Chelsea confirm Frank Lampard’s first signing

The winter transfer window might be over but Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea have confirmed Frankie Lampard’s first transfer under his reign. Ajax wonderkid Hakim Ziyech will join the Blues at the end of this season after 4 fantastic years with the Dutch side. The Moroccan’s move from Ajax to Chelsea has been confirmed by both clubs […]

Chelsea launch new ‘old school’ third kit for 2019/20

Chelsea have unveiled their new 1990s-inspired third kit. The black top features an orange trim and resembles the away strip worn by the club between 1994 and 96. The retro shirt includes the Nike logo and an old school collar which includes the club’s name. Blues midfielder Mason Mount told London’s Evening Standard: ‘You can […]

Liverpool to face Napoli – Juventus clashes with Atletico Madrid

Holders Liverpool will face Napoli, Salzburg and Genk in the Champions League group stage this season. Premier League champions Manchester City were drawn alongside Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Zagreb and Atalanta. Last year’s runners-up Tottenham Hotspur are in a group with five-time European Cup winners Bayern Munich, plus Olympiakos and Red Star Belgrade. Chelsea must negotiate […]

ROMA: Zappacosta IN – Santon OUT

Chelsea right-back Davide Zappacosta has reportedly agreed to join Roma on loan, with Davide Santon set for Real Mallorca. Santon looked to be headed for SPAL or Real Sociedad, but Gianluca Di Marzio’s website writes he is now ‘very close’ to Mallorca, who recently returned to La Liga after a six-year absence. In turn, Di […]

Rashford double helps Man United crush Chelsea

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has insisted his team did not deserve Sunday’s hammering at the hands of Manchester United.7 He said a fair result against the run of play ‘was nowhere near a 4-0′. Goals from Anthony Martial, Daniel James and a double from Marcus Rashford saw Lampard’s first competitive game in charge end in […]

Arsenal agree €8.6m deal with Chelsea to sign David Luiz

Arsenal star David Luiz is moving across London. The Gunners have agreed a deal to sign Chelsea star for a fee of around €8.6 million. The defender, 32, passed a medical on Thursday morning and signed a two-year contract with Arsenal, according to London’s Evening Standard. Luiz briefly worked under Arsenal manager Unai Emery at […]

Inter Milan still hopeful of securing Man Utd’s Lukaku

Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte has revealed he is hopeful of finalising a deal for Manchester United star Romelu Lukaku in the coming days. The Italian club have been chasing the 26-year-old striker all summer. They have reportedly offered a fresh bid of around £65million for the Belgium international. Lukaku has not played a single […]

Holland’s magnificent winger Arjen Robben retires at 35

Former Bayern Munich and Chelsea winger Arjen Robben has retired at the age of 35. The ex-Netherlands international, whose Bayern contract expired in June, was hammered by injuries last season. Robben also played for Real Madrid and PSV, having started his career at Dutch side FC Groningen 19 years ago. He won trophies at every […]

Frank Lampard appointed as Chelsea’s new manager

Frank Lampard has been appointed as the new head coach at Chelsea on a three-year contract, sealing a return to Stamford Bridge for the club’s record goalscorer. Chelsea are expected to pay Derby £4m in compensation for Lampard, who was excused from reporting for pre-season training with the Championship club on Monday. Lampard, 41, has left […]

Chelsea given permission to hold talks with Lampard

Derby have given Chelsea permission to speak to Frank Lampard about the vacant managerial position at Stamford Bridge. Lampard has been strongly linked with the job since Maurizio Sarri left the role this month. A statement issued by Derby said: ‘Derby County Football Club can confirm that they have granted permission for Chelsea Football Club […]

Fernando Torres retires from professional football

Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has announced his retirement from football. The 35-year-old Spaniard has been playing in Japan since leaving Atletico Madrid last year. He scored 81 goals across four seasons with Liverpool and won the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup with Chelsea. A World Cup winner with Spain in […]

Juventus appoint Maurizio Sarri as manager

Juventus have officially appointed Maurizio Sarri as their new Coach after his departure from Chelsea was confirmed. The 60-year-old had only joined Chelsea last year and had a deal until June 2021, but negotiations via agent Fali Ramadani – the same man who ensured he was released from his Napoli contract – ensured an early […]

Sarri leaves Chelsea take over as Juventus boss

Chelsea have announced manager Maurizio Sarri has left the club to take charge of Italian champions Juventus. The Blues and Juventus have agreed a compensation package, understood to be in excess of £5million, for Sarri, 60, who signed a three-year deal with Chelsea when appointed last summer. ‘Maurizio Sarri is leaving Chelsea Football Club to […]

Eden Hazard presented to thousands of Real Madrid’s fans

Eden Hazard joined Real Madrid from Chelsea for a fee that could exceed €168m. The Belgian underwent a medical and then signed his five-year deal alongside Real president Florentino Perez. Hazard said: ‘My dream ever since I was a child has been to play for Real Madrid’. After signing his contract, Perez introduced Hazard, who […]

Premier League releases fixtures for the 2019-2020 season

Manchester City will start the defence of their Premier League title at West Ham. The 2019-20 fixtures, announced on Thursday morning, handed Pep Guardiola’s team an opening match at a venue which has proved to be productive for them since 2017. City, who have won successive Premier League titles, have picked up three points in […]

Chelsea prevail over Arsenal to take Europa League crown

Eden Hazard bid a glorious farewell to Chelsea by netting a brace as Maurizio Sarri’s side roared past Arsenal to seal Europa League success in Azerbaijan. Unai Emery was looking to continue his love affair with this competition and end the Gunners’ 25-year wait for continental success at the end of his maiden campaign in […]