Chelsea Update – Blues want Liverpool starlet

This morning, the Express have reported that Chelsea are lining up a monumental bid to sign Liverpool starlet Raheem Sterling. Liverpool boss, Brendan Rodgers has insisted that Sterling is due to sign a new contract with the club, but the England attacker is yet to put pen to paper. A player who has wowed the crowds since stamping his mark on the …

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Oliver BainesChelsea Update – Blues want Liverpool starlet

Chelsea Update – David Luiz rejected Chelsea contract

Former Chelsea defender, David Luiz has revealed that he rejected an offer to stay on at Chelsea and instead opted to move to PSG. Speaking to Sky Sports, David Luiz said, “Chelsea offered me a new contract to stay but it was my choice to come here.” “I was happy with the plan PSG offered to me and I think it …

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Oliver BainesChelsea Update – David Luiz rejected Chelsea contract

Chelsea Update – Cech wants to leave

150 clean sheets. Nearly 500 appearances for the Blues and he was dropped. Does Petr Cech have a valid reason to want to leave Chelsea? I think so. Admittedly, his competitor has been described as one of the best young keepers of the century and for good reason, Courtois has been sensational. A big call by Jose Mourinho, but the “Special …

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Oliver BainesChelsea Update – Cech wants to leave

Chelsea update – former manager Di Matteo joins which club?

Former Chelsea player and boss, Roberto Di Matteo has been handed the managerial position at German club, Schalke. It is the Italians first job as a manager since departing his former club back in November 2012. Di Matteo succeeds, Jens Keller as the manager after what proved to be a very inconsistent start from the German outfit. Currently lying in …

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Oliver BainesChelsea update – former manager Di Matteo joins which club?

Brain injury charity criticise Chelsea over Courtois

Chelsea have today been criticised by brain injury charity Headway for their handling of goalkeeper’s Thibaut Courtois head injury on the weekend. BBC Sport contain the quote from charity chief executive Peter McCabe who said it was “hard to understand how a concussion was not suspected”. 22-year-old Belgian international Thibaut Courtois clashed with Alexis Sanchez who was running at full pelt …

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Gareth ThomasBrain injury charity criticise Chelsea over Courtois

Lampard ready to extend Manchester City loan

Frank Lampard stunned the Premier League in the summer when the Chelsea legend joined Manchester City on a loan spell. Now after much speculation, The Independent report that Super Frank could be ready to extend his stay in the North-West Frank Lampard began his career at West Ham United and made 148 Premier League appearances for the club between 1995-2001. …

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Gareth ThomasLampard ready to extend Manchester City loan

Breaking: Sturridge signs new Liverpool deal!

Liverpool fans will be delighted to hear the news that their star man Daniel Sturridge has signed a new contract at the Anfield club. Liverpool tweeted to confirm the deal, the length of which only given as “long term”. #LFC are delighted to confirm that Daniel Sturridge has committed his long-term future to the club #SturridgeLFC pic.twitter.com/SmyOMpbgHX — Liverpool FC (@LFC) …

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Gareth ThomasBreaking: Sturridge signs new Liverpool deal!

Chelsea and Arsenal chase 15-year-old, Oxford

Chelsea and Arsenal are set to do battle over a young 15-year-old defender from West Ham United. A number of outlets have reported the interest with the Daily Express believing both London clubs are close to a deal. Reece Oxford is a product of the West Ham United youth academy, a place with an excellent reputation for producing talent, and the …

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Gareth ThomasChelsea and Arsenal chase 15-year-old, Oxford

WATCH – Sporting’s Nani mistakes ref for a team-mate

In a bizarre moment in yesterday’s Champions League match between Sporting Lisbon and Chelsea; on loan winger Nani blitzes down the wing on a Sporting counter attack before back-heeling the ball into the path of what he thought was a team-mate. Turns out it was the ref… See the video here… Sporting lost the game 1-0, thanks to a 34th …

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Oliver BainesWATCH – Sporting’s Nani mistakes ref for a team-mate

Champions League preview: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Barcelona

The Champions League is back this week! As ever the biggest club competition in the world throws up some fantastic ties and tonight is no different with Barcelona, PSG, Chelsea, Manchester City and Bayern Munich all in action. There are 8 games on offer and all will be incredibly important as match-day 2 sees 3 more vital points on offer. Here is …

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Gareth ThomasChampions League preview: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Barcelona

Chelsea want Brazilian youngster Anderson Talisca

Chelsea are rumoured to be chasing young Brazilian attacking-midfielder Anderson Talisca from Benfica. The Daily Star believe Chelsea could return to do business with the Portuguese club from whom they purchased David Luiz and Nemanja Matic. The 6ft 2in, 20-year-old Talisca only joined Benfica this summer from Brazilian club Bahia where he had made 30 first team appearances. He had been …

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Gareth ThomasChelsea want Brazilian youngster Anderson Talisca

Ryan Bertrand hints at Southampton stay

On loan Southampton defender, Ryan Bertrand has hinted that he may stay at Southampton and leave Chelsea in the summer. Speaking to the Metro, Bertrand said, “The situation became clear to me before I went on loan to Aston Villa (last season). I was getting those 15, 20, 25, 30-plus games a season, until I hit a stumbling block,” he …

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Oliver BainesRyan Bertrand hints at Southampton stay
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Manchester United’s Juan Mata back off to Spain?

  Is Manchester United playmaker, Juan Mata set to leave the club and return to former Spanish club, Valencia? Well, that is the view of the Daily Star who have suggested that Valencia are weighing up a loan move for the Spaniard in January before they splash out £30m on securing the services of their former star. Mata has only recently joined …

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Oliver BainesManchester United’s Juan Mata back off to Spain?

Premier League preview: Featuring Liverpool, Man Utd & Arsenal

After the distraction of the Capital One Cup mid-week, the Premier League returns this weekend! We have some phenomenal ties ahead including the Merseyside Derby at Anfield and the North-London Derby at the Emirates Stadium. Not only that but Manchester United host West Ham United who will fancy their chances and third placed Aston Villa travel to pacesetters Chelsea on …

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Gareth ThomasPremier League preview: Featuring Liverpool, Man Utd & Arsenal

Arsene Wenger critical of Frank Lampard loan move

Arsene Wenger has blasted Manchester City and Frank Lampard for the loan move that saw him return to the Premier League following his Chelsea departure. The Daily Mirror report how Wenger has questioned the legality of the move. Frank Lampard left Chelsea after 13 years at the club where he became the Blues’ all-time goalscorer and won 3 Premier League trophies, 4 …

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Gareth ThomasArsene Wenger critical of Frank Lampard loan move

Could Lampard stay with Manchester City beyond January?

Could Frank Lampard be set to prolong his stay at the Etihad? Speaking to BBC Sport, the former England midfielder said, “I’m signed here until January, so that’s all I can say at the minute,” said ex-Chelsea player Lampard.” An argument has been proposed to Lampard that he does not need to return to the USA for pre-season training as he …

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Oliver BainesCould Lampard stay with Manchester City beyond January?

Capital One Cup review: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Newcastle

The second day of fixtures took place last night in the Capital One Cup third round that saw Manchester City hosted Sheffield Wednesday, Chelsea welcomed Bolton Wanderers, Championship side Nottingham Forest travelled to Tottenham Hotspur whilst struggling Newcastle United took on equally struggling Crystal Palace. Here is Brandish’s round up of the second half of Third Round fixtures in the …

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Gareth ThomasCapital One Cup review: featuring Man City, Chelsea and Newcastle

Arsenal, Chelsea & Man Utd all want Svilar, age 15!

Aged 15, what are you doing? Well I was still in school, juggling that with FIFA and Football Manager! However goalkeeper Mike Svilar, of Belgium club Anderlecht, is being hunted by three Premier League giants according to the Daily Mail. Belgium is a country with a proud history of producing top quality players and Mike Svilar is being tipped as …

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Gareth ThomasArsenal, Chelsea & Man Utd all want Svilar, age 15!

Capital One Cup: Arsenal out, Liverpool victorious & more clashes to come!

Last night saw the Third Round of the Capital One Cup take place across the country with a number of high profile clashes and a few upsets too! Liverpool faced Middlesborough at Anfield, Arsenal hosted Southampton, Everton travelled to Swansea whilst Fulham and Cardiff continued their manager-less periods. Here is the best of last night’s action with a quick look …

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Gareth ThomasCapital One Cup: Arsenal out, Liverpool victorious & more clashes to come!

Chelsea’s Ramires set for Real Madrid switch?

Chelsea midfielder Ramires is set to join Spanish giants Real Madrid. That is according to the Daily Mirror who report the fee would be around £25m. Ramires is 27 years of age and has been at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea since August 2010. He started his career in Brazil with Cruzeiro before moving on to Portugal with Benfica. Chelsea then paid …

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Gareth ThomasChelsea’s Ramires set for Real Madrid switch?