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Conte challenges Bakayoko to follow Kante’s development

Conte

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hopes N’Golo Kante’s development into one of the best players in the Premier League will rub off onto team-mate and compatriot Tiemoue Bakayoko. The 23-year-old was signed by Conte from Monaco for a fee of around £40m during the summer. After he signed, Matic was sold to Manchester United, meaning the …

Morata admits United interest but wanted to play for Conte

Morata

Alvaro Morata has admitted that Manchester United were interested in acquiring his services during the summer transfer window, before moving from Real Madrid to Chelsea. The 24-year-old looked certain to join Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, with Romelu Lukaku destined to go back to his former club Chelsea. However, the complete opposite was the end …

Conte not interested in Wenger’s problems at Arsenal

Wenger

Chelsea face Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, hoping to secure a fourth straight league win and piling the pressure on their London rivals. The Blues are the favourites for the game, and have not lost to the Gunners at home since 2011. However, the clubs last two meetings in both the FA Cup final …

Paul Merson’s Chelsea and Arsenal combined XI embarrasses the Gunners

Morata

Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has drafted his combined Chelsea and Arsenal XI ahead of their Super Sunday clash. Over the years, the two teams have produced some of the greatest sides that the Premier League has ever seen, and combining the two has been a struggle with so many class players to choose from. …

Chelsea vs Arsenal: Match Preview and Predictions

Conte

Chelsea clash with Arsenal on Super Sunday in what is a blockbuster of a fixture. The two sides last met in the Community Shield fixture at the beginning of the season, after previously meeting in the FA Cup final. Arsenal won both fixtures, but Chelsea will be hoping to get revenge and continue the Gunners’ …

Roy Keane: Chelsea better without Costa

Roy Keane has slammed Diego Costa, saying he is in no doubt that Chelsea are better off without the troubled forward. Costa has refused to return to the Chelsea camp this season after being told by manager Antonio Conte that he did not have a future at Stamford Bridge. The Spain international has been a …

The Season Ahead and the Best Chelsea Bets

Pedro

The Blues have had a successful season in 2016/17 and after having won the English Premier League, a quest for title defence has begun. As always, Chelsea was involved in a number of transfers, with players coming to Stamford Bridge and others, including club legend John Terry, departing. Who Left? Four notable players left Chelsea …

Stan Collymore: Chelsea should have signed Keita

Conte

Former Liverpool star turned pundit Stan Collymore says that Chelsea should have done more to sign Naby Keita from RB Leipzig. Liverpool completed the signing of the midfielder after activating his £48m release clause that comes into effect next summer, meaning he will join up with Jurgen Klopp’s side at the end of the season. …

Lampard believes Hazard can be on Messi and Ronaldo’s level

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard says that Eden Hazard is capable of reaching the same level as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Hazard is rated as one of the best players in the game, and many predict the Belgian can go on to become a Premier League legend similar to that of Frank Lampard. But being …

Cahill raring to go in the Champions League

Gary Cahill

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill says the club are back where they belong in the Champions League, after missing out on playing in the tournament last season. It was the first season in 20 years that the Blues were not involved in a European competition, and Cahill hopes his side can build on the success of …

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