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Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 11:47 PM
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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 11:30 PM
Chelsea are prepared to pay up to £15m-£20m to sign Cedric Soares from Southampton this month, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that the west London side are keen on landing the defender as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his squad for his second season...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 5:05 PM
Alvaro Morata looked to be in good shape as he trained at Chelsea’s Cobham base on Saturday ahead of Sunday’s crunch showdown against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley. The new Chelsea signing will be hoping to feature for Antonio Conte’s side as the Blues look to record their first Premier League poi...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 11:10 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 10:00 AM
Eden Hazard has handed Chelsea a big boost ahead of their clash with Tottenham on Sunday after he was pictured playing in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Cobham last week. The Belgian playmaker has been out injured after suffering a broken ankle and undergoing surgery at the start of the summer...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 9:31 AM
Mauricio Pochettino wants to keep Danny Rose despite the Tottenham Hotspur defender hitting out against Spurs amid interest from Chelsea and Manchester United, according to Jason Burt. The England international was critical of the north London side’s wage structure in a recent interview to fuel s...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 9:00 AM
Chelsea will sign at least three or four more players to appease manager Antonio Conte, according to Jason Burt. The defending Premier League champions have endured a difficult summer transfer window so far despite winning the title with two games to spare last term. Chelsea missed out on Romelu...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 8:30 AM
Chelsea and Manchester United are “definitely” interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose, according to Jason Burt. The England international has been linked with a potential move in the summer transfer window despite Tottenham’s impressive performances over the past two seasons....
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 8:00 AM
Mark Lawrenson believes Chelsea will slip into a crisis on Sunday after tipping Tottenham Hotspur to beat the defending champions at Wembley. The Blues suffered a surprise 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge last weekend after Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas were sent off in the Premier League o...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 6:35 AM
Chelsea have failed in their latest attempt to sign Alex Sandro from Juventus this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Blues have had a bid of around £63m rejected by the Italian club as Antonio Conte struggles to secure his fifth signing of t...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 6:05 AM
Pat Nevin believes Danny Drinkwater would be a good addition to the Chelsea squad. The Blues have already failed with one offer for the Leicester City midfielder in the summer transfer window. The Premier League champions have been tipped to return with an improved bid to sign the 27-year-old mid...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 5:55 AM
Chelsea are preparing a second bid to sign Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater, according to reports. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Premier League champions are looking to sign the England international in the summer transfer window. The Blues have already failed with one offe...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 5:40 AM
Chelsea have failed with a £63m offer for Torino striker Andrea Belotti, according to reports in Italy. Tuttosport, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Premier League champions made a substantial offer for the Italy international. However, the same article states that Belotti’s employers To...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 5:10 AM
Chelsea have been long-term admirers of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and “definitely” want to sign the Arsenal star, according to Jason Burt. The England international has been linked with a potential move away from the north London side in the 2017 summer transfer window. Oxlade-Chamberlain entered t...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 4:40 AM
Willian is “fearful” that he could be set for the axe at Chelsea under Antonio Conte, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is claiming that the Brazilian is worried that he could be the next player to be shown the exit door at Stamford Bridge after Diego Costa. The same story...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 4:30 AM
Nemanja Matic has told Chelsea fans that Manchester United are the “biggest” club he has ever played for. The Serbian midfielder became the Red Devils’ third signing of the summer earlier this month when Chelsea agreed to sell the 29-year-old to their Premier League rivals. The transfer was met w...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 12:16 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 19 12:10 AM
Paul Merson is backing Chelsea to earn a 1-1 draw from their trip to Tottenham on Sunday afternoon. The Blues are looking to bounce back from a disastrous start to the new campaign after they lost 3-2 to Burnley last weekend and had two men sent off. Chelsea will be without the suspended Gary Cah...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 4:23 PM
Tiemoue Bakayoko looked to be in good shape as he took part in full first-team training on Friday ahead of Chelsea’s crunch clash against Tottenham on Sunday. The midfielder signed for Chelsea from Monaco last month as Antonio Conte looked to bolster his options at Stamford Bridge ahead of his se...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 10:00 AM
Bryan Robson has hailed Jose Mourinho’s astute summer transfer business after Manchester United wrapped up a deal to sign Nemanja Matic from Chelsea. The Red Devils have been heavily linked with a number of top stars this summer but the Manchester United boss opted to go for Premier League experi...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 9:30 AM
Chelsea are set to increase their bid to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal to £40m as they attempt to push through a deal, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is claiming that the Blues are set to up their offer for the 24-year-old midfielder after having failed to c...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 8:00 AM
Martin Keown says Antonio Conte needs to get control of the situation at Chelsea quickly. The Premier League champions have endured a controversial summer transfer window despite winning the Premier League title with two games to spare last term. Conte sent Costa a text message following their ti...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 7:15 AM
Pat Nevin has warned Chelsea that they cannot afford to slip up against Tottenham in their next Premier League game on Sunday. The Blues suffered a disastrous start to the season when they were beaten 3-2 by Burnley at Stamford Bridge in their opening game last weekend. Chelsea must now dust them...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 6:35 AM
Chelsea are ready to rival Manchester United for the signature of Ivan Perisic this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Times is claiming that the Blues are ready to make a move for the Croatia international, who has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford throughout th...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 5:55 AM
Chelsea are refusing to meet Everton’s £35m asking price for Ross Barkley, according to reporter Jason Burt. The Premier League champions have been heavily linked with a move to sign the England international in the summer transfer window after Ronald Koeman confirmed the playmaker won’t be signi...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 5:40 AM
Martin Keown believes Tottenham Hotspur will face a vastly different Chelsea side at Wembley on Sunday to the Blues team that beat Spurs in the FA Cup last term. The Premier League champions were 4-2 winners against Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-final back in April thanks to goals from Willian, Ed...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 5:10 AM
Pat Nevin has admitted that Manchester United’s 4-0 win against West Ham has made him think twice about the Premier League title race. Chelsea made a disastrous start to the defence of their Premier League crown last weekend following a 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Bridge. Manchester City kick...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 5:00 AM
Michael Owen is tipping Harry Kane to help fire Tottenham Hotspur to victory over defending champions Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday. Spurs will host their bitter London rivals in the first-ever Premier League game at Wembley as Mauricio Pochettino’s side look to extend their impressive home record...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 4:40 AM
Chelsea are in talks with Arsenal about the possibility of signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Blues are still in negotiations with the north London side despite Arsene Wenger’s insistence that the midf...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 12:30 AM
Chelsea have had a £73m bid for Alex Sandro rejected by Juventus, according to reports in Italy. Italian website Calciomercato, as quoted by the Daily Star is claiming that the west London side have failed with a huge bid to try and tempt the Brazilian full-back to Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have l...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 18 12:00 AM
Chelsea are set to splash the cash and bring in a number of new signings before the close of the summer transfer window at the end of the month, according to Tony Gale. The Blues have already found themselves to be under pressure in the Premier League after they slumped to a shock 3-2 loss … Th...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 11:30 PM
Chelsea are ready to offer Danny Rose a contract worth £120, 000 a week to tempt him away from Tottenham this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that Chelsea are prepared to double Rose’s wages but that the Blues are likely to struggle to convince...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 9:45 AM
Alvaro Morata believes that he is at the right club to take forward his career after he signed for Chelsea this summer. The 24-year-old became the Blues’ fourth signing of the summer last month when he opted to leave Real Madrid and join the Premier League champions. Morata will be hoping to make...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 9:30 AM
Tony Gale believes Manchester United or Manchester City will win the Premier League title this season, with Chelsea and Tottenham close behind. The Red Devils made a strong start to the new Premier League season on Sunday when they thrashed West Ham United 4-0 at Old Trafford to get their campaig...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 9:00 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has handed Chelsea a fitness boost with a cryptic Instagram update ahead of Sunday’s clash against Tottenham Hotspur. The French midfielder missed the start of the season as Bakayoko continued his recovery from a knee operation earlier this summer. Bakayoko moved to the defending...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 8:00 AM
Chelsea are confident of concluding a deal to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain before the close of the summer transfer window despite interest from Liverpool, according to reports. The Gambling Times is reporting that the Premier League champions are prepared to pay £35m plus add-ons for the England...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 7:45 AM
Chelsea are set to launch a £50m bid to try and sign Danny Rose from Tottenham Hotspur early next week, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is claiming that the Blues are keen on signing the 27-year-old defender and will make a move for the England international in the wake of Chel...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 7:15 AM
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will demand wages of £150, 000 a week if he is to sign for Chelsea from Arsenal this summer, according to reports. Website Goal is reporting that Chelsea are still keen on trying to sign the 23-year-old midfielder from the Gunners, despite Arsenal’s insistence that he is n...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 7:00 AM
Thierry Henry has urged Arsene Wenger to be more ruthless with Mesut Ozil if the Arsenal playmaker is not on his game. The Germany playmaker is widely regarded to be one of the top midfield talents in the Premier League following his arrival at The Emirates from Real Madrid back in the summer of...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 6:45 AM
Chelsea want to sign Andrea Belotti this summer amid the ongoing saga surrounding Diego Costa’s future at the club, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is claiming that Antonio Conte is still keen on bringing the 23-year-old Italy international to Stamford Bridge this summer...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 6:25 AM
Chelsea have turned their attention towards signing Cedric Soares from Southampton as they look to bolster their defence before the end of the month, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the Blues want to bring in at least three more players before dead...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 6:15 AM
Jose Mourinho was lauded by one journalist as the only Premier League manager to pick up six points on the opening weekend of the 2017-18 season. Manchester United produced the standout performance on top-flight football’s return with an entertaining 4-0 win against West Ham thanks in part to Nem...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 6:05 AM
Thierry Henry believes Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is feeling emboldened following last season’s title success. The Blues boss won the Premier League crown in his first season in charge of the west London club after finishing seven points clear of closest challengers Tottenham Hotspur. Chelsea...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 5:55 AM
Jamie Carragher has urged Chelsea to remain calm despite a poor start to the new season. The west London side won the Premier League title with two games to spare last term after finishing seven points clear of their closest challengers Tottenham Hotspur. Chelsea won 30 games in their title-winni...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 5:10 AM
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has admitted that he was disappointed to see Chelsea sell Nemanja Matic move to Manchester United this summer. The Red Devils secured a remarkable £40m deal to sign the Serbia international from the Premier League champions earlier this month to address an area of weakness...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 4:50 AM
Eden Hazard is not likely to be risked for Chelsea’s Premier League clash against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Sunday, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that the 26-year-old will probably not be fit enough to face Spurs, despite training with the Chel...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 4:30 AM
Chelsea are still interested in signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal before the transfer deadline at the end of the month, according to Sky Sports News reporter Aidan Magee. The Blues have been linked with a potential move to try and bring the 24-year-old midfielder to Stamford Bridge as...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 12:30 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 17 12:00 AM
Roy Keane has admitted that he is not a big fan of Chelsea. The Blues have become one of the most successful teams in England since being bought by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich back in 2003. The west London side have won five Premier League titles, four FA Cups and the Champions League si...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 11:45 PM
Jamie Carragher believes that Chelsea should head into their clash with Tottenham on Sunday looking to settle for a point if possible. The Blues suffered a disastrous start to the new season last weekend when they were beaten 3-2 by Burnley at Stamford Bridge in the shock result of the opening we...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 10:00 AM
Chelsea have been handed a boost ahead of their crunch clash against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday after Tiemoue Bakayoko confirmed that he has returned to training. The midfielder, who signed for Chelsea from Monaco this summer, has missed the west London side’s first two games of the season due t...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 9:45 AM
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has admitted that he was shocked Chelsea agreed to let Nemanja Matic sign for Manchester United this summer. The Serbia midfielder became the Red Devils’ third signing of the summer last month after Chelsea opted to let the 29-year-old leave the club and sign for their Premier...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 9:30 AM
Chelsea are still keen on signing Alex Sandro from Juventus but could be forced to rely on the left-back asking to leave his current club, according to Kaveh Solhekol. The Sky Sports News reporter has taken to Twitter to claim that Chelsea remain interested in signing the 26-year-old Brazilian, d...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 8:45 AM
Pat Nevin has criticised Chelsea’s decision to sell Nathan Ake to Bournemouth. The Netherlands international went out on loan to the Cherries last season and impressed after he scored two goals in 10 appearances in the Premier League. However, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte decided to recall Ake from...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 8:31 AM
Chelsea are more likely than Liverpool to sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk this summer, according to reports in England. Yahoo! Sport is reporting that the Premier League champions have edged ahead of Liverpool in the race to sign the Netherlands international. Indeed, the same article c...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 7:45 AM
Chelsea are getting ready to spend £120m on three new signings this summer, starting with Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the Blues are ready to spend big to bolster their squad in the closing few days of the summer t...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 7:01 AM
Alan Shearer was impressed by Alvaro Morata’s performance during Chelsea’s shock 3-2 loss to Burnley in their Premier League opener at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The 24-year-old striker came off the bench to play for the final 31 minutes at Stamford Bridge as the Blues slumped to a disappointin...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 6:25 AM
Chelsea are getting ready to try and “tempt” Leicester into selling Danny Drinkwater with a £20m bid this week, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail, as quoted by Metro, is reporting that the Blues are preparing to make an official move to try and land the 27-year-old, who is...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 6:05 AM
Pat Nevin believes Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata is a better technical player than Manchester United signing Romelu Lukaku. The Premier League champions were initially linked with a move to re-sign the Belgium international in the summer transfer window. Jose Mourinho, meanwhile, was thought to b...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 6:00 AM
Liverpool will complete a deal to sign Virgil van Dijk ahead of Chelsea in the summer transfer window, Joleon Lescott has claimed. The Reds have been linked with a move to sign the Netherlands international since the conclusion of the 2016-17 Premier League season. Liverpool were forced to issue...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 5:40 AM
Chelsea are still working on a potential deal to sign Juventus left-back Alex Sandro, according to reports in Italy. Italian website Gianluca Di Marzio is reporting that the Premier League champions are persisting with their interest in the Brazil international. The same article reveals that the...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 5:20 AM
Chelsea are still working on deals to sign Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater, according to reports in England. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Premier League champions are in discussions to sign the 23-year-old midfielder from their dir...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 5:00 AM
Chelsea are relying on Alex Sandro handing in a transfer request to complete a deal to sign him from Juventus, according to reports in England. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Premier League champions are still working on a deal to sign the Brazil international in the summer transfer w...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 4:50 AM
Nemanja Matic has heaped praise on Romelu Lukaku after the Belgian striker made a sparkling start to his Manchester United career. The 24-year-old was named as the man of the match as he scored twice in Manchester United’s thumping 4-0 win over West Ham United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon....
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 4:40 AM
Jamie Carragher believes that Chelsea need to make at least two more signings before transfer deadline day. The Blues endured a disastrous start to their Premier League title defence on Saturday when they were beaten 3-2 by Burnley in front of their home fans at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have alre...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 12:30 AM
Jamie Carragher has warned Chelsea that they will be under huge amounts of pressure heading into their trip to Tottenham next weekend. The west London side endured an afternoon to forget on Saturday when they were beaten 3-2 by Burnley at Stamford Bridge and reduced to nine men. It was a disastro...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 12:16 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 16 12:00 AM
Chelsea are growing increasingly confident that they will be able to complete a deal to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal this summer in a £35m deal, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Blues are feeling confident that they will be able to...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 10:20 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 10:00 AM
Jermaine Jenas is backing both Manchester United and Chelsea to finish in the top four this season – but says Manchester City will win the Premier League title. Manchester United made a positive start to the new campaign by securing a thumping 4-0 win over West Ham United in their opening game of...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 9:30 AM
Antonio Conte is “furious” with Cesc Fabregas after the Spanish midfielder was sent off during Chelsea’s shock 3-2 loss to Burnley on Saturday, according to reports in the British media. The Times is reporting that the Chelsea manager was left dismayed by Fabregas’ dismissal after having warned h...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 9:15 AM
Garth Crooks believes Jose Mourinho is “falling about with laughter” after Manchester United beat Chelsea to the signing of Romelu Lukaku. The Belgium international was heavily linked with a return to the Premier League champions earlier in the summer transfer window. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte i...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 9:00 AM
Nemanja Matic will lead Manchester United to their first Premier League title under Jose Mourinho, Garth Crooks has claimed. The Red Devils signed the Serbia international in a £40m deal from defending Premier League champions Chelsea earlier this month. Matic won the Premier League twice and the...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 8:30 AM
Jose Mourinho signed Romelu Lukaku because the Manchester United striker reminds him of Didier Drogba, according to Garth Crooks. The Red Devils managed to swoop to sign the Belgium international in a £75m deal from Premier League champions Chelsea in the summer transfer window. Lukaku opened his...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 8:00 AM
Gary Neville admits he can’t think of one reason why Chelsea decided to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United. The Red Devils signed Matic in a £40m transfer from Premier League champions Chelsea in the summer transfer window. The west London side made the decision to sell the Serbia internatio...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 7:15 AM
Steven Gerrard has admitted that he is worried about the overall atmosphere at Chelsea after their shock defeat by Burnley on Saturday. The Blues endured an opening day to forget as they were reduced to nine men and ended up slumping to a surprise 3-2 loss to the Clarets in front of their home fa...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 6:45 AM
Antonio Conte wants to bring in four more players at Chelsea before the close of the summer transfer window at the end of the month, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is reporting that Conte is keen to add significant reinforcements to his squad before the end of the windo...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 6:25 AM
Chelsea will make improved bids to sign Danny Drinkwater and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain this week, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Star is reporting that the west London side are set to step up their chase of the Premier League duo as Antonio Conte looks to strengthen his squad...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 6:10 AM
Chris Sutton has warned Chelsea that Antonio Conte will leave the Premier League champions unless more signings are added to his squad this summer. The Blues made a disastrous start to the defence of their Premier League title on Saturday afternoon following a 3-2 loss to Burnley at Stamford Brid...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 6:09 AM
Chelsea are preparing a £50m offer to beat Liverpool to the signing of Virgil van Dijk, according to reports in England. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Premier League champions are looking to steal a march on their title rival in the race to sign Van Dijk. The same article states that the...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 6:05 AM
Alvaro Morata explored London with his new wife Alice on Monday as the Chelsea signing looked to forget about their 3-2 loss to Burnley. The Spain international moved to Chelsea in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid last month to bolster Antonio Conte’s attacking options. Morata was rumo...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 4:50 AM
Frank Lampard has told Chelsea that they’ve made a big mistake in letting Nathaniel Chalobah leave the club to join Watford this summer. The 22-year-old had endured a long spell of loan spells at Stamford Bridge and never managed to establish himself as a regular in the first team at the west Lon...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 4:30 AM
Chelsea need to get Eden Hazard back in their team as quickly as possible, according to Frank Lampard. The Belgian playmaker was forced to watch from the stands as Chelsea suffered a shock 3-2 defeat by Burnley in their Premier League opener at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Hazard is currently wor...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 12:30 AM
Frank Lampard has told Chelsea that they will need to bring in some more players this summer if they are to compete for major trophies. The Blues suffered a disastrous start to their Premier League title defence on Saturday when they were beaten 3-2 by Burnley at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea endured...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 15 12:02 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 11:30 PM
Cesar Azpilicueta has suggested that Chelsea need to make a number of further signings this summer if they are to have any hope of retaining their Premier League title. The Blues suffered a disastrous start to the new Premier League season on Saturday when they suffered a shock 3-2 loss to Burnle...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 10:30 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 10:00 AM
Frank Lampard has challenged Ruben Loftus-Cheek to prove himself as worthy of a regular place in the Chelsea first team during his loan spell at Crystal Palace this season. The English midfielder was allowed to move to the Eagles on loan for the 2017-18 campaign after being deemed to be surplus t...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 9:30 AM
Frank Lampard has refused to rule out the possibility of Antonio Conte leaving Chelsea this season. The Italian manager has already found himself under pressure after the west London side were beaten 3-2 by Burnley in their opening Premier League game of the season on Saturday. There have been re...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 9:12 AM
Paul Scholes believes Nemanja Matic can bring more aggression to the Manchester United midfield than Michael Carrick. The Red Devils signed Matic in a £40m deal from Premier League champions Chelsea last week to bolster their midfield options. The Serbia international arrives at Old Trafford with...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 8:45 AM
Jamie Carragher believes the difference between Arsenal and Chelsea is the champions’ superior mentality. The Blues won the Premier League title in their first season under Antonio Conte, lifting the top-flight crown with two games to spare in the 2016-17 campaign. Arsenal, on the other hand, fin...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 8:15 AM
Paul Scholes has questioned why Chelsea decided to sell Nemanja Matic to their direct title rivals Manchester United. The Serbia international completed a £40m move to Manchester United from the Premier League champions last month as Jose Mourinho successfully bolstered his midfield with a proven...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 7:20 AM
Jose Mourinho has admitted that he was surprised to have been able to sign Nemanja Matic for Manchester United this summer. The Red Devils completed a deal to bring the Serbia international to Old Trafford this summer after Chelsea agreed to sell the 29-year-old to their direct Premier League tit...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 6:45 AM
Chelsea are prepared to sell Eden Hazard to Barcelona in a deal worth £109m (€120m), according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Diario Gol, as quoted by the Daily Star, is claiming that the west London side would be willing to let the 26-year-old playmaker leave the club for the right price th...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 6:15 AM
Jamie Redknapp has tipped Virgil van Dijk to leave Southampton before the close of the summer transfer window. The Netherlands international’s future has been a source of relentless debate in the summer transfer window since it emerged Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City were keeping tabs on t...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 6:10 AM
Ian Wright has questioned why Arsenal didn’t rival Manchester United for the signing of Nemanja Matic. The Red Devils managed to pull of a transfer coup earlier this month after the Serbia international completed a £40m move to Manchester United from Chelsea. Matic was a key member of Jose Mourin...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 6:00 AM
Chris Sutton has warned Antonio Conte that Chelsea aren’t afraid to sack title-winning managers. The Italian coach was a revelation last season after Chelsea won the Premier League title with two games to spare in his debut campaign in England. However, Conte missed out on the double after a 2-1...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 5:30 AM
Chris Sutton believes Chelsea has been left behind in the summer transfer window ahead of the defence of their title. The Blues won the Premier League crown with two games to spare last season in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in England. However, Chelsea have already sold one key member of that...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 4:50 AM
Alvaro Morata has insisted that there is plenty more to come from Chelsea after their disappointing 3-2 loss to Burnley in their Premier League opener on Saturday. The Blues were reduced to nine men as they had both Cesc Fabregas and Gary Cahill sent off at Stamford Bridge in what ended up to be...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 4:30 AM
Steven Gerrard believes that Alvaro Morata’s confidence levels will be boosted after he scored his first Premier League goal at the weekend, despite Chelsea’s 3-2 loss to Burnley. Morata came on in the second half and netted his first top-flight goal for the west London side since his transfer fr...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 14 12:40 AM
Martin Keown believes Chelsea could regret missing out on signing Romelu Lukaku. The Blues were in the hunt to sign the Belgium international but Manchester United managed to swoop in and complete a £75m deal for the 24-year-old striker. Antonio Conte told Diego Costa earlier this summer that he...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 11:58 PM
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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 6:33 PM
Dietmar Hamann has questioned why Liverpool didn’t pursue Nemanja Matic after the midfielder helped Manchester United ease to a 4-0 win over West Ham on Sunday. The Red Devils signed Matic in a £40m deal from the Premier League champions earlier this month after Chelsea made the surprising decisi...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 6:20 PM
Phil Neville thanked Chelsea for selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United after the Red Devils were 4-0 winners against West Ham on Sunday. The Premier League champions made the bizarre decision to sanction the 29-year-old’s £40m transfer to their direct title rivals earlier this month. Matic w...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 6:00 PM
Phil Neville singled out Nemanja Matic for special praise after Manchester United eased to a 4-0 win against West Ham on Sunday. The Red Devils started the new Premier League campaign with the chance to move ahead of title rivals Chelsea and Liverpool after the pair dropped points on Saturday. Ma...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 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 twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 10:00 AM
Antonio Conte wants to bring at least three more new players into his Chelsea team before the close of the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Conte wants to sign a midfielder, a wing-back and a forward before the end of the mon...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 9:30 AM
Chelsea are set to launch a second bid to try and sign Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City in the coming days, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the west London side are ready to make another attempt to lure the 27-year-old midfielder to Stamford Br...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 8:45 AM
Danny Rose wants to move to Chelsea or Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to Kaveh Solhekol. The Tottenham Hotspur defender has been linked with a potential move to the Premier League champions over the past week as Antonio Conte looks to improve his wing-back options. Man...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 8:30 AM
Pat Nevin believes Jose Mourinho is building his Manchester United team in the likeness of some of the manager’s great Chelsea title-winning sides. The Red Devils appointed Mourinho as their new manager last summer after Louis van Gaal led Manchester United to a fifth-place finish in the Premier...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 7:30 AM
Antonio Conte has refused to put a date on when Eden Hazard could return to action for Chelsea. The Belgium international missed the start of the season due to an ankle injury as he continues his recovery from surgery. Hazard went under the knife back at the start of the summer after suffering an...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 7:00 AM
Rio Ferdinand is tipping Chelsea to finish in third place in the Premier League table this season. The Blues are looking to retain their Premier League title this season after their impressive triumph in Antonio Conte’s first campaign at the club last term. Chelsea were in impressive form last se...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 6:35 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that he has been delighted by Michy Batshuayi’s commitment and work-rate at Chelsea in pre-season. The Belgian striker will be hoping to force his way into the Chelsea team for this season after struggling to hold down a regular spot in the first team last term. Indeed,...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 5:55 AM
Paul Ince has rubbished claims that Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United has handed the title to their rivals. The Premier League champions made the decision to sell the Serbia international to the Red Devils in a £40m deal last week. Matic was a key member of the Chelsea...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 5:30 AM
Alan Shearer believes Chelsea manager Antonio Conte needs to make two more additions before the close of the summer transfer window. The Premier League champions have signed four players this summer but the west London side are still looking lightweight ahead of a return to the Champions League....
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 4:40 AM
Antonio Conte has warned his Chelsea players that they are going to face a serious challenge in trying to win the Premier League title again this season. The Blues were the Premier League’s top performing team last term as they lifted the trophy after winning a record 30 games on their way to the...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 13 12:15 AM
Danny Drinkwater is interested in a transfer to Chelsea this summer but the Blues are yet to return with a new bid for the Leicester City midfielder, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the 27-year-old midfielder is keen on a move to Stamford Bridge th...