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Sport Review - Mon Oct 2 5:20 AM
Ian Wright has warned Chelsea that Michy Batshuayi isn’t ready to fill in for Alvaro Morata. The Spain international has made a brilliant start to the Premier League season following his £58m move to Chelsea from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata has scored six goal...
Sport Review - Mon Oct 2 4:00 AM
Danny Mills has likened Manchester United signing Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea legend Didier Drogba. The Red Devils signed Lukaku in a £75m deal from Premier League rivals Everton in the summer transfer window. Lukaku was signed to bolster Jose Mourinho’s attacking options for the 2017-18 campaign fo...
Mirror - Sun Oct 1 11:53 PM
PLUS: Slaven Bilic will get until the end of the season to prove he's the right man for West Ham
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 11:45 PM
Steven Gerrard has admitted that Eden Hazard was “impossible” to play against during his time at Liverpool as he heaped praise on the Chelsea playmaker. The 26-year-old Belgian has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents since his move to Chelsea from Lille back i...
Daily Mail - Sun Oct 1 10:30 PM
Spain want to take a look at the 24-year-old to make sure he will be fit for the international break. He may miss one of their two World Cup qualifiers but should be back in contention in two weeks.
Goal.com - Sun Oct 1 2:12 PM
The Belgian returned to Stamford Bridge to punish his former club with Manchester City, with the current Blues boss at a loss to explain his sale
Sky Sports - Sun Oct 1 12:50 PM
There are a number of reasons to think Antonio Conte may leave Chelsea at the end of the season, according to Shaun Custis.
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...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 1 10:37 AM
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is prepared to leave the Blues at the end of the current season, according to The Sunday Times. They report that the Italian’s relationship with the club’s board has become increasingly strained and so may seek a summer exit. The paper claims the Chelsea hierarchy are u...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 10:15 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 10:00 AM
Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he has been very impressed by Alvaro Morata’s strong start to life at Chelsea. The Spanish striker signed for the west London club from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window and has made a fast start to his career with the Blues. Morata netted a hat-trick in the...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 9:51 AM
Wayne Bridge admits that he has been impressed by Alvaro Morata’s fast start to life at Chelsea following his move from Real Madrid in the summer. The 24-year-old forward has been a regular fixture in the first team at Stamford Bridge since signing for Antonio Conte’s men back in July. There were...
Daily Express - Sun Oct 1 9:28 AM
ANTONIO CONTE is reportedly keen on leaving Chelsea at the end of the season.
Metro - Sun Oct 1 9:25 AM
Real Madrid and Juventus are also circling.
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...
Daily Star - Sun Oct 1 8:47 AM
STARSPORT bring you all the latest news and transfer gossip from Chelsea.
Daily Star - Sun Oct 1 8:19 AM
ARSENAL are battling Chelsea and a host of European giants for ‘the new Gerard Pique’.
Daily Star - Sun Oct 1 8:00 AM
CHELSEA are reportedly ready to hand Eden Hazard a hefty pay bump to keep him at Stamford Bridge.
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...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 7:30 AM
Ander Herrera has described Nemanja Matic as a “master” in midfield for Manchester United this season. The Serbia international has been a regular fixture in the first team for Jose Mourinho’s men since he left Chelsea to sign for the Red Devils in the summer transfer window. The move surprised m...
Goal.com - Sun Oct 1 6:52 AM
The Belgium international further enhanced his superstar status with the vital goal that sank the Premier League's reigning champions
Daily Star - Sun Oct 1 6:49 AM
ANTONIO CONTE only stuck with Chelsea this summer to avoid handing over a hefty contract termination penalty fee to the club.
Mirror - Sun Oct 1 6:00 AM
Atsu struggled to make the grade at Chelsea, but is now impressing on Tyneside after a £6million move
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 5:55 AM
Ian Wright believes Alvaro Morata is already to step up another level at Chelsea. The Premier League champions signed the Spain international in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. The Blues striker has hit the ground running with an impressive return of six...
Daily Star - Sun Oct 1 5:45 AM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK could join Chelsea for upwards of £60m.
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 5:00 AM
Danny Mills has suggested that John Terry’s departure has had an adverse effect on Chelsea defender David Luiz. The defending Premier League champions have made a solid start to the season but have shown some defensive frailties at times. Luiz was praised for his mature performances throughout th...
Sport Review - Sun Oct 1 4:50 AM
Chelsea will sign a new centre-forward in the summer transfer window to “help” Alvaro Morata, according to Wayne Bridge. The Spanish striker has earned plenty of praise for the strong start he has made to life at Chelsea since his transfer to the west London club from Real Madrid in the summer. M...
Soccernet - Sun Oct 1 4:14 AM
Antonio Conte addresses his desire to one day return to Italy ahead of a crucial week, with matches against Atletico Madrid and Manchester City. Deadline day has come and gone, and all the latest deals and potential deals can be found here, but there's plenty brewing in the market as clubs begin...
Caught Offside - Sun Oct 1 2:12 AM
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is reportedly set to agree on a new £300, 000-a-week contract with the Blues to make him the highest-paid Premier League player. The 26-year-old joined Chelsea from Lille in 2012, and has gone on to register 72 goals in 254 appearances in all competitions, while winnin...
Daily Express - Sun Oct 1 12:02 AM
EDEN HAZARD is poised to agree a £300, 000 a week deal to make him the highest paid player in the Premier League.
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte has told Tiemoue Bakayoko that he still has plenty of room for improvement at Chelsea. The French midfielder joined the west London side from Monaco in the summer transfer window and has been working his way back to full fitness after missing the first few games of the season with a...
Daily Express - Sat Sep 30 11:28 PM
WILLIAN has revealed he was the subject of interest from Liverpool before signing for Chelsea in 2013.
Mirror - Sat Sep 30 10:59 PM
PLUS: Everton target striker to solve attacking problems and Palace close in on World Cup winner to solve season
BBC - Sat Sep 30 10:46 PM
Eden Hazard set for new Chelsea deal, Carlo Ancelotti wants Arsenal job, AC Milan to move for Alexis Sanchez, plus more.
Metro - Sat Sep 30 10:09 PM
He's not happy with the club's board
Independent - Sat Sep 30 9:14 PM
City midfielder's powerfully struck goal seals victory for Guardiola's side and delights his manager not just with his match-deciding value but also his incredible work-rate
Daily Express - Sat Sep 30 7:52 PM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE says leaving Chelsea made him a stronger player after scoring the winner for Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Daily Star - Sat Sep 30 7:40 PM
KEVIN DE BRUYNE insists leaving Chelsea ‘made him stronger’ following his winner for Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Caught Offside - Sat Sep 30 7:24 PM
Chelsea could be about to break the world transfer record, as the Blues are reportedly tracking Romania and Steaua Bucharest wonder-kid Florinel Coman, who has an £88M release clause in his current contract, according to the Daily Mail. Antonio Conte’s side recently broke their club transfer rec...
Caught Offside - Sat Sep 30 5:30 PM
Stoke City manger Mark Hughes has been waxing lyrical about on-loan Chelsea star Kurt Zouma, as the Potters boss described the centre-half as being worth as much as “£40M”, as reported by the Mirror. Zouma, who is currently on-loan at the BET365 Stadium this season from the Blues, has made an imp...
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...
Daily Express - Sat Sep 30 4:03 PM
CHELSEA host Manchester City at Stamford Bridge – but which stars would make the cut in a joint XI?
Daily Mail - Sat Sep 30 3:53 PM
Chelsea are following Steaua Bucharest winger Florinel Coman. Technical director Michael Emenalo flew to Romania last week to watch the 19-year-old in Steaua's 1-0 win over city rivals Dinamo.
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...
London Evening Standard - Sat Sep 30 10:10 AM
Andreas Christensen says Chelsea staff put him on the path to success by "looking after me" while he was on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach.
Daily Star - Sat Sep 30 9:45 AM
SKY SPORTS pundit Paul Merson has likened Chelsea’s David Luiz to former England goalkeeper David James.
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 8:15 AM
Robbie Earle believes Chelsea’s home clash against Manchester City will be a real test of Alvaro Morata. The Spanish forward moved to Chelsea in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window to bolster Antonio Conte’s attacking options. Morata was brought in to replace...
Daily Telegraph - Sat Sep 30 6:45 AM
Telegraph.co.uk According to Sten Christensen, Antonio Conte told Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo that his son Andreas was even better in the flesh than on television after the central defender's first training session under the Italian this summer. Like and more »
Daily Star - Sat Sep 30 5:45 AM
CHELSEA are set to rival Manchester United for the signature of Sergi Roberto.
Daily Express - Sat Sep 30 5:15 AM
CHELSEA’S signing of Alvaro Morata is not enough to fill the void left by Diego Costa, according to Wayne Bridge.
Sport Review - Sat Sep 30 5:10 AM
Gianfranco Zola has lifted the lid on some his doubts surrounding Alvaro Morata’s ability to replace Diego Costa at Chelsea. The defending Premier League champions signed Morata in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. Morata was drafted in to replace Diego Co...
Soccernet - Sat Sep 30 4:28 AM
Leon Goretzka has also been pursued by Chelsea, Manchester United and Juventus. Bayern Munich are sealing a deal for highly rated Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka, reports Calciomercato. For more on Goretzka and Bayern, as well as other rumours, check out Transfer Talk by clicking here.
Caught Offside - Fri Sep 29 11:53 PM
Chelsea ace Eden Hazard appears to be enjoying himself in this clip from training, as it looks an awful lot like he’s mocking Raheem Sterling. The pair will come up against each other on Saturday as Chelsea host Manchester City at Stamford Bridge, and it looks as though Hazard might have some exp...
Guardian - Fri Sep 29 10:30 PM
• Chelsea manager wants to get ‘decisive moment’ from Belgian every game • ‘I see with Ronaldo if he scores once, he wants two, three. Eden can improve’ Antonio Conte is intent upon coaxing “decisive moments” from Eden Hazard in every appearance as the Belgium forward seeks to establish himself a...
Daily Star - Fri Sep 29 8:50 PM
CHELSEA could sign Tottenham talisman Harry Kane if Alvaro Morata doesn’t continue his fine form at Stamford Bridge.
Caught Offside - Fri Sep 29 7:05 PM
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has revealed that his better half Alice Campello almost kicked him out of the house after the defeat to Arsenal in the Community Shield. As noted by The Sun, the Spanish international completed a £65m move to Chelsea from Real Madrid this past summer, and has started...
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 4:50 PM
ARSENAL could come up against Claudio Pizarro in the Europa League after he signed for Cologne. Former Chelsea striker Pizarro, who turns 39 next week, joins Cologne after leaving rival German side Werder Bremen at the end of last term. The Bundesliga basement side have snapped up Pizarro after s...
Daily Express - Fri Sep 29 4:37 PM
TRANSFER NEWS remains on the agenda despite the window being shut until January and Express Sport takes you through the latest gossip.
Metro - Fri Sep 29 4:24 PM
Something for Conte to take on board.
Daily Express - Fri Sep 29 3:11 PM
CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte needs to make Eden Hazard the star man at Stamford Bridge to avoid losing him to Real Madrid, says former player Graeme Le Saux.
Independent - Fri Sep 29 1:48 PM
The Portuguese coach is accused of having defrauded the Spanish tax authorities of €3.3m (£2.9m)
Soccernet - Fri Sep 29 1:22 PM
Can Don Hutchison decipher between Pep's pearls of wisdom or Conte's catchy quips?
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 1:06 PM
DIEGO COSTA has trained with the Atletico Madrid first-team squad for the first time ahead of his January move. The forward, 28, had been taking part in individual sessions, but has now been integrated into the squad. Ex-Chelsea star Costa was seen being put through his paces on Friday morning as...
Sky Sports - Fri Sep 29 12:33 PM
Alvaro Morata says he opted to join Chelsea because Antonio Conte was the only coach who believed in him.
The Sun - Fri Sep 29 10:18 AM
ALVARO MORATA revealed his shaky start to life at Chelsea made his wife almost kick him out the house. The Spanish international moved to Stamford Bridge from Real Madrid in a £65million deal. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: BET £5 GET A FREE £10 BET But Morata, 24, admitted his stunning misses Alice Campello w...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 9:45 AM
Michael Owen has named Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic as one of the signings of the season. The Red Devils brought in Matic in a £40m deal from Premier League champions Chelsea in the summer transfer window despite the midfielder playing a key role in their 2016-17 title success. The...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 7:45 AM
Frank Lampard believes that there is a lot more to come from Alvaro Morata this season in a Chelsea shirt despite his strong start to life in England. The 24-year-old forward ended up being Chelsea’s marquee signing in the summer transfer window as Antonio Conte moved to bolster his attacking opt...
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 7:15 AM
Steven Gerrard has admitted that Alvaro Morata’s strong start to life at Chelsea reminds him of Fernando Torres’ early days at Liverpool. The Spanish forward has been in superb form for Antonio Conte’s side since signing for the west London club from Real Madrid back in July. Morata continued his...
Daily Express - Fri Sep 29 6:40 AM
ANTONIO CONTE was probably wrong in letting Ruben Loftus-Cheek leave.
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 6:30 AM
Rio Ferdinand has warned Antonio Conte that his Chelsea team lacks aggression following Diego Costa’s return to Atletico Madrid. The Spain international scored 20 times in the Premier League last season to help Antonio Conte win the title in his first season in charge in the English top flight. C...
Daily Star - Fri Sep 29 6:00 AM
ALVARO MORATA claims Antonio Conte is the only coach who believed in him.
Sport Review - Fri Sep 29 4:30 AM
Steven Gerrard believes that Alvaro Morata has already answered the questions about his ability at Chelsea with his superb start to the new season. The 24-year-old forward joined the Blues from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window as Antonio Conte moved quickly to bolster his attacking optio...
The Sun - Thu Sep 28 11:28 PM
ALVARO MORATA revealed Antonio Conte is the only coach to show faith in him. Chelsea’s new £65million goalscoring sensation says that is what persuaded him to take on one of the biggest jobs in English football. Rejuvenated Morata leads the line for the champions having left behind the bench at R...
Daily Star - Thu Sep 28 9:37 PM
CHELSEA striker Alvaro Morata has been in such fine form that other clubs will regret not trying to sign the Spaniard.
Daily Express - Thu Sep 28 6:35 PM
DIEGO COSTA has returned to training after securing his move to Atletico Madrid.
Daily Star - Thu Sep 28 5:29 PM
CHELSEA striker Alvaro Morata bullied Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin.
Daily Express - Thu Sep 28 4:46 PM
CHELSEA’S transfer plans have taken a huge blow as long-term target Alex Sandro looks set to extend his contract at Juventus.
Daily Express - Thu Sep 28 12:40 PM
EDEN HAZARD has created his ideal footballer made up of attributes from current players, and the Chelsea ace has sprung a big surprise.
Daily Star - Thu Sep 28 10:46 AM
ANTONIO CONTE doesn’t see his long-term future at Chelsea.
Daily Star - Thu Sep 28 9:42 AM
ANTONIO CONTE always wanted Alvaro Morata at Chelsea.
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 9:00 AM
Chelsea are prepared to make Eden Hazard the Premier League’s best-paid player with a £300, 000-a-week contract, according to reports in England. The Sun is reporting that the Premier League champions are getting ready to hand the Belgium international a new deal that would eclipse Paul Pogba’s c...
Daily Express - Thu Sep 28 8:51 AM
MANCHESTER CITY midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has warned champions Chelsea that his side are ready for them this weekend.
Daily Star - Thu Sep 28 8:45 AM
ANTONIO CONTE would have left Chelsea if the Blues didn’t sign Alvaro Morata.
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 8:30 AM
Paul Scholes believes Manchester United signing Nemanja Matic has helped to bring the best out of Paul Pogba this season. The Red Devils signed Matic in a £40m deal from defending Premier League champions Chelsea in the summer transfer window to improve their midfield options for the 2017-18 camp...
Daily Express - Thu Sep 28 7:20 AM
ANTONIO CONTE would have walked out on Chelsea if they had signed Romelu Lukaku instead of Alvaro Morata, claims John Giles.
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 7:15 AM
Thierry Henry believes that Alvaro Morata finally has the chance to make Chelsea “his team” following his move to Stamford Bridge in the summer. The 24-year-old Spaniard has hit the ground running at Stamford Bridge since his switch to the west London side from Real Madrid, and has earned plenty...
Daily Star - Thu Sep 28 6:29 AM
FRANK LAMPARD hailed Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata for his performance against Atletico Madrid - but admitted he would want Harry Kane.
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 6:25 AM
Diego Simeone has heaped praise on Alvaro Morata following his strong start to life at Chelsea – and is backing him to be a very important player for the Blues. The Spanish forward has been in brilliant form for Antonio Conte’s men since his arrival at Stamford Bridge from Real Madrid back in Jul...
Daily Star - Thu Sep 28 6:14 AM
ALVARO MORATA is not as good as Diego Costa but Chelsea made the right decision selling him to Atletico Madrid.
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 5:30 AM
Ian Wright admits he finds Alvaro Morata’s pace “frightening” after the Chelsea striker scored his first hat-trick in a 4-0 win against Stoke City last weekend. The defending Premier League champions signed Morata in a £58m deal from La Liga champions Real Madrid in the summer transfer window aft...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 4:50 AM
Cesar Azpilicueta has wished Diego Costa all the best after his transfer to Atletico Madrid from Chelsea was confirmed last week. The Spain international’s future had been a subject of relentless speculation throughout the summer transfer window as Antonio Conte appeared to deem him surplus to re...
Caught Offside - Thu Sep 28 4:23 AM
Chelsea confirmed via Twitter at around 2am this morning that their players and staff had landed safely back in London after an unforgettable night of Champions League football in Spain. The Blues pulled off a last-gasp victory in Group C as Michy Batshuayi struck a 94th-minute winner to make Che...
Soccernet - Thu Sep 28 2:45 AM
Roma's Radja Nainggolan is reportedly also being sought by Chelsea. Radja Nainggolan is a target for Manchester United, reports the Sun, after Jose Mourinho sent scouts to check up on the midfielder in Roma's recent Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid. For more on Nainggolan and Man Unite...
Mirror - Thu Sep 28 12:48 AM
Costa completed his £59million move from Chelsea to Madrid this week
Sport Review - Thu Sep 28 12:15 AM
Fernando Torres believes that Alvaro Morata is poised to enjoy a hugely successful career at Chelsea. Torres knows a thing or two about leading the line at Stamford Bridge after his spell at the west London club between 2011 and 2015. Morata joined Chelsea from Real Madrid in the summer transfer...
Sky Sports - Thu Sep 28 12:11 AM
Chelsea were right to sell Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid this summer, says Blues legend Gianfranco Zola.
It was a simple tactical decision, Conte said at Stamford Bridge. This type of game I thought Willian with Hazard was a good decision, to try to exploit the space behind the defenders.
Goal.com - 2:12 PM
Conte told Chelsea TV: To lose Alvaro Morata is a bad loss.
Daily Mail - 11:23 AM
I don't know, honestly, what happened in the past, said Conte. But for sure we are talking about a top player.
Daily Mail - 9:52 PM
I think we are a bit penalised, said Conte. Man City is a really strong team.
EPL Talk - 2:25 AM