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Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 11:30 PM
Frank Lampard believes that Cesc Fabregas is thriving in a midfield role for Chelsea alongside N’Golo Kante. The Spanish midfielder has been in fine form for the west London side this season and continued his strong displays during the 4-0 win over Qarabag in midweek as he scored a penalty in the...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 10:15 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 9:46 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has taken to social media to praise N’Golo Kante for his performance after Chelsea warmed up for their Premier League clash with Liverpool with a 4-0 win against Qarabag in the Champions League. Kante played 75 minutes of the group stage clash in Baku as Antonio Conte’s men secur...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 8:15 AM
Paul Merson is tipping Liverpool to secure a 1-1 draw with defending champions Chelsea at Anfield on Saturday evening. The Reds squandered a 3-0 half-time lead to draw 3-3 with La Liga giants Sevilla in their penultimate Champions League group stage in Spain on Tuesday night. Liverpool have won t...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 7:30 AM
Steven Gerrard was hugely impressed by Eden Hazard’s performance for Chelsea in the Blues’ 4-0 victory over Qarabag in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Belgian playmaker was in fine form for the Blues as he helped to inspire the west London side through to the last 16 of Europe’s elit...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 7:00 AM
Frank Lampard wants to see Chelsea bring in a new striker in the January transfer window. The Blues are likely to be linked with a host of players in the coming weeks as the mid-season window approaches and offers Antonio Conte a chance to bolster his squad. Alvaro Morata has been in good form up...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 6:35 AM
Eden Hazard lavished praise on Willian after the pair combined brilliantly for Chelsea in the 4-0 victory over Qarabag in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Willian was restored to the starting line-up for Antonio Conte’s side and the Brazilian was in fine form throughout as he scored twice...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 6:15 AM
Michael Owen believes Liverpool will beat defending Premier League champions Chelsea on Saturday evening despite their mid-week collapse. The Reds were winning 3-0 at Sevilla in their penultimate Champions League group-stage fixture following a dominant first-half performance in Spain. However, A...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 6:00 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that he starting thinking about Chelsea’s game plan for Saturday’s clash against Liverpool on the flight back from Azerbaijan. The Premier League title holders were 4-0 winners against Qarabag in their penultimate group-stage game to book their place in the Champions Le...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 5:40 AM
Gus Poyet is backing Eden Hazard to fire Chelsea to victory over Liverpool FC in their Premier League clash at Anfield on Saturday evening. The defending Premier League champions will make the trip to Merseyside in search of a fifth successive top-flight win following last weekend’s 4-0 win at We...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 5:17 AM
Rio Ferdinand has revealed that he is a huge admirer of Cesc Fabregas at Chelsea – but warned the midfielder he won’t get much time on the ball at Liverpool on Saturday. The 30-year-old midfielder has been in top form for Antonio Conte’s side in recent weeks and he again produced a sparkling disp...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 5:10 AM
Gus Poyet is tipping Eden Hazard to score first in Chelsea’s clash against Liverpool FC at Anfield on Saturday evening. The Belgium international has been in scintillating form in recent weeks thanks to a return of three goals in his last two games. Hazard scored twice in Chelsea’s 4-0 win agains...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 5:00 AM
Roy Keane doesn’t believe Liverpool FC have the necessary quality to beat Chelsea at Anfield on Saturday evening. The Reds will be looking to record a fourth successive Premier League win following emphatic victories over Huddersfield Town, West Ham United and Southampton. Liverpool produced a se...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 4:30 AM
Eden Hazard has insisted that he is “happy” at Chelsea but has refused to rule out a transfer to Real Madrid in the future. The Belgian playmaker has earned a reputation as one of European football’s finest attacking talents since arriving at Chelsea from French side Lille back in 2012. Hazard wa...
Sport Review - Fri Nov 24 12:15 AM
Rio Ferdinand has admitted that he is a huge admirer of Willian at Chelsea. The Brazilian attacker was in fine form on Wednesday night as he scored twice to help fire the Blues to a 4-0 victory over 10-man Qarabag to help the west London side book their place in the last 16 of the … The post Ri...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 11:30 PM
Eden Hazard has warned Liverpool FC that Chelsea will be ready to fire on all cylinders when they take on the Reds at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday. The Blues booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday night when they secured an impressive 4-0 victory over...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 10:00 AM
Michael Owen has warned Jurgen Klopp that Liverpool can’t afford to fall any further off the pace ahead of the visit of Chelsea on Saturday. The Reds have been in impressive form over the past month or so following victories over Huddersfield Town, West Ham United and Southampton. For all the con...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 9:45 AM
Antonio Conte has lavished praise on Andreas Christensen following his recent good form for Chelsea. The Danish defender has been holding down a regular starting spot in the first team at Stamford Bridge in recent weeks and has been in impressive form for the west London side. Christensen has sta...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 9:30 AM
Rio Ferdinand has warned Jurgen Klopp that he must quickly pick up his Liverpool FC players as they prepare to take on Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday. The Reds suffered the disappointment of squandering a 3-0 half-time lead to draw 3-3 with Sevilla in the Champions League on Tuesday ni...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 8:15 AM
Cesc Fabregas is in unbelievable form for Chelsea ahead of Saturday’s trip to Liverpool, Ian Wright says. The Spanish midfielder made two assists in the west London side’s 4-0 win against West Brom at The Hawthorns in the Premier League last weekend. The 30-year-old has scored one goal and has ma...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 6:40 AM
Alvaro Morata and Pedro Rodriguez both looked to be in good spirits as they posed for a picture in the dressing room after helping Chelsea seal a 4-0 win over Qarabag in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Blues were in good form in Azerbaijan as Antonio Conte’s men booked their place in...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 6:25 AM
Michael Owen has warned Chelsea that Liverpool FC will be the fresher team when the Reds host the Blues at Anfield on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s men head into the game fresh from having squandered a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 with Sevilla in the Champions League in Spain on Tuesday night. Chelsea,...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 6:11 AM
Jurgen Klopp insists his Liverpool team have a “fantastic mentality” despite them having squandered a 3-0 lead to draw with Sevilla on Tuesday night. The Reds appeared to have steadied the ship following four successive victories in the Champions League and the Premier League over the past month...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 6:10 AM
Ian Wright is backing Chelsea to beat Liverpool FC in their Premier League clash at Anfield on Saturday evening. The Reds endured a turbulent 90 minutes in Spain on Tuesday night after Liverpool squandered a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 with Sevilla. Liverpool eased into a commanding position thanks to R...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 5:30 AM
Ian Wright has warned Jurgen Klopp that Liverpool FC can’t afford to give Cesc Fabregas space when Chelsea make the trip to Anfield on Saturday evening. The Reds will be looking to bounce back from a disappointing 3-3 draw with Spanish outfit Sevilla in the Champions League on Tuesday night after...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 5:10 AM
Steven Gerrard has played down Chelsea’s chances of winning the Champions League this season. The defending Premier League champions booked their place in the last 16 of Europe’s top competition with a 4-0 win over Qarabag in Azerbaijan on Wednesday night. Chelsea eased to commanding win thanks t...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 4:50 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has claimed that it would be considered as a “failure” for Chelsea not to win the Champions League this season. The French midfielder has been settling into life at Stamford Bridge since signing for the Blues from Monaco in the summer transfer window. Bakayoko has been holding do...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 4:30 AM
Rio Ferdinand has warned Jurgen Klopp that he must quickly address the defensive issues in his Liverpool FC team ahead of their crunch clash with Chelsea at Anfield on Saturday. The Reds let a three-goal lead slip after having led 3-0 at half-time in Spain against Sevilla in the Champions League...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 12:45 AM
Frank Lampard heaped praise on Pedro and Willian for impressive performances in Chelsea’s 4-0 win at Qarabag to secure their place in the Champions League round of 16. Willian has struggled to secure first-team football since Antonio Conte’s appointment as manager in 2016 and was largely used as...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 12:06 AM
Thibaut Courtois has revealed that there are “no developments” about his future at Chelsea as the speculation about his situation continues. The Belgian shot-stopper has developed into one of the Premier League’s finest goalkeepers during his time at Stamford Bridge and is widely regarded as one...
Sport Review - Thu Nov 23 12:00 AM
Antonio Conte has pointed to the fact that Liverpool FC will have an extra day to recover from their Champions League exploits ahead of their crunch Premier League clash with Chelsea on Saturday. The west London side record a 4-0 win against Qarabag on Wednesday night following the long journey t...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 11:15 PM
Eden Hazard heaped praise on his Chelsea team-mates following their 4-0 win against Qarabag in the Champions League on Wednesday evening. The Belgium international broke the deadlock from the penalty spot in the 21st minute to settle Chelsea’s nerves after the Azerbaijan outfit hit the woodwork i...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 7:01 PM
Rio Ferdinand singled out Eden Hazard for special praise for his fine display in Chelsea’s 4-0 victory over 10-man Qarabag in the Champions League on Wednesday night. The Belgian playmaker was in superb form for the west London side and it was his pass which set Willian through on goal before the...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 6:49 PM
Steven Gerrard praised Chelsea for producing a professional performance as they beat 10-man Qarabag in style to book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League. The Blues took the lead when Eden Hazard first home his penalty in the 21st minute. And Antonio Conte’s men made it 2-0 shortly...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 10:15 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 7:15 AM
Jurgen Klopp is hopeful that Joel Matip will be fit for Liverpool FC’s Premier League showdown with Chelsea at Anfield on Saturday. The defender missed the 3-0 victory over Southampton in the Premier League at Anfield on Saturday with a thigh injury and did not travel to Spain for the Champions L...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 6:45 AM
Willian has admitted his frustration at his lack of game-time at Chelsea this season under Antonio Conte. The Brazilian won plenty of praise as the Blues’ only consistent performer in an otherwise disappointing season for the west London club in 2015-16, as Chelsea finished 10th in the Premier Le...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 6:10 AM
Michael Owen is backing Chelsea to be leading at half-time and full-time in their crucial Champions League clash at Qarabag. The defending Premier League champions suffered a chastening 3-0 loss to Serie A giants AS Roma in their last European outing. Chelsea have been in impressive Premier Leagu...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 5:40 AM
Charlie Nicholas is tipping Willian to fire Chelsea to a 2-0 win at Qarabag on Wednesday night. The defending Premier League champions are looking to secure their spot in the Champions League round of 16 with three points against the Azerbaijan outfit in Baku. Chelsea lost 3-0 to Serie A giants A...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 5:20 AM
Chelsea have an exciting strike partnership on their hands after Eden Hazard and Alvaro Morata impressed in a 4-0 win at West Brom, according to Garth Crooks. The defending Premier League champions eased to an emphatic 4-0 victory over West Brom at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon to continue...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 5:00 AM
Eden Hazard is in his best form in a Chelsea shirt, according to Garth Crooks. The Belgium international missed the start to the 2017-18 season following a ankle break on national duty in May. Hazard scored his first Premier League goal of the campaign in a 1-0 win against Bournemouth at the Vita...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 4:50 AM
Cesc Fabregas and Pedro were all smiles as Chelsea jetted off to Azerbaijan ahead of their crunch Champions League showdown with Qarabag on Wednesday night. Chelsea head into the game knowing that a victory would secure their place in the last 16 of Europe’s elite club competition. The Blues have...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 4:30 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko posed for a picture with Eden Hazard and gave the thumbs up as the Chelsea squad prepare for their Champions League clash against Qarabag on Wednesday night. The Blues head into the game looking to try and book their place in the last 16 of Europe’s elite club competition, and kn...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 12:45 AM
Rio Ferdinand believes Nemanja Matic’s addition to the Manchester United team has helped to releive Paul Pogba of his defensive duties. The Serbia international completed a controversial £40m move to the Red Devils from defending Premier League champions Chelsea on deadline day. Pogba was critici...
Sport Review - Wed Nov 22 12:30 AM
Jamie Redknapp has told Chelsea that Kevin De Bruyne has established himself as the best player in the Premier League since leaving the west London club. De Bruyne left Chelsea to sign for Wolfsburg on a permanent transfer back in January 2014 after the Belgian was deemed to be surplus to require...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 11:45 PM
Nemanja Matic has been missing Paul Pogba on the pitch for Manchester United during the midfielder’s injury lay-off. The French midfielder has been out of action for two months with a hamstring problem but made his return to the first team for the Red Devils in the 4-1 win over Newcastle United o...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 9:45 AM
Alvaro Morata looked to be in good spirits as he visited Winter Wonderland in London with his wife Alice Campello after helping to inspire Chelsea to a 4-0 win over West Brom on Saturday. Morata has been in fine form for the west London side since joining the Blues from Real Madrid in the summer...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 7:45 AM
Gary Cahill has warned Manchester City that Chelsea are out to catch them in the race for the Premier League title. The Citizens have been by far the Premier League’s top performing side this season, with Pep Guardiola’s men having only dropped two points in 12 games in the top flight so far this...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 7:15 AM
Antonio Conte has warned his Chelsea team not to underestimate Qarabag ahead of their Champions League clash on Wednesday night. The Blues head into the game knowing that a victory against Qarabag would book their place in the last 16 of Europe’s elite club competition. Chelsea were convincing 6-...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 6:35 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he has been thrilled by Eden Hazard’s recent good form for Chelsea. The Belgian playmaker was named as the man of the match as the Blues recorded an impressive 4-0 victory over West Brom in the Premier League at The Hawthorns on Saturday. Hazard scored twice to hel...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 4:30 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko has taken to social media to reveal his delight at seeing Victor Moses closing in on a return to action for Chelsea. The Nigeria international has been out of action since suffering a hamstring injury during the 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park earlier in the season. H...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 21 12:30 AM
Antonio Conte has singled out Cesc Fabregas for special praise following his recent good form for Chelsea. The 30-year-old midfielder has been a much more regular fixture in the first team for the Blues this season and has started 10 of Chelsea’s 12 games in the Premier League so far. Fabregas co...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 9:45 AM
Alvaro Morata enjoyed some downtime with his wife Alice Campello on Sunday afternoon as the Chelsea striker celebrated the Blues’ solid win at West Brom on Saturday. The Spanish striker opened the scoring with his eighth Premier League goal of the season on Saturday to set the west London side on...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 7:45 AM
Eden Hazard singled out Marcos Alonso, Davide Zappacosta and Cesc Fabregas for special praise after their sparkling displays for Chelsea in the 4-0 win at West Brom on Saturday. Hazard was named as the man of the match as he scored twice to help fire Antonio Conte’s men to a solid Premier League...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 6:45 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that Chelsea face a huge task in trying to catch Manchester City in the race for the Premier League title. The Citizens have established themselves as the team to beat in the top flight this season after an incredible start to the campaign under Pep Guardiola. Indeed, M...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 6:25 AM
Antonio Conte has warned Eden Hazard that he will have to continue to work hard as he bids to help fire Chelsea up the Premier League table. The Belgium international was in fine form for the west London side on Saturday as he scored twice and was named as the man of the match in … The post Ant...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 4:50 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko singled out Eden Hazard for special praise after his sparkling display in Chelsea’s 4-0 victory over West Brom at The Hawthorns on Saturday evening. The Belgian international was in sublime form for the Blues as he scored twice and was named as the man of the match in the thumpin...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 4:30 AM
Alvaro Morata enjoyed a meal out with his wife in London on Saturday night after helping to fire Chelsea to a thumping 4-0 victory over West Brom. The Spanish striker continued his fine start to the new season as he netted the opening goal in the comfortable victory at The Hawthorns. Morata found...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 20 12:15 AM
Antonio Conte has revealed that Victor Moses is finally on the brink of making his return to action for Chelsea. The Nigerian has been out of action after suffering a hamstring injury in the defeat by Crystal Palace earlier this season but is now closing in on a comeback for the Blues. Moses has...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 11:45 PM
Antonio Conte lavished praise on Eden Hazard following his man of the match performance in Chelsea’s 4-0 win over West Brom in the Premier League on Saturday. The Belgian playmaker was in fine form for the west London side as he scored twice to help Conte’s men wrap up a thumping victory at The H...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 7:15 PM
Marcos Alonso was in recovery mode on Sunday after he helped to fire Chelsea to a 4-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday. The Spanish defender scored for the Blues to add to Eden Hazard’s two goals and Alvaro Morata’s opener to hand Chelsea all three points agains...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 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 every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 9:30 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he has been impressed by Andreas Christensen’s “maturity” at Chelsea this season. The Danish defender was thrown straight into the starting line-up for the Blues when they took on Manchester United before the international break, and he impressed as the west London...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 8:15 AM
Willian has admitted Chelsea are finding it tough to defend their title because every team wants to beat the Premier League champions. The Blues won their second title in three seasons but first under Antonio Conte last term after finishing seven points clear of their closest rivals Tottenham Hot...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 7:45 AM
Danny Murphy has told Alvaro Morata that he must prove he has what it takes to cut it week in, week out in the Premier League for Chelsea. The Spanish forward has made a solid start to life at Chelsea following his big-money transfer to the west London club from Real Madrid back in July. … The...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 6:35 AM
Chelsea will send scouts to watch Milan Skriniar and Antonio Candreva in action for Inter Milan against Atalanta on Sunday, according to reports in Italy. Italian website Fcinternews.it is reporting that Antonio Conte is considering transfer moves for the pair as the January window edges ever nea...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 6:00 AM
Alvaro Morata is keen for Chelsea to sign Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Don Balon, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that the Spain international wants the defending Premier League champions to sign his compatriot. The same...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 19 4:40 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he was not at all happy about the “misunderstanding” surrounding Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater’s involvement with England during the recent international break. England boss Gareth Southgate claimed that Drinkwater rejected the call-up to the national team fo...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 5:11 PM
Eden Hazard helped to fire Chelsea to a 4-0 thrashing of West Brom on Saturday – and then warned Manchester City that the Blues are out to get them in the race for the Premier League title. The Belgian playmaker was in superb form for Antonio Conte’s men as the west London side ran riot … The p...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 4:55 PM
Gary Lineker lavished praise on Alvaro Morata and Eden Hazard as Chelsea underlined their title credentials with a thumping 4-0 win at West Bromwich Albion. The west London side headed into the game full of confidence after their 1-0 victory over Manchester United before the international break....
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 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 every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 9:45 AM
Antonio Conte is convinced that Chelsea still have what it takes to try and catch Manchester City in the race for the Premier League title. The Blues have made something of a stuttering start to the new campaign in the Premier League and already find themselves nine points behind leaders Manchest...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 7:30 AM
Michy Batshuayi and Eden Hazard both looked to be in high spirits at Chelsea’s Cobham training ground after the international break. The pair had both been on international duty with Belgium in recent days but will now firmly switch their focus back to Premier League affairs and the lead-up to th...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 7:00 AM
Manchester United could make a sensational bid to sign David Luiz from Chelsea in the January transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is reporting that Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is “closely monitoring” Luiz’s situation at Stamford Bridge and tha...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 6:10 AM
Paul Ince is backing Chelsea to come out on top at West Brom on Saturday. The defending Premier League champions were 1-0 winners against title rivals Manchester United in their last fixture before the international break after Alvaro Morata’s 55th-minute winner. Chelsea will return to the ground...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 5:10 AM
Antonio Conte has confirmed that David Luiz is set to return to his squad for Chelsea’s trip to West Brom on Saturday. The Brazilian defender was a surprising omission for Chelsea’s last Premier League game as he was forced to sit in the stands for the visit of bitter rivals Manchester United. Tw...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 4:30 AM
Paul Merson is tipping Chelsea to claim a 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. The Blues head into the game looking to build on their impressive 1-0 victory over Manchester United before the international break as Antonio Conte’s men got their title b...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 12:15 AM
Mark Lawrenson is tipping Manchester United to bounce back from their defeat by Chelsea by beating Newcastle United 2-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. The Red Devils head into the game on the back of the disappointment of their 1-0 defeat by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge before the internati...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 18 12:00 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Chelsea to continue their recent upturn in form by beating West Bromwich Albion 2-0 at The Hawthorns on Saturday. The Blues head into the game fresh from their impressive 1-0 victory over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge before the international break as Antonio Cont...