Chelsea fancied to end Liverpool’s unbeaten Premier League record

Chelsea host Liverpool on Saturday aiming to end their title rivals’ 100% record in the Premier League.

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The two sides faced each other on Wednesday at Anfield in the Carabao Cup, with Eden Hazard’s stunning late goal sealing a 2-1 victory for the Blues.… Read More

Chelsea agree £71m deal for Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga

Chelsea transfer news

Chelsea have agreed a world record deal with Athletic Bilbao for the transfer for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, the Telegraph has reported. The 23 year-old will move to Stamford Bridge for £71 million, making him the most expensive goalkeeper ever in the history of football. This is also the second time in a couple of weeks that this record has been broken, after Liverpool paid splashed out £66.8 million to sign Allison Becker from Roma at the end of last month.… Read More

Community Shield preview: Who’s available, and how will Maurizio Sarri set up?

Club football is finally back!

The official curtain raiser to the 2018/19 campaign sees Chelsea square off against Manchester City on Sunday. Having qualified as the reigning FA Cup winners, we are looking to win this trophy for the first time since 2009, despite making 4 appearances since then. Back then, nine years ago, this was the debut game for a new Italian manager.… Read More

Southampton vs Chelsea: Preview, line-ups and prediction

Southampton vs Chelsea

Southampton (19) vs Chelsea (5)
Saturday, 14 April, 12:30 BST
St. Mary’s Stadium, Southampton

We will be looking to avoid a fourth successive Premier League away defeat when we travel to Southampton for the early kick-off on Saturday. The Saints, managed by former Blue Mark Hughes, are even deeper water than us at the moment, languishing in 19th following a run of just 1 win in 18 in the league.… Read More

Antonio Conte press conference: Christensen and Courtois doubts against Spurs

Speaking ahead of the must-win encounter against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, manager Antonio Conte delivered some key injury new which could have a bearing on the outcome of the game.

Defender Andres Christensen, who was sent home by the Danish national team last week from fatigue, is still not 100% and will be assessed before this one.… Read More

Why Edin Dzeko to Chelsea doesn’t make much sense

Diego Costa’s exit was possibly the worst thing that happened to us last summer. We’ve talked a lot about our defence and midfield, but the Spaniard’s ability to single-handedly win us crucial points has what has been most sorely missed. We signed Alvaro Morata for 58 million, but he hasn’t really set the world alight despite a very good start.… Read More

5 players we need to replace this summer

There is a lot of deadwood in the current squad, and if we really want to elevate ourselves to being one of the top clubs in Europe, we need a re-haul soon. The last summer transfer window was pretty disappointing, as instead of signing top-quality players, we ended up spending on above-average ones who are only good enough to be squad players at best.… Read More

World-class superstar confirms he will remain at Chelsea next season

Thibaut Courtois has stated in an interview that he is set to stay at Stamford Bridge next season, even as we face the very real danger of missing out on Champions League football. The Belgian’s current contract runs out in 2019, and though he is yet to agree an extension, the 26 year-old has expressed his desire for the matter to be wrapped up before the World Cup in June.… Read More

Will Antonio Conte start playing Ross Barkley in his best position?

Ross Barkley is set to return to full training next week, as reported here by the Telegraphafter recovering from a hamstring injury that has kept him out since January. The former Everton man only joined us in Jan for a bargain sum of £15 million, and has made an appearance each in the Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup.… Read More

Chelsea aiming to crank up the pressure on Manchester pair

Chelsea visit West Ham United on Saturday aiming to stay in touch with the two Manchester clubs at the top of the Premier League.

Antonio Conte’s side trail table-topping City by 11 points and United by three, but with their title rivals set to clash at Old Trafford on Sunday they have an opportunity to crank up the pressure with a victory at the London Stadium.… Read More