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The Sun - Mon Oct 9 10:49 PM
ITALIAN chiefs are plotting to lure Antonio Conte back as national boss. Conte quit after Euro 2016 to take over at Chelsea and is nearly midway through a three-year deal. But Italy’s faltering qualification for next summer’s World Cup has prompted senior figures within their FA to launch a lobby...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 5:16 PM
WE’VE teamed up with Carabao, Chelsea’s official training wear partner and sponsors of the Carabao Cup, to offer a one lucky reader a pair of tickets for the Blues’ Carabao Cup game with Everton on October 25. All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning and watching Antonio Conte’s playe...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 1:52 PM
DIEGO COSTA has been put through his paces in a bid to build his fitness… but still found time to sip a cold one in Marbella. The former Chelsea man was treating himself to a low-key birthday beer in the Spanish holiday resort after turning 29 on Saturday. Despite sacrificing a pre-season at the...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 12:31 PM
FORMER Chelsea star Ramires is reportedly set for a return to European football with Inter Milan. Tuttosport via TMW claims the Jiangsu Suning star is being lined up for a loan move to the San Siro as Inter look to end Juventus’ reign of dominance in Serie A. Ramires has been a smash hit since …
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 12:07 PM
ALVARO MORATA has lost his battle to be fit for Chelsea’s Premier League clash at Crystal Palace on Saturday. Morata has a grade two hamstring tear but claimed he would be able to recover in time for this weekend when the Premier League resumes after the international break. He even Tweeted he ha...
The Sun - Mon Oct 9 10:15 AM
CHELSEA wonderkid Callum Hudson-Odoi has emerged as one of the brightest young prospects in English football. The 16-year-old’s blistering run of form for club and country has not gone unnoticed as a number of clubs indicate their interest. The highly-rated youngster was handed a new three-year d...
The Sun - Sun Oct 8 11:26 PM
LIVERPOOL ace Mohamed Salah sparked a pitch invasion after sending Egypt to the 2018 World Cup with a 95th minute penalty. The former Chelsea man smashed home from 12-yards to beat Congo 2-1 with just seconds of injury time to spare. The Pharaohs had not reached the World Cup finals since 1990 bu...
The Sun - Sun Oct 8 10:39 PM
ANDREA PIRLO has opened the door on a move to Chelsea — as assistant manager. The Italian World Cup winner, 38, will retire when his New York City contract expires in December. And he is not ruling out linking up with former boss Antonio Conte. Chelsea chief Conte has no No 2 and Pirlo said: “I’...
The Sun - Sun Oct 8 8:22 PM
France boss Didier Deschamps has confirmed that N’golo Kante will miss France’s final qualifier against Belarus on Tuesday due to injury. Kante limped off with a thigh injury in France’s clash with Bulgaria. The Chelsea midfielder clutched the back of his leg as he left the pitch in the first hal...
The Sun - Sun Oct 8 7:06 PM
CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte is considering quitting the club at the end of the season, according to reports. The Italian is currently in his second season at Stamford Bridge after winning the Premier League title but has already made it clear he wants a return to Italy in the future. And according...
The Sun - Sun Oct 8 6:08 PM
CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte is considering quitting the club at the end of the season, according to reports. The Italian is currently in his second season at Stamford Bridge after winning the Premier League title but has already made it clear he wants a return to Italy in the future. And according...
The Sun - Sun Oct 8 9:49 AM
ALEX SANDRO is set to sign a new deal at Juventus that will keep him out of Chelsea’s reach for the foreseeable future. According to reports in Italy, the Brazilian has been offered a bumper new deal at Juve worth £6.28million over five years. The deal would match the salary offered by the Premie...
The Sun - Sat Oct 7 8:37 PM
N’GOLO KANTE limped off with an apparent hamstring injury in France’s clash with Bulgaria. The Chelsea midfielder clutched the back of his leg as he left the pitch in the first half of the World Cup qualifier. Kante’s injury is a huge blow for Chelsea with the Frenchman critical to their midfield...
The Sun - Sat Oct 7 6:10 PM
N’GOLO KANTE has revealed he has no regrets about turning down a move to boyhood club Paris Saint-Germain in favour for Chelsea. The 26-year-old was a wanted man after starring in Leicester City’s Premier League title-winning campaign, but chose to join the Blues instead of PSG. With the Ligue 1...
The Sun - Sat Oct 7 12:42 AM
NEYMAR, Ronaldinho, Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Toni Kroos, Cesc Fabregas and Carlos Tevez all took their first steps towards global stardom at the Fifa Under-17 World Cup. Now England’s class of 2017 — led by boss Steve Cooper — aim to follow in the footsteps of football’s biggest names at the finals...
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...