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The Sun - Fri Oct 6 8:09 PM
THIBAUT COURTOIS is reportedly reluctant to sign a new deal at Chelsea and is holding out for a move to Real Madrid and a return to La Liga. The former Atletico Madrid keeper’s contract expires with the London club in 2019 and is said to be ignoring their attempts to extend his stay. Spanish pape...
The Sun - Fri Oct 6 6:55 PM
Chelsea have echoed the concerns of their fans who are campaigning to stop Sky Sports from moving Premier League games to Christmas Eve, according to reports. Sky will announce their festive schedule on October 16 and it is believed they hope to broadcast two live games on Christmas Eve for the f...
The Sun - Fri Oct 6 4:13 PM
The grimace on the face of Diego Costa was all too familiar but it hadn’t been caused by a referee or opposition player. It was because the striker was feeling the effects of pre-season training. That is effectively what Costa is going through despite it being October. Having completed a £54m ret...
The Sun - Fri Oct 6 1:58 PM
FORMER Chelsea star Ricardo Carvalho has been sentenced to seven months in jail over tax fraud. The veteran defender pleaded guilty to a charge of concealing income from his image rights during a two-year spell at Real Madrid. MORE TO FOLLOW
The Sun - Fri Oct 6 11:40 AM
CHELSEA are to take advice from Tottenham about their Wembley move as they prepare to redevelop Stamford Bridge. The Premier League champions are moving ahead with plans to knock down their existing ground and build a new £500million stadium on the site. The new stadium could be ready for the sta...
The Sun - Fri Oct 6 9:20 AM
HARRY KANE is one of the best footballers ex-England and Chelsea captain John Terry ever played against. With the Blues and Three Lions, Terry played against some of the greatest players of modern times, including Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and Brazil legend Ronaldo. Kane bo...
The Sun - Thu Oct 5 4:53 PM
CHELSEA are aiming to DOUBLE revenue in next ten years and set for dual stadium-shirt sponsor like Arsenal. The reigning Premier League champions currently only fourth in the earners list but are hoping to join Europe’s elite. The Blues are eyeing up a dual shirt-stadium sponsorship deal, much li...
The Sun - Thu Oct 5 2:52 PM
THE Brazilians have always been known for their Samba magic with a football at their feet. And two of their most skillful players are keeping with the tradition ahead of their World Cup qualifiers. Chelsea’s Willian and Neymar proved why they are classed as dead-ball specialists on the training p...
The Sun - Thu Oct 5 1:53 PM
CRYSTAL PALACE have received a huge boost after Wilfried Zaha made a triumphant return to training. The 24-year-old is yet to feature since opening day after picking up a knee injury. In that time, Palace have sacked Frank de Boer and hired Roy Hodgson as his replacement. But the Eagles are still...
The Sun - Thu Oct 5 12:28 PM
DIEGO COSTA looked to be feeling the heat as he was put through a gruelling training session at Atletico Madrid. The former Chelsea star didn’t have a pre-season after he was axed by Antonio Conte. And Atletico are keen to ensure that Costa will be in tip-top condition for his January comeback. T...
The Sun - Thu Oct 5 10:35 AM
CHELSEA are ready to hand Eden Hazard a bumper new contract – and then follow up with a similar deal for Thibaut Courtois. Belgian star Hazard is already Chelsea’s highest-paid player on £200, 000-a-week but the club are keen to hand him better terms to ward off interest from Europe’s biggest clu...
The Sun - Thu Oct 5 10:23 AM
CHELSEA and Liverpool could battle it out for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Javier Pastore. The Argentine has been told he is free to leave the French capital when the January transfer window opens. PSG want to balance the books following the massive money arrivals of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. A...
The Sun - Thu Oct 5 9:53 AM
FORMER Chelsea star Oscar admits he’d like a Premier League return one day – and hopes it’s with the current champions. The Brazil international quit Stamford Bridge for a £60million move to the Chinese Super League at the start of 2017. Oscar has been in terrific form for Shanghai SIPG so far, h...
The Sun - Thu Oct 5 7:17 AM
TOTTENHAM reportedly want to use Ross Barkey as a central midfielder if they can beat Chelsea to his signature in January. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino failed with a £35million bid over the summer, with the Blues also not getting a deal done. The England midfielder, 23, could be available for a...
The Sun - Wed Oct 4 6:56 PM
EDEN HAZARD has been showing off his fancy footwork of another sort – this time ducking punches. The Chelsea playmaker has been in training with his Belgium pals and has been showing his skills with the gloves. Hazard, 26, was filmed by Michy Batshuayi during a training session with his national...
The Sun - Wed Oct 4 3:52 PM
RYAN MASON reveals he had an ‘out-of-body experience’ in an ambulance after fracturing his skull. The footballing world was stunned and horrified by the sickening accidental clash of heads with Chelsea’s Gary Cahill at Stamford Bridge last January. For Mason, the turning point in his recovery fro...
The Sun - Wed Oct 4 12:37 PM
CESC FABREGAS has finally admitted he was the player who hit Sir Alex Ferguson in the face with a pizza in the Battle of the Buffet. Manchester United boss Ferguson was left fuming after the incident which occurred when his team and Arsenal players were involved in a bust-up in the tunnel at Old...
The Sun - Wed Oct 4 10:00 AM
CHELSEA have reportedly entered the race to sign Alexis Sanchez in January. The Mirror claims Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are already lining up moves for the Arsenal star. But it’s now said that Chelsea are in the running too as they look to keep apparent AC Milan target Antonio Conte...
The Sun - Wed Oct 4 9:36 AM
MICHY BATSHUAYI is confident Antonio Conte DOES have faith in him – despite starting just two Premier League games in his Chelsea career. The Belgian, who moved from Marseille for £33million in July 2016, hopes to lead the Blues line now No1 striker Alvaro Morata is out for up to six weeks with a...
The Sun - Wed Oct 4 6:46 AM
CHELSEA will try to sweeten up unsettled manager Antonio Conte with a £60million move swoop for his former Juventus star Alex Sandro, according to reports. The Italian left the defender in Turin when he moved to Stamford Bridge but he has targeted a reunion since day one. Chelsea have so far fail...
The Sun - Tue Oct 3 11:33 PM
IT was Jimmy Greaves — the scorer of 132 goals in 169 appearances for a very average Chelsea team — who put it best. He was often accused of being a player who ‘just scored goals’. The allegation was false but Greaves would often play along with it, saying: “I’ll accept that — until they …
The Sun - Tue Oct 3 10:30 PM
RYAN MASON’S moment of clarity came doing the most mundane of tasks. It was not gliding through a crowded centre-circle that made the England midfielder believe in himself again. For Mason, the turning point in his recovery from a fractured skull was when he could finally pick up a glass of orang...
The Sun - Tue Oct 3 7:50 PM
ANTONIO CONTE could leave Chelsea for AC Milan at the end of the season. The Blues gaffer dropped his biggest hint yet that he could leave the Premier League champions in the summer with an Italian radio station. Just last week he said: “I miss Italy, that’s beyond doubt, so once I have had some …
The Sun - Tue Oct 3 5:35 PM
STAR defender Giorgio Chiellini is ready to sign a contract extension with Juventus. Calciomercato.com claim talks between the two parties are ongoing and that an agreement is close. Apparently, the financial details have been tied up but talks will continue over whether Chiellini pens a new one...
The Sun - Tue Oct 3 4:58 PM
THIBAUT COURTOIS’ unusual pre-match ritual has been discovered – and it’s all rather touchy feely. A video has emerged showing how the goalkeeper touches his chin during the national anthem for his country Belgium. Thibaut Courtois has to touch his chin when he is filmed singing Belgium's nationa...
The Sun - Tue Oct 3 3:08 PM
ALVARO MORATA is targeting a return from injury against Crystal Palace – meaning the striker may not miss a single game for Chelsea. The £58million Spaniard was said to have suffered a grade-two tear to his hamstring in the defeat to Manchester City and there were fears he faced six weeks out. BE...
The Sun - Tue Oct 3 2:42 PM
ALVARO MORATA is targeting a return from injury against Crystal Palace – meaning the striker may not miss a single game for Chelsea. The Spaniard suffered a grade-two tear to his hamstring in the defeat to Manchester City and there were fears he faced six weeks out. BET £10 GET A FREE £30 BET WIT...
The Sun - Tue Oct 3 2:35 PM
CHELSEA legend Paul Canoville is in hospital recovering from an operation “which could have claimed his life.” The 55-year-old has a history of battling drug addictions and beating cancer. Canners, who was Chelsea’s first ever black player when he made his debut in 1981, released a statement on T...
The Sun - Tue Oct 3 11:25 AM
WILLIAN has delivered a blow to Manchester United’s hopes of signing him by admitting he is keen to stay at Chelsea. United boss Jose Mourinho tried to sign the Brazilian midfielder in the summer as he continued to rebuild his squad at Old Trafford. Mourinho worked closely with the 29-year-old du...
The Sun - Tue Oct 3 9:43 AM
TOTTENHAM will punish the fan who allegedly made a banner referring to the young girl Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso killed in a drunken 2011 car crash. The Spaniard escaped four years in prison and was fined just over £50, 000 and banned from driving after being charged – as a 20-year-old Bolton...
The Sun - Mon Oct 2 11:01 PM
CHELSEA have suffered a huge blow after discovering Alvaro Morata could be facing six weeks out injured. The Spanish striker hobbled off in the 1-0 home defeat to Manchester City on Saturday afternoon. And now Antonio Conte‘s worst nightmare has been realised after discovering the damage is worse...
The Sun - Mon Oct 2 10:31 PM
NEMANJA MATIC has promised Manchester United: I’m close to hitting top form. The £40million midfielder suffered a disrupted pre-season after only joining United from Chelsea at the end of July. He trained alone to start with and admitted getting match-fit and used to his new team-mates has taken...
The Sun - Mon Oct 2 9:38 PM
CHELSEA have suffered a huge blow after discovering Alvaro Morata could be facing six weeks out injured. The Spanish striker hobbled off in the 1-0 home defeat to Manchester City on Saturday afternoon. And now Antonio Conte‘s worst nightmare has been realised after discovering the damage is worse...
The Sun - Mon Oct 2 6:09 PM
CESC FABREGAS reckons Chelsea lost to Manchester City because they were knackered from clocking up the miles. Boss Antonio Conte moaned in midweek about his side having to play on Saturday night instead of on Sunday. The Blues landed back in the UK at 5am on Thursday after their European win over...
The Sun - Mon Oct 2 5:59 PM
CHELSEA hopes of signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have been dealt a huge blow after the star claimed he has no interest in playing in England. The Borussia Dortmund striker has made a blistering start to the season for the Bundesliga giants and scored 13 goals in 11 matches. His goalscoring form...
The Sun - Mon Oct 2 5:24 PM
SCENES from Sunday’s Catalan independence referendum, and the subsequent violent fallout, have been making news around the world this week. The chaos surrounding the vote caused Barcelona’s La Liga fixture against Las Palmas at the Camp Nou to be played behind closed doors. Our friends at Footbal...
The Sun - Mon Oct 2 3:58 PM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Chelsea are both reportedly interested in Middlesbrough’s England Under-21s international Dael Fry. The central defender has been hugely impressive this season after being given an opportunity in the starting XI alongside Ben Gibson. And those mature displays have caught the...
The Sun - Mon Oct 2 11:13 AM
SUSPENDED Chelsea ace David Luiz may have tried to convince Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to join Antonio Conte’s side. The Brazilian met up with Borussia Dortmund’s star striker after Aubameyang cast serious doubt over his future. The 29-year-old speed merchant confirmed to Telefoot that it could be...
The Sun - Mon Oct 2 9:40 AM
ARJEN ROBBEN launched a stinging attack on axed Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti by criticising the Italian’s training methods. The former Chelsea boss was dumped following a humiliating 3-0 defeat against Paris Saint-Germain. And Robben, 33, stuck the knife in as he blasted: “There’s better tr...
The Sun - Mon Oct 2 8:44 AM
CHELSEA have been handed a boost after learning that Alvaro Morata’s injury is “not serious.” The in-form Spaniard was forced off the field after just 35 minutes in the 1-0 defeat to Manchester City on Saturday. Morata was clutching his hamstring as he limped off sparking fears that he could be...
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...