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Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 11:45 PM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Chelsea to return to winning ways in the Premier League with a comfortable 2-0 win over Swansea City on Wednesday night. The Blues head into the game looking to claim victory after they had to settle for a point from their 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC at Anfield on Saturda...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 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 - Tue Nov 28 9:30 AM
Thibaut Courtois has admitted that Chelsea have it all to do in the race to try and defend their Premier League title this season. The Blues fell 11 points behind leaders Manchester City this weekend after their 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC at Anfield on Saturday afternoon. Chelsea are aiming to tr...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 9:15 AM
Rio Ferdinand insists he is still unsure where Chelsea signing Tiemoue Bakayoko’s best position is in Antonio Conte’s team. The Blues signed the French defensive midfielder in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco in the summer transfer window. Bakayoko’s arrival freed up Serbia internatio...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 9:00 AM
Paul Merson is backing Chelsea to secure a resounding 4-0 win over Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. The defending Premier League champions saw their four-game winning run come to an end at Anfield on Saturday evening following a 1-1 stalemate with Liverpool. Chelsea had beaten...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 8:15 AM
Frank Lampard has talked up Sadio Mane’s importance to Liverpool FC following Saturday’s 1-1 draw with defending champions Chelsea at Anfield. Liverpool FC boss Jurgen Klopp made the controversial decision to start Mane on the bench for the visit of the Premier League title holders. Summer signin...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 7:45 AM
Frank Lampard believes that Alvaro Morata has already struck up a strong understanding with Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard at Stamford Bridge. Morata has been making a strong start to life at Chelsea since signing for the Blues from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. The 25-year-old has be...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 7:15 AM
Antonio Conte has warned Eden Hazard that he will need to continue to step his game up for Chelsea in the coming weeks and months. The Belgian playmaker has been earning plenty of praise in recent weeks following his recent good form for the west London side. The 26-year-old seems to have regaine...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 6:50 AM
Frank Lampard has admitted that he has been hugely impressed by Cesc Fabregas’ form for Chelsea this season and credited the midfielder with changing the game when he came on during the 1-1 draw at Liverpool FC on Saturday. The 30-year-old midfielder struggled to hold down a regular spot in the f...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 6:45 AM
Antonio Conte has hinted that he will ask for the Chelsea board to make a number of signings in the January transfer window to give his side renewed hope of catching Manchester City in the Premier League title race. The Citizens have been by far and away the most consistent team in the Premier Le...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 6:35 AM
Gary Neville believes that Manchester United are the only team capable of catching Manchester City in the Premier League title race this season and says that Chelsea don’t look “right”. Manchester City kept up their fine form in the Premier League on Sunday when the came from behind to beat Hudde...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 6:15 AM
Frank Lampard doesn’t believe Chelsea deserve criticism for selling Mohamed Salah despite the African’s impressive start to his Liverpool FC career. The Egypt international moved to Chelsea in an £11m deal from Swiss side Basel in 2014 but Salah struggled to make an impact at Stamford Bridge desp...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 5:30 AM
Steven Gerrard has hailed Cesc Fabregas’ impact in Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday evening. The Spanish midfielder struggled to secure a place in the Chelsea team throughout the 2016-17 campaign before he played a crucial role in the second half of the season to help Anto...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 4:50 AM
Thibaut Courtois has lavished praise on Eden Hazard following his strong performance for Chelsea against Liverpool FC on Saturday. Hazard earned plenty of praise for his performance for the west London club, especially in the first half against the Reds. Chelsea ended up having to come from a goa...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 4:30 AM
Tiemoue Bakayoko jetted back to Monaco to see his former team in action on Sunday evening after Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC on Saturday afternoon. The former Monaco midfielder played for 77 minutes at Anfield as the Blues battled back from a goal down in the second half to claim a point...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 12:45 AM
Craig Bellamy believes Paul Pogba wouldn’t be such a creative force in the Manchester United team without Nemanja Matic. Pogba completed a then world-record £89m move to Manchester United from Serie A giants Juventus last summer following Jose Mourinho’s appointment. The 25-year-old struggled to...
Sport Review - Tue Nov 28 12:15 AM
Frank Lampard has heaped praise on Eden Hazard for the way he has quickly been able to strike up an understanding with Alvaro Morata at Chelsea. Morata is currently getting used to life at Stamford Bridge after having signed for the Blues from Real Madrid in the summer transfer window. The Spanis...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 11:30 PM
Rio Ferdinand has singled out Antonio Conte for special praise following his solid substitutions in Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC on Saturday. After a goalless first half at Anfield, Liverpool FC took the lead in the 65th minute when former Chelsea star Mohamed Salah poked home from close...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 11:02 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 every morning in the lead-...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 9:45 AM
Steven Gerrard lavished yet more praise on Mohamed Salah after his sparkling performance for Liverpool FC in the 1-1 draw with Chelsea on Saturday. The Egypt international has hit the ground running at Anfield since his move to the club from Roma in the summer transfer window and his continued hi...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 9:30 AM
N’Golo Kante has warned his Chelsea team-mates that they will have to return to winning ways when they host Swansea City in the Premier League on Wednesday night. Kante played the full 90 minutes as Chelsea came from behind to seal a 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC at Anfield on Saturday night. Willia...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 8:45 AM
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard thinks Eden Hazard has improved on last season’s title-winning form so far in this campaign. Lampard is Chelsea’s record goalscorer and played alongside Hazard, so is well positioned to judge on the Belgian’s progress. Hazard was instrumental in Chelsea’s title winnin...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 8:15 AM
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard spoke highly of Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge before the two teams did battle in the Premier League. Lampard, speaking to BT Sport before the 1-1 draw at Anfield, said of Sturridge: “He’s a fantastic talent, we all know that.” “He can score goals, he can turn in...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 7:30 AM
Frank Lampard believes that Eden Hazard is simply focused on playing good football for Chelsea following his strong form for the Blues this season. The 26-year-old Belgium international was once again impressive as Chelsea came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw against Liverpool FC at Anfield on Sat...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 7:15 AM
Frank Lampard has admitted that Mohamed Salah was once again in top form for Liverpool FC in their clash with Chelsea on Saturday. The Egypt international has made a flying start to his career at Stamford Bridge after having signed for the west London club from Roma in the summer transfer window....
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 7:00 AM
Frank Lampard has warned Tiemoue Bakayoko that he will have to step his game up for Chelsea in the coming weeks and months after his uninspiring performance against Liverpool FC. The French midfielder signed for Chelsea from Monaco in the summer transfer window and has been a regular fixture in t...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 6:35 AM
Antonio Conte has hinted that he may be ready to start deploying Eden Hazard in a more central striking role for Chelsea on a regular basis. The Belgian playmaker has been in fine form for the west London side so far this season and he again caught the eye during the 1-1 draw with Liverpool … T...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 6:15 AM
Jamie Carragher has claimed that Eden Hazard’s performances for Chelsea have gone under the radar so far this season. The Belgium international missed the start of the 2017-18 season after he broke his ankle in May on national team duty. Hazard scored 16 goals to help Chelsea win their first Prem...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 5:25 AM
Steven Gerrard has criticised Tiemoue Bakayoko for his “passive” and “laboured” performance for Chelsea at Liverpool FC on Saturday evening. The French midfielder seemed to struggle to get into the game at Anfield as he was deployed alongside both Danny Drinkwater and N’Golo Kante. Bakayoko laste...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 4:50 AM
Chelsea are ready to make a move to sign Jack Butland as the speculation about Thibaut Courtois’ situation at Stamford Bridge continues, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the west London side are ready to make a move to sign the 24-year-old goalkeeper fro...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 4:30 AM
Frank Lampard admits that Chelsea still have lots of work to do to get themselves back into the title race after their 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC on Saturday. The Blues fought back from a goal down to earn a point against the Merseyside outfit when Willian’s shot beat Simon Mignolet to cancel out...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 12:45 AM
Alvaro Morata can’t match Diego Costa’s impact during tight moments in Chelsea’s games, Mark Lawrenson has claimed. The Spain international scored 20 times in Chelsea’s title success in the 2016-17 season to help Antonio Conte to win the Premier League last term. Costa was also part of Jose Mouri...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 12:30 AM
Steven Gerrard claimed that Liverpool FC fans should be proud of their players after the Reds were pegged back by Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday. After a goalless first half at Anfield, Liverpool FC took the lead in the 65th minute when Mohamed Salah latched onto Alex Oxlade-Chamberlai...
Sport Review - Mon Nov 27 12:15 AM
Antonio Conte played down the significance of his decision to drop Cesc Fabregas in favour of Danny Drinkwater for Chelsea’s clash with Liverpool FC on Saturday. The Italian manager opted to play summer signing Drinkwater from the start along with Tiemoue Bakayoko and N’Golo Kante in midfield for...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 11:30 PM
Frank Lampard claimed that Eden Hazard was the best player on the pitch in the first half of Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC on Saturday. The Belgian playmaker was in superb form throughout at Anfield as he helped Antonio Conte’s men earn a point against the Reds. Liverpool FC took the lead...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 10:45 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-...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 9:45 AM
Lauren believes that Mohamed Salah could eclipse Didier Drogba as the best African footballer in the Premier League – although he admits it will be difficult. The Egypt international has made a brilliant start to life at Liverpool FC since signing for the Reds from Roma in the summer transfer win...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 9:15 AM
Craig Bellamy has warned Chelsea’s title rivals that Eden Hazard is up and running for the 2017-18 season. The Belgium international made a slow start to the current campaign after he missed the opening weeks due to his rehabilitation from an ankle problem. However, Hazard scored his first Premie...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 8:45 AM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is pleased with the form of playmaker Cesc Fabregas, after he admitted he wanted more from the Spaniard last season. Fabregas flitted in and out of the Chelsea side that won the Premier League title last season, with Conte opting for more solidity with N’Golo Kante a...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 8:15 AM
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been impressed by Liverpool star Mohamed Salah’s start to life at Anfield. Salah has been one of the stars of the season so far for the Reds and was top scorer in the Premier League before this weekend. Nine goals from the Egyptian represents a fantastic return f...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 8:06 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he has been very impressed by the way Mohamed Salah has adapted to life at Liverpool FC. The Egypt international has been one of the Premier League’s top attacking players this season following his transfer to Anfield from Roma in the summer. Salah has hit the grou...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 7:30 AM
Antonio Conte admits that he has been thrilled by Alvaro Morata’s strong start to life at Chelsea. The Chelsea striker has been getting used to life at the west London club since signing for the Blues from Real Madrid back in July. Morata has made a strong start to life at Stamford Bridge since s...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 7:00 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he is concerned that Thibaut Courtois could run down his contract at Chelsea and leave the club on a free transfer. The Belgian shot-stopper has established himself as one of the world’s top goalkeepers at Chelsea in recent years since returning from his loan spell...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 6:35 AM
Frank Lampard admits that Chelsea struggle to produce consistent form when Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante are not available. The Blues are looking to get themselves back into the Premier League title race this season after having suffered something of a dip in the last few weeks. Chelsea have since...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 6:05 AM
Dietmar Hamann hailed Mohamed Salah’s impact at Liverpool FC after Mohamed Salah scored his 10th Premier League goal of the season in a 1-1 draw with Chelsea. The African forward retained his spot in Jurgen Klopp’s starting line-up after the Merseyside outfit squandered a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 wit...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 5:55 AM
Graeme Le Saux heaped praise on Chelsea signing Danny Drinkwater following his solid performance in a 1-1 draw at Liverpool FC on Saturday evening. Blues manager Antonio Conte made the controversial decision to start Drinkwater ahead of Cesc Fabregas for the trip to Anfield as the defending champ...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 4:50 AM
Frank Lampard has admitted that things are looking relatively positive for Chelsea this season, although they are facing more obstacles than last term. The Blues won the Premier League title in style last season in Antonio Conte’s first campaign at the club as they were by far and away the top te...
Sport Review - Sun Nov 26 12:15 AM
Jamie Carragher believes that Eden Hazard has proved himself as the best number 10 in England following his recent good form for Chelsea. The Belgian playmaker has been gradually working his way back to top form for the west London side after having missed the first few games of the season with a...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 11:45 PM
Paul Merson has lavished praise on Cesc Fabregas following his top form for Chelsea in recent weeks. The Spanish midfielder helped Antonio Conte’s men to win the Premier League title under the Italian manager last season but did not start as many games as he would have wanted. However, since Cont...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 7:55 PM
Frank Lampard heaped praise on Willian after the Brazilian attacker came off the bench to inspire Chelsea to salvage a 1-1 draw against Liverpool FC on Saturday. After a goalless first half at Anfield, it was Liverpool who took the lead in the 65th minute when the in-form Mohamed Salah slotted hi...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 7:30 PM
Frank Lampard described Willian’s equaliser as a piece of magic to rescue a 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC at Anfield on Saturday evening. The defending Premier League champions travelled to Anfield looking to extend their winning run to six games in all competitions following an impressive October f...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 7:29 PM
Rio Ferdinand criticised Tiemoue Bakayoko for his below-par performance for Chelsea as the Blues sealed a 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday. The French midfielder signed for the Blues from Monaco in the summer transfer window and has been a regular fixture in...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 7:22 PM
Graeme Le Saux praised Mohamed Salah for a “lovely” goal after the Liverpool FC signing scored in a 1-1 draw with his former club Chelsea at Anfield on Saturday evening. Jurgen Klopp made wholesale changes for the visit of the Premier League champions after Liverpool FC squandered a 3-0 lead to d...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 7:20 PM
Gary Lineker took to social media to give his take on proceedings as Liverpool FC’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea in the Premier League clash at Anfield on Saturday night. After a goalless first half at Anfield, it was the in-form Mohamed Salah who put the home side ahead when he latched onto Alex Oxlade...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 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 - Sat Nov 25 10:00 AM
Eden Hazard has revealed that he feels in peak fitness ahead of Chelsea’s long trip to Liverpool FC in the Premier League on Saturday evening. The Belgium international scored 16 times in Chelsea’s title-winning campaign under Antonio Conte before he suffered a serious ankle problem on national t...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 9:00 AM
Frank Lampard believes Jurgen Klopp could start Liverpool defender Alberto Moreno for the visit of Chelsea on Saturday evening. The Spanish defender endured a miserable return to his former club Sevilla on Tuesday night as he made two mistakes to allow the La Liga side come from 3-0 down to rescu...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 8:45 AM
Eden Hazard has warned Liverpool FC that Chelsea will be fully recovered for their clash at Anfield on Saturday evening. The defending Premier League champions were 4-0 winners against Azerbaijan outfit Qarabag in Baku on Wednesday evening thanks to goals from Hazard, Cesc Fabregas and Willian. T...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 8:28 AM
Steven Gerrard admits he is struggling to pick a winner from Liverpool FC’s home clash against Chelsea at Anfield on Saturday evening. The Merseyside outfit will be hoping to recover from a 3-3 draw with La Liga outfit Sevilla in Spain on Tuesday night after Liverpool FC squandered a 3-0 half-tim...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 7:45 AM
Victor Moses is back in full training for Chelsea ahead of their crunch clash against Liverpool FC in the Premier League on Saturday evening. The Nigeria international has been out of action for a number of weeks after suffering a hamstring injury during the 2-1 defeat by Crystal Palace earlier i...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 7:15 AM
Eden Hazard has admitted that he is a huge fan of Mohamed Salah and admits that the Liverpool FC star never got the chance to prove himself at Chelsea. The Egypt international has been in superb form for the Reds this season since signing for Jurgen Klopp’s men from Roma in the summer transfer wi...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 6:45 AM
Rio Ferdinand has singled out Eden Hazard as the main man for Chelsea ahead of Saturday’s crunch clash at Anfield against Liverpool FC in the Premier League. The Belgian playmaker has been in fine form for the west London side in recent weeks and he helped to fire the Blues to a 4-0 win over … ...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 6:25 AM
Gus Poyet is tipping Mohamed Salah to score for Liverpool FC in their clash with Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday evening. The Reds head into the game three points behind the Blues and knowing that victory over the west London side would move them level on points with Antonio Conte’s men...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 6:10 AM
Rio Ferdinand believes Chelsea miss David Luiz’s passing ability in Antonio Conte’s defence ahead of their trip to Liverpool on Saturday evening. The Brazilian defender was controversially omitted from Conte’s starting line-up for Chelsea’s 1-0 win against title rivals Manchester United at Stamfo...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 5:50 AM
Steven Gerrard has admitted that there is no weakness in Eden Hazard’s game ahead of Chelsea’s trip to Liverpool on Saturday evening. The Belgium international started the season on the sidelines after the forward broke his ankle during national team duty at the end of the 2016-17 season. Hazard...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 5:30 AM
Philippe Coutinho has talked up Roberto Firmino’s influence on the Liverpool FC team ahead of their home clash against Chelsea at Anfield on Saturday evening. The Brazilian forward ended his mini goal drought with two goals either side of Sadio Mane in the first half of Liverpool’s 3-3 draw with...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 5:10 AM
Eden Hazard says he is excited to face his former Chelsea team-mate Mohamed Salah when the defending champions take on Liverpool FC at Anfield on Saturday evening. The Egypt international moved to Liverpool FC in a £39m deal from AS Roma in the summer transfer window to help address the lack of p...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 5:00 AM
Nemanja Matic has more influence on the Manchester United team than Paul Pogba, according to Johnny Giles. The Red Devils signed Matic in a surprise £40m deal from defending Premier League champions Chelsea back in August despite the Serbia international’s continued importance to Antonio Conte’s...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 4:55 AM
Alvaro Morata looked to be in high spirits as he posed for a picture with Davide Zappacosta as Chelsea jetted up to Liverpool for their crunch Premier League clash. Antonio Conte’s men headed up north after having trained at the club’s Cobham base on Friday morning and completing their final prep...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 4:40 AM
Alvaro Morata looked to be in high spirits as he enjoyed some downtime with his wife Alice Campello at the couple’s London apartment on Thursday evening. The Spanish striker came on as a second-half substitute as Chelsea booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday night...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 4:30 AM
Eden Hazard has warned Chelsea that they will have to be at their best if they want to keep the likes of Mohamed Salah quiet when they take on Liverpool FC on Saturday evening at Anfield. The Blues are preparing to take on Jurgen Klopp’s men on Merseyside as they look to continue their climb … ...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 12:45 AM
Rio Ferdinand has underlined Eden Hazard’s importance to Chelsea. The Belgium international broke the deadlock in the west London side’s 4-0 win over Qarabag mid-week to help Chelsea secure their place in the last 16. Hazard scored two goals and made an assist in the Blues’ 4-0 resounding win aga...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 12:30 AM
Gus Poyet is convinced that Chelsea will finish above Liverpool FC in the Premier League table this season, ahead of Saturday’s crunch clash between the two teams at Anfield. The Blues head into the game fresh from their impressive and comfortable 4-0 victory over Qarabag in the Champions League...
Sport Review - Sat Nov 25 12:00 AM
Mark Lawrenson is backing Liverpool to beat Chelsea 2-1 in Saturday’s crunch Premier League game at Anfield. The Reds head into the game looking to get back to winning ways in the top flight after the disappointment of squandering a 3-0 half-time lead to draw 3-3 with Sevilla in the Champions Lea...
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...