS WILL go down as the moment Chelsea came up short in the title race. As Alvaro Morata trudged off the pitch forlornly, rubbing his sore hamstring ten minutes before half time, the Premier League champions visibly wilted. It should have been the great leveller. Manchester City minus Sergio Agu...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 7:52 PM
MANCHESTER CITY produced a commanding display to win their big clash with Chelsea – inspired by the brilliant Kevin De Bruyne. Belgian ace De Bruyne capped a superb individual display with the stunning winning goal as Pep Guardiola’s men secured a deserved three points. City were dominant through...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 7:23 PM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE’S stunning strike secured victory as Manchester City gave Chelsea a masterclass at Stamford Bridge. The Belgian midfielder drove home a brilliant 67th minute goal as City provided an emphatic display that shows they are serious title contenders this season. Pep Guardiola’s men com...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 6:10 PM
CHELSEA have been dealt a huge injury blow as Alvaro Morata limped off against Manchester City. The in-form Spanish striker looked to have suffered a hamstring injury in the Premier League clash. He was replaced in the 34th minute by Willian, with Chelsea having no recognised striker on the pitch...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 4:50 PM
CHELSEA are reported to be on the trail of Steaua Bucharest winger Florinel Coman. The Blues’ technical director Michael Emenalo flew to Romania last week to watch the 19-year-old. He saw Coman help in Steaua to a 1-0 win over city rivals Dinamo. Although Coman is famed for playing on the left he...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 3:16 PM
ANDRE VILLAS BOAS has been hit with an eight match ban after accusing a referee of taking a bung. Former Chelsea boss Villas Boas landed himself in hot water when he aimed a bribe gesture at official Shi Szhenlu in a Chinese Super League match. Portuguese boss Villas Boas was left fuming after hi...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 1:39 PM
CHELSEA have had the footballer of the year in their ranks twice in the past three seasons. N’Golo Kante and Eden Hazard underlining that at Stamford Bridge there is a squad of supreme ability which belongs alongside the best in Europe. Throw in Alvaro Morata who cannot miss the goal at present a...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 12:04 PM
KYLE WALKER has revealed he was “hurt” to miss out on starting key games towards the end of his time at Tottenham. The England right-back ended his eight-year stay in North London when he joined Manchester City for £54million — becoming the world’s most-expensive defender in the process. Walker,...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 11:52 AM
TODAY sees undoubtedly the biggest game of the season so far and one that could potentially be the first twist in this season’s three-horse race for the Premier League title. Manchester City’s form has been unbelievable and it’s hard to see that changing at Stamford Bridge. The sheer momentum sur...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 11:04 AM
HOT on the heels of our incredible mid-week Champions League exploits against Atletico Madrid comes an equally if not more challenging opponent in the shape of Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. This match is the last of a tough September that’s seen us beat Leicester, Qarabag, Nottingham Forest, S...
The Sun - Sat Sep 30 10:53 AM
MARK HUGHES reckons he got a £40million defender for just £7m in Chelsea loan star Kurt Zouma. And the Stoke boss admits he already wants the Frenchman, 22, back again next season. Zouma was ready to quit Stamford Bridge in search of regular football in a World Cup year before agreeing a bumper s...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 10:27 PM
ANTONIO CONTE wants Eden Hazard to be more ruthless. The Chelsea boss says his Belgian magician needs that touch of steel to be classed alongside superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Hazard will start his first Prem game this season against Manchester City tonight. Conte said: “Sometime...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 10:05 PM
WAYNE BRIDGE believes Alvaro Morata will not be enough to fill the Costa void despite his storming start to the season. The former Chelsea full-back hailed the new signing’s goalscoring ability but thinks boss Antonio Conte will need more physicality after Diego Costa’s departure. Morata, 24, bag...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 5:35 PM
SERGIO AGUERO was the notable absentee as Manchester City took a train down to London for tomorrow’s crunch clash with Chelsea. The striker could be out for a while after breaking his ribs during a car crash in Amsterdam on Thursday night. Aguero was due to start against Chelsea but will now be f...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 4:50 PM
ARSENAL could come up against Claudio Pizarro in the Europa League after he signed for Cologne. Former Chelsea striker Pizarro, who turns 39 next week, joins Cologne after leaving rival German side Werder Bremen at the end of last term. The Bundesliga basement side have snapped up Pizarro after s...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 4:45 PM
CHELSEA are looking to put themselves back into the title mix as they take on Pep Guardiola’s unbeaten Man City. The Blues are in buoyant mood after their last gasp Champions League win at Atletico Madrid. City were also made to work hard for Champions League victory, overcoming Shakhtar Donetsk...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 3:30 PM
SERGIO AGUERO will play no part in Manchester City’s clash at Chelsea after suffering a broken rib from his horror car crash. Aguero cheated death after the taxi he was travelling in smashed into a post in Holland on Thursday night. And City boss Pep Guardiola says his seven goal striker has no c...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 3:26 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED’S preparations for the crunch clash with Chelsea have been thrown into turmoil after Jose Mourinho was summoned to appear in court over tax offences. The Red Devils manager will be in the dock in Madrid on November 3 – just two days before returning to his former side. The Portu...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 3:21 PM
PREMIER LEAGUE pace-setters Manchester City face arguably their toughest test of the season on Saturday with a trip to champions Chelsea in the teatime kick off. Pep Guardiola’s side have been scarily good in the opening weeks of the new season, dropping just two points and climbing to the summit...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 3:00 PM
CHELSEA manager Antonio Conte has said that the serious injury to Sergio Aguero will not change his preparation for Manchester City. The Argentine was involved in a serious car crash overnight, breaking ribs as a taxi driver smashed into a lamppost in Amsterdam. Aguero was in the Netherlands to s...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 1:44 PM
SERGIO AGUERO will miss Manchester City’s clash with Chelsea with a broken rib after his horror car crash. Aguero was lucky to escape with his life after the taxi he was travelling in smashed into a post in Holland on Thursday night. And City boss Pep Guardiola says his seven goal striker has no...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 1:17 PM
EDEN HAZARD appears to have mocked Raheem Sterling during a training session. Chelsea face Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening – with Pep Guardiola without star striker Sergio Aguero after he was involved in a CAR CRASH in the Netherlands. And Hazard, who has looked back to his...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 1:06 PM
DIEGO COSTA has trained with the Atletico Madrid first-team squad for the first time ahead of his January move. The forward, 28, had been taking part in individual sessions, but has now been integrated into the squad. Ex-Chelsea star Costa was seen being put through his paces on Friday morning as...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 11:15 AM
ANOTHER exciting Premier League weekend is now just on the horizon. With ten matches to sink your teeth into this weekend, it’s time to check out all the potential major talking points. From Manchester City taking advantage of Chelsea‘s continental hangover to goals galore at St James’ Park, ther...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 10:18 AM
ALVARO MORATA revealed his shaky start to life at Chelsea made his wife almost kick him out the house. The Spanish international moved to Stamford Bridge from Real Madrid in a £65million deal. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: BET £5 GET A FREE £10 BET But Morata, 24, admitted his stunning misses Alice Campello w...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 8:46 AM
EDEN HAZARD appears to have mocked Raheem Sterling during a training session. Chelsea face Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening – with Pep Guardiola without star striker Sergio Aguero after he was involved in a CAR CRASH in the Netherlands. And Hazard, who has looked back to his...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 8:32 AM
SERGIO AGUERO will be assessed by Manchester City doctors today after being involved in a horror car crash on Thursday in Holland. The forward was in Amsterdam on his day off to see a concert when he careered into into a traffic post while being driven back to the airport. Aguero is facing two m...
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 11:28 PM
ALVARO MORATA revealed Antonio Conte is the only coach to show faith in him. Chelsea’s new £65million goalscoring sensation says that is what persuaded him to take on one of the biggest jobs in English football. Rejuvenated Morata leads the line for the champions having left behind the bench at R...
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 10:30 PM
SLAVEN BILIC’S West Ham future came under more pressure after Carlo Ancelotti was axed by Bayern Munich. The ex-Chelsea boss was sacked in the wake of Bayern’s 3-0 Champions League defeat by PSG. And he has never hidden his wish to return to London at some stage, as he retains a home in the capit...
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 5:40 PM
TIEMOUE BAKAYOKO has been spotted back behind the wheel leaving Chelsea training following his crash last week. The Frenchman, 23, was driving home when he veered off the road on Blundel Lane near the Blues’ Cobham training base last Thursday. Our exclusive pictures showed the extent of the damag...
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 3:13 PM
AFTER waltzing to a fifth consecutive Bundesliga title last season, Bayern Munich were once again expected to dominate the domestic scene in Germany while manager Carlo Ancelotti, hired for his continental expertise, was tasked with making the Bavarians champions of Europe for the sixth time. But...
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 2:10 PM
ARSENE WENGER is set to ring the changes as his side travel to Belarus to take on BATE Borisov. Eddie Nketiah is among a number of high profile youngsters who have boarded the Arsenal plane ahead of the Europa League clash. Here is all you need to know about him. Who is Eddie Nketiah? Eddie …
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 1:37 PM
PEP GUARDIOLA is clearly nervous ahead of Manchester City’s massive clash with Chelsea – after being pictured leaving the training ground with a TACTICS board. The City boss wants to get in some extra homework ahead of the match at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening. The 46-year-old has led his...
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 1:37 PM
DIEGO COSTA has FINALLY started his pre-season training two months into the 2017-18 campaign as he kicks-off his second stint at Atletico Madrid. The Spanish international, 28, hasn’t played all season having been frozen out by Chelsea boss Antonio Conte during the summer. Costa eventually got hi...
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 12:17 PM
THE second round of this season’s Champions League group games are now in the book… and there’s plenty of hot talking points. From an unblemished week for British football, to the surprising demise of certain European giants, there’s plenty to talk over. Tuesday’s games saw Liverpool draw in Russ...
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 12:02 PM
DIEGO COSTA got a warm embrace from his former Chelsea colleagues ahead of their win at Atletico Madrid. The striker – who is still under contract at Stamford Bridge – was spotted hanging around in the tunnel at the new Wanda Metropolitano ground. Costa was told he has no future at Chelsea after...
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 11:55 AM
CHELSEA and Manchester City face of this weekend in a clash of the dirtiest teams in the Premier League. Pep Guardiola’s sides may be known for playing the beautiful game and City have blitzed their way to top of the league this season. But they also have a darker side as the most ill-disciplined...
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 10:55 AM
ROY KEANE has launched a scathing attack on David Luiz and says he is letting his Chelsea team-mates down. The Brazilian international was labelled “lazy” by the Republic of Ireland assistant boss following his display in the Champions League on Wednesday. Keane, renowned for his take no prisone...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 10:49 PM
MICHY BATSHUAYI reaffirmed himself as a Twitter king with an epic post after netting a last-gasp winner against Atletico Madrid. The Chelsea striker netted in the closing stages at the Wanda Metropolitano as the Blues ran out 2-1 winners in their Group C Champions League clash. When the game need...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 10:41 PM
DIEGO COSTA looked distraught after watching his new side crash to a last gasp defeat against former club Chelsea. The Spaniard was snapped in the stands with his head in his hands after Michy Batshuayi snatched a dramatic winner in stoppage time. Costa was all smiles after his side went 1-0 ahea...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 10:00 PM
DIEGO COSTA looked distraught after watching his new side crash to a last gasp defeat against former club Chelsea. The Spaniard was snapped in the stands with his head in his hands after Michy Batshuayi snatched a dramatic winner in stoppage time. Costa was all smiles after his side went 1-0 ahea...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 9:42 PM
MICHY BATSHUAYI scored in the dying seconds to secure a thrilling Champions League win for Chelsea and ruin the watching Diego Costa’s night at Atletico Madrid. Costa, who officially rejoined Atletico this week from the Premier League champions, was in the stands to watch his new and old employer...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 8:27 PM
DIEGO COSTA watched his former Chelsea team-mates take on new club Atletico Madrid. The ex-Chelsea striker completed his £67million return to the Spanish capital this week. But he cannot take to the field until January due to Atleti’s transfer ban. Costa warmly greeted the Blues as they arrived a...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 7:07 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED, Chelsea and Celtic are all in action in the Champions League. Here is a round up of odds and tips for the round of group stage matches which sees the Red Devils face CSKA Moscow, Chelsea travel to Atletico Madrid and Celtic take on Anderlecht. What are the best odds and tips fo...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 6:54 PM
ATLETICO MADRID host Chelsea in the Champions League. Diego Costa will be watching from the stands after leaving the Premier League champions for a return to the Spanish capital. Match Facts Atlético Madrid are unbeaten in their last four competitive games against Chelsea (W2 D2). However, the tw...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 5:44 PM
ANTONIO CONTE is favourite to leave Chelsea THIS YEAR, according to the latest odds. In a week that has seen Conte admit he “won’t stay abroad for long”, the 48-year-old may be heading for pastures new quicker than most expect. Despite there only been a few months until the year is out, Conte is...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 4:22 PM
CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte may be breathing a sigh of relief after confirmation troublesome striker Diego Costa will re-join Atletico Madrid in January. A brief 30-word statement from the Premier League champions revealed a deal has been agreed for the forward to return to Spain. Until then he is...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 4:16 PM
CHELSEA will look to cement their position at the top of Group C when they travel to the brand new Wanda Metropolitano to face Atletico Madrid. After dispatching Qarabag 6-0 at Stamford Bridge in the opening round, the Blues face what should be a far tougher test against Diego Simeone’s side. Che...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 4:04 PM
DIEGO COSTA may have divided in loyalties in the Champions League as Chelsea travel to Madrid to take on Atletico. The forward has agreed a move back to the Vicente Calderon – but will he actually be allowed to play against the Blues? Can Diego Costa play for Atletico Madrid against Chelsea? Dieg...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 2:17 PM
CHELSEA and Liverpool target Faouzi Ghoulam is set to walk away from Napoli on a free. Juventus and Prem duo are in the hunt to land the Algerian left-back. Ghoulam appears no closer to signing a new contract at the Stadio San Paolo. And he is poised for a move away when his current deal ends …
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 11:27 AM
ARE Arsenal better off without Mesut Ozil in the side? The simple answer is no. After two clean sheets on the bounce away to Chelsea and at home to West Brom, links have been made between Ozil’s absence from the side and Arsenal’s defensive balance. The Gunners did manage to keep their opponents...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 10:35 AM
INTER MILAN star Antonio Candreva could be on his way out, putting Chelsea on red alert, according to reports. Calciomercato claim the winger is having a tough time in Serie A after being linked with a switch to Chelsea in the summer. After a good first season at Inter, Candreva has been the targ...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 10:01 AM
DIEGO COSTA is set to meet Antonio Conte face-to-face tonight for the first time since the text ruck which ended his Chelsea career. Rebel Costa’s £67million move from the Premier League champions to Atletico Madrid was rubber-stamped last night to draw a line under the summer long saga. Chelsea...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 9:31 AM
SAUL NIGUEZ will line up for Atletico Madrid against Chelsea tonight regarded as one of the best midfielders in Europe – but he could have been playing for Fulham. Niguez is the heartbeat of the Atletico side who are hoping to finally win the Champions League this season having twice been beaten...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 8:50 AM
CHELSEA jet out to join Diego Costa in Madrid today. This isn’t however a rekindling of friendships, more a coincidental twist in one of the longest, and messiest transfer sagas of the summer. Unless you’ve lived in a cave since June you’ll be more than aware that our angry man up front was deeme...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 8:32 AM
REAL MADRID will temporarily end interest in Eden Hazard to weigh up a move for Paulo Dybala, according to reports. Los Blancos president Florentino Perez will have the final say on the move as the club search for a new Galactico. Mundo Deportivo claim Real’s transfer negotiations over possible m...
The Sun - Wed Sep 27 8:21 AM
DIEGO COSTA has a Neymar-esque buy-out clause in his new Atletico Madrid contract. His return to the Spanish capital side was finally completed after months of speculation, when Chelsea agreed a £67million deal with the Rojiblancos. And Atletico moved to ensure no one else was going to come and t...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 10:50 PM
LOTHAR MATTHAUS is SunSport’s European football expert. The Germany legend looks at what Chelsea must do to keep Atletico Madrid at bay this evening. I LOVE watching Atletico. They are a fantastic team, a special team. For me, they are similar to the Inter Milan side that won the Champions League...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 8:51 PM
DIEGO SIMEONE admits he is second best to Antonio Conte as the two prepare for a dugout face off. Hothead Simeone was uncharacteristically diplomatic ahead of tonight’s Champions League showdown at Atletico’s brand new 68, 000 seater stadium. Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa may be paraded befo...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 8:45 PM
CHELSEA are favourites to sign Edinson Cavani if he quits Paris Saint-Germain in January. The Uruguay ace publicly fell out with new signing Neymar over set-piece duties. After he refused a £880, 000 offer to step aside and let the Brazilian take penalties, the odds have shortened on him leaving...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 8:11 PM
ATLETICO MADRID have confirmed Diego Costa has signed in a £67million deal ahead of their clash with Chelsea. The Spanish international striker could be presented to fans before tomorrow’s Champions League clash. Costa, 28, said: “I am very happy to return to my home, I have always said, Atletico...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 5:57 PM
CHELSEA are set to offer Eden Hazard a bumper new £300, 000-a-week deal… one that will make him the highest earner in English football. The mega-money deal will take the Belgian, 26, above Manchester United’s Paul Pogba in the pay stakes. Hazard has not long broken back into the Chelsea first-tea...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 5:47 PM
WATFORD midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah will be out until the New Year as he needs surgery on his knee. The Chelsea academy product is set to have surgery on a fractured knee cap – he picked up the injury in a freak accident in training last week. Chalobah, bought for £5million from the Blues in th...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 5:18 PM
FOOTBALL fans are known for their tribal nature – it’s what makes one club’s support distinct from the other. But tell that to Manchester City and Chelsea fans, who have been given almost IDENTICAL training kits. The Nike attire, made specifically for training sessions at their training grounds,...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 5:00 PM
CHELSEA travel to Atletico Madrid tomorrow for their first away game of the Champions League this season. The match at the Wanda Metropolitano will be the first European tie at Atleti’s new stadium. With Diego Simeone’s side notoriously hard to break down, our friends at Football Whispers look at...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 4:50 PM
THE Champions League group stage returns for its second round of fixtures this week, as Europe’s giants go head-to-head once more. Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City are both in action on Tuesday night, before Manchester United, Celtic and Chelsea all play on Wednesday. Of those six clubs,...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 4:37 PM
CHELSEA are confident Eden Hazard will sign a new deal at the club that will make him the highest earner in English football. The £300, 000-a-week contract on the table will take the 26-year-old above Manchester United’s Paul Pogba in the pay stakes. More to follow…
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 4:25 PM
GENOA striker Petro Pellegri is quickly becoming one of the hottest properties in European football, wanted by a host of Premier League and Serie A clubs. The 16-year-old forward became the joint-youngest ever Serie A debutant last year and is now establishing himself as a regular feature at firs...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 4:24 PM
ALVARO MORATA has helped spread his Eco Warrior message to several of his Chelsea team-mates. The Spanish star is an ambassador for The Jungle Warriors – a clothing brand that donates a large part of its profits to protecting endangered species. With the Blues flying out to Madrid to face Atletic...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 2:38 PM
CHELSEA want to tie superstarlet Charly Musonda down a new long-term deal, to warn off Premier League rivals Arsenal and Manchester United, according to reports. The 20-year-old has broken into the first team this season and caught the eye of Europe’s top clubs. And the Standard claims the Blues...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 2:03 PM
JOSE MOURINHO will make a fresh move for Antoine Griezmann next summer, according to reports. With Diego Costa now back at Atletico Madrid, the Manchester United boss believes the French star will again be open to moving to Old Trafford. Griezmann, who came third in Ballon d’Or voting last year,...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 12:28 PM
CHELSEA’s stars have showcased their skills in a video for YouTubers Dude Perfect. The American’s, who have a huge following of 22 million, challenge Alvaro Morata, Marcos Alonso, Thibaut Courtois and Gary Cahill in a five-minute video. And Alonso steals the show the show by chipping the ball int...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 11:55 AM
CHELSEA stars looked relaxed and joked around in training as Antonio Conte and Co prepare for their Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid. The Blues take on Los Rojiblancos in the Spanish capital on Wednesday night, looking to build on 6-0 drubbing of Qarabag in their tournament curtain-rai...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 11:32 AM
THERE will be many familiar faces on show at the Wanda Metropolitano tonight. Atletico Madrid host Chelsea in one of the biggest showdowns in the Champions League this season. The two teams have not met since the 2014 semi-finals. However, one Atletico player from that night has since joined Chel...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 8:22 AM
ANTONIO CONTE and Carlo Ancelotti are in the frame to replace under-fire Vincenzo Montella at AC Milan, according to reports in Italy. The Rossoneri gaffer has come under huge pressure after an indifferent start to the season following a big summer of spending from the club’s new Chinese owners....
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 8:20 AM
EVERTON are set to increase their interest in Paris Saint-Germain star Edinson Cavani, according to reports. Toffees boss Ronald Koeman is still looking for a replacement for Romelu Lukaku after he was sold to Manchester United in a £90milion deal. And Tuttomercatoweb are reporting that the Dutch...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 7:15 AM
ALL eyes were on Alvaro Morata at the weekend after the Spaniard bagged his first Premier League hat-trick. And the striker had heads turning again on Monday when he arrived at Chelsea’s training ground with his stunning wife in the passenger seat. Chelsea’s record £65million signing is quickly l...
The Sun - Tue Sep 26 12:04 AM
EDEN HAZARD has mocked himself by claiming defending is too tiring for him. The Chelsea playmaker claims some players are simply not made to defend. Hazard has picked out attributes from fellow superstars to make the perfect player – and was ruthlessly honest about himself. The Belgian midfielder...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 11:05 PM
IT’S funny how the misery of a miss can lead to such a sensational hit — but that’s been the case for both Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte. If Jose had got his first-choice striking target in the summer, Alvaro Morata would be leading the Manchester United attack. If Conte had landed his, then Ro...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 10:35 PM
MANCHESTER rivals City and United currently lead the Premier League table after six matches. Champions Chelsea stay hot on their trail, however, they are three points behind.
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 5:32 PM
ALL eyes were on Alvaro Morata at the weekend after the Spaniard bagged his first Premier League hat-trick. And the striker had heads turning again on Monday when he arrived at Chelsea’s training ground with his stunning wife in the passenger seat. Chelsea’s record £65million signing is quickly l...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 4:17 PM
DIEGO COSTA’S exit Stamford Bridge means Chelsea have banked a bonkers £500milllion over the past three years. But which players will Blues chiefs feel smug about shifting and who are the ones that could return to bite them? SunSport takes you through 31 players to have emptied their lockers at C...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 2:15 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED have joined Chelsea in the race to sign 16-year-old Italian sensation Pietro Pellegri. However, sources close to Genoa have told us that chairman Enrico Preziosi will only consider a sale if they receive around £40million. Pellegri shot to prominence when he made his debut at 15...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 2:15 PM
THE stormclouds have all but cleared for Chelsea boss Antonio Conte after confirmation troublesome striker Diego Costa will re-join Atletico Madrid in January. A brief 30-word statement from the Premier League champions confirmed a deal had been agreed for the wantaway forward to return to Spain....
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 1:05 PM
ATLETICO MADRID host Chelsea in the Champions League. Diego Costa will be watching from the stands after leaving the Premier League champions for a return to the Spanish capital. Match Facts Atlético Madrid are unbeaten in their last four competitive games against Chelsea (W2 D2). However, the tw...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 1:02 PM
CHELSEA finally put the long-running Diego Costa saga behind them last week when they announced he would officially be rejoining Atletico Madrid. The Brazilian-born forward had been frozen out and told he had no future at the club by Antonio Conte, despite being the club’s chief goal threat for t...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 11:55 AM
JOHN TERRY has shown off his softer side in an intimate snap with wife Toni. The pair were chilling at home on Sunday night after the Aston Villa skipper helped his side to a crucial 2-1 victory over Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest. After a slow start to the season, Steve Bruce’s side are now c...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 11:31 AM
ANTONIO CONTE has cast doubts over his Chelsea future by admitting: I won’t stay abroad for too long. The Italian was heavily linked with the Inter Milan job this summer but instead signed a new two-year Blues deal keeping him at the club until 2019. He revealed plans to move his wife Elisabetta...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 11:10 AM
IT was yet another exciting weekend in the Premier League, with no fewer than nine matches played out across the country. Yet again, we were treated to a parade of goals, with big wins for Manchester City against Crystal Palace and Chelsea away to Stoke. Meanwhile, a goal-filled encounter at the...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 9:48 AM
ALVARO MORATA has taken the Premier League by storm. And it appears the Spaniard has even more to offer new club Chelsea after showing off some silky moves… with a piece of chewing gum. Morata uploaded a video to Instagram on Sunday showing him enjoying a game of golf on his day off. But the …
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 9:36 AM
EVERTON made an incredible club-record attempt to sign Diego Costa from Chelsea, according to reports in Spain. Ronald Koeman was desperate to bring in a frontman during the summer transfer window and the Dutchman was heavily linked with Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud. And Marca claim that The Toffees...
The Sun - Mon Sep 25 9:27 AM
CHELSEA are set for another tilt at Juventus defender Alex Sandro, according to reports. The Brazil international was heavily linked with a move to Stamford Bridge this summer as Blues boss Anotnio Conte was prepared to shell out a world record fee for a full-back. However, Juve valued the left-b...