“We are not in a position to set priorities”

To point out batters to win the FA Cup or fourth place in the Premier League, the last to guarantee access to the Champions League? Antonio Conte has the answer. “We are not in a position to set priorities. If we want to feed the hope of going to the Champions League, we have to…read more

«I can not be compared to Messi»

Hazard has been compared to Argentine Lionel Messi, but the player completely rejects that he is at the level of the Barcelona athlete. “I can not be compared to Messi. It’s impossible. We are small and fast, but I can not score at all games, “said the Belgian star in a conference

Courtois assumes he will not sign for Real Madrid

Thibaut Courtois assumes he will not sign for Real Madrid next season. The Belgian goalkeeper, who has a contract with Chelsea until 2019, confirmed in an interview with Sporza that he will sit down with the London club before the World Cup to talk about his future. “I have a one-year contract and I feel…read more

Ballack aims to referee Barcelona-Chelsea: “The same story as always

Former Chelsea player alluded to the controversial game between the two teams in 2009. Michael Ballack expressed himself on Twitter about one of the controversial games between Barcelona and Chelsea, which ended with a 3-0 victory by the Catalans. In the 49th minute, Chelsea players asked penálti for Piqué’s alleged encounter with Marcos Alonso, but…read more

The notice of Fàbregas before the return to Camp Nou

Cesc Fàbregas returns to Camp Nou on Wednesday to defend the colors of Chelsea in the decisive clash with Barcelona regarding the second leg of the last 16 of the Champions League. “It does not bother me to play against my past, against my friends, on the contrary, it is a motivation. For them too….read more

Chelsea win (2-1) Crystal Palace in Stamford Bridge

With just a few days to go to Camp Nou to face Barcelona in the second leg of the last 16 of the Champions League, Chelsea did not feel too much trouble to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the 30th round of the Premier League . Willian, in the 25th minute, and a self-goal from…read more

Conte agent will meet soon with PSG leaders

Antonio Conte’s departure from Chelsea’s technical command may be soon. Despite being a champion in his debut year, Conte has faced several personal problems with players – Diego Costa and David Luiz at the head – and Roman Abramovich intends to give up the Italian at the end of this season. In this sense, Sky…read more

Real Madrid: Zidane responds to Morata quotes on why he left the Bernabeau

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has responded to recent comments made by former striker Alvaro Morata. The Spanish international, who is now at Chelsea, stated last week that he thought the French tactician left him out of the big games and that was the main reason for his departure. Speaking at his press-conference ahead of…read more

Van Gaal dismisses Chelsea rumours as ‘fake news’

After reports suggested the Dutchman is being lined up by Chelsea, Louis van Gaal called the speculation “fake news”. Louis van Gaal says speculation he is set to take over at Chelsea is “fake news”. After Van Gaal was spotted in London – he took in Sunday’s EFL Cup final at Wembley – it was…read more

Conte: Chelsea’s winning mentality can’t be questioned

Chelsea look set to concede their Premier League title but Antonio Conte says it has been a “fantastic” season at Stamford Bridge. Antonio Conte says he has had a “fantastic” season at Chelsea, dismissing suggestions of a drop in mentality from the Premier League champions. Manchester City’s runaway campaign has left the rest of England’s…read more

Rakitic: Barca dominated Chelsea

Ivan Rakitic claims Barcelona ‘dominated’ Chelsea in the first leg of their Champions League encounter at Stamford Bridge. The Croatian was part of a visiting side who controlled possession, yet the Blues forged the better opportunities in a clash which ultimately finished 1-1. “We were the stronger team, in fact we dominated most of the…read more

Chelsea v Barcelona countdown: Iniesta looking forward to returning to the place of “One of the most amazing moments” of his career

Next week’s Champions League encounter between Chelsea and Barcelona evokes special memories for legendary midfielder Andres Iniesta. Stamford Bridge, May 6th 2009, is a date forever etched into the hearts of Blaugarana fans; it was the night of one of the most famous goals in the clubs history. With two minutes and nine seconds of…read more

Vidal eyes Bayern extension amid Chelsea

The Chilean midfielder has seen his future at the Allianz Arena called into question on a regular basis, but has reiterated his happiness in Germany Arturo Vidal admits he would welcome the opportunity to pen a new contract at Bayern Munich amid talk of a possible move to Chelsea. The 30-year-old midfielder spent much of…read more

Conte attempts to explain away Chelsea struggles

Embattled Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is at a loss to explain his side’s embarrassing 4-1 defeat to Watford on Monday night. “We played with no personality. From the start, I didn’t see confidence to play football. Usually we train and we play football with confidence. Sometimes we also take risks. Today, our start was very…read more

Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley injured in training

Ross Barkley has been ruled out of Chelsea’s trip to Watford on Monday night after sustaining a hamstring injury in training, according to a report. The 24-year-old has only just recovered from a long-term layoff that kept him on the sidelines for the opening four months of the campaign. Barkley, who has featured three times…read more

‘Di Biagio Italy caretaker, Conte…’

Alessandro Costacurta has confirmed that Luigi Di Biagio will take interim charge of Italy, while Antonio Conte “is still a candidate” for CT. Costacurta’s remarks come despite Conte pledging his loyalty to Chelsea earlier on Friday, although Under-21 boss Di Biagio should be in place to oversee Italy’s next three friendlies against Argentina, England and…read more

Dzeko flattered by Chelsea interest but ‘Rome is home’

Antonio Conte’s side made an attempt to sign the 31-year-old in the January transfer window but he feels comfortable in Rome and is happy to stay Edin Dzeko has admitted he was flattered by Chelsea’s attempts to sign him in January, but could not bring himself to leave Roma. The Blues targeted the striker as…read more

Chelsea agree £18m fee for Giroud as Arsenal close in on striker

Chelsea are reportedly closing in on an £18million deal for Olivier Giroud as Arsenal inch towards the completion of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s transfer to the Emirates Stadium. Gabon international Aubameyang has arrived at Arsenal after flying in from Dortmund on Tuesday afternoon. The 28-year-old then travelled to Arsenal’s London Colney training base, and will now finalise…read more