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Conte hits out at rumours

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has hit out at reports this week that suggest his players have complained about their training sessions. It’s been a tough week for all involved at Chelsea, particularly for the boss who has seen his side lose against bottom of the table Crystal Palace in embarrassing style. It had been reported …

Chelsea vs Watford: Match Preview and Predictions

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Chelsea face a tough test against high-flying Watford on Saturday afternoon, with the Blues hoping not to suffer their third straight league defeat. Watford have been a surprise dark horse so far this season and currently sit fourth in the table after beating rivals Arsenal 2-1 last week. Chelsea on the other hand lost 2-1 …

Conte ‘does not trust’ Chelsea star

Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas believes Chelsea manager Antonio Conte does not trust Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi to lead the line for the club. The striker has started just three Premier League games since signing from Marseille for £33m during the summer of 2016, one of which came last weekend during Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat to …

Conte fires shots at Mourinho

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has hit out at his Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho, saying he needs to ‘look at himself’ and not other teams. Mourinho hit out at opposing managers in a recent interview, saying he does not ‘cry’ about injuries like his rivals. But the comments seemed as if they were mainly aimed …

Willian hits back at his critics on social media

Willian’s performance against Crystal Palace was certainly not the best, but then again, were any of the Chelsea players up to scratch? Either way, the Brazilian more than anyone else has been getting plenty of stick for his performance against the Eagles at the weekend, with many suggesting that he wants to join up with …

Chelsea’s title hopes slipping away

Chelsea chances of defending their Premier League title have taken a huge hit, and they will struggle to overcome the nine-point gap between themselves and leaders Manchester City, says former Blues assistant manager turned Sky Sports pundit Ray Wilkins. The Blues lost to bottom of the table Crystal Palace in embarrassing style over the weekend, …

Chelsea vs Roma: Match Preview and Predictions

Chelsea host Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday hoping to keep up their 100% record in the group stages so far. The Blues have made a brilliant start, beating FC Qarabag 6-0 and overcoming favourites Atletico Madrid away from home 2-1 to sit top of their group. Roma are also unbeaten though, and will …

Hazard reveals Ballon d’Or ambition

Chelsea star Eden Hazard says he has no chance of winning the Ballon d’Or award this year with Cristiano Ronaldo on the scene, but did admit he hopes to one day win the award by shining for club and country. The Belgian believes Ronaldo’s performances last season were too superior to be matched, and that …

Conte makes admission on future

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has admitted that he suffered from living in England last season with his personal life, but says he is more settled now with his family joining him. Conte has been constantly linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge despite his undeniably good management of the team. A return to his …

Costa the best I’ve played with, says former Chelsea star

Former Chelsea defender Filipe Luis says that Diego Costa is the best player he’s ever played against, and insists he is a better player than Eden Hazard. Luis joined Chelsea in 2014 and spent one season at the club, making 15 appearances in an all-round underwhelming individual year for the Brazilian. He did win the …

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea – Match Preview and Predictions

Chelsea travel to Selhurst Park on Saturday to face struggling Crystal Palace. The Eagles have had a disastrous start to their season having won none of their opening 7 Premier League games, scoring no goals in the process. They sit rock bottom of the league table with a goal difference of -17 and are well …

Shearer hails Morata impact

Premier League all-time top scorer, England international, Newcastle United and Blackburn legend – the list could go on in order to introduce Alan Shearer. The former forward turned pundit is an all-round hero to many, and his latest words of praise towards Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata will be a nice touch for Blues fans. Shearer …

Chelsea star drops huge dig at the club

Chelsea starlet Charly Musonda looks to have hit out at the the club on Instagram, raging at his lack of chances under Antonio Conte. The 20-year-old is a highly rated forward at the club who is destined for a big future in football, but Chelsea’s policy with youth is often the same old story – …

Makelele: Kante one of the best in the world

Former Blues midfielder Claude Makelele says he believes N’Golo Kante is one of the best midfielders in the world. Kante has won back-to-back Premier League titles since moving to England in 2015 with Leicester and Chelsea. The Frenchman is well known for his outstanding ability in the centre of the park, but being tipped as …

Kante admits PSG interest

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante has revealed that he does not regret turning down the chance to sign for his boyhood club PSG in favour of joining the Blues. Kante has been a revelation in the Premier League since he joined Leicester a little over two years ago, winning 2 back-to-back titles with Leicester and Chelsea. …

Morata will get even better with Hazard partnership

Sky Sports pundit Danny Higginbotham says he is surprised by the instant impact new signing Alvaro Morata has made at Stamford Bridge this season, as he is yet to form a fully functioning partnership with Eden Hazard. The Spanish forward has scored 7 goals for the Blues so far this season following his £60m+ move …

Makalele: Morata is at the top level

Former Blues midfielder Claude Makelele has praised the start to life Alvaro Morata has made at Chelsea, saying he does not doubt that the forward will continue his good form. Chelsea signed Morata from Real Madrid in the summer for a club-record fee of around £60m. The Blues faced competition from Manchester United for the …

Wilkins slams ‘downgraded’ Chelsea side

Chelsea are a much weaker side this season than they were last, says former Blues star Ray Wilkins. The Blues stormed to victory in the Premier League last season, but look a bit shy of producing the same kind of form this season and many agree that Conte will find it very difficult to defend …

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