Chelsea

Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United was madness – Jose Mourinho is delighted though

Chelsea’s decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United was madness – Jose Mourinho is delighted though

By Dave Smith I CAN'T for the life of me understand Chelsea's decision to sell Nemanja Matic - to a title rival, no less. And, according to a mass of comments on social media - from former players and fans alike -...read more »

Who’d have thought Burnley and Huddersfield would outshine the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool?

Who’d have thought Burnley and Huddersfield would outshine the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool?

ONE of the few things we have learned from the first batch of Premier League games is that the so-called lesser lights can have a big say in the destination of the title. Watford gave Liverpool a run for their money;...read more »

Glenn Hoddle and the Zaps team predict flying starts for Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool

Glenn Hoddle and the Zaps team predict flying starts for Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool

THE Premier League season kicked off in spectacular style last night with Arsenal’s 4-3 victory over Leicester. Our Zapsportz team of experts predicted a home win for the Gunners – but not by that incredible score. Arsene Wenger’s men twice came back...read more »

Liverpool can beat Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City to the title – Kenny Sansom loves Jurgen Klopp…and Antonio Conte

Liverpool can beat Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City to the title – Kenny Sansom loves Jurgen Klopp…and Antonio Conte

I'm excited about the new season. I'm sober and drinking orange and lemonade, so I hope to enjoy the campaign! Clubs have spent a lot of money. The team I fancy is Liverpool. I like the look of the young left-back...read more »

We assess some of the big transfer moves of the summer so far: Gray, Lemina, Richarlison, Iheanacho, Matic, Morata and others

We assess some of the big transfer moves of the summer so far: Gray, Lemina, Richarlison, Iheanacho, Matic, Morata and others

MANY Premier League clubs have been busy in the transfer market with the eagerly-anticipated start of the new season just a day away. The latest big money transfer was that of Andre Gray from Burnley to Watford in a club record...read more »

We rate the daily gossip: Oxlade-Chamberlain, Van Dijk, Balotelli, Coutinho and Sanchez are all in the news

We rate the daily gossip: Oxlade-Chamberlain, Van Dijk, Balotelli, Coutinho and Sanchez are all in the news

  Transfer speculation galore, of course, so let’s check out what we think is hot and what’s not. And rate the rumours accordingly... Chelsea have launched a £25m swoop for Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Daily Mail 2/10 No way Arsene will sell a...read more »

Manchester United and Chelsea should steer clear of Serge Aurier – Virgil Van Dijk is a better bet

Manchester United and Chelsea should steer clear of Serge Aurier – Virgil Van Dijk is a better bet

THERE are speculation stories; there are good stories – and there are non-stories. Like this one. Both the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph claim Manchester United and Chelsea are going head-to-head in a battle to sign Paris Saint Germain’s wayward...read more »

Mauricio Pochettino and Spurs are leaving it late – Jose Mourinho has got in early: transfer window analysis

Mauricio Pochettino and Spurs are leaving it late – Jose Mourinho has got in early: transfer window analysis

We are into the final month of the transfer window, with some clubs sitting pretty having already made a handful of star signings while other fans look anxiously at their chairmen wondering when the transfers are happening. The differing approaches to...read more »

Summer transfer deals so far: Ronald Koeman and Everton have been the busiest of a big bunch – Wayne Rooney et al

Summer transfer deals so far: Ronald Koeman and Everton have been the busiest of a big bunch – Wayne Rooney et al

There has been plenty of transfer activity in the Premier League so far this summer – no doubt more to come. So let’s run a check on the top clubs’ comings and goings...and what they have spent so far as records...read more »

Spurs can be Premier League title contenders – despite their lack of spending – Harry Kane and Dele Alli hold the key

Spurs can be Premier League title contenders – despite their lack of spending – Harry Kane and Dele Alli hold the key

  CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte has questioned Tottenham’s ambitions because of their lack of spending in the summer transfer market. Maybe, Mauricio Pochettino is happy with the squad he’s got. Doesn’t feel the need to strengthen. They finished second last season, have only...read more »