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Mateo Kovacic speaks out on what convinced him to join Chelsea

Mateo Kovacic says he was convinced to join Chelsea by the presence of new manager Maurizio Sarri. The Croatian midfielder joined the Blues on a season long loan from Real Madrid earlier this month as part of the deal that saw Thibaut Courtois go the other way. The 24-year-old made his debut for Chelsea this …

Morata blames former manager for his poor form

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has hit out at former boss Antonio Conte for his ‘direct’ style of play affecting his form last season. The Spaniard was brought into Stamford Bridge by Conte last summer for a then record fee of £58m. He began the season in brilliant form, scoring seven goals in as many games, …

Chelsea fans react: Marcos Alonso back to Real Madrid?

Chelsea fans have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on a possible return to Real Madrid for defender Marcos Alonso.  Alonso has emerged a shock target for Madrid in the days following their 4-2 Super Cup defeat to Atletico Madrid, with manager Julen Lopetegui reportedly keen to add the Spaniard to his squad before the …

Real Madrid eyeing late swoop for Chelsea defender

Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui wants to sign Chelsea full-back Marcos Alonso, according to reports. Los Blancos second-choice left-back Theo Hernandez left for Real Sociedad yesterday, and Lopetegui wants Alonso to help reinforce his defence. He also sees the Spaniard as someone who can help keep first choice Marcelo on his toes following the Brazilian’s …

Chelsea star set to be offered new deal

Chelsea are reportedly said to be readying a new contract for Brazilian winger Willian, who was close to leaving the club this summer. Willian was heavily linked with a move away this summer, with Barcelona reportedly tabling two bids and their rivals Real Madrid interested as well as Manchester United. But as it stands, the …

Cesc Fabregas hails former Chelsea star following impressive Super Cup display

Cesc Fabregas has hailed former Chelsea striker Diego Costa following his phenomenal performance in the European Super Cup. Costa starred as Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid 4-2 in Estonia last night, scoring two goals and setting up another on a memorable night for Diego Simeone’s side. The 29-year-old opened the scoring in just the first …

Chelsea star hoping for big success in Italy

Chelsea defender Ola Aina says he is hoping for big success in Italy after completing his loan-move to Torino. The 21-year-old was shipped out to Serie A yesterday only days after signing a new three-year deal at Stamford Bridge. Aina spent last season in the Championship with Hull City, where he made 46 appearances in …

Loftus-Cheek hoping to nail down starting spot at Chelsea

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek insists he is working harder than ever to adapt to new manager Maurizio Sarri’s style of play. The Italian coach sets his teams out in a 4-3-3 formation, something a lot of players at Chelsea won’t necessarily be used to with former manager Conte preferring a system with 5 at the …

Play Awesome New Premier Picks Predictor Game As Chelsea Host Arsenal In Crunch Clash

With the transfer window closed and Chelsea managing to pull off a couple of stunning late bits of business, Maurizio Sarri certainly has his team transformed from the side which meekly succumbed 2-0 to Manchester City in the Community Shield. Chelsea overcame the appeal of Manchester City to sign midfield maestro Jorginho who chose to …

N’Golo Kante aiming hungry for more after World Cup success

N’Golo Kante says he is hungry for more trophies with Chelsea this season after winning the World Cup during the summer. Kante starred in Russia, starting all seven games as as France lifted the trophy for only the second time in their history. And the 27-year-old’s winners medal from the summer is just another accolade in …

Twitter Reacts: Drinkwater to leave Chelsea?

Chelsea are reportedly looking to offload midfielder Danny Drinkwater, who is being targeted by German outfit Schalke. The England international has endured a horrid time at Stamford Bridge, suffering with several injuries that have restricted him to just five starts in the 12 months that he has been at the club. Having joined from Leicester …

Chelsea fans #WelcomeKepa to Stamford Bridge following world record move

Chelsea fans have taken to Twitter to welcome new signing Kepa Arrizabalaga to Stamford Bridge. The 23-year-old joined the Blues in a world, and club, record £71 million move from Athletic Bilbao yesterday, and will replace Thibaut Courtois as the club’s number one after he left for Real Madrid. Kepa signed a seven-year deal at The …

Barkley hails new man Jorginho’s impact at the club

Chelsea star Ross Barkley has hailed the impact that new signing Jorginho has made to the team, following the Blues’ 3-0 victory over Huddersfield on their opening Premier League fixture. Jorginho scored a penalty during the game, his first goal on his first game for the club. But it wasn’t just the goal that stood …

Chelsea star ruled out of Arsenal clash this weekend

Cesc Fabregas will miss Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Arsenal this Saturday. The Spaniard was sidelined for the 3-0 win over Huddersfield on Saturday afternoon with a knee injury, and is not expected to recover in time for the weekend’s derby at Stamford Bridge. Fabregas was absent from training as the Maurizio Sarri’s side enjoyed …

Willian takes aim at former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte after opening day victory

Chelsea midfielder Willian have revealed he would not still be at the club had former manager Antonio Conte stayed in charge. Conte left Stamford Bridge this summer after a difficult last season at Stamford Bridge in which the Blues finished fifth in the Premier League. Willian did not see eye-to-eye with the Italian boss, and …

Sarri insists star has a future at the club

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has insisted that centre-back David Luiz still has a future at the club, after making his first Premier League appearance since February in the new manager’s first game of the season. The Blues defeated Huddersfield Town 3-0 on Saturday, ensuring Sarri got off to a winning start in his debut season. …

Chelsea can ‘still improve’ insists Maurizio Sarri following impressive opening day win

Chelsea can ‘still improve’ following yesterdays impressive opening day win over Huddersfield Town says manager Maurizio Sarri. The Blues kicked off the season in perfect fashion thanks to goals from N’Golo Kante, Jorginho and Pedro which sealed a 3-0 win over the Terriers. But while Sarri was happy with his good start to life in …

Kepa signing a ‘huge risk’ says former Blue

Former Chelsea star Mark Schwarzer believes Chelsea have taken a ‘huge risk’ in signing keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. The 23-year-old arrived at Stamford Bridge on deadline day in a £71.8 million deal from Athletic Madrid – with the fee making him the most expensive goalkeeper in history. Kepa was brought in as a last minute replacement for …

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