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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...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 10:36 PM
THIBAUT COURTOIS fears Diego Costa will be remembered in English football as a “little bully” rather than a top-quality striker. Chelsea No 1 Courtois is preparing for Wednesday’s Champions League return to Atletico Madrid, the club where he spent three successful years on loan. Costa has rejoine...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 9:05 PM
EVERTON made a stunning club-record attempt to sign Diego Costa from Chelsea, according to reports in Spain. The Toffees were desperate to bring in a frontman during the summer transfer window and were heavily linked with Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud. And Marca claim that they tabled an offer of £66....
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 5:43 PM
ALVARO MORATA has thanked Chelsea fans for his new song which claims he is better than Tottenham striker Harry Kane. The 24-year-old implored Blues supporters to change his old chant after it was deemed to be offensive towards Jewish people. And Chelsea revealed they would slap lifetime bans of a...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 4:48 PM
ANTONIO CONTE is confident his Chelsea side are in good shape going into Wednesday’s Champions League tie against Atletico Madrid. The Blues destroyed Stoke on Saturday – cruising to a 4-0 win – as they look to carry on their fine form ahead of their trip to Spain. Chelsea will be the first forei...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 2:07 PM
CHELSEA starlet Ethan Ampadu has been hailed as Wales’ David Luiz. Blues defender Luiz is comfortable playing either centre-back or in an advanced midfield role at Stamford Bridge. But Wales boss Chris Coleman believes Ampadu, who made his Chelsea debut in Wednesday’s 5-1 Carabao Cup win over Not...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 10:02 AM
MANCHESTER CITY star John Stones bizarrely congratulated Chelsea and Alvaro Morata on Instagram on Saturday evening… thanks to an incredible PR blunder. Earlier in the day, Pep Guardiola’s City thumped Roy Hodgson’s hapless Crystal Palace 5-0, while the Blues stormed to a 4-0 win away to Stoke. S...
The Sun - Sun Sep 24 1:00 AM
ALVARO MORATA took just 81 seconds to make his mark – and then completed his first hat-trick in English football in a dazzling display of expert finishing. Not a bad start for a bloke looking to prove himself after Diego Costa finally headed into the sunset and rejoined Atletico Madrid. Chelsea,...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 10:37 PM
DIEGO COSTA could be paraded in front of Atletico Madrid fans ahead of their Champions League clash with Chelsea on Wednesday night. The Spain striker landed in Madrid on Friday and completed a medical before making an appearance in the stands for the 2-0 La Liga win over Sevilla. And he could co...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 10:15 PM
THE League Cup has always offered clubs the chance to throw some youngsters into the fray and this week was no different, especially with Chelsea and Arsenal. Chelsea played Charly Musonda and brought on Ethan Ampadu and Jake Clarke-Salter while the Gunners gave Reiss Nelson his first start and b...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 6:26 PM
CHELSEA fans seem to have made it official: Alvaro Morata is better than Diego Costa. Days after the Premier League winner finally forced his way out of Stamford Bridge in a £58million return to Atletico Madrid, Morata bagged a brilliant hat-trick. Morata had already scored three headers before t...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 5:21 PM
JORIS GNAGNON has confirmed he turned down a move to Stamford Bridge this summer as he feared a lack of game time would stunt his development. The Rennes defender is a rising talent in french football and has attracted attention from not only Chelsea but Borussia Dortmund too. The France Under-20...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 5:01 PM
ALVARO MORATA took just 81 seconds to make his mark – and then completed his first hat-trick in English football in a dazzling display of expert finishing. Not a bad start for a bloke looking to prove himself after Diego Costa finally headed into the sunset and rejoined Atletico Madrid. Chelsea,...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 3:02 PM
CHELSEA star Willian claims Diego Costa will be missed but insists the club will move on from the striker’s return to Atletico Madrid. Costa was told by Blues boss Antonio Conte he had no future at Stamford Bridge and was then stuck in the middle of a summer transfer stand-off with the Premier Le...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 2:16 PM
STOKE take on Chelsea in the Premier League. The game will be played at the bet365 Stadium. FACT ME Stoke City have suffered 13 Premier League defeats against Chelsea in the Premier League; more than they have against any other opponent. Chelsea have won seven of their last eight Premier League...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 1:52 PM
CHELSEA will face a tough task if they are to get anything more than Diego Costa’s transfer fee out of Atletico Madrid Wednesday. Diego Simeone’s produced a typically well-organised display against Sevilla to rise into second in La Liga — six points ahead of rivals Real Madrid. Even without Cos...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 12:13 PM
DIEGO COSTA watched Atletico Madrid take on Sevilla after passing his medical this morning. The £57million signing was in the stands at the Wanda Metropolitano after Atleti agreed a deal with Chelsea this week. But supporters will not be able to see him in action on the field until January due to...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 12:04 PM
RUBEN LOFTUS-CHEEK has admitted he has no idea if he has a future at Chelsea. The midfielder is on loan at Crystal Palace for the season after struggling to make an impact at Stamford Bridge last season. And Loftus-Cheek, 21, insists he is not worried about knowing if he is in Antonio Conte’s lon...
The Sun - Sat Sep 23 10:37 AM
ATLETICO MADRID have dropped a huge hint that Diego Costa will wear the No18 shirt this season. The Spanish international has sealed a £57million switch but cannot be registered until January due to a transfer ban. And when he is added to the squad, Costa could take the No18 short popular with st...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 11:54 PM
NIGERIA legend Jay-Jay Okocha has urged Tammy Abraham to switch allegiance to the African nation. Abraham, the Chelsea striker on loan at Swansea, insists he remains committed to playing for England – despite meeting Nigeria FA president Amaju Pinnick after the Swans’ draw with Spurs last weekend...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 11:20 PM
ANTONIO CONTE finally has a striker at Chelsea he can trust to lead the line AND marry your daughter. Clean-cut Alvaro Morata is officially replacing bad-boy Diego Costa as he finalises his drawn-out Atletico Madrid move. And the Spaniard has earned the ultimate thumbs-up from manager and dad-of-...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 7:16 PM
BOTH Manchester clubs head into the weekend round of fixtures with nothing to separate them. Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho’s sides are both on 13 points with the same goals scored and conceded after five matches. But how will the table change come Monday night? Here are SunSport’s predictions....
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 6:16 PM
DIEGO COSTA admitted he was sorry with the way he left Chelsea as he landed in Madrid to finalise his £67million move to Atletico. The striker smiled and happily posed for photos with many of the waiting children as he was met by adoring fans at the Adolfo Suarez airport in the Spanish capital, C...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 4:57 PM
CHELSEA star Pedro shared a lingering kiss with his new girlfriend after as it was revealed he has got divorced from his teen sweetheart. The Blues ace, 30, was caught in a tender moment with the stunning blonde after being declared fit to return for Saturday’s Premier League game at Stoke. The S...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 4:56 PM
DIEGO COSTA is moving his entire life out of England after quitting Chelsea – including the nightclub he had installed in his Surrey mansion. Costa has flown to Spain today to complete his return to Atletico Madrid after Chelsea finally agreed a £67million fee to sell the controversial striker. H...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 4:32 PM
DIEGO COSTA admitted he was sorry with the way things ended at Chelsea as he landed in Madrid to complete his £67million move to Atletico. The striker was all smiles as he was met by adoring fans at the Adolfo Suarez airport in the Spanish capital, and happily posed for photos with many of the …
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 3:38 PM
ANTONIO CONTE has been named as one of the top three bosses on the planet. The Chelsea chief is on Fifa’s three-man shortlist, along with Zinedine Zidane and Max Allegri. Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar are predictably picked as the stars up for the players’ prize at the FIFPro awards...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 3:08 PM
ANTONIO CONTE says Tiemoue Bakayoko is fit to face Stoke despite suffering minor injuries in a car crash. Bakayoko suffered bruising when his Mercedes 4×4 careered off the road on a bridge close to the Chelsea training ground in leafy Surrey. The £40million midfielder was left shaken but otherwis...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 3:00 PM
THE weekend is finally upon us! And with it, another list of mouth-watering Premier League fixtures. There’s plenty to play for, and of course – plenty of talking points! So here are seven hot topics to get you in the mood ahead of tomorrow’s 12.30pm opener between West Ham and Spurs… Will highly...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 12:49 PM
ATLETICO MADRID take on Sevilla this weekend and Chelsea fans are able to watch their next Champions League opponents for free. Diego Simeone’s men got off to the perfect start at their new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, beating Malaga 1-0 last week. And with Real Madrid in the doldrums, both Atlet...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 12:25 PM
DIEGO COSTA insists he has no beef with Antonio Conte after opening up for the first time since agreeing a £67million return to Atletico Madrid. The AWOL striker, exclusively snapped leaving Brazil yesterday, should sign on in the Spanish capital in the next 24 hours. It brings to an end the bitt...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 11:10 AM
AFTER all that, Diego Costa turned out to be worth his weight in gold to Chelsea. Given his recent approach to fitness, it is no surprise the Spanish striker with a penchant for a party, patatas bravas and a pot belly would command such a hefty fee. Costa is finally on his way to Atletico …
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 11:04 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED have been dealt a major transfer blow as Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann will stay on in Spain to partner Diego Costa. According to El Confidencial, Costa will not be replacing the French forward, but will form a deadly partnership with Greizmann in the second half of...
The Sun - Fri Sep 22 8:27 AM
CHELSEA lead the charge for the 14-year-old goal-scoring version of N’Golo Kante, according to reports in France. Elye Wahi is already playing in attack for Caen under-17 side and scored a brace in the 5-2 defeat to financial monsters PSG on Thursday. As he walked off the Paris training ground, t...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 10:31 PM
AFTER all that, Diego Costa turned out to be worth his weight in gold to Chelsea. Given his recent approach to fitness, it is no surprise the Spanish striker with a penchant for a party, patatas bravas and a pot belly would command such a hefty fee. Costa is finally on his way to Atletico …
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 9:46 PM
DIEGO COSTA was spotted brimming with delight back in Brazil as he jets off to Spain to complete his move to Atletico Madrid. Chelsea revealed on Thursday afternoon that they had accepted an offer from the La Liga side – believed to be in the region of £57million – for the 28-year-old. The strike...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 7:44 PM
CHELSEA star Tiemoue Bakayoko has crashed his car on his way home from training today – but did not suffer any serious injuries. The Sun can reveal that Bakayoko, 23, was driving home when he veered off the road on Blundel Lane near Blues’ Cobham training base on Thursday afternoon. Police arrive...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 6:39 PM
CHELSEA star Tiemoue Bakayoko has been involved in a car crash on his way home from training today, The Sun can reveal. The 23-year-old, who signed for the Blues from Monaco this summer, was driving in his Mercedes-Benz G-Class along Blundel Lane near their Cobham facility at around 3.30pm when t...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 5:53 PM
CHELSEA star Tiemoue Bakayoko has been involved in a car crash on his way home from training today, The Sun can reveal. The 23-year-old, who signed for the Blues from Monaco this summer, was driving along Blundel Lane near their Cobham facility at around 3.30pm when the incident happened. Police...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 4:48 PM
CHELSEA star Tiemoue Bakayoko has been involved in a car crash on his way home from training today, The Sun can reveal. The 23-year-old, who signed for the Blues from Monaco this summer, was driving along Blundel Lane near their Cobham facility at around 3.30pm when the incident happened. Police...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 4:40 PM
LEON GORETZKA is a wanted man. The 22-year-old midfielder is a known Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool target. Football Whispers take a closer look at the Schalke star who will be on the move next summer. “Honestly, it is really getting on my nerves, ” he said when stories...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 4:11 PM
DIEGO COSTA has finally rejoined Atletico Madrid in a £53million deal following his Chelsea exile. The Spanish international, 28, has been training by himself in Brazil after being told he is no longer needed by Antonio Conte. With no Chelsea return on the horizon, Costa has now moved on to the n...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 3:23 PM
FORMER Chelsea star Samuel Eto’o is considering a return to England – as a manager. The Cameroon striker scored 12 Blues goals four seasons ago and spent the following year with Everton. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: BET £5 GET A FREE £10 BET Eto’o, 36, currently plays for Turkish club Antalyaspor. A close ad...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 2:51 PM
CHELSEA and Manchester United have no chance of landing Bayern Munich star Rafinha while he starring for the German side. The Brazil defender was a popular man in the summer, with Antonio Conte eager to add him to his Blues squad. And he looked like being peripheral figure at the Bundesliga giant...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 2:51 PM
JUAN CUADRADO has opened up over his failed summer move to Arsenal. The Juventus star was a target for the Gunners last month, with reports claiming Arsene Wenger failed with a £17million bid. And it’s now been claimed that Arsenal will return for Cuadrado in January after giving up on Thomas Lem...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 2:44 PM
CHELSEA have confirmed they have accepted an offer from Atletico Madrid for Diego Costa. The wantaway striker is now due in the Spanish capital to undergo a medical before finalising his £53million return to his former side. The 28-year-old faces several months of intense training as his new boss...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 12:21 PM
DIEGO COSTA is set to have a medical at Atletico Madrid “in the next few hours” ahead of a loan return to the club – but he can’t play until January. According to reports, the Spanish club will pay a total package of £53million for the striker – but that total includes add-ons and he …
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 12:02 PM
A SHARD of light may have just appeared on the horizon for the hard working coaches and scouts who make up Chelsea’s youth network. For years they have toiled and produced footballers according to their remit only to see countless promising players sold off to bankroll the thirst for off-the-peg...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 11:35 AM
THE Carabao Cup descended into even more farce when it released the results from the third round of fixtures on Twitter. Showing a list of the midweek results to their 206, 000 followers, they had made six glaring mistakes adding to a string of high profiles gaffes. The error showed Leicester had...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 10:43 AM
JOHN TERRY has hit out at Indian cigarette company Gold Flake for using his image on their packaging. The Chelsea legend shared a snap of their fags onto his Instagram on Thursday morning. And fans will have been shocked to see a photo of the former England captain donned upon its front as part o...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 9:31 AM
DIEGO COSTA is set to move to Atletico Madrid on loan with a £35million permanent deal to be agreed next summer. According to reports, the Spanish club look to have managed to negotiate down the fee for the striker, with Chelsea desperate to get rid of the 28-year-old. Atleti manager Diego Simeon...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 8:48 AM
CHARLY MUSONDA revealed he fought back tears after scoring to cap a dream night for Chelsea. The blossoming Belgium forward was given his first start by boss Antonio Conte as a wave of youth got their chance in the Carabao Cup demolition of Nottingham Forest. Musonda, 20, hit the second in the 5-...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 12:25 AM
TAMMY ABRAHAM is poised to snub England to play for Nigeria. The highly-rated Chelsea striker, 19, on loan at Swansea, has played for England up to Under-21 level but can switch allegiances as he has yet to play for the senior side. And Nigerian Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick — a fri...
The Sun - Thu Sep 21 12:09 AM
MICHY BATSHUAYI called out EA Sports after an impressive hat-trick against Nottingham Forest. The Belgian striker was not happy when his player rating was revealed earlier this summer. Last week after it was revealed he was rated at 80 overall, Batshuayi was furious and Tweeted: “PLEASE EXPLAIN”....