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The Sun - Sun Oct 22 10:30 PM
AFTER completing all of his media duties, Antonio Conte began walking up the Stamford Bridge tunnel before turning around and delivering three final words. With a mischievous grin, he said: “See you soon . . . ” Conte was clearly not expressing his wish to speak to the same sports journalists at...
The Sun - Sun Oct 22 4:33 PM
TIEMOUE BAKAYOKO has upset Chelsea fans with a broken promise. The Blues star revealed in a SunSport exclusive that he would change his hair colour once he scored his first Premier League goal for the champions and he produced the goods against Crystal Palace. But he has turned out in the Champio...
The Sun - Sun Oct 22 1:52 PM
ROMA will look to build on their terrific performance against Chelsea in midweek when they travel to face Torino in Serie A. Roma have won five on their seven league matches this term, while Torino trail them by two points in the league, with 13 points. Kick off is at 2pm.
The Sun - Sun Oct 22 11:40 AM
ARSENAL are preparing to offer Jack Wilshere a new contract, as Chelsea and Manchester City consider a swoop for the midfielder. The Gunners star, 25, has enjoyed a superb return to form in North London after coming back from yet another injury, sustained while on loan at Bournemouth last season....
The Sun - Sun Oct 22 1:43 AM
ANTONIO CONTE celebrated Chelsea’s comeback win by diving into the crowd before insisting there is no chance of him being sacked by the Blues. The under-pressure Italian was staring at a third successive Premier League defeat until a dramatic late comeback saw off Watford. But he denied talk that...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 8:28 PM
MIDDLESBROUGH boss Garry Monk pleaded for calm after his side were booed off after slipping to a 1-0 defeat to Cardiff. Boro have failed to win in five games and now sit ten points behind their second-placed opponents after a late Joe Ralls penalty sealed a dour game. A reckless challenge on Nath...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 7:10 PM
TROY DEENEY got to grips with a pitch invader at Watford’s 4-2 loss to Chelsea by grabbing his bum. The outspoken striker – who questioned Arsenal’s balls last week – got a handful of rump at Stamford Bridge. Substitutes Michy Batshuayi and Cesar Azpilicueta helped Chelsea avoid a fully-blown cri...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 4:03 PM
ANTONIO CONTE will not quit Chelsea even though his prediction that this title-defending season would be the hardest of his career has come true. The Blues snatched a 4-2 victory from Watford on Saturday, with the Hornets by far the better side. And there has been speculation around the club that...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 3:01 PM
CHELSEA suffered a scare at home to Watford, coming from 2-1 down to seal a thrilling 4-2 win at Stamford Bridge. Pedro had given the Blues the lead with a stunning 25-yard strike in the 12th-minute of the game. However, Abdoulaye Doucoure netted on the stroke of half-time to stun the hosts. Robe...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 2:41 PM
RICHARLISON felt the full wrath of social media after missing two absolute sitters against Chelsea. Watford took the lead at Stamford Bridge after coming from behind – but could possibly had put the game to bed if only the Brazilian had not fallen foul of a couple of howlers. And social media can...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 2:38 PM
MICHY BATSHUAYI was the star of the show as his two goals off the bench helped Chelsea to a 4-2 win against Watford. The Blues were 2-1 down to Marco Silva’s outfit before his introduction, but a neat header and a poked finish either side of Cesar Azpilicueta’s header sealed the three points. The...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 2:25 PM
ANTONIO CONTE and his Chelsea team scraped a win… but this was the latest proof that all is not well with the champions. You still get the impression this is the beginning of the end for Conte in West London. Substitutes Michy Batshuayi and Cesar Azpilicueta helped avoid a fully-blown crisis thre...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 2:17 PM
TIEMOUE BAKAYOKO is a fan of his predecessor Nemanja Matic but says his role at Chelsea is not to emulate the Serbian. The midfielder’s £40million arrival at Stanford Bridge saw the departure of Matic for the promise of first team football under Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. While the Serbi...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 2:12 PM
WATFORD will may not have a better chance of beating Chelsea at Stamford Bridge than today. The Hornets have been brilliant and striker Richarlison has been a constant pain in the backside of the Blues defence. But the 20-year-old should have sealed all three points for Marco Silva’s men in the s...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 1:04 PM
PEDRO scored a genuine Goal of the Season contender as Chelsea took an early lead against Watford in spectacular fashion. The Spanish forward, 30, struck a stunning, curling, first-time effort from 25 yards that struck the inside of the post and rocketed in. Having lost the last two Premier Leagu...
The Sun - Sat Oct 21 9:37 AM
ALVARO MORATA will come up against old foe Miguel Britos as Chelsea entertain Watford in the early kick-off. Back in May 2015, Britos, then playing for Napoli headbutted Juventus striker Morata as his side crashed to a 3-1 defeat. BET £10 GET A FREE £30 BET WITH SUN BETS Could be Britos v Morata...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 11:33 PM
WHOM the Gods would destroy, they first make mad. And with every passing week, Antonio Conte is looking madder than hell. Three games without a win equals a crisis for any Chelsea manager. But when the results come on the back of a summer of Stamford Bridge discontent, amid increasing boardroom d...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 11:15 PM
ATLETICO MADRID will look to re-focus on La Liga after a poor start to their Champions League campaign. A home defeat to Chelsea has been followed up by a 0-0 draw with Qarabag in Azerbaijan to leave their European hopes hanging by a thread. But in the league Diego Simeone’s men are just six poin...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 7:14 PM
DIEGO COSTA is up against the clock to get back to full fitness before his return to the pitch for Atletico Madrid in January. To help him get there, the Spanish striker has switched up his training – swapping the football pitch for the boxing ring. Fernando Torres posted a video of his future At...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 5:55 PM
DIEGO COSTA is up against the clock to get back to full fitness before his return to the pitch for Atletico Madrid in January. To help him get there, the Spanish striker has switched up his training swapping the pitch for the boxing ring. Fernando Torres posted a video of his future Atletico team...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 4:43 PM
THE midweek fixtures may have raised more questions than answers this week. Liverpool won 7-0 against a side proving scant preparation for a trip to Wembley. Spurs, meanwhile, could have come away from the Bernebeu with than a point but aren’t the same team at their adopted home. Arsenal got back...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 3:57 PM
ANTONIO CONTE has defended his training methods amid claims his Chelsea stars are growing unhappy with how hard he is working them. The Chelsea squad is showing signs of being exhausted just three months into the season as they are crippled by an injury crisis and lack of form. Conte’s side have...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 3:44 PM
HERE’S something to get your head around. The last time Watford won at Stamford Bridge the club’s saviour and life president, Sir Elton John, was married… to a woman. The clubs meet on Saturday in west London with some optimistic Watford fans suggesting there is an outside chance of history repea...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 2:26 PM
CHELSEA fear Cesc Fabregas may be their only fit senior midfielder for the crunch Premier League clash with Watford. The Premier League champions have been crippled by an injury crisis which has exposed the lack of depth in Antonio Conte’s squad. And the Chelsea boss says he will not know until a...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 2:08 PM
CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte could become the latest manager to fall foul of the Premier League champions curse. In the past two seasons, the league-winning head coach has been given the boot just months after getting his hands on the trophy. Jose Mourinho led Chelsea to the Premier League crown in...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 11:43 AM
ANTONIO CONTE faces five games in 15 days that could decide his Chelsea future – and Jose Mourinho could be the man to deal the killer blow. Conte is suddenly under pressure at Stamford Bridge just five months after he led the club to the Premier League title in his first year in charge. Chelsea …
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 10:45 AM
UEFA have charged Roma with “racist behaviour” after monkey chants were heard during the Chelsea clash on Wednesday night. The Serie A giants will sit in a hearing on November 16, following their thrilling 3-3 draw in the Champions League at Stamford Bridge. In a statement, Uefa said: “Disciplina...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 10:08 AM
CHELSEA stars are growing unhappy at the way Antonio Conte is flogging them hard on the training ground. Blues boss Conte has imposed a punishing schedule on his players which has seen them hardly enjoy a day off between matches. But the Times say the Chelsea squad is now getting fed up with the...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 7:42 AM
AYMERIC LAPORTE has revealed he turned down Manchester City and Chelsea over the summer. The French centre-back, 23, could have netted a mega-money deal by swapping Athletic Bilbao for the Premier League. But Laporte, 23, told L’Equipe: “I had the chance to leave but I did not feel it. “Also beca...
The Sun - Fri Oct 20 7:39 AM
THESE stunning stats show that Alvaro Morata is more important to Chelsea than Harry Kane is to Tottenham. Data courtesy of EA Sports proves that the Spaniard is also making a bigger impact at Stamford Bridge than Romelu Lukaku is at Manchester United. Morata joined Chelsea from Real Madrid over...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 11:13 PM
ANTONIO CONTE is coming under increasing boardroom scrutiny after Chelsea’s poor start to the season. And Stamford Bridge officials have even taken to predicting — correctly — which excuse Conte will use to explain his side’s woes. The Blues’ title-winning boss is starting to feel the heat again...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 9:10 PM
WATFORD star Richarlison insists he’s not frightened by the prospect of facing champions Chelsea this weekend – because he once had a GUN pointed at his face. The young Brazilian forward has set the Premier League alight following a shock move to the Hornets over the summer. Richarlison has alrea...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 6:38 PM
CHELSEA taking Watford with one team in for and the other woefully out of form. But strangely it’s the visitors who have all the momentum heading into the clash at Stamford Bridge and the champions looking to end their poor run. Watford have score last minute goals in their last three Premier Lea...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 6:10 PM
Brazilian forward Richarlison has been in fine form for Watford this season, helping the Hornets defy expectations under new manager Marco Silva. The 20-year-old attacker signed for the Vicarage Road club in the summer for a reported £11.2million, but Watford weren’t the only club interested in t...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 5:25 PM
CHELSEA will look to bounce back to winning ways in the Premier League after their shock defeat to Crystal Palace. But it will be far from straight forward for the champions as they host Watford who pulled off a surprise win over Arsenal in their last league outing. BET £10 GET A FREE £30 BET …
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 5:09 PM
ARSENAL, Chelsea and Manchester City are reportedly eyeing moves for French prodigy Lenny Pintor. The 17-year-old currently plays for second-division side Brest and is a regular for France’s U17s. Lenny impressed during the recent youth World Cup in India, with his goal against Spain a highlight....
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 4:17 PM
NEMANJA MATIC admits Jose Mourinho wants success so badly that “it isn’t easy to work with” the Manchester United boss. The pair were Prem title winners at Chelsea two years ago and are now in the hunt for more silverware at Old Trafford. Matic is looking a snip at £35million and put in another c...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 3:40 PM
BRAZILIAN forward Richarlison has been in fine form for Watford this season, helping the Hornets to defy expectations under new manager Marco Silva. The 20-year-old attacker signed for the Vicarage Road club in the summer for a reported £11.2million, but Watford weren’t the only club interested i...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 2:18 PM
CROATIA are looking to sign up Carlo Ancelotti for the 2018 World Cup, according to reports in Italy. The former AC Milan and Chelsea manager was recently sacked by Bayern Munich after an underwhelming start to the campaign. But he could soon be back in management with La Gazzetta dello Sport rep...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 2:13 PM
RADJA NAINGOLLAN has admitted he would be open to playing in the Premier League – putting Manchester United and Chelsea on alert. Roma star Naingolloan has been a long-term target for both United and Chelsea over the past two years but the midfielder has always stayed loyal to his club. And when...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 2:13 PM
ANTONIO CONTE is finding it hard enough to win football matches at present and he will never win a war of words with Jose Mourinho. One of the big factors that got Conte his job at Chelsea 15 months ago was the Italian’s unflappable diplomacy. Jose Mourinho is the wind-up master and he launched a...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 2:02 PM
ANTONIO CONTE admits his decision to play David Luiz in midfield against Roma backfired. The Blues needed an Eden Hazard strike to rescue a point despite taking a two-goal lead at Stamford Bridge. And Italian chief Conte has taken the blame for his side’s lack of organisation. He said: “I didn’t...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 12:04 PM
ARSENAL and Chelsea have been dealt a blow as Rafinha revealed he wants to stay at Barcelona. Arsene Wenger is a big admirer of the Brazil midfielder and was said to be eyeing a £27million bid. But the player’s father – World Cup winner Mazinho – says he want to stay at the Nou Camp. …
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 11:20 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Chelsea have added to the growing clubs vying to sign Genoa’s teenage wonderkid Pietro Pellegri. The 16-year-old striker has taken the Serie A by storm since bursting on the scene last season, with a host of European clubs battling for his signature. According to Italian new...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 10:00 AM
INTER MILAN have struck a deal to sign former Chelsea star Ramires, according to reports in Italy. Gazzetta dello Sport report Jiangsu Suning have agreed to let the Brazilian move to the Serie A side on loan. More to follow
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 7:32 AM
STEVEN GERRARD feared Manchester United as soon as he saw they were signing Nemanja Matic from Chelsea. The Liverpool legend hailed the Serbian international, 29, as one of the toughest players he ever played against in his 18-year career. And he slammed the Blues for sanctioning the £40million...
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 1:02 AM
DAVID LUIZ is just about as devout a Christian as you can get – insisting he owes everything in life to God. But even he, in his wildest dreams in bible class as a kid, could have imagined one day actually playing a one-two with Jesus at Stamford Bridge. Divine intervention or not, Luiz was …
The Sun - Thu Oct 19 12:22 AM
ANTONIO CONTE ripped into Jose Mourinho after the Manchester United boss appeared to call him a cry baby. Chelsea blew a two-goal lead amid claims by boss Conte that he has too many injured players and his squad is not big enough. Mourinho watched his team beat Benfica 1-0 then said: “I never spe...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 10:54 PM
ANTONIO CONTE masterminded Chelsea’s late Champions League fightback with an A4 page’s worth of instructions. When the Blues were 2-1 up but under pressure from relentless Roma, the Italian was forced into subbing David Luiz for Pedro, giving him a chance to send on a secret message with half-tim...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 10:30 PM
GARY CAHILL is the talk of Chelsea’s astonishing 3-3 draw with Roma after donning one of the most bizarre head bandages ever witnessed in sporting history. The England international hurt his chin during the Champions League clash at Stamford Bridge, which saw Chelsea surrender a two-goal lead bef...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 9:36 PM
EDEN HAZARD was Chelsea’s saviour as he netted twice in a thrilling 3-3 draw against Roma this evening. The Blues surrendered a two-goal lead to go 3-2 down with 20 minutes remaining at Stamford Bridge. But talisman Hazard popped up with a timely equaliser to earn a point for his side and see off...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 9:23 PM
DAVID LUIZ was substituted early in the second half against Roma in what appears to be an injury scare. A Chelsea doctor followed the Brazilian down the tunnel prompting KO concerns. Luiz’s number was called for after sprinting down the pitch in the Champions League clash. In the first half, he h...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 8:05 PM
CARLO ANCELOTTI has returned to Chelsea – as a spectator for their Champions League clash with Roma. The Italian won the Premier League and FA Cup during two seasons at Stamford Bridge. And he was pleased to be back in town for the European showdown. He uploaded a picture of himself in the stands...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 7:19 PM
ROMA fans have clashed with police ahead of their team’s Champions League match against Chelsea. The Italian giants are in London for what’s sure to be a mouth-watering showdown at Stamford Bridge tonight. But Roma’s infamous travelling supporters got themselves into a spot of bother hours ahead...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 7:12 PM
THE man behind Manchester United superstar Paul Pogba’s unique hairstyles is a self-taught high street barber based next to a kebab shop. The world’s most expensive footballer heads an all-star Premier League XI who put their faith in the hands of Ahmed Alsanawi, who worked his way up from the Ch...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 7:00 PM
ATLETICO MADRID handed Chelsea a major boost in Champions League qualification after dropping points against ten-man Qarabag. The La Liga powerhouses’ draw means they are now three games without a win and facing the possibility of an embarrassing group stage exit. Antoine Griezmann came closest f...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 6:45 PM
ROMA fans have clashed with police ahead of their team’s Champions League clash against Chelsea. The Italian giants are in London for what’s sure to be a mouth-watering showdown at Stamford Bridge tonight. But Roma’s infamous travelling supporters got themselves into a spot of bother hours ahead...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 9:56 AM
JOEL CAMPBELL wants to quit Arsenal and stay at Real Betis. The Costa Rica forward is set for the World Cup ahead of his Gunners contract expiring next summer. And Campbell, who is in his sixth loan stint and second at Betis, says it is “a secret for no-one” that he wants to stay in …
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 9:29 AM
POLICE have opened an investiagion after Sian Massey-Ellis was almost hit by a bottle by a Chelsea fan in the champions’ 2-1 loss at Crystal Palace. The 31-year-old was running the line closest to the Blues fans when the incident happened during the second half of their defeat at Selhurst Park. M...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 8:52 AM
IN ONE WEEKEND the Premier League can turn on its head; Arsenal dropped points, Crystal Palace look rejuvenated, Watford seem formidable and Chelsea are suffering. And I think leadership played a huge part in the shock results, where Davids found ways to beat Goliaths despite a big disparities in...
The Sun - Wed Oct 18 7:44 AM
CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte has admitted he tried to sign Radja Nainggolan over the summer. The Blues boss was desperate to bolster his squad as he struggled to make a big impact on the transfer market. The Italian ended up signing Danny Drinkwater as a replacement for Nemanja Matic, who moved to...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 10:30 PM
ANTONIO CONTE has hit out at his bosses over Chelsea’s mounting injury problems. Frustrated manager Conte claims he is ‘risking’ his players in the Premier League and Champions League because his squad is not big enough to cope. Conte signed six new players in the summer at a cost of £197million....
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 10:30 PM
ANTONIO CONTE’S men put in a great performance at Atletico Madrid — one of the best in Europe so far this season. Chelsea boast two group wins out of two and know they can virtually seal their spot in the knockout stages by beating Roma tonight. KANTE CRISIS Blues are still without enforcer N’Gol...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 5:52 PM
JOSE MOURINHO once allowed one of the brightest young talents in European football to leave his club after only three Premier League appearances. The Portuguese boss gave an interesting insight into the decision, too. “He was not ready to compete, ” the now Manchester United boss said bluntly in...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 5:26 PM
TAMMY ABRAHAM looks as though he will be spending the remainder of the season at Swansea after Chelsea failed to include a recall option for the striker when they sent him out on loan. A clause in the striker’s contract stated that he could be recalled if he wasn’t given adequate game time, but t...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 5:01 PM
CHELSEA may be stuttering in the Premier League, but their Champions League form could hardly have been better. Antonio Conte’s side smashed Qarabag 6-0 in their first match before securing a stunning 2-1 win at Atletico Madrid in their second match. Michy Batshuayi scored a last minute winner on...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 2:23 PM
TAMMY ABRAHAM looks as though he will be spending the remainder of the season at Swansea after Chelsea failed to include a recall option for the striker when they sent him out on loan. A clause in the striker’s contract stated that he could be recalled if he wasn’t given adequate game time, but t...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 1:43 PM
ALVARO MORATA appears ready for Roma after training for the third day in a row. The Chelsea striker has stepped up his return after picking up a hamstring injury while away with Spain. Blues missed him badly as Michy Batshuayi struggled in the defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday. Antonio Conte s...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 12:20 PM
THE Champions League has returned with the English teams, and Celtic, looking to take a big step towards the last 16. With Man United, Chelsea, Barcelona and the Bhoys in action, Wednesday offers arguably the better night of football and an exciting night of betting. Benfica vs Manchester United...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 11:45 AM
BARCELONA are ready to rival Chelsea in the battle to sign Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Chelsea failed with a £35million bid for the giant defender last summer as Antonio Conte desperately tried to bring in new defenders to his squad. And the Blues are expected to revive their interest in t...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 11:18 AM
CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte wants to sign one of Christian Benteke, Jamie Vardy or Richmond Boakye in the January transfer window. The Italian boss, 48, is growing increasingly worried by the comparatively minuscule size of his squad. Conte fears his Blues are not deep enough to compete for the bo...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 10:17 AM
MICHY BATSHUAYI’S future at Chelsea is in doubt after the club began searching for a new striker to sign in Janaury. Blues boss Antonio Conte had told his board he needs more attacking options in his squad and wants someone brought in over the transfer window. Conte started the season insistent h...
The Sun - Tue Oct 17 9:10 AM
BARCELONA are considering a move to sign Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso. Reports in Spain suggest the La Liga club are looking at their options to replace Jordi Alba as first choice left-back in their squad. And Don Balon say the leading choice for Barca boss Ernesto Valverde would be Chelsea ace...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 2:52 PM
MICHY BATSHUAYI should leave Chelsea after being hauled off against Crystal Palace, says Tony Cascarino. The Blues winger made just his second league appearance in the disappointing 2-1 loss at Selhurst Park. Batshuayi was hauled off 57 minutes in for Pedro and former Blues striker Cascarino beli...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 12:04 PM
JOSE MOURINHO did what he does best when he took his Manchester United to Liverpool on Saturday… parking the bus. The Old Trafford chief, 54, has become famous around the globe for piling men behind the ball on the road to a “top six” opponent. Whether it be Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester City, T...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 12:00 PM
TOBY ALDERWEIRELD has revealed he is no closer to penning a new deal with Spurs. The Belgian defender, 28, has been pushing for an improved contract with Spurs and wants to be on the same waged as the top earners. But so far no offer has been tabled with Alderweireld asked about his situation aft...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 11:39 AM
ALVARO MORATA and David Silva have expressed concern after at least 20 people were killed by wildfires in Spain. The Chelsea striker and Manchester City playmaker both tweeted dramatic pictures of the inferno that ripped through north-western Spain and Portugal over the last few days. He said: “I...
The Sun - Mon Oct 16 9:57 AM
ANTONIO CONTE’S woes have worsened with Victor Moses facing at least a month out with injury. Chelsea’s hamstring jinx has struck again with the winger limping off during Saturday’s shock 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace. He is the third Chelsea star to be crocked by a hamstring pull in the last fort...