Failed Chelsea bidders believe Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s rejected £4.25bn bid may yet be taken seriously

Failed Chelsea bidders believe Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s offer WILL be taken seriously if favourite Todd Boehly’s £3.5bn deal collapses… despite Britain’s richest man seeing last-gasp £4.25bn bid rejected Chelsea-owner-in-waiting Todd Boehly still intends to seal a deal to buy the club  This is despite the uncertainty created by Roman Abramovich’s apparent attempts to renege on a promise … Read more

Nick Candy significantly increases bid to buy Chelsea after gaining further funding

Nick Candy increases bid to buy Chelsea to over £2.5bn after gaining further funding through a South Korean financial backer, with potential buyers set to be whittled down to a shortlist of three or four later this week Property tycoon Nick Candy has significantly increased his bid for Chelsea Candy submitted a bid of more … Read more

Disgusted fans accuse Liverpool defender Kostas Tsimikas of SPITTING into the stands

REVEALED: Liverpool have had to ‘remind Kostas Tsimikas of his responsibilities’ after disgusted fans spotted him SPITTING GUM into the stands below Wembley’s Royal Box after beating Chelsea Liverpool defeated Chelsea on penalties to win the Carabao Cup at Wembley Reds defender Kostas Tsimikas did not play a minute of the final on Sunday As … Read more

Roman Abramovich’s decision to reliquish control of Chelsea is ‘symbolic’ rather than technical

Roman Abramovich sent shockwaves around the world of football on Saturday night by announcing he was handing the ‘stewardship and care of Chelsea FC’ to the trustees of the club’s charitable foundation. Amid fears the billionaire could face stringent sanctions from the Government, the surprising move is an attempt to protect Chelsea from continued links … Read more

MATT BARLOW: Roman Abramovich remains cloaked in secrecy… his statement was typically clinical

MATT BARLOW: Roman Abramovich remains cloaked in secrecy… no one outside his inner circle will know whether Chelsea are for sale until the next cold and clinical statement is released Roman Abramovich remains distant, mostly silent and cloaked in secrecy  Abramovich’s statement about him stepping away was typically brief No one will know if Chelsea … Read more

Chelsea’s match with Liverpool marks the start of a safe standing trial period in the Premier League

Chelsea’s Premier League match with Liverpool at Stamford Bridge marks the start of a safe-standing trial period in the top two divisions in English football, with fans allowed on their feet for the first time since 1994 The stadiums in the top two divisions have previously been all-seater venues There’ll now be safe standing zones … Read more

Achraf Hakimi rejected Chelsea to make £60m move to PSG this summer

Achraf Hakimi confirms he rejected interest from European champions Chelsea to make his £60m move to PSG this summer, with the defender claiming he knew he ‘would have been happy’ in Paris Achraf Hakimi completed a £60million move to PSG from Inter Milan this year The Moroccan star has confirmed he rejected European champions Chelsea … Read more

Jorginho reveals he was ‘close’ to joining Manchester City before sealing £50m move to Chelsea

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho reveals he was ‘close to joining Premier League rivals Manchester City’ before sealing £50m move to Stamford Bridge Jorginho has revealed he was ‘close’ to joining Manchester City three years ago The Italy midfielder, 29, decided to join the Blues for £50m from Napoli   Joint-top Chelsea face fifth-placed Manchester City on Saturday … Read more

Pep Guardiola admits Manchester City will have to sign a top striker to replace Sergio Aguero

Pep Guardiola admitted Manchester do not possess a ‘weapon’ like Romelu Lukaku – and believes his bosses know they must sign a striker next summer. City failed to replace Sergio Aguero ahead of this season as Tottenham stood firm in keeping hold of Harry Kane, and Guardiola is likely to continue deploying false nines. On … Read more

Marcos Alonso follows through on his decision to STOP taking the knee as Chelsea defender stands

Marcos Alonso follows through on his decision to STOP taking the knee as Chelsea defender stands prior to Premier League showdown with rivals Man City… days after Thomas Tuchel said Blues would ‘respect’ his opinion Marcos Alonso revealed he would no longer be taking the knee before matches  The gesture was introduced for Project Restart … Read more

Premier League bosses to speak to Romelu Lukaku to discuss his views on fight against racism

Premier League bosses to speak to Romelu Lukaku to discuss his views on the fight against racism after Chelsea striker raised doubts over the impact of taking the knee Premier League to talk to Romelu Lukaku about his views on fight against racism  Lukaku questioned whether taking the knee is having a strong enough impact  … Read more

Tuchel slams Chelsea stars after Man City defeat

‘We lacked belief’: Furious Thomas Tuchel slams Chelsea stars for first defeat of the season to Man City and insists ‘it was not a good performance on any level’ Chelsea were beaten for the first time this season at home against Man City  Gabriel Jesus scored the only goal of the game as City took … Read more

Ruben Dias claims Pep Guardiola’s legacy does NOT depend on winning Champions League

Ruben Dias claims Pep Guardiola’s legacy does NOT depend on winning Champions League ahead of their clash with Paris Saint-Germain City meet Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday in a repeat of last season’s semi-final  The Spaniard hasn’t added to the Champions League trophies he won at Barca Although he has won the league and completed a unique … Read more