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Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 11:45 PM
Chelsea have stepped up their interest in signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal and are ready to make a £25m swoop, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Blues are ready to make a serious effort to try and sign the midfielder from their Premier Lea...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 11:30 PM
Steven Gerrard believes that Nemanja Matic will prove to be a brilliant signing for Manchester United this season. The Serbian midfielder joined the Red Devils from Chelsea last week and made his debut for Jose Mourinho’s men during the 2-1 Uefa Super Cup loss to Real Madrid on Tuesday night. Mat...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 1:09 PM
Alvaro Morata looks like he is settling into life at Chelsea well following his transfer from Real Madrid last month. The 24-year-old striker became Chelsea’s fourth signing of the summer when he penned a five-year contract with the Blues last month following months of speculation about his futur...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 10:15 AM
The latest football transfer gossip column from The Sport Review, featuring all of the latest Premier League transfer news and rumours. Here, we look at some of the top football transfer stories from the British and world media in The Sport Review’s Grapevine, published twice a day during the sum...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 9:45 AM
Chelsea are targeting the signings of Serge Aurier from Paris Saint-Germain and Virgil van Dijk from Southampton this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the west London side are keen to make at least three more signings before the end of the s...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 9:15 AM
Ian Wright has admitted that he doesn’t understand why Chelsea would want to sign Danny Drinkwater. The Premier League champions have been heavily linked with a move to sign the England international from Leicester City in the summer transfer window. Chelsea made the bizarre decision to sell Serb...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 9:00 AM
Chris Sutton admits he wouldn’t be surprised if Antonio Conte quit Chelsea over their summer transfer activity. The Blues manager has endured a largely frustrating transfer window so far despite leading the west London club to the Premier League title in his first season in charge. Chelsea missed...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 8:45 AM
Ian Wright believes Arsenal would win the Premier League title if Arsene Wenger signed Nemanja Matic and Virgil van Dijk. The Gunners boss signed a new contract with the north London side this summer despite leading Arsenal to a disappointing fifth-place finish last term. Wenger hasn’t won the ti...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 8:15 AM
Ian Wright has warned Chelsea that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain isn’t capable of filling the void left by Nemanja Matic. The Premier League champions have been linked with a move to sign the England international from their bitter title rivals Arsenal this summer. Oxlade-Chamberlain has entered the fi...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 7:00 AM
Chelsea still want to sign Virgil van Dijk, Alex Sandro and Antonio Candreva this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is claiming that the west London side are still keen on the trio this summer but it remains to be seen whether they will be successful in securing de...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 6:35 AM
Chelsea’s hopes of signing Alex Sandro from Juventus this summer are fading away, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Blues are going to find it increasingly difficult to be able to lure Sandro away from the Turin club this summer as Antonio Conte searc...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 4:50 AM
Ian Wright has warned Tiemoue Bakayoko that he will have to hit the ground running at Chelsea this season following his transfer to the club from Monaco. The French midfielder became the west London side’s third signing of the summer last month when he left Monaco to join the Premier League champ...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 12:30 AM
Chelsea are poised to make a bid to try and sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Blues are ready to try and make a move to sign the 26-year-old defender if the Saints listen to the player’s transfer requ...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 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 9 12:15 AM
Chelsea and Manchester United are ready to go head-to-head for the signature of Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mail is claiming that the two Premier League clubs are set to battle each other in a bid to bring the 24-year...
Sport Review - Wed Aug 9 12:00 AM
Jamie Carragher has admitted that he was very surprised to see Chelsea sanction the sale of Nemanja Matic to rivals Manchester United. The 29-year-old midfielder signed for the Red Devils last week as Jose Mourinho strengthened his midfield options at Old Trafford ahead of his second campaign in...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 11:30 PM
Antonio Conte won’t be at Chelsea this time next year, according to Jamie Carragher. The Italian boss is currently gearing up for his second season in charge at the west London club after he was brought in as Jose Mourinho’s permanent successor last summer. Conte enjoyed a sparkling debut campaig...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 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 - Tue Aug 8 9:33 AM
Arsenal and Chelsea are both interested in signing Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez this summer, according to reports in England. The Daily Mail is reporting that the Gunners view Mahrez as a potential alternative to their top target Thomas Lemar. Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco are reluctant to sell...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 9:30 AM
Antonio Conte has told Chelsea fans to be patient with Alvaro Morata as the striker gets used to life in the Premier League. The Spanish forward made his first competitive start for the Blues on Sunday as he came on as a late substitute in Chelsea’s Community Shield defeat by Arsenal. Morata fail...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 9:00 AM
Frank Lampard believes Antonio Conte is desperate to make some more signings to replace to key Chelsea players. The Blues lost to Arsenal on penalties in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday after Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac cancelled out Victor Moses’ opener in normal time. The Premier...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 8:30 AM
Frank Lampard has questioned Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United this summer. The Premier League champions signed Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 holders AS Monaco to bolster their midfield options ahead of the new season. Bakayoko’s arriva...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 8:00 AM
Chelsea are ready to launch a £60m bid to sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, according to reports in England. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Premier League champions are looking to bring in some new summer recruits to appease manager Antonio Conte. The same article states that the...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 7:45 AM
Marcel Desailly has warned Antonio Conte that Chelsea will need to bring in some more attacking talent this summer to cope with the extra workload of playing in the Champions League. The Blues were the Premier League’s top performing team last season as they won the title in Conte’s first campaig...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 6:10 AM
Steven Gerrard insists he doesn’t have any sympathy for Chelsea despite their lack of signings this summer. The Premier League champions have seen a huge turnover in playing staff in the summer transfer window so far. Chelsea have signed four players so far following the additions of Manchester C...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 5:41 AM
Michael Owen admits Chelsea look a weaker team despite their summer transfer activity. The Premier League champions suffered defeat in their first game of the 2017-18 season after Arsenal beat Chelsea on penalties to get their hands on the Community Shield. The Blues broke the deadlock in the sec...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 5:30 AM
Steve McManaman says Chelsea need to sign a centre-forward to add more depth to Antonio Conte’s squad. The west London side won the Premier League title with two games to spare last season thanks to impressive performances from Diego Costa and Eden Hazard. Chelsea have signed four players in the...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 5:00 AM
Frank Lampard is confident that Antonio Conte will bring in some more Chelsea signings before the close of the summer transfer window. The Premier League champions have endured a mixed summer transfer window so far after Conte led the west London side to title glory in his first season in charge...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 4:50 AM
Paul Merson is expecting to see Chelsea end up in second place in the Premier League table this season. The Blues are currently gearing up for the defence of their Premier League title after they won the trophy in Antonio Conte’s first campaign in charge last season. Chelsea started the season in...
Sport Review - Tue Aug 8 12:28 AM
Arsene Wenger has pleaded with Arsenal fans to be “united” behind his team this season as they look to win the Premier League title. The Frenchman found himself under intense scrutiny last term as his side struggled to find consistent form in the top flight and eventually slumped to a fifth-place...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 11:30 PM
Frank Lampard has refused to mark Chelsea as the favourites to win the Premier League title this season after their Community Shield loss to Arsenal. The west London side were pegged back by the Gunners as Sead Kolasinac cancelled out Victor Moses’ opener at Wembley, before the Gunners triumphed...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 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 - Mon Aug 7 10:00 AM
Steven Gerrard has admitted that he was very impressed by what he saw from Alexandre Lacazette in Arsenal’s Community Shield victory over Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday. The 26-year-old made his first competitive start for the north London side as the Gunners clinched victory over the Blues at Wemb...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 9:45 AM
Frank Lampard has warned Chelsea that they must quickly step their game up after their Community Shield defeat by Arsenal at Wembley on Sunday. The Blues were beaten on penalties by Arsene Wenger’s men after Sead Kolasinac cancelled out Victor Moses’ opener in the second half at Wembley. It marke...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 8:15 AM
Renato Sanches isn’t ready to move to Premier League champions Chelsea, according to Paul Mariner. The Portugal international is available to sign on loan from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window. Chelsea faced Bayern Munich in a pre-season friendly last month and San...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 7:45 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that he would be powerless to stop Eden Hazard leaving Chelsea if the west London club’s board decide to cash-in on the playmaker. There have been reports linking Hazard with a move to Barcelona in recent days as the Spanish club look to try and fill the void left by Ne...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 7:30 AM
Antonio Conte says that he is fully expecting to see Arsenal challenge for the Premier League title this season. The north London side suffered a disappointing 2016-17 campaign as they ended up in fifth place in the Premier League table and missed out on Champions League qualification. Chelsea, m...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 6:45 AM
Chelsea have emerged as serious contenders to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid ahead of Manchester United this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Express is reporting that the Blues have entered the race to sign the 28-year-old winger from Real Madrid as Antonio Conte l...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 6:35 AM
Chelsea have had their hopes of signing Alex Sandro dashed after Juventus ruled out selling the Brazilian full-back this summer. The Blues have been heavily linked with a move to bring Sandro to Stamford Bridge this summer as Antonio Conte looks to bolster his defence ahead of his second campaign...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 6:10 AM
Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur have better squads equipped to win the Premier League than Manchester United, according to Steve Nicol. The Red Devils have invested heavily in new playing staff in the summer transfer window as Jose Mourinho looks to close the gap on defending champions Chelsea. Man...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 6:05 AM
Steven Gerrard has warned Antonio Conte that Chelsea don’t have the squad depth to cope with competing on four fronts this season. The Blues lost their opening game of the 2017-18 season on Sunday afternoon following a penalty shootout defeat by Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley. Chelsea...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 5:30 AM
Danny Drinkwater would be a great signing for Premier League champions Chelsea, according to Paul Mariner. The Blues sold Serbia international Nemanja Matic to Manchester United in a £40m deal last Monday to leave Tiemoue Bakayoko, Cesc Fabregas and N’Golo Kante as their recognised midfielders. C...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 5:20 AM
Frank Lampard believes Chelsea need to sign another midfielder to ease the workload on Cesc Fabregas. The Premier League champions lost on penalties to bitter rivals Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday afternoon. Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses broke the deadlock in the 46th minut...
Sport Review - Mon Aug 7 4:50 AM
Antonio Conte has admitted that Chelsea are still in need of a number of players this summer and has ruled out making one single statement signing. The Blues have been one of the busier teams in the transfer window so far, having tied up deals for Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayok...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:29 PM
Frank Lampard backed Alvaro Morata to bounce back from a disappointing debut following Chelsea’s loss to Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley. The Spain international completed a move to the Premier League champions in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer windo...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:16 PM
Piers Morgan admitted that he was delighted to see Arsenal beat Chelsea at Wembley despite describing the Community Shield as a “meaningless trophy”. The Gunners were 2-1 winners against the Premier League champions in the FA Cup final in the final domestic game last season. The London rivals met...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:10 PM
Frank Lampard hailed Victor Moses’ performance as the Nigerian netted Chelsea’s opener in their Community Shield defeat against Arsenal on Sunday at Wembley. Moses enjoyed a regular run in the first team last season under Antonio Conte as his fine performances helped Chelsea to win the Premier Le...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 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 6 9:15 AM
Chelsea are poised to sign Danny Drinkwater as the England midfielder prepares to tell Leicester City that he wants to leave, according to reports in England. The Daily Mirror is reporting that the Premier League champions are edging closer to a deal to bring the 27-year-old box-to-box midfielder...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 8:45 AM
Chelsea have joined Manchester United in the race to sign Real Madrid star Gareth Bale, according to reports in Spain. Spanish newspaper Marca, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Real Madrid have offered Bale to Manchester United in a £90m deal in the summer transfer window. The same...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 8:30 AM
Antonio Conte has warned the Chelsea board that he still needs a few more summer signings to prepare his squad for the 2017-18 season. Chelsea won the Premier League title with two games to spare in their first season under Conte following his appointment as Jose Mourinho’s permanent successor in...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 8:00 AM
Antonio Conte has appeared to suggest that the decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United was made the Chelsea board and not the manager. The Serbia international completed a £40m move to the Red Devils from the Premier League champions last week to improve Jose Mourinho’s midfield optio...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 7:30 AM
Chelsea are hopeful that they would be able to persuade Virgil van Dijk to sign for them ahead of Liverpool this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Blues are hoping that Southampton will choose to negotiate with them rather than Liverpool...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 7:15 AM
Antonio Conte still wants to make four more signings for Chelsea before the close of the summer transfer window, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Blues are keen to bring in at least four more players as Conte prepares for his second season in c...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 6:15 AM
Chelsea are willing to wait until the end of the transfer window in an attempt to get the best possible deal for Diego Costa, according to reports in England. The Daily Star is reporting that the Premier League champions are prepared to show patience and allow a deal to sell the Spain internation...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 5:55 AM
Virgil van Dijk would be a hit at Chelsea or Liverpool if the Southampton defender secures a summer move, according to Paul Mariner. The Netherlands international has been heavily linked with a move to the Reds in the summer transfer window but a deal has failed to materialise so far. Indeed, Liv...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 5:10 AM
Arsene Wenger needs to follow Antonio Conte’s lead and get rid of the deadwood in his Arsenal squad, according to Charlie Nicholas. The Gunners boss signed a new three-year contract to extend his reign at Arsenal until 2020 earlier this summer despite finishing in fifth place in the Premier Leagu...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:50 AM
Cesc Fabregas has taken to social media to reveal his excitement about Chelsea kicking off their new season with a crunch clash against Arsenal in the Community Shield on Sunday afternoon. The Premier League champions head into the game looking to gain revenge on their local rivals after Arsenal...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:40 AM
Eden Hazard has taken to social media to wish his “friend” Neymar all the best after the Brazilian completed his world-record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona. The attacker became the most expensive player in football history last week when he joined the Ligue 1 side in a £198m deal...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 4:30 AM
Chelsea want to sign both Virgil van Dijk and Danny Drinkwater this summer, according to Sky Sports’ Jim White. The Blues continue to be linked with a host of different players this summer as Antonio Conte prepares for his second season in charge of the west London side. Chelsea have been relativ...
Sport Review - Sun Aug 6 12:00 AM
Michael Owen is tipping Chelsea to retain their Premier League title this season under Antonio Conte. The Blues were by far the best team in the top flight last term as they won a record 30 games on their way to lifting the Premier League trophy under the Italian manager. Chelsea did not have the...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 11:30 PM
Michael Owen is backing Chelsea to secure a 2-1 win over Arsenal in the Community Shield clash at Wembley on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners head into the game looking beat Chelsea in consecutive games at Wembley after they triumphed in the FA Cup final back in May. Chelsea, meanwhile, are also aim...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 10:24 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 5 10:00 AM
Nemanja Matic looks to be settling in well to life at Manchester United after signing for the Red Devils last week. The Serbian midfielder completed his much-anticipated move to Old Trafford from Chelsea in a £40m deal last Monday as Jose Mourinho moved quickly to bolster his midfield options ahe...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 9:30 AM
Paul Merson believes that Chelsea will finish in second place in the Premier League table this season. The west London side are preparing for their second season under new manager Antonio Conte following his appointment at the club last summer. Conte led the Blues to the Premier League title in h...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 9:15 AM
Antonio Conte has rubbished speculation linking Chelsea star Eden Hazard with a move to Barcelona. The Belgium international has emerged as a target to replace Neymar at the Catalan side following the forward’s world-record £198m move to Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday. Barcelona now have a huge...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 8:45 AM
Paul Merson believes Chelsea will miss Diego Costa next season despite signing Alvaro Morata to replace the controversial striker. The Premier League champions are expected to sell Costa in the summer transfer window amid reported interest from Serie A giants AC Milan and Spanish side Atletico Ma...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 7:00 AM
Chelsea are set to wrap up a deal to sign Antonio Candreva from Inter Milan for £22.6m, according to Italian journalist Enzo Bucchioni. The Blues are thought to be on the lookout for further reinforcements this summer and the 30-year-old has been touted as a possible target for the west London cl...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 6:45 AM
Nemanja Matic has suggested that Manchester United should take a leaf out of Chelsea’s book and play a similar formation to the Blues next season. Chelsea enjoyed great success last term after switching to the new set-up under Antonio Conte at the start of last season as they went on to win the P...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 6:35 AM
Chelsea are lining up a £50m bid to try and beat Liverpool to the signature of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, according to reports in the British media. The Times is reporting that the west London club are ready to try and step up their attempts to land the 26-year-old defender, who has be...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 6:15 AM
Eden Hazard has told Barcelona that he is ready to quit Chelsea and snub Real Madrid in favour of a move to Camp Nou, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Don Balon, as quoted by the Daily Star, is reporting that Hazard has informed the La Liga giants that he is prepared to call … The...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 6:00 AM
Inter Milan have told Chelsea and Manchester United to forget about luring any of their key stars away from San Siro this summer. The Red Devils have been heavily linked with a move to sign Croatia international Ivan Perisic from the Italian club throughout the transfer window so far. However, Ma...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 5:40 AM
Chelsea have made an enquiry about Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier, according to reports in France. French outlet Le10Sport is reporting that the Premier League champions have made an approach to sign the Ivory Coast international to improve their full-back options. The same article sta...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 5:20 AM
Paul Merson believes Cesc Fabregas will have a big role to play at Chelsea next season despite the addition of Tiemoue Bakayoko. The Chelsea midfielder is facing increased competition for places after Antonio Conte signed the French midfielder in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco. Fabr...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 5:00 AM
Danny Drinkwater With Nemanja Matic moving to Manchester United, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has a vacancy to fill in midfield. Of course, Tiemoue Bakayoko will no doubt be tasked with forging a partnership with PFA player of the year N’Golo Kante. However, their £40m signing will start the season...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 12:30 AM
Phil Neville is tipping Manchester United to win the Premier League and Chelsea to finish third next season. Chelsea are currently preparing to kick off their Premier League title defence after they won the trophy in style under Antonio Conte last season, notching up a record 30 victories in the...
Sport Review - Sat Aug 5 12:20 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 - Sat Aug 5 12:00 AM
Chelsea are interested in signing Danny Drinkwater, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ross Barkley and Renato Sanches this summer, according to reports in the British media. Sky Sports, in an update published at 15:28 BST on Thursday, is claiming that the Blues are keeping tabs on all four players as Anto...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 4 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 - Fri Aug 4 9:30 AM
Arsene Wenger admits that Chelsea look like they will be able to defend their Premier League title next season. The west London side are currently preparing for their second season under Antonio Conte after the Italian manager led the Blues to the Premier League title last term in his first campa...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 4 9:15 AM
Arsene Wenger has told Arsenal supporters that Alexis Sanchez is focused ahead of their clash against Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday. The Gunners are thought to be facing a battle to keep the Chile international in the summer transfer window, with less than 12 months remaining on his c...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 4 9:00 AM
Chelsea are facing a number of complications in a potential deal to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches, according to ESPN FC expert David Amoyal. The Premier League champions are interested in signing the 19-year-old midfielder in the summer transfer window following a disappointing fir...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 4 8:30 AM
Arsene Wenger believes new Chelsea signing Tiemoue Bakayoko is more of an “impact player” than Nemanja Matic. The Premier League champions signed Bakayoko in a £40m deal from Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco last month as Antonio Conte bolstered his midfield options. Bakayoko’s arrival nudged Matic to...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 4 7:30 AM
Chelsea are to ramp up their efforts to sign Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City after cooling their interest in Renato Sanches, according to reports in Italy. Italian outlet Mediaset Premium, as quoted by Metro, is claiming that the Blues have turned their attentions away from signing the 19-ye...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 4 6:05 AM
Matt Le Tissier believes Nemanja Matic’s move to Manchester United will help Paul Pogba to justify his transfer fee. The Serbia international completed a £40m switch to the Red Devils from Premier League champions Chelsea on Tuesday evening. Matic will be tasked with reinforcing the Manchester Un...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 4 5:30 AM
Chelsea are ready to line up a player-plus-cash deal to sign Inter Milan star Antonio Candreva, according to reports in Italy. Italian newspaper Tuttosport, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that the Premier League champions are determined to complete a deal to sign 30-year-old midfiel...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 4 4:40 AM
Arsene Wenger has described Chelsea’s latest signing Alvaro Morata as “less of a goal-scorer” than Diego Costa. The Blues brought in the Real Madrid striker as their fourth summer signing last month as Antonio Conte moved to add some more fire-power to his squad at Stamford Bridge. Morata’s arriv...
Sport Review - Fri Aug 4 12:28 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 - Fri Aug 4 12:15 AM
Both Tottenham and Chelsea are still interested in signing Ross Barkley from Everton this summer but there have been no official offers for the midfielder yet, according to journalist Dharmesh Sheth. The Sky Sports News reporter is claiming that both of the London clubs hold an interest in trying...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 3 11:30 PM
Jose Mourinho has hailed Nemanja Matic as a “genius” following the midfielder’s transfer to Manchester United from Chelsea this week. The Serbian midfielder completed his move to Old Trafford from Chelsea on Monday after weeks of speculation linking him with a move to the Red Devils. The 28-year-...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 3 11:08 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 3 9:00 AM
Chelsea are prepared to offer £22m to sign Inter Milan midfielder Antonio Candreva, according to reports in Italy. Premium Sport, as quoted by Football Italia, is reporting that the Premier League champions are prepared to make a €25m £22m to secure Candreva’s signature. The article reveals tha...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 3 7:45 AM
Chelsea have told Leicester that they want to sign Danny Drinkwater but are not prepared to pay more than £30m for him, according to reports in the British media. The Sun is reporting that the west London side are keen to bring the 27-year-old midfielder to Stamford Bridge this summer but will no...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 3 7:15 AM
Arsene Wenger has told Alexis Sanchez that he will not be allowed to join Manchester City or Chelsea this summer if he leaves Arsenal, according to reports in the British media. The Times is reporting that Sanchez has been informed that he will not be able to join one of Arsenal’s Premier League...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 3 7:00 AM
Juventus have rejected a £53m bid for Alex Sandro from Juventus, according to reports in Italy. Italian website Transfer Market Web, as quoted by the Daily Express, is reporting that the Blues have had a big-money bid turned down by the Italian champions for the Brazilian. The same report states...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 3 6:45 AM
Chelsea remain interested in signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal this summer, according to reports in the British media. The Daily Mirror is claiming that the west London side are considering a swoop for the midfielder with a view to playing him at right wing-back next season. The move w...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 3 6:25 AM
Perry Groves believes that the Premier League title race will come down to a straight shootout between Chelsea and Manchester United next season. Chelsea are preparing for their second season under Antonio Conte after the Italian led the Blues to the Premier League title in his first campaign at...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 3 6:15 AM
Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that new Chelsea signing Alvaro Morata was reluctant to consider a move to Tottenham Hotspur because of Harry Kane. The Premier League champions signed Morata in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid last month to bolster Antonio Conte’s attacking options. C...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 3 4:50 AM
Alexis Sanchez could feature for Arsenal against Chelsea on Sunday in the Community Shield clash at Wembley, according to reports in the British media. The Evening Standard is reporting that the Chile international could be set to make a swift return to the Arsenal team, after having only reporte...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 3 4:40 AM
Perry Groves is tipping Tottenham to finish outside of the top four in the Premier League next season. Spurs were Chelsea’s closest challengers for the Premier League title last term as they pushed the Blues all the way in the 2016-17 season. However, the Lilywhites ended up falling short as they...
Sport Review - Thu Aug 3 4:30 AM
Alvaro Morata looked like he was enjoying getting used to his new surroundings as he posed for a picture with his wife Alice Campello on the Stamford Bridge pitch this week. The Spanish striker became Chelsea’s fourth signing of the summer last month when he penned a five-year contract with the w...