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Arsenal legend not convinced by Chelsea star

Premier League legend Ian Wright says he is unsure over Chelsea midfielder Timeoue Bakayoko and whether he is good enough to play ahead of the likes of Pedro and Willian. The French midfielder signed in the summer from Monaco and has had a decent start to proceedings thus far. He does have his critics though, …

Hazard fires joke at Manchester United following victory

Chelsea star Eden Hazard has laid into Manchester United and their tactics following his side’s 1-0 victory over them on Sunday. Hazard was as closely marked as ever against a Jose Mourinho side, and he has struggled in the past to break through the tight grasp of whichever United man is marking him. Sunday was …

Wilkins backs Conte after shock decision

Luiz

Former Chelsea star turned Sky Sports pundit Ray Wilkins says he believes Antonio Conte’s decision to drop David Luiz against Manchester United was the correct decision, and has praised the performance of Andreas Christensen who replaced him. The Brazil international has been influential for Chelsea since rejoining them from PSG, but he was left out …

Conte responds after Mourinho snub

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has spoken out after he failed to shake United boss Jose Mourinho’s hand on Sunday following his side’s 1-0 victory over the Red Devils. Conte insists that respect ‘outside the pitch’ is not important, and further showed his dislike toward the former Chelsea manager. After the game at Stamford Bridge on …

PSG star reveals he snubbed Chelsea on deadline day

Paris Saint-Germain defender Thomas Meunier has claimed he turned down the opportunity to join Chelsea on transfer deadline day during the summer. Chelsea were known to be in the market for a right back all summer long, and eventually signed Davide Zappacosta from Torino in the final hours of deadline day. However, it seems perhaps …

Blues boss not worried about future

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte insists he is different to previous managers at the club, and says he is not worried about his future at Stamford Bridge. Conte’s side stormed to victory in the Premier League last season and not many saw past them this year either, but it hasn’t gone quite so swimmingly. The Blues …

Chelsea vs Manchester United: Match Preview and Predictions

Chelsea host Manchester United on Sunday in what promises to be one of the fixtures of the season. The two sides have had mixed reviews this season, with United sitting second despite a rough last couple of weeks, and Chelsea in 4th – although their form over the course of the season has been very …

Courtois makes Matic admission

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says his team must beat Manchester United on Sunday if they are to stay in the title race and have any chance of retaining their Premier League crown. The Blues find themselves nine points behind leaders Manchester City who look as if they are running away with the league already, so …

Chelsea in crisis as cracks begin to show for Conte

Conte

Arsenal legend turned Sky Sports pundit Ian Wright believes that the cracks are starting to show at Chelsea, and thinks manager Antonio Conte is unhappy at the club. The Blues were the victims of a 3-0 defeat to Roma in the Champions League on Tuesday night, a result that will pile the already mounting pressure …

Lampard backs Chelsea boss after rant

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has defended manager Antonio Conte over comments he made to the media last week, where he put an end to speculation about his future at the club. The boss has been the subject of intense rumours surrounding his future at Chelsea, with many reporting that players have grown tired of the …

Morata makes shock confession about Chelsea!

Alvaro Morata mad shockingly admitted that he does not see himself living in London for very long, saying that he finds London life stressful. The striker joined Chelsea from Real Madrid in the summer for a fee of around £70m, and has been a hit with fans and pundits alike. He has managed six goals …

Morata: United wanted me, I wanted Chelsea

Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata has been a revelation so far at Stamford Bridge and already looks like one of the deadliest strikers in the league. The Spaniard looked almost certain to join Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United though, before signing for the Blues for a fee of around £70m. It was believed that United failed with …

Chelsea boss slams false rumours

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has slammed newspaper reports that claim a number of his players had made contact with former assistant manager Steve Holland telling him they miss him and were unhappy with the club’s current training regime under the Italian. Rumours had circulated that a number of stars were unhappy with Conte, and that …

Chelsea star has no regrets over leaving Real Madrid

Alonso

Chelsea wing back Marcos Alonso says he has no regrets over leaving Real Madrid to pursue a career in England. Alonso left his hometown Madrid in 2010 to join Bolton Wanderers, and since went on to play for Fiorentina, Sunderland and now Chelsea. His move to Stamford Bridge was initially questioned, as Alonso didn’t necessarily …

Chelsea still in the title race, says former Blue

Former Blue Asmir Begovic has insisted that Chelsea are still in the title race this season, and will catch up with leaders Manchester City in time. Chelsea sit nine points behind City in 4th place, and the Sky Blues look as if they are going to run away with the league if things remain the …

Bournemouth vs Chelsea: Match Preview and Predictions

Chelsea take on Bournemouth at the Vitality stadium hoping to build on their 4-2 victory over Watford and continue their winning ways. The Blues currently sit 4th in the Premier League table, while Bournemouth are second from bottom having only won two games so far this season. But Chelsea will be wary of the threat …

Start to life at Chelsea ‘couldn’t have been worse’

Chelsea new-boy Danny Drinkwater finally made his Blues debut on Wednesday night in the league cup clash against Everton, but it was an agonising wait for the midfielder. The former Manchester United academy product joined Chelsea from Leicester on deadline day for a fee of £35m, but has failed to make a single appearance due …

Chelsea star backing manager despite rumours

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has given manager Antonio Conte his backing following several rumours about his future at the club. Conte’s first season in charge of Chelsea was outstanding as he lead the Blues to victory in the Premier League and narrowly missed out on the FA Cup. But things haven’t gone quite so swimmingly …

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