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Daily Mail - Sat Sep 9 11:27 PM
The 34-year-old was released by Manchester City at the end of last season and had been considered by Brighton, Chelsea, West Ham and Everton during the summer months.
Goal.com - Sat Sep 9 11:16 PM
The Blues boss is expecting the Italy international to prove a shrewd signing over the coming years
BBC - Sat Sep 9 11:01 PM
Lemar to sign five-year deal at Arsenal, Coutinho hurt by Barcelona, Atletico meet with Chelsea over Costa, plus more.
Daily Express - Sat Sep 9 10:30 PM
CHELSEA are ready to battle Spanish giants Barcelona in the race to land German wonderkid Atakan Akkaynak.
The Sun - Sat Sep 9 10:00 PM
DIEGO COSTA has moved his family to Madrid to push through his move to Atletico. The AWOL striker is STILL not back at Chelsea despite being included in their Premier League squad. And those closest to the 28-year-old are now in the Spanish capital instead of his base in Oxshott, Surrey. Costa’s...
Caught Offside - Sat Sep 9 6:39 PM
Want-away Chelsea star Diego Costa set to call off strike and return to Stamford Bridge, with the £50M-rated forward set to return to the Blues as early as Monday as he looks to find a resolve regarding his future at the club, according to the Telegraph. As reported by the Telegraph, Chelsea boss...
Caught Offside - Sat Sep 9 5:57 PM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has described the rumours that Everton midfielder Ross Barkley’s £35M move to Blues fell through due to him not picking up his phone as “ridiculous”, according to the Liverpool Echo. Everton had agreed a £35M deal to sell 23-year-old Barkley to the west London club a...
Mirror - Sat Sep 9 5:42 PM
The wing-back replaced Victor Moses and almost scored on debut following his £25m move from Torino last week
The Sun - Sat Sep 9 4:45 PM
ADRIEN SILVA was in attendance at the King Power Stadium on Saturday as his transfer limbo continues to rumble on with Leicester. The Portuguese midfielder should have been making his Foxes debut against the champions Chelsea. However, the closest he got to the action was a seat in the main stand...
Daily Express - Sat Sep 9 11:39 AM
DIEGO COSTA is running out of options if he is to secure a short-term move away from Chelsea before the New Year.
Mirror - Sat Sep 9 11:14 AM
The 24-year-old turned down a chance to sign for Chelsea before agreeing terms with the Reds
Daily Star - Sat Sep 9 10:40 AM
BABA RAHMAN is reportedly pushing for a shock return to the Chelsea first-team.
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 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-...
The Sun - Sat Sep 9 10:04 AM
DIEGO Costa’s dream move back to Atletico Madrid could be getting closer with reports the Spanish side has sent a delegation to London to thrash out the deal with Chelsea. The Spaniard has been AWOL since the end of last season and has been left in limbo while the rest of his Blues team-mates get...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 9:45 AM
Kylian Mbappe has described Chelsea as a “great club” and admits that he has fond memories of his brief trial with the Blues when he was just 11 years old. The 18-year-old has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents in recent years and he was linked with a host …...
The Sun - Sat Sep 9 9:01 AM
DIEGO COSTA could return to Chelsea as early as Monday, according to reports. The Blues striker has been AWOL in Brazil for four months as he tries to push through a move to Atletico Madrid. The Spain frontman had recently not been seen in two weeks. But recent images showed him driving his car i...
Daily Express - Sat Sep 9 8:27 AM
TRANSFER NEWS and gossip continues to stream in despite the window closing and Express Sport brings you the latest.
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 8:15 AM
Antonio Conte refused to be drawn into discussing Ross Barkley and the speculation linking the midfielder with Chelsea after the transfer window closed last week. The England midfielder was reported to be one of Chelsea’s prime targets during the final few days of the summer transfer window. Ther...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 7:00 AM
Romelu Lukaku has revealed that one of the major reasons behind his transfer to Manchester United this summer was the chance to play under Jose Mourinho. The Belgian striker completed a transfer to the Red Devils from Everton back in July despite having been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea...
Goal.com - Sat Sep 9 6:38 AM
The midfielder's move to Leicester City has been held up by a technicality with the paperwork as the Foxes prepare to take on Chelsea
Goal.com - Sat Sep 9 6:38 AM
The Blues boss insists that his AWOL striker is no nearer to leaving the club, while he has also addressed a transfer saga involved Everton's forward
Goal.com - Sat Sep 9 6:38 AM
The La Liga side were unable to put a transfer in place over the summer, as they worked under an embargo, but are still hoping to re-sign the striker
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 6:25 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Antonio Conte to make sure that Chelsea are completely ready for battle in the Champions League this season. The Blues are preparing to make a return to Europe’s elite club competition next week when they host Qarabag at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. The west London...
Daily Star - Sat Sep 9 6:20 AM
ATLETICO MADRID have sent a delegation to talk with Chelsea over Diego Costa.
Goal.com - Sat Sep 9 5:52 AM
The Blues boss has given his opinion on this summer’s business after his side were outspent by several Champions League rivals
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 5:20 AM
Graeme Le Saux has warned Danny Drinkwater that there will be a number of “obstacles” for him to overcome if he travels to Leicester with Chelsea on Saturday. The England midfielder became the west London side’s sixth signing of the summer transfer window last week when he penned a long-term deal...
Sport Review - Sat Sep 9 4:30 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has claimed that he never even considered a transfer to Chelsea before signing for Liverpool this summer. The 24-year-old opted to leave Arsenal and sign for their Premier League rivals on transfer deadline day after he opted against renewing his contract at The Emirates....
Irish Independent - Sat Sep 9 2:46 AM
One positive from the end of the transfer window for Antonio Conte is that he now gets to focus on what he most likes most about the job, where he most likes to do the talking: the training ground.
Daily Star - Sat Sep 9 2:03 AM
DANNY DRINKWATER is set for a stormy reception when he returns to Leicester with Chelsea today.
Daily Express - Sat Sep 9 12:49 AM
MAURICIO POCHETTINO knew his decision to snatch Fernando Llorente from under the noses of Chelsea was a good one when negotiations were interrupted by a text from his captain.
Metro - Fri Sep 8 11:33 PM
He had his say on the deal falling through.
Irish Independent - Fri Sep 8 10:53 PM
Antonio Conte has hit out at "ridiculous" reports he turned off his phone when Ross Barkley wanted to speak to him over a possible transfer to Chelsea.
Mirror - Fri Sep 8 10:50 PM
PLUS: Jonny Evans set for bumper new deal at Manchester City as Craig Shakespeare discusses Danny Drinkwater exit
Soccernet - Fri Sep 8 10:40 PM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte insists Eden Hazard is ready make his first appearance for the Blues this season against Leicester City. Antonio Conte brushed off Chelsea's failure to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Ross Barkley in the final days of the summer transfer window, and insisted that it...
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 10:30 PM
ATLETICO MADRID have despatched a delegation to London today in a bid to end the impasse over Diego Costa.
Independent - Fri Sep 8 10:29 PM
The Chelsea boss also noted how valuable it could be to re-unite the England international with former Leicester teammate N'Golo Kante
Independent - Fri Sep 8 10:29 PM
Reports suggested Conte had turned his phone off when Barkley attempted to speak to him before deadline day but Chelsea completely reject the story
The Sun - Fri Sep 8 10:22 PM
ALEX LOZOWSKI could have been pulling the strings for Harry Kane or even £65million man Alvaro Morata. Instead the England rugby playmaker will be strutting his stuff in the No 10 shirt for European champions Saracens at Bath on Saturday. After coming through the Chelsea youth system – following...
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 8 10:03 PM
Danny Drinkwater, who left Leicester for Chelsea in the final minutes of the transfer window, is a very clever signing for the champions.
Goal.com - Fri Sep 8 9:26 PM
The England international attracted interest from the Blues as he prepared to leave Arsenal, but he insists Anfield was always his preferred choice
Daily Star - Fri Sep 8 8:09 PM
STARSPORT brings you the latest news and gossip from Chelsea.
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 7:00 PM
DIEGO COSTA looks set to stay at Chelsea despite claims of a move to Turkey - Express Sport brings you up to speed.
Caught Offside - Fri Sep 8 6:39 PM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s transfer from Arsenal to Liverpool reportedly put strain on his relationship with girlfriend Perrie Edwards. According to The Sun, Little Mix singer Edwards wanted Oxlade-Chamberlain to stay in London and join Chelsea instead so that they could spend more time together....
Goal.com - Fri Sep 8 4:57 PM
The England Under-21s qualifies to play for the Super Eagles through his father and the national team are trying their utmost to play for them
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 4:50 PM
VINCENT JANSSEN has left Tottenham for Fenerbahce on loan.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 8 4:17 PM
Newly-minted Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain explains what was behind his decision in choosing Liverpool over Arsenal and Chelsea. Arsenal's teenage prospect Reiss Nelson says he's ready to capitalise on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's exit by grabbing any first-team opportunities "with bo...
Daily Star - Fri Sep 8 3:52 PM
CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte says the rumours surrounding why Everton midfielder Ross Barkley ended up snubbing a move to the Blues are ridiculous.
Sky Sports - Fri Sep 8 3:49 PM
SkySports Danny Drinkwater can expect a hostile reception if he makes his Chelsea debut at Leicester on Saturday, says former team-mate Marc Albrighton. Chelsea completed a £35m Deadline Day deal to lure Drinkwater from the King Power Stadium, meaning the and more »
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 8 3:34 PM
Now the transfer window has closed, Antonio Conte would love nothing more than to concentrate on Chelsea's future - but Diego Costa continues to be a frustrating distraction.
Sky Sports - Fri Sep 8 3:12 PM
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has rubbished reports that he failed to sign Ross Barkley from Everton, because he had his phone switched off.
Soccernet - Fri Sep 8 2:57 PM
LONDON -- Antonio Conte described the claim that Chelsea kept him from speaking to Ross Barkley on transfer deadline day as "ridiculous" and
Irish Independent - Fri Sep 8 2:51 PM
Antonio Conte has hit out at "ridiculous" reports he turned off his phone when Ross Barkley wanted to speak to him over a possible transfer to Chelsea.
Mirror - Fri Sep 8 2:44 PM
Conte admitted only time will tell if he has a squad strong enough to cope with the demands of the season
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 8 2:44 PM
Antonio Conte has labelled stories which claimed he was prevented from speaking to Ross Barkley on transfer deadline day as "ridiculous".
Metro - Fri Sep 8 2:24 PM
How close was he to joining?
Irish Independent - Fri Sep 8 2:21 PM
Antonio Conte described the stories that have emerged about the breakdown of Ross Barkley's transfer as 'ridiculous' but would not offer any more details on Chelsea's failure to sign the Everton midfielder.
Independent - Fri Sep 8 2:11 PM
The champions appeared poised to sign Barkley on deadline day but the move broke down, with conflicting reports as to why the England player opted to back out of the deal
Mirror - Fri Sep 8 1:54 PM
The striker looks set to be stuck with the west London club until January
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 1:42 PM
CHELSEA manager Antonio Conte has refused to comment on reports Diego Costa is about to complete a move to Turkey.
Daily Star - Fri Sep 8 1:33 PM
CHELSEA are said to be keeping tabs on Thomas Muller after reports in Germany suggested the Bayern striker is keen to leave the club.
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 1:28 PM
ANTONIO CONTE has hit out at the coverage of Ross Barkley’s botched move to Chelsea.
The Sun - Fri Sep 8 1:08 PM
VINCENT JANSSEN has arrived in Istanbul to complete his move to Fenerbahce from Tottenham – leaving Chelsea outcast Diego Costa’s future up in the air. Mauricio Pochettino paid £17million to bring in the Dutch striker from AZ last year to help ease the burden on Harry Kane. But after a miserable...
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 1:02 PM
JUVENTUS are reportedly interested in signing Chelsea winger Pedro.
Sky Sports - Fri Sep 8 12:55 PM
Chelsea's Victor Moses insists he is prepared to battle new signing Davide Zappacosta for his first-team place at Stamford Bridge.
Mirror - Fri Sep 8 12:39 PM
The 19-year-old is being targeted by the Super Eagles, who are closing in on a World Cup place
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 12:37 PM
CHELSEA goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has hit out at the crazy transfer business during the summer window.
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 8 11:33 AM
Danny Drinkwater could be in line to make his Chelsea debut against his former side Leicester City this weekend after he became the champions' final and, indeed, most high-profile signing of transfer deadline day.
Caught Offside - Fri Sep 8 11:30 AM
Diego Costa has tried absolutely everything to force a move away from Chelsea and it looks as though his last ditch attempts to leave for Turkish club Fenerbahce could now be off. A reported loan deal to Turkey now looks to be off according to Sky Sports. The Turkish transfer window remains open...
Soccernet - Fri Sep 8 10:59 AM
Newly-minted Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain explains what was behind his decision in choosing Liverpool over Arsenal and Chelsea. The FC panel aren't sure that Philippe Coutinho will have an immediate spot in the lineup as he returns to Liverpool. Ian Darke and Stewart Robson join t...
Mirror - Fri Sep 8 10:28 AM
The Turkish side were chasing want-away Blues striker Costa ahead of today's closure of their transfer window
The Sun - Fri Sep 8 10:11 AM
ATLETICO MADRID hope to land exiled Chelsea ace Diego Costa in January in a £40million deal when their Fifa-imposed transfer ban ends. Rojiblancos president Enrique Cerezo revealed he is “hopeful” the Spanish international will join in the next transfer window… along with “many others”. Atleti we...
London Evening Standard - Fri Sep 8 10:03 AM
In a summer which has seen Chelsea fail to sell Diego Costa and sign a new back-up striker, it appears the answer was already at the club.
Mirror - Fri Sep 8 9:53 AM
The England flier completed a deadline day transfer to Merseyside after six years with the Gunners
The Sun - Fri Sep 8 9:29 AM
ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN has revealed Liverpool was the only club he wanted to join, despite strong interest from Chelsea. The England star quit Arsenal to make the Deadline Day switch to Anfield for £35million after six years in North London. The Ox made it clear all summer he had no intention of...
Guardian - Fri Sep 8 9:07 AM
Today’s tittle-tattle is on a roll These are dark times for the Mill, concerned reader, following the news that Premier League clubs have agreed to end all the transfer piffle, wiffle and waffle before the start of the season , despite noble resistance from Manchester City and Manchester United....
Goal.com - Fri Sep 8 8:56 AM
The England international turned down a move to Stamford Bridge on deadline day and could now be brought back into the fold on Merseyside
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 8:55 AM
FENERBAHCE have agreed a deal with Tottenham to sign Vincent Janssen on loan after failing to land Chelsea striker Diego Costa.
The Sun - Fri Sep 8 8:48 AM
VINCENT JANSSEN has temporary ended his Tottenham nightmare by joining Fenerbahce on a season-long loan – leaving Chelsea outcast Diego Costa’s future up in the air. Spurs splashed out £17million to bring in the Holland international from Az Alkmaar last year to help ease the burden on Harry Kane...
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 8:32 AM
LIVERPOOL are currently recovering after a frantic summer. Express Sport brings you the latest news from the Anfield.
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 8:19 AM
ATLETICO MADRID are hopeful a deal to sign Chelsea’s Diego Costa can be in place long before January.
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 8:05 AM
ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN insists Liverpool were the only club he wanted to play for after deciding to leave Arsenal.
Daily Star - Fri Sep 8 8:03 AM
ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN insists he never came close to joining Chelsea this summer.
Daily Star - Fri Sep 8 7:51 AM
STARSPORT bring you all the latest transfer gossip, news and rumours from Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea and more.
Sport Review - Fri Sep 8 7:30 AM
Chelsea and Arsenal are continuing to monitor Thomas Muller with a view to a possible January transfer move for the Bayern Munich star, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that both the Blues and the Gunners are keeping tabs on the 27-year-old Germany internat...
Daily Star - Fri Sep 8 5:45 AM
FENERBAHCE manager Aykut Kocaman has revealed he came very close to signing Diego Costa.
Daily Express - Fri Sep 8 5:40 AM
LA LIGA trio Barcelona, Atletico and Real Madrid are currently pressing ahead with plans for the weekend's action. Express Sport brings you the latest news.
Mirror - Fri Sep 8 5:00 AM
PLUS: Arsene Wenger confirms Alexis Sanchez will be 'fit and focused' for his Gunners return
Soccernet - Fri Sep 8 2:01 AM
Deadline day has come and gone, and all the latest deals and potential deals can be found here, but there's
Goal.com - Fri Sep 8 12:33 AM
The Belgium international is under contract until 2019 but there has been speculation that Chelsea and Man City are interested in him
The Sun - Thu Sep 7 11:59 PM
JIMMY FLOYD HASSELBAINK claims he had a handy solution to Chelsea’s Diego Costa conundrum. Unfortunately the Dutch legend was appointed Northampton Town’s manager AFTER the transfer window slammed shut – denying Diego a convenient halfway house at SIXFIELDS to salvage his career. “I was hoping Ch...
Daily Express - Thu Sep 7 11:02 PM
FENERBAHCE claim they came "very close" to signing Diego Costa from Chelsea ahead of the Turkish transfer window closing tomorrow.
Irish Independent - Thu Sep 7 10:41 PM
Fenerbahce have reportedly claimed they came "very close" to signing Diego Costa from Chelsea ahead of the Turkish transfer window closing on Friday.
Soccernet - Thu Sep 7 10:34 PM
Fenerbahce are still holding with Diego Costa's representatives about bringing the Chelsea striker to Turkey on loan, <a
Metro - Thu Sep 7 10:26 PM
The striker opted for United instead of Chelsea this summer.
Sky Sports - Thu Sep 7 10:23 PM
SkySports Diego Costa's proposed loan move to Fenerbahce appears unlikely following talks over a move for the Chelsea striker. Turkey's transfer window remains open and Fenerbahce manager Aykut Kocaman said on Thursday that "Diego Costa's move was close and more »
The Sun - Thu Sep 7 9:04 PM
DIEGO COSTA has NOT returned to Chelsea and is still in Brazil as his summer exile continues, it can be revealed. The Spanish striker has not returned to the Blues’ Cobham training ground, and has not been back to London since last season. He had not been seen in nearly two weeks, and was thought...
Soccernet - Thu Sep 7 8:56 PM
Having missed out on a handful of big-name signings, Liam Twomey discusses why Chelsea had a frustrating transfer window. Gab Marcotti sees full-back Davide Zappacosta fitting perfectly into Antonio Conte's system at Chelsea. The FC guys evaluate the reports that Ross Barkley decided to turn down...
Goal.com - Thu Sep 7 8:44 PM
The Everton playmaker opted against making a move to Stamford Bridge on deadline day, with a decision on his next move pushed back to January
Daily Express - Thu Sep 7 8:41 PM
CHELSEA director Marina Granovskaia would be keen to make up for transfer failings this summer by landing Atletico Madrid hitman Antoine Griezmann.
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 8:35 PM
DIEGO COSTA is not guaranteed to return to Atletico Madrid in January, despite Diego Simeone's contract extension.
BBC - Thu Sep 7 8:13 PM
Fenerbahce hold talks with Diego Costa's representatives about signing the Chelsea striker on loan.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 7 8:07 PM
Nigeria are hoping to convince Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham to declare for the Super Eagles.
Goal.com - Thu Sep 7 7:48 PM
The Spain international remains a long way from playing football as his standing continues to fall in west London
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 7:17 PM
STARSPORT brings you the latest news and gossip from Chelsea.
Mirror - Thu Sep 7 6:06 PM
It was a Premier League summer in which transfer spending reached new heights, and you'd fancy an XI of the division's most expensive signings to make a strong title challenge
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 7 5:55 PM
The Swansea striker, on a season-long loan from Stamford Bridge, has represented the Three Lions at Under-21s level but can still switch allegiances as he has not played for the senior side.
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 5:45 PM
EVERTON manager Ronald Koeman has revealed Ross Barkley has told him why he opted against a move to Chelsea on transfer deadline day.
Mirror - Thu Sep 7 5:32 PM
The Brazil-born striker has been in his hometown and refuses to return to Chelsea as Turkish media claim he's en route for a medical
Metro - Thu Sep 7 5:14 PM
He's been targeted by Arsenal and Chelsea
The Sun - Thu Sep 7 4:57 PM
JUVENTUS are reportedly lining up a shock January swoop for Chelsea star Pedro. The Italians are believed to be searching for a new No.10 to play behind Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain. Miralem Pjanic has tried and failed to make the role his own, with Massimo Allegri looking for a speedy techni...
Daily Express - Thu Sep 7 4:51 PM
EVERTON manager Ronald Koeman has confirmed Chelsea did have a deal agreed to sign Ross Barkley on deadline day.
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 4:26 PM
STARSPORT brings you the latest transfer news and gossip from Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 7 4:20 PM
Fenerbahce manager Aykut Kocaman has admitted that his side's hopes of acquiring Diego Costa from Chelsea are fading.
Daily Express - Thu Sep 7 4:08 PM
CHELSEA striker Diego Costa was wanted by Monaco this summer but the Ligue 1 giants did not table a bid, reports claim.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 7 3:43 PM
Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino insists "everything is normal" with Virgil van Dijk as the Chelsea and Liverpool transfer target returns to first-team contention.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 7 3:13 PM
Fenerbahce manager Aykut Kocaman says a deal for Chelsea forward Diego Costa is now unlikely. The Chelsea striker now looks set to stay put at Stamford Bridge until January.
Soccernet - Thu Sep 7 3:04 PM
With a new stadium on the way and their manager on a long-term deal, Atletico Madrid are looking forward to the future. Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone is looking forward to testing his side against Chelsea and Roma in the 2017 Champions League group stages. Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cere...
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 2:56 PM
MAURICIO POCHETTINO insists Toby Alderweireld is happy at Tottenham despite the mounting speculation surrounding his future.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 7 2:52 PM
Ronald Koeman met with Ross Barkley on Tuesday to discuss the midfielder's failed move to Chelsea.
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 7 2:46 PM
In a Premier League statement, it has been confirmed that the window in any year 'will end at 17:00 on the Thursday before the start of the season.'
Mirror - Thu Sep 7 2:38 PM
If you don't know your Belichicks from your Beckhams or your Bells from your Bradys we are here to help ahead of the 2017 season
Daily Mail - Thu Sep 7 1:56 PM
Spain international and Chelsea striker Diego Costa only wants to go on loan until January so that he can then sign for former club Atletico Madrid, when their transfer ban is lifted.
Mirror - Thu Sep 7 1:15 PM
Costa has been in Brazil all summer and wanted to return to Atletico Madrid, but may find football this season after all
The Sun - Thu Sep 7 1:14 PM
BARCELONA hope to beat Real Madrid to Marseille wonderkid Maxime Lopez. The highly-rated midfielder is one of the hottest properties in France and the La Liga duo are set to do battle for his signature next summer. Bernabeu boss Zinedine Zidane is known to have followed Lopez’s progress for a num...
Mirror - Thu Sep 7 1:05 PM
Costa has been in Brazil all summer and wanted to return to Atletico Madrid, but may find football this season after all
The Sun - Thu Sep 7 12:50 PM
AN expensive transfer does not always guarantee success. As the current window draws to a close, clubs are desperate to add that special someone and plenty of money is sure to be splashed out. However, when you fork out for a player who might be able to give you a boost there is always a …
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 7 12:36 PM
Fenerbahce are trying to convince rebel Chelsea striker Diego Costa to join them on loan until January.
The Sun - Thu Sep 7 11:55 AM
CHELSEA have joined Barcelona in the hunt to nab Bayer Leverkusen’s teenage midfielder Atakan Akkaynak, according to reports. The 18-year-old is yet to make his senior debut for the Bundesliga club, but is regarded as one of the brightest prospects in Germany. According to Goal, the Blues – as we...
The Sun - Thu Sep 7 11:42 AM
DIEGO COSTA has NOT returned to Chelsea and is still in Brazil as his summer exile continues, it can be revealed. The Spanish striker has not returned to the Blues’ Cobham training ground, and has not been back to London since last season. He had not been seen in nearly two-weeks, and was thought...
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 11:32 AM
FENERBAHCE are closing in on Chelsea striker Diego Costa.
Mirror - Thu Sep 7 11:19 AM
The ex-Arsenal star snubbed a move to Chelsea because he wasn't prepared to play as a wing-back under Antonio Conte
Caught Offside - Thu Sep 7 9:54 AM
Chelsea are set to make a last-ditch attempt to Diego Costa. The controversial forward has remained in Brazil over the summer, and has refused to return to training with the Premier League champions. Costa’s hopes of rejoining Atletico Madrid have been complicated by the Spanish club’s transfer b...
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 9:45 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-...
The Sun - Thu Sep 7 9:31 AM
DIEGO COSTA could reportedly seal a shock loan move to Besiktas tomorrow. The Chelsea misfit failed to secure his dream return to Atletico Madrid last month. But Costa could yet escape Antonio Conte’s clutches by moving to Turkey on a short-term basis. Reports in Spain via Football London claim B...
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 9:26 AM
BESIKTAS could land Diego Costa on loan from Chelsea with the Turkish transfer window still open.
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 9:15 AM
Antonio Conte is considering delaying Eden Hazard’s return to the Chelsea starting line-up until the Champions League returns next week, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that Conte is not sure whether to include the 26-year-old Brazilian in Chelsea’s st...
Mirror - Thu Sep 7 8:46 AM
Costa has remained in Brazil since the summer and refused to come back to England after being frozen out of boss Antonio Conte's plans
Guardian - Thu Sep 7 8:36 AM
Today’s fluff is having clear-the-air talks The Mill is intrigued by reports that “relations between Chelsea and Diego Costa have deteriorated”. How much worse could things have got? Has Costa moved from Brazil to the moon? Have there been tweets about fire and fury? No, apparently not. Instead w...
Daily Express - Thu Sep 7 8:29 AM
CHELSEA are set to rival Barcelona for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Atakan Akkaynak, according to reports.
London Evening Standard - Thu Sep 7 8:24 AM
French striking sensation Kylian Mbappe has revealed how a game for Chelsea's Under-12s convinced him he could make the grade in football.
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 8:15 AM
Chelsea deserve credit for selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to Joleon Lescott. The Blues’ decision to let the Serbian midfielder leave Stamford Bridge to move to Old Trafford was met with surprise by many, especially after Matic played a key role...
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 8:13 AM
ROBERTO MARTINEZ has taken an indirect dig at Chelsea ace Charly Musonda.
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 8:11 AM
CHELSEA are reportedly showing a keen interest in Bayer Leverkusen youngster Atakan Akkaynak.
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 7:58 AM
Transfer News: Chelsea want Muller, Man Utd plans explained, Coutinho’s Liverpool return
Daily Express - Thu Sep 7 7:46 AM
BARCELONA are currently recovering after a frantic summer. Express Sport brings you the latest news from the Nou Camp.
Daily Star - Thu Sep 7 6:25 AM
CHELSEA hero Pat Nevin reckons Antonio Conte made two vital signings in Danny Drinkwater and Davide Zappacosta.
Daily Express - Thu Sep 7 5:00 AM
CHELSEA and Arsenal will reportedly revisit the prospect of signing Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller in January.
Sport Review - Thu Sep 7 4:40 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea could be set for a transfer battle to secure the signature of Raheem Sterling from Manchester City in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that both Arsenal and Chelsea could be set to make a move for the 22-y...
Goal.com - Thu Sep 7 2:25 AM
At his presentation as the latest jewel in the Paris Saint-Germain crown, Kylian Mbappe confirmed he rejected a move to Arsenal.
Soccernet - Thu Sep 7 1:04 AM
Deadline day has come and gone, and all the latest deals and potential deals can be found here, but there's plenty
Goal.com - Thu Sep 7 12:45 AM
The Blues are looking at one of Germany's brightest talents but they are joined by the La Liga giants in watching the defensive midfielder
The Sun - Thu Sep 7 12:43 AM
DIEGO COSTA could reportedly seal a shock loan move to Besiktas this week. The Chelsea misfit failed to secure his dream return to Atletico Madrid last month. But Costa could yet escape Antonio Conte’s clutches by moving to Turkey on a short-term basis. Reports in Spain via Football London claim...
Mirror - Thu Sep 7 12:00 AM
PLUS: Chelsea and Arsenal to continue monitoring Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller ahead of January transfer window
Metro - Wed Sep 6 11:39 PM
They will continue to monitor the German
Soccernet - Wed Sep 6 11:25 PM
Steve Nicol doesn't understand why Danny Drinkwater would want to leave Leicester City to a potential bench role at Chelsea. While Stevie Nicol defends Mesut Ozil at Arsenal, he feels Riyad Mahrez could offer Arsene Wenger's side a bit more. Jamie Vardy believes he has been proven right to turn d...
The Sun - Wed Sep 6 10:44 PM
DIEGO COSTA could reportedly seal a shock loan move to Besiktas this week. The Chelsea misfit failed to secure his dream return to Atletico Madrid last month. But Costa could yet escape Antonio Conte’s clutches by moving to Turkey on a short-term basis. Reports in Spain via Football London claim...
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 6 10:31 PM
Jamie Vardy has spoken to his advisor about a move abroad. The Leicester striker has been the subject of interest from Arsenal and Chelsea in the last two summer windows.
Mirror - Wed Sep 6 10:30 PM
Muller endured a disappointing campaign last term as he struggled to keep a first-choice spot under Carlo Ancelotti
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 10:10 PM
KYLIAN MBAPPE has remembered fondly his trial at Chelsea as an 11-year-old.
The Sun - Wed Sep 6 9:11 PM
CHELSEA missed out on signing Kylian Mbappe after he starred for them as an 11-year-old in an 8-0 win over Charlton alongside some of their current stars. The £165m PSG signing was taken to west London as a schoolboy where he played alongside England starlet Tammy Abraham and Jeremie Boga. But th...
Goal.com - Wed Sep 6 9:02 PM
The signings of the likes of Romelu Lukaku, Alvaro Morata and Nemanja Matic has led to a remarkable record being set
The Sun - Wed Sep 6 8:30 PM
With the summer transfer window closed, attention should turn back to the pitch, but clubs are already thinking about their next possible transfer moves. But with one of Europe’s premier centre backs seemingly not happy with their contractual situation, Manchester City and Chelsea are already on...
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 8:00 PM
STARSPORT brings you all the latest news and gossip coming out of Stamford Bridge.
Daily Mail - Wed Sep 6 7:08 PM
Kylian Mbappe has revealed he met with Arsene Wenger over the summer and considered Arsenal a 'real option' before eventually deciding to join hometown club Paris Saint-Germain.
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 7:06 PM
ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN snubbed Chelsea and joined Liverpool to work with Jurgen Klopp.
The Sun - Wed Sep 6 6:06 PM
CHELSEA, Arsenal and Liverpool reportedly wanted to sign Thomas Muller from Bayern Munich over the summer. Sport Bild claims the Premier League trio were extremely interested in bringing the Germany international to England in a big-money deal. Muller was a Manchester United target during the Lou...
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 5:23 PM
CHELSEA have cleared out Diego Costa’s locker at the club’s Cobham training ground.
The Sun - Wed Sep 6 4:51 PM
EDEN HAZARD reckons he might be worth a BILLION quid in the current transfer market. Real Madrid want the Chelsea winger but ankle surgery scuppered his hopes of a move. And Hazard joked that Blues could bank a TEN-FIGURE sum if he did move away from Stamford Bridge. When asked what he was worth...
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 2:24 PM
ARSENAL are in the running to re-sign Bacary Sagna, according to the bookies.
The Sun - Wed Sep 6 1:47 PM
VIRGIL VAN DIJK is still in Liverpool’s sights despite failing to escape Southampton. The Dutch defender is a also a target for Arsenal and Chelsea. Despite returning to first-team training, all three Prem giants remain keen. And, according to journalist Gabriele Marcotti, the player had an agree...
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 1:18 PM
STARSPORT brings you all the latest transfer news and gossip from the Premier League.
Mirror - Wed Sep 6 1:16 PM
The former Blues player and coach, who also played for Manchester United, is baffled why the club allowed Nemanja Matic to join a direct rival
Daily Express - Wed Sep 6 1:13 PM
THOMAS MULLER was a transfer target for Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal over the summer, according to reports in Germany.
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 12:48 PM
CHELSEA deserve credit for not hindering Nemanja Matic’s career this summer, ex-England defender Joleon Lescott believes.
Soccernet - Wed Sep 6 12:36 PM
The FC crew delve into the mystery surrounding Ross Barkley's botched move to Chelsea. Chelsea's summer transfer dealings have been the subject of rigorous scrutiny with opinion still divided as to whether or not Antonio Conte had his hand strengthened or weakened. The ill-disciplined 3-2 home de...
London Evening Standard - Wed Sep 6 12:30 PM
Jose Mourinho believes that Manchester United would have been forced to splash out £200million on Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic had the club tried to sign the duo after Neymar's world-record move to Paris Saint-Germain.
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 12:24 PM
DIEGO SIMEONE signed a contract extension at Atletico Madrid after receiving assurances over Diego Costa.
Caught Offside - Wed Sep 6 12:06 PM
Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal are believed to be monitoring Thomas Muller ahead of a stunning move for the German World Cup winner. According to reports in SportsBild, the Premier League clubs have all contacted Bayern Munich about Muller’s availability. Though Chelsea have signed Alvaro Morata,...
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 11:19 AM
ARSENAL, Liverpool and Chelsea all submitted enquiries to Bayern Munich regarding Thomas Muller’s availability this summer.
Irish Independent - Wed Sep 6 11:14 AM
Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United are around £100million better off for wrapping up moves for Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic before Neymar's world-record move to Paris St Germain changed the landscape forever.
Caught Offside - Wed Sep 6 11:10 AM
Chelsea are prepared to offer Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid as the Premier League champions plot a move for Antoine Griezmann. Costa has still not returned to training at Chelsea, and the club are now exploring the possibility of using the Spanish international forward as a makeweight in a deal...
Irish Independent - Wed Sep 6 10:51 AM
Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United are around £100million better off for wrapping up moves for Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic before Neymar's world-record move to Paris St Germain changed the landscape forever.
Soccernet - Wed Sep 6 10:40 AM
Whether it be nonchalant defending or maintaining his glorious mane of frizz, David Luiz is a man of many, many talents. However, we're willing to bet that you weren't aware that the Chelsea defender is also a keen amateur gymnast David Luiz showing his skills on the pommel horse. Quality dismoun...
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 10:40 AM
CHELSEA could be interested in an Antoine Griezmann for Diego Costa swap deal this January.
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 10:40 AM
CHELSEA tabled a lucrative offer for Hamburg ace Fiete Arp.
The Sun - Wed Sep 6 10:40 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Chelsea are on alert as reports claim Emre Can has demanded a release clause be put in his new Liverpool contract. The Times says Can’s talks with the Anfield side have stalled over the order because club chiefs are reluctant to agree to the request. Can’s discussions have b...
Daily Express - Wed Sep 6 10:16 AM
CHELSEA made a ‘lucrative’ offer to sign German youngster Jann-Fiete Arp in the summer.
Soccernet - Wed Sep 6 10:03 AM
Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard says he could see himself playing in La Liga "some day, " but added that "at the moment" he has no intention
Caught Offside - Wed Sep 6 9:38 AM
Chelsea and Liverpool target Virgil Van Dijk has made an unexpected return to first team training with Southampton. Van Dijk has been forced to train away from the first team after demanding a transfer the club. Potential moves to Chelsea and Liverpool were mooted, with Southampton manager Mauric...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 9:30 AM
Eden Hazard has revealed that Alvaro Morata is settling in well to life at Chelsea following his transfer from Real Madrid in the summer. The Spanish striker joined the west London side from Real Madrid back in July and has already featured in the Premier League for the Blues. Morata has scored t...
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 9:17 AM
EDEN HAZARD has joked it would cost a club £1bn to sign him in the current transfer climate.
Caught Offside - Wed Sep 6 9:08 AM
Jose Mourinho has aimed a swipe at Chelsea manager Antonio Conte. Mourinho managed Chelsea between 2004-07 and returned for a second spell in 2015 before being sacked a second time by Roman Abramovich. According to reports in the Times, Mourinho has claimed his Chelsea side have played the more a...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 9:00 AM
Danny Drinkwater is on course to make his debut for Chelsea against his former club Leicester City on Saturday, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that Drinkwater could line up against his old employers just days after completing his deadline-day transfer...
Guardian - Wed Sep 6 8:58 AM
Today’s tittle-tattle is surveying the wreckage It’s been almost a week since the transfer window closed, and all over the country players are sheepishly returning to training. Virgil van Dijk is running extra hard at Southampton, and Diego Costa is jetting back to London , if only because Atléti...
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 8:40 AM
CHELSEA star Eden Hazard could have ended two Real Madrid careers if he moved to the Bernabeu.
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 8:34 AM
Chelsea have made one of the worst transfer decisions of all time by allowing Nemanja Matic to sign for Manchester United, according to Ray Wilkins. The Blues opted to let the Serbian midfielder move to their Premier League rivals as Matic joined up with his former manager Jose Mourinho at Old Tr...
Caught Offside - Wed Sep 6 8:09 AM
Chelsea and Man Utd are set to be snubbed by out of contract defender Bacary Sagna. The French international has left Manchester City on a free transfer, with both Chelsea and Man Utd rumoured to be interested in his services. As reported in the Daily Star, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte made Sagn...
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 8:06 AM
BACARY SAGNA could be set to snub a stay in the Premier League in favour of moving to Italy.
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 8:00 AM
Didier Drogba has taken to social media to issue his backing for Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda. The 20-year-old Belgian spent the first half of last season on loan at Real Betis but is now back at Chelsea as he bids to earn a spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge. Musonda will be hoping …...
Daily Express - Wed Sep 6 7:51 AM
TRANSFER NEWS continues to roll in despite the summer window slamming shut. Express Sport brings you the latest from the Premier League, La Liga and beyond.
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 7:45 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he is not sure whether Chelsea’s squad is stronger than last season following their summer transfer business. The Blues have signed a number of new players this summer but also let many stars leave the club, including the likes of John Terry, Nathan Ake and Nemanja M...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 7:15 AM
Danny Drinkwater looked to be in good shape as he trained with his Chelsea team-mates for the first time at Cobham this week. The England midfielder completed a deadline-day transfer to Stamford Bridge from Leicester City as Antonio Conte moved quickly to bolster his midfield options before the c...
Daily Express - Wed Sep 6 6:00 AM
DIEGO COSTA has NOT returned to London, according to reports.
Daily Star - Wed Sep 6 6:00 AM
CHELSEA and Tottenham were desperate to sign PSG star Thomas Meunier this summer.
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 5:19 AM
Ray Wilkins believes that Chelsea have made a big mistake in letting Nathaniel Chalobah leave the club this summer. The 22-year-old ended up signing for Watford on a permanent contract back in July after he was deemed to be surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge. Chalobah was rated as one of...
Sport Review - Wed Sep 6 12:40 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 - Wed Sep 6 12:15 AM
Manchester United and Chelsea are among the clubs interested in signing Emre Can from Liverpool, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet Tuttosport, as quoted by the Sun, is reporting that the Premier League duo are considering moves for the Germany international, who is out of contract at...
Guardian - Tue Sep 5 11:13 PM
• Exiled forward could make trip to London to help with his sale to former club • Chelsea and Atlético keen on making sure disgruntled player remains fit Diego Costa may be on the verge of ending his self-imposed exile from Chelsea with suggestions in Spain that he is increasingly inclined to ret...
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 11:05 PM
REAL MADRID are dusting themselves after a manic transfer window that saw only Theo Hernandez and Dani Ceballos arrive. Express Sport brings you the latest news.
Daily Star - Tue Sep 5 11:02 PM
ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN snubbed Chelsea after discussing the potential switch with England boss Gareth Southgate.
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 5 10:53 PM
Chelsea have been dealt what looks to be a decisive blow in their pursuit of Brazil and Juventus left-back Alex Sandro, with the Italian side set to offer the defender a new long-term deal, according to the Daily Star. As reported by the Daily Star, the Old Lady are preparing to hand Sandro a new...
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 10:46 PM
GARETH SOUTHGATE played a role in persuading Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to snub Chelsea, reports claim.
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 10:46 PM
SOUTHAMPTON defender Virgil van Dijk had a deal in place with two of the Premier League’s top clubs, according to Gabriele Marcotti.
Mirror - Tue Sep 5 10:30 PM
The Argentine has inked a new deal at Atletico until 2020, on the proviso the Chelsea hitman arrives in January
Daily Star - Tue Sep 5 10:05 PM
CHELSEA and Arsenal are the only two clubs who could sign Raheem Sterling.
Daily Star - Tue Sep 5 9:56 PM
DIEGO COSTA is back in London ahead of showdown talks with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 5 9:51 PM
Chelsea legend Ray Wilkins has given his say on the Blues’ transfer business this summer, with the former favourites describing the club’s £40M sale of Nemanja Matic to Man United the “worst” piece of business he’s ever seen at Stamford Bridge, according to Sky Sports. Matic was sold by the west...
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 9:33 PM
DIEGO COSTA is reportedly back in London and willing to call a truce with Chelsea over his ongoing transfer feud. Spanish newspaper Marca claims Costa has flown back from Brazil as he looks to force through a return to Atletico Madrid. And the Telegraph adds that Fellow Chelsea team-mates believe...
Mirror - Tue Sep 5 9:25 PM
The Chelsea forward has spent the summer in his hometown in Brazil and has refused to report back for training
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 9:19 PM
DIEGO COSTA is reportedly back in London and willing to call a truce with Chelsea over his ongoing transfer feud. Spanish newspaper Marca claims Costa has flown back from Brazil as he looks to force through a return to Atletico Madrid. And the Telegraph adds that Fellow Chelsea team-mates believe...
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 5 9:13 PM
Chelsea and Belgium star Eden Hazard has urged AWOL teammate Diego Costa to find a “solution” with the Blues “soon”, with the winger hoping that the Spaniard can find a way back at the west London side, according to the Mirror. Costa, who cost the Blues £32M when he signed from Spanish side Atlet...
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 8:48 PM
DIEGO COSTA is reportedly back in London and is willing to call a truce with Chelsea over his ongoing transfer feud. The Daily Mail claims Costa has flown back from Brazil as he looks to force through a move to Atletico Madrid. And the Telegraph adds that fellow Chelsea teammates believe the stri...
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 8:44 PM
DIEGO COSTA has returned to London in a bid to try and resolve his feud with Chelsea.
Daily Star - Tue Sep 5 8:33 PM
ROMAN ABRAMOVICH is furious with Antonio Conte and Chelsea chiefs after failing to land their top transfer targets.
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 5 7:53 PM
This past summer transfer window has definitely been one of the best in living memory: Neymar’s world record move to PSG, the seemingly never-ending saga revolving Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe and a whole host of clubs smashing their transfer records meant that this summer will remain one of the most d...
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 7:14 PM
CHELSEA chief Roman Abramovich is furious with Antonio Conte, Michael Emenalo and Marina Granovskaia for the Blues’ poor transfer window.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 5 7:09 PM
Diego Costa has arrived back in London as the wantaway striker bids to end his Chelsea exile and seal a return to his former side Atletico Madrid in January, according to reports in Spain.
Soccernet - Tue Sep 5 6:33 PM
The FC guys evaluate the reports that Ross Barkley decided to turn down a Chelsea move after a deal was agreed upon. Everton have included Ross Barkley in their Europa League squad despite the midfielder currently being injured and having an uncertain future at the club. The England international...
London Evening Standard - Tue Sep 5 6:23 PM
Selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United is the "worst" transfer deal Chelsea have ever made, says Ray Wilkins.
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 5:32 PM
DIEGO COSTA’S future has been uncertain for most of 2017 but could his route out of Stamford Bridge finally be provided by the man who replaced him at Atletico Madrid? Costa may have scored 22 goals last season but he has found himself frozen out at Chelsea after Antonio Conte was said to have te...
Sky Sports - Tue Sep 5 5:16 PM
SkySports Former Chelsea midfielder Ray Wilkins insists the sale of Nemanja Matic to Manchester United is the "worst" piece of business he has ever seen at Stamford Bridge. Matic was allowed to join United in a £40m transfer earlier this summer despite having and more »
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 4:43 PM
DIEGO COSTA’S future has been uncertain for most of 2017 but could his route out of Stamford Bridge finally be provided by the man who replaced him at Atletico Madrid? Costa may have scored 22 goals last season but he has found himself frozen out at Chelsea after Antonio Conte was said to have te...
Irish Independent - Tue Sep 5 3:50 PM
Now that the transfer window has closed, it merely opens up another challenge for the clubs, and one that is really much more fascinating in proper football terms than the facile sensationalism of the market.
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 3:46 PM
REAL MADRID star Marco Asensio is not willing to trust coaches at the club because he is aware they want to sign Chelsea star Eden Hazard.
Daily Star - Tue Sep 5 1:57 PM
CHELSEA should have kept Nathaniel Chalobah on the books instead of drafting in Tiemoue Bakayoko.
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 1:51 PM
DANNY DRINKWATER and Davide Zappacosta were absolutely essential signings for Chelsea, according to Pat Nevin.
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 1:32 PM
Juventus edge closer to pinning down in-demand defender Alex Sandro with a new five-year mega-money contract. The Brazilian was heavily linked with a summer switch to Chelsea, but the Italian giants refused to negotiate. The Serie A giants are willing to hand the 26-year-old a new bumper deal to...
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 12:32 PM
CHELSEA and Tottenham reportedly failed with beat-the-deadline attempts to sign Paris Saint-Germain defender Thomas Meunier. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino wanted the Belgium right-back to replace Kyle Walker, who left for Manchester City in a £50million deal. Meanwhile, Blues manager Antonio Con...
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 12:27 PM
CHELSEA should have kept Nathaniel Chalobah instead of signing Tiemoue Bakayoko in the summer transfer window.
Daily Star - Tue Sep 5 12:19 PM
CHELSEA dropped a huge clanger offloading Nemanja Matic to Manchester United.
Sky Sports - Tue Sep 5 12:16 PM
SkySports The transfer window may have closed across most of Europe but that doesn't mean the rumour mill stops. Our friends at Football Whispers have sifted through the European media to find the best transfer news and gossip. and more »
Sky Sports - Tue Sep 5 12:12 PM
The transfer window may have closed across most of Europe but that doesn't mean the rumour mill stops.
Metro - Tue Sep 5 11:50 AM
His agent is heightening speculation.
Daily Mail - Tue Sep 5 11:36 AM
Danny Drinkwater, signed from Leicester City for £35m on Deadline Day, offers Chelsea manager Antonio Conte another option in central midfield ahead of a demanding fight on four fronts.
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 11:13 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Chelsea are eyeing up moves for unsettled Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, according to reports. The German international has less than a year left on his contract and has been linked with a move to Juventus in recent weeks. But Italian paper Tuttosport are now reporting that...
Daily Star - Tue Sep 5 11:01 AM
WHICH players were sold for the most over-the-odds fees in Europe’s big five leagues this summer?
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 10:59 AM
Nemanja Matic has revealed his long-term admiration of childhood idol Roy Keane ahead of World Cup qualifier. The Serbian is now occupying the Manchester United legend’s old role at Old Trafford following his £40m summer switch from Chelsea. The 29-year-old suggested a history of following the Re...
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 10:55 AM
CHELSEA allowing Nemanja Matic to join Manchester United this summer was the worst transfer decision of all time.
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 5 10:40 AM
Napoli’s Faouzi Ghoulam is on the radar of several top European clubs including Chelsea and Liverpool. According to talkSPORT, the Algeria international is no closer to signing a new contract at the Serie A outfit and cite an article from Tuttosport that claims Juventus are reportedly considerin...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 10:27 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-...
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 10:14 AM
CHELSEA, Liverpool and Juventus are set to fight it out for Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam in January, according to reports. The Premier League giants will join Serie A champions Juve in hunting the Algerian international to bolster their defence this winter. Ghoulam is no closer to signing a new...
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 9:31 AM
EDEN HAZARD has hailed Cesc Fabregas as ‘The Master’ at Chelsea for his skills AND intelligence. Spain midfielder Fabregas has won the World Cup and European Championship, as well as countless honours in England and Barcelona. Hazard, 26, said: “Cesc is the master. I call him ‘The Master’ becaus...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 9:30 AM
Eden Hazard has refused to quash rumours linking him with a possible transfer to Real Madrid in the future by admitting that he is a fan of the Spanish league. The Chelsea playmaker has earned a reputation as one of the Premier League’s top attacking talents since arriving at Stamford Bridge from...
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 5 9:24 AM
Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld is reportedly attracting interest from both Chelsea and Man City amid suggestions contract talks have broken down. The 28-year-old has established himself as a key figure under Mauricio Pochettino, forming a fundamental part of the Tottenham backline as they c...
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 5 9:24 AM
AWOL Chelsea forward Diego Costa has been omitted from Chelsea’s 2017/18 Champions League squad following his recent antics that has led to him refusing to return to Stamford Bridge since the end of last season’s title-winning campaign, per The Guardian. The Spain international returned to homela...
Guardian - Tue Sep 5 9:23 AM
Today’s whispers got a late call-up In a world where Jesse Lingard can collect six figures every week from the vault underneath the Old Trafford pitch – in return for 84 minutes of bench-based Snapchat stories and six minutes of dogged, diligent wingplay – one has got to take their hat off to Dan...
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 9:15 AM
MANCHESTER CITY and Chelsea have been informed of the stalemate in contract talks between Toby Alderweireld and Tottenham.
Mirror - Tue Sep 5 9:07 AM
The 23-year-old German international is in his fourth season with the Reds and featured in 32 Premier League games last season
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 8:57 AM
LIVERPOOL face a battle to keep hold of midfielder Emre Can with Chelsea and Manchester United reportedly entering the battle for his signature.
Mirror - Tue Sep 5 8:57 AM
Fresh Press asked a fan of each and every Premier League side how their summer has gone
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 8:45 AM
ANTONIO CONTE was barred from speaking to Ross Barkley over his proposed move to Chelsea amid fears he would scupper the deal, it has been claimed. Everton star Barkley was on the verge of making the switch to Stamford Bridge last week in a transfer deadline day £35million deal. But The Times cla...
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 5 8:33 AM
Chelsea reportedly prevented manager Antonio Conte from interfering with talks between the London club and Everton over a potential deal for Ross Barkley on transfer deadline day, according to the Times. After failing to capture the services of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as he signed for Liverpool e...
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 5 8:26 AM
Man Utd and Chelsea have reportedly joined Juventus in the race to sign Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, with his contract set to expire next summer. The 23-year-old has made big strides over the last 12 months or so, establishing himself as a key figure in Jurgen Klopp’s plans. Despite that, it ha...
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 8:03 AM
SOUTHAMPTON reportedly blocked Cedric Soares from leaving after receiving an approach from Chelsea.
Metro - Tue Sep 5 8:01 AM
A cut-price deal could be on the table.
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 8:00 AM
Alexis Sanchez is more upset at not getting a summer transfer than Diego Costa or Philippe Coutinho, according to Gabriele Marcotti. The Chile international’s future was a relentless source of speculation throughout the summer transfer window after he entered into the final 12 months of his contr...
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 7:58 AM
MANCHESTER CITY and Chelsea are in the hunt for Toby Alderweireld, according to reports. The Belgium star stunned Tottenham yesterday by demanding a pay rise and revealing EIGHT top clubs are chasing him. According to the Telegraph, City and Chelsea are both keeping tabs on the situation. Alderwe...
Goal.com - Tue Sep 5 7:39 AM
The £40 million midfielder has earned plenty of praise at Old Trafford, but the Serbian has been quick to point out that it is still early days
Sky Sports - Tue Sep 5 7:36 AM
Eden Hazard says he wants to see Diego Costa end his self-imposed exile and "come back" to Chelsea.
Daily Star - Tue Sep 5 7:21 AM
ANTONIO CONTE could end up at Barcelona next summer.
Caught Offside - Tue Sep 5 7:12 AM
New Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater is busy making himself at home at Cobham this week as he started training with his new teammates. The 27-year-old was working hard on Monday as Antonio Conte led a training session with several key players missing through international duty. As reported by...
Daily Star - Tue Sep 5 7:02 AM
CHELSEA reportedly decided to prevent Antonio Conte from speaking to Ross Barkley during last week’s failed attempt to sign the Everton contract rebel.
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 6:55 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED and Chelsea are eyeing up moves for unsettled Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, according to reports. The German international has less than a year left on his contract and has been linked with a move to Juventus in recent weeks. But Italian paper Tuttosport are now reporting that...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 6:45 AM
Both Manchester United and Chelsea wanted to sign Andrea Belotti from Torino this summer, according to journalist Mark Ogden. The Italy international’s future was a source of speculation during the summer amid reports that a possible move to the Premier League may have been on the cards. However,...
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 6:35 AM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will have been disappointed to miss out on the signatures of Virgil van Dijk and Romelu Lukaku in the summer transfer window, according journalist Dominic Fifield. The Blues were heavily linked with a host of players throughout the summer transfer window but they wer...
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 6:25 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED have started the started the season well and Jose Mourinho will be happy with his transfer window activity - Express Sport brings you the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford.
Daily Star - Tue Sep 5 6:09 AM
CHELSEA transfer target Alex Sandro wanted to stick with Juventus this summer.
Daily Express - Tue Sep 5 5:30 AM
ANTONIO CONTE was refused the chance to speak to Ross Barkley over a move to Chelsea, according to reports.
Soccernet - Tue Sep 5 3:12 AM
Ross Barkley rejected a £35m move to Chelsea to remain in limbo at Everton. According to former Burnley midfielder Joey Barton, Ross Barkley wanted to speak to Chelsea's Antonio Conte about where he planned to play him, but the manager turned off his phone. For more on Barkley and Chelsea, check...
Goal.com - Tue Sep 5 2:20 AM
The Brazilian believes his former colleagues, including Benjamin Mendy, will impress in the Premier League following big-money summer transfers
Goal.com - Tue Sep 5 2:20 AM
The former Leicester City midfielder signed a five-year deal with the Blues, joining former team-mate N'Golo Kante
The Sun - Tue Sep 5 12:53 AM
EDEN HAZARD has hailed Cesc Fabregas as ‘The Master’ at Chelsea for his skills AND intelligence. Spain midfielder Fabregas has won the World Cup and European Championship, as well as countless honours in England and Barcelona. Hazard, 26, said: “Cesc is the master. I call him ‘The Master’ becaus...
Goal.com - Tue Sep 5 12:47 AM
With the striker's situation unresolved, his Belgian team-mate is still hoping that the Spain international could return to the Stamford Bridge fold
Sport Review - Tue Sep 5 12:40 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-...
It will be very difficult this season because Manchester City are having an impressive run and are winning games, Conte told Sky Sports. I think that we have to look at ourselves and try to have this type of game with the same spirit [as against Man United] and then to try to give the bes...
Sport Review - 6:00 AM
I don't want to answer this question, said Conte. Not out of a lack of respect for you, but who must ­understand understands. He's very good to play on the left. I don't understand why we have to try again to put him on the right. But sometimes a misunderstanding can happen.
Mirror - 9:22 PM
I don't know [if he has a future at Chelsea], said Conte. He has to work really hard with the others, otherwise they are on the bench or in the stand.
Mirror - 11:30 AM
For sure, to have the possibility to play with the three midfielders, it was very important, Conte said at Stamford Bridge. That was very important for me to recover Kante and to play with Bakayoko and Fabregas, and to have an important substitute on the bench like Drinkwater. This...
Goal.com - 10:06 AM