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

Ralph Hasenhuttl insists it is better for Southampton to sign young players from top teams

Ralph Hasenhuttl insists it is better for Southampton to sign young players from top Premier League teams and give them opportunities after watching Tino Livramento and Armando Broja excel Ralph Hasenhuttl revealed that it is better for his side to sign young players He signed ‘young flowers’ Tino Livramento and Armando Broja from Chelsea Hasenhuttl … Read more

Chelsea, Liverpool and Bayern ‘set to renew interest in £86m Italy star Federico Chiesa this summer’

Chelsea, Liverpool and Bayern Munich are all ‘set to renew their interest in £86m Juventus winger Federico Chiesa this summer’ but the Italian giants have no intention of letting their prized asset and Euro 2020 star leave Juventus star Federico Chiesa is a key transfer target for several European giants Chelsea, Liverpool and Bayern Munich … Read more

Chelsea keen to ‘secure new long-term deals for N’Golo Kante, Jorginho and Mason Mount’

Chelsea keen to ‘secure new long-term deals for N’Golo Kante, Jorginho and Mason Mount… but only after futures of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen are finalised’ Chelsea are keen to tie down a number of players whose deals run out soon  Centre backs Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen are the board’s priority The Blues will … Read more

Headway question Aston Villa’s handling of John McGinn’s head injury

Aston Villa’s handling of John McGinn’s head injury questioned after he played on for 34 minutes following collision with Michael Keane, before eventually being taken off complaining of dizziness Headway have questioned Aston Villa’s handling of John McGinn’s head injury McGinn was a 40th-minute concussion substitute in Villa’s 3-0 win over Everton Dean Smith said … Read more

Nuno Espirito Santo says Tottenham’s ‘many problems’ can’t be solved on the training ground  

‘We have problems’: Nuno Espirito Santo admits Tottenham must solve their woes during matches amid hectic schedule – and blames ‘all the players’ for Harry Kane’s struggles Tottenham have lost their last two league games 3-0 amid collapse in form Nuno Espirito Santo’s side lost heavily to Chelsea in their last match on Sunday They … Read more

Marcos Alonso’s decision not to take the knee will spark fresh debate on racism, hopes Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel hopes Marcos Alonso’s decision not to take the knee will spark a fresh debate about how to ‘have more effect’ against racism after Chelsea defender said pre-match gesture was ‘maybe losing its strength’ Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso has decided to no longer take the knee before games Spanish defender suggested the anti-racism gesture was … Read more