Graham Potter admits Chelsea were lucky Thiago Silva wasn’t sent off against Crystal Palace

Graham Potter admits Chelsea were LUCKY Thiago Silva wasn’t sent off against Crystal Palace before the Brazilian set up their equaliser… as he hails the Blues’ for their ‘character and spirit’ to earn a late win Graham Potter admitted Thiago Silva was lucky to stay on the pitch for Chelsea Crystal Palace felt frustrated Silva’s … Read more

Conor Gallagher returns to haunt Palace with superb late strike to give the Blues late victory

Conor Gallagher was cheered on to the pitch by Crystal Palace supporters and then broke their hearts with a stunning 90th-minute winner for Chelsea. Midfielder Gallagher was given a standing ovation when he entered the fray in the 76th minute in recognition of his brilliant loan spell here last season which ended with him winning … Read more

MARTIN KEOWN: The North London derby will produce a superb tactical battle between Arteta and Conte

MARTIN KEOWN: The clash between Mikel Arteta’s expressive style and Antonio Conte’s pragmatic system will bring a fascinating tactical battle to the north London derby League leaders Arsenal face Tottenham in the North London derby on Saturday Antonio Conte’s undefeated side sit in third place just one point off the Gunners Mikel Arteta’s expansive style … Read more

Christopher Nkunku ‘set to sign for Chelsea after undergoing medical’

Chelsea are reportedly set to sign Red Bull Leipzig midfielder Christopher Nkunku next summer.  Nkunku has been linked with a move away from the German Bundesliga side but a move this summer never materialised. However, there have been reports that the French international has already done a medical ahead of a move to Stamford Bridge … Read more

Christopher Nkunku ‘has had secret Chelsea medical’ before a possible £52.8m move in 2023

REVEALED: Christopher Nkunku ‘had a secret Chelsea medical in Frankfurt last month’, with Todd Boehly set for a £52.8m deal to trigger Bundesliga player of the year’s release clause next summer Christopher Nkunku, 24, had a ‘secret medical’ exam with Chelsea in Frankfurt  The Frenchman scored 20 goals and assisted 15 in the Bundesliga last … Read more

Trevoh Chalobah unlikely to start in Graham Potter’s first Premier League match at Chelsea

Trevoh Chalobah is unlikely to start against Crystal Palace in what will be Graham Potter’s first Premier League game in charge at Chelsea, according to reports. The central defender broke into the first team at the Blues last summer, having been highly impressive during their pre-season schedule. Chalobah made his first competitive start for Chelsea … Read more

John Obi Mikel bows out from football as one of Chelsea’s greatest ever unsung heroes

While he may not be worthy of a statue outside Stamford Bridge, it is hard to find a bigger unsung hero in Chelsea’s recent history than John Obi Mikel. On Tuesday Mikel, who featured 372 times in a trophy-laden 11-year stint with the Blues, announced his retirement from football aged 35 following a curtain-closing spell … Read more

Arsenal and Liverpool ‘join Chelsea in hoping to mimic Man City and become multi-club networks’

Arsenal and Liverpool ‘join Chelsea in hoping to mimic Man City and become multi-club networks’… with the trio’s American owners ‘looking to Brazil, Portugal and Belgium to start expanding their football portfolio’ Arsenal and Liverpool join Chelsea in looking to establish a multi-club network The model’s been pioneered by Manchester City’s owners, City Football Group  … Read more

Chelsea ‘plan talks with Bayer Leverkusen over sporting director Tim Steidten’

Chelsea ‘plan talks with Bayer Leverkusen over sporting director Tim Steidten’ as Todd Boehly moves on to other targets after Red Bull Salzburg’s Christoph Freund revealed he rejected the Stamford Bridge role Chelsea’s new owner Todd Boehly is currently searching for a sporting director  Red Bull Salzburg’s Christoph Freund revealed he has turned down the … Read more

Chelsea’s massive staff exodus under Boehly continues as head physiotherapist Laurent leaves club

EXCLUSIVE: Chelsea head physio Thierry Laurent is axed on ZOOM after 17 YEARS at Stamford Bridge – as Boehly’s ruthless clearout goes on after Tuchel, Buck, Granovskaia and Cech exits Chelsea’s off-field exodus has continued with another high-profile departure Head physiotherapist Thierry Laurent is leaving after 17 years at the club  He follows medical director … Read more