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Can Sarri arrest ‘mentally soft’ Chelsea slump?

London (AFP) – It took 19 games for Maurizio Sarri to suffer defeat as Chelsea manager, but a stunning start to life at Stamford Bridge has quickly turned sour with the Italian lambasting his side’s... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Stamford Bridge, Afp, Maurizio Sarri, Sarri


Chelsea’s Eden Hazard ‘inching closer’ to Real Madrid – Marca

As per a report from Spanish outlet Marca, Real Madrid are moving ever-closer to clinching the signing of Chelsea star Eden Hazard. Chelsea stint 28-year-old Belgian attacker Hazard has been plying his trade at Stamford Bridge for 6 years now, having made the move to London from Ligue 1 outfit Lille in 2012. And the gifted wide-man has since gone on to establish himself as not only Chelsea’s star man, but also one of, if not the finest player in the Premier League. However, despite his talisma...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Blues, Lille, Stamford Bridge, Hazard, Psg, Bernabeu, Ligue, Marca


Emerson offered Chelsea escape routes

Emerson’s time at Chelsea According to Sky Sports reporter Di Marzio, both Atletico Madrid and Juventus are interested in signing Chelsea full-back, Emerson. #Calciomercato: non solo la #Juventus, anche l’#AtleticoMadrid su #EmersonPalmierihttps://t.co/AjE4NzWjMj — Gianluca Di Marzio (@DiMarzio) January 16, 2019 Emerson arrived at Stamford Bridge from AS Roma in January of 2018 for a fee of around £18m. However, since his arrival, Emerson has found his game time very limited. Get notifie...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Sky Sports, Crystal Palace, Stamford Bridge, Watford, Roma, Napoli, Chievo Verona, Gonzalo Higuain, Sarri, Naples Italy


Chelsea to offer Arsenal’s Petr Cech a job

Petr Cech to leave Arsenal 36-years-old, Czech international goalie Petr Cech confirmed the news on Tuesday. The Arsenal goalie has announced he’s retiring from football at the end of the season. Cech made his disclosure on social media, while he indicated that when he calls time on his Arsenal career he doesn’t expect to sign on for another club. What will Cech do after finishing football? That’s still unclear. Maybe he’ll finally become a professional drummer? Get notified! About the b...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Arsenal, Jose Mourinho, Stamford Bridge, Petr Cech, Times, Cech, Arsenal Arsenal, Abramovich, Sven Mislintat, Marina Granovskaia Chelsea, Will Cech


Why Arsenal & former Chelsea keeper Petr Cech is retiring

Petr Cech is retiring Arsenal goalie Petr Cech is retiring at the end of the season. The 36-year-old keeper made the announcement on social media on Tuesday. Cech started the season as Arsenal’s number one in the Premier League. That was after Unai Emery signed Bernd Leno in the summer. However Cech has since lost his place in the team, while he’s only made seven Premier League appearances this year. Cech has also played twice apiece in the League Cup and Europa League. Why Arsenal’s keeper is...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Arsenal, Jose Mourinho, Stamford Bridge, Petr Cech, Gary Neville, United, Cech, Arsenal Chelsea, Unai Emery, Bernd Leno


Chelsea & Barcelona: Gonzalo Higuain & Olivier Giroud transfer updates

Barcelona & Olivier Giroud Spanish paper Sport have dropped a huge transfer rumour linking Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud to Barcelona. Giroud is under contract with Chelsea until the end of the season. The attacker joined the Blues on a 18-month contract last January. Will Chelsea agree a new deal with the French World Cup winner? Now 32, Giroud would only likely be offered a one-year extension at Stamford Bridge in the best case scenario. Spanish paper Sport believe that Giroud is a target for Barc...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Spurs, Juventus, Cesc Fabregas, Monaco, Harry Kane, Luis Suarez, Olivier Giroud, Stamford Bridge, Ac Milan, Gary Neville


Chelsea charged with racist behaviour by UEFA for supporters' chants

Willian's sublime second-half curler gave Chelsea a 2-1 win over Newcastle, at Stamford Bridge. Willian's sublime second-half curler gave Chelsea a 2-1 win over Newcastle, at Stamford Bridge. Willian's sublime second-half curler gave Chelsea a 2-1 win over Newcastle, at Stamford Bridge. UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Chelsea on a charge of racist behaviour relating to antisemitic chants by their supporters in a Europa League group match against...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Chelsea, Newcastle, Uefa, Stamford Bridge, Europa League, UEFA Europa League, English Premier League, Stamford Bridge Willian, Groupama Arena, Vidi, Stamford Bridge UEFA, Budapest Chelsea


Chelsea boost: AC Milan open negotiations with Genoa over Krzysztof Piatek

Chelsea have this evening been handed a boost in their pursuit of AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain, amid claims from the reliable Gianluca Di Marzio that the Rossoneri have made first contacts with Genoa over the signing of Krzysztof Piatek. Genoa standout Piatek, a 23-year-old Polish hitman, only made the move to the Stadio Luigi Ferraris last summer. The twice-capped international joined Genoa from Krakow-based outfit Cracovia for a fee of just 4 million Euro. And it is this measly sum that ...
Tags: Europe, Milan, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Real Madrid, Juventus, Stamford Bridge, Ac Milan, Udinese, Genoa, Lecce, Rossoneri, Krakow, Alvaro Morata


Rafa Benitez provides Newcastle injury update before Blackburn

Blackburn vs Newcastle Newcastle travel to Blackburn on Tuesday evening for their FA Cup 3rd round replay. The Magpies hosted Blackburn earlier this month and looked set to crash out of the FA Cup vs Championship opposition. However, a late Matt Ritchie penalty would secure Newcastle a 1-1 draw. Newcastle will be in desperate need of a win on Tuesday to regain some much-needed confidence. Rafa Benitez’s side have not won any of their last five Premier League outings. They have also fallen into ...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Juventus, Rafael Benitez, Stamford Bridge, St James Park, Rob Elliot, Blackburn, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Kenedy, Matt Ritchie


Juventus reject Chelsea’s loan deal for Gonzalo Higuain

Chelsea’s need for a new number nine At just over the halfway point in the 2018/19 season, it is clear Chelsea need a new striker. Olivier Giroud has scored just one league goal for Chelsea this campaign and is simply not good enough. Alvaro Morata has also struggled for form this season although the Spaniard has scored five league goals compared to Giroud’s one. However, Morata looks to be edging close to a Stamford Bridge exit this January. Sevilla are said to be keen on Morata, while Atletic...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, West Ham United, Newcastle, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Eden Hazard, Olivier Giroud, Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC, Ac Milan, Madrid, David Luiz


Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi is off to Monaco

Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi & Monaco According to French outlet RMC Sport, Chelsea and Belgium international striker Michy Batshuayi is going to Monaco. Batshuayi is poised to join Monaco on a six month loan deal until the end of the season. RMC believe the deal with be confirmed on Monday. In a key point, Monaco have not inserted a purchase option into their loan deal with Chelsea. That means that Batshuayi is set to return to Stamford Bridge at the end of the season. Infos #mercato : Get no...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Belgium, Cesc Fabregas, Monaco, Stamford Bridge, Thierry Henry, Ac Milan, Valencia, Mauro Icardi, Michy Batshuayi, Ligue, Gonzalo Higuain, Marca


Why Chelsea fans turned on Jorginho vs Newcastle

Chelsea 2 – Newcastle 1 Chelsea beat Newcastle 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in the Premier League. Willian was the match-winner for the Blues in the second half with a superb curler into the far corner. Ciaran Clark levelled for Newcastle from a corner in the 40th minute. Pedro opened for the Blues after 9 minutes with a delightful lob from a David Luiz assist. Why Chelsea fans turned on Jorginho It was audible during the Chelsea vs Newcastle match. Blues fans booed and groaned whenever...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Tottenham, Newcastle, Brighton, Blues, Cesc Fabregas, Alexis Sanchez, Stamford Bridge, David Luiz, Mohamed Salah, Pedro, Willian


Willian eager to stay at Chelsea despite exit rumours

London (AFP) – Willian insisted he had no intention of leaving Chelsea after his superb goal sealed a 2-1 win at home to Newcastle on Saturday. Newcastle, threatened with relegation from the Premier League, had seen Ciaran Clark score a surprise equaliser before half-time after an early goal from Pedro put Chelsea ahead at Stamford Bridge. But with the Magpies making life tough for their hosts, Willian’s brilliant curling shot in the 57th minute secured all three points for the Blues. It was ju...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Newcastle, Bt Sport, Eden Hazard, Rafael Benitez, Stamford Bridge, Pedro, Eden, Willian, Ciaran Clark, Afp, Benitez


Zenit midfielder Leandro Paredes drops Chelsea hint

Zenit St. Petersburg midfielder Leandro Paredes has this evening dropped a hint over a potential move to Premier League giants Chelsea. Zenit stint 24-year-old Argentinian international Paredes has been plying his trade in Russia since the summer of 2017, when Zenit agreed to splash out an initial fee of 23 million Euro to secure his signature from Serie A outfit AS Roma. And, after impressing in Italy, the all-action midfielder has since gone on to develop his game further at the Saint Peters...
Tags: Europe, Russia, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Italy, Real Madrid, Juventus, Cesc Fabregas, Monaco, Stamford Bridge, Roma, Zenit St Petersburg, Cagliari


Rice scores first Hammers goal to defeat Arsenal

London (AFP) – Declan Rice’s first West Ham goal secured a 1-0 win over Arsenal in a capital city derby clash at the London Stadium. The victory in Saturday’s early kick-off saw the Hammers move up to eighth in the Premier League table, on 31 points, ahead of the bulk of the weekend’s fixtures. Irish teenager Rice gave himself an early present for his 20th birthday on Monday by scoring the only goal of the game three minutes into the second half. The defeat dented Arsenal’s bid to break into th...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Arsenal, Newcastle, West Ham, Stamford Bridge, Samir Nasri, Hammers, Laurent Koscielny, Anderson, Shkodran Mustafi, Felipe Anderson, Marko Arnautovic


Chelsea's Sarri: Jorginho 'trouble' proof club need Fabregas replacement

Willian's sublime second-half curler gave Chelsea a 2-1 win over Newcastle, at Stamford Bridge. Willian's sublime second-half curler gave Chelsea a 2-1 win over Newcastle, at Stamford Bridge. LONDON -- Maurizio Sarri reiterated that Chelsea must find a replacement for Cesc Fabregas in the January transfer window after admitting that Jorginho was "in trouble" during Saturday's 2-1 win over Newcastle. Willian's first Premier League goal since October gave Chelsea a ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Chelsea, Newcastle, Cesc Fabregas, Stamford Bridge, Ciaran Clark, Jorginho, Fabregas, English Premier League, Maurizio Sarri, Sarri, Pedro Rodriguez, Stamford Bridge Willian, Newcastle Willian


AC Milan boss Gattuso hints Higuain could leave club amid Chelsea links

With Gonzalo Higuain enduring an inconsistent season at Milan, the FC crew assess whether he is worth the price for top-four hopefuls Chelsea. Paolo Bandini and James Horncastle delve into the top four race in Serie A, but have varying opinions as to who will occupy the four position. Gonzalo Higuaín scored his first goal in two months to help AC Milan come back from behind to defeat SPAL 2-1 at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza. AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso has suggested that stri...
Tags: Milan, London, Football, Sport, Story, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham, Transfers, Juventus, Espn, Stamford Bridge, Ac Milan, United, Italian Serie A, ESPN FC TV


Maurizio Sarri slams Bayern’s lack of ‘respect’ over Hudson-Odoi move

Sarri isn’t happy in the slightest Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has criticised Bayern Munich over a lack of professionalism and respect in their pursuit of Callum Hudson-Odoi. The Blues youngster has been in the headlines for a number of weeks now following interest from the German giants. Bayern made their first move for the player at the very end of 2018 with a bid which was rejected.  The Bundesliga side then tabled another bid, said to be £30million, which was also rejected.  Then, this week...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Bbc, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Bayern Munich, Stamford Bridge, Willian, Bayern, Maurizio Sarri, London England, Sarri, PAOK, Richard Heathcote Getty, PST Chelsea


Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri shuts down Willian to Barcelona rumours

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has this afternoon spoken out over the rumours linking Willian with a move to La Liga giants Barcelona. Chelsea stint 30-year-old Brazilian winger Willian has been on the books of Chelsea since 2013, when he made the move to Stamford Bridge from Russian outfit Anzhi Makhachkala. And the gifted South American has since gone on to establish himself as a key contributor for the Blues, racking up well over 200 appearances across his 5-and-a-half seasons in London. La...
Tags: London, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, La Liga, Newcastle, Brighton, Stamford Bridge, Barca, Shakhtar Donetsk, Corinthians, Willian, Liam Twomey, Maurizio Sarri


Claudio Ranieri urges Fulham to sign experienced leader in January

Fulham’s poor defensive record After 21 games weeks, Fulham currently sit 19th in the Premier League with just 14 points. Fulham have won just three games this season, drawing five and losing 13 in the league. The main reason Fulham are doing so poorly this campaign is their awful defensive record. Fulham have let in an astonishing 47 goals in 21 games, the worst record in the league. They have also kept just two clean sheets this season vs Newcastle and Huddersfield, the two lowest scoring tea...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Newcastle, Mauricio Pochettino, Brighton, Claudio Ranieri, Huddersfield, Jordan Henderson, Bolton, Stamford Bridge, Fulham, Gary Cahill, Maurizio Sarri


Monaco sign Chelsea's Fabregas on three-and-a-half-year deal

Following his exclusive interview with Christian Pulisic, ESPN FC's Raf Honigstein reflects on how the U.S. star has grown at Dortmund and how he'll fare in the Premier League. Craig Burley was astounded by how unhappy Álvaro Morata looked, despite scoring Chelsea's two goals against Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup, Monaco have signed midfielder Cesc Fabregas from Chelsea. Fabregas, who had six months left on his contract at Stamford Bridge, said a tearful farewell to su...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal, Transfers, Cesc Fabregas, Monaco, Espn, Stamford Bridge, United, Dortmund, Nottingham Forest


Tottenham boss Pochettino insists Man United rumours are no 'motivation' for him

Tottenham will travel to Stamford Bridge on January 24 for leg two with a slim advantage thanks to Harry Kane's penalty. The FC crew question if Mauricio Pochettino is preparing himself for a new job, after voicing his concerns with Tottenham's lack of transfer activity. Mark Ogden and the FC crew explain why they aren't falling in love with the idea of making Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United's permanent manager. LONDON -- Mauricio Pochettino believes...
Tags: London, Football, America, Sport, Story, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Italy, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Argentina, Mark Ogden, Espn, Harry Kane, Stamford Bridge, Pochettino


Tottenham boss Pochettino says Man United rumours no 'motivation' for Solskjaer

Tottenham will travel to Stamford Bridge on January 24 for leg two with a slim advantage thanks to Harry Kane's penalty. The FC crew question if Mauricio Pochettino is preparing himself for a new job, after voicing his concerns with Tottenham's lack of transfer activity. Mark Ogden and the FC crew explain why they aren't falling in love with the idea of making Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United's permanent manager. Mauricio Pochettino has said Ole Gunna...
Tags: Football, America, Sport, Story, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Italy, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Argentina, Wembley, Mark Ogden, Espn, Harry Kane, Stamford Bridge, Pochettino


Jose Mourinho responds to rumours of Benfica move

Mourinho’s return to Portugal is a non-starter Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has responded to the rumours suggesting he could return to Portugal and manage Benfica. The Portuguese boss was sacked not too long ago following a disappointing season at Manchester United. The atmosphere around the club was truly toxic and after a 3-1 defeat to Liverpool, he was given his marching order. He then went somewhat underground as he planned to take time off and see where the next move would c...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Portugal, Jose Mourinho, Stamford Bridge, Man United, Porto, Psg, Benfica, Mourinho, Paris Saint Germain


Bookies slash odds on Timo Werner joining Chelsea

Betting syndicate Ladbrokes have this afternoon provided updated odds on the possibility of Premier League giants Chelsea securing a deal for RB Leipzig star Timo Werner. Leipzig standout 22-year-old striker Werner is widely-considered as one of the finest young players in Germany. Since making the move to Leipzig in the summer of 2016, the prolific hitman has notched 56 goals in less than 100 appearances. To this point in the current campaign, meanwhile, Werner has found the net 13 times in 1...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham, Bayern Munich, Bournemouth, Stamford Bridge, Ladbrokes, Dortmund, Stuttgart, Leipzig, Timo Werner, Michy Batshuayi


Marcos Alonso advises Chelsea teammate Hudson-Odoi: ‘I don’t know why someone would go to Bayern’

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has this afternoon advised teammate Callum Hudson-Odoi against joining Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich. Chelsea prodigy Hudson-Odoi, an 18-year-old winger/forward, has been on Chelsea’s books since joining the club at U8-level. And the gifted attacker has since gone on to establish himself as one of, if not the most highly-regarded starlet on the books of the Blues. However, to this point, Hudson-Odoi’s attempts to carve out any sort of meaningful playing time in...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Bayern Munich, Blues, Bournemouth, Stamford Bridge, Bayern, Maurizio Sarri, Alonso, Gonzalo Higuain, Antonio Conte, Allianz Arena, PAOK


Michy Batshuayi’s Chelsea return & Gonzalo Higuain’s agent in is London

Michy Batshuayi’s Chelsea return Valencia have confirmed the news on Thursday. Los Che’s sporting director Mateu Alemany has publicly stated that Michy Batshuayi is being sent back to Chelsea. Batshuayi had agreed to stay at Valencia for the season in a loan deal hammered out last summer. But after six months, the Spanish side are terminating the deal. Alemany said: The player knows this and we hope that soon it can be solved for the good of all the parties. #Valencia sporting director Mateu A...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Juventus, Bournemouth, Crystal Palace, Stamford Bridge, Ac Milan, Valencia, Napoli, Mauro Icardi, Michy Batshuayi, Maurizio Sarri, Gonzalo Higuain


Chelsea transfers: Bournemouth’s £50m Callum Wilson & Alvaro Morata’s next move

Chelsea’s striker search Ten days into the January transfer window, noise is building that Chelsea may sign a striker. Alvaro Morata continues to disappoint at Stamford Bridge, while Olivier Giroud, who is out of contract this summer, has been in and out of the team this season. Maurizio Sarri has opted to play Eden Hazard as a false nine in recent months, however that’s not always been successful. Bournemouth’s £50m Callum Wilson One potential Chelsea target is Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson. T...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Bbc, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Atletico Madrid, Bournemouth, Eden Hazard, Olivier Giroud, Stamford Bridge, Sevilla, Napoli, Mauro Icardi, Callum Wilson, Wilson


Atletico Madrid join race for Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata

Morata attracting attention from Spain Since arriving at Chelsea from Real Madrid Alvaro Morata has never really been at his best for the Blues. The Spaniard started the 2017/18 season well for Chelsea bagging six in his first six games. But he would then score just one league goal in the second half of last season. Morata may have hoped a change in manager would help him rediscover his form this campaign. Unfortunately, Maurizio Sarri appears to be equally as frustrated with him. Sarri has eve...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, Bournemouth, Sergio Aguero, Stamford Bridge, Jurgen Klopp, Sevilla, Ladbrokes, Man City, Napoli, Callum Wilson


Transfer rumors: Morata out, Icardi in at Chelsea; Perisic to Man United

Chelsea's search for a new striker continues, as Alvaro Morata's time at Stamford Bridge appears to be almost up. A report from ESPN says that Morata's agent, who flew to London today, will discuss the future of the Spanish striker with Chelsea's hierarchy as Sevilla want to sign him on loan. Another report from Cope states that Atletico Madrid have also entered the race to sign Morata.
Tags: London, News, Chelsea, Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, Espn, Stamford Bridge, Sevilla, Man United, Morata, Alvaro Morata, Icardi, Perisic