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Chelsea FC: Possible starting XIs for Antonio Conte next season, featuring Batshuayi and Morata up top

22 Jul

Chelsea’s transfer activity, so far, this summer has given manager Antonio Conte plenty of options for next season. With Champions League football added to their calendar, the Blues were always going to strengthen across the field and interest in how their starting line-up could look is growing. So what are the strongest options for Conte? […]

Premier League 2017/18: Seven title contenders’ best line up right now revealed

22 Jul

The new Premier League season is getting closer and closer. Teams have returned for pre-season and some have already started taking part in friendlies, giving fans the chance to see how their side are shaping up. Furthermore, new signings have been brought to the Premier League to strengthen clubs all throughout the top flight. This […]

Arsenal v Chelsea pre-season friendly, July 22 2017: Team news, what time is kick-off and what channel is it on?

21 Jul

Arsenal and Chelsea will meet on Saturday [July 22] as part of their preparations for the new Premier League season. In a repeat of the FA Cup final and a preview of the upcoming Community Shield, the two sides face off in a friendly at the Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing. Arsene Wenger’s side have already […]

The best under-21 footballers ranked by value, including Mbappe, Alli and Sanches

19 Jul

Who is the most valuable player under the age of 21? We are close to seeing the first £100m player and, a new study by Soccerex using a Football Value Index by sports marketing company Prime Time Sport, reveals the 20 players who are closest to costing the landmark fee. According to Soccerex, this Football Value Index is used […]

Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, July 19: Barkley ‘demands to be paid more than Kane’ at Tottenham, Neymar in £195m PSG switch?

19 Jul

talkSPORT.com bring you all the latest headlines and top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers… Everton midfielder Ross Barkley is demanding a whopping £150,000-a-week wage packet – more than star striker Harry Kane – to join Tottenham this summer. (Daily Mirror) Barkley’s potential arrival at the north London club could pave the way for Moussa Sissoko […]

CONFIRMED: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte signs new two-year contract

18 Jul

Manager Antonio Conte has signed a new two-year contract with Chelsea. The Italian guided the Blues to the Premier League title in his first season at Stamford Bridge. “I am very happy to have signed a new contract with Chelsea. We worked extremely hard in our first year to achieve something amazing, which I am […]

Chelsea ‘want £60million Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero’ as hunt for new striker continues

18 Jul

Sergio Aguero has emerged as Chelsea’s No 1 striker option to replace wantaway Diego Costa.  Aguero has faced an uncertain future at Manchester City under Pep Guardiola and the champions hope to capitalise on the situation, according to The Mirror.  The Blues are searching desperately for additional power with the new Premier League season just […]

Mukhtar Ali: Chelsea youngster completes permanent transfer to Vitesse Arnhem

17 Jul

Midfielder Mukhtar Ali has completed a permanent transfer from Chelsea to Vitesse Arnhem. The 19-year-old, who played for England at both Under-16 and Under-17 level, moves back to the Eredivisie club where he spent the second half of last season on loan. Ali, who was born in Somalia, came through the Chelsea academy and was […]

Chelsea FC news: What is Antonio Rudiger’s best position? Detailed view from a Roma fan

16 Jul

Chelsea recently signed Antonio Rudiger from Roma, but which position is he most suitable for? That’s what talkSPORT.com wanted to know and here, Roma fan Matteo Ciampani kindly answered a few of our questions. What sort of player have Chelsea bought in Antonio Rudiger? Toni is probably one of the best young defenders in Europe. Even if […]

Chelsea FC transfer news: Predicted Blues XI featuring Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Tiemoue Bakayoko and other new signings

15 Jul

Chelsea are close to sealing the £65m signing of Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. With Diego Costa set to depart Stamford Bridge this summer, Antonio Conte has been on the look out for a new striker. The Blues missed out on Romelu Lukaku, with the Belgium international signing for Manchester United, and various reports have […]